Foreclosure Timelines by State: Laws, Process, & Redemption Periods

Published: 06/14/2023

Foreclosure, a term that has unfortunately become more common than we would like, is the legal process that lenders initiate when a homeowner defaults on their mortgage payments. The procedures involved, as well as the duration, can vary significantly depending on which state the property is locate... (Read More)

Home Selling Mistakes: What Not to Do When Selling Your Home

Published: 05/17/2023

Whether you inherited property from a loved one, are overwhelmed with needed repairs for a fixer-upper, are facing foreclosure, or are preparing to move into a new home, you may be interested in selling the house. The housing market seems to change day by day, month by month, and year by yea... (Read More)

What You Need to Know About Buying & Selling Homes in Chattanooga, TN

Published: 05/10/2023

Looking for some insight on what it’s like to buy or sell homes in Chattanooga, TN? We sat down with Ken and Tara Tolbert, Chattanooga New Again Houses® franchise owners, to get their unique perspective on buying and selling homes in Chattanooga and surrounding areas. Meet our Chattanoo... (Read More)

What You Need to Know About Buying & Selling Homes in Lexington, KY

Published: 05/08/2023

To provide you with some insight into buying and selling homes in Lexington, KY, and surrounding areas, we sat down with Jason Hoskins, the Lexington New Again Houses® franchise owner, to get his unique take. Meet our Lexington, Kentucky expert: Jason’s passion for building ... (Read More)

How to Find Cash Buyers for Your Home: 4 Easy Ways

Published: 04/20/2023

Your house is not in the best shape, and you’re not sure that listing it with a real estate agent is the best option. Or maybe you don’t have time to clean, repair, and stage your home for showings. You might have inherited the home after the death of a loved one, your lenders may have started the ... (Read More)

Why Cash Offers Are Better for Distressed Houses and Sellers: The Pros and Cons

Published: 03/16/2023

Selling a home can be complex, and distressed homes, also known as fixer-uppers or distressed properties, are often sold at a lower price than their market value. These properties usually require significant repairs or renovations and may have other issues, such as liens or unpaid property taxes. B... (Read More)

Buying & Selling Homes in Knoxville, TN

Published: 12/20/2022

At New Again Houses®, we transform old houses into beautiful modern homes that families can enjoy for years to come. In order to provide you with some insight into buying and selling homes in Knoxville, TN and surrounding areas, we sat down with Tom Winspear, the Owner of New Again Houses® Knoxv... (Read More)

Buying & Selling Homes in Charlottesville, VA

Published: 11/21/2022

New Again Houses® transforms houses into fantastic modern homes that families can enjoy for years to come. To give you some insight on buying and selling homes in Charlottesville, Virginia and surrounding areas, we sat down with the very first New Again Houses® Franchise Owner, Eric Wi... (Read More)

How Can You Add Value In A Changing Market?

Published: 07/28/2022

To be successful in real estate through all the market cycles, you need to be able to add real value to real estate deals. The more ways you can add value, the more you will succeed in differing cycles and markets. There are four major points in a remodel project where value can be added: ... (Read More)

How to Get Started Flipping Houses

Published: 07/11/2022

There is a difference between flipping a house and flipping houses. You can flip a house without a business, but successfully flipping houses requires building a business that is bigger than a single ambitious individual. There are many ways to add value to a single house. If you want to get starte... (Read More)

What Makes a House a Good Flip Project?

Published: 05/03/2022

We are frequently asked, “What makes a house a good flip project”? Our business, New Again Houses®, has flipped hundreds of houses locally in the Tri Cities market and we are now leveraging our brand nationally through Franchising. Along the way we have learned enough hard lessons to develop a f... (Read More)

Selling Inherited Property: What You Need to Know

Published: 05/03/2022

You’ve inherited property and are not sure what to do next. Here is what you need to know to make the best decision. Why do you want to sell? Selling an inherited family home is complicated. There may be several dynamics at play and it’s important to be honest about why you are selling. If th... (Read More)

Facing Foreclosure? What to Expect.

Published: 05/03/2022

Are you facing foreclosure? You know you’ve missed several mortgage payments, but you just can’t seem to get back on track. Your mortgage payments seem to be getting away from you. And then, it happens. You get a foreclosure notice. And the realization hits you—you’re going to lose your home.... (Read More)

The Top 5 Things To Check Are Updated When Buying a Home

Published: 10/28/2021

Are you getting ready to buy a house? If so, you need to think carefully about how much work you have to do before purchasing a home. Even though a house may look like it has a low price tag, you may have to do a significant amount of work to make it conducive to your lifestyle. Therefore, there are... (Read More)

More People Are Flipping Houses; Is This a Good Thing?

Published: 10/22/2021

The housing market attracted a lot of attention in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic created unique conditions for houses to appreciate significantly in value. There were a lot of people looking for a new home, mortgage rates hit historical lows, and the pandemic impacted the supply of new construction ho... (Read More)

Why More People Are Selling Their Houses Without a Realtor

Published: 10/15/2021

Are you thinking about selling your home in the future? If so, you might be thinking about selling a house on your own. Most people use a real estate agent when they sell their homes because they are unfamiliar with the rules and regulations surrounding real estate. They also want to make sure they ... (Read More)

The Top 5 Benefits of Cash Offers in 2021

Published: 06/10/2021

If you are getting ready to put your house on the market, you may be worried about the amount of time and money you are going to spend getting your house ready to sell. You may have to complete repairs, upgrade areas of your house, and stage it appropriately. You might also be worried about finding ... (Read More)

Do Companies Buy Houses for Cash?

Published: 06/10/2021

Are you looking for a fast way to sell your home? If so, you may think about selling your house for cash. Even though you may receive a cash offer from a potential buyer, you may be wondering if companies will purchase your house for cash as well. This may be an even quicker way for you to jettison ... (Read More)

How to Avoid Being Scammed When Selling Your House

Published: 04/07/2021

When someone offers to buy your home out of the blue, it’s not unreasonable to question their motives. You don’t have a “For Sale” sign in the yard. The house is not listed on the market. You weren’t even considering moving. So why is this person interested in your home? Not all so-called "ho... (Read More)

How to Know If You’re Ready to Purchase a Home

Published: 04/01/2021

It happens to the best of us. You get tired of sharing walls with your neighbors, and you start to wonder what it would be like to move out of your apartment and into a house. But paying a mortgage and owning a property? Those are big steps. Are you prepared to buy your first house? Here’s how to... (Read More)