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    Answers From the Agents -#2

    By Kathleen Brown | May 31, 2023

    Answers From The Agents – #2 Question: How do I prepare my house for putting it on the market? Some people can get overwhelmed by the idea of putting their home on the market. Updating and remodeling your home can certainly help it sell, but it can also overwhelm and even prevent homeowners from listing... Read More

    Answers from the Agents 1- Roberta

    By Kathleen Brown | May 3, 2023

    Answers from the Agents Common real estate questions and terms, explained by our agents. Meet our agent: Roberta Hylton Question of the Day: How much does it cost to list my property? The short answer: “The good news is that a seller pays nothing to list a property.” says Roberta. Let’s explain further… Real estate... Read More

    5 Home Renovations to Reconsider if Selling Your Bristol, Abingdon, or Marion Property Soon

    By Kathleen Brown | March 10, 2023

    If you’re selling your home soon, you may consider some renovation projects to improve its value and appeal to potential buyers. While some renovations can be a great investment, there are some items you should wait to renovate to help maximize your return on investment. Here are five things you shouldn’t renovate before selling your... Read More

    6 Signs that It’s Time to Downsize | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | March 6, 2023

    For many people, downsizing their homes can be a difficult decision to make. After all, a home often represents more than just a physical space; it can hold a lifetime of memories, milestones, and sentimental value. However, there are times when downsizing may be the best option for your lifestyle and financial well-being. Whether you’re... Read More

    How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time

    By Kathleen Brown | February 21, 2023

    Selling your home while buying another home will put your multitasking skills to the test. Ideally, you will list and sell your home quickly and use your home’s equity to help fund your home purchase, and find your next home just as quickly. However, the home selling and buying process doesn’t always work out so... Read More

    3 Outdated Exterior Features and How to Fix Them

    By Kathleen Brown | February 14, 2023

    Your home’s exterior provides the first impression to those passing by, and when selling, that means potential buyers. If the outside of a home looks dated, some buyers may think the interior will need updating too. While some can look past an outdated exterior, others may choose to schedule showings for homes with more curb... Read More

    3 Steps for Downsizing | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | January 31, 2023

    Moving can be bittersweet, especially if you’ve spent years in your current home. However, as your kids grow up and move out, you may find that you have too much house for your current needs. If it’s time to downsize, whether due to family changes or health concerns, it can be sad leaving your house... Read More

    Home Showing Tips for Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee Home Sellers

    By Kathleen Brown | January 3, 2023

    Potential buyers can view your property for sale in multiple ways, from seeing photos or videos of your home online to virtual and in-person showings. Whether you are looking forward to showing off your house for sale or dreading the multiple house showings that come with listing your home, following these tips will help you... Read More

    9 Home Upgrades that won’t Break the Bank

    By Kathleen Brown | December 12, 2022

    While a fresh coat of paint is a favorite low-cost home upgrade among homeowners and home improvement professionals, several other upgrades can make a huge impact without breaking the bank. Below are nine small home updates that can make a bigger difference than you think in increasing your home’s value.  Kitchen 1) Update Cabinet Hardware... Read More

    Signs You Should Sell Your Home Now vs. Waiting Until 2023

    By Kathleen Brown | November 4, 2022

    Deciding on the right time to sell your home can be difficult as there are multiple financial and personal factors to consider. Although the real estate market shows signs of cooling with the rising interest rates and home prices, the buyer demand in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee remains strong. Since the market is expected to shift,... Read More