Buying a Home

July 4, 2024

3 Reasons Why It Is a Good time to Buy a Home

Around the country, you have probably heard that home sales are down a little.  The crazy thing is that home sales are not down in Chattanooga.  We continue to have a strong home buyer demand as home buyers are waiting in the wings for homes to come on ...

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March 7, 2024

Why Having a Realtor is Like Having a Superhero Sidekick in the Home-Buying Adventure

Why Having a Realtor is Like Having a Superhero Sidekick in the Home-Buying Adventure

So, you've got dreams of scoring the perfect home sweet home, right? It's like plotting your own little happily-ever-after on a blueprint. But let's be real – navigating the labyrinth of real estate ...

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Jan. 24, 2024

What's in store for Chattanooga Real Estate 2024

In 2024 the Walldorfs will have some great new homes coming on the market that we are excited to sell in North Chattanooga, in Riverview, and on Lookout Mountain.

2024 will be the year of lower interest rates.  The 8% interest rate in October/November is behind us. In ...

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Sept. 29, 2023

Incentives When Buying a New Home Are At a 4 Year High

Incentives when buying a new home are at a 2 year high.  
The problem for most new construction home buyers over the past 2 years is that they have not had any leverage to negotiate.  New construction home buyers would love to be able to get a little ...

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Sept. 15, 2023

Common Questions Home Buyers Ask

Here are the common questions that home buyers ask in 2023:

  1. How Do I Afford a Home? Many homebuyers are concerned about rising home prices and whether they could afford to buy a home in their desired location. Low housing affordability can be a significant barrier to homeownership.  As ...

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Aug. 15, 2023

How to find a home when inventory is low

Finding a home in a low-inventory real estate market can be challenging, but with some strategic planning and persistence, you can increase your chances of success. Here are some tips to help you navigate this situation:
    1    Work with a Real Estate Agent: An experienced real estate agent ...

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Aug. 10, 2023

The National Association of Realtor Real Estate Forecast

The National Association of Realtor Real Estate Forecast

You may not know, but the housing industry was in a recession from 1st quarter of 2021 until the 1st quarter of 2023.  The number of home sales went down a good bit (due to home inventory shortages and then later ...

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May 18, 2023

How to Buy a Home From Start to Finish Part 2

Buying a Home from Start to Finish Part 2
Once you find the home you like, step 5 of buying a home is putting an offer on the home.
Your Realtor will send you homes that sold like the home that you want to buy in order to help guide ...

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May 16, 2023

How to Buy a Home From Start to Finish Part 1

How to Buy a Home from Start to Finish Part 1

Step 1 is to find yourself an Accredited Buyer’s Representative.  Someone who has the ABR Designation.  You want a Realtor who has taken extra education to represent you well when you buy a home.


Step 2 is ...

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March 18, 2023

Chattanooga Home Buyers Are More Nervous in 2023

In the last month, I have seen the uncertainty in the market make some home buyers more nervous.  Don’t get me wrong, people are still buying homes in the Chattanooga area and home prices are still pretty stable.  1 year ago, a seller had the option to easily ...

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