Beverly- Hanks Announces A New Real Estate Experience In Biltmore Park®

This morning with our Biltmore Park and South Asheville offices in attendance we announced plans to expand and transform our presence in Biltmore Park Town Square.  By the end of the year, the transformation of the expanded space into a Real Estate Discovery Center will feature a coffee house style atmosphere, media-rich property search devices, […]

Western North Carolina Real Estate Values

Historically, much of the nation experiences an ongoing rhythm of price increases and decreases. As you can see from Graph A, since 1986 the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), as defined by the United States Census Bureau an area consisting of Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, and Madison counties had delivered 23 years of unfailing appreciation until […]

NC NOW | Asheville Revitalization | UNC-TV

David Huppert shows how creativity in the arts community has served as a major force in drawing greater commerce to Asheville’s downtown and beyond. Interviews with Kit Cramer of the Asheville Chmaber of Commerce and John Cram of Blue Spiral 1 really bring to life how the arts scene is responsible for Asheville’s success. Produced […]

Wall Street Journal Selects Beverly-Hanks Listing as the “House of The Day”

Ann Skoglund’s listing in Biltmore Park was selected as the Wall Street Journal, House of the Day. This is one of the most coveted non-paid advertising spots available. Hundreds of thousands of viewers views “House Of The Day”. Some of you may remember this is the listing that was selected by the Dupont Registery […]

What is the Velocity of Money and How Does it Impact Home Loan Rates?

By Eric Clonch, Mortgage Loan Originator, NMLS# 327193 Beverly-Hanks Mortgage Services ASHEVILLE, NC – If you’re an observer of economic news, you’ve probably noticed that market experts and traders keep a close eye on the Commerce Department’s Personal Spending and Personal Income reports. These reports provide insight into the health of our economy, but did […]

Blue Ridge Log Cabins Selected For Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Beverly-Hanks would like to congratulate its partner, Blue Ridge Log Cabins for being selected by Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to build a log cabin home for a deserving family in Fayetteville, NC. “Move that bus!!” These are the words residents of Fayetteville/Cumberland County will soon be hearing. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the popular Emmy Award-winning […]

“Bad News” Doesn’t Mean A Bad Real Estate Market

Neal Hanks, President The media reports have not been friendly to the real estate industry these last few months with numerous articles about an industry struggling to gain momentum. Particular emphasis has been placed on sales as compared to the prior year. As those of us in the industry know, this is an inaccurate comparison […]

Affordability Reaches Highest Level in 20 Years

Nationwide housing affordability during the first quarter of 2011 rose to its highest level in the more than 20 years it has been measured, according to National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) data released today. The HOI indicated that 74.6 percent of all new and existing homes sold in the first […]

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 […]