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 […]

Real Estate Info. Now Available On Your Cell Phone!

Imagine this: you’re driving around and see a for-sale sign. Pulling over to the curb, you open your cell phone. Seconds later, all of the information about that property and several others is right at your fingertips. With BHINFO, you can search real estate listings in a flash, right from your cell phone. Find information […]

The First Question You Should Ask Your Listing Agent

What is the most important thing a seller should look for when hiring a real estate agent to sell their house?  We are often asked this question. Is it the size of the company they are licensed with? Is it their marketing program? Their years experience in the business? Should you choose the agent who […]

Boomers Hit Sixty-Five Years Old

Understanding this demographic group’s impact on real estate will be essential. It’s been slow to  arrive but on January 1, 2011 the first of an estimated 78 million baby boomers will hit the big 6-5.  It’s a birthday traditionally associated with life changes:  retirement or thoughts about retirement, and the beginning of a new phase […]

Second Quarter of 2009 Offers Encouragement to Housing Industry

The second quarter of 2009 delivered a bit of encouragement to those watching the housing industry in Western North Carolina. While year-to-date home sales demonstrate a continued decline over the prior year, the month-over-prior-year numbers have gradually improved each month during the past quarter. In fact, Beverly-Hanks & Associates sales in June 2009 exceeded those […]