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October 2017

Found 6 blog entries for October 2017.

In theory, buying a fixer upper is a great idea! If you want to live in a certain area and can’t afford a house in move-in ready condition, or if you’re one of those people who love the charm of an older home, it actually might be your only option. But ask anyone who has made it through a major renovation, and you’ll find out that you might be in for a bigger headache than you could have imagined. Before you set out to do your remodel, here’s some need to know advice to help you make it through. 

1. Choose wisely 

Location, location, location. You’ve heard it before, but when it comes to buying a home, it’s maybe the best advice we can give. You can have an amazing home in a less than ideal location, and your odds of resale go down immensely. Be

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, October 27 to Friday, November 3. 

Friday, October 27

Ladies Night Out - Hallowine

When: 6-9 p.m. 
Where: Georgia Winery, 6469 Battlefield Pkwy, Ringgold, GA 30736 
Cost: $20

Grab your girlfriends and join us for an enchanting evening at the Georgia Winery! Featuring live music, pampering, wine by the glass and door prizes! Food will be available for purchase! Feel free to wear your costume! Tickets include two glasses of wine, door prize entry, and a small cheese plate!

All month long

Rock City's Blowing Springs Farm featuring the Enchanted MAiZE

When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Where: Blowing Springs Farm, 271 Chattanooga Valley Road, Flintstone, GA

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, October 20 to Friday, October 27.

Saturday, October 21

3rd Annual Barktoberfest & Meowlloween Party Presented By Hair Of The Dog Pub

When: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: McKamey Animal Center, 4500 North Access Road
Cost: Free - $45

Kick off Halloween with a whole day of family fun activities at McKamey ending with a German dinner provided by Lee Catering and an adult Terminal Brewhouse Beer Gardens. The event will feature trick-or-treating in the spooky woods from 6-9 p.m. (entry with a donation of cat/dog food or toy), costume contests, live music by Marty and Gibby from 6-9 p.m. and adoption specials from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Terminal Brewhouse Beer Garden with

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We're headed into November with some exciting news - The Torgerson Team is growing! 

If you've bought a home with us, chances are you've worked with our former showing assistant Jordan Cook. Jordan will be joining The Torgerson Team full time as a Buyer Specialist.

Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Jordan grew up loving sports, home-cooked meals and spending time with friends and family. Whether it was playing lacrosse in the backyard with his brother, playing fetch with his dogs or just relaxing on the couch with friends, he quickly realized how important a good home was. 

After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Jordan moved to Chattanooga and began the journey into the real estate industry. Coming from a family of commercial real estate

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, October 6 to Friday, October 13. 

Friday, October 6 - Saturday, October 7 

3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival

When: 6-10 p.m. 
Where: Ross’s Landing, 100 Riverfront Parkway 
Cost: Free

The 3 Sisters Festival (the three daughters of Fletcher Bright) has experienced a tremendous response since its 2007 inception and has featured a full schedule of some of the biggest names in bluegrass including Yonder Mountain String Band, Ricky Skaggs, Rhonda Vincent, Dan Tyminski and Del McCoury. Combining both traditional and contemporary bluegrass, this two-day event is becoming a nationally known bluegrass gathering. 2017's lineup will include Dismembered Tennesseans

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Now that the weather is finally cooling down, it’s a perfect time to hit the trails for some family fun in the outdoors! But what are the best hikes in Chattanooga to bring the kiddos on? Check out our top five favorites below: 

1. Cloudland Canyon State Park 

Featuring 30 miles of trails and two beautiful waterfalls, Cloudland Canyon State Park is an awesome option for a fall-weather hike with the family. The well-marked trails include a whole lot of stairs, so if you’re not comfortable going down those or carrying smaller children down them, it may not be your best bet. BUT if you can handle that, it’s only a short, easy hike to get you to a gorgeous waterfall. Let the kids play on the rocks and enjoy the view! Don’t forget to bring $5 to pay

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