Mortgage Calculator

If you are a first time home buyer or an owner considering refinancing your first step should be to get a quick estimate from a mortgage calculator and then contact local lenders. Here is a mortgage calculator available from Freddie Mac below. For first time home buyer’s please consider as a quick estimate is that[…]

Rent vs Buy

If you are considering renting vs buying, try this rent payment vs mortgage calculator from Freddie Mac. There are some loan programs with no down payment, however most first time home buyers will be putting at least 3.5% to 5% of the purchase price towards their down payment with an FHA or conventional loan. Monthly[…]

10 Step Guide to Buying a Home

Buying a house may be the most complicated financial process of your entire life. Luckily, we’ve broken it down into 10 straightforward steps: 1. Are you ready to become a homeowner? Whether you’re becoming a homeowner for the first time or you’re a repeat buyer, buying a house is a financial and emotional decision that requires[…]

Listing Agent vs Buyer Agent

It may seem perfectly logical to call the agent on the yard sign while driving around your dream neighborhood searching for your next house. The sign might have a QR code or text code to allow you to quickly access more information—but beware. Your information goes directly to the listing agent and the listing agent works[…]

Buyers Agent: Working for you

Home buyers should always have their own agent. Buyer agents work to negotiate the best terms and price for the buyer. Best of all, the buyer agent’s services are free to the buyer. Most people think they have to pay a sales commission. The truth is this: only the seller pays the commission. Whether a[…]

MobileApp

Keller Williams Mobile App Download here to access app store download or text “kw” to 87778. Select “My Agent from Home Screen” If agent profile is not present: search “Corey Ballew” and add as your agent. Enable GPS and search for properties in your area, open houses, and rentals. Contact agent via email or call from a[…]

Local Market Statistics

If you are considering buying or selling a home in Chattanooga, then it is important to discuss the market trends in the area you are interested in. The market trends for supply, demand, average days on market, and average sales price are different in areas or neighborhoods which makes an impact on your investment, price,[…]

Search Homes on Facebook

We have an integrated Facebook MLS search to our Facebook Page for customers and clients. Here are the basic steps to using the search. Like my Facebook page Go to the Find a Home Tab or directly HomeAsap search Send me a message or call for property questions. Using the HomeAsap search you can find up to[…]

Appointments

Appointments & Connectivity Tools Our team integrates website and social media tools to make connecting easier for clients to keep in touch. Phone calls and meetings are always preferable, but for many clients with busy work and personal schedules, digital communication is important to have accessible. Phone Call or Text 423.326.6488 Email: coreyballew@kw.com Book Appointment or Setmore[…]