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By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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They're here........fixed mortgage interest rates below 5%! If you're in the market for a new house or condo NOW would be a great time to get in the market and buy one. Here's why that's such a big deal. In November the average sale price of a 3 bedroom home in Knoxville was $155,600. This beauti...

By Gayle Balaban, E. TN Waterfront Real Estate
(The Best Spot Realty/Waterfront Real Estate/Ooltewah Real E)
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Rich has been a wonderful person to come to know.  I have only recently made his acquaintance; sometime this spring here on Active Rain.  http://activerain.com/blogs/richd   I feel as if I already know Rich well as a result of his sensitive and caring blogs.  He has offered me support in a variet...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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This past week had a total of 137 property transfers in all prices ranges from over one million dollars to some under $50,000 There's a great selection of homes for sale in the greater Knoxville, Tennessee area and terrific mortgage rates in the 5% range are available too. This stately 2 story h...

By Danny Thornton, WordPress Guru
(R & D Art)
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That is actually how long that it takes for everything to change. This post is more of a rant that a post. Hopefully, though, the message will stand loud and clear. Tonight woke me up to that very fact. Rich's mom, Carolyn owns a business here in Knoxville, Tennessee. She does like the rest of us...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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"Going green" is not only very fashionable these days; it's also a great way to save money and impact our environment less. Here's 10 things we've done that most anyone else can do one or more of. Added extra insulation overhead to R-38. This nifty calculator from Oak Ridge National Laboratories ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Last night (Friday, Dec. 5) was Knoxville' annual Christmas Parade. Even though it was around 30 degrees the Saturday news said they estimated the crowds at 35,000.  I think that was a great turnout for such a cold night but.....Santa Claus was there and it is Christmas. There were lots of kids o...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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If you still have Thanksgiving turkey left over here's a few quick and easy recipes to deliciously get rid of it. One of my favorites I fixed last night. Grilled Turkey Rubens, serves 2 4 slices rye bread 1/2 cup sauerkraut 2 slices of Swiss cheese 1,000 island dressing turkey Butter or apply sp...

By Rich Dansereau
(Positive Real Estate Professionals)
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In addition to the University of Tennessee, the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, and the Ijams Nature Center, Knoxville is home to several animal rescue organizations. In this post, I want to highlight the good work that the volunteers do at the Wolf Creek Weimaraner Rescue, Inc. This organizati...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
Comments 3
If you are you’re in good company. Currently the Knoxville Area Association of Realtor’s Multiple Listing System (MLS) has 11,576 active residential listings and 1,743 condos which have all been for sale an average time of 108 days. That’s a very clear sign to me that we’re in a strong buyer’s ma...

By Sherry Wheeler, Serious Help For YOUR Real Estate Needs
(United Real Estate Solutions)
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A local loan officer just informed me that beginning 2009, many lenders are requiring a 6 month reserve before financing a 2nd home.  This could be huge on the vacation/rental markets.  If you know of anyone thinking of buying a second property they need to do it now.

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
Comments 1
The Knox Country Registrar of Deeds office recorded the following real estate transactions in Knox County this past week. More than $1,000,000                 1 $1,000,000 to $500,000              6 $300,000 to $500,000               15 $200,000 to $300,000               36 $150,000 to $200,000  ...

By Christine McInerney, The McInerney Team, Knoxville TN Homes For Sale
(Great Life RE)
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  Here I sit preparing and anxiously waiting for my first National Association of Realtors Conference in my hotel in Orlando, FL after awaking in a "Twitter-like" state.  I think I have officially reached Social Media overload- I was dreaming in Twitter!  I woke up with my heart beating fast and ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
Comments 3
A Certified Resdiential Specialist (CRS) is a Realtor who has earned the National Assocation of Realtor's highest designation for residential real estate. As of September 30, 2008, NAR's membership is 1,251,826. Only about 37,000 of that number have earned the CRS designation. Currently there are...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
Comments 3
One of the great things the www has brought to everyone is access to cool webcams all over the country and the world. Here's a few if you want to add some realism to your daydreams. I didn't realize these things were so common and so....everywhere. Big brother is here. Jackson Hole, Wyoming (and ...

By Christine McInerney, The McInerney Team, Knoxville TN Homes For Sale
(Great Life RE)
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   Lately I have seen and commented on several posts about the benefits of using real estate teams.  As a member of a highly efficient Real Estate team myself, I am a huge proponent.  Together we are Christine McInerney and Jennifer Halinkowski of Team McIn-Kowski with Southland GMAC Real Estate....

By Christine McInerney, The McInerney Team, Knoxville TN Homes For Sale
(Great Life RE)
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BRRRR...Winter is encroaching, the days are becoming shorter, the air is cooler, and our monthly energy costs could be on the rise.  However, by following these simple and inexpensive energy saving tips you can not only reduce your Carbon Footprint but save money at the same time. Going Green is...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
Comments 3
Here's 5 secrets that will help you find the best price and terms on your new home or condo purchase. Shop for real estate listings with "Reduced" or "Price Reduced" sign riders or ads. In my long experience as a real estate broker I've observed if someone will come down on price once they will u...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
Comments 3
Most every fall we take one of the annual color cruises on nearby Norris Lake. Operated and narrated by a ranger from Norris Dam State Park, these cruises take you places you can only access by boat. Friends of Norris Dam State Park donated this pontoon boat for park use. This past Friday wasn't ...

By Richard Barbee
(Realty Executives Assoc)
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It is very easy to lose heart.  It is far too easy. Steadfast is one of my favorite words.  Can you see this word in action?  A traveler, stepping against the chilling winds, lowers his head with total resolve to move forward.  No steep road or falling rain could penetrate his decision to break t...

By Rich Dansereau
(Positive Real Estate Professionals)
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This Saturday, the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama rolls into Knoxville to face the University of Tennessee Volunteers. In my honest opinion, this is the premier rivalry in the SEC. From the heartbreaking Volunteer loss to Alabama (27-7) on October 20, 1962 at the dedication game of Ne...

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