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    Mortgage Buydowns: What They Mean for Combating Interest Rates

    By Admin | February 6, 2023

    We wanted to talk through a hot, new, housing market trend called Mortgage Buydowns.A “mortgage buydown” is a financing agreement where the buyer, seller, or builder will pay mortgage points, also known as discount points, at closing to obtain a lower interest rate for a limited duration. This one-time fee will cover the difference between... Read More

    December 2022 Market Update

    By Admin | February 6, 2023

    -National Market Update- December 2022 brought 4.02 million in sales, a median sales price of $366,900, and 2.9 months of inventory. The median sales price is up 2.3% year-over-year, and inventory was up 1.7 months from December 2021. If you are curious what the market is like in your neighborhood specifically, give us a call... Read More

    Mortgage Rates and Affordability

    By Admin | January 9, 2023

    According the the NAtional Association of Realtors: Mortgage rates started the new year near the 6.5% threshold. According to Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose to 6.48% from 6.42% in the last week of 2022. Although rates are more than double a year ago, rates will likely stabilize below 6% in 2023 as... Read More

    November 2022 Market Update

    By Admin | December 27, 2022

    Existing-home sales fell for the tenth consecutive month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.09 million. Sales slipped 7.7% from October and 35.4% from the previous year. The median existing-home sales price rose to $370,700, an increase of 3.5% from one year ago. The inventory of unsold existing homes retreated for the fourth straight... Read More

    Autumn Seasonal Decor

    By Meghan McDowell | December 22, 2022

    As autumn approaches, we know many of you are looking to get into the seasonal spirit. Now, not everyone loves going in depth with pumpkin and halloween decor…so we thought we would share some more “elevated” autumnal inspiration that just might be what you’re looking for! -Adding in warmer toned pieces, like deep orange vases... Read More

    Decorating for the Seasons

    By Admin | December 21, 2022

    If you are looking to cozy up your home with some winter inspired decor, here is your inspiration! Sometimes, decorating for the holiday season can be a little daunting. It can mean having to keep/store festive decorations all year in the attic or garage. And sometimes, it can be a little “too festive”. If you... Read More

    Be The Influencer! Make the Big Money with HOUSE HACKING!

    By Admin | November 29, 2022

    As the economy has shifted over the past few months – I’ve had a lot of people expecting to get “more house” for less again.  Unlike most of the country – where real estate values have given back most of what was gained during the pandemic – Knoxville and most of East Tennessee have continued... Read More

    October 2022

    By Admin | November 28, 2022

    October National Market Update Are you curious what the National Market looks like? That’s what we are here for! October 2022 brought 4.43 million in sales, a median sales price of $379,100, and 3.3 months of inventory. The median sales price is up 6.6% year-over-year, and inventory was up 0.9 months from October 2021. Give... Read More