Meet Our Agents

91 Georgia Road - Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: 828-349-4663 | Fax: 828-349-4087

Alene & Hil Kiesel
Alene & Hil

Alene who is a native Floridian, moved to Franklin by way of Steamboat Springs, Colorado in 1994. She and her husband Hil, were looking for a small town in the mountains to call home. They fell in love with Franklin and have been here ever since.


In 1996 she and Hil joined forces with three other Real Estate Brokers and opened Preferred Properties of Franklin. Alene says Real Estate sales have enabled her to meet some of the nicest people. She loves helping families to relocate or find their special vacation home in the mountains.

In her spare time, Alene plays tennis and visits with her new grandson. Her son and his wife and her daughter live nearby in Georgia.


Hil enjoys gardening, hiking, hunting and the abundant wildlife in Western Carolina! Upon entering the Real Estate profession he has specialized in land sales. He enjoys walking the property, becoming familiar with its boundaries and all the features it has to offer! He has found living in the mountains, along with the friendliness of the people in a small community, is hard to beat!

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Larry Seick
Larry Seick

After vacationing in Franklin for several years, Larry and his family decided to call Franklin home in 1992. Larry has been active in the financial industry in Illinois, Florida and North Carolina for over 28 years. He has been applying that experience to the real estate field since 2001.

Larry is married to Alicia and they have one daughter (Mary). He enjoys fishing, golf, racquetball, and living in the mountains.

"Let me put over 28 years of experience in the financial industry to work for you as together, we search for your piece of ‘God’s Country’."

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