2020 July 4th Events (Still Happening) in Asheville and across WNC

It’s Independence Day, and we’re ready to celebrate our country and enjoy all the highlights of the occasion—Face paint, flags, and fried food! Even while many communities are still social distancing, you can celebrate in style at events across the region. Whether you want to make freedom ring by learning about our local heritage, celebrating […]

5 Things You Need to Know about Amortization Schedules

Am-or-ti-za-tion. Try saying that five times fast! In addition to earning you a zillion Scrabble points, amortization is an important concept for every home buyer to comprehend. After all, it’s the secret to understanding your mortgage loan and paying it down over time. And for a debt as large as a home, that’s a secret […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Waterfalls in WNC?

You’ve been aimlessly wandering from your kitchen table to your sofa—back and forth, hour after hour—for what seems like eons now. You’ve watched your entire Netflix queue. Twice. And you’ve faithfully recreated the entirety of Renaissance art.  It’s safe to say you’re feeling a little stir crazy.  Self isolation can be tough when you’re stuck […]

Highland Brewing is Upholding History and Embracing Change

What started as a small-batch brewing operation in the basement of a Downtown Asheville pizza joint has now become a flagship brewery for the city and Southern Appalachia. “My first memory of Highland [Brewing] is drinking Gaelic Ale at Barley’s [Taproom & Pizzeria]. It was flavorful, rich, and indulgent. This was before we started talking […]

Find Your Sweet Spot: Don’t Miss Your June LoLo Gifts!

Enjoy this Month’s Local Gifts from Your Beverly-Hanks Realtor®! Asheville: A Slice of Cake at Old Europe Pastries Brevard: A Pint of Gelato at Kiwi Gelato Hendersonville: A Specialty Beverage and a Pastry at The Ugly Mug Waynesville: A Candle at Turquoise Elephant Boutique & Monogram Asheville: A Slice of Cake at Old Europe Pastries […]

How to Best Prepare for a Virtual Open House

Are you trying to sell your home this season?  Exposing listings to the widest possible audience is an essential strategy for home sellers. The higher a home’s exposure, the greater the interest. More interest often leads to a higher sales price and a quicker sale. So, in times when in-person tours of your home are […]

14 Restaurants Where You can Get Amazing BLTs

Five simple ingredients. Infinite possibilities and room for argument. (Why else would Google deliver 281,000 video results for a sandwich with 80% of the ingredients in its name?)  The bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich has a century-long reputation as a classic American sandwich. It’s beloved by millions around the nation, and has inspired artists and […]

Everything You Need to Know about Community Gardens in Asheville

Western North Carolina is known for its deep agricultural roots and award-winning farm-to-table dining. Now, residents are finding opportunities to grow both food and community—right in their own neighborhoods. Learn more about the impact of community gardens in WNC. What are Community Gardens? Community gardens are small plots of land collectively cared for by members […]

5 Exciting Ways to have an Active Lifestyle in the Village at Chunns Cove

Are you in search of an Asheville neighborhood that perfectly pairs country and convenience? Then, look no further than the Village at Chunns Cove! The surrounding area is well known for pastoral scenes and spacious residences. And these custom townhomes are ideally located just minutes from Downtown Asheville and major retail shopping. Here are five […]