Real Estate Blog

 

Spring and summer seem to get all the attention as the best months to sell your home but fall and winter have a lot of perks too! Here are some tips on how to sell your home even in the colder months!

Fall

Fall is a really popular time for selling homes. The cooler weather is a lot more appealing to get out into that the sticky hot summer weather, and a lot of people are finally finished with vacations, summer sports, and the kids are back in school! There may be more competition during the fall but there are also more buyers. Here are some tips for selling in the fall:

  • Keeping Up With The...Leaves - With the falling temperatures that means that the leaves will be falling too. Make sure you are keeping your yard raked, now of course it's
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Looking for some family friendly Halloween activities for the family this year? Well Jackson is full of them! Here are a few of Haltom Home Team's favorites:

  • Bark For Life Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza - Antonia's Paw Spa & Resort is hosting the first annual Bark For Life Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza ...a new canine event to fight cancer on October 22nd from 4pm-7pm! All Proceeds will be donated to the America Cancer Society  to help take a bite out of cancer! Activities will include a costume contest for both adults and pups, a howling contest, trunk or treat for both two and four legged kids, games, activities, food, bake sale, and a chili cook-off! For more information head over to Bark For Life's facebook page www.facebook.com/barkforlifemadisontn
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Unique Property Listed by The Haltom Home Team! 

 

With so many unique architectural attributes it's hard to classify this piece of property as a home, but that is exactly what this beautiful structure is, though not a home you would think to find in west Tennessee! 1620 Dry Creek Road in Pinson, TN is nestled in the middle of a 46 acre wooded lot and is a true structural masonry building with all bearing walls being one foot thick, designed to stand for 500 years! This architectural masterpiece is the work of Clay Chapman who lived on site constructing the French-inspired property. The exterior of the home includes 50 window encasements which were all cast on site, the most impressive of which is a 10 opening window that is set in the front wall 15

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Grubb's Grocery Store

Because today is Earth Day we thought we would share some 'earthy' news that we are beyond excited about! Our fair city is taking another step towards healthy living and lifestyle and will add a natural and organic grocery store to the Jackson Walk. The new grocery is in a prime location right in the heart of downtown with direct access to the The Lift Wellness Center. The new grocery store will be locally owned and operated and will feature quality organic and natural products to help promote clean and healthy eating. This establishment will add to the ever-growing community of downtown Jackson and will provide patrons interested in healthy eating a one stop shop for all of their grocery needs. The store will include all of the usual items you would

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Jackson, TN has another new addition in downtown to be proud of – Bubba Gandy Seafood & Cajun Market recently opened its doors to the public at 217 N. Liberty Street! The revitalization of the downtown Jackson area is tangible and the seafood store adds another vital business to the growing commerce. Seafood lovers will be excited about the latest and greatest business to open downtown, the owner personally picks up all of the products sold at the market from various locations on the Gulf Coast which means you get the freshest ingredients possible. This new storefront is actually an addition to the family owned Bubba Gandy Seafood company established in the 1950’s. The new market will also have some seafood staples available for grab and go such

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 Jackson is growing! There is no denying that the changes we have seen in the city over the past year have been a sign of good things to come. One of our favorite additions to the city over the past year has been The ComeUnity Café in downtown Jackson. We cannot get enough of this amazing establishment, and it’s not just the delicious food that keeps us going back almost every week, we love the unique concept of this volunteer based restaurant. Their mission is ‘to build community by providing nutritious and delicious food made with as much organically, locally and sustainable grown ingredients as possible to all people of Jackson regardless of their ability to pay.’ They are, in fact, a non-profit that has installed a ‘pay-as-you-can’ system as their way

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 Do you have your house listed or are you considering listing your house in the near future? We have some photography tips that will help your house sell fast! The first thing a potential buyer is going to do when they look at a listing of interest is check out the photographs and we know all too well that listing photographs can make or break the sale of a property. First and foremost we recommend that any homeowner, whether they are considering selling their home or not, take several pictures of their homes exterior during the spring. Life can throw all kinds of curve balls your way and if for some reason you have to list your home in the winter you could miss the chance to shine the most flattering light on your home if the lawn is brown and the

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Open House Hosted by The Haltom Home Team

Sunday 2pm-4pm!

 

 

465 Shadowridge Drive in Jackson, TN will have an open house this Sunday (November 16th) hosted by The Haltom Home Team! This home is a beautiful 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Home in the sought after Cherry Hill Subdivision. Newly renovated! A Must See! Kitchen Renovated in 2012, New Appliances, New Cabinets, New Countertops, Separate Laundry Room. Half Bath Renovated in 2012. All New Master Bath- Renovated in 2011. New Hardwood Floors Upstairs in 2011. Lots of Crown Molding and Double Crown Molding throughout the Home. Built in Book Shelves and Gas Log Fireplace in Den. Huge Yard with New Fence. Sunroom and Open Patio! You won’t want to miss a chance to come take a look at this

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 In a time where technology puts just about everything you could want to know about anything right at your finger tips you might wonder 'why do I need a Realtor?' Yes, its true there are many impressive sites out there that enable you to look at properties, list properties, and gather real estate information that does make it possible for you to buy and sell a home without the assistance of a professional. However, there is going to come a time during the process where the help of a Realtor far outweighs the 'do it yourself' approach. As licensed Realtors we also have access to databases and information that is beneficial to our clients and alleviate the headaches of trying to decipher to market on your own. Buying and selling homes is not a simple

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  We found the most handy home maintenance guide that is conveniently organized by season! The tasks for each season help a house thrive throughout the year while also minimizing repairs as your house ages. With this simple guide we hope you will be able to enjoy your house for years to come and save yourself from spending unnecessary money on damages and repairs! 

 Spring

Spring is a big month for home maintenance. They don’t call it “Spring Cleaning” for nothing. Especially focus on the exterior of your home as it’s just gone through winter and is preparing for summer heat, and in some parts of the country, brutal humidity.

  • Check the exterior drainage. Puddles should not stand around your home for more than 24 hours. If water stays, or moves
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