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Vivian Clark, Home Owner in Gatlinburg, TN
Vivian Clark answered:
I am looking for a small secluded home on a creek/stream preferably closer to Gatlinburg. As close a possible anyway. Thanks....
I have one..... you may contact me by email vclark1219@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 3, 2014 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Rodney Mason, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Rodney Mason answered:
where is the closest public airport?
McGhee Tyson Airport is the closest commerical airport to Gatlinburg. Also in East TN, you will find Tri-Cities Regional Airport in Blountville and an airport in Chattanooga. There is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 25, 2014 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Kenny Mcmahan, Real Estate Pro in Knoxville, TN
Kenny Mcmahan answered:
My wife and I will be coming to Gatlinburg Mid October. We are interested in Log homes to buy for retirement in the near future.
Hey!! I have several cabins listed for sale. Please check out MLS #'s
182924, 179722, 179723, 179724, 179726, 179727, and 179728. I can also sent you a listing of other cabins on ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Sep 13, 2013 Home Buying in 37738
Melanie Sims, Real Estate Pro in Sevierville, TN
Melanie Sims answered:
Is it possible to purchase a log cabin by water, secluded, 2 bed, 2 bath, 10 years old or newer in the mountains in or around Gatlinburg for $300K.?
The closest boating/fishing lake to Gatlinburg is called Douglas Lake. Yes it is possible to buy a secluded cabin for around that amount n Douglas Lake. Distance from Lake to Gatlinbur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 15, 2013 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Angela Ross, Real Estate Pro in 37738
Angela Ross answered:
This home obviously needs work as seen in some pictures. My question is how much work is needed for the house to be safe for a family to live in?
That home is already under contract with a buyer. But, it could become available again.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 7, 2013 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Kenny Mcmahan, Real Estate Pro in Knoxville, TN
Kenny Mcmahan answered:
Are the pipes PVC? Has the house any storm damage? What about termites? Is the insulation and weather proofing sound? Cable internet access?
I have a listing that is next door to this one. I have been on the outside of it several times and the outside looks fine. As far as your questions about the termites, insulation and we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 20, 2013 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Susan Kendall, Real Estate Pro in Gatlinburg, TN
Susan Kendall answered:
I would like to buy a condo in Gatlinburg only , can I live there year round?
Of course you can live here year round, it's a wonderful place to live with gentle seasons and
so much natural beauty!
There are several condos that cater to full-time owners.. with v ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 27, 2012 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Rich MacKanin, Real Estate Pro in Wailea, HI
Rich MacKanin answered:
Can my wife own and finance a cabin in TN and leave me out of the whole deal?
I would seek counsel from a real estate attorney in your area. An attorney will be able to advise you regarding all legal matters with ownership. They will also have the best referral ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 17, 2012 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Monika Donah…, Home Buyer in Arizona
Monika Donahue asked:
I'm baffled by the fact that condos are so much more expensive than houses with lots. Why is that? How can a 1000 ft2 condo with no lot cost as much or more than a 1000 ft2 house with land around it? And one doesn't even own the condo outright since there is always an HOA fee to…
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 17, 2012 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Sharon, Both Buyer and Seller in Gatlinburg, TN
Sharon asked:
we own a condo in Cobbly Nob but we are interested in buying a home. would it be possible to ..? swap equities/properties in order to purchase a home in Cobbly Nob? (interested in 646 Picadilly Lane house).
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Ricky Tallent, Real Estate Pro in Tennessee
Ricky Tallent answered:
We are interested in buying a property in Gatlinburg, we would like to pay cash, what percentage discount is possible on a foreclosed property?
Cash is a good tool to have when buying a property. The purchase price can vary from foreclosure to foreclosure depending on which bank has it. Some banks want to get these properties ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 30, 2011 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Penny Cowell, Real Estate Pro in Pigeon Forge, TN
Penny Cowell answered:
Hi wer'e moving to Gatlinburg with our 12 year old son is the town kid/family friendly?It looks like thye schools have good ratings.
Oh boy! Kids love living anywhere in Sevier County! It's a tourist area and loads of Attractions and fun things to do. Great food and Dolly Wood and Don't forget the Great ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 20, 2011 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Ken Snapp, Real Estate Pro in Pigeon Forge, TN
Ken Snapp answered:
I am thinking of buying a condo in the Gatlinburg, TN area. I will want to pay cash. What are the benifits of a cash sale?
You should talk to your financial advisor on what is the best way for you to aquire the new property. Remember that condo's in this area are mainly used as vacation rental proper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 11, 2011 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Renee Stiles, Real Estate Pro in Gatlinburg, TN
Renee Stiles answered:
we are looking to purchase a homesteps property in tn. need lender dealing w/ homesteps. whats the min. dn. for 2nd home,investment?
Prince,
Properties that offer homesteps financing will allow only 3% down but unfortunately that is only for owner occupied. 2nd home or investment will need at least 10% down, We ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 21, 2011 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Linda Anders…, Real Estate Pro in Tennessee
Linda Anderson answered:
I signed a sales contract and gave a "good Faith" check, but now my realtor says taht the property was sold to someone else since I did not
When making an offer the sellers agent may not have said there were multiple offers so your agent didn't know how strong the offer should be. There are many factors as stated previ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 3, 2010 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Darlene Dero…, Real Estate Pro in Gatlinburg, TN
Darlene Derosia answered:
409 Moody Drive..seems to be for sale again and is in foreclosure...did the bank buy it in April 2009, for
Dear Haven,

This a foreclosure! It was not for sale before the bank bought it back though so I wonder if you are thinking of another house! I has just had a price reduction this morn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 22, 2009 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
Brenda Jolly, Real Estate Pro in Knoxville, TN
Brenda Jolly answered:
What is the difference in actual sales price in % of asking price $300K for example?
Hi Bob,
I see you are still looking for a cabin in Gatlinburg. There have been 28 properties sold and closed in Gatlinburg in the last 6 months. The average list price was $165,261 an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 7, 2009 Home Buying in Gatlinburg
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