Karen and Don love introducing new folks to this unique and amazing place they call home. Don and Karen Woodard came to real estate from two very different directions. Karen ascended the corporate ladders at a number of money center banks, working with corporate and private banking firms. She eventually ran a private banking group […]

Selling this Spring? Here are 4 Updates You Can do to Attract Homebuyers

Springtime brings sunshine, showers—and plenty of opportunities for home staging. As we like to say, there’s never a second chance for a first impression. Spring is the season of increased home listings. In order to compete with other sellers on the market, it’s important to look as clean and fresh as the spring mountain air. […]


Laurie and Michael’s clients love to rave about working with them! Laurie & Michael Hartman are among Beverly-Hanks & Associates’ top producing agents, serving as company listing leaders, sales leaders, and models for their peers. But according to them, their greatest achievements are those in service of their clients. The Hartmans are repeat winners of […]


Vivien Snyder likes to “WOW” her clients with service and results. Let’s face it—buying or selling a home is stressful. Vivien has a natural ability help her clients de-stress. Her vibrant personality and incredible enthusiasm are just a small part of what makes working with Vivien so awesome. Vivien has a network of people and […]


Ellen Sither is widely regarded by her clients and her peers. As a 2012 and 2013 Beverly-Hanks Raving Fans Award recipient, it is clear that Ellen’s innate ability to identify and match buyer and seller goals serves her clients well. Her success is driven by her passion to serve others: “I really enjoy exceeding the […]

How to Find the Right WNC Community if You Live out of Town

Often, home buyers neglect one of the most important steps in finding a new home: They skip doing research on specific communities. Buying a home requires understanding your points of compromise. 69% of home buyers indicate that the overall quality of a community is the most important factor when making their purchasing decision. In fact, […]

Understanding the 30s of Selling: Pricing Your Home to Sell

Home sellers never have a second chance for a first impression. There are fewer statements more true than this one in real estate. First impressions take place online long before buyers ever visit your home. Buyers who do visit have shopped, compared, and will buy based on value. Overprice, and you’ll never know that online […]

5 Important Reasons to Sell Now versus the Dead of Winter

Believe it or not, 2016 is nearly over. People across the country are thinking about what their life will look like in 2017: Should we relocate to a different part of the country to find different year-round weather? Should we move across the state for new job opportunities? Homeowners in this situation must consider whether […]

Increase Your Home’s Market Value with Professional Photos

Successful real estate sales and marketing efforts require a blend of traditional print, digital, and direct mail campaigns. The one element consistent—and integral—to these media is quality, engaging photography. At Beverly-Hanks, we recognize that the first place the majority of homebuyers will see your home will not be in person. That’s why we highly recommend […]