• Ryan Smith
  • 16 August, 2021

Tips for Choosing a Water Filter for Your Home

August is water quality month, so it’s the perfect time to discuss choosing the right water filter for your home and family. There’s no better way to ensure the purity of your home’s water than a good water filter. They block all manner of dangerous contaminants from making their way into your drinking water. Modern…

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  • Ryan Smith
  • 20 July, 2021

Home Builder Stats & What They Mean – Summer 2021

According to the National Association of Home Builder’s Eye on Housing blog, the month of June saw steady housing production. However increased construction costs as well as issues of limited supply are definitely a factor impacting the industry. Housing starts, which is defined as the number of new houses begun during a particular period, saw…

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  • Ryan Smith
  • 21 June, 2021

June is National Homeownership Month!

June has been designated as National Homeownership Month, and this topic is near to our hearts at Coldwell Banker Wallace because it’s such an important part of what we do. We’ve been guiding East Tennessee home since 1936 and it is our honor to play a role in this journey for our clients. As we…

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  • Ryan Smith
  • 5 April, 2021

Next Steps After Moving Into a New Home

So you just moved into a new home….congratulations! As you enter your brand new house, you are probably thinking, now what? This is a common question new homeowners ask themselves when the time comes to settle into a new home. With all the excitement and work involved in finding a first home, first-time buyers may…

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  • Ryan Smith
  • 5 April, 2021

7 Tips for a Better Lawn

April is Lawn and Garden Month and we’ve got some great tips to help you keep your lawn in good shape this spring/summer and beyond! Fertilization – The three main nutrients that soil needs to support grass and plant life are nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. All fertilizers contain varying proportions of these vital nutrients and…

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  • Ryan Smith
  • 30 November, 2020

Should You Sell Your Home in Winter Months?

Have you decided to sell your home in the new year? It can seem like a daunting task to get your house ready for the market, but it doesn’t have to be. Some might think that it doesn’t make sense to list your home in winter, but we disagree. Winter is actually a great time…

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  • Ryan Smith
  • 1 June, 2020

Start Growing Vegetables at Home

If you’ve been dreaming about enjoying fresh veggies from your own garden this summer/fall, here are some tips to get you started! We went right to the source (The Farmer’s Almanac) and you can find more in-depth information in their Vegetable Gardening Guide for Beginners (link below). First of all, just like real estate, remember…

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  • Ryan Smith
  • 27 May, 2020

5 Reasons to Use an Agent to Buy Your Home

So, you’re thinking about buying a home. Congratulations! This is an exciting step, especially if it’s the first home you’ve ever purchased. So now you’re going to need a real estate agent. Of course, you can search for homes online. Most people do. And it’s great to look around to see what’s available, what areas…

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  • Ryan Smith
  • 20 May, 2020

The Real Estate Industry & Tech: Then vs. Now

How has technology changed the real estate industry? Around two decades ago, less than 10% of buyers found their home on the Internet. Now that number is closer to 50%. There’s no arguing that the Internet is a valuable tool. And while it might seem like we live in a world that exists in the…

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  • Ryan Smith
  • 13 May, 2020

4 Safety Tips for a Home Workshop

Nothing beats having a workshop at home. Whether you’re into DIY projects or just need a place to do those quick fix-it jobs, an at home workshop can be an invaluable asset. But it’s important to remember some basic safety guidelines if you decide to build a workshop at home. Accidents happen, but you can…

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