New Home Sales May Be Providing Signals For Market

It was a volatile week for mortgage rates. The FOMC Minutes suggested that the Fed will begin to taper its bond purchases in the near future as expected, but a surprising decline in the New Home Sales data made that outcome less certain. After the offsetting influences, mortgage rates ended the week with little change. […]

Lake Lure Videos, Dirty Dancing Festival and HGTV Dream Home!

One of our favorite places to take home buyers is Lake Lure, NC. The combination of waterfront mountain real estate, great weather, and strong community makes it an irresistible and magical place to live. Dirty Dancing Festival First-time visitors to Lake Lure may feel like they’ve seen it before. Much of the area was used […]

Agent Bill Fishburne featured in Capital At Play Magazine

In this month’s issue of the regional business and entrepreneurial magazine, “Capital At Play“, Hendersonville real estate agent Bill Fishburne does a great job of introducing the concept of a Real Estate Review. Here is an excerpt from the article appearing in the July issue. A Real Estate Review Consists of Two, Maybe Three, Parts. […]

Home Sales in Western North Carolina Rebound

Home sales are up 24 percent over last year Written by: Dale Neal Building permits are up 20 percent as the critical real estate market keeps digging out of the collapse of the Great Recession. “The news is good. Sales are up, inventory is down, prices are starting to rise,” observed Neal Hanks of Beverly-Hanks & […]

Real Estate Markets Are Shrugging Off Excess Home Supply

Are Local Real Estate Agents Struggling With Too Few Homes To Show? There is no question that local real estate markets are shrugging off the excess home supply that has been plaguing the Asheville, Hendersonville, and Waynesville realty markets for years. However many markets in the outlying Haywood, Madison, Polk, and Rutherford counties still have […]

Join Us to Meet Artist Akira Satake This Thursday

Please join us on Thursday, June 13th for a reception as we welcome local award-winning artist Akira Satake to the Beverly-Hanks Real Estate Discovery Center. His original pieces will be displayed for a short time and we are excited to have him with us to answer questions about his work and why he chooses to […]

Home Prices Post Biggest Gains Since 2006

Excellent news for those thinking about selling their homes. CNN just reported that the national index rose 10.2 % in the first quarter, which is the biggest gain since 2006. One of the reasons noted for the big numbers is that foreclosure sales are down, which helps to boost the average sales price overall. Here […]

Latest Episode of BHTV: River of Western NC

As we stated in our post on rivers May 10th, many of Western North Carolina’s towns were centered around rivers to facilitate manufacturing and trade. Today, rivers have become an essential component of the region’s lifestyle. No matter where you are in the greater Asheville, Hendersonville, or Waynesville communities you’ll find happiness near a river. […]

History of Lake Lure Published by Beverly-Hanks Broker

One of Beverly-Hanks’ own, Lake Lure real estate broker associate, Jim Proctor, has published his first book, entitled “Images of America: Lake Lure.” As former mayor of Lake Lure, Proctor and his family have deep roots in the region. He has compiled more than 200 vintage photos of Lake Lure. Arcadia Publishing published the book […]