Veterans Receive Cash Rebates through the U.S. Military on the Move® Program

The Beverly-Hanks Relocation Department works hard year round to make moving easy and convenient for active and retired American service members. As a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, Beverly-Hanks is among a select group of brokerages with expertise serving the military market through the U.S. Military on the Move® program. For […]

5 Things Every Millennial Should Know about Buying a Home

This is the third post in a three-part series about how millennials are changing home dynamics and how families can adapt to their needs. Read the first post of the series here: “Why are Millennials Really Living at Home?” Read the second post of the series here: “3 Things You Need to Survive Living with […]

2 Easy Steps to Buying Your Dream Home in Time for the Holidays

The holidays are one of the most hectic times of the year—you know that. But few life events generate more stress than worrying about moving into a new home. Now imagine combining the two. If you’re trying to buy a home before the end of the year, it’s important to plan ahead. It’s very important […]

How to Find the Best Real Estate Agent if You Live out of Town

With mega-search sites like Zillow and Trulia, finding listings is less of a challenge than it has ever been. However, finding your right dream home still takes time, know-how, and often the help of a dedicated professional real estate agent. But if you’re moving to a new area without any existing contacts, how do you […]

Which Comes First: Selling Your Current Home or Buying a New One?

It’s that age-old dilemma, applied to one of the largest financial transactions you may ever make: Which step should come first? On the one hand, you may not be able to put an offer on a new property without the capital from selling your current residence. But on the other, you don’t want to sell […]

Beverly-Hanks Helps Homebuyers Conquer the BIG THREE

Buying a home is one of the biggest and most important decisions—let alone financial transactions!—you will make in your lifetime. Having an experienced professional by your side is the only way to ensure you are making the best decision possible. Owning a home remains a steadfast part of the American dream. What’s more, home ownership […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Condo and Homeowner Associations

Many planned communities, certain neighborhoods, and condominium complexes are governed by homeowner associations (HOA) or condo owner associations (COA). HOA and COA governance is designed to maintain the integrity of the neighborhood, but depending on your desires and temperament, they aren’t for everyone. If you’re considering purchasing a home in such a community, there are […]

Home Buyers: Moving Up Will Get Harder in 2016

Equity Is Allowing Sellers To Move-Up, But Rates Will Make It More Expensive. As home equity increases across the greater Asheville, Waynesville, and Hendersonville areas, move-up buyers are selling their current properties to replace them with pricier homes. The recent improvements in home equity have allowed these buyers to put larger down payments on new […]

Boomers Are On The Move

Home Equity Provides Freedom and Choices According to a recent Merrill Lynch study, “Home in Retirement: More Freedom, New Choices”, “an estimated 4.2 million retirees moved into a new home last year alone.” The top reason to relocate cited was “wanting to be closer to family” at 29%, and a close second was “wanting to […]

Human Judgment Essential For Predicting Overheating

With the housing market correction of 2008-2011 still fresh in everyone’s mind and with some neighborhoods yet to completely recover, it’s no wonder that many consumers are culling through the troves of housing market statistics for clues about the future. Today’s markets are rapidly changing as individual neighborhoods and communities pendulum from a buyer’s to […]