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Monthly Archives: February 2015

    Do you like dogs? If you do, you might have thought building something like this before..

    By Jennifer Carstensen | February 27, 2015

    Dog Bark Inn (Cottonwood, Idaho) Maybe you could just visit the Dog Bark Inn and stay a night or two, for the fun of it! The Dog Bark Inn is a Beagle shaped house that was created by chainsaw artists, Dennis Sullivan and Frances Conklin, in 2003. The couple who made a living from carving... Read More

    The 7 Most-Needed Repair Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

    By Jennifer Carstensen | February 26, 2015

    Relax. Here’s how to make short work of every common repair annoyance from a leaky toilet to a sticky window. 1. Fix a leaky toilet Running toilets not only rob sleep, they waste water and jack up your bill. Here’s how to change a flapper — the usual suspect — and solve other likely... Read More

    One of the BEST places to eat in East Memphis

    By Jennifer Carstensen | February 25, 2015

    One of the BEST places to eat in E Memphis. It’s tucked away off Poplar to the west of Swankys. ORGANIC or all natural. I love what she’s doing here. I’m trying the combo. Source:  365 Things To Do In Memphis, Tennessee Facebook Page (4Dumplings) Read More

    Take A Tour Tuesday

    By Jennifer Carstensen | February 24, 2015

    Good morning! Are you ready to take a tour of an adorable home for sale in Bartlett, TN? Here is some info about this listing as well as the link for the tour. Enjoy! 7179 Devine Street, Bartlett, TN 38133 Adorable 3BR Home in Bartlett. Huge Great Room with Stone Fireplace. Updated Eat-In Kitchen with... Read More

    Thinking of Buying? What are you waiting for?

    By Jennifer Carstensen | February 23, 2015

    If you are planning on becoming a homeowner, or moving up to the home of your dreams in 2015, here are four great reasons to consider buying a home now, instead of waiting until spring. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise The Home Price Expectation Survey polls a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment... Read More

    Gas Smell Reported Across Memphis

    By Jennifer Carstensen | February 20, 2015

    MFD spokesman, yesterday night, talked about the gas smell around the city. They have checked but have found nothing as of yet. According to a source, MLGW dealt with hundreds of calls about possible gas leaks. According to MLGW, odor is Mercaptan, likely from leaking vehicle passing through the county. The said vehicle was suspected... Read More

    5 Reasons to Love Using a Real Estate Professional

    By Jennifer Carstensen | February 19, 2015

    Source: Keeping Current Matters/KCM Crew/02132015 Read More

    Homeownership Rates: Are they Crashing?

    By Jennifer Carstensen | February 18, 2015

    The Census recently released their 2014 Homeownership Statistics, and many began to worry that Americans have taken a step back from the notion of homeownership. Easy… Chicken Little The national homeownership rate peaked in 2004, representing a 69.2% of Americans who bought vs. rented their primary residence. Many have noticed a decline in rate since... Read More

    Take a Tour Tuesday

    By Jennifer Carstensen | February 17, 2015

    It’s that time again! Perhaps you are stuck inside due to inclement weather. Maybe you are at work and simply need a break. Whatever the reason may be: It’s time to take a tour of one of our beautiful listings! 12500 Bonsai Bend Drive Absolutely Gorgeous Former Model Home Provides Unique Open Layout Not Found Anywhere... Read More

    Either Way, You’re Paying a Mortgage!

    By Marco Manumbas | February 12, 2015

    There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – either your mortgage or your landlord’s. As a paper from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University explains: “Households... Read More

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