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WNC’s Real Estate Markets Have Reached an Equilibrium

Beverly-Hanks delivers their first quarter market report. Neal Hanks, Jr., President of Beverly-Hanks, REALTORSⓇ, recently delivered the company’s first quarter Real Estate Market Report.  According to the Beverly-Hanks Q1 2019 Real Estate Market Report, the Federal Finance Housing Agency reported a 7.53% price increase in the Asheville MSA last year. “The report also indicated a slight decrease in home prices during the fourth quarter of 2018,” said Hanks. “This could certainly be signaling some change.” Sales pace across the region has also tapered off in recent months. In a trend that began in the summer of 2017, the regional sales pace growth slowed to 0.3% over the last 12 months. “A supply shortage in certain price ranges is creating drag on the growth of the region’s sales pace,” said Hanks. “Overall, we expect that sales pace will remain on par with 2018 for the coming quarter.” Throughout the region as a whole, there continues to be an ample supply of homes for sale over $750,000, as well as good supply in the moderate price ranges. However, WNC is seeing an ongoing shortage of homes priced under $400,000. This shortage is most pronounced close to town centers like Asheville, Brevard, and …

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ASHEVILLE OUTLETS PRESENTS PINTS & POSES

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Monthly Yoga Class includes UpCountry Brewing Craft Beer Ticket Sales to Benefit WNC YMCA Asheville Outlets is pleased to present Pints & Poses, a 45-minute yoga class led by instructors from the WNC YMCA, which includes a craft beer from UpCountry Brewing. The class is $10 per person and ticket sales benefit the WNC YMCA. Registration is at the door. Participants must be 21+ years old. Pints & Poses will be held at Asheville Outlets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Dates include: May 16, June 13, July 18, August 15, September 19 and October 17, 2019. Each class will be held outdoors in the court in front of Nike Factory Store. If there is inclement weather, the classes will be moved to the Food Court. “Pints & Poses at Asheville Outlets is a fun evening of yoga for all levels. Plus, participants will enjoy a craft beer from UpCountry Brewing, one of the finest craft brewers in Asheville,” explains Asheville Outlets General Manager, Sharon Morgan. “We are also pleased to partner with the WNC YMCA and help fund crucial community programs”.

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SAWS ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BILL HODGE AT END OF APRIL

The Board of Directors of Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) announced today that Bill Hodge, its longtime Executive Director, will leave the organization next month.

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YMCA of WNC Combats Food Insecurity

Nutrition Outreach program participants receive nutritious food at a YMCA Healthy Living Mobile Market. Asheville, N.C., March 20, 2019 – The YMCA of Western North Carolina celebrates National Nutrition Month every day by providing access to free, healthy food to thousands of families in Western North Carolina.

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NAI Beverly-Hanks Wins Two International Awards

NAI Beverly-Hanks was honored this month with two prestigious Power Broker Awards from CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. The firm has been recognized as both a Top Leasing Firm and Top Sales Firm in the Asheville MSA.

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Diana Wortham Theatre Adds Two New Venues

In January 2019, construction began at the current Diana Wortham Theatre — transforming the single-stage entity into a three-venue performing arts complex. The new Wortham Center for the Performing Arts will open in September 2019, with a grand opening celebration to coincide with the beginning of the theatre’s 2019/2020 Mainstage season. 

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BROTHER WOLF’S MOBILE SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC TRAVELS TO TRANSYLVANIA, RUTHERFORD, AND HAYWOOD COUNTIES

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue’s new mobile veterinary clinic is now providing low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to cats and dogs in Transylvania, Rutherford, and Haywood counties, with plans to expand to more counties throughout western North Carolina.

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Diana Wortham Theatre Announces 2019 Scholarships

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The Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville, North Carolina announces the 2019 Y.E.S. Emerging Artists Fund, a program to support young performers by providing scholarships for graduating high school seniors pursuing a career in the performing arts.

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Mercy Urgent Care Announces New Location in Burnsville

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Yancey County Will Be Home to 6th Mercy Urgent Care Location in WNC

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AMOS Announces New Executive Director

Amanda Bryant Takes the Helm as Museum Continues to Grow

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