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Understanding Market Correction in West Knoxville

Real Estate Market Correction in West Knoxville: How It Affects Homebuying Part 1

Are you a first-time homebuyer? Learn how to navigate the competitive market by understanding market correction in West Knoxville.

We’ve Made Improvements To The Site!

Spring Is On Its Way… …and so is your new home in Tennessee. Since 2006, we’ve strived to consistently innovate the online buying real estate experience. Recently, we renamed our blog to, well, The Blog. Why? We want you to think of The Blog more like an online magazine than […]

Is The Fall and Winter A Good Time To Buy A West Knoxville Home?

I was recently meeting with a buyer to talk about buying a home in West Knoxville. While we were talking about the type of housing they were wanting to buy. They asked me is now a good time to buy or should we wait until Spring? I told them in […]

West Knoxville Real Estate Market: Pending Home Sales Increase

Pending home sales in West Knoxville, and in other areas of the country, have been trending upwards over the past year in a uneven, but meaningful pattern, according to a news release from the National Association of Realtors which was published last week. This assessment is based on recent data […]

Real Estate Market Update: 2011 Foreclosure Numbers Are In

The numbers are in. That is, the 2011 Year End Foreclosure Report put out by RealtyTrac, and online resource solely dedicated to foreclosure statistics and sales across the United States. So, what do these numbers mean for the Knoxville real estate market, and other areas of the nation? Check out the […]

BOA To Increase The Amount Of Short Sales 60-70%

Recently, CDPE author and Charfen Institute CEO Alex Charfen hosted an exclusive broadcast with Bob Hora, Senior Vice President of Mortgage Servicing at Bank of America Home Loans. Bob Hora provided insight into Bank of America’s evolving approach to managing their distressed mortgage portfolio, which includes plans to increase short […]

Presidential Candidates Blasted for Views on Housing

In a recent blog post, CNBC’s Diana Olick slams the Republican presidential candidates’ plans for solving the nation’s housing crisis. Political beliefs aside, Olick makes some astute observations regarding the bank’s preferences for short sales over foreclosures and the important role that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac play in keeping […]

Buy A West Knoxville Home Now 5 Reasons Why

Have you been thinking about buying a West Knoxville home but are unsure whether now is a good time to buy? Consider these 5 GREAT reasons to buy a West Knoxville home now: 1. Affordable home index of 83% — that means 83% of everyone working in West Knoxville can […]

West Knoxville Home Values Are You Using Fuzzy Math?

With the internet it has made it alot easier to search for homes and obtain information about properties. I was reading an interest article in Smart Money about people obtaining property values on homes on line. The article went to say that big national sites like Zillow and Trulia people […]