History of Lake Lure Published by Beverly-Hanks Broker

One of Beverly-Hanks’ own, Lake Lure real estate broker associate, Jim Proctor, has published his first book, entitled “Images of America: Lake Lure.” As former mayor of Lake Lure, Proctor and his family have deep roots in the region. He has compiled more than 200 vintage photos of Lake Lure. Arcadia Publishing published the book […]

Job Growth Fastest in the State

As reported in our latest Quarterly Market Report, The Asheville MSA (Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison counties) began the year with exceptionally strong employment gains. Up 3.9 percent over the year, the MSA is the fastest growing metro area in the state and is outpacing both the state and nation. By adding more than 6,000 jobs […]

The Beverly-Hanks Real Estate Report: 2013 Quarter One

“It may appear premature to declare a housing boom and chronicle an uneven regional recovery, but Vital Signs indicate a major transition.” So says Neal Hanks in the latest issue of The Real Estate Report, just released for Quarter One 2013. Consider these year-over-year metrics for Western North Carolina comparing 2012Q1 and 2013Q1: •Existing home […]

Best Real Estate Markets in the Country, Part IV: Asheville, North Carolina

Our very own Katherine Kaderabek was featured in an article on the “My Move” blog written by Kandy Harris. The article was the fourth part of a series dedicated to ferreting out the best real estate markets in the United States. Harris writes, “We’ve discovered that there’s more to a great market than numbers pulled […]

Hendersonville Full of Lively Spring Events

The town of Hendersonville, NC lives large for it’s population of only 14,000. There’s much to do and see this spring in this quaint mountain town. Below are some of the events we’re excited about: April: April 20 4th Annual Henderson County BBQ Expo, Hendersonville High School Stadium, a family festival with vendors, BBQ cooking […]

It’s Baseball Time Again

We are so excited that it’s baseball time in Western NC again. Spring is officially here, and there’s really nothing better than going to an Asheville Tourists ballgame on a nice evening and enjoying historic McCormick Field, just south of downtown Asheville. At a recent game, Beverly-Hanks president Neal Hanks had his head shaved in […]

Positive Growth for All

As reported in our recently published 2012 Annual Market Report, the Asheville MSA ended the year as the fifth fastest growing metro in the state of NC. Asheville’s rate of growth surpasses both the state and the nation. As we look around, we can see the growth physically happening before our eyes. The construction on […]

2012 Annual Report Released

Our 2012 Annual Market Report and assessment of the WNC real estate markets is now available and can be found at beverly-hanks.com/reports. In conjunction, we have produced a video of a conversation about our local economy and real estate markets with Neal Hanks, president, and Tom Tveidt of Syneva Economics. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkiHvHJ9Vn0 To have our Quarterly […]