Selling Your Home

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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Nov. 3, 2023

Are Realtors Conspiring to Keep Commissions High?

A past clients asked me about the National Association of Realtors (NAR) loosing a lawsuit over conspiring to keep commission costs artificially high.  The case said that NAR rules and corporate practices lead to set pricing.  The crazy thing is that NAR internally in their conferences and meetings ...

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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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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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Sept. 19, 2022

August Chattanooga Home Sales Report

Chattanooga homes sales and Chattanooga pending home sales were down in August 2022.  Funny enough, the Chattanooga median sale price was still up 11% despite lower home sale sales.  Housing becoming more expensive due to rising interest rates and low inventory is why home prices are still rising ...

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Aug. 7, 2022

Home Mortgage Rates Went Down the 1st Week in August

Home mortgage rates lowered on Monday after the Federal Reserve announced that it would raise interest rates last week.  The Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates in order to get inflation under control as it was as high as 11.3% in June.  Mortgage broker, Chad Harris ...

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July 26, 2022

Chattanooga Real Estate Market Updates

The national median sales price of current homes has reached $400,000 for the first time - 15% higher than that a year ago based on the National Association of Realtors reports.

Even if existing home sales are declining nationwide, the housing supply has been slowly increasing, with inventories thatare ...

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April 29, 2022

Buying a Home Now vs. Buying a Home One Year from Now

As a home buyer, you are probably wondering if this is the right time to buy a home. With interest rates rising, some think housing prices may go down.  I personally do not think they will go down much and other experts agree with me, but let's say ...

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May 7, 2021

The Difference that Staging a Home to Sell Makes

The Difference that Staging a Home to Sell Makes

I put a home on the market for a good friend of mine and an investor for less than 24 hours before I told her that we could get more money for the home without it looking like a bachelor pad ...

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April 15, 2021

What's Best for You When Selling Your Home? Part 2

What's Best for You When Selling Your Home? Part 2

In part 1, we looked at presenting, pricing, and marketing your home professionally as being key to getting you multiple offers on your Chattanooga home.  We also looked at the value of having a professional presentation and at ...

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