WHAT DOES AN APPRAISER DO?

What does an appraiser do and do I need one? What is an appraiser?Appraisers are licensed or certified professionals who provide a qualified opinion of value. All states require appraisers to be licensed or certified to provide appraisals to federally regulated lenders. Meaning, you’re working with a highly trained individual who understands current real estate…

House Cleaning Tips Before You Sell

HOUSE CLEANING TIPS WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME Your deep cleaning checklist will help you learn how to clean your house to sell. It will help you to ensure that you don’t forget anything and, importantly, that you pay attention to those items that can be overlooked. If you’re ready to clean your home, you’ll want…

Christmas Light Displays in Chattanooga

ROCK CITY Enchanted Garden of Lights is a holiday favorite of ours. I tell everyone to go to Rock City because of the fantastic views any time of the year but this month it’s transformed! Explore the Enchanted Rock City Gardens | Celebrating 90 Years (seerockcity.com) From November 18, 2022, through January 1, 2023, the…

LANDSCAPING TIPS

LANDSCAPING TIPS AND TRICKS Potential home buyers form their first impression of a home from its curb appeal. Yet often a home’s outdoor landscaping is overlooked, or underdone, in the preparation for the sales process. An attractive and well-maintained landscape can add as much as 10 percent to the value of your home.Ideally the time…

HOW TO BUY A HOUSE ABC’S

How to buy a home step-by-step Understanding how to find and finance the perfect home for you Buying a house requires a lot of time and effort, but these 10 steps can help make the home buying process manageable and help you make the best decisions possible. Step 1: Start Your Research Early As soon…

DO I NEED AN AGENT FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION?

I’m Buying New Construction, Should I Use a Realtor? REPRESENTATION – The real estate representative in the builder’s sales office represents the builder’s best interest not yours. An independent real estate agent represents your interests and advocates on your behalf. Additionally, a real estate agent will help you get the most value for the least…

Seasonal Sales… 6 Reasons to Sell During the Holidays

Why The Holidays Are a Great Time to Sell Your Home When it comes to real estate, the ideal time to sell your home often falls in the spring months. After all, many people hunker down during the winter months or are too busy with the holidays to think about purchasing a new home. And…

Fall Maintenance Checklist

As the seasons begin to change, here is a reminder of what needs to be done. Fall isn’t here yet but getting everything scheduled should be done now. First here are some items that could be done monthly. If you haven’t done them in a while add them to the list or have your service…

Hottest Garden Trend? Gnomes!

I love Fairy Tales, Folklore and Yes, I believe in Tinkerbell! But the act of purchasing a ceramic garden creature isn’t something I ever thought I would do. I did get a few little mushroom critters for my grandson when he was 3, but I’m not turning into an eccentric, old woman quite yet. I…