Our backyards are some of the best places to spend the summer months, especially if you’re practicing social distancing and are tired of being cooped up indoors. Fortunately, it’s possible to transform your outdoor living space into a secluded, open-air retreat.
An eco-friendly home offers many benefits. Besides reducing your carbon footprint and being better for the environment, you can save lots of money on your energy bills in the long run. Plus, many of the latest trends are simply beautiful. Here are some to consider for your next home or remodel:
Renovating a home to improve its value can be a smart investment. Interior improvements, such as updating kitchens and baths, offer good return on investment, but there are plenty of exterior renovations that can add value to a home and give it that coveted “wow” factor.
People move for various reasons. Some have outgrown their existing homes and need something bigger, while others move to downsize. Regardless of why people move, moving occurs more often than you might think.
Exterior renovations can enhance the appearance of a property and make it more enjoyable for homeowners. Certain renovations have the potential to add value to a home, while others may do the opposite. Learning which one have the largest return on investment can help homeowners select features that will have the most positive impact.
Arguably, the most important aspect to navigate in any real estate transaction is the money, and lenders here in Chattanooga are working to educate people about the best options for them and how they can stand out in the multiple-offer situations becoming increasingly common in today’s local market.
Buying a home right now may seem like a bit of a challenge due to the historic low inventory available in the Greater Chattanooga area. In fact, just this week, for the first time ever, the number of active listings dropped below 700, which is shocking when compared to the 2,500 or more typically on the local MLS site.
Historic low inventory and interest rates are creating a real estate market that’s moving at a rapid pace here in Chattanooga. For buyers and sellers in this market, the thought of going it alone might sound like a good move, thereby keeping any Realtor fees in their own pockets.
What do I do if I don’t want strangers touring my home? How can I keep myself and others safe while I’m looking to buy a house? What options are available to me right now as a seller to keep myself and my family safe?
If you’ve noticed a scarcity of real estate signs in your neighborhood in recent days, there’s a good reason. Chattanooga has historically had a trend of quick and high sales, but the area’s current real estate market is unlike anything seen in recent years — in the best way possible for sellers.