Here are the Blogs in the Other Expert Advice
Monday, 12 October 2020
With cooler weather around the corner, it is a good time for a little fall maintenance before winter hits. Here are a few great tips you can use to be better prepared.
1) If you like the ambience of a wood burning fireplace - take the time and money to have the chimney and firebox inspected ...Read More...
Posted on 10/12/2020 8:48 AM by jarod tanksley
Thursday, 10 September 2020
Through these unprecedented times, we’ve been hard-pressed to find good news. I’m pleased to say that here in the mortgage industry we have been blessed with interest rates at all-time lows, allowing us to help a record number of homebuyers and homeowners.
These low rates have fueled a refinance ...Read More...
Posted on 09/10/2020 7:00 AM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 21 August 2020
As the summer progresses, homeowners continue to spend a lot of quality time around the house as their regular activities return, but at a slow pace. Many have spent the last few months decluttering and completing long overdue projects to make their current spaces more organized and family-friendly ...Read More...
Posted on 08/21/2020 6:46 AM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 7 August 2020
We all know the kitchen pantry can have a tempting voice that beckons you to do bad things. That box of double chocolate chip cookies and bag of chips refuse to live a life of solitude! They demand your attention and your company. Temptation can be difficult to resist, especially if other options are ...Read More...
Posted on 08/07/2020 7:12 AM by jarod tanksley
Wednesday, 22 July 2020
It is mid-July and we are in the season of those annoying “pop-up” thunderstorms that seem to make their way into every weather forecast we hear on a daily basis. In technical meteorological terms, that means it might not rain for two weeks in your location or it might pour an inch in 5 minutes, three ...Read More...
Posted on 07/22/2020 6:18 AM by jarod tanksley
Thursday, 2 July 2020
Celebrating at Home!
This weekend as we celebrate our country’s birthday, we recognize this as the unofficial mid-point of summer with lots of fun still to come! Family and friends will be gathering together to enjoy the holiday and if you are hosting at your home, you probably want to tidy up the ...Read More...
Posted on 07/02/2020 4:51 PM by jarod tanksley
Thursday, 25 June 2020
It’s officially summer, the season of long hot days, fun in the sun and of course, LOTS of air conditioning! Many of you have received your first large electric bill of the season reflecting the temperature change and although you are enjoying the beautiful hot days after being cooped up for months, ...Read More...
Posted on 06/25/2020 9:59 AM by jarod tanksley
Monday, 8 June 2020
Since you have been spending so much time around the house doing all sorts of projects and organizing various aspects of your life, you may have decided you would like to do a larger home improvement project for your family’s enjoyment or perhaps in preparation to sell. There are a variety of ...Read More...
Posted on 06/08/2020 7:02 AM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 22 May 2020
The weather has finally taken a turn towards the sun and this weekend is the unofficial start of summer! Many people will be planning gatherings and spending a lot of time outdoors over the next few months so here are some things to keep in mind as you prepare to get the summer started!
Outdoor ...Read More...
Posted on 05/22/2020 3:27 PM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 8 May 2020
Beating the Weeds!
Many of us have spent quite a bit of time over the last few weeks outdoors getting landscapes back under control after the dark cold winter months. After a few visits to the local gardening center, you have chosen some new plants, trimmed emerging shrubs and bushes and fertilized ...Read More...
Posted on 05/08/2020 1:29 PM by jarod tanksley
Thursday, 23 April 2020
Spring is here and we are experiencing the season very differently this year, mainly from the inside of our homes. While you are at home, you may have noticed the spring rain and warmer temperatures have encouraged a variety of small creatures to visit and attempt to share your living space! Some ...Read More...
Posted on 04/23/2020 6:35 PM by jarod tanksley
Thursday, 9 April 2020
Congratulations! You have a contract on your home and a closing date. Now the fun begins when you have to figure out how to get all of your prized possessions moved from the old house into your new one. Feeling tired just thinking about it? Many people decide to stake out the liquor store for boxes, ...Read More...
Posted on 04/09/2020 10:29 AM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 27 March 2020
Happy Spring! Leaves are emerging, flowers are blooming and grass is growing in leaps and bounds all over neighborhoods in Middle Tennessee. This season has started the same as it always has where nature and the calendar are concerned, but quite differently for humans as we are all in the ...Read More...
Posted on 03/27/2020 9:04 AM by jarod tanksley
Wednesday, 26 February 2020
February is just about over and it is time to get your home in tip-top shape and ready to list if you plan on moving this year! As a Realtor® with over 20 years of experience, I can tell you that one of the most important aspects of listing your property is to offer the best first impression of your ...Read More...
Posted on 02/26/2020 9:49 AM by jarod tanksley
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Now that we are well into the new year, many of you may be considering buying a new home. Whether it is your first home-buying experience or not, let me offer you some tips to make the process a little easier! With home inventories low, there may be more competition in your desired neighborhood. ...Read More...
Posted on 02/12/2020 9:28 AM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 31 January 2020
You had a list of "must haves" when you started searching for a home. Then you realized that you would have to make some compromises since no home checked all of your boxes. You managed to get most of what you wanted but maybe the number of rooms or layout wasn't exactly what you had in mind. Or, ...Read More...
Posted on 01/31/2020 6:43 AM by jarod tanksley
Thursday, 16 January 2020
Lighting is an important aspect of your home’s interior design. It is not only functional but can be mood-altering! Just think about the last time the power went off or when you were sleeping in a dark room and someone turned on an overhead light! Light is an important element of comfort in ...Read More...
Posted on 01/16/2020 8:08 AM by Jarod Tanksley
Friday, 27 December 2019
The holidays are winding down and it is time to start packing up the decorations, getting back into a more normal daily routine and looking forward to a new year filled with new possibilities. Many have been in a holiday frame of mind since early November and have "decked the halls" both inside and ...Read More...
Posted on 12/27/2019 8:45 AM by Jarod Tanksley
Thursday, 12 December 2019
Making Your List and Checking it Twice...
It seems like we were just celebrating Thanksgiving and now Christmas is less than two weeks away! Everyone is rushing around to finish decorating and shopping tasks in preparation for the big day. Many people will spend their holiday locally hosting ...Read More...
Posted on 12/12/2019 9:46 AM by Jarod Tanksley
Thursday, 7 November 2019
To rake or not to rake? That is the question! Every year about this time, you stop cutting the grass and realize just how many trees you have in your yard when the leaves start to accumulate on your lawn. You may even be lucky enough to have leaves from your neighbors’ trees find their way into your ...Read More...
Posted on 11/07/2019 5:12 PM by Jarod Tanksley