Vick Dyer Blog

Image: Digital Photos Since 2008, the housing and real estate market has been in a downward spiral. New homes are important in improving the economy as they provide new jobs and tax revenues. Fortunately, the housing market has recently seen an increase in new home construction. Among the signs that the housing market is headed toward improvement include the highest reported construction rates in four years. In addition, the number of building permits that have been requested has drastically increased. Consumers ha... read more
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The First 3 Steps Towards Listing Your Home For Sale

Posted by Kate Spears on February 26, 2013 in No Category
Many homeowners oscillate back and forth when deciding whether or not they want to sell their home. Once you’ve decided to sell, there are many things to do. To further streamline the process for selling a home in Knoxville, consider the tips below. Real Estate Agent. If you are considering selling your home, the first step is to get a real estate agent involved. An agent will advise you through the selling process, serve as your advocate and help you avoid costly mistakes. Always choose an agent... read more
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Image via Pinterest The avid gardeners or all who appreciate nature’s beauty should get ready for one of the most anticipated horticultural events in Knoxville: The Smokey Mountain Orchid Society show! This year’s flower show will be held at the West Town Mall right off Highway 40/75 in Knoxville. The event will be hosted in front of J.C. Penney. Admission to the event is free. If you are an orchid grower, come out and see if you have what it takes to win! Show Schedule This is a two day event with Friday being set... read more
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Knoxville Restaurant Week Kicks Off February 24th

Posted by Kate Spears on February 12, 2013 in No Category
Image via Pinterest One of the best culinary events in Knoxville kicks off this February 24 through March 1, 2013. During this time, dine at the best restaurants in Knoxville for only $25 or $35 dollars a meal to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank during the highly anticipated Knoxville Restaurant Week. Fine Dining at a Great Price 27 of the Knoxville’s finest restaurants will be hosting this charity event. Each will have a different, fixed priced menu to chose from costing either $25 or $35 per plate. Come out d... read more
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There are two types of home-remodelers: flippers and owners. Flippers want to buy the home, remodel it with an eye towards upping the value and selling it quickly. Owners are those who have specific wants and will use remodeling to meet these needs. Here are some tips for both types when buying a home in Knoxville. The Home: Flippers should avoid homes in need of a lot of repair. Owners, however, can buy these cheaply and have the time to get a return on their investment. The Neighborhood: Flippers ne... read more
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