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Short Term Rental News in Chattanooga

by Nathan Walldorf in Blog.

Short Term Rental News in Chattanooga Tonight at the Chattanooga City Council meeting the city council chose to delay their vote for 2 weeks after GPS representatives asked the city council in a committee meeting earlier in the afternoon to create a 500 foot to a 1,000 foot buffer between schools and vacation rentals (liquor…

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Get Approved for a Loan Before Shopping for a House

by Nathan Walldorf in Blog.

Get approved for a loan before shopping for a house. Surely, you remember being a child at an amusement park when after having stood in line with your friends and family, waiting to get on a terrific ride, you discovered the sign that read, “you must be this tall to ride.” Not only was it…

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Would-be Buyers with Student Debt

by Nathan Walldorf in Blog.

59% of non-owners are not comfortable taking on a mortgage with their student debt according to the Aspiring Home Buyers 2017 survey. It is estimated that the college graduates have an average of $37,172 in student debt. Fannie Mae, who has loan programs with as little as three to five percent down payments, has announced…

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Chattanooga Short Term Rental News

by Nathan Walldorf in Blog.

Chattanooga Short Term Rental News On a State of Tennessee level, Short-term rentals were debated the entire session. There were competing bills and 15 amendments. In one scenario, a taxing structure would have required businesses such as AirBNB and HomeAway to collect taxes, receive a percentage, and pay the taxes to the Dept. of Revenue,…

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How to Stage Your Bathroom to Sell Your Home

by Nathan Walldorf in Blog.

Here is how to stage your bathroom to sell your home.  These tips come from selling real estate in Chattanooga since 1926.  Paint the walls a neutral color.  Get rid of the old wallpaper, and paint the walls. If you can’t afford to replace outdated cabinets, then paint them.  Just make sure the painter you…

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Chattanooga Open Houses

by Nathan Walldorf in Blog.

Chattanooga Open Houses This is the Chattanooga wide open house weekend.  That means that 249 homes will be open this weekend.  It is a great time to get out and see what is for sale.  This is the one weekend a year when the largest number of Chattanooga homes for sale are open to the…

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Volkswagen in Chattanooga Builds 2nd SUV

by Nathan Walldorf in Blog.

Volkswagen in Chattanooga Builds 2nd SUV Currently, Volkswagen already builds their US version of the Passat at the Chattanooga, TN manufacturing plant.  VW had plans for years to build an SUV in Chattanooga that has evolved in design until it landed on the 7 seat Atlas.  That SUV is complete and will be part of…

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Why Did Your Home Not Sell?

by Nathan Walldorf in Blog.

Why did your home not sell? You had it on the market for 6 months to a year, but the home did not sell.  Asking “why” is the right step to figuring out what to do next with your home.  Ask yourself the following questions: What kind of feedback did you get from showings?  What…

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Chattanooga Home Sales Down in January but Pending Sales Are Up

by Nathan Walldorf in Blog.

Chattanooga Home Sales Down in January but Pending Sales Are Up Chattanooga closed home sales were down by 5% from this time in 2016.  After many months of closed home sale gains, the real estate market let up a tiny bit. That slow down is not looking like a trend since pending home sales in…

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