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Tech Tips in Tennessee : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Aug 23, 2016
Chousley29 asked:
We have many photos on Zillow. When we listed today, the info was added to the Trulia site, but not the photos. The photo on the site is 20 years old!
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Wed Nov 18, 2015
Loving_Lawrenceburg answered:
This here is Lawrenceburg, TENNESSEE, and it is a very nice place to live!

Home of Fred Dalton Thompson and Amish folks!
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Thu Apr 9, 2015
crmnnoe answered:
Hi my name is Carmen and I am looking for a one room rental for my son. I live in bayonne new jersey I would like something there or in jersey city new jersey. so if u could please contact me my number is 347-319-6859. ... more
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Mon Feb 23, 2015
Emily Bock answered:
At the bottom of this page is the Trulia contact information. I am sorry that you have this issue.
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Wed Jan 11, 2012
Liz Snide, GRI answered:
Hopefully you found a mortgage broker who could assist you. If not I know a couple who have done land loans in Williamson County recently and they may be able to help. Just email me if you need their names.
lizsnide@kw.com
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Fri May 20, 2011
David Burnham answered:
If nothing else, I think they are a tool to use in your seller presentation. According to NAR, something like 20% of home searches a done on a smartphone, so people are using there phones. I tell clients that it is a way to connect with a large portion of the market and most Realtors are not doing it. ... more
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Fri Apr 8, 2011
Jennifer Ratcliff answered:
I love my Mac Book Pro but am still having issues with getting out of old habits I have formed by using windows based systems for most of my life. I'm sure the ease of use will come with time and practice but I do have to say I enjoy being able to have all products linked to one system as with Apple (iPhone, iPad, Macbook). ... more
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Tue Oct 5, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
You can check out www.mlsli.com --showing one room rental-- any local print media for by owner rentals, word of mouth, etc.
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Mon Mar 8, 2010
Pat Tasker answered:
go to the office and work at your desk, even if you don't have something to do. LIsten to the agents that are there working...how do they handle the issues they are dealing with? Chances are great that someone will need help covering phones or taking an open house, and by BEING THERE, you will have the first opportunity to take it!
remember: YOU CAN'T FLY WITH THE EAGLES IF YOU HANG OUT WITH THE TURKEYS, so hang with the positive producers :) Good Luck!
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Fri Jun 12, 2009
Marilyn Bell answered:
Those are all great answers, but I'd like to add that if the finishing of the basement was done with or without a permit can affect how an appraiser looks at it. Sometimes things done without a permit can lead to a deal falling through in the inspection contingency phase because things may not be up to code. Sure, it's heated and cooled, but the duct work was done improperly, etc.

Also, "in-law suites" in the basement can widen your buyer pool. Not necessarily that everyone has an in-law moving in, but some view it as a great space for a teen or adult child and some view it as an opportunity to rent the space out. I currently have all bedrooms on one floor, which worked for me at the time because I had a baby on the way, but these days I'd probably prefer my master in the basement! One caveat here - losing the garage will minimize your buyer pool!

If you'll get good use out of it, you should do it. As long as you don't go crazy on your budget, you should recoup your investment easily (although that sq. footage probably won't bring the same dollars as the upper floors). I make all my improvements based upon what will work for me first, while keeping in mind effects on resale since I know I won't live in or keep any property forever.
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Thu May 21, 2009
Kevin Pellatiro answered:
Clyde, this is true. Probably no square footage value on appraisal, but that doesn't mean the market wouldn't pay more for the house with this basement, than for similar house without. Still, be careful if the discussion turns to price 'per square foot' for the home.

How does the overall price feel to you (YOU are the market)?

kevin pellatiro (615)714-7918 kpellatiro@realtracs.com http://signswemustobserve.blogspot.com/
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Thu Feb 19, 2009
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Sun Nov 2, 2008
Delete Me answered:
Shane,
Try Twitterlocal.net. Even when the Twitter search is working, I prefer to use outside sources. Twitterlocal.net will allow you to search only active Twitter users in your area. Hope this helps.

Patti
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Tue Jun 10, 2008
Megan Manly answered:
I've had great success on Loopnet. I had a ranch recently listed there that sold quickly!
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Wed Feb 27, 2008
Patrice & Jeff Wishmyer answered:
This information is accessible by anyone once the house sells. If you need history, ask a REALTOR and they will gladly help. wishmyer@realtycenter.com
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Sun Jan 6, 2008
Melanie Narducci answered:
You can ring your city planner with zoning questions like this. Good luck!
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Sun Nov 18, 2007
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
Check this out...

http://www.assessment.state.tn.us/SelectCounty.asp?map=true&SelectCounty=001
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Thu Oct 11, 2007
Megan Manly answered:
If you are a Tennessee REALTOR, tarnet.com has the lead paint disclosure alongside many more forms. You'll need to set up an account.
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Sun Oct 7, 2007
Jan Wood answered:
Click on 2007 when you get to this link...

http://www.comptroller1.state.tn.us/PAnew/
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