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By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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The figures are out today; here's the June sales report for the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors Home Sales Report Beginning 06/01/2008, Ending 06/30/2008 Single-Family Unit Sales by Price   Bedrooms Other Statistics Price 2- 3 4+ Condos Sold Residential Active Condos Active Totals 142 673 ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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The Knoxville area Realty Executives Associates offices have achieved national rankings in the latest national survey of real estate companies conducted by Realtor Magazine. There is a great video at the magazine link from industry sales leaders who are still doing business in spite of the 'doom ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Video is the newest photo tool to promote listings, yourself, and your area. To get started all you need is a digital video camera; here's some good choices from this month's Residential Specialist Magazine for CRS designess or candidates. First, most popular, cheapest, and easiest is The Flip at...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Yep, that's right it's almost election time in Knoxville and Knox County, Tenneessee. Early voting starts this Friday, July the 18th and is available daily from 10:00 am til 6:00 pm through August 2nd. For those of us that might need some practice or familiarization with the e-Slate voting machin...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Each week our local newspapers prints a list of real estate closings (sales) from the previous week as recorded in the Knox County Registrar of Deeds. Today I counted 309 residential and condo property transfers ranging in price from under $50,000 to 2 transfers over $1,000,000. Here's the price ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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For the next two Saturday nights (July 12th & 19th) the Knoxville Observers Astronomy Club will be hosting a stargazing party at nearby Norris Dam State Park If you're never been to a stargazing pary I guarantee you it will be a delightful experience for all ages. Seeing the Milky Way Galaxy undi...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Here's some good news about Knoxville, Tennessee to think about next time you pick up a newspaper or turn on your television and hear the "doom & gloom" about the so called national real estate market: 2008 - Knoxville ranked 4th on the "Best Cities for Relocating Families" list for Mid-Size Mark...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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According to data just released by Eppraisal.com, median home prices are rising is quite a few metropolitan statistical areas (MSA).  The Knoxville, Tennessee MSA is showing a 4.4% increase over the past 6 months earning us a # 47 out of the 188 MSAs calculated. Quite a change in information from...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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I was inspired to write this because of Colleen Fischesser's recent post about getting a grip and a clue about your market. We all know it's tough to maintain a positive attitude, especially when times are tough (or you think they are). I was reminded of a post I wrote a couple of years ago about...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Here's a quick, easy way to calculate your neighborhood and your home's "walk score". Your walk score is how "walkable" your location is; that is, how quickly and easily you can walk to everyday services such as drug stores, grocery, library, restaurants, dry cleaners, etc. Visit WalkScore.com to...

By Danny Thornton, WordPress Guru
(R & D Art)
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All About Knoxville Tennessee Last week I had the privaledge to attend a sneak preview of Mike Myers'The Love Guru. I never really thought about who sponsored the tickets or anything like that. When I arrived at the theater it hit me that someone had to be behind this sneak preview as "free" is n...

By Rich Dansereau
(Positive Real Estate Professionals)
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This weekend Knoxville celebrates the rich contribution of African Americans to the local art community and the community as a whole with the Kuumba Festival. Begun in 1989 by the African American Appalachian Arts, Inc. the Kuumba Festival highlights the art and artists who help to make our city ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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  Oak Ridge, Tennessee is a small town about 12 miles northwest of my home. It's a small town that has done some very big things, i.e. developed and manufactured the atomic bombs that ended World War II, leaders in nuclear research, have one of the 5 fastest supercomputers in the world, and lots ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Mortage interst rates surged in Knoxville & Farragut Tennessee this past week to a 9 month high of 6.42%. Some see this as a sign that the Federal Reserve has shifted it's focus from preventing a recession to controlling inflation. Lots of financial gurus predict a rise when the Fed meets again i...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Yep, that's right, beginning yesterday Knoxville, Tennessee is playing host to over 16,000 motorcycles and their rider(s).   The annual Honda Hoot is underway. the Hoot is an annual party for motorcycle enthusiasts from all over. However lest that many bikers in one place conjure up visions of He...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Home Sales Report Beginning 05/01/2008, Ending 05/31/2008 Single-Family Unit Sales by Price Bedrooms Other Statistics Price 2- 3 4+ Condos Sold Residential Active Condos Active Totals 148 664 258 143 14,650 2,182 Average Price (in thousands $) 88.9 184.7 290.8 165.8 266.1 225.7 Median Price (in t...

By Linda Coates
(Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace)
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Knoxville provides a wonderful area for home buyers who want it all!  It is a medium-sized city that spreads out into many surburban communities.  We enjoy all four seasons with winter temps that may dip to the 'teens and summer temps that may rise into the 90s, but most often the temperature is ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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A recent article in Money magazine lists 5 new rules for today’s homebuyers. After reading the article I found that I agree with all 5 of them. New rule 1: DO NOT try to time the bottom of this market. We may be there or close already or not. In any instance it’s very unlikely you’ll hit it at th...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Kristopher Kendrick, one the best best known of Knoxville's historical building preservationists, was honored last night at a gathering in downtown Knoxville. Knox Heritage sponsored the event attended by over 200 Kendrick fans. Kendrick began buying old buildings in Knoxville and refurbishing th...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Ah, fishing. Just the word conjures up images of sitting under a shady tree along the river bank watching that float for a nibble and enjoying the outdoors. The only thing that could make that better would be free fishing. That's right, no licenses, no bait to buy, and a free loaner rod & reel if...

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