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5 Thrilling Ways You can Enjoy the Outdoors in Polk County

Touted as the “First Peak of the Blue Ridge,” Polk County has long welcomed flatlanders to a higher altitude. Since the turn of the 20th century, Polk County’s towns of Columbus, Saluda, and Tryon have been favorite mountain destinations to escape the sweltering summer heat of more urban and southern locales. Today, the area is […]

Come See the First Peaks of the Blue Ridge in Polk County

Touted as the “First Peak of the Blue Ridge,” Polk County has long welcomed flatlanders to a higher altitude. The elevation of Polk County ranges from just under 800 feet near the confluence of the Green River and Broad River to over 3,200 feet on Tryon Peak and Wildcat Spur. The area’s foothills are rich […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Farmers Markets in WNC?

Many of us have spent this spring tucked cozily inside, socially distanced from friends and loved ones, as well as from the elements. But across Western North Carolina, local farmers have spent their days outside, sowing fields and preparing for a successful growing season.  At Beverly-Hanks, we appreciate the work our local farmers do every […]

Live Abundantly in the Luxury Lifestyle of Your Choice

With its cloud-grazing peaks, temperate valleys, and unique urban communities, Western North Carolina offers you many ways to Live Abundantly. In fact, that’s one reason why the region is so popular among luxury buyers from all over the world. It is just as easy to live a rural equestrian lifestyle in Polk County as it […]

12 Local Coffee Roasters You Need to Try Today

People are buzzing about local coffee roasters! It’s easy to make any day a brew-tiful day in Western North Carolina. Local coffee shops abound, and your cup tastes even better when you realize that the beans were prepared by independent roasters for maximum flavor. Coffee is a great way to start your day. And it’s […]

Your Complete List of Dog-Friendly Places in Saluda, NC

Great mountain towns deserve to be thoroughly explored, one foot (or paw) in front of the other. And by picking the right places beforehand, it’s easy to bring your dog along. Even though its full-time residents number less than 1,000, Saluda, NC is one such town, full of paw-some spots that both you and your […]

Everything You Need to Know about Saluda, NC

Saluda, NC is an historic Victorian mountain village at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Since the turn of the 20th century, Saluda has been a favorite mountain destination to escape the sweltering summer heat of lower latitudes. The town remains a great place to enjoy seasonal beauty throughout the year. Learn more about […]

Karma Keg Nonprofit Winner Spotlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina

When you were young, who did you look up to? Who made a difference in your life? Who set you on the path you’re following today? At Beverly-Hanks, we give generously of our time and support every day for the benefit of our community. Our giving is generally limited to the causes closest to the […]

6 of the Best Blue Ridge Trailheads for Adventure Seekers

Blue Ridge trailheads are waiting for you! Every day in the Blue Ridge Mountains is an adventure, especially if you know where to look. We live in a remarkable enclave for hikes of all levels of difficulty. There are countless trails and lookout spots dotted along the Blue Ridge Parkway and beyond into the Great […]

The Year is Still Heating up: The Beverly-Hanks Q2 2019 Market Report

Summer is a perfect time to take stock of our forecasts and determine if Western North Carolina’s real estate markets are shaping up as we expected. Overall, the markets are active and are providing a lot of opportunity.  To give you the rundown, Beverly-Hanks President Neal Hanks, Jr. has delivered the Q2 2019 Real Estate […]