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. […]

Short Sales vs Foreclosures: the Prices

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 […]

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 […]

Local Real Estate and Economy Experts Dig In

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 […]

Aligned For A Real Estate Recovery

After attending two conferences in recent weeks, speaking with industry leaders, and CEO’s from around the country, one thing is clear; real estate markets around the country are rapidly gaining steam and candidly, faster than most anyone had expected. This is great news for an industry that has been ailing for almost four years. In […]

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 […]