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3 Ways you Can Stop Foreclosure

3 Ways You Can Stop Foreclosure There is nothing worse than the feeling you get when your mortgage payment is due, and you can’t pay. If you don't pay your mortgage, you risk foreclosure on your home. It happens to many more people than you'd think. Even though you may be scared to death about [...]

What is the Difference Between a Foreclosure and a Short Sale?

What's the Difference Between a Foreclosure vs. a Short Sale? When the real estate market fell apart a decade ago “For Sale” signs popped up everywhere. A rider indicating either a Foreclosure or Short Sale was often attached. While most people understood what a foreclosure was, they scratched their heads at the words “short sale.” [...]

The Best Time Of Year To Sell Your Home in Atlanta

What's the Best Time of Year to Sell Your Home in Atlanta? The short answer is...there is no short answer. There are typically two schools of thought – list your property when sales are usually higher; or, list your property when there are fewer properties for sale so your house can stand out and have [...]

How to Sell a Home with a Lien

How to Sell a Home with a Lien on it If you're trying to sell your home but it has a lien on it, here is what you should do:   If you’ve ever sold a home, you know how lengthy and stressful the process can be even when both parties bring no obstacles to [...]

What to Expect when Buying a Foreclosure Home

What to Expect When Buying a Foreclosure Home Buying a home facing foreclosure, a.k.a. “pre-foreclosure,” is often thought of as a great way to get an incredible deal on a property that may otherwise be much more expensive. This can be true to an extent, but it can also be a tedious process to move [...]

How to Find the Best Home Buying Company in Atlanta

How to Find the Best Home Buying Company in Atlanta Let’s face it – Selling a home can be a total pain! Atlanta is a hot market right now, but many buyers are looking for turn-key homes. If your house needs a lot of repairs, you may not get the best price for it in [...]

2019 Summer Weekend Activities In Knoxville, TN

Top Summer 2019 Weekend Activities – Knoxville, TN by New Again Houses Knoxville   Are you looking for fun things to do on the weekends this summer? I have said it before, and I’ll say it again - There is so much to do in Knoxville, TN! Consider checking out Knoxville if you're looking for [...]

The State of the Selling Market in 2019

The State of the Tri-Cities TN Selling Market in 2019 2019 is shaping up to be a good year to sell your home in the Tri-Cities. Although just barely over 10 years ago we had a major housing crisis, it seems as if the housing market in the Tri-Cities has bounced back since then. There […]

Top 5 Activities to do in Fredericksburg, VA

Top 5 Things to do in Fredericksburg, VA Fredericksburg and its surrounding counties are rich in history, culture, and FUN. Here are the top 5 things to do in Fredericksburg this summer:   1. Take a tour of one of our historical battlefields. The Fredericksburg region is rich in civil war history. You can walk [...]

 5 Things to Know if Relocating to Fredericksburg, VA

 5 Things to Know if Relocating to Fredericksburg, VA   Fredericksburg, Virginia is located just 50 miles south of Washington D.C. and about 55 miles north of Richmond, VA. It is an ideal location as it is situated directly along the I-95 corridor, which makes work-day commuting extremely convenient. Fredericksburg is home to thousands of [...]

How to Find Your Home’s Value

How To Find Your Home’s Value One of the first steps a real estate agent takes when meeting with a potential seller is figuring out your home’s value. Luckily you don’t have to be licensed to know how to come up with a value. With a computer, a little research, and some mathematical ability (basic [...]

Five Signs you Should Sell an Inherited Home

Five Signs You Should Sell an Inherited Home for Cash When parents or other relatives pass away, one of the biggest inheritances the adult children receive is the family home. Settling the estate of a parent is a major undertaking and the family home is at the center of decision making. Surviving relatives must come [...]

Fourth and Gill Historic District– Knoxville, Tennessee

Fourth and Gill Historic District– Knoxville, Tennessee North of Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, between US Highway 441 and I-40, lays a charming neighborhood known as Fourth and Gill Historic District. The neighborhood is mesmerizing, and the 72-acres are made of over 280 enchanting Bungalow/Craftsman, Gothic Revival, and Queen Anne-style homes. From the sweet picket fences and […]

5 Advantages of Buying A Home Instead of Renting

5 Advantages of Buying A Home Instead of Renting Here are some advantages of buying a home instead of continuing to be a renter: There are many advantages to buying a home instead of being a renter. It's key to achieving the American Dream. An overwhelming majority of Americans still believe that buying a home [...]

The State of the Real Estate Market in Knoxville in 2019

The State of the Real Estate Market in Knoxville in 2019 It’s hard to believe it has been ten years since the Great Recession and the collapse of the real estate market.  However, in Knoxville, Tennessee it seems surreal that it ever happened. Take a stroll through Market Square or run errands through Turkey Creek […]

3 Things To Keep In Mind If Your Goal Is To Buy A Home In 2019

3 Things to Keep in Mind if your goal is to buy a home in 2019 Buying a home can be one of the most gratifying gifts you can give yourself and your family. It can feel like a rite of passage ushering you into many new and exciting seasons of life. It’s a goal […]

Should I Buy A House?

Should I Buy A House? 4 Financial Factors That Determine If You’re Ready to Buy a House   There will likely be a time in your life where you’ll ask yourself, “Should I Buy A House?” You may have a baby on the way, or you may just need more space for your family. Many […]

Should You Sell Your House To A Cash Buyer or Use an Agent?

Should You Sell Your House to a Cash Buyer or Use an Agent? Have you inherited a house and not sure what to do with it? If you don’t want to spend the next 50 weekends swinging a hammer and updating it yourself, you have two primary options: Sell it directly to a cash buyer, [...]

The Hidden Costs of Selling Your Home through a Real Estate Agent

The Hidden Costs of Selling Your Home Through a Realtor The Costs You May Not Know About When You Sell Your Home through a Real Estate Agent   There are real advantages of selling your house through a real estate agent. That’s why the majority of houses are bought and sold on the market. The [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Buying A House

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a House   Let's talk real estate: Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions of your life. Here’s the ultimate guide to making the important decisions and navigating the process.   The first part is understanding your own motives for buying a house as those motives should determine [...]

3 Steps to Prevent Loan Default

3 Steps to Prevent Loan Default   As I reflect back on my work experience in the mortgage and construction industry, I would have to say the most uncomfortable position I have ever held was working in collections for a manufactured home lender. My company coined the position as ‘Financial Counselor.’ I think that term makes [...]

3 Ways to Avoid Home Buying Scams

3 Ways to Avoid Home Buying Scams With We Buy Houses signs at seemingly every intersection, motivated sellers needing to sell their house fast for cash have many options. The We Buy Houses industry attracts many scams and imposters. Reality shows and free weekend seminars promise quick riches in flipping houses. Theoretically, investors are trained [...]

3 Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund

3 Ways to Invest your Tax Refund It’s no question that most people would rather own a home than rent. You can choose your own paint colors, have all the dogs you want, and not have to worry about sharing walls with another family. So what’s keeping you from buying a home? MYTH: There’s a [...]

How to Determine a Fair Cash Offer for your Home

How to Determine a Fair Cash Offer for your Home When planning to sell your house for cash, it's important to determine a fair offer for your home. You don't want to price the home too high, but you also don't want to price it too low. So, what factors can help you determine a [...]

4 Things You Can Do With an Inherited Property

4 Things You Can Do with an Inherited Property Typically, one receives an inherited home from a deceased relative. Inherited homes can be a great opportunity for the inheritor, but sometimes the home can also pose a problem. Many inherited homes have not been taken care of and need many upgrades. When money needs to [...]

How to find a reputable home cash buyer

How to find a reputable home cash buyer The rise of “house flipping” reality shows such as “Flip or Flop” and “Desert Flippers” has led to an increase in house flippers. These shows make the idea of flipping a house seem simple, but in reality, it takes a lot more work. And, not just anyone [...]

Your Guide to the Tri-Cities TN Region

Tri-Cities, TN You’ve heard it said many times before: “Bristol is a good place to live.” And it’s true! It’s so true that it hangs over the train tracks, serving as a gentle reminder to every Bristolian as they travel home from work that the place they live truly is good. Throw in Kingsport and […]

Your Travel Guide to Fredericksburg VA

Fredericksburg, VA Located in Northern Virginia, just west of the Potomac, sits a town packed with Colonial and Civil War History by the name of Fredericksburg. This Virginia town is the perfect spot for anyone looking for a quiet weekend getaway, and it is also a lovely place to settle down. Fredericksburg is home to [...]

Your Travel Guide to Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN The New York Times has named Chattanooga one of the “Top 45 Places to go” in the world. And we believe that it is so true! Chattanooga, internationally known for the song “Chattanooga Choo Choo” by Glen Miller and his orchestra, is a perfect mix of outdoors, artsy, and college-town feel. There are [...]

Knoxville TN Travel Guide

Knoxville, TN There is something for everyone in Knox County! Whether you are into sports, outdoor activities, arts, music or food, Knoxville has you covered. It is home to the University of Tennessee and there is a reason they are the Volunteers. The people of Knoxville are very giving and there is always a way [...]

Charlottesville VA Travel Guide

All About Charlottesville, VA Charlottesville, a city of almost fifty thousand people, lies where the Virginia Piedmont begins to rise into the Blue Ridge Mountains. Founded in 1762, Charlottesville was the home of two US presidents and has many present-day reminders of its foundation in history. The city provides many landmarks and places to visit [...]

Rent to Own is for Furniture

The world is full of rent to owns and lease options. For people who can’t get a mortgage, these appear to be a way to move beyond renting and own a home. The problem is the traditional rent to own works better for buying furniture than buying houses. The Problem with Traditional Rent to Own [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Sell Your House Fast for Cash

The Ultimate Guide to Sell Your House Fast for Cash If you are in the market to sell your house fast for cash, this is your ultimate guide to helping you navigate the process and make decisions that are in your best interest. We’ll discuss a few important questions in detail:   How can I [...]