Smoky Mountain Real Estate Blog

March 1, 2013

A Look Into The Log Cabin Real Estate Market In East Tennessee For 2012


Earlier this year I discussed a few things to consider before purchasing an investment cabin in the Smokies and followed it up with ways to maximize bookings for your rental cabin. In this article we are going to discuss the type of cabins that had the best performance for 2012 ...

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Feb. 23, 2013

Pigeon Forge Posts Record Profits From Tourism In 2012

Pigeon-ForgeWith all the talk about our economy, recession, and volatility, you wouldn't know there was even an issue by looking at the tax revenue posted by the City of Pigeon Forge for year ending 2012. According to Mayor David Wear, the city had it's best year ever. Every ...

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Feb. 15, 2013

Which Day Of The Week Is Best For Listing Your Home Or Log Cabin? The Day That Ends With "Y"!

The best time to list your homeThat's right.  The best day of the week to list your log cabin in Gatlinburg or your home in Sevierville is on the day that ends with a "Y". All joking aside, according to Redfin, Friday is the best day to list your home. Properties that are listed on ...

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Jan. 27, 2013

Do Realtors Really Need All This Technology?

Technology FrustrationsIn a word, ABSOLUTELY! That's not to say that someone can't be successful and provide you with great service with out being a techy, they can. That's techy, not trecky. Nothing wrong with being a trecky but that is a different article. In this day and age ...

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Jan. 23, 2013

K2 Volleyball's Wilderness at the Smokies Tournament 2013

K2 Volleyball will be hosting their 3rd annual volleyball tournament at Wilderness in the Smokies this upcoming weekend, January 24th - 27th and again for a second weekend on February 2nd - 3rd. The first 2 years have been a great success.  The Nation's best volleyball clubs will attend this 2 ...

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Jan. 16, 2013

Why Is My Home Not Getting Any Showings?

Selling your home in East TennesseeThis is the most common question that sellers ask after having listed their home.  There are a couple reasons why homes just sit on the market with out any activity on them at all.  The hardest thing for many sellers to understand is that the process of selling your home ...

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Jan. 10, 2013

Maximize Bookings On Your Log Cabin Investment

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These log cabins in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are considered to be an upscale alternative to hotels and motels. When people visit the Smoky Mountains they want to experience all that our area has to offer. Hopefully you read my previous article on "Decisions to make before buying an investment ...

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Jan. 6, 2013

Decisions To Make Before Buying An Investment Log Cabin

Answer these questions before buyingInvesting in real estate in any capacity is a gamble that can be very rewarding or an absolute nightmare.  Especially if you are an absentee homeowner.  A large majority of people that are investing in log cabins in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and surrounding areas do not live here locally.  There are a ...

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Jan. 6, 2013

Safety Glazing Protection in Your Home

Non-tempered Glass BreakMany accidents and injuries in the home are related to breakage of glass in windows and doors and are typically attributed to failure to see the glass; slips and falls; and intentional breakage.   In the 1960's the National Safety Council and National Glazing Association worked together to form a standard for impact ...

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Jan. 4, 2013

Rootin' For Regen

Rootin For RegenThere are few things more amazing than when a community comes together to support one of their own.  The Morris family from Gatlinburg, Tennessee are dealing with what no child should have to deal with.  Sickness.  And not just any sickness.  Their son Regen has been hospitalized since November 5 ...

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