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COVID-19

Everyone is being impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak differently. Learn what's happening in the Chattanooga area real estate market since we've impacted and how we are helping our locals!

Real Estate and COVID-19 Effects in Chattanooga

First of all, we hope you and your families are doing wellsafe, and healthy!

During this strange and difficult time, we wanted to reach out and let you know that The Torgerson Team is here to help however we can! Below are a few ways that can help you, your families, and your friends during this unknown time.

 

#1 REFINANCING— You may want to look into refinancing your home! The federal government cut their rates to 0%. This doesn't mean interest rates for mortgages are at 0%, but what it does mean is that

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Looking for the best places in Chattanooga to visit 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 your holiday season in Chattanooga: 

December 14-23 

Gingerbread Workshops at the Creative Discovery Museum

When: Saturday, December 14 - Sunday, December 22
Where: Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Cost: $30 for members; $55 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 includes hot chocolate, cookies,

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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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Chattanoogans, you’re in luck! Our area is one of the most beautiful places in the country to see the fall colors thanks to the diversity of trees and broad elevation changes. 

Now that cool weather is finally here, it’s the perfect time to explore all of the prime hiking the Chattanooga area has to offer. It’s hard to predict exactly when fall foliage will be at its peak, but a good rule of thumb is to start at higher elevations earlier in the season in order to see the best color. 

Check out our recommendations for the best fall hikes from now until early November: 

Mid-October

Andrews Bald (Clingmans Dome Area, Smoky Mountains)

Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 3.5 miles round trip

If you want the incredible views of Clingmans Dome

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Our very own Nathan Torgerson was recently recognized as part of the 2015 10 Best Real Estate Professionals for Client Satisfaction, a prestigious distinction only given to a select group of industry professionals each year. 

Those chosen for the honor must pass a rigorous selection process based on client and/or peer nominations, research and an independent evaluation by the American Institute of Real Estate Professionals. Some of the selection criteria includes: 10/10 in client satisfaction, no negative feedback or complaints of any kind, recognized industry leadership, sales volume and previous awards. 

“One of the most important aspects of being a Realtor is making the process as smooth as possible for the client,” says Torgerson. “It’s an

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga events, happening locally from Friday, July 31 to Friday, August 7.

Beginning today!
Fall Book Sale At Hamilton Place Mall

When: July 31 through August 15, Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Hamilton Place Mall (the upper level near the Sears entrance inside the mall across from Massage Envy) at 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd.
Cost: Free

The Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library is holding its fall book sale beginning today through August 15 at Hamilton Place Mall. Looking for a new read for the summer or to improve a school or classroom library? Thousands of donated books representing many genres including children's books will be available during this sale. Children's books are $1 for hardcover

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Good photography can make the difference between a home selling in weeks or selling in months. Although real estate photographers are skilled in making your home look its best, they’re not miracle workers. The photos representing your home should give potential buyers a true feel for the space—without having to imagine what it could look like without your clutter.

Follow our top five tips below for getting your home real estate photo ready and prepared to sell! 

1. Clean and declutter

One of the most important ways to get your home ready for photos is to clean and declutter. Having too many items filling a room makes your space look small and chaotic. One creative way to declutter is to try your hand at the 12-12-12 Challenge. Every day up

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga events, happening locally from Friday, July 24 through Friday, July 31.

Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25

Free Shakespeare Summer Series "The Tempest”


When: 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: Camp Jordan, 323 Camp Jordan Parkway, East Ridge, TN 37412
Cost: Free

For its third summer, Back Alley Productions will bring a free performance of a Shakespearean classic to Chattanooga. This year’s show, “The Tempest” features Prospero, an ousted duke of former political power, who seeks revenge against the conspirators who overthrew him. But his vendetta is complicated by the mercy of his daughter Miranda who has fallen in love with one of the shipwrecked nobles. The show runs 2.5 hours including intermission. All shows

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga events, happening locally from Friday, July 17 through Friday, July 24.

Opening tonight!

9 to 5 the Musical

When: Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. July 17 - August 2.
Where: Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River Street
Cost: $12.50 - $30

Don’t miss this hilarious musical based on the popular movie starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton! After being pushed to the brink by their “sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot” of a boss, three female coworkers concoct a plan to get even. Together they conspire to take control of their company and discover there's nothing they can't do—even in a man's world. For more information or to purchase

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