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January 14, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR  At the risk of straining to put a silver lining on the recent cold weather, consider this:  It was a real estate marketing lesson for owners of older properties who are – or will someday – market their homes.
Aaron Taylor 2018 NETAR President
A current Census count shows 82% of homes in the three-county Johnson City Metropolitan...
January 7, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR  The single most important thing anyone planning to buy or sell a home this year can do is find the right Realtor®.  Inventory continues to be tight.   New rules and regulations in addition to increasing mortgage rates, means the right Realtor-Client partnership will be more important than ever in 2018.  
AARON TAYLOR 2018 NETAR President  
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December 31, 2017
By ERIC KISTNER What a year! This time last year I was preparing for the installation of Directors and putting the final touches on how my committees and I would hit the ground running with our 2016 agenda for the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors®(NETAR). What was not part of my plan was having the distinction of announcing a major milestone for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia's real estate industry....
December 24, 2017
By ERIC KISTNER Condominium and townhome sales are not very high on the housing market watch list here in Northeast Tennessee. The focus has always been on the traditional single-family residential market. But condo and townhome sales are making themselves heard. Closings in October were almost 60% better than October last year. And in November they were up a little over 85%. Yes, the total number of condo and townhome sales...
December 17, 2017
ERIC KISTNER 2017 NETAR President
By ERIC KISTNER Any week you can drive past the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors® (NETAR) office in Gray and see a crowded parking lot.  Parking spaces are a premium because Realtors® go beyond state licensing requirements by subscribing to the National Association of Realtors’® (NAR) Code of Ethics and Standards of...
December 10, 2017
By ERIC KISTNER Northeast Tennessee's housing market is seeing a fourth quarter that exceeds what the other local sectors of the economy are experiencing.
ERIC KISTNER 2017 NETAR President
October's Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors® (NETAR) pending sales report chronicled the second straight month of double-digit gains. It shows an inventory of 995...

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