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Home Decorating Tips: How to Set the Mood in a Room

Posted by Kate Spears on October 29, 2013 in No Category

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Buying a Vacation Home in the Mountains

Posted by Kate Spears on October 26, 2013 in No Category
East Tennessee has some gorgeous terrain, from the rolling hills and valleys to the majestic mountain peaks. Many people call East Tennessee home, but others choose to live in the area as a second home or vacation getaway. If you are thinking about buying a piece of vacation property in the mountains, be sure to take the following things into consideration. 1. Location –  This seems obvious, since location is key in all real estate transactions. But if you are seeking a home to use as vacation property or ev... read more
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Protecting Plants for Winter Frost

Posted by Kate Spears on October 24, 2013 in No Category
East Tennessee usually enjoys mild temperatures during the fall. The past few days, we’ve been experiencing much cooler weather, with some frost warnings being issued. If you are a gardener or plant lover, you don’t want your outdoor plants to succumb to the cold. Here are some tips for protecting your plants from frost so that you can enjoy them all year long! The first step in protecting plants from the inclement weather is to be prepared for it. Check the weather forecast and learn of any possible f... read more
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Why Does Location Matter so Much in Real Estate?

Posted by Kate Spears on October 20, 2013 in No Category
The popular real estate phrase “location, location, location” has been in use since the early 20th century, according to The New York Times. It’s pretty obvious why location matters…mainly because it’s not feasible to move a house. But what exactly about a home or property’s location matters in the realm of real estate? 1. Neighborhood – You may have heard that it’s not the best idea to buy the nicest home on a bad block. Instead, think about choosing a fixer-upper ho... read more
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Looking Back at Knoxville with Julie Paine Fritz

Posted by Kate Spears on October 18, 2013 in No Category
Knoxville, and East Tennessee for that matter, has changed a lot in the 77 years since Coldwell Banker Wallace and Wallace Realtors opened its doors (then as Wallace & Wallace). One person who saw many of those changes firsthand is Knoxville-native Julie Paine Fritz. Fritz is the author of a new book called Remembering a Hill, which chronicles her story growing up in Knoxville. Fritz grew up on Kingston Pike in the area known as Bearden Hill, near CBWW’s current Bearden office location. During her childh... read more
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