CREIANC Vendor Listings

Exit Realty Tri-Cities

Real Estate Services   Realtors

Contact: Mike Belcher
(865) 888-0001


Business Contact:

Mike Belcher

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Alcova Mortgage


Contact: John Isgrig or Mason Isgrig
Phone:  (828) 216-0409; 
Fax:  828-348-4068

Alcova offers a wide variety of both conventional and creative loan financing options.

Just for starters:

1- Fix and Flip Loans at 90% LTV

2 - Investor Cash Flow/DSCR Loans

3 - Commercial  Loans


Business Address:

Alcova Mortgage
261 Asheland Ave, Suite 100
Asheville, NC 28801

Business Contact:

John & Mason Isgrig

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House in Order Property Management, LLC

Property Management

Contact: Aaron Kraft
828-484-1571 (office)
828-545-9953 (cell)

     At House in Order, LLC, we are a full-service, long-term property management firm that allows you to maximize both your investments and your time.

What can we handle for you?

  • Marketing your rental property
  • Tenant Screening
  • Rent Collection
  • Property Repairs and Maintenance
  • Detailed Financial Reporting
  • . . . and Much More!

     Investing in real estate is the best thing you can do, and long-term leasing provides you with an ROI (Return On Investment) that is stable and can’t be matched!

     Partner with a firm that can give you back your time to invest more and enjoy your life.

We will take care of everything!
Call today:  828-484-1571

Business Address:

House in Order Property Management, LLC
802 Fairview Rd, Suite 3000
Asheville, NC 28803

Business Contact:

Aaron Kraft

Mountain Decks & Exteriors

Carpentry +

 Contact:  Colton Lingle
(828) 384-9078

Mountain Decks & Exteriors is a small exterior remodeling contractor that focuses on providing quality decking and exterior products for any home or business. We tailor our solutions to fit your needs and offer a variety of products to fit the constraints of your design and budget.

We specialize in:

  • wood and composite decks
  • vinyl, fiber cement, and LP Smartside siding products
  • screen porch installations
  • soffit and fascia repairs and solutions
  • exterior painting.

CREIA Discount:
We are currently offering CREIA members a 10% discount on decking and siding projects and a 15% discount on exterior painting projects.

Business Address:

Mountain Decks & Exteriors
249 Roy C Whitmire Rd
Brevard, NC 28712

Business Contact:

Colton Lingle

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TimeLink360, LLC

Building Plans   Real Estate Services

 Contact Carla Parvin
(828) 380-1772


Do you have a property with challenges? A small lot? Easements? Power lines?
How do you determine what will fit best on that lot?

Do you need plans to build or rehab a home or an addition?

We can help you do either or both of these -
For your next project, get your plan on paper!
That plan is your guide to the project –
What are you going to build & how much should it cost?
Also, the plan is your outline for working with contractors & subs.

So - Got an Idea? Get a Plan!
We will create site plans and/or home plans for your next build or rehab.

Quality Plans * Quick Turnaround * Reasonable Prices

Contact TimeLink360, LLC at

Business Address:

TimeLink360, LLC
PO Box 1053
Mars Hill, NC 28754

Business Contact:

Carla Parvin

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Sherwin Williams

Paint Suppliers / Painting Services   Real Estate Services

Need Paint?   Want Great Discounts?
Contact Shea Sykes -- Your Local Sherwin Williams Expert!
(828) 772-7636

     Founded in 1866 in Cleveland, Ohio Sherwin Williams is a Global leader in paints and coatings with more than 60,000 employees. We offer industry-leading innovation, value-added service and expertise with distribution to a growing base of paint contractors, property managers, industrial contractors, home builders, architects, designers and home owners.

     Sherwin Williams branded products are sold through a chain of more than 4,800 company operated stores in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America.

     Locally, Sherwin Williams supports our community with involvement in the Home Builder’s Assoc., the Apartment Assoc. of WNC, the Chamber of Commerce, CREIA and many non profits.

     We offer members of CREIA discounts on paints and coatings and supplies at our 10 locations in WNC using the cash account, Carolina’s REIA. Paint and coatings reflect a 30% discount off list price, tools and supplies a 30% discount off list price and brushes and rollers a 33%discount off list price.

     I encourage members to consider opening an individual account with Sherwin Williams, with the same discount offered with the benefit of having purchase history, color history and the ease of individual statements for tax time.

     I would love to share more of the benefits including on line services. Reach out at our monthly meetings or text, call or email.     -- Shea

Business Address:

Sherwin Williams
615 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, NC 28804

Business Contact:

Shea Sykes

Future Home Loans


John Williams III is your Asheville area mortgage broker for Future Home Loans.
(828) 575-7997

Future Home Loans is a veteran-owned mortgage brokerage company providing their customers great rates, fast turn times, and great customer service.  As the local broker here in Asheville, I can help CREIA members with financing solutions for purchasing and refinancing investment properties, whether they be single family homes or multi-unit properties.  Some of the loan programs a real estate investor can obtain with us include no-income verification loans, interest-only payments, cash-out refinances and 1031 exchanges.  

Business Address:

Future Home Loans
442 South Main Street, Suite 10
Davidson, NC 28036

Business Contact:

John Williams III

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Innovative Financial Planning, LLC

Real Estate Services   Retirement Accounts

Scott McDonald -- your advocate for Wealth and Insurance Planning
(828) 713-6257

Offering Strategic Wealth Management and Insurance Planning to Businesses and Individuals

Innovative Financial Planning, LLC is a comprehensive financial planning and wealth management firm.

Our philosophy is to provide our clients with the utmost in both personal and professional service. We have entered cooperative relationships with MML Investors Services, LLC, Associates to offer Investment Advisory Services and employee benefit plans, and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) to offer Comprehensive Insurance Services, including Premium Financed Insurance Products.

Our mission is to create and maintain wealth for our clients through long term effective asset management and insurance strategies to maximize safety, growth,  and utilization of the living benefits of participating whole life insurance.  Please note: "Loans and withdrawals will reduce death benefits and may impact the amount and frequency of future premium payments. If you take a policy loan or withdrawal, you may incur a significant income tax liability if the policy terminates before the death of the insured. When taking loans or withdrawals, your policy should be carefully monitored annually with your agent or other financial professionals. "

We build client relationships based on trust, competent professional advice, continual communication and prompt personal service. Our success is based on our avid commitment to researching all the best strategies, products and companies in the market and making personalized recommendations based on our client's wants and needs.



Business Address:

Innovative Financial Planning, LLC
50 High Bluff Dr.
Weaverville, NC 28787

Business Contact:

Scott McDonald

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Crown Wholesale Mattress Outlet


Paul Withrow -- owner
Dael McCoyle -- business partner
(828) 766-8775

     Crown Wholesale Mattress Outlet is your 1-stop shop for everything bedding! We also are continually increasing our other furniture lines -- everything you need to furnish a Vacation Rental or even your own home.
     Call or come visit us at our Spruce Pine or Marion showrooms.

Business Address:

Crown Wholesale Mattress Outlet
11957 S Hwy 226
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Business Contact:

Paul Withrow

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Blue Ridge Cabinet Connection

Cabinets & Design   Real Estate Services

Steve Wilke -- owner
Bradley Wright -- in-house designer
(828) 891-2281

      Blue Ridge Cabinet Connection is a family-owned business, and our commitment to giving every customer the best possible experience is still our top priority.

    We are ready to Design, Demo, and Install your new Kitchen or Bath! We have a large selection for you to check out.

     We will love for you to stop by and check out our products. Our store mascot Mia will show you around the showroom!

Business Address:

Blue Ridge Cabinet Connection
7 Brandy Branch Road
Mills River, NC 28759

Business Contact:

Steve Wilke

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Ann Roth Staging

Home Staging   Real Estate Services

Ann Roth -- owner
(828) 575-3136

     Did you know that you can get more money when you sell a home that's staged vs. an empty house?  Give me a call to discuss how I can help you get more for the next house you sell!  Spend a little to stage it = make a LOT when you sell it.

Business Address:

Ann Roth Staging
22 Apple Meadow Lane
Alexander, NC 28701

Business Contact:

Ann Roth

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Advanta IRA

Retirement Accounts

Corey Daharsh -- Asheville and Western North Carolina representative for AdvantaIRA
727.581.9853 X



Advanta IRA values our clients and strives to provide unsurpassed personal and professional service in all that we do. With almost 20 years in the industry, we provide exceptional administrative services and ensure the elements of your self-directed investment accounts comply with all IRS rules and regulations. Although we offer no specific investment advice or opinions, we do offer our clients the freedom to choose their own investments to earn retirement income.


Advanta IRA is a leader in self-directed account administration with over $1.5 billion in client assets and nearly twenty years of experience. The Advanta IRA Advantage is a level of service that is unmatched in our industry. Every client has a dedicated account manager who is familiar with all aspects of their account and helps them through the investing process while maintaining their self-directed IRA account details throughout the entire investing process. We handle the account details, so our clients can focus on finding their investments.

Business Address:

Advanta IRA
13191 Starkey Rd, Suite 2
Largo, FL 33773

Business Contact:

Corey Daharsh, CISP


Lenders   Real Estate Services

Craig Peters -- your Asheville and Western North Carolina representative for Alfie Loans

Invest In Your Community

Join us in helping develop a sustainable local economy. We connect real estate entrepreneurs seeking flexible financing solutions with investors seeking profitable investment opportunities for their mutual benefit.


ALFIE gives you the opportunity to put your money to work in your own community -- on Main Street, not Wall Street. The ALFIE platform allows investors to invest in their local community by funding the projects of local real estate entrepreneurs who work with ALFIE for financing. This infusion of money into local economy stimulates growth in the community and creates returns for the investors and profits for the entrepreneurs, which -- when repeated -- strengthens the sustainability for our local economy.


ALFIE is a real estate collateral-based lender specializing in creative solutions for individuals looking to purchase or refinance a variety of real estate investments. At ALFIE, we recognize that traditional financing isn't always an option or may not be the right fit for your needs. You may be looking for terms a bank can't offer. You may need your money fast. You may have less-than-perfect credit.

That's why we have alternatives.

ALFIE loans are real estate collateral-based. Terms are flexible, with three months to two years for repayment. Best of all, our interest rates are competitive and you can get your money quickly so you can close quickly.

Basic Loan Terms:

  • Loans ranging from $100,000 - $5M+
  • Term can be from 3 months to 24 months with possible renewal
  • 3 month minimum interest payment
  • Call for current interest rates
  • Minimum 10% down payment

    Max Lending Limits:
  • Up to 65% LTV/ARV on NOO Residential Projects
  • Up to 65% LTV/ARV on Commercial Projects
  • Up to 50% LTV on Land Acquisition
  • Up to 50% Equity Cash Out Loans on Real Estate

We want our borrowers to succeed!

Business Address:

19 Arlington Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Business Contact:

Craig Peters


Retirement Accounts
Kyle Moody


American IRA is a leader in self-directed account administration with over $700 Million in client assets and nearly twenty years of experience. The mission of American IRA is to provide the highest level of customer service in the self-directed retirement industry. American IRA has served thousands of clients nationwide in their process of acquiring alternative assets such as real estate, private lending limited liability companies, precious metals, and much more.  

  • American IRA charges no fees based on your account value or the number of assets you hold, so your fees stay low while your account grows. You pay $0 in fees until your first transaction.   
  • A+ Better Business Bureau Rating (BBB)  
  • Featured in Kiplinger Magazine and Investors Review Magazine  
  • Live weekly webinars   
  • Access to free videos, e-books, and IRA Guides that cover everything from the most basic transaction to the most creative and complex transactions.  
  • New Vision Trust Company, a State Chartered South Dakota Trust Company, was established by Jim Hitt in 2017 to provide custodial services for alternative assets.  


Business Address:

135 Broad Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Business Contact:

Kyle Moody

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