Many, if not most, Shelby County property owners were at least mildly shocked by the Assessor's new 2017 property valuations. Some were shocked much more powerfully, seeing their valuations rise 35, 50, or ever 100% over the Assessor valuation from … [Read More...]
Battling for the few available properties in a seller's market
A seller's market occurs when housing demand exceeds supply. I am only speaking from my Memphis niche, but we are in the strongest seller's market I have seen in 20 years. In a seller's … [Read More...]
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) has released sales information for December, 2016 and end of year. It's been an interesting year, and I think 2017 will be a good year for real estate sales.
Unit sales increased 10% in 2016 … [Read More...]
It's a great feeling to get an offer on your home, but there can be a lot of details that go into seeing the negotiation through to completion. If your home is currently on the market and you're expecting buyers to snap it up soon, here's what you'll … [Read More...]
Paint Color Tips That Can Help You Sell Your Home
It's important to remember that when a home is put up for sale it should appeal to as many people as possible. Sometimes those flashy paint colors the owners grew up with will not charm new … [Read More...]
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors has released residential sales data for September and year to date 2016. Data is from recorded deeds in Shelby, Fayette, and Tipton Counties. You can download the full report HERE.
Sales are up!
September … [Read More...]
What better time than an election year to read the U.S. Constitution?
I have a limited number of pocket sized copies of the U.S. Constitution FREE for my readers and clients. Just complete the form below, and I will send you one (while supplies … [Read More...]
Feeling the Squeeze of Rising Rents?
Here Are 3 Reasons You Should Consider Buying a Starter Home
With real estate becoming more affordable, new homes selling in a range of prices, and the cost of rent going up, there has never been a better time … [Read More...]
5 Mistakes That Will Instantly Turn Home Buyers Away - and How to Avoid Making Them
If you're preparing to sell your home you've likely heard many tips and tricks to help close quickly, however few people will ever tell you what you're doing … [Read More...]
5 Signs That Fixer-Upper Might Be a Money Pit
Deals are always appealing, especially in a hot market. So if you're looking to buy a house and you see the chance to nab a fixer-upper for a low price, you'll be tempted. Just be careful – sometimes … [Read More...]
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