Jay Fradd's (gatlinburgtnrealestate) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Smoky Mountain Real Estate Corporation
February 14th marked the 8th annual Cure Finders Valentine's Dinner and Dance to help fund research for Cystic Fibrosis. The past few years, Brooke and I have been volunteers to the dance and charity event located at the Convention Center next to the Music Road Hotel in Pigeon Forge. Each year it...
A lot of my clients are not initially aware of the differences and advantages/disadvantages when comparing short sales versus foreclosures. This blog will be an attempt to explain in detail how the process works and the benefits and hassles associated with each. First I will describe and somewhat...
The real estate market in Sevier County has unquestionably been impacted by foreclosures and short sales of cabins. A large portion of the cabin sales, approximately 40%, have been either foreclosures or short sales. Among these foreclosures many were purchased at what I would consider bargains a...
Recent land sales in Sevier County have been sluggish to say the least. No matter the area - Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Wears Valley, Sevierville, or any other area of Sevier County sales have been few and far between. There is an abundance of land on the market, but very few buyers willing to pon...
I have been trying to keep as informed as possible regarding the recent economic crisis including the Federal Reserve's monetary policy actions. At times it can be quite confusing. To me it is even more difficult to comprehend the data in a manner to analzye the implications and potential repercu...
I am a frequent traveler to various areas in the Smoky Mountains National Park and the surrounding areas, but there are few places that capture my interest with awe inspiring views such as the Foothills Parkway. The completed portion between Walland and Fontana Dam has some of the most spectacula...
I have received several questions from clients regarding the current state of the real estate and rental market here in the Smokies. I thought I would post my analysis for all to see regarding the Sevier County area real estate market, foreclosures, and the impact of the "real estate/mortgage bub...
About one month ago I blogged about the number of new listings on the market in comparison to sold properties. The statistics from March 6th to the previous 30 days indicated there were 902 new listings and 152 properties sold. A month later, the numbers show a similar trend with slightly fewer n...
I am a frequent visitor of local auctions - partially looking for a bargain on some real estate and in some ways for curiousity, entertainment, and getting a better feel for the real estate market. Recently, I have attended auctions by various companies including Furrow Auction Company for some b...
Wilderness at the Smokies is a new upscale waterpark resort including condos, hotels, and nearby event center and golf course. The indoor waterpark is the first of its kind in the East TN area and provides year round entertainment and fun. The owner of Wilderness at the Smokies is waterpark indus...

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