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 […]

Hit the Trails and Explore WNC

Some of our favorite hikes are worth remembering this time of year, when the temperature is just about perfect outside, the last of the pollen has washed away and our souls are begging for a  refreshing spring jaunt in the woods. What an absolute enclave we are for hikes of all levels of difficulty, each […]

Come “Ramble Run” With Us In Biltmore Park

On May 11, 2013 (Mother’s Day Weekend), Beverly-Hanks & Associates is proud to sponsor the water stations for the third consecutive Ramble Run. Starting in Town Square of Biltmore Park, it’s expected that over 1,000 runners and walkers will once again participate in this exciting Asheville, North Carolina race. The “Ramble Run at Biltmore Park” will […]

Job Growth Fastest in the State

As reported in our latest Quarterly Market Report, The Asheville MSA (Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison counties) began the year with exceptionally strong employment gains. Up 3.9 percent over the year, the MSA is the fastest growing metro area in the state and is outpacing both the state and nation. By adding more than 6,000 jobs […]

The Beverly-Hanks Real Estate Report: 2013 Quarter One

“It may appear premature to declare a housing boom and chronicle an uneven regional recovery, but Vital Signs indicate a major transition.” So says Neal Hanks in the latest issue of The Real Estate Report, just released for Quarter One 2013. Consider these year-over-year metrics for Western North Carolina comparing 2012Q1 and 2013Q1: •Existing home […]

Best Real Estate Markets in the Country, Part IV: Asheville, North Carolina

Our very own Katherine Kaderabek was featured in an article on the “My Move” blog written by Kandy Harris. The article was the fourth part of a series dedicated to ferreting out the best real estate markets in the United States. Harris writes, “We’ve discovered that there’s more to a great market than numbers pulled […]

Hendersonville Full of Lively Spring Events

The town of Hendersonville, NC lives large for it’s population of only 14,000. There’s much to do and see this spring in this quaint mountain town. Below are some of the events we’re excited about: April: April 20 4th Annual Henderson County BBQ Expo, Hendersonville High School Stadium, a family festival with vendors, BBQ cooking […]