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

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Median Days On The Market in Farragut is Crazy Low!

Want to know how hot a market is and whether it’s a good time to sell your home in Farragut or Knoxville? Study the median days on the market.  Nationally the median days on the market is dropping like a rock and it’s no different right here in Farragut and Knoxville. MEDIAN DAYS ON THE […]

Tips For Selling A House In Farragut & Knoxville. Price It Right!

Here is one of the best tips for selling a house in Farragut or Knoxville that I can give you. Price it right! In today’s competitive Knoxville real estate market, where demand is outpacing supply, like in Farragut, parts of Knoxville, and many regions of the country, pricing a house is one of the biggest […]

Thinking of Selling A Home in Farragut in 2015? Opportunity Knocks!

Everyone selling a home in Farragut or Knoxville wants to get the best price for their house. Way back in high school we learned in Econ, that the best price for any item will be determined by the demand for that item relative to the supply of that item. If you’ve read my previous articles you […]

Preparing Your Home For Sale in Knoxville: Cost vs Value

Preparing your home for sale in Knoxville can be a huge factor in ultimately getting it sold.  That is the reason I have a professional home stager as part of my team.  Homes need to look their best when they are going on the market, and home staging can set them apart.  Oftentimes there is […]

Is Winter A Good Time To Sell A Home In Knoxville?

While everyone thinks Spring is the best season of the year to sell a home, the question arises.  Is Winter a good time to sell a home in Knoxville?  The answer may be, it’s the best time.  If you judge by the amount of competition you have, the motivation of the buyers, the time on […]

The Hot Season To Buy Or Sell A Home In Knoxville Is Upon Us!

Whether you are in a warm weather market, cold weather market, or a high tourist seasonal market, you will see the hot time of the year to buy and sell a home ebb and flow throughout the year.  There will be times of the year that will slow down and others will take off.  Locally, […]

Why Use Troy Stavros As Your Knoxville Real Estate Agent? Ask Jenny!

Here is a fun video that I just released with some of the reasons why my clients like working with me, Troy Stavros, as their Knoxville real estate agent.  Don’t get me wrong, there are some great agents in the Knoxville market.  Here, I’ve used information that I constantly hear from buyers and sellers that […]

What Knoxville Home Buyers Love in their First Home

What are first time Knoxville home buyers looking for in a house? Trulia.com recently polled first time home buyers to see what features would make them fall in love with a home.   The top three features were tops for both women and men, but after that there were some differences.  Check out the results: