NAI Beverly-Hanks
410 Executive Park
Asheville, NC United States 28801
t828-713-0927 m828-713-0927 f828-210-3944
Karl
Nelson
Broker Associate

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Background & Experience
I understand how investors think, so I can help you make the most of your commercial real estate investments. My 12-year background as an investor and involvement in a variety of deals has given me a clear understanding of the investor mindset. What’s more, I enjoy the “win-win” spirit of investing that fosters smooth transitions in both simple and complicated transactions. Whether you are a buyer, seller, tenant, or landlord, I am excited to help you with your CRE investment goals. Prior to moving to the mountains of Western North Carolina, I earned a master’s degree in physical therapy. It was that career path that led me to practice as a physical therapist at Carepartners/Mission for 16 years. It also allowed me to work part-time, so I began investing in residential single-family and multi-family real estate in 2004. Since that time, I have been involved in solo and joint ventures, and I’ve found that I have a passion for creative financing. Joining NAI Beverly-Hanks and making commercial real estate a full-time career was a natural progression and I'm ready to put my prior investing experiences to work for you today.

I grew up on the South Carolina coast, but had the opportunity to work in New York City, Montana, Colorado, and Germany during my career as a physical therapist. As much as I miss the coast, my time in Boulder, Colorado gave me a love of the mountains. That's why I've called Asheville home for 16 years.

My two children attend Estes Elementary. Since they began school, I have started volunteering there on a weekly basis. It's really rewarding to assist with the chess club and work closely with the Reading Buddies program, helping Title One students to improve their reading skills. In my free time, I enjoy playing guitar, camping, hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, and taking in Asheville's amazing local craft beer scene.

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Forging a Way Forward: The Jackson County Green Energy Park

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:42:56 +0000

Stepping into the blacksmithing studio at the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro, the continuous sound of hammers crashing down on metal echoed loudly out of the warehouse and into the high peaks of nearby mountains. “And when I hear that hammering, I know we’re on the right track,” said Timm Muth, director of... Read more »

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How Much Land do You Need for Horses?

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:24:22 +0000

We’re just a week away from one of America’s most toplofty pastimes—the Kentucky Derby. In leading up to this year’s hat-tastic event, we wanted to address a particular question. This is something we are asked regularly by locals purchasing a hard-earned farmstead and transplants looking to live the bucolic Western North Carolina dream: How much... Read more »

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MEET BRAUN AND GREEN

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:11:56 +0000

Pam Braun and Billie Green work together to serve clients like you. With more than 30 years of combined experience, Braun and Green are your full-time real estate team. They serve communities across Western North Carolina for all your selling and buying needs.   Meet Pam Braun Pam has been an active broker since 2005,... Read more »

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Existing-Home Sales Spring Forward in March

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:56:29 +0000

The housing market started 2017 at a running pace, but then dropped back in February. The latest National Association of RealtorsⓇ’ (NAR) monthly report speaks of another significant jump forward in March. Existing-home sales reached their highest pace in 10 years, and severe housing shortages meant shorter times on market compared to both the last... Read more »

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WLOS Home of the Week: 95 Willow Farm Road

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:39:52 +0000

Welcome to 95 Willow Farm Road, Fairview Custom features abound in this Arts & Crafts-style home just 10 minutes from downtown Asheville. This contemporary home has all the features you’ve been searching for. Indoor and outdoor entertaining are a breeze thanks to the open floor plan with cathedral ceilings, spacious kitchen with pantry, two gorgeous... Read more »

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The Beverly-Hanks LocalList: What is LoLo and How do I Begin?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:21:45 +0000

Beverly-Hanks & Associates partners each month with LoLo, a free rewards program that began in Asheville. If you’re a current client of a Beverly-Hanks agent, you may already be receiving free monthly gifts in your email inbox. Have you redeemed your gifts yet? If you’re not sure how to redeem this month’s gifts—or if you’ve... Read more »

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Breakout Agents for a Breakout Year: Beverly-Hanks’ Top Agents of Q1 2017

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:33:29 +0000

For more than 40 years, the strength of Beverly-Hanks & Associates has been directly correlated to the quality of our professional real estate agents. Beverly-Hanks agents are experts in communities across Western North Carolina and work hard seven days a week to help you successfully buy and sell homes and land throughout the region. Each... Read more »

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Which is the Eco-Friendly Home of Your Dreams?

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:27:09 +0000

Happy Earth Day! For nearly 50 years, hundreds of millions of people across the world have been coming together annually on April 22 to support the environment, work towards sustainability, and protect the planet—making Earth Day “the largest civic observance in the world.” Beverly-Hanks is proud to represent homes in communities across Western North Carolina... Read more »

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Help us Support Meals on Wheels of Asheville and Buncombe County

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:43:29 +0000

Every quarter, our North Asheville office provides additional support to a chosen local community organization. We hope you will partner with us this quarter to make an even bigger difference. What is MOW-ABC? Many seniors live alone and are unable to care for themselves in the same way they used to. Meals on Wheels of... Read more »

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MEET DARRIN BLEVINS

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:00:24 +0000

Darrin Blevins knows that Asheville has an abundance of things to offer. Darrin Blevins graduated from Western Carolina University with a B.A. in Graphic Design and a concentration in illustration. She built two businesses in that field that taught her the skills she needed to be a successful REALTORⓇ. As a full-time agent with Beverly-Hanks... Read more »

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