Here are the Blogs in the Other Expert Advice category.
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Thursday, 23 September 2021
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blog preview image Did the most recent few rainfalls cause drainage issues in your yard or even enter your home?  Lately it seems more like spring than fall with the amount of rain we have had in Middle Tennessee.  Unfortunately, we tend to forget about drainage until it rains like it has over the last few weeks.  Getting ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/23/2021 2:08 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Wednesday, 15 September 2021
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blog preview image The thermometer and the calendar both say it’s almost fall!  The change temperatures bring our attention to preparing for football-watching, chili-eating, sweater-wearing season!  While you haven’t flipped over from air conditioning to the heat just yet, if you have a fireplace, the cooler evenings ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/15/2021 7:49 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Monday, 30 August 2021
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blog preview image Normally by Labor Day in Middle Tennessee your lawn is on the crunchy greenish-yellow side and this would not be the best time to do anything that might cause further damage.  Even if you use a sprinkler system all summer, the grass stays green but may still not be as healthy as it would with regular ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2021 2:38 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Friday, 13 August 2021
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blog preview image Not Your Grandma’s Wallpaper It is not unusual to see homebuyers cringe when they tour a listing with wallpaper, especially if the home was built in the 1960’s or 70’s and it is original to the home.  Many of us have had the experience of trying to remove old wallpaper only for it to come off in ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/13/2021 9:22 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 22 July 2021
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blog preview image What’s Your Address? Do you ever get your neighbor’s mail or packages or do they get yours?  Sometimes, it may just be an oversight by the mail carrier or delivery person.  However, if it happens often or if visitors seem to have difficulty locating your home you may want to spruce up your house ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/22/2021 10:18 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 1 July 2021
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blog preview image Last year at this time we were in the height of a pandemic lockdown where we spent MUCH quality time around the house, apartment or condo for months and months on end. Many used some of this time to get on the decluttering train and regain some order in your space, especially if you suddenly found yourself ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/01/2021 8:47 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Monday, 14 June 2021
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blog preview image Summer is here and we all want to spend more time outdoors enjoying the season.  Do you like your outdoor space and want to spend more time there or has it turned into just another space through which you enter or exit your home?  If you don’t love your outdoor space, you can make a few easy upgrades ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2021 8:34 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Tuesday, 25 May 2021
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blog preview image After many decluttering sessions you have decided you no longer want to share your bedroom with a piece of exercise equipment or have laundry drying on a rack in the den.  You know you want to move to a new home, but how do you know if you need more space or just a different layout?  Look carefully ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/25/2021 2:27 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 13 May 2021
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blog preview image How do you know it’s time to go??? Home sales are typically higher as we move from spring into summer and this year has been no exception!  It seems that everywhere you look there is an article or news story about buying or selling your home.  It is easy to get caught up in the dollar signs of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/13/2021 1:39 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 29 April 2021
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blog preview image In case you hadn’t noticed, properties have been “flying off the shelf” here in Middle Tennessee!  Spring has always been a busy time for buyers and sellers as we shake off winter, however, a pace like no other has developed this year!  Many people want to sell their current home and buy a new one.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/29/2021 1:02 PM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 15 April 2021
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blog preview image Deciding to sell your home – whether you have lived there for a long time or a brief period, is usually an emotional time. Choose an agent that will assist you in the emotional decisions, too. There are many decisions to be made, it is critical that you have complete trust in your agent. Put your trust ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/15/2021 11:14 AM by Jarod Tanksley
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Thursday, 18 March 2021
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blog preview image Spring is here and your sniffles or runny nose may have announced it even though the official calendar start is still a few days away!  Leaves and flowers are emerging from the long winter and as usual, a change of season often reminds us to do some maintenance around the house.  Many people are probably ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/18/2021 11:29 AM by jarod tanksley
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Wednesday, 3 March 2021
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blog preview image “I can’t buy a house, I don’t have 20% to put down!” I hear this quote all the time when I am speaking with people and I tell them what I do for a living.  We start the conversation of me being a lender, and they say they would love to purchase a home but they don't have 20% down.  In this day and ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/03/2021 3:13 PM by jarod tanksley
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Wednesday, 17 February 2021
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blog preview image It has been almost a year since many people started working exclusively from home.  Some may have already been working from home on occasion or full-time by choice.  It was a nice balance and enjoyable.  There were already some established routines and it was a nice break from office life but you still ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/17/2021 10:25 AM by jarod tanksley
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Thursday, 4 February 2021
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Healthy Super Bowl Snack Recipes that everyone will Enjoy!   Whether you're cheering on the Chiefs or the Buccaneers - or just tuning in for the commercials and the halftime show, odds are you're looking forward to the game day spread!  Did you know that Super Bowl Sunday marks the second leading ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2021 4:38 PM by jarod tanksley
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Friday, 22 January 2021
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blog preview image As a fulltime professional, I am constantly trying to improve my real estate knowledge so that I can represent you in the best way possible. I recently participated in an update seminar concerning the latest changes for the 2021 Tennessee Association of Realtors legal forms used to buy and sell homes ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/22/2021 3:42 PM by jarod tanksley
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Wednesday, 13 January 2021
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blog preview image Home Safety in the New Year As we begin a new year and the hustle and bustle of the holidays have passed, many people turn their attention toward cleaning and organizing their homes and stowing away the presents and decorations for another year.  While you are taking time to get your home back to ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/13/2021 8:33 AM by jarod tanksley
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Friday, 4 December 2020
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A majority of articles you read about improving your home’s appearance or maintenance projects place a strong emphasis on the front door of your home.  Although the front door is a very important aspect for your home’s curb appeal and what makes the first impression on your guests, for most of us, the ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/04/2020 11:03 AM by jarod tanksley
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Friday, 13 November 2020
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blog preview image   You may be ready to settle in to the current season of sweaters, fireplaces and pie, but spring is just around the corner and if you want to welcome it with flowers, you need to think about it now!  If you have some areas around your home that could use a little more color next season but you ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/13/2020 10:54 AM by jarod tanksley
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Friday, 30 October 2020
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blog preview image Here we are at the doorstep of another seasonal change!  Along with that change comes some big changes in temperature, weather conditions and don’t forget the pests looking for a nice place to spend the winter. As you clean up outdoor spaces around your home and get things ready for fall and winter ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/30/2020 10:04 AM by jarod tanksley
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