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Art in Public Places Knoxville Continues Through March 16th

Posted by Kate Spears on February 27, 2012 in No Category
Art in Public Places begin in  April 2011 and will be coming to a close this March 16th. The yearlong project was founded in 2007 by Edward Mannis and Bart Watkins both Board Members of Dogwood Arts. Through years of travel they had been exposed to impressive public art exhibits and seen how these types of events help to establish a city’s art culture. Today their dream is appreciated from the McGhee Tyson Airport to the entire downtown Knoxville area. Art in Public Places features large scale, outdoor pieces by co... read more
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Become a Knoxville Foodie

Posted by Kate Spears on February 23, 2012 in No Category
If you are relocating to Knoxville, Tennessee or looking to buy a home in the East Tennessee area, the Coldwell Banker realtors of Wallace & Wallace know you are in for a treat! Places Rated Almanac (Millennium Edition) recently ranked the metropolitan Knoxville area as the “best place to live in the United States and Canada” among cities with a population of fewer than 1 million. If you are visiting Knoxville and looking to become a Knoxville foodie, try one of the following great Knoxville restaur... read more
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Average Mortgage Rates Continue to Drop in Knoxville

Posted by Kate Spears on February 21, 2012 in No Category
Whether you are relocating to Knoxville,Tennessee or considering a first-time home purchase in the Knoxvillearea, there are plenty of reasons to buy a home in East Tennessee. The cost of owning a home in Knox County has never been more affordable. The fact that residential mortgage rates are already at record lows and continue to fall, means that your cost of owning a home continues to drop with the rates. According to Frank Nothaft, vice president and chief economist at Freddie Mac, “Most mortgage rates ease... read more
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Want to Trade Up in Knoxville?

Posted by Kate Spears on February 16, 2012 in No Category
Things in your life have changed to the point where the idea of a new home is becoming more of a reality than a dream. But is it really the right move? Start by asking yourself a few of the questions listed below. Most important is the financial aspect. Can you really afford a new home? Don’t forget an increased home value also means increased property taxes, homeowners insurance and possibly more costly repairs. The experts all agree that it’s necessary to remain in a new home for at least five years in order to ... read more
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Foreclosure Deal Close to Reality

Posted by Kate Spears on February 14, 2012 in No Category
The Department of Justice has announced a record $26 billion settlement over foreclosure abuses that caused many homeowners to unjustly lose their homes and millions more who are now underwater on their mortgage loans. Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and Ally Financial have all been accused of robo-signing and improperly foreclosing on homes. $19 billion of the settlement will go for national mortgage relief with $16 billion being earmarked for principal reductions for homeowners who now owe... read more
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