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September 23, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR Northeast Tennessee's Housing Market is a lot like the Energizer Bunny. Its record sales pace is still going strong when other markets – even some of the hottest markets in the nation are slowing down. August is the current example.
Aaron Taylor 2018 NETAR President
Year-over-year sales of single-family homes, townhomes and condominiums...
September 16, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR Have you noticed it?  A sweater or light jacket sure feels good early in the morning or if you're out at night. The kids are back at school, and it's football time in Tennessee.  All are unmistakable sighs that fall – our most colorful season – is rapidly approaching. If you think about it, September is the prime time to get your home ready for winter. The weather is good enough to work outside, and those who...
September 9, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR It’s been a decade since the Great Recession, and the housing market has healed and changed. Annual average home prices here in Northeast Tennessee have improved by 8.5 percent. All local major city markets are well above prerecession levels. And while state and U.S. sales numbers point to a market that has swooned, they are still at a record pace here.
Aaron...
September 2, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR July's housing market report offered some surprises that warrant a closer look.
Aaron Taylor 2018 NETAR President
Mainstream media was full of reports from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) that existing home sales declined for the fourth straight month to their slowest pace in two years.  Unadjusted sales were 1.5 percent...
August 26, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR One of the most frequent questions real estate professional hear these days is, "Where are the market hot spots?"
Aaron Taylor 2018 NTAR President
Although it may sound like I'm hedging, the truth of the matter is there are multiple answers to that question. Are we talking about total sales, growth rates, the point of sale, price...
August 19, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR Since the number of households with pets now outnumber those without it shouldn't come as a surprise that accommodations from furry family members have become an issue for buyers, sellers and land lords.
Aaron Taylor 2018 NETAR President
A couple months ago Universal Development & Construction Principal Shane Abraham shared some pet-related...

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