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4 Remodeling Tips for Your Knoxville Home

Posted by Kate Spears on January 27, 2012 in No Category
According to Josh Garskof of CNN Money, there are several remodeling tricks to help you get the most out of your Knoxville home. Let’s take a look at four tips below and how that help improve your home’s stock. Find an everyday use for the dining room. With as busy as we are nowadays, it is very unlikely that your family eats at the table every single night. Using the room for office work or homework will give you added space in your home. How often do you actually use that guest room? That’s wha... read more
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Do You Plan to Remodel Your Knoxville Home in 2012?

Posted by Kate Spears on January 19, 2012 in No Category
Are you planning to remodel your Knoxville home in 2012? According to a report released by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, remodeling activity in the United States should start off slow at the beginning of the year but pick up by the third quarter. The Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) reports that after a slow start to 2012, remodeling activity should trend up as the year progresses. If this trend continues past the third quarter, 2012 should end on a very positive note, s... read more
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Have You Experienced a Knoxville Ice Bears Hockey Game?

Posted by Kate Spears on January 16, 2012 in No Category
Along with Tennessee Volunteers basketball, Knoxville Ice Bears hockey games are a great way to spend the Winter months for any sports lover. The professional hockey team has won three South Eastern Hockey League championships and continues to wow hockey enthusiasts across the Southeast. The Knoxville Ice Bears play their home games at James White Civic Coliseum, which is also home to the Tennessee Volunteers ice hockey team. The team was founded in 2002 and moved to the South Eastern Hockey League in 2003, where i... read more
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Increase Your Knoxville Home’s Curb Appeal this Winter

Posted by Kate Spears on January 11, 2012 in No Category
If you are selling your Knoxville home this Spring, you need to make the extra effort to ensure that your home’s curb appeal counteracts the cold and gloomy weather. To help you grab the attention of buyers and bring them into your home, consider taking the following actions: Stage your outdoor living areas. Even during the colder months, buyers want to imagine what is possible with the space for the remainder of the year. Keep your yard clean and organized. You never know when a potential buyer may come by ... read more
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What to Expect from Distressed Properties in 2012

Posted by Kate Spears on January 06, 2012 in No Category
Foreclosures, bank-owned properties, and short sales played a big part in the national real estate market throughout 2011. So what exactly should we expect from distressed properties in 2012? Andy Firoved, CEO of CounselorDirect, declares that foreclosures are not going away any time soon. Here are his expectations for distressed properties in the 2012 real estate market: The government will create more effective homeowner assistance programs. Initial efforts were somewhat lacking due to lack of promotion and bure... read more
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