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Inventory Up! Home Prices Up Too!

Inventory Up! Home Prices Up Too!

There were 3,216 closings reported for the month of October, according to figures provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS®. This represents a 1.6 percent decrease from the 3,267 closings reported for October 2017. Year-to-date closings total 33,679 a 1.1 percent decrease compared to the 34,059 closings reported through October  2017. “Closings in October show […]

Paying Off Your Mortgage in 15 Years vs. 30

Paying Off Your Mortgage in 15 Years vs. 30

Paying off your mortgage early and living mortgage-free so you can use the money for other things—such as travel and an early retirement—can sound like a pipe-dream that’s impossible to get to, but it doesn’t have to be. If you have a 30-year mortgage, there […]

Setting Up Your Moving Day Playlist

Setting Up Your Moving Day Playlist

If you’re leaving your current home for a new one, expect one of the most stressful experiences you can go through. But listening to your favorite tunes as you pack and move into your new home is a great way to lighten the mood and […]

What to Do If Your House Is Slow to Sell

What to Do If Your House Is Slow to Sell

If you recently put your home on the market, you want it to sell quickly. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. When a house is slow to sell, it’s usually because of one of three things: price, appearance or marketing strategy. Price You need to set […]

5 Ways to Protect Outdoor Wood Furniture

5 Ways to Protect Outdoor Wood Furniture

While wood furniture is gorgeous outside, you’ll need to protect it to lengthen its lifespan, or you could face rot and unsightly discoloration in no time. Below are several tips to help your wood weather. Paint A coat of paint is the top way to […]

OLDIES BUT GOODIES: LIVING WITH AN OLDER HOME

OLDIES BUT GOODIES: LIVING WITH AN OLDER HOME

The charms of living in an older home can be many – history, style, craftsmanship, quirks. But there’s no denying that living in such a home has its challenges. Maintenance can be tricky and expensive, especially if certain systems and features have been neglected over […]

Home Ownership and the New Tax Plan

Home Ownership and the New Tax Plan

By now you’ve likely heard that the GOP recently passed a tax reform bill. What you may not know is how homeowners will be impacted in the New Year. If you’re in the market to buy or already own your home, here’s how the new tax […]

Pre-Sale Tips to Use Now

Pre-Sale Tips to Use Now

  Many home sellers often overlook easy and relatively inexpensive fixes that not only increase visual appeal, but may also add to a home’s selling price. While major remodeling is costly and may not address the needs and tastes of prospective buyers, these repair and […]

‘I Want to Buy a House’: A Guide to Taking the Real Estate Plunge

‘I Want to Buy a House’: A Guide to Taking the Real Estate Plunge

  Maybe youre renting in an overpriced neighborhood and aresick of writing a huge rent check. Maybe youre living in a yurt and miss having normalwalls. Wherever you wake up, the same thought runs through your head every morning: I want to buy a house! […]

Nashville’s ‘It City’ Status Brings In Things Other Cities Want!

Nashville’s ‘It City’ Status Brings In Things Other Cities Want!

    We have so many things in Nashville that people in other cities would love to have, and with all the growth we’re experiencing, you can expect a lot more soon. More parks, more events and more businesses are just a few of the […]