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    What Are Closing Costs

    By Chattanooga Property Shop | February 14, 2023

    What You Should Know About Closing Costs Before you buy a home, it’s important to plan ahead. While most buyers consider how much they need to save for a down payment, many are surprised by the closing costs they have to pay. To ensure you aren’t caught off guard when it’s time to close on your home,... Read More

    First Time Home Buyer Seminar

    By Chattanooga Property Shop | September 12, 2022

    Register For Our Event Join our Chattanooga Property Shop team along with mortgage and home inspection experts to learn everything you need to know about the home buying process. Open to anyone who is considering starting the home buying process anytime in the future. WHERE: 1830 Washington Street Chattanooga, TN 37408 When: October 19th 5:30-7:30... Read More

    Why We Will Not See A Wave of Foreclosures in This Real Estate Market

    By Chattanooga Property Shop | January 6, 2022

    The Real Estate Market Is In Good Shape When mortgage forbearance plans were first announced and the pandemic surged through the country in early 2020, many homeowners were allowed to pause their mortgage payments. Some analysts were concerned that once the forbearance program ended, the housing market would experience a wave of foreclosures like what... Read More

    Is 2020 The Year To Buy The (Early) Retirement Home?

    By Chattanooga Property Shop | October 13, 2020

    Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to wait until they retired to make a move to the beach, the golf course, or the senior living community they were looking to settle into for their later years in life.... Read More

    It’s Not Just About the Price of the Home

    By Meghan Massey | September 7, 2020

    When most of us begin searching for a home, we naturally start by looking at the price. It’s important, however, to closely consider what else impacts the purchase. It’s not just the price of the house that matters, but the overall cost in the long run. Today, that’s largely impacted by low mortgage rates. Low... Read More

    Why Buyers Are Seeing a Bidding War in 2020

    By Chattanooga Property Shop | July 15, 2020

    Low interest rates, the eagerness of buyers who have waited to purchase, combined with a still affordable  and robust housing market has created a push for home ownership within several generations of people. With businesses reopening throughout the country and some experts indicating early signs of a much-anticipated economic recovery, we have seen more home... Read More

    Why Work With A Buyer Specialist

    By Chattanooga Property Shop | April 16, 2020

    Buyer Specialist, Buying Agent, Buyer’s Agent… there are many terms that are used to describe the role of the real estate agent who assists buyers when they are purchasing a home. And while there are many names for that role, there are also just as many opinions about the necessity of using a buyer specialist... Read More

    Gorgeous One of A Kind Home On Missionary Ridge

    By Chattanooga Property Shop | April 9, 2020

    Set high on Missionary Ridge, overlooking both downtown Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain as well as north, sits a rare gem of a home.  Built in 1970 by famed architect Harold W. Levitt who built homes for the likes of Dean Martin and Stephen Spielberg, this stunning home not only features 8.5 acres of gorgeous grounds... Read More

    How to Know If It is Time to Buy A House

    By Chattanooga Property Shop | November 8, 2018

    In the age of information, it can be a little daunting to make any kind of decision. From where to eat dinner to buying a pair of shoes, not only are our options seemingly limitless, the reviews and opinions of the world are available to  us at the touch of a keyboard or swipe of... Read More

    Cryptocurrency in Real Estate

    By Chattanooga Property Shop | July 12, 2018

    From the Keller Williams International blog…     “In 2017, the first entire real estate transaction via bitcoin was completed in Texas. The broker, satisfied with the process, said, “In all of my 33 years of closing transactions, I honestly couldn’t have expected something so unique to go so smoothly. In a matter of 10 minutes, the... Read More