Live the Life You Choose: What It Means to Us

In the last few days we hit the streets of downtown Asheville, Waynesville, and Hendersonville, all in the name of December’s upcoming BHTV episode on shopping local. The constant activity of our local downtown communities and the great variety of businesses are fantastic, but we’re sort of used to that. Yes, we’re spoiled from living […]

Western NC: A Center of Innovation

On Monday, business leaders from across North Carolina met for the AdvantageWest Economic Summit in downtown Asheville. The topic of the evening was “The Western North Carolina Innovation Ecosystem: What’s Missing?” Our region is known as a center for creativity and is becoming better known still as a center of innovation. Mark Erwin, the head […]

Enough with the White House, what about my house?

Now that we know there won’t be a moving van pulling up to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in January, we can go back to focusing on our own matters of real estate. Whatever your political affiliation is, you probably share some of the same concerns  as most homeowners. How will home values shape up through the […]

VA Guarantees 20 Million Loans & Beverly-Hanks Introduces “Military on the Move”

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced it has reached a major milestone: It has guaranteed 20 million home loans since launching its loan program in 1944. VA loans, which tend to boast low financing costs for home ownership, are available for eligible veterans, servicemembers, and surviving spouses. When you combine a VA loan with the […]

Beverly-Hanks Third Quarter Market Report

Real Estate Markets Are Improving Neal Hanks and local economist Tom Tveidt discuss the third quarter of this year and our local real estate market and economy, from our newest office, The Real Estate Discovery Center on Main St. in downtown Waynesville. Look for our full quarterly report on beverly-hanks.com, or ask your broker associate […]

Live the Life You Choose: Farm-to-Table in Western North Carolina

We live such a full, vibrant life here in Western North Carolina and a big part of that is our accessibility to fresh, locally sourced food. With abundant resources for weekly tailgate markets, farmers markets, farms and restaurants, you will find delicious local food that suits your palate in the Asheville, Hendersonville, and Waynesville communities. […]

Exclusive Marketing Agreement with WLOS

Announcing exclusive marketing agreement with WLOS Channel 13 to become the sole provider of online real estate content for WLOS.com. Featured content will include: Search capabilities for any property found in the North Carolina Mountains MLS Quarterly Market Reports detailing the health of the regional housing markets and the national trends affecting Western North Carolina. […]

Homebuilder Confidence In U.S. Increases To Five-Year High

By Shobhana Chandra of Bloomberg.com – Aug 15, 2012 10:10 AM ET Confidence among U.S. homebuilders climbed in August to the highest level in more than five years, affirming the improvement in residential construction. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder confidence index rose to 37, higher than projected and the best showing since […]

Short Sales vs Foreclosures: the Prices

All distressed properties put downward pressure on prices. However, the impact of a short sale is nowhere as drastic as the impact of a foreclosure for two major reasons: A foreclosure, in most cases, leaves a vacant house in the neighborhood. Vacant, unmaintained homes have a negative impact on the value of other houses in […]

Asheville Citizen-Times interviews Neal Hanks

This past week the Asheville Citizen-Times interviewed Neal Hanks, President of Beverly-Hanks & Associates, Realtors on trends occurring to homes for sale in the greater Asheville, Hendrsonville, and Waynesville areas. Neal spoke with reporter Dale Neal from the beautiful Rose Hill community located in Leicester, North Carolina. Watch The Interview While speaking with Dale, Neal […]