8 Places in WNC that Prove that Art Should be Accessible to All

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There has always been a rich atmosphere of creation throughout Western North Carolina. The Appalachian mountains have a storied history of handmade crafts, ranging from weaving to woodworking, pottery to jewelry. Fine artists have been attracted to the area for more than a century, as well. Innovative artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Josef and Anni Albers,… Read more »

Agents Answer: Where are the Most Affordable Neighborhoods in WNC?

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In our end-of-year Market Report for 2018, we reported that the supply of homes priced under $300,000 was down by 4.4% across our nine-county region. In fact, it’s possible that in certain communities, there may no longer be affordable homes available. If you’ve been shopping for an affordable home in Western North Carolina, that’s probably… Read more »

Press Release: Real Estate Firms Merge to Offer Transylvania Sellers World-Class Exposure

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Real Estate Firms Merge to Offer Transylvania Sellers World-Class Exposure

Beverly-Hanks & Associates300 EXECUTIVE PARKASHEVILLE, NC 28801(828) 254-7221beverly-hanks.com    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    Real Estate Firms Merge to Offer Transylvania Sellers World-Class Exposure    December 10, 2018, Asheville, NC—Steve Owen & Associates and Beverly-Hanks & Associates, Realtors® are joining hands to better serve the real estate needs of Transylvania County. “We are proud to have… Read more »

2018 Labor Day Events in Asheville and WNC

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Summer weather is still stubbornly holding out for at least a few more weeks. But for many, the activities of summer come to an end this weekend. Labor Day marks the unofficial end to the season: Vacations have been had. Children are back in school. There is a slight lull in tourism across Western North… Read more »

Nonprofit Spotlight: Muddy Sneakers in Brevard, NC

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Muddy Sneakers in Brevard, NC

For young students, school is meant to teach them about the world around them. But how much can kids learn about our Western North Carolina mountain ecosystems by sitting inside all summer? Today, we highlight a local organization that encourages kids to get outside and get dirty—and learn a little something in the process! What… Read more »

48 Hours in Brevard: A Forest Bird Never Wants a Cage

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Being a small town doesn’t mean you can’t offer some of the finest charms Western North Carolina has to offer. Just ask the 7,800 residents of Brevard, the seat of Transylvania County. The town has distinguished itself as an epicenter for nearby outdoor adventures, education, art, and music. Whether you’re vacationing or stay-cationing, Brevard offers… Read more »