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. In real estate lingo, a FROG is […]

Know Your Home Buyers to Sell Your Home Fast

UPDATED 6/11/18 Understanding the soul of a home is important. But to a real estate agent’s mind, the foundation of all negotiations is market data. Looking at statistics and demographics isn’t sexy. It isn’t heartfelt work. But understanding what kinds of buyers are out there is crucial to helping you sell your home fast. At […]

How to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar with the Beverly-Hanks Seller’s Workbook

When buying or selling real estate, it is helpful to have a real estate agent assist you. It’s even more important that you work to assist your agent—especially if you’re planning to move far away from your current home. Real estate agents can provide many useful services and work with you in different ways. Since […]

Understanding the 30s of Selling: Pricing Your Home to Sell

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 value. Overprice, and you’ll never know that online […]

5 Important Reasons to Sell Now versus the Dead of Winter

Believe it or not, 2016 is nearly over. People across the country are thinking about what their life will look like in 2017: Should we relocate to a different part of the country to find different year-round weather? Should we move across the state for new job opportunities? Homeowners in this situation must consider whether […]

Veterans Receive Cash Rebates through the U.S. Military on the Move® Program

The Beverly-Hanks Relocation Department works hard year round to make moving easy and convenient for active and retired American service members. As a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, Beverly-Hanks is among a select group of brokerages with expertise serving the military market through the U.S. Military on the Move® program. For […]

3 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Holiday Home Sale

There are a host of great ways to ruin your chances of selling your home over the holidays. For one, you could put Kevin McCallister in charge of greeting prospective buyers. But it’s the holidays, so you probably don’t have the time to build elaborate Rube Goldberg devices designed to take out even the most […]

5 Easy Fall Curb Appeal Tips for Out-of-Town Sellers

Hands down, fall is the most beautiful time of year in the Western North Carolina mountains, when nature puts on a gorgeous show of color from vibrant reds and bright yellows, and the leaves transform, showing their rich and vibrant hues. Our peaks and valleys seem perfectly shaped to resonate with the crisp, cool air. […]

Increase Your Home’s Market Value with Professional Photos

Successful real estate sales and marketing efforts require a blend of traditional print, digital, and direct mail campaigns. The one element consistent—and integral—to these media is quality, engaging photography. At Beverly-Hanks, we recognize that the first place the majority of homebuyers will see your home will not be in person. That’s why we highly recommend […]

Which Comes First: Selling Your Current Home or Buying a New One?

It’s that age-old dilemma, applied to one of the largest financial transactions you may ever make: Which step should come first? On the one hand, you may not be able to put an offer on a new property without the capital from selling your current residence. But on the other, you don’t want to sell […]