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Monthly Archives: December 2019

    Built In Dishwashers vs. Hand Washing: Which is Greener?

    By Barry Evans | December 31, 2019

    For a while, when it comes to green impacts, the prevailing wisdom has been that built in dishwashers beat hand-washing dishes, in a runaway. By the numbers, according to one study at the University of Bonn in Germany, the dishwasher uses only half the energy, one-sixth of the water, and less soap, to boot. That sounds... Read More

    Why It Pays to List Your Home in Winter

    By Barry Evans | December 28, 2019

    Spring may still be peak home-shopping season, since most families want to move when the kids are out of school. Yet it actually pays to list in the winter, when buyers tend to have more urgency: A study by online brokerage Redfin found that average sellers net more above asking price during the months of December,... Read More

    Looking for some Cuban Food in Chattanooga?

    By Barry Evans | December 24, 2019

    I recently visited Emarbo 62 and had a most excellent meal.  Coming from South Florida in 2004, there really wasn’t anything resembling good Cuban food until a few years ago when a Miamian decided to move to Chattanooga and open a Cuban Restaurant. Growing up in South Florida and working in the heart of downtown... Read More

    Staging Tips for Selling During the Holidays

    By Barry Evans | December 20, 2019

    Before you deck the halls, see which holiday decor can help you sell. It’s the time of year that calendars are packed with holiday parties, budgets are strained by gift-giving and the roads are covered in freshly fallen snow. Alas, ’tis not the season for real estate. But the good news is that the few... Read More

    Home for Sale – 859 Hudlow Road, Dunplap TN 37327

    By Barry Evans | December 13, 2019

    Priced at $525,000 Large custom built one level home with acreage. Don’t miss this opportunity to live the quiet country life in your private retreat. Sit in your rocker on the large front porch where you can watch the sunrise and hang gliding.Listen to the quiet sounds of nature.This home has many amenities. Soaring ceilings,... Read More

    What it takes to deck the halls for Christmas at the White House

    By Barry Evans | December 9, 2019

    Christmas spirit, in the form of twinkly lights and bright red bows, has arrived at the White House. The walls, windows and grand rooms have been adorned with holiday traditions, thanks to first lady Melania Trump, who paid special attention to the “Spirit of America”-themed detail. Here’s an inside look at how some of the most eloquent details emulate... Read More

    Deck the Halls: 10 Things to Do Leading Up to Christmas

    By Barry Evans | December 5, 2019

    Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year. You have to buy and wrap presents, decorate the tree, cook, bake, and more. Preparing your home for Christmas may seem stressful but it doesn’t have to be. Here are small things that you can do every day leading up to Christmas. Your home can... Read More

    6 Tips To Buying A Home During The Holidays

    By Barry Evans | December 1, 2019

    Why It Makes Sense to Buy a Home at Year’s End Moving during the holidays can be a headache with all the seasonal activities and obligations – not to mention unpleasant weather in many locations. However, there are plenty of positives to buying a home during the holidays that may make the headaches of moving... Read More

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Diane Evans, along with several of her other team members went above and beyond to help us find our dream home.  They were very patient and listened to what our needs and wants were in a home.  They are all very knowledgeable and kept us informed throughout the entire process.  Thank you so much EVANS GROUP!!
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