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November 3, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH    
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
All too often the public perception of real estate is one-dimensional. The residential side of the business gets most of the attention. But there’s more to the real estate story. Commercial real estate is critical to the local economy even if it’s not in the spotlight. The Northeast Tennessee...
October 27, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH     October’s Northeast Tennessee Associations of Realtors® (NETAR) Membership Meeting at Meadowview saw new leadership for 2020 elected, recognized six members into the NETAR RPAC Hall of Fame, and presented its first Good Neighbor Award to Darrell Duncan. All that recognition was just the top of the agenda after Beverly Harris was recognized for her Realtor Emeritus status for 40 years of membership....
October 20, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH    
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
It is a hard, cold fact of life that the Tri-Cities area housing inventory and the region’s demographic have a lot in common. A good portion of both are getting a little long in the tooth. In fact, 28 percent of the homes in the four-county Kingsport-Bristol Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)...
October 13, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH         
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR Presiden
Last week’s Middle Tennessee University’s Q2 Housing Report was another indicator of how well the Tri-Cities housing market is performing. The Kingsport-Bristol Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) outperformed the other nine Tennessee MSAs when compared to Q2 last year. The MSA comprises...
October 6, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH   
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
Last week we did something new at the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors® (NETAR). With some sponsorship help from Eastman Credit Union, we conducted our first Rookie Roundtable. One more in on the calendar for our Rookies this year. NETAR members attend mandatory orientation and complete...
September 29, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
Closing costs are an all-too-common surprise for homebuyers. Their focus was on getting a good deal, planning for the down payment and a myriad of other things that come with real estate transactions. Getting a grip on closing costs is and should have a place in the planning to ward off closing costs...

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