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By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Here's the 1st Quarter Sales Report for the Greater Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS®See a comparison to the same time periods in 2006 and 2005 on my Knoxville Tennessee Real Estate Blog.Sales Report Beginning 01/01/2007, Ending 03/31/2007 Single-Family Unit Sales - Residential Other Statis...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Because of higher growth in the west Knoxville area compared to the rest of Knox County the west Knoxville school system is not surprisingly becoming overcrowded. A few years ago two new elementary schools were built and 2 years ago a new middle school. Now we have under construction a new high s...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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The Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® has been working on a huge portal website recently titled View Homes.com to display all of our listings with lots of user friendly features such as maps with a "rubber band" search of listings, links to area information, and my favorite, about 70 clips ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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According to a survey Forbes Magazine conducts annually, Knoxville ranked 5th for the second consecutive year out of 179 major cities surveyed. The 179 cities were ranked for job and income growth, business and living costs, education of the work force, migration trends and quality of life issues...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Last night in Cleveland Ohio, The University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team won their 7th national championship defeating Rutger's by a score of 59 to 46.Superstar Sophmore Candace Parker was the Vol's leading scorer with 17 points including 6 consecutive free throws in the game's final t...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Sales Report Beginning 02/01/2007, Ending 02/28/2007 Single-Family Unit Sales - Residential Other Statistics BedroomsPrice Class2 orLess34 orMoreCondoSoldResidentialActiveCondoActive$0 - $19,9990500261$20,000 - $29,9997910490$30,000 - $39,99912930920$40,000 - $49,9991410001653$50,000 - $59,999132...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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That's a pretty good tongue twister if you try to say it real fast 3 times. ;-)Pat Kitano of the "Transparent Real Estate" blog recently blogged about another blogger who is not in the real estate business but just recently sold his house and bought another.Barry Ritholtz, who writes a financial ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Most of you know Fred Thompson as a actor who currently plays New York District Attorney Arthur Branch on the television series "Law and Order". But besides being an accomplished actor (The Hunt For Red October, Thunderheart, Line of Fire & several others) former US Senator Fred Thompson is also ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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I'm over in Nashville, Tennessee for a couple of days attending our yearly Tennessee Association of REALTORS Spring Conference. Today I sat in on a talk by super savvy Colorado attorney/Realtor Oliver Franscona who talked about "Misrepresentation, Fraud, and Disclosure" Oliver is co-author of a g...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Setting in our garage is a pair of Toyota Prius (Prii), the ultra hybrid car that produces about 60% less emissions that a similar mid-sized 'regular' sedan. Mine is the Silver Pine Mica color pictured; my wife's is black. These 'way cool' cars are not only green, they're great to drive as well. ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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If you live near the equator, which most of us do not, your days and night are about the same length each; roughly 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness. For those of us that live in other latitudes our days and nights become shorter and longer as the seasons change. The closer you live t...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Today was graduation day........I graduated with the class of Thursday-Friday, March 2-3 staging school. My diploma says I'm now qualified to "consult real estate clients and make recommendations in preparing the property for sale."Great class taught by master stager Jackie Riggins, a former trai...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Staging is catching on in the real estate marketing world as a viable concept to get your house sold faster and for more money; two subjects near & dear to most seller's hearts and wallets. Here's a link to a recent blog I wrote about how to stage your house so it rises above the competition, app...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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After running AP and other wire service stories for months now trumpeting gloom and doom for real estate nationwide, our local newspaper, The Knoxville News-Sentinel, finally got the LOCAL real estate news and forecast right.This article, "What Housing Bubble?" took up 1/2 of the front page and w...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Sales Report Beginning 01/01/2007, Ending 01/31/2007 Single-Family Unit Sales - Residential   Other Statistics   Bedrooms   Price Class 2 orLess 3 4 orMore   CondoSold ResidentialActive CondoActive $0 - $19,999 6 3 0   0 21 1 $20,000 - $29,999 4 3 0   0 67 0 $30,000 - $39,999 6 8 1   0 96 0 $40,...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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I've been involved in real estate investing for fun and profit over the past few years. One thing I've learned to be very true is that you make your profit when you buy a piece of property; you collect when you sell it.I think, like real estate sales, a lot of people, Realtors included, watch too...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Apparently our recent blogging about referral fees and relocation companies have sparked some interest in the press; Inman News is doing a 3 part feature titled "Inside look at change in relocation industry", Unfortunately it's tucked away behind the members only screen so I believe you have to b...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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...............and in January I believe it will equal a lot more sales.Since the first of this year I've been noticing a pretty big change in the days my website, KnoxvilleMLS.com gets most of its traffic.In 2006 the bulk of my visitors were coming during the week with my most heavily trafficked ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Knoxville Association of REALTORS®                                    609 Weisgarber Road                                                           Knoxville, TN 37919                                                           PH# 865-584-8647                                                       ...

By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
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Knoxville Association of REALTORS®                                       609 Weisgarber Road                                                           Knoxville, TN 37919                                                           PH# 865-584-8647                                                    ...

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