Vick Dyer Blog

In December 2011, housing inventory and overall supply of homes dropped considerably, both of which are positive for the Knoxville real estate market. In December, there was a total of 18 month supply of homes on the market, which is much improved from years past since the recession. In January 2011, there was a 27 month supply of homes, so it is easy to see how much progress the Knoxville market has made in this area. The 18 month supply is also less than the same month in 2008, 2009, and 2010. We should only see ... read more
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Compare Your Knoxville Home to Others on the Market

Posted by Kate Spears on January 28, 2012 in No Category
When you decide to list your Knoxville home for sale, it is crucial to look at what nearby homes are listed for and how much others have sold for in order to determine your listing price. In the end, the amount your receive on your home during a real estate transaction will be reflective of these numbers and statistics. What makes a good ‘comp,’ or comparison for your home? Ideally, you want comps to be in the same neighborhood, in the same school district, on a similar street, and have similar size and... read more
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4 Remodeling Tips for Your Knoxville Home

Posted by Kate Spears on January 27, 2012 in No Category
According to Josh Garskof of CNN Money, there are several remodeling tricks to help you get the most out of your Knoxville home. Let’s take a look at four tips below and how that help improve your home’s stock. Find an everyday use for the dining room. With as busy as we are nowadays, it is very unlikely that your family eats at the table every single night. Using the room for office work or homework will give you added space in your home. How often do you actually use that guest room? That’s wha... read more
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Do You Plan to Remodel Your Knoxville Home in 2012?

Posted by Kate Spears on January 19, 2012 in No Category
Are you planning to remodel your Knoxville home in 2012? According to a report released by the¬†Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, remodeling activity in the United States should start off slow at the beginning of the year but pick up by the third quarter. The Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) reports that after a slow start to 2012, remodeling activity should trend up as the year progresses. If this trend continues past the third quarter, 2012 should end on a very positive note, s... read more
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Have You Experienced a Knoxville Ice Bears Hockey Game?

Posted by Kate Spears on January 16, 2012 in No Category
Along with Tennessee Volunteers basketball, Knoxville Ice Bears hockey games are a great way to spend the Winter months for any sports lover. The professional hockey team has won three¬†South Eastern Hockey League championships and continues to wow hockey enthusiasts across the Southeast. The Knoxville Ice Bears play their home games at James White Civic Coliseum, which is also home to the Tennessee Volunteers ice hockey team. The team was founded in 2002 and moved to the South Eastern Hockey League in 2003, where i... read more
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