Investors Are Buying Into Furniture Re-Commerce. Are Clients?

The finance world seems very bullish these days about online marketplaces that deal in gently used furniture and other home-decor wares. Just last September, industry pioneer Chairish scored $33 million in Series B funding from a handful of sources, and Moderne Ventures recently bestowed $5 million on pre-owned-furniture vendor Kaiyo to underwrite an expansion of

out of state homebuyers impact buying a house

East Tennessee’s booming real estate market is attracting out-of-town homebuyers. That added competition for homes, combined with low inventory and an increase in home prices, is making it more difficult and expensive to buy a house in the Knoxville area.  According to the Freddie Mac Housing Price Index, Knoxville’s May home prices increased by 21.4% since May

New Construction May Be the Key to Buying a House Today

First-time homebuyers on a house hunt today quickly learn that they’ve got plenty of competition. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are moving more than ever, sending home prices soaring and sparking bidding wars galore.  But some buyers have found a smart solution to sidestep this madness: by buying a home that hasn’t even been

Buying a new construction home? 4 things to keep in mind

Knowing what’s included in the base price prevents expensive surprises. (iStock) Buying a newly constructed house can be highly appealing. It’s clean in a way a previously owned home will never be, and as the original owner, you’re able to customize certain features. At the same time, you may avoid costly home improvement maintenance associated