Bill, a native of Montreat in Western North Carolina, joined the Blue Ridge Realty and Investments team in 2007 after graduating from Appalachian State University. He is a proud Eagle Scout and avid outdoorsman. Bill and his business partner Todd Rice own and manage Blue Ridge Realty & Investments as of May 2014 and have grown the business to 25 + agents & 7 administrators. He is a member of the High Country Associations of Realtors and is licensed to sell Real Estate in both North Carolina.
Bill is well versed in the High Country real estate market including Avery, Watauga, Ashe Counties, and select neighboring counties . He specializes in foreclosed and Bank-Owned properties, property management,residential real estate, student rental investment housing, commercial real estate, building lots, developments, and large acreage tracts.
As well as assisting clients with investments Bill personally invests in apartments, land tracts, and residential homes in the Boone area. Bill has managed multi tenant properties since 2004. He and fellow Blue Ridge Realty & Investments partner, Todd Rice, own and operate Blue Ridge Professional Property Services and Boone High Country Rentals. Bill serves as the Broker in Charge ( BIC ) for the property management company. These two companies offer a full range of property management services including home repair and maintenance, long-term student rentals, long term general housing for High Country citizens, commercial leasing, and the coordination and preservation for bank-owned properties and absentee homeowners.
While still a student at ASU Bill started High Country Spa and Maintenance, a company that he continues to own and manage today. The company serves the High Country vacation rental market and private residence’s performing routine spa maintenance for individual homeowners and several of the area’s resort rental agencies.
From 2009-2011, he served as the Resident Site Manager for Sunalei Preserve, a 1000 acre development on the Tennessee/North Carolina Line. As acting manager for Sunalei Preserve, Bill coordinated the grounds maintenance, oversaw property owner rentals for the Main Camp Lodge, and addressed individual property owner’s needs. Bill is actively involved with the Young Professionals of Boone, Boone Chamber of Commerce, ASU Alumni & Boosters Clubs. Bill has held leadership positions for various boards including High Country Association of Realtors MLS Committee, Executive Committee Treasurer, Town of Boone Board of Adjustment ( ETJ Alternate ) & Secretary & Chairman of the Watauga County Board of Elections. Bill holds the Green REALTOR designation.
He is married to Sallie Brincefield Aceto, an accomplished graphic designer in the High Country with Design & Media Group. For fun and relaxation, he and Sallie enjoy hiking the miles of area trails and discovering waterfalls with their dog Harper.