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March 26, 2021

I bought a cabin - Who will manage it?

Should You Manage Your Vacation Rental or Use a Property Management Company?

As there are more vacation sites that make it easier to market and rent vacation properties, many owners find themselves torn between managing their own vacation rental or using a property management company. 

 

While sites like ...

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March 3, 2021

Invest in Tennessee Cabins for Sale

Looking to Invest in Tennessee Cabins for Sale? Here’s How a Recession Factors In

When you’re coming up with a wealth building strategy, you’re going to look at the most profitable market to invest in. During a recession, it can be hard to pinpoint which market is best. However, most ...

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March 3, 2021

Working with Real Estate Agents

What Buyers in Tennessee Need to Know about Working with Real Estate Agents

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it’s important to work with a trusted real estate professional. Doing so ensures that you have an experienced advocate that can help navigate every phase of the process, understands the ...

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Feb. 7, 2021

Commission explained

What Expenses Does a REALTOR Have? 

When considering selling a property, homeowners have to consider whether to work with a real estate agent or sell their property on their own. Some consider listing their home FSBO (For Sale By Owner) in order to try to save some money in ...

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Jan. 11, 2021

Buyer Expectations Of Cabin Purchase

Expectations Buyers Should Have When Looking at Cabins for Sale in Tennessee 

 

So, you’re ready to start looking at cabins for sale in Tennessee? Buyers can come in optimistic and excited to purchase an investment property. They are ready to hit the ground running, but they usually don’t know ...

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Nov. 15, 2020

Beware Zillow Online “Zestimates” When Looking at Smoky Mountain Real Estate!

One of the first things people do when they’re looking for an investment property is to start browsing online. Beware! This isn’t beneficial for the buyer at all! Oftentimes, Zillow’s online “zestimates” are way off from the real estate’s actual appraisal. This can give buyers unrealistic expectations when it comes ...

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Sept. 2, 2020

EM - Earnest Money/Trust Money

So What is “Earnest Money,” Anyways?

 

So, you probably knew when you started this whole house-buying-process-thing that you wouldn’t be able to get out of it without putting at least SOME money in. We like to talk about no-down-payment and low-down-payment options, but the truth is you are ...

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June 29, 2020

2020 Real Estate Predictions

What Are Experts Saying About the Rest of 2020?

One of the biggest questions on everyone’s minds these days is: What’s going to happen to the housing market in the second half of the year? Based on recent data on the economy, unemployment, real estate, and more, many economists are ...

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May 15, 2020

Now is the Best Time to Buy Log Cabins in Gatlinburg TN: Here's Why

Anakeesta - Gatlinburg, TN

Ready to make an investment? Now is the perfect time to invest in log cabins in Gatlinburg, TN. If you have money saved up and a secure job, then you can increase your wealth by expanding your investment portfolio. Vacation rentals are great for first-time investors. They can provide a ...

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March 27, 2020

Here’s What You Need to Know About Investing in Smoky Mountain Log Cabins

So you’ve found your dream Smoky Mountain cabin, now what? There are lots of facets to the investment process, so the TN Smoky Mtn Realty team put this guide together to help you navigate it. We know that real estate jargon can sometimes be confusing, but that’s why we’re here ...

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