Mike Carrick, the broker-in-charge, is a full-time licensed real estate professional in North and South Carolina, a licensed general contractor, and one of the top-selling real estate agents in the area. He is an eco-certified broker and, more importantly, the only Transylvania County, NC real estate broker who has built his own solar-powered home. Mike has saved more distressed downtown homes than any other person, ask him about some of then as most are not listed on this website nor does he brang about it, its just want he was put here to do he will tell you. Mike designed and built his off-the-grid home in Lake Toxaway using mainly refurbished materials with an eye for conservation and sustainability. Nestled on the mountainside, the sleek, airy home runs completely off solar panels, well water, a high-efficiency wood stove, and propane. When not working on his many real estate projects, Mike enjoys hiking, exploring new places, beach trips, traveling in general and going to Georgia football games with his wife Melanie, in laws and beautiful daughters Gracie and Molly. Mike is also a dog lover and is surrounded or most of the time with Lulu and Dory and has them on site with him. Mike loves living the dream in Western North Carolina and it shows!