Ashley has been a Broker in North Carolina and West Virginia for over a decade. He worked in real estate Appraisals while earning a B.A. in Accounting from West Virginia. Since he has owned and operated several businesses such as retail, hospitality, real estate development, construction & renovation, he has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate including residential, vacation, investments, commercial and new construction. Ashley is a proud member of the Wilmington Regional Association of REALTORS®, the North Carolina Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. You might expect all of this experience and knowledge from someone who is nearing the end of their career while in fact Ashley is just getting started!
He graduated from WVU in 1994. His wife Allycen is from Valdese, NC and attended Appalachian State University where she earned her B.S. and M.A. in Speech Language Pathology. She now works in the public school system and thoroughly enjoys working with the children. Family is an important part of Ashley’s life. He is lucky to have two wonderful sisters; one teaches English in Berlin, Germany and one is a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Both his mom and dad graduated from Elon College and have been great role models for him in life and in business. His uncle and grandfather are Presbyterian ministers who attended Union Seminary. His grandmother, mother, aunt and sister are all teachers. Ashley’s dad, who is also heavily involved in real estate, was a banking executive for 25 years in North Carolina and West Virginia. His dad’s dad was a successful entrepreneur in Lexington, NC.
Ashley also has a strong drive to see, do and be as much as possible in his life. Some exciting things he has done so far are: 1. the RAGBRI (annual bicycle ride across the state of Iowa), 2. Cycle NC’s bicycle ride across the state of North Carolina, 3. a sprint distance triathlon, 4. played college ice hockey (as a goalie), 5. was president of his class in high school and junior high, 6. is a long time volunteer with Special Olympics, 7. was a paper boy growing up. He also loves to snow ski (downhill and cross country) and fish. Some of the exciting things that are on his “To Do” list are: obtain his captain’s license, travel the entire Intracoastal Waterway from Maine to Florida, meet the President of the United States and start a charitable foundation.
As you can see Ashley has done a lot so far and has even more yet to do, including add you to his list of super satisfied clients. He has a real gift for putting you at ease, knowing you can trust his experience, knowledge, integrity and persistence to guide you successfully through the many steps of a real estate transaction. To Ashley, achieving the goal is the most important thing; if YOU are happy, he is happy! Read more about Ashley at www.AshleyBGarner.com and reach him anytime at 910-509-7606 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Pass this info along to any of your family, friends or co-workers who might have a real estate need – anywhere in the world! Ashley can help them, too!