17 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC to Attend This Year: 2022

It’s Independence Day, and we’re ready to celebrate our country and enjoy all the highlights of the occasion—Face paint, flags, and fried food! This year, celebrate in style at a variety of fireworks shows and other events across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to […]

How to Set up Utilities in WNC: A Complete Guide for New Homeowners

There’s a lot of love that goes into buying a home. From discovering the perfect fireplace framed by built-ins to finding a space large enough for a growing household, it’s easy to see the whole process with rose-colored glasses. But unless you’re wealthy enough to have a butler who has a butler, you’ll have to […]

Off the Beaten Path: 5 Hidden Gems of Western North Carolina

North Carolina is the 20th most visited state in the US, but most tourists will stick to Charlotte, Raleigh, or Greensboro. Some may even venture to Concord. However, it’s rare that tourists take the time to see the following hidden gems in Western North Carolina, and it’s a shame. Why Western North Carolina is Sometimes […]

14 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day in Asheville and across WNC (2022)

Thoughts of summer conjure images of barbecues, family-friendly events, and outdoor adventures galore. And while we’re still a few weeks away from the sun’s highest excursion above the equator, for many, seasonal celebrations cannot wait.  Memorial Day holds an important spot on our calendar as the unofficial start of summer. More significantly, it’s an opportunity […]

25+ WNC Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer

There’s always something to do in Western North Carolina, and that’s never more true than during summer festival season. Our region hosts special events throughout the summer months that draw crowds of locals and visitors alike for family fun. Enjoy fun in the sun for the whole family! Don’t miss these popular summer festivals around […]

7 Ways to Get Outside This Winter within 2 Hours of Waynesville

On chilly February mornings, it can feel like spring will never come. We’ve been cooped inside for months. And while many people are happy to stay curled inside with a good book, board game, or jam-packed Netflix queue, that’s not the case for everyone. There are those restless spirits who cannot be contained within four […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: OnTrack WNC

Would you love to purchase a home, if only you had the “right” credit score? At Beverly-Hanks, we understand how overwhelming the home buying process can be. This can be especially true if you’re a first-time buyer or have a spotty financial history. But everyone deserves to Live Abundantly in WNC, regardless of their past […]

40 Nonprofits that Help Locals Live Abundantly in WNC

Real estate is about so much more than four walls and a roof. It’s about how a community really lives. It’s about a lifestyle. We consider ourselves fortunate to live in a region that makes it so easy to live abundantly. And we consider it our mission to help others Live Abundantly in WNC.  Throughout […]

Local Schools are Building Tomorrow: Education is a Top Priority in WNC

One of the most important things to consider when you’re thinking about moving is the quality of the schools. The schools around a home affect its value and its appeal to potential future buyers. Even if you don’t have children or they are out of the nest, you want to be aware of the quality […]

18 Home Furnishings Stores that Will Help You Refresh Your Home

Are you questioning your current home decor? After so much time at home over the last 18 months, you may feel like your house just doesn’t match “you” anymore. If that’s the case, then let’s freshen up your space! Western North Carolina communities are loved for their inspiring landscapes, dedicated nonprofits, and strong small businesses. […]