Western NC: A Center of Innovation

On Monday, business leaders from across North Carolina met for the AdvantageWest Economic Summit in downtown Asheville. The topic of the evening was “The Western North Carolina Innovation Ecosystem: What’s Missing?” Our region is known as a center for creativity and is becoming better known still as a center of innovation. Mark Erwin, the head […]

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

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 […]

Beverly-Hanks Third Quarter Market Report

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 […]

Exclusive Marketing Agreement with WLOS

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. […]

Asheville Citizen-Times interviews Neal Hanks

This past week the Asheville Citizen-Times interviewed Neal Hanks, President of Beverly-Hanks & Associates, Realtors on trends occurring to homes for sale in the greater Asheville, Hendrsonville, and Waynesville areas. Neal spoke with reporter Dale Neal from the beautiful Rose Hill community located in Leicester, North Carolina. Watch The Interview While speaking with Dale, Neal […]

National Industry Leaders Comment on Real Estate Markets

Recently, Neal Hanks, President of Beverly-Hanks & Associates joined fellow industry leaders in Colorado to discuss the latest trends and strategies for the ever developing real estate industry. While participating in the Real Trends, Trendsetters group several of the participating CEOs offered their thoughts on the direction of their respective real estate markets. To learn […]

The Silver Lining In Today’s Market

Correctly priced homes for sale can sell in 90 days or less. If you are a seller who needs to sell in a reasonable time, not because of difficulty making payments, but because of life circumstances, there is a silver lining in today’s market. Don’t fall into the trap of believing that you must accept […]

Best Places to Live In North Carolina 2012

This article, the eleventh in a 50-state series, ranks the best places to live in North Carolina based on three criteria: (1) median household income (adjusted for cost of living); (2) educational attainment (% of residents 25 years and over who have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher); and (3) property crime rates per 1,000 […]

Real Estate Investing

What Should You Know? MSN Money.com’s powerful chart demonstrates what a fantastic return investment real estate has been from January 2000 through November 2011. What is investment real estate? According to Investopedia.com, it is “real estate that generates income or is otherwise intended for investment purposes rather than as a primary residence.” If you’ve been […]

Brokers Starting To Embrace Property and Lifestyle Video

Beverly-Hanks & Associates, Realtors featured In National Photography/Videography Blog Photography For Real Estate Tips and Techniques for Real Estate Photography Larry Lohrman Heath Cowart who works in Western North Carolina sent me this example of a life style video project that he recently did for Beverly Hanks and Associates, a large broker in his area. Notice that the […]