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By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Getting the Highest Price in the Shortest TimeIn order to get the highest price in the shortest time, you need to know how to market your home. The better you market your home, the more offers you will get. And the more offers you get, the more choices you have to get the price and terms you want...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Everything is always moving! Every day, it seems that everything that is moving (which is EVERYTHING) is moving FASTER. Just when we think we’ve “got it” we discover we don’t . . . It was illusory . . . a mirage. All this motion overwhelms most people. That bulk (80%) of the people who crave stab...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 0
For Sale By Owner - A Good Idea?FSBO (pronounced fizz-bo), or For Sale By Owner, is a way of selling your home without the use of a professional real estate agent or broker. The idea behind FSBO is that by selling your home yourself, you save the approximate 6% that would be the agents’ commissio...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Through the years, I have seen many multifaceted captions conjured up by savvy REALTOR marketers . . . all with the intent to catch the eyes of THAT Buyer. In truth, we don’t need more than one right Buyer for any house we market. We only need the one  who loves the house and is ready, willing, a...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 1
Finding the Right AgentNot all agents work the same way. The most important attribute of an agent is that he/she is well connected to the real estate industry. He/she should know the market and provide information on past sales, current listings, his or her marketing plan, and at least 4 solid re...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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What Does a Convention Do For Your Business? This week is the Tennessee Realtors Convention in Memphis TN. I am a State Director and represent my local association. Though that is one of my main purposes of going to this convention it has many other purposes. The opportunities are plentiful and a...

By Paula McDaniel, The Paula McDaniel Group
(Real Estate Partners Chattanooga LLC)
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COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE EVERY WEEKEND.www.RiverWatchChatt.com River Watch is a new development in Soddy Daisy with views of the TN River,  mountains, and it will feature a community pool. The advertised plat is not a final plat and is subject to change. The community pool will be similar to the pict...

By Steve Reed, Steve Reed Branch Manager | Benchmark Home Loans
(Benchmark Home Loans)
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Consumer inflation heated up in August fueled by a spike in gasoline and rental prices. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) grew at its fastest pace in seven months rising 0.4% in August from July. On an annual basis, CPI rose 1.9% from 1.7% in July. Within...

By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
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Wades Grove Homes for sale - the absorption rate of homes in the Wades Grove community is statistically one month, but from personal experience in recent sales, it's more like 3 days. 18 homes are currently listed for sale, but only one is finished and ready to close, and it's a 10 year old resal...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 1
Considering OffersWhen reading an offer, keep in mind that you are out to get the best price AND the best terms for you. If you focus solely on the price, you may overlook terms that could be favorable to you as a buyer.Some terms that may work in your favor: higher-than-market-interest in a seco...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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What are the Best High Schools in Clarksville?  Clarksville/Montgomery County has one public school system the Clarksville Montgomery County School System. The school system is improving test scores every year in a variety of areas.In Clarksville, there 8 public high schools plus the Middle Colle...

By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
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Nashville homes for sale - The median price of Nashville homes increased 12.6% in August compared to the same month in 2016. the average days on market for homes sold was only 25 days the median price of Nashville homes sold was $285,000 compared to $253,000 the previous August the absorption rat...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 1
Why You Should Not Make Any Major Credit PurchasesDon’t go on a spending spree using credit if you are thinking about buying a home, or in the process of buying a new home. Your mortgage pre-approval is subject to a final evaluation of your financial situation.Every $100 you pay per month on a cr...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Rotary Park Clarksville, A Good Place for Hiking and BikingClarksville and Montgomery County TN have many parks to enjoy but one in particular is like taking a trip to the mountains. Rotary Park is one of my favorites for its solitude and beauty especially during the change of the seasons. The pa...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Use a Buyer’s AgentIt’s important that you choose an experienced agent who is there for you. Your agent should be actively finding you potential homes, keeping you informed of the entire process, negotiating furiously on your behalf, and answering all of your questions with competence and speed.F...

By Steve Reed, Steve Reed Branch Manager | Benchmark Home Loans
(Benchmark Home Loans)
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Mortgage originations surged in the second quarter of 2017 despite a decline in refinancing. Black Knight Financial Services reports that first lien mortgages rose 20% from the first quarter and are up 16% from a year ago, totaling $467 billion in the second quarter. During the second quarter, re...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 1
Thinking About Buying a Foreclosure?With the housing bubble burst and the subprime mortgage crisis, millions of homeowners found themselves unable to make their mortgage payments. Many found themselves owing more on the house than the home was worth. Many just walked away from their homes. As a r...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Will the Low Offer Get the Seller's Attention? In a limited inventory market low offers are not encouraged. We agents know that it can be a waste of everyone's time to submit really low offers and sellers can react by rejecting them with no counteroffer. But what if the property is overpriced and...

By The Brewer Team - Benchmark Realty
(Benchmark Realty)
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Just Sold - 205 Corey Drive Franklin TN 37067This home sold quick, and most affordable homes in Franklin do. With the master bedroom downstairs, a nice yard, and a quiet neighborhood, it's always going to be in high demand. The new owners will be sure to enjoy it for many years to come. The selle...

By Steve Reed, Steve Reed Branch Manager | Benchmark Home Loans
(Benchmark Home Loans)
Comments 0
The chances for a hike to the Fed Funds Rate are moving lower, due in part to low inflation levels. Fed Fund Futures show a 26% chance of a hike to the Fed Funds Rate in December, down from 44% last week. With no chance of a hike at the mid-September meeting and a slimmer chance of even seeing an...

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