Let’s Not Get Carried Away with Home Price Increases

There has been a lot of excitement about home prices over the last few months. Though we agree that the housing industry is in a full out recovery, we also believe that there will still be price volatility over the next several months. We must realize home sales are seasonal and that fact impacts prices. […]

Exclusive Marketing Agreement with WLOS

Announcing exclusive marketing agreement with WLOS Channel 13 to become the sole provider of online real estate content for WLOS.com. Featured content will include: Search capabilities for any property found in the North Carolina Mountains MLS Quarterly Market Reports detailing the health of the regional housing markets and the national trends affecting Western North Carolina. […]

Homebuilder Confidence In U.S. Increases To Five-Year High

By Shobhana Chandra of Bloomberg.com – Aug 15, 2012 10:10 AM ET Confidence among U.S. homebuilders climbed in August to the highest level in more than five years, affirming the improvement in residential construction. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder confidence index rose to 37, higher than projected and the best showing since […]

Short Sales vs Foreclosures: the Prices

All distressed properties put downward pressure on prices. However, the impact of a short sale is nowhere as drastic as the impact of a foreclosure for two major reasons: A foreclosure, in most cases, leaves a vacant house in the neighborhood. Vacant, unmaintained homes have a negative impact on the value of other houses in […]

2012 Quarter Two: Market Report Available

Market indicators continue to show accelerating improvement. With more than six months of steady progress, we are confident that the bottom of this cycle is behind us. – Neal Hanks, President With homes sold per month showing solid improvementand market time dropping, we believe that the regional market is firmly on the road to recovery. […]


Short Sales Skyrocketing

Short sales are finally being seen as a viable alternative to foreclosure by both the banks and the consumer. Brandon Moore, CEO of RealtyTrac, just explained that short sales are skyrocketing: “Short sales hit a three-year high in the first quarter (up 25%). Lenders are approving more aggressively priced short sales, which in turn is […]

Asheville Citizen-Times interviews Neal Hanks

This past week the Asheville Citizen-Times interviewed Neal Hanks, President of Beverly-Hanks & Associates, Realtors on trends occurring to homes for sale in the greater Asheville, Hendrsonville, and Waynesville areas. Neal spoke with reporter Dale Neal from the beautiful Rose Hill community located in Leicester, North Carolina. Watch The Interview While speaking with Dale, Neal […]

TCBY Frozen Yogurt Partners With Beverly-Hanks

TCBY, the country’s best yogurt, is taking care of Beverly-Hanks & Associates clients at this year’s Ramble Run. Any past, present, or future Beverly-Hanks client who stops by the Real Estate Discovery Center at Biltmore Park on May 12th between the hours of 9:00-11:30am can enjoy a FREE dish of frozen yogurt compliments of TCBY. […]

National Industry Leaders Comment on Real Estate Markets

Recently, Neal Hanks, President of Beverly-Hanks & Associates joined fellow industry leaders in Colorado to discuss the latest trends and strategies for the ever developing real estate industry. While participating in the Real Trends, Trendsetters group several of the participating CEOs offered their thoughts on the direction of their respective real estate markets. To learn […]

Local Real Estate and Economy Experts Dig In

Neal Hanks, President of Beverly-Hanks & Associates and Tom Tveidt, research economist for SYNEVA Economics recently sat down for a discussion on how the regional economy is driving the greater Asheville, Waynesville, and Hendersonville real estate markets. You’ll be surprised to learn some welcomed good news about Western North Carolina‘s regional employment, in-migration, and housing […]