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Many homeowners want to know how much their home is worth—and understandably so! Whether they intend to sell in the near future or are wondering how much added value their home improvements have created, most homeowners want to know just how much their home is worth in today’s market. 

Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to this question, and it definitely can’t be answered with a visit to an internet site. Finding out how much your home is worth is a complex process that shouldn’t be done without the advice of a local Realtor who is familiar with the market. 

Here are some FAQs we receive from homeowners to help you on the way of finding out the value of your home: 

Q. Can I determine my home’s value from an internet website? 

A.

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

Sunday, March 17 

Artful Yoga

When: 1:30-2:30 p.m. 
Where: Hunter Museum, 10 Bluff View
Cost: $5 donation suggested

Enjoy an art inspired yin practicing allowing guidance to come through your practice led by Yoga Landing instructor Adriana Rios. The class is free but a $5 donation for Artful Yoga supports the Hunter's educational programs. Be sure to bring your own yoga mat.

Wednesdays through March 

Try Archery

When: 3:30-6 p.m. 
Where: Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. 
Cost: Free

Take aim at Outdoor Chattanooga's "Try Archery" class. This free indoor class offers a hands-on opportunity to learn more about the

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, March 1 to Friday, March 8. 

Friday, March 1

Magic In The Garden: A Harry Potter Inspired Event

When: 6-9 p.m. 
Where: Signal Mountain Nursery, 1100 Hubbard Road 
Cost: $40-120

Experience the fun and fantasy of the beloved Harry Potter series in the wild and wonderful grounds of the garden. Signal Mountain Nursery is hosting an evening inspired by the beloved literary series through displays, interactive activities, Harry Potter themed animals provided by Reflection Riding, theatrical performance and refreshment. Attendees are encouraged to come in costume! For more information, visit signalmtnnursery.com/classes-events.

March 1-3

Erlanger

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Will we ever see the sun again? With record amounts of rain in the last few weeks, most Chattanoogans are wondering when it will end. Not to mention, how do you keep the kids busy on the weekend or when school is cancelled?

The fun doesn’t have to stop even if the rain never does. Here are some of our favorite family friendly activities to do on a rainy day in Chattanooga: 

1. Go climbing at High Point Climbing & Fitness

This isn’t your ordinary climbing wall. High Point Climbing & Fitness has a whopping 30,000 square feet of walls and so many routes you couldn’t possibly get bored. High Point’s Kid Zone has climbing specifically for kids—even as young as 3—to enjoy and challenge themselves. The  3,000 Sq. Ft. area offers 15 auto belays and a

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, February 22 to Friday, March 1. 

February 22-24

Houston Museum Antique Show & Sale 

When: February 22-23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and February 24 from noon to 4 p.m. 
Where: Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad Street 
Cost: $10 and grants admission for all three days

Art glass lovers and antique collectors from all over the region flock to Chattanooga every year for the Houston Museum's annual three-day Antiques Show & Sale. The show features dozens of booths from some of the country's top antiques dealers and specialists. Glass expert Dean Six, with Blenko Glass, will give a talk and offer appraisals. For more information, visit thehoustonmuseum.org.

Saturday,

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

February 14-15

Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga Presents "Side Show: The Musical”

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave
Cost: General Admission $20; Senior Citizens $17; Students $17

Kicking off the 2019 season, Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga will present the musical SIDE SHOW by Bill Russell and Henry Krieger. SIDE SHOW was a cult favorite, though short lived, musical from the 1996 season on Broadway. It follows the lives and loves of the famous Siamese Twins Daisy and Violet Hilton. The Hilton Twins, conjoined only by a link of flesh near the hips, were staples of the

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

Opening tonight! 

Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga Presents "Side Show: The Musical”

When: Specific times available on the website
Where: Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave
Cost: General Admission $20; Senior Citizens $17; Students $17

Kicking off the 2019 season, Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga will present the musical SIDE SHOW by Bill Russell and Henry Krieger. SIDE SHOW was a cult favorite, though short lived, musical from the 1996 season on Broadway. It follows the lives and loves of the famous Siamese Twins Daisy and Violet Hilton. The Hilton Twins, conjoined only by a link of flesh near the hips, were staples of

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You might think you have it covered when it comes to selling your home. How hard can it be really? Well, harder than you think. Before you put up that “For Sale By Owner” sign, read these reasons you shouldn’t first: 

1. It’s going to cost you a lot of time 

You’ll have to take amazing photos of your home. Market your home to potential buyers. Show your home to people who aren’t serious buyers. Show your home repeatedly to serious buyers. You’ll be talking to so many people every day. Prepare for this to be your new part time job. Is it worth it? 

2. You’ll lose money

Most people who do FSBO believe they’ll be saving money by not using a real estate agent. In reality, a good realtor will price your property to get the most money in the

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, February 1 to Friday, February 8.

Friday, February 1

Fireside Chat Storytelling Series

When: 7-9 p.m. 
Where: Founders Hall at The Commons, 4950 Swinyar Drive 
Cost: Free

This week’s session of the  City of Collegedale Parks and Recreation Fireside Chat Storytelling Series will feature local students sharing personal poems and stories, and two new young authors, Heather Marsh and Kassedy Whitener, from speaking about their journey to being published. For more information, contact the City of Collegedale Parks and Recreation at 423-468-1971 or thobek@collegedaletn.gov.

Saturday, February 2 

Learn to Play Disc Golf

When: 1-3 p.m. 
Where: Portland

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You don’t have to go to Napa Valley to have an authentic wine tasting experience. Just look around the corner to one of these local wineries! We’ve gathered up the best in local vino for your next date night, day trip or romantic weekend getaway. 

Lookout Winery 

11848 Highway 41, Guild, TN 37340

Just 20 minutes west of downtown Chattanooga is Lookout Winery, the perfect place to take in views of three states and the beautiful Tennessee River while enjoying wine and wood-fired pizza. Yum! The owner of this local staple learned winemaking from his Italian-born grandfather and the art of making pizza from his grandmother. Now Chattanooga can enjoy the rich history of Italian winemaking right here at home. Try the tasting bar with 16 different

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