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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!

Browsing a house online

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

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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

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

Smoky Mountain Log CabinsSo 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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March 13, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About 1031 Exchange Investment Property Rules

lakeside propertyAre you looking to exchange your investment property for another? The IRS Section 1031 has many moving parts, but, in general, it is designed to allow the swap of one investment property for another. Although most swaps are taxable as sales, if the exchange meets the requirements of 1031, you ...

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Feb. 27, 2020

Discover Why It's Time to Sell Your Cabin Rentals in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg!

cabin rentals in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Are you ready to cash in on your cabin rental investment? Now is the perfect time to put your cabin on the market! This year, there has been a shortage of cabins for sale. Inventory is low, which means cabins for sale in the Smoky Mountains are in high demand ...

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Feb. 14, 2020

Top 4 Benefits of Buying Land for Sale in Sevierville, TN

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Looking to finally invest in something? You should consider investing in vacant land. It is a hot commodity, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains. Building a wealth growing strategy is just one of the many benefits you could get from buying land for sale in Sevierville, TN

 

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Jan. 27, 2020

4 Ways You Can Avoid Real Estate Wire Fraud When Buying a Home

handing keysCybercrimes in the U.S. are increasing at a rapid rate. One of the most common ways someone can steal money from you online is by committing real estate wire fraud. Hackers can steal your money by sending you fake wire instructions. Often, they’ll use a similar looking email address ...

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