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Tips for Buying a Home in a Seller's Market

Posted by Kate Spears on May 30, 2017 in No Category
Buying a home can be a daunting process, even under the best of circumstances. Your home will more than likely be the biggest purchase of your life, and as such, some stress can be expected. The best way to mitigate that stress is to work with a trusted real estate professional who understands the market and can negotiate for you. This is especially vital if you’re buying in a seller’s market such as the one we're experiencing now in East Tennessee. There's an influx of buyers competing for a ... read more
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Things to Consider Before Making an Offer on a Home

Posted by Kate Spears on April 26, 2017 in No Category
Deciding to buy a home is one of the biggest decisions and commitments you will probably ever make. It can be a very stressful and emotional time. But it is also a very exciting time. You’re not just making a financial commitment: you’re investing in your future and the future of your loved ones. That being said, here are a few things to remember when you start feeling the pressure. Get To Know The Neighborhood - When you begin looking for the perfect home for you and yours, take some t... read more
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Highlights of NAR Home Buying by Generation Report

Posted by Kate Spears on April 26, 2017 in No Category
Since 2013, the National Association of REALTORS®  has been putting together the Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report, which offers insights into different demographics of home buyers and sellers. Taken from NAR’s annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, this data shines a spotlight on differences and similarities across generations. Here are some highlights of the most recent report: Did you know that one consistent finding for the last four years of reports has be... read more
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Which Comes First, the Buyer or the Seller?

Posted by Kate Spears on March 29, 2017 in No Category
You’ve heard the old adage about the chicken and the egg. But which comes first when you’re buying and selling a home? Maybe you’ve decided to move, but you’re not sure whether you should sell your current home before buying another one, or should you buy a new home, then sell your current one? Like with a lot of the decisions involved with moving, you really have to figure out which is the better option for your individual needs. There is no single best answer. Here are some f... read more
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What to Do Before Moving to a New City

Posted by Kate Spears on March 29, 2017 in No Category
According to the 2016 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the most commonly cited reason sellers gave for selling their home was that it was too small (18%), which was followed by the desire to move closer to friends and family (15%), and a job relocation (14%). For sellers who moved the greatest distances, the primary reason was to relocate for a job. Moving to a new town or city can be an intimidating experience, but with a little research and exploration, you can make it an exciting adventure. ... read more
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