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    Defining Commonly Used Real Estate Lingo

    By Ali Robinson | November 9, 2018

    Whether you are a buyer or a seller, familiarizing yourself with the acronyms, terms and definitions frequently used in the real estate market is a helpful tool when preparing to make your move. Instead of getting bombarded with real estate lingo that sounds like a foreign language to you, we have put together a list... Read More

    5 Reasons Homeownership Makes “Cents”

    By Ali Robinson | November 6, 2018

    If you’re like most potential homebuyers, you have probably sought advice from friends, family and co-workers. However, you may still wonder if buying a home the right thing to do. If you were asking us for advice, this first thing we would tell you is this – Relax. Having reservations is normal. The more you know... Read More

    Tips to Prepare Your House for Sale

    By Jay Robinson | October 29, 2018

    Are you ready to sell your house? But are you also worried it might not be in the best shape to sell? A few touch-ups can go a long way towards making a favorable impression on potential buyers — and perhaps closing a deal. Now that you’ve decided to sell your house, it’s important to... Read More

    5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

    By Sarah Brandt | October 24, 2018

    Getting ready to find a new home is an exciting process. It’s easy to get swept up in the thrill of spending hours online looking at listings, but there are several key things you should do before you start viewing properties. In today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas... Read More

    Are We Entering a Buyer’s Market?

    By Jay Robinson | October 15, 2018

    Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower rate, and reports are showing purchasing demand is going down. This has some experts thinking we may be entering a buyer’s market. After all, sellers have had the upper hand for the past several years. Is this really happening? The market... Read More

    Navigating Today’s Real Estate Market

    By Ali Robinson | October 9, 2018

    There are so many changes this time of year – school is back in session, the leaves are changing, and events around town seem to be slowing down. One thing that’s not slowing down, however, is the real estate market. In Chattanooga, housing inventories are the lowest they’ve been in nearly a decade, which in... Read More

    Mortgage Rate Forecast for 2019

    By Jay Robinson | October 4, 2018

    The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That’s why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search. Below is a chart created using Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic... Read More

    5 Reasons to Sell Your Home This Fall

    By Jay Robinson | September 25, 2018

    We told you why you should buy a house in the fall, but now we’re sharing why you should SELL your house this fall. While fall leaves may signal cooler weather and the start of a new school year, it can also be the right time for another change — selling your home. Unlike spring,... Read More

    5 Reasons To Buy a Home This Fall

    By Ali Robinson | September 14, 2018

    The best time to buy a home has long been considered the spring and summer. And it is… in the sense that more houses are listed for sale during the spring. However, there is also much more competition trying to buy those listings in the spring. Real estate markets fluctuate just like the seasons. The... Read More

    5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional Before Entering the Market

    By Jay Robinson | September 7, 2018

    With so much information readily available online, you might wonder, “Why hire a real estate agent?” It is understandable to wonder what it would be like to buy or sell your home without representation, without a real estate agent. While some who take this route make it work, many don’t. So if you’ve wondered the... Read More