5 Smart Home Devices that Increase Interest in Your Luxury Home Listing

Forbes magazine has called Asheville “an emerging Silicon Valley.” And if the O.G. Silicon Valley has taught us anything, it’s that where innovation is on the rise, there are sure to be tech-savvy Millennials with new money and an interest in high-end real estate. We’ve seen this trend in recent years, leading to one of […]

4 Clear and Time-Tested Steps to Sell Your Home Quickly

Since 1976, Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks has been the leader in the Western North Carolina real estate market. And that position doesn’t happen by accident.  Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks agents provide full service at every step of the home selling process, and our listings are supported by 60 operations and marketing team members. When you hire an Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks […]

6 Ways Home Sellers Should Change Strategies for the Current Market

It’s no secret that over the last few years the real estate market has been as hot as asphalt in August. But this fall, we’re seeing both the pavement and real estate sales begin to cool. Don’t worry—we’re not expecting a housing crash like in 2008. Here’s why. A renewed balance to our markets could […]

3 Reasons Why We Shouldn’t Discount Foreign Home Buyers in the Mountains

People from Western North Carolina love it here—and for great reason! Our four distinct seasons are great for local businesses, residents, and visitors alike. The people are kind, the views are jaw dropping, and for most, the cities are just the right size. It’s no wonder so many people choose to Live Abundantly in WNC. […]

What is a FROG (in Real Estate Lingo) and Why Would I Want One in My Home?

Before listing your home for sale, it’s best to take care of certain improvement issues that might pop up during your home inspection: insulation issues, minor plumbing problems, pests and vermin. But if you have a FROG in your home, consider it a boon for your home sale! Here’s everything you need to know about […]

3 Important Things to Understand about Accessibility When Renovating Your Home

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. Its purpose was “to set minimum requirements … for newly designed and constructed or altered state and local government facilities, public accommodations, and commercial facilities to be readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.” When renovating your […]

5 Easy Summer Staging Tips that Will Amplify Your Home Listing

Each season has its own set of advantages and disadvantages when it comes to selling your home. For instance, summer may seem like the ideal time to sell a home, but for many it’s a challenge. Not only are buyers distracted by summer vacations, watching the kids, and summer holiday activities, but so are you.  […]

9 Questions You Must Answer to Successfully Prepare Your Home for Sale

If you want to get top dollar for your home, you need it parade ready. At Beverly-Hanks, we understand that it can be overwhelming to prepare your home for sale, especially if this is your first time listing a home on the market. Together, your Beverly-Hanks agent will work with you to identify and rank […]