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get to know Gregg Pechmann - 08/30/11 01:57 PM
Gregg Pechmann is a Loan officer and finacial coach here in the Tri-Cities of Tennessee. He has his own podcast show and I was recently invited to interview him on his show. It was a lot of fun and a nice way to get to know one of our local celebrities. There are answers to questions having to do with new home owners, interest rates, finacial planning and getting to know Gregg. Please click here for interview. (4 comments)
Science Hill High School football: Friday nights in Johnson City Tennessee - 08/27/11 03:02 PM
Those of you who know me will expect this blog!( and will know more will be following) Science Hill High school football home opener was last night and the crowd was out. Science Hill won, 26-18 against Elizabethton High school. It was an exciting game, the first half was back and forth, looked like it was going to be anyones game. Science Hill pulled it out in the second half. Friday Nights in Johnson City Tennessee are packed with excitment this time of year. Our community comes out in full force to support our local high school, Science Hill. Last night was (3 comments)
It's round! It's unique! And it could be yours! - 08/24/11 03:08 PM
Wow, is what you will say when you view this unique property in Church Hill Tennessee. Not only is it unique and fabulous, but it is round! A round, unique home in Northeast Tennessee, well that is something you should be talking about, or at least visiting. This home has a round garage as well that is enclosed in glass and has ceiling fans and stamped concrete floor. A perfect place for Thanksgiving dinner. The outdoor pool is so inviting and has a gazebo overlooking it, also with ceiling fans. Shuffleboard anyone? We have it here, along with outdoor cafe area, (5 comments)
Foreclosure Series; Beginning to end - 08/22/11 07:39 AM
Well this property has sat on the market for 99 days now. We have finally got the bank to accept an offer for $35,000.00. Now we have had 2 offers on this house so far. One for 25k and one for 35k. Time has past and the bank is just ready to un load this one. No repairs, no concessions. 35k, that's it! Let's see if this one flys at this amount. It's listed price is 50k and it has about $1500.00 in plumbing repairs we know of. The bank that is representing the buyer knows about the plumbing and feels (7 comments)
My favorite foreclosures out there TODAY.... - 08/22/11 07:26 AM
Foreclosures are a part of our lives and our business these days, so why not highlight some great deals. My favorite deal right now is is located at 238 Oak Glen Circle in Fall Branch Tennessee. It is an old 1900 farmhouse with tons of character. It has a wrap around porch and countryside views. The inside of 238 Oak Glen Circle has those beautiful wood floors you find in older homes and large rooms. The staircase has tons of orginal character, I can just imagine the stories that could be told while looking up the stairwell. The bank that owns (5 comments)
Is that really your view? - 08/21/11 09:24 AM
Northeast Tennessee is know for it's Mountains and it's views. Elizabethton Tennessee has just offered up this million dollar view of these gorgeous mountains on Toll Branch road. The house that goes with these views is 508 Toll Branch Road Elizabethton Tennessee and will take your breath away. It is a Antebellum style home custom built with all the bells and whistles. 6 bedrooms, 5600 square feet and a floor plan that will amaze the toughest of buyers. 508 Toll Branch Road is finishing up with the final details and will be ready for viewing this week. Check back for more (12 comments)
2020 Lakeview Butler Tennessee - 08/19/11 10:16 AM
Best view on Watauga Lake! And it's for sale. This amazing home offers a custom built home that was created for quality living, amazing views, peaceful setting and a lifestyle second to none. 2020 Lakeview Drive says it all. The Lakeview is absolutely stellar. Watauga lake is surrounded by 80% Cherekee National Forest, The building on the lake has been kept to a minimum, which is a bonus for homeowners! It is a very clean lake, number 3 for the country! Come visit us over here in Northeast Tennessee, we would love to take you for a spin around the lake! (6 comments)
Football opener is this Friday in Greeneville Tennessee - 08/15/11 09:23 PM
So exciting the beginning of the football season. Science Hill High School football season starts this Friday in Greeneville Tennessee. The Hilltoppers Sports schedule, including the schedule for football 2011 football season can be found here! There is just a spark in the air and a spring in the steps of many local residents. Football season is exciting and Science Hill High School is excited about their team this year. Go Toppers!!!! See you Friday! (1 comments)
Johnson City schools are open! - 08/15/11 09:08 PM
Johnson City schools are open and the kids have homework! The football team is practicing and the band is marching. Are you aware of this years schools calendar? Oh yes, it's time to print it out and plaster it on the refrigerator, office bulletin board and inside pocket of the purse!! Well let me make this easy for you, Johnson City Tennessee parents, here is your school schedule. Enjoy the school year and be safe. (0 comments)
Lake living at it's best - 08/15/11 08:19 PM
Come join me on the porch. This is an amazing property with the best views of Watauga Lake. You will feel like you're on vacation all year round. The beauty of Watauga lake is that 80% of the lake is surrounded by Cherekee National forest.The property I just added to my sales portfolio is 2020 Lakeview Butler Tennessee. It is located with a view of the largest part of the lake and surrounded by Mountains. Every room in this spectacular home has a view of the lake and the Mountains. It's is really quite amazing. 2020 Lakeview Butler Tennessee is a home for (1 comments)
Have to love this drive home! - 08/14/11 02:09 PM
Driving home is usually not an issue for me. I just take a deep breathe and take in the beauty of Northeast Tennessee. This picture is taken driving over the Butler bridge around Watauga lake. Watauga lake is especially wonderful because it is 80% Cherokee National forest. The other 20% is residential, which for a large lake like Watauga, this is quite a great break down. Watauga Lake is also surrounded by majestic mountains and views from every angle. There are some fantastic listings on this lake as well. please visit me for an exclusive list of homes, views and prices, (4 comments)
Hands On Museum - 08/14/11 08:54 AM
The Hands On Regional Museum in downtown Johnson City is a perfect place to spend an afternoon with young people. It is delightfully known as , "the place to discover!" The museum is geared towards fun learning and has interactive displays and events going on year round. My daughters favorite was the grocery store. They had a complete grocery store in a small version to fit small people! They had carts, shelves stocked with food (with prices), a check out line and a cash register to take your money. They also had a full service (small sized) bank. A great place (5 comments)
AACA Regional Car Show this weekend in downtown Bristol TN - 08/12/11 07:05 AM
AACA Regional Car Show this weekend will take place in Bristol TN. Downtown Bristol will be a buzz with classic cars, the Art D'Vine gallery hop and many more fun activities all week end long. Hundreds of cars are on there way to Bristol for this event, including cars owned by Television personalities such as, Jay Leno. This is a huge honor for Bristol to be the host of this event. It will be the first time ever. There will be cars valued at over a million dollars participating. The cars must be at least 25 years old to be in show. August 12th (7 comments)
the fair is coming, the fair is coming!! - 08/11/11 07:16 PM
August in Gray Tennessee equals the Appalachian Fair! This year August 22-27 celebrates 85 years of memories. The fair will highlight all it's headline events such as, a concert every night, Motor cross, Talent shows and a beauty pagent. The United States Army Parachute Team will be performing for 2 days and what fair would be complete without rides and farm and home exhibits. Please join us in Gray Tennessee for the Appalachian Fair! And don't forget to call SELLabrate Real Estate Team for all your Real Estate needs.
1 week in and school is in full swing. Science Hill Johnson City Tennessee - 08/10/11 09:20 PM
School started last week in Johnson City Tennessee and they are in full swing. My daughter attends Science Hill High School in Johnson City Tennessee and homework has started!! I've talked to other parents from surrounding schools, Indian Trail Middle school, also has the students coming home week one with homework. Don't get me wrong, it's good, I'm just reporting! The kids may not think so, but why dilly dally...let's get the learning started for the year. Johnson City school system is second to none. Great teachers, great programs and great leadership. (2 comments)
Pay it forward: Signed up for 2012 - 08/09/11 07:08 PM
I recently finished my 3 day 60 mile walk for breast cancer in Cleveland Ohio and I just signed up for another year of fundraising for an amazing cause. I will be walking Oct 3-5 in Philadelphia, city of brotherly love. Sounds like a great place to meet up with others who share the same passion for finding a cure for breast cancer. If you are out there and would like to join me in Philly for this amazing walk in October 2012, (over 400 days to train and raise $2300.00) email me or call me. I would love to have you to (7 comments)
Enjoying Northeast Mountains from the porch - 08/09/11 07:48 AM
That is exactly what you will do from this beautiful one level home located at 132 Sage Lane Johnson City Tennessee. Sit on the porch and enjoy the views! It is nestled in popular Scenic View subdivision in South Johnson City and has views that go on forever. You will be probably spend most of your day on the porch! But don't let that keep you from visiting the inside of 132 Sage Lane Johnson City Tennessee! The floor plan is comfortable and flows nicely. It has a galley style kitchen and large formal dining room, as well as a breakfast nook, great (0 comments)
It's a beauty! - 08/08/11 08:05 AM
When purchasing a home in an upscale neighborhood, one expects certain things. 1006 Willows Trace Johnson City Tennessee, located in Willows Ridge, just steps from Boone Lake, offers up such amenities. The gorgeous stone and brick home sits proudly at the front of the neighborhood with the best positioning. 1006 Willows Trace was built with one level living in mind. It has a spacious one level floor plan with a bonus room above the garage that has closets and a full bathroom. A great guest getaway, office space or children's playroom. It has gorgeous hardwood floors throughout, crown molding throughout, Trey (2 comments)
A Sundial special - 08/07/11 08:42 PM
This morning brought us rain. lots of it! When life brings you rain, look for a photo shoot! This is the sundial in my garden. It is actually an urn. I know, sounds morbid, but it really isn't. When my husband passed 5 years ago, we wanted to have a special place to put his ashes. You wouldn't believe how many cool and interesting urns are out there. This one spoke to us, and we love it. I hope you enjoy the photo. (0 comments)
Mountain Views in Northeast Tennessee - 08/07/11 03:09 PM
I love the Mountains here in Northeast Tennessee. They make a great back drop for just about anything. We have an abundance of hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail, and many hiking trails through the Smoky Mountains. We have the Blueridge Parkway, which in a fantastic way to enjoy this part of the country. Skip the highway! It's such a beautiful area and I appreciate it every day! (4 comments)
Large lot...it's a personal preference - 08/07/11 02:18 PM
It's nice to be a part of a quiet neighborhood with a large level lot that speaks volumns! 150 Hollow Timbers Gray Tennessee is that house! This house stands proud and allows it's owners to spread their wings and run for acres on this properties land. Is that important? Well that is a personal question. Are you the type of buyer that wants to enjoy the fruits of a garden, barn and fenced in yard for the children and pets? If so, then yes, it is important. 150 Hollow Timbers Gray Tennessee is located off the beaten path in a delightful neighborhood. Please (4 comments)
Reflecting - 08/06/11 08:33 AM
I participated in the 3 day Breast Cancer walk last week-end and this week-end I am reflecting. I went through my packet that I carried with me at the walk and came across this quote. I liked it and wanted to share: It is not enough to take steps which may some day lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (10 comments)
Working with your professionals - 08/05/11 08:34 AM
The one thing about our business is that we work together. There are so many facets to our business and we are just the glue that pulls us all together and gets us to the closing table. (at least we like to think we are)! It is so important to keep relationships open, flowing and professional with all the people we work with. My mortgage loan officers, Steve Reed and Gregg Pechmann, from Benchmark Home Loans in Johnson City Tennessee, recently put together a website to help out their fellow Realtors. I sent them some of my top listings I needed (4 comments)
Podcast is a great media - 08/04/11 05:48 AM
I recently sat down with Gregg Pechman with Benchmark Home Loans in Johnson City TN. He is a social media guru in my opinion and really knows how to work the system. One of his popular media types is his Podcasts. Gregg has a small studio set up in his office and brings guests in to participate with him through a Podcast. Gregg Pechmann has it set up in a friendly, non threatening, non scary way!! He sets you at ease, gives you a list of questions ahead of time, and off you go. Here is the Podcast the two of (3 comments)
Pay it forward: 3 day Breast Cancer Walk - 08/02/11 01:13 PM
This week-end was the second week-end in 2011 for the 14 day Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3Day Walk. There are 14 cities in the tour and my goal is to walk in everyone of them and raise over $50,000.00 personally. So far I have walked in 5 of them, Atlanta, Michigan, Chicago, Boston and now Cleveland. I have raised approximately $15,000.00. I have a way to go to meet my goal, but every year is a bit larger than the year before. This week-end was powerful, full of laughter, tears and emotions that cannot be put into words. It is (6 comments)
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