From the Archive
Chattanooga Region begins its annual cooldown
By HOM Editor | November 7, 2019
The market fundamentals suggest no significant changes from recent trends, other than the seasonally tempered pace we see this time of year.
Tennessee REALTORS® Work for Sinkhole Disclosure
By HOM Editorial Team | April 27, 2015
With Tennessee ranked the fifth-riskiest state for sinkholes, the Tennessee Association of REALTORS® is working to protect homebuyers from the often devastating losses caused by them. Sinkholes are a problem in many parts of the United States. They are …
PAST CALLS FOR ACTION
Property Rights in Williamson County, TN
March 5, 2020
Residents were asked to oppose a plan that would restrict landowners to only one home per 5 acres instead of one home per one acre.
Knoxville Area “Cluster Box Units”
September 16, 2019
Knoxville areas residents were asked to sign a petition calling on the local USPS Postmaster to stop requiring cluster box units, and come to the table to find a compromise.
Rising home prices fallout: Greater rent burden destroying the dream of homeownership
Much like home prices, rents are also spiking, taking upwards of 53% of family income, causing stress on wallets and crushing homeownership dreams.
A secret bias against Blacks exists in mortgage approval algorithms
Closing the wealth gap made is being more difficult by mathematical equations used to determine mortgage eligibility.
Weather causing unexpected, unforeseen headaches for homeowners
An influx of severe weather in places not used to such dangerous conditions has wreaked havoc on homeowners when it comes to insurance.
Historic infrastructure bill passes, but it will merely be a good first step
American families lose, on average, about $3,300 annually due to failed infrastructure. Did you ever hit a pothole and blow out a tire? That’s failed infrastructure. Did you ever lose power long enough, or does it happen frequently enough, where you ha …
It looks fine and tastes good, but tap water is unsafe for many Americans
When you pour yourself a glass of water from the tap in your kitchen, you can hold the glass up to the light and the liquid looks crystal clear. Next, doing your best impression of a wine connoisseur, you swirl the water around in the glass and tip it …
Have You Signed The Homeowner Bill of Rights?
It’s time to stand up and be counted!
Did you know that homeowners pay between 80 and 90 percent of all federal income taxes? If you are a homeowner, show your support now for a Homeowner Bill of Rights. Sign it now!