Entries by dennisvalansi

ASK THE REALTOR – Dreaming of building a home?

Q:  We have owned several homes in subdivisions.  We are thinking of building a home on a small piece of land and hoping to have minimal restrictions.  We have no idea where to begin.    A:  Building a home is not for the faint of heart.  It can be a grueling, yet rewarding undertaking. Financing […]

ASK THE REALTOR – 55+ Communities

Q:  Our children are grown and our grandchildren are young adults.  We have over 3,500 sq ft in our current home, and are considering scaling back quite a bit.  We are considering a 55+ type community but,  don’t know much about them.   A:  There are many different types of 55+ communities.  Some are exclusively […]


Q:  We have heard something about tax savings if you own enough land in Tennessee. How do we find out more about that?   A:  The Greenbelt Law applies to 15+ acres of land used for one of the following: land producing $1,500 a year in agricultural income; land farmed by an immediate family member […]