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NAR Survey Finds Nearly Half of Realtors® Say Home Buyer Interest Has Decreased Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak

By NETAR / March 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (March 19, 2020) – Nearly half of Realtors® – 48% – said home buyer interest has decreased due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors®.…

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Here’s why foreclosure buyers need a buyer’s agent

By Kristi Bailey, President / March 15, 2020

There was a time when the first words a REALTOR® would hear from a new client was, “What kind of foreclosures are there out there?” Those days are gone, but…

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By NETAR / March 13, 2020

As the coronavirus remains a growing concern in the U.S. and in Tennessee, our leadership would like to assure you that we are prepared, and that we are keeping a…

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Listing price strategy takes on new importance

By Kristi Bailey, President / March 8, 2020

The initial listing price of a property is one of the single most essential items in a successful real estate transaction, and it does not matter if the market is…

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Low mortgage rates, tight inventory pressures selling strategy

By Kristi Bailey, President / February 29, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE – The rate droped to 3.45 percent after this item was written. Do not look for mortgage rates to be a big home sales driver this year. Even…

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January home sales post double-digit gains

By Kristi Bailey, President / February 23, 2020

The local housing market started 2020 the same way it ended 2019 – with a bang. January resales were up 16.5%, and there was a tidy 3.3% sales price appreciation.…

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There’s no substitute for partnering with the right Realtor®

By Kristi Bailey, President / February 16, 2020

The single most important thing anyone planning to buy or sell real estate this year can do is to partner with the right REALTOR®.  All the signs point to a market…

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A flipped home can be great find or a money pit

By Kristi Bailey, President / February 9, 2020

Unless you are a cash buyer, there is no way around the fact that things can be tough in today’s housing market – especially if you are a first-time buyer…

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Housing market metrics signal, “Now is an excellent time to sell!”

By Kristi Bailey, President / February 2, 2020

Mortgage rates fell to their lowest point in three months at the end of January, and we are only one-quarter of a percentage point above the all-time low. According to…

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Home sales study says single-women tend to buy high and sell low

By Kristi Bailey, President / January 26, 2020

The folks who specialize in marketing and demographics will tell you women are the principal spending influencers, and that will only increase in the future. Women outnumber men in college…

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