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Is “Average Asking Price” the Best Metric for Predicting Home Values?

As local homeowners ourselves, we at Beverly-Hanks understand that affordability is an important and ongoing issue across Western North Carolina. Anytime we see people reference the “average asking price” of a community, we get concerned. That term dramatically overstates local market conditions for two reasons: one is the use of “asking price” as a value […]

Fletcher, NC: Pride in Our Past, and Faith in Our Future

“I think if I had to describe Fletcher in three words, they would be convenient, growing, and nice,” said Zach Horn, a Fletcher resident and co-owner/brewer at Blue Ghost Brewing Company. Fletcher has indeed been growing at a steady and smooth pace in recent years, thanks to lower housing costs and its convenient location. Today […]

WNC Health Care Facilities Get to the Heart of the Matter

The refreshing air, cleansing waters, stimulating altitude, and desire to enjoy the outdoors have always attracted those seeking good health to the mountains of Western North Carolina. That history continues today, giving the Asheville area one of the highest concentrations of physicians in the state. Because the area is so attractive and has such a […]

Own a Piece of Asheville History at our March Luxury Program Listing of the Month

Live Abundantly at 86 Sherwood Road in Asheville MLS# 3691105 | 4 Bedrooms | 3.5 Bathrooms | 3,790 Square Feet | $1,250,000 This traditional home offers a rare opportunity to own a significant piece of Asheville’s rich history. The Kenilworth neighborhood was established as a “Pioneer Suburb” in 1914. 86 Sherwood Road was constructed shortly […]

5 Big-City Services You can Get in the Mountains

You may not know it from comparing Asheville to other cities and metros our size. But this quirky mountain town rivals the most metropolitan cities in the world for quality dining, entertainment options, and artistic output. It’s easy to Live Abundantly in Western North Carolina. And that ease extends to your home life, as well. […]

5 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know about Biltmore Village

Located south of Downtown Asheville, and hugging the French Broad River, Biltmore Estate, and town of Biltmore Forest is the iconic Biltmore Village district. The area was once its own town and can still be distinguished by its distinct architectural style. In fact, its location and architecture are intimately woven together in the fabric of […]

12 WNC Animal Nonprofits that are Easy to Support

A dog (or cat or horse or bunny…) is man’s best friend. But pets need best friends, too. At Beverly-Hanks, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to Live Abundantly in WNC. That includes our best friends and neighbors with four legs.  Western North Carolina communities are loved for their inspiring landscapes, strong small […]

What’s an Affordable Price for Land Right Now?

Of all the oft-quoted figures on the internet, we reckon Mark Twain is probably in the top five. So, we hope you won’t be disappointed if we start with a quote from him today. He once wrote: “Buy land, they aren’t making it anymore.” Mark Twain You know, he has a good point. But with […]

A Roller-Coaster Ride!: The Beverly-Hanks Year End 2020 Market Report

The Western North Carolina housing market has been nothing short of remarkable over the past 12 months. We can think of no better metaphor to describe it than an old-fashioned roller coaster ride. We crowded into 2020 with bright prospects and gleeful anticipation. But our outlook quickly turned apprehensive as the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying […]

Increased Optimism: NAI Beverly-Hanks Year End 2020 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast The commercial real estate market is currently in a relatively stable state, given the effects of 2020 on key sectors. Despite a brutal drop in tourism in Western North Carolina and related blows to small businesses dependent on those tourist-fueled door swings, annual gross rents dropped by only 1.3%. According to […]