Beverly-Hanks & Associates Announces Expansion

Neal Hanks, owner of Beverly-Hanks & Associates, announced today that he is now a 50% partner and co-owner of Private Mountain Communities (PMC) with Harry Redfearn, the Founder and President of PMC. As the Western North Carolina real estate market continues to strenghten, Redfearn and Hanks believe timing is optimum for growing the company to […]

Real Estate Trends of 2009

As we begin a new year, we are pleased to provide you with our annual market report and analysis of Western North Carolina real estate sales during 2009. Prior year statistics provide valuable data and detail on what occurred in the market during the past twelve months. In order to fully understand the impact of […]

Week in Review – December 7, 2009

Last Week in Review “IT’S A RECESSION WHEN YOUR NEIGHBOR LOSES HIS JOB; IT’S A DEPRESSION WHEN YOU LOSE YOURS.” Harry S. Truman. Very true words indeed – and last week brought some market action when Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke discussed the recession, commenting that our economic recovery still faces “formidable headwinds.” As you can […]

New Climate Research Center will Bring Jobs to Asheville

Excerpted from: Asheville Citizen-Times Staff Reports, April 17, 2009. Asheville will become home to the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, bringing $32 million to the local economy and potentially up to 100 scientific jobs over the next five years.   The Institute will be housed in the National Climate Data Center (NCDC), already located […]

Asheville: A Model for Others to Follow

(SalisburyPost.com) ASHEVILLE—The transformation of Asheville’s downtown over the past 25 years has been organic and incremental, seemingly one building and one street at a time. It ultimately found a synergy with developers, independent businesses, and a burgeoning arts community. Meanwhile, architectural landmarks that avoided the wrecking ball long ago now stand as integral parts of […]

For second year, Asheville rated top arts destination

Excerpted from: Asheville Citizen-Times Staff Reports, April 17, 2009. Exciting, reliable, budget-friendly locales captured readers’ hearts and votes as cities nationwide vied for top ranking in AmericanStyle magazine’s 12th annual Top 25 Arts Destinations poll.   For the second year, Asheville, with a storied crafts legacy dating to the turn of the century, held the […]

Become a homeowner without breaking the bank at Canterbury Heights

If you find yourself looking to become an Asheville homeowner without breaking the bank, be sure to check out Canterbury Heights Condominiums. This peaceful hillside community is just a short ride from the vintage architecture, gourmet restaurants, antique shops, nightlife, and culture of downtown Asheville, NC. This American city is one of the top travel […]

Asheville Ranks #6 on Forbes’ Best Places for Business and Careers

We’re so proud of Asheville, NC for ranking highly on this year’s Forbes list of “Best Places for Business and Careers.” It’s a great article with encouraging statistics! Here are some snippets from the article at Forbes.com: The economy shed 651,000 jobs in February and 4.4 million since the recession began in December 2007. Only a […]