No Slowing Down: The Beverly-Hanks Year-End 2021 Market Report

The pandemic accelerated market dynamics already present before COVID and which will persist well into 2022. The combination of recession-induced low mortgage rates, remote workers relocating to our area, and the demographic wave of Millennial home buyers were already driving a frenzied sales pace in the Asheville region before March 2020. Since then, the demand […]

Landscaping Trends to Increase the Value of Your Home

What makes a house turn heads? Landscaping creates that first impression that either draws people in or makes them want to drive by. Your yard reflects the way you care for the rest of your home. That’s why it’s crucial to stay up to date with the latest landscaping trends, because improvements to your yard […]

4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This Winter

As many are dreaming of a white Christmas, you might be wondering if the housing market will see a deep freeze anytime soon. This couldn’t be further from the truth! While it’s true that fewer homes are listed over the holidays, the homes already on the market are maintaining their momentum. There are a lot […]

The 3 Keys to Pricing Your Home to Sell Quickly and for the Most Money

Home sellers never have a second chance for a first impression. There are fewer statements more true than this one in real estate. First impressions take place online long before buyers ever visit your home. Buyers who do visit have shopped, compared, and will buy based on quality and value. Overprice, and you’ll never know […]

A Change in the Wind: The Beverly-Hanks Q3 2021 Market Report

Our mountains are becoming ablaze in color and remind us once again why we are so blessed to call Western North Carolina home. As the seasons change, we are also noticing changes in our real estate markets. For a closer look at what’s happening in our region, we’ve prepared our Q3 2021 Market Report. When […]

Supply and Demand in Action: The Beverly-Hanks Q2 2021 Market Report

So much is happening in real estate right now. But the biggest story continues to be the lack of available inventory and persistent, intense competition from home buyers.  For a closer look at what’s happening in our region, we’ve prepared our Q2 2021 Market Report. When breaking down the markets, we examine four metrics: supply […]

Dealing with Hyperactive Markets: The Beverly-Hanks Q1 2021 Market Report

Hyperactive is the only word that can adequately describe our current real estate market conditions. Homes are selling quickly thanks to very competitive conditions, and home values are rising rapidly as a result. To give you the rundown of the current market, Beverly-Hanks President Neal Hanks has delivered the Q1 2021 Real Estate Market Report. […]

A Roller-Coaster Ride!: The Beverly-Hanks Year End 2020 Market Report

The Western North Carolina housing market has been nothing short of remarkable over the past 12 months. We can think of no better metaphor to describe it than an old-fashioned roller coaster ride. We crowded into 2020 with bright prospects and gleeful anticipation. But our outlook quickly turned apprehensive as the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying […]

How Important are Schools to Home Values?

As a home buyer, we know you spent a lot of time studying properties online, attending open houses, and touring homes virtually or with your favorite real estate agent. You’ve done your research. And you finally found the combination of bedrooms, bathrooms, square footage, and granite countertops to meet your vision of the perfect home. […]

Firing on All Cylinders: The Beverly-Hanks Q3 2020 Market Report

It’s hard to believe that in nine short months, Western North Carolina’s real estate has experienced unprecedented changes. Only a few months ago, we were working with our clients to prepare for a considerable slow down to the market. Now, it is almost impossible to describe local real estate activity without using hyperbolic headlines. Simply […]