Top 25 Small Cities – Asheville Tops the List

Once again, Asheville tops the list! As posted on American Style Magazine ( by Caitlin Fultz 1. Asheville, N.C. A rendering of the expanded Asheville Art Museum. Credit: Courtesy of the Asheville Art Museum Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville offers the best of both worlds: breathtaking scenic beauty and a population that values […]

5 Reasons To Sell Now

If you plan on moving anytime in 2011, you should strongly consider selling your house now rather than waiting. Here are five reasons why: This is when your house will get the most exposure.  The spring, and particularly the month of May, is when most buyers enter the real estate market. This surge of buyers […]

Almost 14,000 Houses Sold Yesterday

One of the biggest misconceptions in today’s housing market is that homes are not selling. That is simply not true. Last month’s Existing Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) showed that homes were selling at an “annual rate of 5.10 million”. That’s an average of 13,973 every day – 365 days a […]

LUXETRENDS® from Beverly-Hanks & Associates

There is no doubt the luxury home bath continues to evolve from utilitarian space to a treasured refuge. The previous decade saw the incorporation of many spa-like elements into the residential bathroom, and the trend continues today as these indispensible havens now contain bold statements with architecture and design elements. This design direction is reflected […]

Beverly-Hanks Sponsors Ramble Run: May 7th

We are excited to announce that Beverly-Hanks & Associates and Mountain Valley Spring Water (our water vendor) are partnering as the official Water Station Sponsors for the 2011 Ramble Run to benefit the Community Foundation of WNC. This event is right for us in so many ways, explained Neal Hanks. “The Community Foundation, is an […]

Real Estate Info. Now Available On Your Cell Phone!

Imagine this: you’re driving around and see a for-sale sign. Pulling over to the curb, you open your cell phone. Seconds later, all of the information about that property and several others is right at your fingertips. With BHINFO, you can search real estate listings in a flash, right from your cell phone. Find information […]

Asheville Land Development Conference

Have you ever wondered whether attending a particular conference or workshop would be worthwhile? Well you do not need to guess about the Asheville Land Development Conference (ALDC) presented by Beverly-Hanks & Associates. Here is an excerpt from an article the organizer of the conference prepared for a industry magazine. This is the type of […]

Real Estate Minute: Neal Hanks

Apples and Oranges February 14, 2011 The headline of Sunday’s mountains section of the Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper reads “Slow Start for Home Sales.” The article outlines a decrease in unit sales as compared to January of 2010. While statistically accurate, important information is missing from the article. This time last year the market was being […]

Mortgage Interest Trending Upward All Week

Mortgage markets worsened for the 8th straight day, equaling the longest losing streak of the last 5 years. Conventional, 30-year fixed mortgage rates are now scratching 5 percent, with FHA mortgage rates running roughly the same. This is a huge increase from just 11 weeks ago when mortgage rates were riding an 8-month-long hot streak, and […]