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Many people are eager to buy a home right now while affordability continues to be a highlight of the current housing market. However, a recent survey by Sparks Research shows that 20% of first-time homebuyers cite a lack of financial education as a barrier to homeownership. This is definitely understandable. If you don’t feel comfortable with the financial process of buying a home, it’s hard to make a confident decision. In fact, four in five homebuyers say they need help to understand wh... read more

PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST

Posted by Town and Country Realty on October 22, 2020 in  Area Events
PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST Halloween is right around the corner, so to get in on the autumnal celebrations, the Kingsport Farmers Market is hosting a Pumpkin Carving Contest! Come show off your carving or decorating skills, and you may even win a prize.Categories - Best Carved PumpkinBest Decorated Pumpkin* (12 & under)Prize -The best pumpkin in each category will win a $25 Visa gift card & tickets for one vehicle to Downtown Kingsport Association's November 14 Drive-in Movie Night.Pump... read more

The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

Posted by Brooke Price on October 21, 2020 in  uncategorized
Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American, just reported: “Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the coronavirus is the housing market. Housing has experienced a strong V-shaped recovery and is now exceeding pre-pandemic levels.” Buyer demand is... read more
The 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery. The question is, will this positive trend continue throughout the rest of the year, especially given the uncertainty around the current health crisis, the upcoming election, and more? Here’s a look at what several industry-leading experts have to say. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist, National Association of Realtors “Home sales continue to amaze, and there are plenty of buyers in t... read more

Tips For A Quick Sale

Posted by Town and Country Realty on October 16, 2020 in  Useful Information
Planning To Sell Your Home In 2020 Or 2021?  Use These Tips For Better Listing Strategies To Sell Your Home Faster!   GOOD LISTING PHOTOGRAGHS         First impressions happen online, so high-quality, professional images are a must.  Having poor quality or too few photos on your listing will immediately put off potential buyers. Good photos that represent all areas of your home will really help your listing stand out from the competition. PRICE YOUR LISTIN... read more
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