A Change in the Wind: The Beverly-Hanks Q2 2022 Market Report

Today, the warm summer weather continues its long run, as does the exceptionally robust regional real estate market. But, just as the signs of fall faithfully begin to appear, the local real estate landscape is signaling change. And we think this change is a good thing. For a closer look at what’s happening in Western […]

Top Marks: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q2 2022 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast The Asheville metro area received top marks at the start of the second quarter in an analysis of economic and commercial market health across the country. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) ranked Asheville as one of the nation’s “Top 16 Commercial Real Estate Markets” in an index citing office, industrial, […]

Law of Supply and Demand in Action: The Beverly-Hanks Q1 2022 Market Report

As many industry pundits predicted at the end of 2021, a declining supply of homes for sale has slowed last year’s unprecedented sales pace as we begin 2022. According to the National Association of RealtorsⓇ, pending home sales slipped for the fourth consecutive month in February, largely due to low inventory. “Buyer demand is still […]

Starting Strong: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q1 2022 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast A strong economy generally benefits real estate, and 2021 proved just that. With the U.S. economy growing at 5.6% during 2021, annual CRE sales volume crossed $600 billion for the first time ever through November. While optimistic about the economic outlook going forward in 2022, inflation and a rising interest rate […]

Ending the Year Optimistically: NAI Beverly-Hanks Year-End 2021 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast As more businesses reopen, and with COVID-19 precautions still in place, industry experts are optimistic about the current state of commercial real estate. According to The Real Estate Roundtable, “The Q4 2021 Real Estate Roundtable Sentiment Index registered a score of 73…a 29-point increase over Q4 2020”. While conditions vary among […]

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 […]

Bouncing Back, Albeit Unevenly: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q3 2021 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Insights The economy is improving, as are some sectors of commercial real estate. Although we are seeing improvements, it remains uneven across property types and geographic markets. The multifamily, industrial, and retail property markets are coming back strongly. The recovery has not been as robust in the office and hotel property markets, […]

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 […]

Looking up: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q2 2021 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast The commercial real estate industry is, as a whole, continuing on an upward trajectory. Ongoing focus on vaccinations as consumers turn toward travel and in-person interactions is aiding the industry’s recovery. However, some sectors are recovering more quickly than others. The industrial and multifamily sectors are burgeoning, while the hospitality and […]