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Category: 2020 Real Estate Posts

    Highlands Realty Inc. Featured Agent of the Week | Roberta Hylton

    By Kathleen Brown | January 11, 2021

    If you’ve been following along with our recent blog series, you already know that we are introducing our hard-working real estate agents. The Highlands Realty team is dedicated to serving the real estate needs of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee, and we are excited for you to get to know them each week. Next up,... Read More

    Highlands Realty Inc. Featured Agent of the Week | Lori Foster

    By Kathleen Brown | January 4, 2021

    With a dedication to serving the real estate needs of SW Virginia and NE Tennessee, the real estate agents at Highlands Realty are ready to help you when buying or selling property in the local area. If you’ve been following along with our recent blog series, you already know that we are highlighting our hard-working... Read More

    Family-Fun Holiday Ideas to Enjoy at Home

    By Kathleen Brown | December 9, 2020

    Whether you are searching for a new family holiday tradition or looking to add to your list, check out these fun ideas. Enjoy a Christmas Light Drive Take your to-go cups of hot chocolate and load up the family for a drive around the area to look at homes decked out with Christmas lights. For... Read More

    Tips for Selling Your Home in Abingdon, VA or Bristol, TN/VA this Fall

    By Kathleen Brown | October 29, 2020

    Are you ready to sell your home in Abingdon or Bristol TN/VA this fall? Selling a home is no easy task and preparation is always key to success. This is why we created this short list of tips to help you prepare your home for the market. Work with a REALTOR When selling your home... Read More

    3 Tips for Securing Your Lakefront Property in Southwest Virginia or Northeast Tennessee

    By Kathleen Brown | September 30, 2020

    Having four well-known lakes in the area, Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee is a popular destination for homebuyers searching for lakefront property. Finding the perfect lakefront home that fits your needs and lifestyle can be difficult, but these tips will help make your dream of living on the lake in the Highlands region a reality.... Read More

    Impress Buyers with these Eco-Friendly Home Features

    By Kathleen Brown | September 21, 2020

    Eco-friendly home features are highly desired by buyers because of their environmental and financial benefits. As people focus more on promoting a greener lifestyle, they want energy-saving products in their homes. When it’s time to sell your home, eco-friendly home features could help it sell faster and for higher resale value. Today’s buyers want these... Read More

    How to Prepare Your Home for a Virtual Tour

    By Kathleen Brown | August 19, 2020

    With an increase in virtual tours of homes, many sellers may be wondering how to prepare their homes for a virtual showing. A virtual tour can vary from a pre-recorded video walkthrough of the home to a live walkthrough with an agent using apps such as FaceTime to a sophisticated 3D rendering of the home... Read More

    Top 4 Myths of How the Coronavirus has Affected the Housing Market

    By Kathleen Brown | August 6, 2020

    While some may think the coronavirus has put a damper on the real estate market, they would be wrong! The housing market has fared well during the global pandemic. In fact, the local SW Virginia and NE Tennessee housing markets are very strong, with most new listings going under contract within days of being on... Read More

    VA Small Business Grant Program

    By Kathleen Brown | July 28, 2020

    Rebuild VA is a new grant program for small businesses and nonprofits in Virginia. The program launched by the Commonwealth of Virginia will provide grants of up to three times the applicant’s average monthly eligible expenses up to a maximum award of $10,000. These grants are aimed to help small businesses and nonprofits that have... Read More

    3 Tips for Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

    By Kathleen Brown | July 23, 2020

    Buying a home in Washington County, VA or Sullivan County, TN can seem tough this summer because of the strong seller’s market. This is why it is essential to work with a professional, well-trained REALTOR to help you navigate the home buying process. So, what is a seller’s market? A seller’s market happens when there... Read More