Lauri Palko

Residential Broker Associate
ABR, SRES

Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS®

North Asheville

Email: [email protected]
Cell: (828) 242-7018 Office: (828) 251-1800

Team Member Since 2014

Experience

Lauri has been a Realtor since 2006 and…Read More

About Me

Lauri has been married to her husband John for 23 years,…Read More

Photos

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2 years ago the kids had photos taken and this old building was the site for some great shots! I love that it's now 12 Bones!! #12bones #springbreakfun #bh #linnaedesigns
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How important are single women buyers to the real estate market?

Women drive the lion’s share of home buying decisions. Although women account for 85% of all purchases, according to a study completed by Yankelovich Monitor & Greenfield, women drive 91% of new home decisions. When marketing homes, we should pay attention to what matters most to women. Redfin interviewed 1,000 Americans for their preferences when buying a home and then segmented their responses by gender. Highlights: being close to good schools is 6.6% more important to women than men, the number of bedrooms was 6.7% more important to women than men, and the estimated resale value was 3.6% more important to women than men. In fact the only item more important to men than women was the amount of exterior maintenance.

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Testimonials

Lauri was the most professional and easy to work with agent. The sale was quick and she communicates well. Not one thing was missed and all happened quickly.

Heather Miller, Fletcher

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Sale of a house is inherently stressful. Sale of a house while living in a different country threatens to double that stress. Thanks to Lauri, the whole process was seamless and stress-free! I couldn't be more pleased with how everything was…Read More

Liz Cyriac - Satillo, Mexico

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We cannot say enough about Lauri Palko. She went above and beyond our expectations. She is a pleasure to work with, and we look forward to working with Lauri in the future. Lauri received an email within her firm about a client looking for…Read More

Carol G, Arden

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Lauri called me frequently to check in and see if I had any questions. I really appreciated this because I may have had a minor question that I didn't want to bother her with. Well, I never had to bother her because she graciously and attentively…Read More

Adriane

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Lauri Palko is an excellent choice for anyone needing assistance with finding a home. She is knowledgeable, professional and sensitive to the needs of her clients. She observes and listens and gathers insights regarding the client's needs…Read More

Bari Haskins-Jackson. Arden, NC

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We LOVED working with Lauri Palko! Lauri is wonderful communicator so we had all of our questions answered and knew what to expect every step of the way. Lauri was always very prompt and pleasant. We found Lauri to be very skilled and full…Read More

Betty Pressley, Canton, NC

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Lauri was our buyers agent for the house when we bought it. She is wonderful, so we naturally wanted to use her again. We give her name to anyone looking to buy or sale in the area

Katelynn Wagner, Ithaca

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Lauri did an excellent job- she was friendly & caring!! She always keep me informed. I would highly recommend her to anyone selling their home.

Sue Predl- Dolores Fischer's daughter

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Lauri is very knowledgeable of the area and always willing to meet even if she had to rearrange her schedule. If she was out of town a back up was always available. She is friendly and trustworthy and I will definitely be recommending her to…Read More

Sarah, Arden, NC

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Lauri will guide you through the challenging process of selling your home and eliminate to the best of her ability all the stresses and worries that come with the endeavor.

Jonathan Caudle

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Lauri is extremely professional, knowledgeable, and a quick responder. I will use her again when buying/ selling property in the future.

Nicole Fletcher, NC

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My review is not an exaggeration. I am usually one step ahead of most people and Lauri proved herself to be one step ahead of me when anticipating and executing on behalf of our needs. Although a stressful time in general, we are very aware…Read More

Adriane Fletcher, NC

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Lauri Palko is a very talented professional. She is very knowledgeable and compassionate. We followed her advice and counsel to the letter and everything worked out well. Lauri went above and beyond to assist us. She worked hard for us and…Read More

Janice Sumler-Edmond, Cedar Creek, TX

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As a first time buyer, Lauri was a blessing. She was there from start to finish, always quick to answer any questions or concerns. Lauri helped us find the house we wanted and worked relentlessly to help us close the deal. I could not be more…Read More

Robert Ellis - Hendersonville, NC

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It was great to work with Lauri! She knows a lot about the area and the process of buying a house in Asheville which comes in handy when being completely new to the area (or the country even). She knew the right people/experts to contact for…Read More

Simon and Rose

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An extremely positive and successful experience! Lauri was great at dealing with us and explaining all the details. She made it as smooth and as pain free as it possibly could have been.. Thank you again Lauri for all of your hard work!

Kathleen O'Connonr

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Lauri understood how to listen and translate what we "said" we wanted and knew how to ask plenty of questions to keep us thinking and talking about how well what we were seeing lined up with our list of needs and wants. Ultimately, we found…Read More

Laura Hanes, Fletcher, NC

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Lauri is extremely thorough, likeable, knowledgeable and completely understood our needs. I will recommend her to our friends in the area.

Yvonne Ray

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Lauri kept us in the loop with every aspect of this process, telling us what to expect at every turn. And she was spot-on. Being able to sign documents on line without visiting the office was fabulous, as we were outside the country when…Read More

The Corley's, Asheville

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Lauri, like I told you before: don't ever think of what you did for me as "just your job". When what you do and how you do it make someone feel as amazing as I felt working with you, that's definitely not "just your job"! Thanks again for…Read More

Kim Ayscue, Fletcher NC

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My husband & I felt so well cared for by Lauri Palko. She was patient and we felt no pressure but at the same time she kept us abreast of what was available in the market. During escrow she kept almost daily contact and when our closing was…Read More

Barbara Asheville

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We couldn't be more satisfied about our experience with Lauri. She was a pleasure to work with. Lauri is knowledgeable, diligent, prompt and helpful. She made the whole process of buying a home so easy!

Susan DePaoli, Knoxville TN

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Lauri was selected by my ex wife which made me apprehensive at first. Lauri quickly gained my trust and did an outstanding job Lauri worked extremely hard and accommodated all parties involved to achieve the best possible result for all all…Read More

Jor Downey Asheville NC

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Lauri Palko was with us every step of the way,on the purchase of our home. From the first offer through the signing of all documents. She took time from her busy day to go with us to view the property several times. Walked me through all…Read More

Hughie Thomas 2 McCredie ct. Hendersonville N.C. 28792

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Lauri is by far the best agent we've ever worked with, and we've bought/sold 4 houses. She is stellar in regards to communication, follow through, knowledge of contracts, processes,and other legalities, and simply goes above and beyond to represent…Read More

Kit Hayes, Erwin tn

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During the entire process of selling my rental property Lauri made me feel as though I was her only customer. She anticpated and usually addressed any question or issues that I had during each phase of listing, showing, contracts, repairs and…Read More

Another satisfied customer - Irmo, SC

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Lauri was such a pleasure to work with. I knew I could call or email her at any time and she would be ready to help me with whatever questions I had or anything i needed.

Rose Phillips - Asheville

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I worked with Lauri when I was a Realtor at Century 21. I was always impressed with her high standards, dedication, intelligence, and most of all, friendliness. We talked to Lauri a couple of years ago when my husband and I were deciding to…Read More

Karla Goethe, Asheville, NC

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Lauri Palko is an honest and very knowledgeable realtor and her professionalism is outstanding. After a long process of trying to find a vacation home it was she who helped us find and secure the perfect property. I can't recommend her highly…Read More

Kye Merriam, Brevard, NC

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Service Areas & Specialties

 

Interests

  • Photography
  • Cooking/Dining
  • Fitness
  • Parenting
  • Personal Wellness
  • Reading/Writing
  • Hiking and Camping
  • Running
  • Travel

Education

Meredith College

815 Case Cove Road in Candler, North Carolina 28715 - MLS# 3294540 Closed on 11-09-2017
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  1519 Hsq ft  ·  0.410 acr

$75,000

815 Case Cove Road
Candler 28715

55 Foxberry Drive in Arden, North Carolina 28704 - MLS# 3308480 Closed on 09-25-2017
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1375 Hsq ft  ·  0.130 acr

$230,000

55 Foxberry Drive
Arden 28704

95 Whisperwood Drive #3 in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791 - MLS# 3275603 Closed on 05-30-2017
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1508 Hsq ft  ·  0.690 acr

$252,000

95 Whisperwood Drive #3
Hendersonville 28791

172 E Hiawassee Road #295 in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3258680 Closed on 04-13-2017
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1156 Hsq ft  ·  0.160 acr

$225,000

172 E Hiawassee Road #295
Fletcher 28732

601 Carrington Place #601 in Arden, North Carolina 28704 - MLS# 3215992 Closed on 11-23-2016
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1136 Hsq ft  ·  0.000 acr

$120,000

601 Carrington Place #601
Arden 28704

361 Lanning Mill Road in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3207647 Closed on 11-07-2016
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1960 Hsq ft  ·  2.380 acr

$269,900

361 Lanning Mill Road
Hendersonville 28792

43 Tree Top Drive #12 in Arden, North Carolina 28704 - MLS# 3205154 Closed on 09-22-2016
4 bed  ·  2/2 ba  ·  3644 Hsq ft  ·  0.780 acr

$425,000

43 Tree Top Drive #12
Arden 28704

119 Buckeye Drive in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3184651 Closed on 07-19-2016
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1417 Hsq ft  ·  0.410 acr

$250,000

119 Buckeye Drive
Hendersonville 28792

4 Waldrup Trace #26 in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3171138 Closed on 06-16-2016
4 bed  ·  3/2 ba  ·  4594 Hsq ft  ·  0.860 acr

$500,000

4 Waldrup Trace #26
Fletcher 28732

25 Chadwick Wade Drive in Asheville, North Carolina 28804 - MLS# 3160608 Closed on 05-19-2016
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2048 Hsq ft  ·  1.150 acr

$309,000

25 Chadwick Wade Drive
Asheville 28804

340 Flat Top Mountain Road in Fairview, North Carolina 28730 - MLS# 586201 Closed on 04-07-2016
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  3838 Hsq ft  ·  2.610 acr

$515,000

340 Flat Top Mountain Road
Fairview 28730

36 Acton Woods Road in Candler, North Carolina 28715 - MLS# 3139401 Closed on 03-11-2016
3 bed  ·  1/1 ba  ·  1612 Hsq ft  ·  0.470 acr

$183,000

36 Acton Woods Road
Candler 28715

58 Mimosa Drive in Asheville, North Carolina 28806 - MLS# 594202 Closed on 02-09-2016
2 bed  ·  1/1 ba  ·  1183 Hsq ft  ·  0.240 acr

$177,500

58 Mimosa Drive
Asheville 28806

147 Meadow Lake Road in Asheville, North Carolina 28803 - MLS# 585323 Closed on 07-23-2015
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1528 Hsq ft  ·  .21 acr

$250,000

147 Meadow Lake Road
Asheville 28803

147 Cedar Forest Trail in Asheville, North Carolina 28803 - MLS# 580916 Closed on 05-15-2015
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1179 Hsq ft

$120,500

147 Cedar Forest Trail
Asheville 28803

17 Chipping Green Drive in Arden, North Carolina 28704 - MLS# 578167 Closed on 04-16-2015
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1488 Hsq ft  ·  .31 acr

$187,500

17 Chipping Green Drive
Arden 28704

1 Canterbury Place in Arden, North Carolina 28704 - MLS# 574100 Closed on 03-25-2015
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1904 Hsq ft  ·  .38 acr

$160,000

1 Canterbury Place
Arden 28704

19 Louisiana Ave in Asheville, North Carolina 28806 - MLS# 574718 Closed on 02-23-2015
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  989 Hsq ft  ·  .11 acr

$190,000

19 Louisiana Ave
Asheville 28806

147 Sharons Way in East Flat Rock, North Carolina 28726 - MLS# 573563 Closed on 12-30-2014
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1657 Hsq ft  ·  .24 acr

$165,000

147 Sharons Way
East Flat Rock 28726

68 Moody Avenue in Candler, North Carolina 28715 - MLS# 570006 Closed on 11-14-2014
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1158 Hsq ft  ·  .17 acr

$151,900

68 Moody Avenue
Candler 28715

Tbd Sandy Flat Mountain Road #5 in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 565271 Closed on 08-21-2014
1.520 acr

$20,000

Tbd Sandy Flat Mountain Road #5
Fletcher 28732

67 Old Salem Ct in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 560691 Closed on 08-15-2014
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1316 Hsq ft  ·  .02 acr

$129,500

67 Old Salem Ct
Fletcher 28732

345 Scarlet Tanager Ct in Arden, North Carolina 28704 - MLS# 562686 Closed on 07-01-2014
4 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  3514 Hsq ft  ·  .77 acr

$500,000

345 Scarlet Tanager Ct
Arden 28704

4 Crestview Court in Arden, North Carolina 28704 - MLS# 3289014 Closed on 09-22-2017
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1956 Hsq ft  ·  0.290 acr

$231,000

4 Crestview Court
Arden 28704

70 N Garden Court in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3265041 Closed on 06-06-2017
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1171 Hsq ft  ·  0.160 acr

$176,000

70 N Garden Court
Fletcher 28732

107 Loch Haven Road #LOT 26 in Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778 - MLS# 3249141 Closed on 04-18-2017
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1558 Hsq ft  ·  0.050 acr

$161,000

107 Loch Haven Road #LOT 26
Swannanoa 28778

182 Alligator Drive in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3221276 Closed on 12-15-2016
4 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2908 Hsq ft  ·  0.170 acr

$350,000

182 Alligator Drive
Fletcher 28732

18 Torrington Avenue #28 in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3209509 Closed on 11-07-2016
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1377 Hsq ft  ·  0.180 acr

$159,000

18 Torrington Avenue #28
Fletcher 28732

248 E Hiawassee Road in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3218337 Closed on 09-23-2016
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2219 Hsq ft  ·  0.190 acr

$263,260

248 E Hiawassee Road
Fletcher 28732

163 Katie Jane Drive in Horse Shoe, North Carolina 28742 - MLS# 3163036 Closed on 06-17-2016
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  1850 Hsq ft  ·  1.000 acr

$250,000

163 Katie Jane Drive
Horse Shoe 28742

150 White Pine Drive #5 in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3157532 Closed on 05-12-2016
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2026 Hsq ft  ·  0.790 acr

$280,000

150 White Pine Drive #5
Fletcher 28732

1547 Hickory Wood Trail in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28739 - MLS# 592062 Closed on 04-15-2016
4 bed  ·  5 ba  ·  5130 Hsq ft  ·  5.690 acr

$664,000

1547 Hickory Wood Trail
Hendersonville 28739

443 Hoopers Creek Road in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3119070 Closed on 03-23-2016
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  4.000 acr

$215,000

443 Hoopers Creek Road
Fletcher 28732

414 Foxhall Road in Mills River, North Carolina 28759 - MLS# 3134649 Closed on 03-22-2016
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2354 Hsq ft  ·  0.770 acr

$220,000

414 Foxhall Road
Mills River 28759

701 Bee Tree Rd in Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778 - MLS# 583779 Closed on 08-19-2015
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1809 Hsq ft  ·  1 acr

$150,000

701 Bee Tree Rd
Swannanoa 28778

7 Donnybrook Court in Asheville, North Carolina 28806 - MLS# 583726 Closed on 06-26-2015
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1574 Hsq ft  ·  .28 acr

$325,000

7 Donnybrook Court
Asheville 28806

365 Park Knoll Drive in Horse Shoe, North Carolina 28742 - MLS# 578039 Closed on 05-14-2015
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1528 Hsq ft  ·  .48 acr

$187,900

365 Park Knoll Drive
Horse Shoe 28742

2 Mccredie Court in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 570990 Closed on 03-27-2015
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1892 Hsq ft  ·  .86 acr

$199,895

2 Mccredie Court
Hendersonville 28792

42 Clear Crossing Lane in Horse Shoe, North Carolina 28742 - MLS# 576587 Closed on 03-27-2015
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  1434 Hsq ft  ·  .8 acr

$199,900

42 Clear Crossing Lane
Horse Shoe 28742

27 Welbourn Way in Arden, North Carolina 28704 - MLS# 573401 Closed on 12-09-2014
4 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  3014 Hsq ft  ·  .19 acr

$291,000

27 Welbourn Way
Arden 28704

362 S. Sequoyah Lane in Brevard, North Carolina 28712 - MLS# 561156 Closed on 09-25-2014
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2015 Hsq ft  ·  .47 acr

$168,000

362 S. Sequoyah Lane
Brevard 28712

8 Enka Orchard Street in Candler, North Carolina 28715 - MLS# 556101 Closed on 06-11-2014
3 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  903 Hsq ft  ·  .21 acr

$129,900

8 Enka Orchard Street
Candler 28715

361 Lanning Mill Road in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 554071 Closed on 05-28-2014
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1926 Hsq ft  ·  2.41 acr

$209,900

361 Lanning Mill Road
Hendersonville 28792

13 Pine Drive in Mills River, North Carolina 28759 - MLS# 549921 Closed on 05-19-2014
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2557 Hsq ft  ·  1.57 acr

$369,900

13 Pine Drive
Mills River 28759

93 North Main Street in Canton, North Carolina 28716 - MLS# 546654 Closed on 05-07-2014
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  1173 Hsq ft  ·  .24 acr

$97,775

93 North Main Street
Canton 28716

Lauri was the most professional and easy to work with agent. The sale was quick and she communicates well. Not one thing was missed and all happened quickly.

Heather Miller, Fletcher

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Sale of a house is inherently stressful. Sale of a house while living in a different country threatens to double that stress. Thanks to Lauri, the whole process was seamless and stress-free! I couldn't be more pleased with how everything was handled, and the outcome. Lauri goes above and beyond!

Liz Cyriac - Satillo, Mexico

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We cannot say enough about Lauri Palko. She went above and beyond our expectations. She is a pleasure to work with, and we look forward to working with Lauri in the future. Lauri received an email within her firm about a client looking for a home that matched our home's description. Lauri contacted us immediately, and was at our doorstep within an hour to help us prepare for the initial showing. At that time, we listed our home at a price we were very comfortable with. Within hours, Lauri had an offer. During the entire process, Lauri kept us apprised on the progression of our closing. She also gave us helpful information for rental homes, properties for sale, movers, and contractors. As we were doing some last minute preparation, our lawn mower broke. Lauri made arrangements for someone to come out to finish the work we started. Lauri's calm and pleasant demeanor kept stressful moments at bay. We know Lauri had other clients, but her undivided attention to our needs made us feel that we were her only client. Lauri is a tremendous asset to the Beverly-Hanks team, and we will highly recommend her to anyone that is in the market of selling or buying a home.

Carol G, Arden

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Lauri called me frequently to check in and see if I had any questions. I really appreciated this because I may have had a minor question that I didn't want to bother her with. Well, I never had to bother her because she graciously and attentively called me! I love how approachable she is, while paying great attention to detail.

Adriane

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Lauri Palko is an excellent choice for anyone needing assistance with finding a home. She is knowledgeable, professional and sensitive to the needs of her clients. She observes and listens and gathers insights regarding the client's needs and preferences. Lauri Palko is accessible and caring and pays attention to details. She is a pleasure to work with!

Bari Haskins-Jackson. Arden, NC

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We LOVED working with Lauri Palko! Lauri is wonderful communicator so we had all of our questions answered and knew what to expect every step of the way. Lauri was always very prompt and pleasant. We found Lauri to be very skilled and full of knowledge. We will absolutely recommend Lauri to anyone looking to purchase or sale real estate.

Betty Pressley, Canton, NC

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Lauri was our buyers agent for the house when we bought it. She is wonderful, so we naturally wanted to use her again. We give her name to anyone looking to buy or sale in the area

Katelynn Wagner, Ithaca

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Lauri did an excellent job- she was friendly & caring!! She always keep me informed. I would highly recommend her to anyone selling their home.

Sue Predl- Dolores Fischer's daughter

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Lauri is very knowledgeable of the area and always willing to meet even if she had to rearrange her schedule. If she was out of town a back up was always available. She is friendly and trustworthy and I will definitely be recommending her to anyone looking to buy/sell a house, and we will be using her again for my next house.

Sarah, Arden, NC

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Lauri will guide you through the challenging process of selling your home and eliminate to the best of her ability all the stresses and worries that come with the endeavor.

Jonathan Caudle

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Lauri is extremely professional, knowledgeable, and a quick responder. I will use her again when buying/ selling property in the future.

Nicole Fletcher, NC

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My review is not an exaggeration. I am usually one step ahead of most people and Lauri proved herself to be one step ahead of me when anticipating and executing on behalf of our needs. Although a stressful time in general, we are very aware that having Lauri as our agent saved us from many more headaches and anxiety. She is knowledgable and accessible, two very important characteristics for a sales agent.

Adriane Fletcher, NC

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Lauri Palko is a very talented professional. She is very knowledgeable and compassionate. We followed her advice and counsel to the letter and everything worked out well. Lauri went above and beyond to assist us. She worked hard for us and she always had a smile on her face. My family and I consider Lauri our good friend as well as our expert realtor. She is gem!!!! I liked the literature prepared on our condo. It was very professional and attractive. I loved the on-line photographs of the unit. Our condo looked great and it sold fast. Lauri took care of us and the sale went smoothly.

Janice Sumler-Edmond, Cedar Creek, TX

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As a first time buyer, Lauri was a blessing. She was there from start to finish, always quick to answer any questions or concerns. Lauri helped us find the house we wanted and worked relentlessly to help us close the deal. I could not be more happy with the experience Lauri provided.

Robert Ellis - Hendersonville, NC

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It was great to work with Lauri! She knows a lot about the area and the process of buying a house in Asheville which comes in handy when being completely new to the area (or the country even). She knew the right people/experts to contact for seriously everything whenever we had a question she couldn't answer. We would definitely recommend people to work with Lauri Palko.

Simon and Rose

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An extremely positive and successful experience! Lauri was great at dealing with us and explaining all the details. She made it as smooth and as pain free as it possibly could have been.. Thank you again Lauri for all of your hard work!

Kathleen O'Connonr

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Lauri understood how to listen and translate what we "said" we wanted and knew how to ask plenty of questions to keep us thinking and talking about how well what we were seeing lined up with our list of needs and wants. Ultimately, we found the perfect place! She was very attentive and competent with the details. She has a process that she can tailor to her clients but that is consistent in getting all of the document and contractual work completed. Can't say enough wonderful things. Lauri is very professional yet warm and emotionally accessible. Wonderful qualities rarely found together! i would recommend Lauri with confidence to anyone buying or selling a home.

Laura Hanes, Fletcher, NC

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Lauri is extremely thorough, likeable, knowledgeable and completely understood our needs. I will recommend her to our friends in the area.

Yvonne Ray

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Lauri kept us in the loop with every aspect of this process, telling us what to expect at every turn. And she was spot-on. Being able to sign documents on line without visiting the office was fabulous, as we were outside the country when the offer came through. Lauri worked with us exclusively during that tense period of negotiations, which kept our nerves down and allowed for quick communications between the parties. Knowing this was an estate sale, Lauri was very compassionate about our emotional attachment to the house. She navigated us through those feelings with understanding and patience. She never rushed us through any part of the process, allowing us time and space when we needed a moment to digest the loss of our family member. Lauri was more than willing to go the extra mile, even when things happened that were new to her. She jumped right in, figured out what she needed to know, made what seemed like a thousand phone calls, resolved the situation and reported back to us at every step. Lauri invited us to be involved at whatever level we wished to be, but offered to take care of it all, if that was what we wanted. And it was. And so she did.

The Corley's, Asheville

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Lauri, like I told you before: don't ever think of what you did for me as "just your job". When what you do and how you do it make someone feel as amazing as I felt working with you, that's definitely not "just your job"! Thanks again for everything!

Kim Ayscue, Fletcher NC

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My husband & I felt so well cared for by Lauri Palko. She was patient and we felt no pressure but at the same time she kept us abreast of what was available in the market. During escrow she kept almost daily contact and when our closing was extended for things beyond her control she kept us informed and went beyond the call of duty by contacting others on our behalf. We will recommend her to friends and family for sure!

Barbara Asheville

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We couldn't be more satisfied about our experience with Lauri. She was a pleasure to work with. Lauri is knowledgeable, diligent, prompt and helpful. She made the whole process of buying a home so easy!

Susan DePaoli, Knoxville TN

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Lauri was selected by my ex wife which made me apprehensive at first. Lauri quickly gained my trust and did an outstanding job Lauri worked extremely hard and accommodated all parties involved to achieve the best possible result for all all of the staff of Beverly and Hanks and their associates were courteous and professional I dealt mainly with Lauri and would recommend or use our services again I would strongly recommend Lauri and staff of Beverly and Hanks!

Jor Downey Asheville NC

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Lauri Palko was with us every step of the way,on the purchase of our home. From the first offer through the signing of all documents. She took time from her busy day to go with us to view the property several times. Walked me through all the documents and made sure I understood all contents. She spent time with septic workers to make sure all work was complete. She followed up on all repairs. Gave us contacts to use after we move in for minor repairs,yard work etc. She put us in contact with the right morgage broker,inspectors,and even referred a rental company to our land lords to manage our current rental property. I would use Lauri Palko again, and recommend her to family and friends who are looking to purchase a new home. We could not have assked for a better agent to guide us through this very stressful time, she would speak with us and calm us down when we felt stressful and assured us all was going to be ok. That meant more than anything, just some calm in the storm. We could have not asked for a better broker or friend.

Hughie Thomas 2 McCredie ct. Hendersonville N.C. 28792

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Lauri is by far the best agent we've ever worked with, and we've bought/sold 4 houses. She is stellar in regards to communication, follow through, knowledge of contracts, processes,and other legalities, and simply goes above and beyond to represent her clients' interests. I would trust Lauri with any real estate transaction, hands down. Lauri rocks!!! We only wish we could have had her represent us buying our house in Tennessee. I pretty much said it all in my previous comments. Lauri is a steady ship in a stressful sea of moving and selling a house. Brandie was very helpful and prompt when Lauri was out of town. She even answered our emails on a Saturday night.

Kit Hayes, Erwin tn

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During the entire process of selling my rental property Lauri made me feel as though I was her only customer. She anticpated and usually addressed any question or issues that I had during each phase of listing, showing, contracts, repairs and closing. I was an out of town seller so Lauri was basically doing all of the coordinating on my behalf with the tenants and did so in a very professional and caring manner.

Another satisfied customer - Irmo, SC

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Lauri was such a pleasure to work with. I knew I could call or email her at any time and she would be ready to help me with whatever questions I had or anything i needed.

Rose Phillips - Asheville

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I worked with Lauri when I was a Realtor at Century 21. I was always impressed with her high standards, dedication, intelligence, and most of all, friendliness. We talked to Lauri a couple of years ago when my husband and I were deciding to sell our rental property. Even though we could not commit at the time, Lauri took the time to do a CMA and kept us informed of housing prices in the Asheville area. When we were ready to sell, we did not hesitate to contract with Lauri to market our house. Lauri was always calm and professional during the marketing, negotiating, and closing of this property. It even closed a week ahead of time which is always a good sign of a deal gone well. Is there an "excellent plus plus" for knowledgeable? Lauri's knowledge of real estate, loan acquisition, timing in a negotiation is just fantastic. She should be teaching classes, she is that good.

Karla Goethe, Asheville, NC

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Lauri Palko is an honest and very knowledgeable realtor and her professionalism is outstanding. After a long process of trying to find a vacation home it was she who helped us find and secure the perfect property. I can't recommend her highly enough.

Kye Merriam, Brevard, NC

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