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Category: 2021 Real Estate Posts

    7 Home Maintenance Tasks for Bristol, TN Homeowners

    By Kathleen Brown | May 6, 2022

    With warmer weather finally arriving in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, you may be ready to kick back and enjoy the sunshine. Although warm and sunny days are great for relaxing and cookouts, it also brings a list of chores homeowners should tackle after the wear and tear winter can have on homes. While yard... Read More

    Top Home Trends Buyers are Looking for in 2022

    By Kathleen Brown | February 22, 2022

    Home design trends change throughout the years, and keeping current on the changes is a way to leverage what your home has to offer when it’s time to sell. While the pandemic started the shift of homeowners reevaluating their surroundings and the important features in a home, it has impacted today’s current trends that buyers... Read More

    Establishing a SW Virginia & NE Tennessee Home Buying Plan for 2022

    By Kathleen Brown | January 5, 2022

    Planning to purchase a home in 2022? The home buying process is an exciting journey but can be emotionally and mentally draining if you do not plan ahead. Ensure Your Finances Are In Order With a home purchase likely being one of the largest investments you’ll make in your life, it is important to ensure... Read More

    Tips for Keeping Your Home Organized in the New Year

    By Kathleen Brown | December 30, 2021

    Start the new year off by getting organized. The key to making functional organization a habit is setting goals and expectations you and your family can follow. Although it doesn’t happen overnight, with a plan in place, you’ll be on your way to a more organized 2022.  Identify the Biggest Problem Areas Understanding and prioritizing... Read More

    Staging Tips for Selling Your Home this Winter | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | December 28, 2021

    The holiday festivities and cold weather may have you contemplating holding off on listing your home until after the first of the year, especially if you go by the myth that nobody buys houses during the winter. However, there are still plenty of home shoppers looking to make a move as the colder temperatures set... Read More

    Winter Holiday DIY: Clay Ornamanets

    By Kathleen Brown | December 15, 2021

    Whether you need a quick idea for adding an elegant touch to your wrapping or a fun craft to keep kids (and kids at heart) occupied during holiday gatherings, give these clay ornaments a try. This simple DIY could inspire a fun family tradition or make a great addition to any ornament exchange. Supplies Air... Read More

    Thanksgiving DIY: Gratitude Tree

    By Kathleen Brown | November 16, 2021

    This time of year often has us reflecting on what we are thankful for as we gather with friends and family for the holidays. If you are looking for a creative way to show your gratitude this year, this Thanksgiving DIY is the perfect project.  Supplies Small branches Vase Sand or pebbles Fabric Cardstock Thin... Read More

    Is Now the Right Time to Sell Your Home in Abingdon or Bristol?

    By Kathleen Brown | November 10, 2021

    Looking at the current trends, it is definitely a seller’s market. In October 2021, the median home selling price in Washington County, VA was $199,900, while the median home price in Sullivan County, TN was $189,750. These numbers are compared to $220,000 in Washington County, VA and $169,000 in Sullivan County, TN during the same... Read More

    4 Fall Homebuying Facts | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | October 28, 2021

    Buying a home does not usually make the list of why people love fall. However, maybe it should, with the benefits of making a fall real estate purchase. While many homebuyers assume fall is not the ideal time to find their next house, it is not always the case. These four fall homebuying facts may... Read More

    Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip Recipe | Highlands Realty

    By Kathleen Brown | October 27, 2021

    It’s pumpkin-everything season and what better way to embrace it than with a new pumpkin treat! This pumpkin cream cheese dip recipe is quick and easy to make for your next family or friend fall gathering or to just enjoy a sweet seasonal treat for yourself. Ingredients for Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip: 8-ounces cream cheese,... Read More