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Real Estate Agent - Groome & Co. REALTORS
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I am excited that the market has picked up so much this past month or two.  I have been working hard every day to keep up with my calls and emails that are coming in on my properties.  After such a long, slow period, this is very exciting to see!  I know that the majority of my business is due to...
In the middle of this crazy, busy season, I wanted to take a moment to wish each of you a wonderful holiday season with your friends and family.  This has been a difficult year for many of us in this business, including yours truly. But for those of us who have held on during this tough market, I...
From RISMEDIA, October 24, 2009-The good news: in the middle of a really tough economy, you land a job offer. The bad news: you have to explain to your 14-year-old that it means moving out of state. Whether it's for a new career opportunity or to move when a current employer relocates its busines...
Bringing the Dream of Homeownership Within Reach As part of its plan to stimulate the U.S. housing market and address the economic challenges facing our nation, Congress has passed legislation that grants a tax credit of up to $8,000 to first-time home buyers. Here is more information about how t...
What is a short sale?    A real estate short sale is when a home owner sells their property for less than what they owe on the mortgage, and the lender gives their permission to do this. Short sales are becoming more popular in areas or circumstances where the seller owes more than the home will ...
  FIVE QUICK TIPS TO IMPROVE THE DESIRABILITY OF YOUR HOME   1. TOUCH IT UP: A finished, flawless paint job can enormously increase the value and attractiveness of your home! Spend some time checking the exterior and interior surfaces - as well as fences, banisters etc. - and touch up any chipped...
I read this article on my RISMEDIA feed this morning.  Sometimes we can get so stuck in our lives and unable to move ahead towards better things.  I like this guy's advice and am considering buying the book.  Has anyone read it?        ‘Moving Forward' - 5 Ways to Take the Lead in Your Life, Care...
Well it's that back to school time of year again and I wanted to post a reminder to everyone that this weekend, August 1st through 3rd, is Tennessee's tax free weekend.  A few of the exempt items include computers (up to $1500), clothing and school supplies among other things.  For a complete lis...
From If prices are falling, why shouldn't I wait? It today's market, prices are right, rates are low, and there are plenty of homes from which to choose. But no one knows when that will change. So if you're waiting it out hoping prices will fall even lower, consider that you m...
When you buy a home you go through the moving process and the hassles and feel like settling in forever. Right? As time goes by, your family size changes, your income has changes, or your personal preferences change. Some people stay put for 5, 10, or 15 years. Others seem always interested in "W...

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