A Market Snapshot

To say 2020 brought many unexpected changes is an understatement. However, as we enter 2021, we have a great deal of positive momentum. The “Great Smoky Mountain Vacation Runaway” would be a great title for 2020! We became the destination of choice! Once we were past the late spring COVID-19 lockdown, the race to the […]

Looking to save on your tax bill?

I’m excited to share with you information on a new law that went into effect a few weeks ago to help us vacation cabin owners as a result of the COVID pandemic we are working our way through. The law, called the CARES Act, includes a provision that will allow cabin owners – and other […]

Entering a new season in 2020

I hope you and your family are staying safe as we navigate the global challenge of the coronavirus. As a cabin owner, it’s important to me to keep you updated as to the values of your real estate in the Great Smoky Mountains. This is a very unusual time, and a very difficult time to […]

Cabin, home values continue to rise in the Smokies

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Almost a year ago, our region was devastated by wildfires that began in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and swept across our local communities. Since then we’ve been working to rebuild, but we still have a long way to go. The December fires that destroyed hundreds of homes and cabins and cleared property of […]

North Carolina couple uses rental cabins to start ministry

Recently, I was invited to take part at a trade show in Sevierville for people interested in log cabins, and our friends at Smoky’s Furniture were gracious enough to offer a painting as a door prize. Our winners, as it turned out, were Mark and Debbie Searcy. They were in the area looking for lots […]

We are proving we are ‘Mountain Strong’

mountain strong

As we enter the spring season here in the Smokies, we are proving that we are mountain strong each day, keeping one foot in front of another! You often don’t know what you are made of until you face a life threatening challenge. You also often don’t appreciate what your neighbor really means to you until […]

Information on the Gatlinburg fire

View from Cabin in Wears Valley near Pigeon Forge, TN

Hi friends! As I’m sure you have heard by now, a fire that swept across parts of Gatlinburg and into Pigeon Forge in the last week of November claimed the lives of at least 14 people and injured almost 200. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those who were personally affected by this tragedy, […]

What we know about the fire (UPDATED)

Hi all. We are keeping a close watch as news continues to come out of Gatlinburg about what is happening and what officials are discovering in the aftermath of this week’s terrible fire. We will continue to post new updates as we can, and as we learn things that we know you are wondering about. […]

Fire forces evacuation of Gatlinburg

Prayers for Gatlinburg after fire All of us at Century 21 MVP are so devastated to see our community ravaged this week by a raging fire that quickly swept across 500 acres of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, into Gatlinburg, and down toward Pigeon Forge. As many of you have heard by now, a fire […]

New ‘Mountain Mile’ center coming to Pigeon Forge

For the last few months, I’ve been sharing all the fantastic opportunities that are coming for people who want to own newly constructed rental cabins, both in areas with already established resorts as well as areas where no resorts have existed before. We are working with developers and builders to build new cabins in Sherwood […]