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DON’T LET FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM EXPIRE

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By Geoff Ramsey, CRS, GRI President, Greater Chattanooga REALTORS® Did you know that unless members of Congress take action, authority for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire July 31? If that happens it would be detrimental for our community. For families living along streams, lakes, rivers, oceans, or just about anywhere snow melts … Read more

IT’S NATIONAL HOME REMODELING MONTH

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By Geoff Ramsey, CRS, GRI President, Greater Chattanooga Realtors® May is National Home Remodeling Month, a time of the year when many homeowners may daydream about sprucing up their homes to gain equity, resale value, or simply find more enjoyment from their property. According to the National Association of Realtors®, many homeowners find the idea … Read more

5 MUST-KNOW TIPS FOR BUYING A HOME IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET

buying tips

By Geoff Ramsey, CRS, GRI President, Greater Chattanooga Realtors® The 2018 housing market in the Chattanooga region is going to continue to be challenging for buyers as the market remains strong and there simply isn’t enough inventory. Fact: it’s a seller’s market. There’s no point in sugar-coating it. Homes are selling on average within three … Read more

WHAT PET OWNERS SHOULD KNOW WHEN SELLING A HOME

Pet Owners

By Geoff Ramsey, CRS, GRI President, Greater Chattanooga REALTORS® Recently, I adopted a dog from a local shelter and began thinking of challenges pet owners face when selling a home. We all love our pets whether they be dogs, cats, hamsters, or rabbits – but that doesn’t mean potential buyers want to be greeted by … Read more

MARCH 2018 HOME SALES REVIEW

March Homes Sales

By Geoff Ramsey, CRS, GRI President, Greater Chattanooga Realtors® The Greater Chattanooga housing market continues to show strength as we edge into what is arguably the busiest time of year for buyers and sellers. New residential real estate has been relatively slow in the first quarter of 2018, yet housing is resilient in a consistently … Read more

LOCAL RESOURCES FOR SPRING CLEANING AND DECLUTTERING

Declutter House

By Geoff Ramsey, CRS, GRI President, Greater Chattanooga Realtors® It is finally beginning to feel like spring, but before going outside it might be time for some spring cleaning – especially if you’re planning to move to a new home. Decluttering makes staging, selling, and moving much easier – and less costly. The Chattanooga region … Read more

YOU PURCHASED A HOME-NOW WHAT?

Home Buyer

By Geoff Ramsey, CRS, GRI President, Greater Chattanooga Realtors® Congratulations! With the help of a Realtor®, a member of the National Association of Realtors®, you purchased your first home, signed all the necessary paperwork and are about to walk up to your front door, keys in hand. You are probably thinking, Now what? This is a common question … Read more

CYBERCRIME IN REAL ESTATE

Cybercrime in Real Estate

By Geoff Ramsey, CRS, GRI President, Greater Chattanooga Realtors® I have been working with buyers and sellers in the Chattanooga region for almost two decades. In real estate, every transaction involves multiple persons and companies – buyers, sellers, Realtors, title companies, and lenders to name a few – making it an ideal target for cybercriminals. … Read more

OWN IT

Own It

By Geoff Ramsey, CRS, GRI President, Greater Chattanooga REALTORS® The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has chosen “Own It” as their theme for 2018-2020. In turn, during my year as our local Association’s President, Greater Chattanooga Realtors’ will embrace the theme by Owning It in various ways throughout 2018 – more on that later. You … Read more

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