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    Common Tax Deductions for Homeowners

    By Kathleen Brown | January 2, 2023

    As a homeowner, building equity is just one of the benefits of owning a home. There are also many tax benefits to being a homeowner that helps taxpayers reduce their taxable income. If you like gathering all your tax documents to file as early as possible, this list of common tax deductions for homeowners will... Read More

    Tips for Cleaning Your Fireplace | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | December 21, 2022

    As the temperatures drop, many people will be firing up their fireplaces. Whether you have a wood-burning or gas fireplace, it’s important to regularly clean fireplaces to ensure it functions safely and efficiently. How to Clean a Wood-Burning Fireplace The importance of cleaning Regardless of how dry the firewood is you burn, creosote and soot... Read More

    Gorgeous Abingdon, VA Home | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | December 21, 2022

    Address Available by Request Abingdon, VA Offered at $514,900 Beautiful 4 bedroom home sitting on just over three acres. Enjoy spacious living with over 3,000 finished sq. ft. and breathtaking mountain views from the front porch or large back patio. Plenty of space for entertaining with the kitchen, dining, and family opening to each other.... Read More

    819 Fox Valley Road | Marion, VA | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | December 20, 2022

    819 Fox Valley Road, Marion, VA Offered for sale at $750,000 Enjoy riverfront living with this custom-built, fully furnished 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath log home. This spacious 2,300+ sq. ft. lodge is comprised of native Virginia hand-hewn eastern white pine timbers, poplar siding, and eaves from a century old barn. You must see to appreciate... Read More

    SOLD | 23184 Green Spring Rd. | Abingdon, VA | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | December 15, 2022

    23184 Green Spring Road, Abingdon, VA SOLD! Beautiful 3-4 bedroom home with magnificent mountain views and located only minutes from South Holston Lake. This mostly one-level, custom Contemporary style home looks like new. Open concept design with split bedroom plan with views from all the main living areas, primary en suite, guest bedrooms, and patio.... 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

    8 Dos and Don’ts of Hanging Outdoor Holiday Lights

    By Kathleen Brown | November 23, 2022

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and for many, that means hanging holiday lights and decorating for the season. If holiday light installation is on your to-do list, follow these dos and don’ts to help ensure the decorating process is just as fun (and safe!) as the finished light display.  Do Use Outdoor... Read More

    1405 Teas Road | Sugar Grove, VA | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | November 22, 2022

    1405 Teas Road, Sugar Grove, VA Offered for sale at $290,000 Immaculately maintained 4 bedroom, 2 bath Craftsman style bungalow. Quality-built home with double-layer brick. The home is situated on approximately 5 acres and only steps away from the South Fork Holston River in Sugar Grove, Virginia. When entering the home, you are welcomed by... Read More

    Sullivan County, TN Real Estate Market Update | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | November 16, 2022

    Are you curious about how the Sullivan County, Tennessee real estate market is doing? We’ve got you covered with a quick market overview below. Contact us if you have questions about buying or selling in this market. In Sullivan County, TN, there’s just a little over 4 weeks of inventory available in the $0-$600,000 price... Read More

    Washington County, Virginia Market Update | Highlands Realty Inc

    By Kathleen Brown | November 16, 2022

    Below you will find a quick overview of the real estate market in Washington County, Virginia. Contact us if you have any questions about navigating the current market. The Washington County VA real estate market continues to suffer with low inventory. There’s a 5-7 week supply (if no homes were added to the market) in... Read More