Western North Carolina Real Estate Markets Are Changing

The Western North Carolina real estate markets continue to be very dramatic. Be sure to check out what Neal Hanks has to say about sales pace, home supply, and values across the region. And you won’t want to miss one of our favorite hot spots in Weaverville, Well Bred Bakery and Cafe. Regional information is […]

Home Sales in Western North Carolina Rebound

Home sales are up 24 percent over last year Written by: Dale Neal Building permits are up 20 percent as the critical real estate market keeps digging out of the collapse of the Great Recession. “The news is good. Sales are up, inventory is down, prices are starting to rise,” observed Neal Hanks of Beverly-Hanks & […]

Latest Episode of BHTV: River of Western NC

As we stated in our post on rivers May 10th, many of Western North Carolina’s towns were centered around rivers to facilitate manufacturing and trade. Today, rivers have become an essential component of the region’s lifestyle. No matter where you are in the greater Asheville, Hendersonville, or Waynesville communities you’ll find happiness near a river. […]

History of Lake Lure Published by Beverly-Hanks Broker

One of Beverly-Hanks’ own, Lake Lure real estate broker associate, Jim Proctor, has published his first book, entitled “Images of America: Lake Lure.” As former mayor of Lake Lure, Proctor and his family have deep roots in the region. He has compiled more than 200 vintage photos of Lake Lure. Arcadia Publishing published the book […]

Job Growth Fastest in the State

As reported in our latest Quarterly Market Report, The Asheville MSA (Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison counties) began the year with exceptionally strong employment gains. Up 3.9 percent over the year, the MSA is the fastest growing metro area in the state and is outpacing both the state and nation. By adding more than 6,000 jobs […]

The Beverly-Hanks Real Estate Report: 2013 Quarter One

“It may appear premature to declare a housing boom and chronicle an uneven regional recovery, but Vital Signs indicate a major transition.” So says Neal Hanks in the latest issue of The Real Estate Report, just released for Quarter One 2013. Consider these year-over-year metrics for Western North Carolina comparing 2012Q1 and 2013Q1: •Existing home […]

Best Real Estate Markets in the Country, Part IV: Asheville, North Carolina

Our very own Katherine Kaderabek was featured in an article on the “My Move” blog written by Kandy Harris. The article was the fourth part of a series dedicated to ferreting out the best real estate markets in the United States. Harris writes, “We’ve discovered that there’s more to a great market than numbers pulled […]

2012 Annual Report Released

Our 2012 Annual Market Report and assessment of the WNC real estate markets is now available and can be found at beverly-hanks.com/reports. In conjunction, we have produced a video of a conversation about our local economy and real estate markets with Neal Hanks, president, and Tom Tveidt of Syneva Economics. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkiHvHJ9Vn0 To have our Quarterly […]

Live the Life You Choose: What It Means to Us

In the last few days we hit the streets of downtown Asheville, Waynesville, and Hendersonville, all in the name of December’s upcoming BHTV episode on shopping local. The constant activity of our local downtown communities and the great variety of businesses are fantastic, but we’re sort of used to that. Yes, we’re spoiled from living […]