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Nathan Torgerson and The Torgerson Team at Keller Williams Realty was recently presented the honor of Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Greater Downtown Chattanooga for 2018 in Units and Volume as well as Top 5 Team at Keller Williams Realty in the state of Tennessee for 2018.

“Each year we recognize the top groups, teams and individual agents in our office for their accomplishments in the year before,” says Nathan Brown, chief leadership officer for Keller Williams Realty of Greater Downtown Chattanooga. “For someone to earn these awards in particular, they have to be ridiculously effective and efficient at providing phenomenal service to clients, otherwise (the client) wouldn’t repeat business with that agent.”

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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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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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Want to know the best places in Chattanooga to take the kids for the holidays? We’ve scoped out all of the best Chattanooga has to offer for holiday fun this year and have brought it all together for you! Here are our favorite local destinations to enjoy a very merry Chattanooga Christmas: 

December 22-23 

Gingerbread Workshops at the Creative Discovery Museum

When: Saturday, December 22 at 1 p.m.; Sunday, December 23 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Where: Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Cost: $25 for members; $45 for nonmembers

Kick off the holiday season with this sweet tradition. The whole family will enjoy creating sweet and sticky houses from gingerbread, icing, candy and other sugary confections. The workshop

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Sometimes we do it for the ‘gram. And luckily Chattanooga is a seriously photogenic place (it didn’t get nicknamed the “Scenic City” for nothing) with some great Instagram-worthy restaurants, retailers and locations to check out! We’ve gathered up just some of our favorites to add to your list. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know! 

Sunset Rock 

If you haven't made it to Sunset Rock before, boy you are missing out on a great hike and an every better photo opp. Start your trek by parking at Cravens House overlooking Chattanooga atop beautiful Lookout Mountain. From there you’ll take the Bluff Trail for a 3.4 mile steep, but short short out and back hike that is completely worth the effort for the view! You can bring dogs, on a leash, and also

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The Chattanooga area housing market is booming. Homes are getting multiple offers and selling in just days of being listed. There are hardly enough homes in inventory for the amount of people looking to buy.

So … when will the bubble burst? Are we looking at another housing crisis on the horizon?

With the demand for homes only going up in this bustling market, we’re looking at the possibility of housing prices raising to the point that buyers won’t be able to afford them. Although we aren’t there yet, with home prices trending upwards, we have to look back and consider what that meant historically in the real estate market.

In the past, when home prices have gone up at this rate, it kept many potential buyers—from young newlyweds looking for

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Draw your dream home and enter to win an iPad mini!

Kids, if you could have any home in the world, what would it look like? Would it have a full basketball court, a swimming pool or a backyard full of horses? Would the house be lime green? How many bedrooms would it have?

For the month of October, The Torgerson Team is hosting its first "Draw Your Dream Home" contest and the sky's the limit on what you can imagine! Draw us your ultimate dream home for a chance to win a brand new iPad!

Here's how it works:

1. Children ages 18 and under may draw their dream home and mail it in to us at:
The Torgerson Team
202 Manufacturers Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37405

2. With the submission, be sure to include the child's name and age, parent(s) name, phone

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We only have about a month left of summer, so it’s your last chance to soak up the season! Here is a list of some local fun and free activities to round out your summer.

1. Walk or bike the riverwalk 

Take in the summer sun on the Chattanooga riverwalk. There are lots of sculptures to enjoy  and parks along the way for the kids to play. If you don’t feel like walking and have a few dollars to spare, you can rent a bike from one of the Bike Chattanooga kiosks and pedal your way around town!

2. Cool off at the North Chick Blue Hole

For only a 20 minute drive from downtown Chattanooga to Soddy Daisy area (297 Montlake Rd, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379), the North Chick Blue Hole feels like a serious oasis. North Chickamauga Creek is nestled between

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The Torgerson Team's second annual Back to School School Supply Drive was a huge success! Thanks to you and your donations, we were able to love on 10 of our local teachers with gift baskets overflowing with goodies. 

Our journey to deliver these gift baskets took us to on a tour of area schools including ones in Chattanooga, Ringgold, Rossville, Hixson, Signal Mountain, Soddy-Daisy and Rock Spring. Along the way we heard so many stories of how your donations would make a difference

Many of our local teachers have to buy hundreds of dollars worth of school supplies out of  their own pocket to either outfit their classroom or help a child who comes to school without. One teacher said she's even gone to buy things like backpacks for students whose

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The Torgerson Team at Keller Williams Realty is sponsoring its second annual Back to School School Supply Drive beginning this month! 

For the month of July, The Torgerson Team will be collecting donations of school supplies on students’ and teachers’ wish lists including items like: sticky notes, EXPO markers, dry erase board cleaner, Kleenex, highlighters, pens, Clorox/Lysol wipes, paper, hand sanitizer, binder clips, pencils, Sharpie pens and paper clips. These much-needed supplies will be distributed to local teachers and students just in time for the new school year. 

“Many families locally are struggling to make ends meet, and some of them are unable to provide the basic school supplies their children need to be effective,” says Nathan

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