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Now is a good time to sell, and a good time to buy

By Kristi Bailey, President / August 1, 2021

Three of the most common questions REALTORS® hear are these days are:   When will the housing bubble burst?   Is this a good time to buy?   Is now a good time to sell? …

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Curb Appeal Is Important Even In A Hyper-Sellers’ Market

By Kristi Bailey, President / July 24, 2021

Athough we’re still solidly in a sellers’ market – and it looks like things are going to stay that way for a while –  some things are as important now as they were in the last buyers’…

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Some buyers wave contingencies to be more competitive

By Kristi Bailey, President / July 18, 2021

There was a time – it wasn’t that long ago – when contingencies were the top challenge to get to closings a home sale. That’s not the case in today’s market.   Some buyers are…

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Mid-Year Housing Data Show Strong Regional, Submarket Growth

By Kristi Bailey, President / July 11, 2021

It safe to say we’ve just completed a half year like no other in the local real estate history. A look at some of the data from the Northeast Tennessee Association of…

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How to Avoid Real Estate Cyber Scams

By Kristi Bailey, President / July 4, 2021

Phishing, hacking, wire fraud – these are all ways people attempt to steal from others online. As real estate searches and transactions move more and more online, the chances of being caught up in a…

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Why now is best time to list your home

By Kristi Bailey, President / June 27, 2021

There’s a case to be made that this fall and early winter could be one of the best times to sell your home in years. Here are some of the…

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Here’s how and how much real estate contributes to the local economy

By Kristi Bailey, President / June 20, 2021

Each year during the month of June, the Northeast Tennessee Association of REALTORS® (NETAR) takes the opportunity to celebrate homeownership by showcasing some of the social and economic benefits that protect and promote the American Dream of homeownership.   Homeownership Month was created both to encourage…

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Is today’s red-hot market overpriced?

By Don Fenley / June 13, 2021

How much – if any – is today’s existing home sales overpriced is a question on the minds of buyers, sellers, and real estate professionals.  It’s a question that will remain unanswered…

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Is the housing market close to a tipping point?

By Kristi Bailey, President / June 13, 2021

Inventory has joined price as a closely watched housing market item. What’s on the market has been steadily declining since 2013. It moved to shortage status late last year, but a silver lining to that cloud is developing.  Early this…

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Homeownership has critical social, economic benefits

By Kristi Bailey, President / June 6, 2021

In 1995 National Homeownership Week began as a strategy of President Bill Clinton’s administration to increase homeownership across the nation. In 2002, President George W. Bush expanded the observance to…

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