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Volunteer Days showcases how Realtors are good neighbors 

By Jan Stapleton / June 3, 2023

The most common public vision of a Realtor® typically focuses on the intricacies of marketing a property and getting it to closing. That certainly accounts for much of their time.…

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Honor America’s War Dead By Remembering All Veterans 

By Jan Stapleton / May 27, 2023

Fifty-two years ago, Memorial Day became an official national holiday. But it had been around much longer. Originally known as Decoration Day, its origins were in the wake of the…

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NAR Applauds Two Supreme Court Rulings Upholding Property Rights

By NETAR / May 25, 2023

WASHINGTON – National Association of Realtors® President Kenny Parcell issued the following statement Thursday in response to the Supreme Court’s favorable rulings for property rights in Tyler v. Hennepin County…

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Real estate has big area small business footprint  

By Jan Stapleton / May 20, 2023

May is the only time the most important piece of the local and U.S. and local economies is formally recognized. Small Business Week’s goal is to honor the entrepreneurs who…

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Housing market stimulates equal shares of frustration 

By Jan Stapleton / May 13, 2023

The housing market is proving itself to be better from an economic perspective than a pleaser for consumers and real estate professionals. From an economic perspective the unstainable pandemic market…

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NAR Welcomes FHFA’s Cancellation of August 1 LLPA Fee Increase

By NETAR / May 11, 2023

WASHINGTON – Following significant urging from the National Association of REALTORS®, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) rescinded its proposed loan level pricing adjustment (LLPA) upfront fee on borrowers with…

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Kingsport metro area among top 10 US housing markets for price growth

By NETAR / May 9, 2023

WASHINGTON (May 9, 2023) – Nearly seven out of 10 metro markets registered home price gains in the first quarter as 30-year fixed mortgage rates fluctuated between 6.1% and 6.7%,…

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Keeping fair housing issues on the front burner  

By Jan Stapleton / May 6, 2023

The Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors® and Tri-Cities Mortgage Bankers Association recently joined forces to provide an afternoon dedicated to local recognition of Fair Housing Month.   Every April, real estate…

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Realtors Find Value in Promoting Energy Efficiency in Listings

By NETAR / May 3, 2023

WASHINGTON (May 3, 2023) – A majority (63%) of agents and brokers said promoting energy efficiency in listings is very or somewhat valuable, according to a new report from the…

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NETAR Donation Helps Boost Sullivan Co. Veterans Park 

By Jan Stapleton / April 30, 2023

The Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors® recently joined other local organizations and individuals with a $7,500 contribution for Sullivan County’s Veterans Park in Blountville. The contribution is both representative of…

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