Job Growth Fastest in the State

As reported in our latest Quarterly Market Report, The Asheville MSA (Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison counties) began the year with exceptionally strong employment gains. Up 3.9 percent over the year, the MSA is the fastest growing metro area in the state and is outpacing both the state and nation. By adding more than 6,000 jobs […]

Hendersonville Full of Lively Spring Events

The town of Hendersonville, NC lives large for it’s population of only 14,000. There’s much to do and see this spring in this quaint mountain town. Below are some of the events we’re excited about: April: April 20 4th Annual Henderson County BBQ Expo, Hendersonville High School Stadium, a family festival with vendors, BBQ cooking […]

Live the Life You Choose: What It Means to Us

In the last few days we hit the streets of downtown Asheville, Waynesville, and Hendersonville, all in the name of December’s upcoming BHTV episode on shopping local. The constant activity of our local downtown communities and the great variety of businesses are fantastic, but we’re sort of used to that. Yes, we’re spoiled from living […]

Help Support Our Friends at the Flat Rock Playhouse

The Flat Rock Playhouse, a longtime, essential part of the Flat Rock community, is in trouble. The Playhouse is currently celebrating its 60th anniversary and wrapping up 2012 with two family-friendly  holiday productions, The Nutcracker and A Celtic Christmas. They need to raise $250,000 before the end of the year to continue programming and planning […]

Fall is about change: update your master bath on a budget

Soft light, soothing warm in an oversized tub, your muscles slowly start to relax. It’s not hard to see the benefit of a luxurious master bath. But most of us can’t afford to go all out on such a small room. After the kitchen, the bathroom is the second most expensive room to remodel. And […]

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 […]