Why You Shouldn’t Take Your Home Off the Market During the Holidays

  If you are one of the many homeowners who is debating taking your home off the market for the next few weeks, don’t! You will miss the great opportunity you have right now! The latest Existing Home Sales Report from The National Association of Realtors (NAR), revealed that the inventory of homes for sale […]

VIDEO: Top 5 Reasons To Sell Your Knoxville Home This Fall

Have questions or want to talk about your situation? Call me, Troy Stavros with Gables & Gates, REALTORS today at 865-777-9191 to setup a time for us to talk. I look forward to hearing from you!

Home Sales Are Up In All Price Ranges Above $100,000!

The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that home sales were up rather dramatically over last year in five of the six price ranges they measure. Homes priced between $100-250K showed a modest increase at 3.4%. This not only points to the lower inventory of homes available for sale in this price range but also […]

Is Now The Right Time To Put Your House On The Market?

Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator of home sales based on contract signings. The report revealed that this May’s numbers weren’t quite as good as the year before: “With last month’s decline, the index reading is still the third highest in the past year, […]

2 Ways To Get The Most Money When Selling A Home

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counterintuitive. However, let’s look at this […]

Affordability May Not Be This Good For Too Long. It’s Time To Buy!

Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. Prices are still below those of a few years ago and interest rates have stayed near historic lows. Sellers should realize that waiting to make the move when mortgage rates are projected […]

VIDEO: Shaping Up To Be A Great Year For Real Estate!

VIDEO: Some of the housing headlines are causing concern for some consumers who are in the process of either buying or selling a home. Pundits are concerned over the lack of new construction or the month-over-month sales numbers. Let’s set the record straight; 2015 was a good year for residential real estate in the United […]

SPRING 2016 Real Estate Guides Ready for Download!

My Spring 2016 Real Estate Guides are done and ready to be downloaded. Feel free to share with your friends and family and as always, don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or if I can help you in any way.  You know I’m always here for you! CLICK HERE for the guides: http://vid.us/or55yo […]

Waiting Until Spring To Sell Your Home Won’t Help You

Everyone knows that lots of homes sell during the spring-buying season. Because of that, many homeowners hold off on putting their home on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year. The other homes that hit the market in the spring will represent increased competition to any […]

My House Didn’t Sell, Now What Do I Do?

  My house didn’t sell, now what do I do? At the end of December, all over the country and here in Knoxville, many of homeowners have a tough decision to make. The ‘listing agreement’ on their house is about to expire and they now must decide to either take their house off the market, For Sale by […]

5 Reasons Not To Sell For Sale By Owner in Knoxville (FSBO)

In today’s market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising, some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are five of those […]

Selling A Home During The Holidays..Naughty or Nice?

Selling a home during the holidays. Is is naughty or nice? Just about this time every  year, scores of homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their home on the market. Other homeowners, who currently have their homes on the market, decide to take them off the market until after the holidays. Here are six […]

FALL 2015 Real Estate Guides are done! Get them here!

Hi, it’s Troy! I just finished up publishing my FALL 2015 Real Estate Selling and Buying Guides. Just click below to download them.  Don’t hesitate to contact me at any time with questions. Feel free to share these with anyone you know who is thinking of buying or selling soon. If there is anyway I can […]

5 Reasons To Hire a Knoxville Real Estate Professional

Some Highlights: Hiring a Knoxville Real Estate Professional to buy your dream home, or sell your current house is one of the most ‘educated’ decisions you can make! A Knoxville Real Estate Professional has the experience needed to help you through the entire process. Make sure that you hire someone who knows current market conditions […]

How Do Today’s Home Costs Compare To Past Decades

Sometimes the best way to know whether your current situation is positive, is to look at the history of that situation. So, I decided to take a look at the history of home costs. In other words mortgage rates and payments, over the last few decades.   Here’s how it looks: What does this mean […]