West Knoxville House Hunters – Montgomery Cove Homes For Sale

In this edition of “West Knoxville House Hunters,” we look at 3 homes for sale in Montgomery Cove all priced below $570,000. The Montgomery Cove subdivision is a luxury neighborhood located in Farragut. It has a community pool, clubhouse, and community dock. Be sure to check out what these Farragut homes for sale have to offer.

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12410 Amberset Drive Knoxville, TN 37922

List Price: $569,900

MLS Number: 859930

Details: 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Bonus Room

Square Feet: 4,169

Year Built: 2005

Features: This West Knoxville home has been kept in wonderful condition.  It has a large two story foyer and and open floor plan. The family room has a gas fire place, vaulted ceilings, and built in bookshelves. the kitchen is large with a bar area and bright eat-in area. The kitchen also has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, tile back splash, and tons of cabinet space. The master suite has hardwood floors, trey ceiling, and tons of nature light. The master bath has a jetted tub and large shower. This home has 3 more large bedrooms and a large bonus room. This West Knoxville home for sale also has a great deck overlooking its wonderful backyard. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

Can You Afford To Buy A West Knoxville Home For Sale?

images Can You Afford To Buy A West Knoxville Home For Sale?Perhaps, you’re sick of renting. Perhaps, you’ve gotten the itch to buy a West Knoxville home for sale, and even gone as far as doing some potential browsing. Still, news of home prices risings and interest rates increasing could leave you wondering, can I even afford to buy a West Knoxville home for sale?

The good news is that you most likely can buy a West Knoxville home for sale, if you have decent credit and stable income. Let’s delve a bit further in a few of the things that could be causing you to worry whether or not you can buy a West Knoxville home for sale.

One thing that often worries buyers is home prices. Should you go ahead and buy a West Knoxville home for sale? Did you already miss the record low home prices? Yes, home prices have risen, but don’t let this be the driving force in when you buy a West Knoxville home for sale. Buy a home when you’re ready to buy. It’s as simple as that. The stars don’t need to align. You’ll just know the time is right and the rest will fall into place. Home prices won’t rise that significantly that it will make buying a home impossible. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

West Knoxville House Hunters – Mallard Bay Homes For Sale Below $640,000

In this edition of “West Knoxville House Hunters,” we look at 3 homes for sale in Mallard Bay. This West Knoxville neighborhood is located in the Farragut area. Mallard Bay is a waterfront, luxury living community with a private boat dock, community pool, and community clubhouse. Be sure to check out what these Mallard Bay homes for sale have to offer.

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12122 Mallard Bay Drive, Knoxville, TN 37922

List Price: $638,867

MLS Number: 855498

Details: 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Bonus Room

Square Feet: 6,078

Year Built: 2005

Features: This Farragut homes for sale has a beautifully landscaped backyard and level lot. The main level has gorgeous hardwood floors and an open floor plan. The kitchen is large with tons of cabinet and counter space. It also has granite counter tops, tile back splash, stainless steel appliances, a center island, and eat-in area. The family room has two story ceilings, a gas fire place, and tons of natural light. The master suite is located on the main level and has hardwood floors. The master bath has granite counter tops, double sink, a jetted tub, and walk in shower. This home has 3 more spacious bedrooms, along with a large bonus room. This home has has a covered backyard to enjoy its pristine yard. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

Sell Your West Knoxville Home Fast With These 5 Quick Fixes

Home Repair 300x300 Sell Your West Knoxville Home Fast With These 5 Quick FixesPrior to putting your West Knoxville home on the market, it can be difficult to decide what needs to be done to your home. The determination of how much you want to improve your home so it sells fast can largely depend on your budget and your timeline. If you’re planning on putting your West Knoxville home up for sale this spring, here are a few improvements that will help your West Knoxville home sell fast, but won’t break the bank.

Get Carpets Cleaned

Replacing all of the carpeting in your West Knoxville home can be pricey. In many cases, a simple cleaning can go a long way on carpets. It can help get rid of lingering odors, particularly, if you have pets. It can also get out some of the day to day grime carpets can collect over time.

Go Neutral

A fresh coat of paint can go a long way when it comes to selling your West Knoxville home. Bright colors can be distracting to buyers, so a new, neutral paint job can be helpful to help sell your home fast. As you paint, fill in any holes and cracks and walls will look brand new. If you don’t want to repaint the entire house, a touch up job can go a long way as well. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

Why You Need A Great Realtor To Sell Your West Knoxville Home For Sale

8391945539 842dc60145 z 253x300 Why You Need A Great Realtor To Sell Your West Knoxville Home For SaleSelling your West Knoxville home is much more than just hiring an agent and sticking a sign in your front yard. (If only it were that easy!)  A great West Knoxville Realtor may do much more than you realize to sell your West Knoxville home for sale. If you’re still on the fence about hiring an Realtor or about the importance of hiring the right Realtor, here is why you need a great (not just a good or okay) agent to sell your West Knoxville home for sale.

First, a great West Knoxville Realtor is armed with all sorts of valuable information about the Knoxville real estate market. A Realtor will know the current market in your area, be familiar with comparable West Knoxville homes that have sold, and be familiar with current mortgage requirements. So, why does this matter so much? Price is a huge factor when it comes to selling your West Knoxville home. An experienced agent will help you price your home so that it sells at the best price possible in the quickest amount of time.

A great West Knoxville Realtor will also help you prepare your home to get it ready to sell. For those sellers that are unsure about what needs to be done to get their home ready to sell, a Realtor can offer tried and true advice. Realtors are in the Knoxville real estate market day in and day out, so they know what buyers are looking for. Having a market ready home can make your West Knoxville home sell fast. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

West Knoxville House Hunters – Smithfield Homes For Sale Below $590,000

In this edition of “West Knoxville House Hunters,” we look at 3 homes for sale in Smithfield, a neighborhood located in Farragut. The Smithfield subdivision is located right in the heart of Farragut, making it close to everything. This Farragut neighborhood has a community pool and club house. If you’re looking for homes for sale in Farragut, be sure to check out these Smithfield homes for sale.

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409 Heathermoor Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934

List Price: $589,900

MLS Number: 871159

Details: 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Bonus Room

Square Feet: 4,194

Year Built: 1997

Features: This Farragut home for sale has so much to offer buyers. This home for sale has been kept in like new condition and has many upgrades. The main level has a two story foyer, beautiful hardwood floors, and an open floor plan. The family room is two stories as well and is full of natural light. It also has a gas fire place. The kitchen has tile backs splash, smooth surface counter top, stainless steel appliances and a gas cook top. There is also a center island and eat-in area. The master suite is located on the main level. It has a large attached bath with double sinks, a jetted tub, and separate shower. There are 3 more remaining bedrooms, a large bonus room, and 3 full baths. This home also has a private wooded backyard and a great patio. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

Clean Your Knoxville Home Like A Pro With These Spring Cleaning Tips

7029766117 05cd23fb5b z Clean Your Knoxville Home Like A Pro With These Spring Cleaning TipsWith spring like weather finally coming to Knoxville after a historically cold and snowy winter, it’s that time of year when many homeowners think about completing some spring cleaning, particularly those who are thinking about putting their Knoxville home up for sale. If tackling some spring cleaning has been on your list of things to do, here are some tips of how to clean your Knoxville home like a pro.

Knoxville Spring Cleaning Tip #1 – Stop Neglecting Your Baseboards

Baseboards are a often neglected cleaning task in every Knoxville home, mostly due to the fact the can be a real pain to clean. To do a good clean on your baseboards, vacuum your baseboards using the brush attachment. Then, wipe down with a damp rag covered in water and a little dish soap. To nix any scuff or tough dirt marks, utilize the magic of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers. If you really hate the bending that comes with cleaning the baseboards in your Knoxville home, consider investing in a Baseboard Buddy. Or, to rig one up yourself take a Swiffer and a sheet of fabric softener. The fabric softener will attract dirt.

Knoxville Spring Cleaning Tip #2 – Clean Those Dusty Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans can be another much neglected item in many Knoxville homes. Fans can collect tons of dust, making them a real pain to clean. To clean ceiling fans in your home, cover the area below with an old sheet to catch stray dust. Then, make use of an old pillow case to collect all the dust. Lightly spray the pillow case with some water and vinegar (use a spray bottle with filled with water and two tablespoons of vinegar). Put the pillow case over each blade of the fan to collect the dust, then wipe each blade with a damp cloth covered in the vinegar and water mixture. For those not wanting to climb up on a later, utilize a Swiffer Duster of ceiling fan duster to knock the dust off the fan. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

5 Pieces Of Real Estate Advice You Shouldn’t Take

5985974767 78bf56d790 o 5 Pieces Of Real Estate Advice You Shouldnt TakeWhen it comes to buying or selling a Knoxville home, there is a great deal of advice out there. Everywhere from friends to family members to the guy serving you your morning coffee seems to have real estate advice for you. While some advice can be good, other nuggets of wisdom can be altogether bad. If you’re thinking about buying or selling a Knoxville home this year, here are 5 pieces of real estate advice that you shouldn’t take.

You’ll Need To Put At Least 20% Down

The mortgage world can be confusing, so when some offers you mortgage advice, take it with a grain of salt. Down payment requirements vary when it comes to buying a Knoxville home for sale. It all depends on income, credit scores, among other things. Buyers are able to buy a home with no money down or with as little as 3.5% down, it all really depends on the buyer. If you have the assets to put money down, you can put as little or as much money down on a Knoxville home as you want. Talk with a trusted loan officer to see what options you qualify for. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

West Knoxville House Hunters – Farragut Homes For Sale Below $350,000

In this edition of “West Knoxville House Hunters,” we look at three homes for sale in the Farragut area. The Farragut area of West Knoxville has a fabulous location, close to shopping and many restaurants. Farragut has a wide variety of housing options, so be sure to check our these West Knoxville homes for sale.

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List Price: $349,900

MLS Number: 880639

Details: 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Bonus Room

Square Feet: 3,078

Year Built: 2001

Features: This all brick West Knoxville home for sale has a great open floor plan on the main level. The family room has hardwood floors, a gas fire place, and vaulted ceilings. The kitchen has tile floors, granite counter tops, and stainless steel appliances. It also has an bar area and eat-in area. The master suite has tons of space, with a large attached walk-in closet and master bath. The master bath has double vanities, a large tub, and separate shower. The remaining 3 bedrooms are spacious as well and there is a large bonus room. This Farragut home has neutral paint throughout and has been kept in great condition. It also has a level, fenced in backyard with a great deck. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

How To Make A Small Room In Your Knoxville Home Appear Larger

10064540706 10e5d4ef79 z How To Make A Small Room In Your Knoxville Home Appear LargerEveryone Knoxville homeowner has one room in their home that is small and difficult to decorate. Whether you’re in process of getting your Knoxville home ready to sell or just in the midst of redecorating, here is how to make a small room appear larger in your Knoxville home.

Choose The Right Color Scheme

When it comes to choosing a paint color for a small room in your Knoxville home, choose a light color. Dark colors can make a room look drastically small. Pastels, neutrals, and white are all colors that can help a room look larger.

Go Monochromatic

Using monochromatic colors can help a small room look larger. Utilizing varying shades and patterns of the same color can give variation to a room, without trying to conflict to many colors that can make a room look small.

Take Advantage Of Natural Light

A small room can look significantly larger with the help of some natural light. Be sure to take advantage of any natural light to help open up a small room. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Kati Smenner

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