Chattanooga Home Sales Market
The Chattanooga homes sales market is very good. There are roughly 500 homes sales a month in Hamilton County, TN for 2017. There are 1,500 homes currently listed in Chattanooga MLS for sale. Three months of inventory is a very low historical number. Million dollar homes are selling at a record pace. 27 properties sold…Read More
Discovering Your Chattanooga Home, Work, School, Commute and Community Balance
Discovering your Chattanooga home, work, school, commute and community balance. Juggling life in 2013 is a challenge. We live in a busy and loud culture. We long for a quiet and peaceful refuge for home. Home represents security, nurture and relationship. At breakfast this morning the conversation turned to finding the “right’ area to live.…Read More
What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?
What would you tell your younger self? This is a frequently asked question of Entre Leadership podcasts from Dave Ramsey. It is a super question. I sometimes think if I could go back in time and have coffee with young Brian. What would I tell him? Here are a few topics: 1. Turn to God…Read More
What is a Broker's Price Opinion?
What is a Broker’s Price Opinion? Simply stated it is the opinion of a licensed real estate agent of the most likely sales price (value) of real property. The National Association of Realtors states a Broker’s Price Opinion (BPO) should contain 7 things in writing. They are as follows: 1. The identity of a subject…Read More
Real Estate Investor's Chattanooga House Disappears Suddenly
Real estate investor’s Chattanooga house disappears suddenly. The house was lost forever but the land remained. Let me tell the story from the beginning. An investor came into my office (circa 2004) rather exited and said “the house I bought is gone!” This statement is not the usual way a broker starts his day. I…Read More
Real Estate Brokerage Model Will Change To Accommodate Trust and Service
Real estate brokerage model will change to accommodate trust and service. Serving home buyers and sellers with trustworthy service will be a generous business for years to come. How Realtors and brokerage firms get paid will most likely change. Change is being driven by the human need for honest communication and is being facilitated by…Read More
What Are Home Buyers In Chattanooga TN Looking For?
What are home buyers in Chattanooga TN looking for? Home shoppers I am serving have unique stories. There are similar themes across the board. The buyer clients are looking for the following: 1. Saving time – less commute, more family time 2. Preserve capital – Conservative purchase, not “house poor” 3. Newer and updated –…Read More
People Connection Drives Real Estate Technology Change
People connection drives real estate technology change. The devices are faster, brighter, and upgrades rain down faster than a summer shower. All the rain is washing into creeks of social media, tablets, smartphones, and laptops. The river of technology is wide and moving pretty quickly. All of the waters of tech flow straight into the…Read More
Smart Phones Are Changing What Real Estate Agents Do
Smart phones are changing what real estate agents do. What do real estate agents do? I hear and read about the comparisons of how technology will change real estate like it did with travel industry. I cannot see the future, but I do know that what I do as a Realtor in 2013 is different…Read More
Chattanooga TN Home Sales Require Full Seller Disclosure
Chattanooga TN home sales require full seller disclosure. Full disclosure of defects and known problems is Tennessee law and applies to anyone selling residential property. This became law April 8, 1998. An outline provided by the state is located at this link. Most laws have exceptions. One of the most commonly used exceptions to this…Read More