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    Three Things I Wish I Could Tell You

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    Three Things I Wish We Could Tell You

    If we could sit down by the fire and talk about real estate in the Smokies, here are three things I would tell you:

    1.We will do a better job if I know you are coming.
    Showing property in this area can be a little more complicated than folks realize, as we are frequently working around rental companies schedules, gathering income and expense information etc. on the homes.  We are  happy to try and accommodate you if you just show up in town, but we will do a better job if you give us some notice and time to prepare!
    3. The market is beginning to shift
    (and yes, you can insult sellers with a low offer).  As we steadily climb out of the Great Recession, we are seeing fewer distress situations for sellers.  Rental incomes are rising, sellers situations are stabilizing and inventory is dropping.  This puts an upward pressure on prices.  In recent months I have submitted several low offers where the seller response was “no”. Just that, no counter and no conversation. Average SOLD is within 93% of asking price, so super low-ball offers just aren’t going to work in most cases.
    2. Let your Agent Help You.
    We love the internet and you can get tons of information from it, but there really isn’t any substitute for the expertise a good agent has.  We spend all day every day in this market, and really know about neighborhoods, road conditions, rental income– all of the nuances of properties in the area.  Of, if we don’t know we sure know how to find out! Let us help by sharing your “list” before you get here, so we can talk about it!

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    If we could give Josh Wells 10 stars we would!! What a fabulous realtor, he is extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and is on top of everything from start to finish. We purchased our property in TN while living in NY, which could prove to be difficult, but not with Josh at the helm..we were so pleased with how smooth the process was. Josh also was there for us with the many questions we had about the local area and recommendations for inspectors, insurance agents, contractors..the list goes on, Jo…
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