Deborah Korlin

Dec. 29, 2022

Expectations for Rentals in 2023

Many of us are excited to bring in the new year of 2023. One of the biggest questions we get from our second home owners and our investment cabin community is what does it look like for rental proceeds this next year? This is a great question! Of course, predicting ...

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Dec. 1, 2022

Preparing to Sell

At the end of every year, I am asked, “I am planning to list this next year. When should I list and how do I prepare?” Great question! If you are considering selling, here are a few tips to help you have the best experience. Do not list during ...

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Oct. 28, 2022

A Balanced Market

One thing is for sure: real estate is never boring! That is even more true here in the Great Smoky Mountain market where second homes and investment properties, meaning cabins, mix up what one might think of as a more normal residential market. Even though vacation cabins...

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Oct. 3, 2022

Should I Invest Right Now

Absolutely you should! The good news is that Gatlinburg, Sevierville and Pigeon Forge are in the top five places of the nation to invest your real estate money, month after month!  With all the unsettling financial news, interest rates rising and the powers that ...

 

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Sept. 1, 2022

Buying In Today's Market

As we discussed last month, the market is shifting to a buyers market. While we are not completely there, you are going to see property for some time priced ...

 

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Aug. 1, 2022

August 2022 Market Update

There is one big hairy question right now that is top of the mind for our clients!

WHAT IN THE WORLD IS HAPPENING IN THE MARKET?

I am going to answer ...

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June 29, 2022

Tips On Preparing Your Property For Top Dollar Resale

During the last couple of years of high buyer demand and a low supply of property from sellers, curb appeal was still incredibly important in getting the best offer possible. As we move into a new season with higher interest rates, it’s even more important. Here are a few of ...

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June 8, 2022

How Do I Choose a Great Vacation Home

This is a great question! We are asked this every day by people looking to own vacation rental property in the Smokies. Here are some of the tips we share.

1. Start By Determining Your Goals

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May 3, 2022

Great Smoky Mountain Real Estate

We are living in unusual times; there is no doubt about that! Experts believe that we may have seen the peak of the real estate values in February of this year. However, there may be a bit of a rebound this summer. This is due to...

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March 16, 2022

Financing Your Vacation Home

It is very similar to financing your primary residence. But there are some differences; let me share a few. 

The first thing you may notice is that the mortgage rates are a bit higher for investment properties than for the home you live in. Sometimes the rate for your ...

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