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January 5, 2020
  By KRISTI BAILEY
KRISTI BAILEY 2020 NETAR President
What do the majority of Millennials and 83% of homes in our seven-county region have in common?  According to the Census Bureau, both will be turning 30 this year. While local real estate professionals are looking forward to 60,000 Millennials entering their prime home-buying age, today’s homebuyers...
December 29, 2019
BY KAREN RANDOLPH
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
This past year has been a productive one for the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors® (NETAR). Earlier in March, the leadership boarded a bus bound for Nashville (before sunrise) and forged a trip to visit our state legislators. With over 50 Realtors® representing our local association, we...
December 22, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
Outlooks and predictions for the coming year are as much a tradition for this time of the year as Christmas decorations.  So, in that spirit, here is the 2020 outlook for local housing. Many of the conditions we have experienced this year will not change much next year, but there are new...
December 15, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
A recent survey of The Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors® (NETAR) membership contained some predictable results. For instance, the profession is female centric (65 percent), the majority of agents are engaged in residential real estate (90 percent), and there is a distinct graying of the...
December 8, 2019
            By KAREN RANDOLPH
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
The clocks have been turned back to Standard Time, and the leaves have surrendered their annual color show. If you haven't already done it now is the time to get your winterization chores in high gear. You might be surprised what some simple do-it-yourself home adjustment can do to help...
December 1, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH   
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
OK, so the nation’s largest home builder – D.R. Horton – is developing homes in the Piney Flats area, and reportedly picking up lots in other locations. The Tri-Cities has historical been a spec-home market – one where the norm was custom homes. Horton’s success is not custom or luxury homes but...

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