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September 2017

Found 8 blog entries for September 2017.


Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, September 29 to Friday, October 6. 

Friday, September 29

Hurricane of Hops - MBBC's Disaster Relief Fundraiser

When: 5-11:45 p.m. 
Where: Moccasin Bend Brewing Co., 3210 S. Broad St. 
Cost: Free

At Hurricane of Hops, a portion of all beer sales that night will be sent to the Red Cross to assist with the relief efforts. There is also a T-shirt campaign through TeeBlaster. For every shirt sold, funds will be added to the donation. chriSte will be performing that night and donating their usual fee to the effort, while Crust Pizza on Broad will also be helping the cause by providing their cracker thin crust pizzas and donating the proceeds. To round things out,

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Buying or selling a home is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll ever make, and the real estate agent you choose to help you is going to make all the difference! But with a market flooded with Realtor and real estate agent options, how do you choose? Here are the most important boxes to check in the process: 

1. Make sure the agent is full-time, not one who does real estate part time on the side

You want to choose an agent that is fully invested in their business, and therefore, you! Someone who does real estate on the side is not going to be fully committed to working for you and will instead have other things—like their full-time gig—taking priority. 

2.  Avoid hiring a relative

It can get a little personal when you mix

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, September 22 to Friday, September 29.

Every Saturday From Sept. 23 through Nov. 4

Cloudland Canyon State Park Presents Fall Fun - Hayrides & More!

When: Noon - 6 p.m.
Where: Cloudland Canyon State Park, 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road, Rising Fawn, Ga 30738 
Cost: $6 for adults, $3 for children 2-12, and toddlers under 2 are free; additional $5 per vehicle parking fee

The entire family will enjoy a tractor-drawn hayride through the beautiful fall colors at Cloudland Canyon State Park. Admission to the hayride includes family fun such as games, temporary tattoos, bubble station, sandbox, sidewalk chalk and coloring. Hot Dogs, soft drinks, snacks and warm

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Tis the season…FOOTBALL SEASON. 

If you’re any like us, one of the best parts of football is the opportunity to gather with family and friends over a ton of snacks. Now we’re not talking snacks of the potato chips and Hostess cake variety—we’re talking about the good stuff. And since sharing is caring, we’re going to let you in on some of our tried and true best football season recipes! 

Cheesy Football

 

What You Need

  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Miracle Whip Dressing
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped Pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. pimento strips
  • RITZ Crackers

What You Do

1. Beat first 5 ingredients

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If you were looking to buy a home or refinance, you might want to start thinking seriously about it soon! 

Mortgage rates are holding at a low for 2017, with a 30-year fixed loan at 4% interest. To put it into perspective, the average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage in June 1987 was 10.54%!

Although not the lowest they’ve been this year, this rate is exceptional, and it seems to be holding for the time being. However, the lack of movement by fixed mortgage rates may be the pause before they begin to ascend once again. 

"Experts in the field expect that mortgage rates will remain at this plateau for now or will rise in the near future," says Christina Lane, senior mortgage loan officer with Movement Mortgage. 

Redfin has now updated its

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, September 15 to Friday, September 22. 

September 15-16

Anne of Green Gables, The Musical

When: Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 16 at 1 and 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, GA 30736 
Cost: $13-17

Storyteller Productions will present "Anne of Green Gables, the Musical." With a book by Donald Harron and music by Norman Campbell, this classic tale of an orphan girl, Anne, who rises from destitution to happiness in the farm country entirely by her pluck and personality is faithfully retold. Anne's adventures at Green Gables, the farm owned by her new caretakers, are both comical and heartwarming. Originating in Canada, the play left

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You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg to improve your home value! There are some simple and inexpensive projects you can do that will give you a great return on your investment. You also don’t have to be a true handyman to do all of these projects. With a little effort and money, you can make a huge difference! 

1. Make sure your kitchen is cooking

In terms of sale value, one thing that can really make or break a home is the kitchen! The kitchen is thought of as the heart of the home, so if it isn’t up to snuff, it can really devalue your home. One thing you can work on is giving outdated cabinets a new appeal with a crisp white semi-gloss paint. For a little elbow grease and a bucket of paint, you can totally transform your kitchen. If your

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, September 8 to Friday, September 15. 

September 8-10 

2017 Tennessee Tiny House Festival

When: Friday, Sept. 8 from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9-10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Where: Audubon Acres, 900 N. Sancturary Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 
Cost: Free - $35

The 2017 Tennessee Tiny House Festival is coming to Audubon Acres! As with its previous record-breaking, for-charity Tiny House Festivals, the United Tiny House Association will be bringing dozens of tiny houses and micro homes, national and world recognized leaders from the tiny house community, Friday night concerts and fire performers, day-time live entertainment, dozens of workshops and

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