The Truslers

“We’ve worked with Hesper over the last decade to purchase commercial and residential properties with much success.  She quickly gets a sense for what you want and don’t want and can even help you figure that out if you’re not sure.  She can also help you make sure your goals are realistic so you don’t waste time.  Hesper is a native to the area so she knows the community like a local.  We have recommended Hesper without reservation to so many clients and friends and have a long list of people we like to think we helped find just the right property even though Hesper did all the work.”

- The Truslers

Hesper has always cherished the unique character of Western North Carolina, not only for the area’s beauty and diversity, but for the deep connections the region has to her family and her past. Whether she’s exploring country roads with clients, or enjoying cycling with friends, Hesper loves the process of discovering places that are new and exciting, but are also reminiscent of her own personal history and the rich character that is unique the Appalachian mountains.

Born in Brevard NC, Hesper earned her bachelor’s degree in Housing and Interiors from Appalachian State University in Boone. She has lived in Henderson, Buncombe and Transylvania counties, working in a variety of aspects of the construction industry, from home remodeling and design to contractor sales.  Hesper joined Steve Owen and Associates ten years ago and enjoys working with buyers and sellers. Four years ago she teamed up with Billy Harris and they now work as a team for Steve Owen and Associates.

Her familiarity with the region and understanding of the housing industry give her a set of skills uniquely suited to NC real estate. And she takes pride in going the extra mile for her buyers and sellers: her tireless work ethic, comprehensive due diligence, ability to coordinate key players and attention to detail consistently result in successful closings.

“It’s pretty exciting, the process of getting to know your clients, exploring the area, and helping buyers find the place that’s the perfect match for them. And after you’ve navigated the road to closing the deal, it’s rewarding to know that you’ve helped someone create the future that they always dreamed was possible.”

In her personal life, Hesper enjoys cooking, traveling, gardening, hiking, cycling, and spending time with her family, friends and pets.

“My quality of life, in Brevard NC, is pretty amazing – whether it’s cooking with friends, getting out in the forest, or enjoying local music. When you’ve lived here your whole life, it’s easy to take all that for granted. That’s one of the things I enjoy about my work; my clients are constantly reminding me of how lucky I am to live in Transylvania County. And in return, when I’m showing Brevard’s real estate to buyers, it’s great to have a familiarity with the area, or even personal stories, that I can share. It gives them a deeper insight, a more authentic connection, than they’re going to find in a brochure.  It is not just a house for sale or land for sale in Brevard, NC it is really a whole why of life we have to offer and share with buyers wanting to move to WNC.”


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