Homeowner tips

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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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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Feb. 7, 2021

Early 2021 Housing Predictions

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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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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Oct. 17, 2019

Market Movement 10/14/2019

Mortgage rates did not move significantly last week, staying historically low.  Consumer credit expanded less than expected.  New purchase mortgage application submissions declined, and refinance mortgage application submissions increased.  Job openings are down, but still exceed the number of people classified as unemployed.  Initial jobless claims ...

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Oct. 2, 2019

Price is Right?

Price It Right the First Time

The Internet has empowered all buyers with information and home buyers are no exception.    The amount of information available to public includes details on size, condition, sales history, current inventory, recent sales, photographs, videos, school info, drive-times, entertainment and much more.

When a ...

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Oct. 2, 2019

Market Movement 10-01-2019

Average mortgage rates are still historically low, despite trending slightly upwards this week.  Home price appreciation continues to slow down.  The consumer confidence index declined.  Mortgage application submissions dropped off.  New home sales jumped.  The weekly jobless claims report was mixed.  Second quarter’s Gross ...

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July 9, 2019

Why shop for a Mortgage?

Why shop for a mortgage

May 20, 2019

Tennessee Pests

 

Common Pests in Tennessee and How to Keep Them at Bay

 

Tennessee has stunning rivers, gorgeous mountains, and year-round temperate weather. However, we also have bugs — and lots of them. A few of the most common pests in the area include brown recluse spiders, cockroaches, and mice ...

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