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Everything You Need to Know about the French Broad River: A Beginner’s Guide

The evolution of brachiopods. Giant insects. The entire history of the dinosaurs. The rise of mammals. Possibly four of Earth’s five prehistoric mass extinction events. The mighty French Broad River has seen it all. Continue reading for: French Broad River at a Glance French Broad River History & Geography French Broad River Climate & Wildlife […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Most Affordable Neighborhoods in WNC?

In our end-of-year Market Report for 2018, we reported that the supply of homes priced under $300,000 was down by 4.4% across our nine-county region. In fact, it’s possible that in certain communities, there may no longer be affordable homes available. If you’ve been shopping for an affordable home in Western North Carolina, that’s probably […]

6 Things You Need to Know about Underground Storage Tanks

Out of sight, out of mind. Underground storage tanks are something you’ve probably rarely thought about, if ever at all. Compared to marble countertops, walk-in closets, and outdoor patios, USTs rarely factor into a home buyer’s decision making process. But if you ever have trouble with one, your UST will quickly become one of the […]

2018 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

It’s Independence Day, and you know what that means!—Face paint, flags, and fried food! Celebrate in style at one of the many great fireworks shows across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to help you find the right view. But don’t sit around all day […]

10 Local Foods You can Find at Asheville Grocery Stores

  They say you are what you eat. For health-conscious individuals, this means more than building a diet around healthy foods. It means choosing as many groceries as possible with a small footprint. In our region, it’s easy to shop local within your favorite grocery store. From local beers to local beer shampoos, and farm-fresh […]

These Inc. 5000 Companies are Inspired by Asheville

Did you know that there were 10 companies from the Asheville metro area on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list? Every year, the small business- and startup-focused publication ranks the fastest-growing private companies in America based on percentage revenue growth over a three-year period. Let’s take a look at Asheville’s fastest-growing independent businesses. Avadim Technologies Ranking […]

Black Mountain, NC: A Culture Built on Entrepreneurship, the Outdoors, Arts, and Community

Situated in the eastern end of the Swannanoa Valley at the edge of Buncombe County, Black Mountain was once known as the “Front Porch of Western North Carolina.” The historic small town prides itself on its sense of community and friendly atmosphere. In fact, it won the 2016 TripAdvisor readers’ choice award for “Prettiest Small […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County

At Beverly-Hanks, we believe that every person in our community should have the opportunity and means to Live the Life You Choose. There is perhaps no better way to accomplish this than by Living United—a culture of advocacy and support engendered by the United Way. Today, we take a closer look at one of our […]

2017 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

Get out the face paint and fly those flags this Fourth of July weekend! If you’re keen to venture away from the home grill this year, there are many great fireworks shows across the region. Last year, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to help you narrow down your choices. But don’t […]