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How to do a 1031 Exchange?

May 15, 2019

Rules & Definitions for Investors 2019Approximate Reading Time: 24 MinutesYou Are Here: Home / Learning Center / How To Do A 1031 Exchange: Rules & Definitions For InvestorsLast Updated: March 28, 2019 | Author: Benjamin Smith | Topic: 1031 ExchangeIn this article you’ll learn how to do a 1031 exchange with real estate. Topics include: 1031 exchange rules, ...

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May 2019 Market Update Coffee County TN

May 15, 2019

In the Middle Tennessee area of Coffee County , TN; the number of home sales was up 11% from 2018 to 2019. Even with limited inventory, the number of sales is increasing. Average home prices for 2019 had a 5.5% increase from 2018 YTD.The average days on the market are fairly stable this year to date vs. 2018 ...

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Buying In Seller's Market

May 15, 2019

Buying in Seller's Market By Sandra C Brown, Principal Broker Dream Catcher Realty, Sevierville, TNSeveral Conernsa) Inventory is lowb) You are competing with seasoned cash investorsc) Many cases of Multiple Offers d) Some properties are overpricedSolutions a) Get preapproved or have  proof of funds letters to submit with offerb) Have your agent do a CMA to learn true ...

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How To Pack Like A Pro

May 14, 2019

Plan ahead.Develop a master to-do list so you won’t forget something critical heading into moving day. This will also help you create an estimate of moving time and costs. Discard items you no longer want or need.Ask yourself how frequently you use an item and how you’d feel if you no longer had it. Sort ...

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New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers

May 14, 2019

First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Rent vs. BuyHome prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers are being shut out of the market due to affordability concerns.The National Association of Realtors (NAR) ...

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Tips for Negotiating in a Sellers Market

May 14, 2019

By Elizabeth Weintraub A home buyer does not want to be caught off guard in a seller's market. It's one of the reasons that the most important thing a home buyer can do is trust his or her real estate agent to advise on market conditions. If it is a seller's market, it could very difficult, ...

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7 Tips to Stay Cool and Save Money Without Touching the A/C

May 14, 2019

It's easy to just crank up the air conditioning during the hottest months of summer. Sure, the energy bill may be higher, but it's worth the extra expense to keep your home cool — right? Or are there any sure-fire ways to save money and stay cool indoors?Before you reach for the thermostat, try these DIY ...

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Pre-Qualification Letter vs. Pre-Approval Letter

May 13, 2019

What is the difference between a pre-qualification letter and a pre-approval letter?  The pre-approval letter demonstrates you are a ready, willing, and able buyer, and you are serious about purchasing a home.  Not only have you talked to a lender but you have submitted tax returns, bank statements, pay stubs, employment history, and other documentation that is ...

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The Robert Mills House and Gardens

May 13, 2019

 The name Robert Mills might not be too familiar to you, but more than likely you have seen some of his work. His most notable work is the Washington Monument. Born In Charleston, South Carolina he was one of the first American-born professional architects and the first architect to have been trained in the United States. Mills attended ...

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Pressure Washing your House

May 12, 2019

It's that time of year again! Spring cleaning inside and out! And as always pressure washing the outside adds to the curb appeal.  Below is a link to info on the basics starting with a good cleaning solution recipe! https://www.houselogic.com/organize-maintain/home-maintenance-tips/how-to-wash-your-house-maintenance-tips/...

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House Charlotte Downpayment Assistance

May 10, 2019

Program FeaturesThe HouseCharlotte program provides 5, 10, or 15-year, deferred, forgivable loans to qualified  applicant’s .  Funds can be used to cover downpayment, closing cost, and interest rate buy down.  Funding up to $10,000 for families with household income at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI) purchasing within Charlotte City limits.Funding up ...

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Out-of-State Bulk Buyers

May 09, 2019

Many local buyers usually are unaware that they may have some serious competition from buyers who reside in other states. I hav dealt with many "bulk" buyers who pay cash and no inspections. There are many times that buyers have purchased properties without even touring them. If these buyers reside in areas with expensive market properties, they may ...

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Create a Welcoming Outdoor Space with These 6 Steps

May 08, 2019

The exterior of your home is what visitors see first; it's the key to the much-important first impression. Why not make it shine just as much as the interior? You don't have to spend a lot of money to create a welcoming outdoor space both in the front of your home and in the back.With some ...

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Family Friendly Activities in the Piedmont Triad

May 07, 2019

Thinking of relocating to the Triad area of NC?  The Triad consists of the area surrounding Greensboro, Winston Salem and High Point, and offers a wide variety of activities.  Here are some popular attractions for the whole family: Lazy 5 Ranchhttps://lazy5ranch.com/North Carolina Zoological Parkhttps://www.nczoo.org/Greensboro Science Centerhttps://www.greensboroscience.org/Kaleideumhttp://north.kaleideum.org/Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe ...

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Spring Market! Time for Spring Cleaning!

May 07, 2019

 The time is here once again, especially if you plan to list your home for sale in the spring market. Time to declutter that junk closet, donate old clothes, and refresh your environment by cleaning out the old and leaving room for the new. Yes, it’s time for Spring cleaning. Here are some top projects to think ...

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No matter the technology, commercial real estate will always be a local trade

May 07, 2019

By Allen Buchanan | abuchanan@lee-associates.com | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: May 4, 2019 at 5:00 am | UPDATED: May 4, 2019 at 5:00 amWhen I started plying my trade in the early 80s, our means of sourcing new business were the phone, a Rolodex, shiny shoes, and a big smile! My, my, how things have changed.If you were ...

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BRICK HOME - CARPORT & GARAGE

May 06, 2019

Enjoy neighborhood private lakes in Middle TennesseeNice brick home, easy living on one level.   $90,000   MLS #191650Attached carport can double as a covered patio, bonus detached garage. Rooms are large, good storage in utility room. Great community. This home qualifies for $100.00 down payment program, for HUD Owned Homes, subject to a new FHA appraisal. ...

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Boomerang Buyers Are Coming Back in Bigger Numbers

May 03, 2019

A growing number of Americans who lost their homes to foreclosure or a short sale during the housing crisis are re-emerging in the housing market and buying a home again, USA Today reports. “Boomerang buyers,” as they’re nicknamed, are coming back, and some economists contend they are a critical component to driving a big uptick ...

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Five Ways to Buy a HUD Home in Charlotte NC

May 02, 2019

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty   Are you looking for a HUD home?Acquiring a Charlotte NC HUD home is excellent for many reasons. Maybe you've been dreaming of becoming an investor in real estate. Perhaps you enjoy building with your hands and would like a project, like a fixer-upper home. Or it could be ...

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How Can Buyers Buy a Home During a Spring Home Buying Frenzy?

May 02, 2019

BY ELIZABETH WEINTRAUB   A reader asks: "My wife and I tried to buy a home last spring, but every time we made an offer, somebody else beat us. Susan, my wife, thinks spring is the best time to buy, and I agree with her. But it also seems like a lot of other buyers think the same ...

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7 Plants that you want in your home!

May 02, 2019

If you have asthma and allergies, you probably believe that plants would make these worse. Hold the Phone! Here is some interesting info for the nasally challenged! Although new energy efficient homes are great, they're also more airtight than older homes. This helps keep allergens and dust inside. The good news is, there are a lots of house ...

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Heroes can own a special place with HUD's Good Neighbor Next Door Program

May 02, 2019

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HomeTalk - May 2019

May 02, 2019

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Home Maintenance Checklist

May 01, 2019

Home Maintenance ChecklistOwning and caring for a home is a big responsibility, but the right repair tools and maintenance tips allow for easy living. Smoothly navigate your home's seasonal upkeep with our home maintenance checklist and expert advice.Like a health physical, a home maintenance schedule is important for every home's upkeep and well-being. Continuing to check ...

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THDA Great Choice Plus Down Payment Assistance

May 01, 2019

It's pretty simple. If you qualify for a Great Choice Home Loan, you can apply for financial assistance with your down payment and/or closing costs up to 5%!Financial assistance comes in the form of a second mortgage loan on your home. This Great Choice Plussecond loan has no monthly payments and no interest for as long as ...

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