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

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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… Read more »

Beverly-Hanks Third Quarter Market Report

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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… Read more »

Take the Scenic Route

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There will never be a better time to visit the Blue Ridge Parkway than now! See the breathtaking views and enjoy the leaves as they are transforming into their full fall glory. There’s more to real estate that four walls and a roof. And this time of the year, who wants be under a roof… Read more »

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

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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…. Read more »

ASAP’s Farm Tour is just around the corner!

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ASAP’s Farm Tour is just around the corner! September 22 and 23, 2012 1-6 PM Over this late September weekend, the gates and barns of WNC farms will open to the public – even those farms that don’t normally allow visitors. This self-guided driving tour is your chance to learn how food grows, taste farm-fresh treats,… Read more »

Exclusive Marketing Agreement with WLOS

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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…. Read more »

Short Sales vs Foreclosures: the Prices

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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… Read more »

Local Real Estate and Economy Experts Dig In

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Neal Hanks, President of Beverly-Hanks & Associates and Tom Tveidt, research economist for SYNEVA Economics recently sat down for a discussion on how the regional economy is driving the greater Asheville, Waynesville, and Hendersonville real estate markets. You’ll be surprised to learn some welcomed good news about Western North Carolina‘s regional employment, in-migration, and housing… Read more »