Paint Companies Weigh in on the 2017 Colors of the Year

Whether coincidence or by design, 2016 seemed characterized as the year of 50 shades of grey. Soft dove greys welcomed you into foyers, rich mineral greys made cabinets pop—even the grout between subway tiles suddenly darkened into the all-at-once ubiquitous hue. Elle Decor predicted we’d be seeing more muted jewel tones and pastels in the […]

Home Sales Rebounded in September, Thanks to First-time Buyers

After two months of decreases, September 2016 existing-home sales rebounded strongly in all four regions of the U.S. First-time homebuyers reached a 34% share, the highest rate in more than four years, according to the National Association of RealtorsⓇ’ (NAR) monthly report. Sales rose across the nation to reflect a national 3.2% increase from August. […]

WLOS HOME OF THE WEEK

Welcome to 235 Longview Drive, Waynesville This corner-lot golf home brings Colonial Williamsburg to the mountains of Waynesville. Surround yourself with Southern charm in this 4/4 house overlooking the Waynesville Golf Course. Invite guests into the welcoming foyer with grand staircase. Take tea in one of the home’s enlarged sitting areas, including the parlor, study […]

Commercial Property Showcase: 19 Zillicoa Street in Asheville, NC 28801

Work in Your Very Own Castle at 19 Zillicoa Street in Asheville! $2,150,000 | CPE#: 485015 Nothing says “safe, long-term investment opportunity” like a castle, right? Located in the historic Highland Park section of Montford, Homewood, as the castle is called, has taken on many incarnations during its nearly 100 years of existence. The castle […]

Pick the Affordable Cabin of Your Dreams!

When you think of traditional mountain homes, do you think of cozy log cabins dotting the hills of Appalachia? We sure do! Nothing speaks to the spirit of Western North Carolina like cabins. Mountain cabins have a wonderful charm—at once close to nature and yet cozily protected from it. Best of all, WNC cabins are […]

The Blue Ridge Parkway: America’s Favorite Drive

The Blue Ridge Parkway unravels gracefully across the landscape, at times suspended from high cliffs and etched into rocky crags, then deftly shifting gears to skim over hayfields and past log cabins bound by split-rail fences. The road seems unfazed by mountain topography. The Parkway moves so harmoniously through the scenery and lays so gently […]

MEET CHRISTIE MELEAR

Christie Melear has a passion for the land, animals, and the folks who love them. Christie Melear is a dedicated professional with 30 years of expertise in simplifying complex real estate transactions. She has experience as an investor, as a project manager for two local real estate developments, and in assisting many clients over the […]

WLOS HOME OF THE WEEK

Welcome to 802 Cane Creek Road, Fletcher Live in harmony with the land in this special designer showhome. This contemporary farmhouse includes a detached guest cottage on the property’s 3.7 acres of level land in Cane Creek Valley. Beautiful inside and out, the professional design features a bright interior with few walls, soothing whites, barn […]

Beverly-Hanks Q3 2016 Market Report: Robust Residential and Attractive Commercial Markets

Beverly-Hanks’ president, Neal Hanks, was on site at the Beehive Coffee Bar in Arden to deliver the 2016 Quarter Three Market Report. Watch the video below for his short report, or continue reading for a summation. 2016 Quarter Three Residential Activity: Overall, our housing markets are robust. The sales pace increased by 9% when compared […]

A Robust Seller’s Market is the Focus of the Beverly-Hanks Q3 2016 Market Report

Beverly-Hanks’ president, Neal Hanks, was on site at the Beehive Coffee Bar in Arden to deliver the 2016 Quarter Three Market Report. Watch the video below for his short report, or continue reading for a summation. When highlighting our regional real estate markets, we consider three metrics: sales pace, home prices, and the supply of […]