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Home Buying in Gatlinburg : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Apr 22, 2015
angela sanders asked:
gatlinburg or surrounding area.My credit isnt the best but ive recently got a secure credit card to boost my credit score.
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Wed Mar 4, 2015
Caleb Hart answered:
I think it would be a good idea if you could get somebody to go inside the house and check it out. Nobody wants to buy a house with storm damage. My roof leaks right now and trust me, it is miserable. I would love to have a house without storm damage. ... more
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Mon Mar 3, 2014
Vivian Clark answered:
Sat Jan 25, 2014
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 also one in Asheville, NC. ... more
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Fri Sep 13, 2013
Kenny Mcmahan answered:
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 the MLS.
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Thu Aug 15, 2013
Melanie Sims answered:
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 Gatlinburg would be approx...35 to 45 minute driving time give or take del=pending on where on the lake the cabin was. If you wold like more help, research or information.........just email me or call me 865-310-9641 ... more
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Fri Jun 7, 2013
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Tue Nov 27, 2012
Susan Kendall answered:
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 varous price ranges and ammenities. ... more
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Tue Jul 17, 2012
Rich MacKanin answered:
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 for financing a property to fit your specific needs. ... more
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Thu May 17, 2012
Monika Donahue asked:
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…
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Mon Apr 16, 2012
Sharon asked:
swap equities/properties in order to purchase a home in Cobbly Nob? (interested in 646 Picadilly Lane house).
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Sun Oct 30, 2011
Ricky Tallent answered:
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 off thier books before years end. Sometimes the longer the properties have been on the market the better chance of getting the house because that usually means its priced to high or they need a lot of work. You want to avoid a multiple offer situation if at all possible. In our area foreclosures are usually reduced every 30-45 days till sold but their are a couple of banks that don't do this practice. They will set their price and that's it. I live about 2 hours from there but my wife and I love to travel up there and shop, eat and see the mountains. Good luck and I will be glad to help in any way. ... more
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Tue Sep 20, 2011
Penny Cowell answered:
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 Smoky Mountains National Park! I know my son sometimes takes it for granted now, but he LOVES it. Gatlinburg GP school has been touted as being like a private school that's actually public. The rule in Sevier County is that parents can send their children to any of the public schools in the county.
You all will love it here and if you need help, just call.
Penny Cowell/Realtor
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Mon Jul 11, 2011
ken snapp answered:
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 properties. You will need to look closely at any condo complex. The financial documents, the board of directors , and the number of foreclosures the complex has had. ... more
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Mon Mar 21, 2011
Renee Stiles answered:
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, Wells Fargo offers a 90% loan on investment. I can supply you with a name & number of a person to get appropriate information for your situaltion.
Renee Stiles C-21 A +
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