Opal Black

Residential Broker Associate

Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®

Hendersonville

Email: [email protected]
Cell: (828) 696-6490 Office: (828) 697-0515

Team Member Since 2011

Experience

I was licensed in 1977. My experience was gained from operating my own company beginning in 1980. Primarily the firm focused on residential and land sales, property management, and later some development and building. Ownership gave me…Read More

About Me

OPAL BLACK, YOUR TRUSTED REAL ESTATE ADVISOR & LOCAL FOLKLORE ENTHUSIAST

Welcome to “Our Town"! I hope you learn to love it as much as we do. I am a native and a country girl: My family settled part of the Henderson County are…Read More

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Testimonials

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scottmcdowell 302 liveoaklane

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Opel has an amazing knowledge of Hendersonville and the surrounding area which is invaluable when searching for a property.

Kevin Barnett, Palm Harbor

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Gil & Marilyn Carlsen

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I've known Opal for 30+ years; for some years we shared office space. (I was not involved in real estate.) I hadn't realized at the time that during all our time together I had unwittingly been sizing her up, looking at how she handled her clients,…Read More

P Alexander, Hendersonville NC

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Opal Black knew my expectations for what I wanted in a home and kept me focused and channeled as we narrow down our search for the perfect home for me. She demonstrated patience as we looked at over 25 to 30 homes. Every step of the buying…Read More

Janet B Furr

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My family and I have used Opal Black on several occasions. A hometown person, she knows the area well. As soon as you share what you want, she does her homework and you experience a view of the places available that fit your criteria. It is…Read More

Marian P. Lowry, 600 Carolina Village Rd. Hendersonville, 28792

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Opal Black was a great agent to work with she knew what she was talking about and she made things happen with the home. Even when times got hard opal stuck it out to make sure that the house was closed on. I really appreciate the hard work and…Read More

Bobby Austin Fletcher

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Opal has went the extra mile for me. Very helpful and professional.

Mickey Moore Horse Shoe NC

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We were visiting the souvenir store next door and wandered into Beverly-Hanks Realty and Opal took care of us right away. She understood the type of property we were interested in seeing, she ran off some copies of properties, and drove us…Read More

Gina L., Honolulu

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Opal has an extensive knowledge and insight into the Hendersonville area. She is patient and understands the process that people need to go through in order to make a decision on a home with which they are comfortable. She provides important…Read More

Woody and Becky Dotson Hendersonville, NC

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Opal handled everything like a pro. This was especially challenging as the seller's agent repeatedly made errors that Opal had to fix. Opal answered all our questions, honestly. We totally trust Opal. Opal's knowledge of the area was impressive…Read More

Sybil Lowry. TX

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Opal Black set the course for the entire sales rout. From cleaning out the house to staging, Opal was there for me with advice and guidance. She walked me thought the offers and made the closing painless for me.

Gayle Graham, Fletcher

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  Read what other clients are saying about me: *(Excerpts)...It is amazing to us that we are here..... It is only with your expertise and availability to us that we were able to make such an easy transition to Hendersonville.…Read More

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129 Westwood Drive in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28739 - MLS# 3559194 Under Contract-Show
14 bed  ·  7 ba  ·  7210 Hsq ft  ·  1.350 acr

$689,000

129 Westwood Drive
Hendersonville 28739

Great investment opportunity in Laurel Park. Cedarbrook Apartments is a 7 unit apartment complex featuring 2 bedroom and 1 bath apartments with cove ...

MLS# 3559194 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


216 Claymoor Court #4 in Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731 - MLS# 3459819 Closed on 07-30-2019
4 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  3057 Hsq ft

$375,000

216 Claymoor Court #4
Flat Rock 28731

Very well maintained free-standing villa in Brookwood Village. Main level features split bedroom plan with 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, spacious Great Room ...

MLS# 3459819 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Kenmure


328 Winding Way Lane in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3425734 Closed on 04-29-2019
3 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  3002 Hsq ft  ·  0.860 acr

$349,000

328 Winding Way Lane
Hendersonville 28792

Charming Brick and Stucco Tudor style home in Winding Way Estates. 3 bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, open floor plan, eat in kitchen with SS appliances and Isl ...

MLS# 3425734 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


302 Live Oak Lane in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791 - MLS# 3455427 Closed on 01-22-2019
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1536 Hsq ft

$229,000

302 Live Oak Lane
Hendersonville 28791

Charming Condo in the desirable subdivision of The Oaks. Easy one level living. Spacious 2 bedroom, 2 baths plus a den with custom built in bookcase ...

MLS# 3455427 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


67 Underhill Road in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3328098 Closed on 09-28-2018
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1520 Hsq ft  ·  0.280 acr

$195,000

67 Underhill Road
Hendersonville 28792

Nice Ranch in a great neighborhood with level walking areas. Mature trees. In the last 4 years, new roof, A/C, heat pump, water heater, vinyl siding ...

MLS# 3328098 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


320 Melissa Way in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791 - MLS# 3420643 Closed on 09-07-2018
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1838 Hsq ft  ·  0.750 acr

$247,000

320 Melissa Way
Hendersonville 28791

Charming 3 BR, 2 BA Home in Rugby Meadows. Great Room with cathedral ceiling and fireplace. Open Kitchen with adjoining dining area, laundry hookups ...

MLS# 3420643 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


1421 Valmont Drive in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791 - MLS# 3400592 Closed on 08-02-2018
4 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2606 Hsq ft  ·  0.700 acr

$325,000

1421 Valmont Drive
Hendersonville 28791

4 bedroom, 2.5 baths with fantastic views. Over 2600 SqFt. Fireplace in Living Room and Basement. Full unfinished basement. Lots of windows to let ...

MLS# 3400592 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


45 Wintry Drive in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3378848 Closed on 05-08-2018
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1861 Hsq ft  ·  0.340 acr

$248,000

45 Wintry Drive
Hendersonville 28792

Charming Villa located in Blue Ridge Villas (55 and older community) ~ Open floor plan w/ 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, heated sunroom, great room w/ firepla ...

MLS# 3378848 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


202 West Lake Drive #1502 in Lake Lure, North Carolina 28746 - MLS# 3311955 Closed on 11-07-2017
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1128 Hsq ft

$155,000

202 West Lake Drive #1502
Lake Lure 28746

Golfers Paradise! 2 bedroom, 2 bath open floor plan condo within the gates of Rumbling Bald Resort. Nestled on a cul-de-sac between the lake and th ...

MLS# 3311955 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Rumbling Bald Resort


106 Campbell Drive #82 in Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731 - MLS# 3222308 Closed on 06-16-2017
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2562 Hsq ft  ·  0.810 acr

$339,000

106 Campbell Drive #82
Flat Rock 28731

Beautiful, site-built home in Flat rock Forest ~ Very private ~ Open floor plan with cathedral ceilings, gorgeous wood floors, over-sized 2 car gara ...

MLS# 3222308 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Flat Rock


48 Amersham Lane #D-20 in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3228225 Closed on 12-22-2016
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1368 Hsq ft  ·  0.000 acr

$159,000

48 Amersham Lane #D-20
Fletcher 28732

Beautiful 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom, 2 story Townhouse w/ open floor plan, SS appliances, fireplace, some new paint, covrd front porch & back deck. Com ...

MLS# 3228225 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Fletcher


302 Live Oak Lane in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791 - MLS# 3455427 Closed on 01-22-2019
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1536 Hsq ft

$229,000

302 Live Oak Lane
Hendersonville 28791

Charming Condo in the desirable subdivision of The Oaks. Easy one level living. Spacious 2 bedroom, 2 baths plus a den with custom built in bookcase ...

MLS# 3455427 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


180 Hoopers Creek Road in Fletcher, North Carolina 28732 - MLS# 3306172 Closed on 11-02-2017
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1510 Hsq ft  ·  0.560 acr

$169,000

180 Hoopers Creek Road
Fletcher 28732

PRICED UNDER APPRAISAL! This adorable, well maintained home sits off Hoopers Creek and features a beautifully landscaped .56 acre lot and amazing 4 ...

MLS# 3306172 - Closed
Listed by Keller Williams Professionals
Community: Fletcher


201 Stonebrook Drive #57 in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791 - MLS# 3266326 Closed on 08-07-2017
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1300 Hsq ft  ·  0.350 acr

$208,000

201 Stonebrook Drive #57
Hendersonville 28791

GREAT LOCATION AND MOVE-IN-READY. Updated flooring, roof, kitchen, paint, baths and deck, new garage door. This adorable home has a split bedroom ...

MLS# 3266326 - Closed
Listed by Weichert Realtors Mountain Executives
Community: Hendersonville


106 Campbell Drive #82 in Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731 - MLS# 3222308 Closed on 06-16-2017
3 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  2562 Hsq ft  ·  0.810 acr

$339,000

106 Campbell Drive #82
Flat Rock 28731

Beautiful, site-built home in Flat rock Forest ~ Very private ~ Open floor plan with cathedral ceilings, gorgeous wood floors, over-sized 2 car gara ...

MLS# 3222308 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Flat Rock


36 Springside Drive #98 in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3231975 Closed on 01-06-2017
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1160 Hsq ft  ·  0.330 acr

$156,145

36 Springside Drive #98
Hendersonville 28792

Everything has been updated in this 3 bedroom 2 bath home, It's Move in ready. This home has a NEW kitchen w/appliance's. NEW HVAC, NEW metal roof, ...

MLS# 3231975 - Closed
Listed by Coldwell Banker King-Hendersonville
Community: Hendersonville


she isawasome

scottmcdowell 302 liveoaklane

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Opel has an amazing knowledge of Hendersonville and the surrounding area which is invaluable when searching for a property.

Kevin Barnett, Palm Harbor

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Gil & Marilyn Carlsen

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I've known Opal for 30+ years; for some years we shared office space. (I was not involved in real estate.) I hadn't realized at the time that during all our time together I had unwittingly been sizing her up, looking at how she handled her clients, evaluating what she said with the facts as I understood them to be. I liked the way she handled people. She was straightforward. Experience told me that she was honest. Occasionally, we would talk after she had closed a sale. I thought at the time: when the day comes for my wife and me to sell our house, I hope I can find an Opal Black to lead us through the process, never imagining that she would actually still be in business 40 years later! It was our lucky day when she agreed to work with us. The sale of our house was only part of the story. Opal went beyond what most sellers would probably expect, in that she helped my wife and me to get moved to our new place. (My wife suffered a stroke in the midst of the negotiations, and I was dealing with her and the medical community at the same time. Opal took it all in stride; talked me through the confusing aspects of the sale; and facilitated the move. In hindsight, I can't imagine how the "rest of the story" would have played out had she not been involved.) I met several of the staff; I don't recall names of the ones I did meet. I do know that Opal relies on them to get the job done. The photographer she used worked magic to make a so-so photo shoot come out looking like the Biltmore Estate. I was most impressed with Sonny Iler, a name I do remember! Opal called on Sonny to confirm how we should deal with a difficult buyer. Between the two of them, the strategy they agreed upon was the right one, I knew. I left their office that day knowing my wife and I were in good hands.

P Alexander, Hendersonville NC

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Opal Black knew my expectations for what I wanted in a home and kept me focused and channeled as we narrow down our search for the perfect home for me. She demonstrated patience as we looked at over 25 to 30 homes. Every step of the buying process went smoothly because Opal was there to guide me.

Janet B Furr

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My family and I have used Opal Black on several occasions. A hometown person, she knows the area well. As soon as you share what you want, she does her homework and you experience a view of the places available that fit your criteria. It is a pleasure to work with her. Marian Lowry

Marian P. Lowry, 600 Carolina Village Rd. Hendersonville, 28792

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Opal Black was a great agent to work with she knew what she was talking about and she made things happen with the home. Even when times got hard opal stuck it out to make sure that the house was closed on. I really appreciate the hard work and effort that she put in the closing this home for us

Bobby Austin Fletcher

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Opal has went the extra mile for me. Very helpful and professional.

Mickey Moore Horse Shoe NC

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We were visiting the souvenir store next door and wandered into Beverly-Hanks Realty and Opal took care of us right away. She understood the type of property we were interested in seeing, she ran off some copies of properties, and drove us around showing us four of them. She also gave us a tour of the area and had a wealth of knowledge. She was wonderful! If we did not walk into the company that day and met Opal we would never have found this property. Opal is simply the best. We would have loved to have her as our realtor in selling our home in Hawaii. Opal always stayed in touch either by email or text or phone. That was very important especially considering this was a long distance sale. If we had questions about anything, Opal was able to answer them all. She was also so helpful in setting up appointments with inspectors and in emailing us all results just as soon as she received them.

Gina L., Honolulu

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Opal has an extensive knowledge and insight into the Hendersonville area. She is patient and understands the process that people need to go through in order to make a decision on a home with which they are comfortable. She provides important information without overwhelming us with too much information. I would gladly recommend Opal to anyone wishing to purchase or sell a house in the Hendersonville area!

Woody and Becky Dotson Hendersonville, NC

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Opal handled everything like a pro. This was especially challenging as the seller's agent repeatedly made errors that Opal had to fix. Opal answered all our questions, honestly. We totally trust Opal. Opal's knowledge of the area was impressive and hearing history of the area from someone who lived their whole life here, made the house hunting project enjoyable and less daunting. Opal also had experts available to handle all the questions we had concerning the home's condition.

Sybil Lowry. TX

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Opal Black set the course for the entire sales rout. From cleaning out the house to staging, Opal was there for me with advice and guidance. She walked me thought the offers and made the closing painless for me.

Gayle Graham, Fletcher

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  Read what other clients are saying about me: *(Excerpts)...It is amazing to us that we are here..... It is only with your expertise and availability to us that we were able to make such an easy transition to Hendersonville. I hope your "ears are burning" as I still sing your praises to my many new friends in Welcome Wagon and here in Sugar Hollow Farm. ~ Francine & Roger Varady   *(Excerpts).....I will always remember your help and kindness shown to me (and Russ). ~ Jean Terry *(Excerpts).....Thank you so much for the darling potted plant.....The plant looks perfect on the end of our kitchen counter......has "green", remember. We love our home and are feeling very welcome. Thanks again for being such a good friend. ~ Michael & Doreen McCall *(Excerpts)....Again, we want to thank you for all you did in selling 6 One Penny Drive. We sure appreciate it very much. ~Ed & Nat Chesley *(Excerpts).........So many times I have thought of you and been so grateful that we found you................We have been so happy here and cannot imagine living anywhere else. ~ Jan and Hal Beam *(Excerpts)................We want to thank you so much for helping us............As you could tell it was a tough one for us. ...........You made our transition as easy as possible and we do thank you. ~ Marge and Jim Rafferty *Friends lured us to North Carolina, the birthplace of my paternal grandfather. In 1991, a colleague of my husband, who had recently moved to Hendersonville, invited us to visit. This couple introduced us to Opal Black, an experienced Realtor who had managed property in their absence. We felt comfortable with Opal and arranged to meet with her when we returned to the area in 1996. We remained in intermittent contact with Opal until we asked her to represent us in the sale of our condominium. Although she was an independent agent, we trusted her judgment and her familiarity with the local market. Before we listed the unit in May, 2009, Opal consulted us about the wording of the advertising and accompanying photographs. It was a difficult time to sell but we benefited from Opal’s expertise; our only offer was disappointing but we do not regret accepting it. The handyman recommended by Opal completed repairs required after the property was inspected; his work was acceptable to the inspector and his rates were reasonable. In November, 2009, we moved to Carolina Village. A Saddlebrook neighbor recently inquired about our Realtor; we did not hesitate to provide Opal’s name and number. She is honest, reliable, and hardworking; her roots in this community make her a wonderful source of valuable information. She sold us a well-built home we loved and then assisted us in its sale twelve years later. Opal is friendly, yet professional and business-like. We are fortunate that she represented us in the purchase and sale of our home, transactions with which we were well satisfied. She is efficient and pleasant to deal with, a trusted advisor who has become our friend. ~ Louis & Judith Santiago *My wife and I have had dealings with Mrs. Opal Black for 25 years.  We have found her to be thorough and fair in all her dealings with us, and we feel she has an excellent grasp of the local housing market.  Opal looks after our interests, whether we are buying or selling, and is very attuned to our needs; needs we didn’t always know we had.  Opal does her homework, and we wouldn’t think of having another agent; through it all, she remains our very good friend.  ~ J.R. & B.J. Mason                    

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