Understanding Urban In-Fill: Grow from Within

Asheville’s housing market is no exception to the phenomenal growth the city has seen in recent years. This year was a significant year of growth in the real estate market in Asheville. The number of homes sold in the first two quarters of this year far exceeded the...

Becoming Beach Hensley Homes: Why We Re-Branded

Transitioning from Beach Builders, Inc. to Beach Hensley Homes, our business rolled out a newly changed aesthetic in August. Many people have inquired about this transformation. Why the name, aesthetic, and website changes? What motivated our decision to shift the...

Green Home Features

Most people understand that a sustainable green home increases the efficiency of the house, but sustainable living incorporates more than just high efficiency light bulbs. Green buildings reduce the structure’s negative impact on human health and environment over the...

Reducing the Stress When Building Your Home

Typically, people find that building their own home is one of the most stressful seasons of their lives. The emotional and financial commitment to such a project is overwhelming, and requires an immense amount of time and energy. Concerns about budget, worries around...

Our Favorite Asheville Trails

We love living in Asheville for a lot of reasons, and near the top of that list is the proximity to amazing trails snaking through the wilderness. Beach and Lindsay both love to get outside and on the trails. Here are a few of their favorite trails for hiking, biking,...

Green Building Materials

It’s easy to see why green homes continue to gain in popularity. Green homes have incredible environmental, economic, and social impacts. A green home includes sustainable practices during site planning, community and land-use planning. A core element of a green home...

The Importance of Buying Local

We build sustainable homes to benefit our environment, our health, and our community. A green home minimizes negative impacts on human health and the environment during the entire lifecycle of the building. We use sustainable materials that are sourced (when possible)...