Check out this large home on a beautiful homesite just outside the city limits. The kitchen and baths are freshly remodeled and the rest of the home has many updates as well. The house feels brand new with new stainless appliances, light fixtures, doors, trim, LVP waterproof luxury vinyl plank flooring and fresh new paint […]

January 17, 2023

New Listing In Cleveland!

With mortgage rates hitting 6% or more, lenders and sellers are getting creative to keep buyers in the market. One answer is a 2/1 Buydown program allowing borrowers to reduce initial mortgage payments to affordable levels.  HOW DOES A 2/1 RATE BUYDOWN WORK? Generally speaking, a buydown program is a type of financing offer to […]

January 13, 2023

2/1 Buydown Program Can Make A Big Difference

Who wins and who loses with the Fed interest rate hikes?  The interest rate changes are an attempt to combat the serious inflation affecting the United States. However, even if the economy responds positively to the change, the increase will create losers and winners in areas like real estate and the financial markets. Losers: Home […]

January 10, 2023


Happy New Year! We’re seeing some interesting trend lines moving into 2023. Currently the number of available listings has dropped from over 2,000 to slightly under that number. Because of the holidays and mortgage rate increases this isn’t surprising and we expect this number will increase over the next few months. Also, the days a […]

January 5, 2023

Chattanooga Market Summary – December

Trending: 10 home features that have fallen out of favor:1. Bold color schemes2. Industrial-style kitchens3. Kitchen islands4. Granite countertops5. TVs in the kitchen6. Over-the-stove microwaves7. Raised-panel cabinets8. Wall-to-wall carpet9. Distressed wood walls10. Mediterranean-inspired suburban McMansions

January 3, 2023

10 Home Features That Have Fallen Out Of Favor

Selling your home during the winter may not sound like a good idea at first but after taking a closer look, it may even become one of the best times to sell. In Chattanooga, the winters can be mild so buyers looking from out of state are tempted to travel to the area just to […]

December 22, 2022

Benefits of Selling Your Home During the Winter

For most, this is an awkward topic to cover. More and more couples are electing to buy a home together before marriage, as well as couples that choose to remain common-law. This change in societal norm can result in uncomfortable talks between your sweetheart, your lawyer, your Realtor and your parents. However, the most productive […]

December 16, 2022

Home Buying Advice For Non-Married Couples

On December 7th released an article – “The Ten Real Estate Markets That Will Dominate in 2023.” Chattanooga is ranked #9 – Below is a portion of the article: About two hours southeast of Nashville, the Tennessee city’s downtown has undergone a revitalization in recent years that has helped it to attract startups and […]

December 9, 2022

Chattanooga Market Summary – November

Who doesn’t want a faster home sale? Make a good impression on buyers to increase your chances of a speedy sale. Not sure how to do that? We’ve got tips for every step of the home sale process. Optimize Your Listing: A picture is worth a thousand words. Take professional quality images of your home. There […]

December 6, 2022

Tips To Help Speed Up Your Home Sale

This is an exciting time in your life! You and your wife, husband, or domestic partner are ready to buy a home or condo for the first time. There are a lot of things to consider when choosing an agent, and a lot of questions to ask a realtor when buying for the first time. […]

December 2, 2022

Questions To Ask A Realtor When Buying For The First Time