Here are the Blogs in the Other Expert Advice
Thursday, 15 April 2021
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...
Posted on 04/15/2021 11:14 AM by Jarod Tanksley
Thursday, 18 March 2021
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...
Posted on 03/18/2021 11:29 AM by jarod tanksley
Wednesday, 3 March 2021
“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...
Posted on 03/03/2021 3:13 PM by jarod tanksley
Wednesday, 17 February 2021
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...
Posted on 02/17/2021 10:25 AM by jarod tanksley
Thursday, 4 February 2021
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...
Posted on 02/04/2021 4:38 PM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 22 January 2021
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...
Posted on 01/22/2021 3:42 PM by jarod tanksley
Wednesday, 13 January 2021
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...
Posted on 01/13/2021 8:33 AM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 4 December 2020
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...
Posted on 12/04/2020 11:03 AM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 13 November 2020
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...
Posted on 11/13/2020 10:54 AM by jarod tanksley
Friday, 30 October 2020
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...
Posted on 10/30/2020 10:04 AM by jarod tanksley
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