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An investment proeprty in Cookeville, Tennessee - 09/30/09 08:52 PM
At a time when the bank offers a little more than 0% in interest and a real estate market that has been depressed to unprecedented levels, it is hard to ignore some of these values available in the market in Cookeville at the moment. Investment properties, especially those that need some minor repair and can be used as rental property have special appeal. A rental property needs to be selected carefully however. The property has to be in the right location and in an area with a good history of rent-appeal. The mortgage to rent value has to be favorable and (0 comments)
Moving to Cookeville Tennessee? Your Realtor Matters. - 09/28/09 05:17 PM
The stories I hear from people that bought a house without investigating the neighborhood first are too numerous. The internet can be misleading and cannot replace the local insight of a professional real estate agent. As you choose your real estate agent, make sure that you are not just going to be a number. A real estate agent should be able to provide you with a personal service, accurate information, local insight and sincere advice. There is much that you cannot read about on the internet regarding a neighborhood or a location and many times the information would be out of (3 comments)
In the Picture: Cookeville Regional Medical Center, New facilities in Cookeville, TN
As you plan to relocate to Cookeville, TN in middle tennessee, one of the most important issues to consider is the quality of health care system available in the area. The cookeville regional medical center should put you at ease with regards to the availability of quality medical facility in the neighborhood. The Cookeville Regional Medical Center has over 140 Physicians who provide care in 36 different specialities. It is definitely a facility that provides the highest level of medical care for the residents of middle Tennessee. (0 comments)
Moving to Cookeville? Home of Tennessee Technological University - 09/28/09 05:02 PM
TTU in Fall 2009, See More Pictures Below Relocating to Cookeville Tennessee was one of the best moves that my family has made. We have lived here for over 12 years, I am raising my children in this area, educating them in schools in putnam county so I know a lot about why moving to Cookeville, TN could be a great move for anyone considering relocating. When we first came Cookeville was voted second most affordable city in the US and it remains a very affordable place to live. Affordability alone would not make a place liveable if it was not (0 comments)
Homes for Sale: What less than 70K can buy you in this market in Cookeville, TN - 09/27/09 09:10 PM
There is no argument about this being a buyer's market. Many buyers and investors seem so focused on foreclosure as if all the real estate deals in the market are just foreclosure. In doing dp they are neglecting some great deals that stare them in the face. Some homes that are in the market represent a good investment opportunity even without being a foreclosure. Foreclosures most times require an additional amount of effort and money to get them into being liveable or qualified as a rental property. Take this cute very clean home in Bloomington Springs, 15 minutes from Tennessee Tech (3 comments)
The start of the fall brings beauty and gorgeous views all over Tennessee, it brings as much and a lot more to Cookeville, Tennessee: Home of Tennessee Technological University. The view of the students around the campus of TTU cannot but help you feel the hope and zest for life that these young souls bring to the area. It is fortunate that we live in the neighborhood of this great institution with the cultural stimulation it brings to the middle tennessee region in general and to Cookeville in particular. In case you are wondering, the picture above is during the (1 comments)
In Real Estate Do Not Take Them for Granted! Take of a Real Estate Agent in Cookeville, TN - 09/27/09 02:00 PM
Like many other realtors, I rely to a large part in my business on personal connections, referrals from previous clients, family and friends. As the circle of clients grows, many realtors find it hard to keep in touch with all of those in the circle of former clients and potential leads. This could be the biggest mistake a realtor can do whether in Cookeville, Tennessee or Orlando Florida. It is crucial to stay in touch. The out of sight out of mind holds very true in the real estate business. I find it useful to keep those cards and emails flowing reminding my clients (1 comments)
For Sale By Owner (FSBO): Take of a Real Estate Agent in Cookeville, TN - 09/27/09 01:56 PM
For Sale By Owner is an interesting concept and as a real estate agent, I have dealt with many home owners trying it. In their mind FSBO has the potential of getting them more money as they save the real estate commission. For buyers the concept of saving the commission on the FSBO seems exciting. I cannot claim that some were not lucky and have managed to sold their property quickly, but these were the minority. The devil as always is in the details. (0 comments)
We recently had a great local dining experience in Cookeville and I thought it is worth sharing. A new chinese restaurant that opened late in August, 2009 is called Mandarin Palace. It is located on Jefferson Ave. The restaurant offers an open buffet of Chinese food, a Hibachi grill and one of the best Sushi, we have tried in the US. My kids appreciate good Sushi and this seems to have satisfied their appetite for this edible art. The service quality was also very positively noticeable. It seemed like every waitress working in the restaurant, that happened to pass by, (0 comments)
Moving to Cookeville, Tennessee, Do not worry about Dining Choices, Take of a Real Estate Agent in Cookeville, TN - 09/27/09 01:47 PM
Cookeville, Tennessee maybe a small town, but services that are offered rival many in much larger cities and are definitely unrivaled in the Upper Cumberland area. One of the issues that would be on the mind of someone considering moving to Cookeville, Tennessee is the availability of choices when it comes to dining. Cookeville is a town of 30,000, but when it comes to dining choices in Cookeville Tennessee, they are definitely not limited by the small size of the city. When I first moved to Putnam county, there was not a lot of chain restaurants available in Cookeville. This changed (2 comments)
And it rained until we thought it would never stop - 09/27/09 01:43 PM
Few thoughts were brought to mind by the recent downpour in Cookeville over the past few days. With 7-9" of rain within 48 hours falling in Cookeville and some of the local flooding that surprised many in middle tennessee, home buyers are reminded of few things to do before making the final decision to buy a home. If you as a home buyer were considering bypassing the home inspection to save few hundred dollars. You need to think again. The amount that you could spend on the home inspection is definitely worth it. There are several things that a home inspector (2 comments)
What a Listing agent should do? Take of a Real Estate Agent in Cookeville, Tennessee - 09/27/09 01:02 PM
A listing agent has an enormous responsibility towards a client who entrusted her with the listing and one of the main responsibilities of a listing agent is keeping the property owner informed. Many can l easily visualize a real estate agent showing a property to potential buyers and discussing the hidden beauty of the property and what makes it a unique home or a great investment deal. We may be able to see a real estate agent explaining to a young first time buyers how the process of buying and selling work, or negotiating a deal with another agent. This seems (2 comments)
Best Neighborhoods in Cookeville, Tennessee: Sheraton Court - 09/27/09 12:56 PM
As a real estate agent in Cookeville, Tennessee, I have sold homes in almost every subdivision and neighborhood. Cookeville is generally a very nice city and the best neighborhoods in Cookeville are many. Each one of the best neighborhoods that I present offers some unique feature that makes it attractive. Most of these are great neighborhoods for raising a family. They differ, however in what they offer. The selection of the neighborhood to live in is a very important decision for buyers who will also be future sellers in that neighborhood. I am trying to offer my perspective as a real (0 comments)
Rural Development: A government program offering a chance for 100% finance with excellent terms - 09/27/09 12:37 PM
Obtaining a 100% financing in this market whether in Cookeville, Tennessee or other places in the upper cumberland has become tough as banks tightened the restrictions on offering loans in general. Even if a home buyer in Tennessee was able to obtain a loan with less than 20% down payment, this meant an increase in the monthly payment due to mortgage insurance. There is a way however for obtaining 100% financing for home buyers in Tennessee that meet certain guidelines through a government program, namely Rural Development Housing & Community FacilitiesPrograms. To quote the official page of the program, the benefits (1 comments)
Best Neighborhoods in Cookeville: White Plains - 09/27/09 12:32 PM
As a real estate agent in Cookeville I have sold homes in almost every subdivision and neighborhood. Most of these are great neighborhoods for raising a family. They differ amongst themselves in what they offer. I am trying to offer my perspective as a real estate agent and a resident of Cookeville on the best neighborhoods.A subdivision nestled in the natural beauty in Algood Tennessee is the White Plains subdivision. Homes are surrounded by beautiful wooded hills with beautiful color displays each spring and fall seasons. The beautiful subdivision has a wide range of prices from 230+K all the way to (1 comments)
Country Real Estate: A safe bet in a tough market in Cookeville, Tennessee - 09/27/09 12:29 PM
The economic crisis is still all around us starring us in the face with every dollar we borrow from China. The dollar is falling against all major currencies and the threat of inflation is around the corner. The stock market has fallen within the past decade several times wiping out much of the investments and savings of many Americans. Considering all these factors it is hard not to try to find a safe place for our savings. Real estate is generally a good investment and in a market that has frorced many owners to reduce the prices of their homes to (0 comments)
Cookeville, Tennessee Sounds Good To ME, why? Let us see... - 09/27/09 11:40 AM
"Cookeville, Tennessee sounds good to me" is a slogan that cannot be any truer for my family and me. We had the chance before moving to the land of the Smokies to move to California. A visit to San Jose California and a look at the real estate market was enough to scare us away. Our friends thought we were making a mistake, we just had a feeling it will be a good move. We were not sure, however, what to expect in the South, but soon we were happy we selected Cookeville as our new home. We were soon able (2 comments)
A top real estate agent with First Realty Company in Cookeville Tennessee. It brings her view on the real estate market in middle tennessee, tips for home buying, selling, real estate agent selection, investing in real estate. She also brings information to those planning to move or relocate to Cookeville and the Middle Tennessee
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