What is the MLS? And Why is it Important to Your Home Search?

Imagine a group of dapper gentlemen sitting around a conference table, discussing the newest properties for sale in the city. Their three-button vests were freshly pressed just this morning, and their mustaches are expertly waxed. By sharing information about their client’s available properties, the brokers are engaging in an open quid pro quo: If you […]

4 Certified Fresh Listings You Should See While You Can: January

Dozens of homes across Western North Carolina hit the market each week! From social media to advertisements to print mail, Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks agents work hard to promote our listings so you’re aware of all the great homes for sale near you. Every Friday, we review the promotional postcards created for our brand new listings (for […]

3 Toe-Tapping Tales about Polk County’s Music History

Many features of daily life come together to make up a community’s heritage. But nothing quite brings that heritage to life like music. Western North Carolina has a long and storied musical history, and Polk County is no exception. Here are three toe-tapping tales about Polk County’s music history. Music has Always Been Part of […]

Another Dynamic Year: NAI Beverly-Hanks Year-End 2022 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast 2022 was another dynamic year for the commercial real estate world. From less of a demand for apartments to more for retail spaces to the office sector lagging behind, the shifting market continues, following the pattern of many quarters before this. With a focus on the good news, consumers are indulging […]

Strength in Numbers: Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks’ Year-End 2022 Market Report

As we reflect on the past year and turn our sights forward, there is heightened interest in the state of the real estate market—both in WNC and across the country. Our 2022 annual report is here to offer context and counsel amidst a sea of shifting influences.  For a closer look at what’s happening in […]

Take a Video Tour of these 4 Homes Right Now: January 2023

Think shopping for a new home is too complicated? At Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks, we make your home search convenient by providing you with extensive community information, expanded property features, and a market research center—all without ever leaving the listing page. Another feature designed to help you search online for homes that meet your every criteria is […]

7 Fun Facts about the Geology of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Long-time locals believe there’s something magical about the Blue Ridge Mountains. Native Cherokee peoples understand them to be sacred and eternal. Even new visitors to Western North Carolina feel there’s something special about this place. And they’re all right! The Blue Ridge Mountains stand proudly beneath our feet. But to uncover their history, we have […]

6 Ways to Keep from Being Scammed on Home Repairs

Your home represents one of the largest financial investments you may make in your lifetime. Of course, you want to take care of that investment. But when repairs need to be made, it’s also important to know you’re getting a good service for your money. Home repair and home improvement scammers are most likely to […]

What to Do on the Perfect Day out in Sylva, NC

Sylva’s tree-lined streetscape, dotted with benches, provides visitors with an afternoon of easy walking. And the vibrant downtown boasts an assortment of art galleries, bookstores, farm-to-table restaurants, craft breweries, and coffee shops. Best of all, this bustling mountain town is surrounded by nature, offering a plethora of outdoor adventure opportunities.  Ready to spend an amazing […]

Agents Answer: What are the Best Local Running Events in WNC?

Did you know that one of the reasons for Asheville’s early growth was the quality of air across the Blue Ridge Mountains? This spring, take in big inhales of our cool mountain air as you pad through one of the region’s many running events. Are you ready to meet those new year’s goals? Would you […]