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Blue Ridge Properties has compiled this list of tips to help with all of your real estate needs from staging and styling to sell your home fast to ensuring you get the best deal as a home buyer:

Top 10 Reasons for Buying a Home

Nationwide, the housing market is subject to regular fluctuation, but demand here in Tennessee has continued to increase year-over-year. According to the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, 2018 marked the seventh straight year of growth, with total Tennessee home sales reaching 107,560 – the most homes sold in a year since THDA began tracking the data.

People purchase homes for a variety of unique and personal reasons. Here are the top 10 reported reasons people begin searching for a new home according to The Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, an annual survey of recent home buyers and sellers.


1.    Desire to own a home (30%)

2.    Desire for a larger home (11%)

3.    Job relocation (9%)

4.    Change in family situation (8%)

5.    Affordability (7%)

6.    Desire to be closer to friends and family (6%)

7.    Desire to live in a better area (6%)

8.    Retirement (4%)

9.    Desire for a smaller home (4%)

10. Desire to be closer to job, school, transit, etc. (4%)


No matter what your reasons are for buying or selling a home, Blue Ridge Properties' realtors and real estate agents can help. Find an agent here!

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