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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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Ways to Be a Good Neighbor

Posted by Kate Spears on March 10, 2017 in No Category
Recently, CBWW attended the City of Knoxville Neighborhood Conference. We were proud to be a sponsor for this great event, and we enjoyed meeting so many neighbors from neighborhoods around the area. We even put together a fun video featuring some of these neighbors and what they said they loved about their neighborhoods. Check out our video by clicking here.Being at this event got us thinking about what it means to be a good neighbor. These days, it can be tough to maintain meaningful connections with th... read more
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Selling or Staying? Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Posted by Kate Spears on January 30, 2017 in No Category
March means spring is finally here, and this is a great time to tackle a few things around the house. Whether you're getting ready to sell your home or plan to live in it for several more years, March is the month to do some of those chores you've been putting off. Give Your Outside a Once Over- Give your home's exterior a thorough once over to make sure you don't have any damage from winter weather. Winter elements like snow, ice, rain, and wind can wreak havoc on your roof, gutters, and trim. If ... read more
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Real Estate 101 for Baby Boomers

Posted by Kate Spears on January 16, 2017 in No Category
Are you a baby boomer, i.e. someone born between the years of 1946 and 1964? There’s a good chance you might be thinking about entering the housing market soon. Research from the annual NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers shows that an increasing number of individuals in this demographic are looking to sell their homes. If you find yourself in this situation, it could be for a variety of reasons. Maybe you’re looking to sell your home because your kids have grown up and moved out and ... read more
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