Storage galore. Workshops and crafting counters. Practice space for your teenager’s band. A corner to hide from the in-laws during the holidays. And, of course, parking. The humble garage may be the unsung hero of the home! In addition to being functional, garages can be pretty attractive, too. Whether they’re attached or a construction of… Read more »

Beverly-Hanks Home of the Week: 240 Chestnut Forest Road in Fairview

Welcome to 240 Chestnut Forest Road in Fairview MLS# 3450723 | 3 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms | 1,550 Square Feet | $325,000   Lose yourself in the views of this wonderful home! Nestled in a beautiful hardwood forest with spectacular million-dollar views, this inviting home lives larger than its footprint—and its price. The spacious rocking… Read more »

8 Places to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree in Western North Carolina

Did you know that North Carolina produces more than 20% of the real Christmas trees sold in the U.S. every year? That makes us second in the nation for the number of trees harvested and for cash receipts. Of the estimated 50 million Christmas trees grown by 1,600 growers across 25,000 acres in the state,… Read more »

Cheese the Day on the WNC Cheese Trail!

Located halfway between Asheville and Chimney Rock, the community of Fairview was settled in the late 18th century and called Cane Creek until the early 1800s. Today, Fairview is home to an estimated 3,000 people. For several hundred years, people have been attracted to Fairview’s rolling land and mountain views. With space to roam and… Read more »

Millennials and Homeownership: Are the Rumors True?

Ah, Millennials. If Hasbro is to be believed, Millennials are self-indulgent youngsters whose only objective is to collect avocado-based life experiences the same way they collect digital Pokemon. (Gotta catch ‘em all!) In fact, Millennials are fully grown and fully ingrained in the workforce. Born between 1981 and 1996, the youngest Millennials are now graduating… Read more »

Using Smart Home Tech to Make Your Home Shine during Showings

When it comes to selling a home, everyone is looking for a leg up in this crowded marketplace. It’s common to freshen up paint, invest in some new landscaping, and even remodel a room or two to appeal to the latest trends. What might not be as common? “Smarter” upgrades. While basic home improvements can… Read more »

4 Surprising Benefits of Getting an In-house Mortgage

They say there’s an app for everything, and that certainly feels true. But that doesn’t mean that you should finance your home—likely the largest purchase you may ever make—on your mobile device. Likewise, just because a mortgage lender makes clever commercials doesn’t mean that they’re going to be the best choice for your finances. We… Read more »