Agents Answer: Where are the Best Places to Buy Locally Made Holiday Gifts?

Holiday shopping in Western North Carolina is at once the best experience and the worst. On the one hand, we have everything you could possibly want right here! From local produce and world-class cuisine to handmade art and amenities, the perfect holiday gift is literally right around the corner. But how can you possibly choose […]

The 12 Days of an Asheville Christmas: A Holiday Carol

When you live in Asheville, NC, there’s rarely a reason to leave. After all, we have everything you could possibly want right here! From local produce and world-class cuisine to luxury shopping and amenities, the perfect holiday gift is literally right around the corner. But how can you possibly choose just one thing to purchase […]

From Their Hands: Western North Carolina’s Crafting Tradition

Using your hands to make what you need or desire has long been a regular practice among the creative minds and curious spirits of Western North Carolina. If you can’t find it or afford it, you build it. This region has a storied history of handmade crafts, ranging from weaving to woodworking, pottery to jewelry. […]

Join Beverly-Hanks at these Important Upcoming Events in September 2017

For more than 40 years, Beverly-Hanks & Associates has invested in community. Our commitment to service across Western North Carolina is aimed at building long-lasting relationships with our customers, clients, and the community at large. But more importantly, our agents and staff are members of these unique communities, and we’re always excited to support them […]

2017 Labor Day Events in Asheville and WNC

The best part of a long Labor Day weekend is not laboring over anything—except maybe getting that old grill going. Labor Day marks the unofficial end to the summer season, and your last significant respite before after-school activities crank up, tourists rush in to see our beautiful fall colors, and (gasp!—already?) end-of-year holiday plans begin […]

Life in Burnsville, North Carolina is Above and Beyond the Norm!

Whoever said small-town life was a small life never lived in Burnsville, NC. The town offers living situations and outdoor experiences that go above and beyond the norm, presenting you with many opportunities to Live the Life You Choose. “Burnsville is kind of a cool place to be,” said Jamie McMahan, Yancey County Planner. “Our […]

2017 Memorial Day Events across WNC

You wouldn’t know it from the warm spring this year, but we’re still a few weeks away from the official start of summer. For many, though, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer—a season of grilling, family-friendly events, and outdoor adventures. To celebrate the season, communities across Western North Carolina are holding art […]

Capturing the Magic: Echo Mountain Recording Studios

Within an earshot of Patton Avenue—a main artery of hustle and bustle into downtown Asheville—stands an old church. On the outside, one might mistake it to be abandoned or forgotten. But, upon entering the nondescript side door, the sounds of string instruments and poignant vocals ricochet around Echo Mountain Recording Studios. “I love the sound […]

Charles Frazier: Cold Mountain Author Calls Asheville Home

What does it mean to share the depths of your soul and imagination with the world, and yet find solace those moments of silence only gathered on your own time and terms? For Charles Frazier, it means disappearing into the backwoods of Western North Carolina on his mountain bike or perhaps sliding into the back […]