Simplify Your Life at Bee Tree Village Cliffside

Bee Tree Village Cliffside is a new home community tucked between Asheville and Black Mountain. These Arts & Crafts, NC Healthy Built garden homes offer mountain views, 2-4 bedrooms, and fenced courtyards. Prices start in the low $200,000s. This maintenance-included community allows owners to downsize in home responsibilities while enjoying quality living. The fenced courtyard […]

House Votes to Expand Home Buyer Credit

From Stephen Ohlemacher :: Associated Press Buying a home is about to get cheaper for a whole new crop of home buyers—$6,500 cheaper. First-time home buyers have been getting tax credits of up to $8,000 since January as part of the economic stimulus package enacted earlier this year. But with the program scheduled to expire […]

Third Quarter Statistical Gains Are Encouraging But Challenges Still Lie Ahead

I am pleased to report the positive momentum which began in the second quarter of this year has continued locally and nationwide into the third quarter of 2009. The statistics in the fourth quarter should show continued improvement over the prior year as the fourth quarter of 2008 was one of the most difficult in […]

Favorable News from the Fed

Favorable news from the Fed: weaker-than-expected economic data and strong demand for a record $112 billion in Treasury auctions helped mortgage markets this week. While the daily price movements were often large, mortgage rates ended the week just a little lower. The Federal Funds Rate As expected, the Fed made no change in the federal […]

Lake Lure Community Comes Together to Honor Iconic Actor and Raise Money for Cancer Research

Many people living in the small Western North Carolina mountain town of Lake Lure when “Dirty Dancing” was filmed nearby have very fond memories of lead actor Patrick Swayze. They remember Swayze as a “kind family man” and a “heartthrob.” So when the news reached Western North Carolina that the famous actor, singer, and dancer had […]

Now is the Time to Take Advantage of Tax Credit

There is still time for you to take advantage of the government’s $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers, but you need to act now. The deadline to receive the tax credit is December 1, 2009, which means that closings must take place by that date. Looking backwards, this means that offers to purchase and […]

Beverly-Hanks & Associates Receives 2009 “Best of Waynesville” Award

WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2009 — Beverly-Hanks & Associates has been selected for the 2009 “Best of Waynesville” Award in the Real Estate category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have […]