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Take Advantage of Tax Incentives for Knoxville Homeowners

Posted by Kate Spears on December 30, 2011 in No Category
The government has created several tax incentives for homeowners across the country, and these benefits are another reason why there has never been a better time to buy a home in Knoxville. Easily the biggest tax advantage for homeowners is being able to deduct the interest paid on a mortgage. This applies to any type of home and is good for up to $1 million per year in deductions. You can also deduct interest paid on up to $100,000 of other debt that uses your home as security. When you sell your Knoxville home do... read more
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Prepare Your Credit Before Buying First Knoxville Home

Posted by Kate Spears on December 27, 2011 in No Category
Before meeting with mortgage officers or real estate agents, first-time home buyers need to prepare their credit, both report-wise and score-wise. This process is essential to successfully obtaining a home loan and at the best possible interest rate. How do you go about fixing your credit report? Request a copy of your report from each of the three major credit companies – TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax. You should first check for any errors in your report and, if any exist, fix them immediately. Accordin... read more
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Happy Holidays, Knoxville!

Posted by Kate Spears on December 22, 2011 in No Category
From our family here at Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors®, we would like to wish our readers a Happy Holiday season! 2011 was a blast for all of us, and we are sure 2012 holds even better things for everyone! To help put everyone in the holiday spirit, take a look at the following video from the 2011 Christmas Parade in downtown Knoxville. We actually had the opportunity to participate in the parade, and it was so much fun! Finally, look back on some of our more popular posts from 2011: Knoxville T... read more
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Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors® celebrated its top producing real estate agents on Thursday, December 15th with lunch at The Orangery.  The agents that were invited to the event sold at least one million dollars in sales volume during 2011. There were 82 agents who achieved this honor.  Jim and George Wallace, owners of Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors® hosted the annual event.  Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors® prides itself on helping agents grow their business with ... read more
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Do-it-Yourself Repairs for Your Knoxville Home

Posted by Kate Spears on December 15, 2011 in No Category
As a Knoxville homeowner, you are responsible for the upkeep of your property. This can be a daunting challenge for many new homeowners, but there are many easy projects that you can handle without the help of a professional. You are likely to have issues with your toilet, so you need to be comfortable with it. One that does not flush properly usually has the holes under the rim clogged, so all you need is a mirror and some pipe cleaner. A toilet that continues to run may need a new flapper valve, which is very ine... read more
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