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The Art of Feng Shui and Home Selling

The Art of Feng Shui and Home Selling

What does the ancient philosophy of Feng Shui have to do with real estate? Many believe that the Chinese art of correct placement can help sell their home faster. Feng Shui translates to “the wind and the water” and has long been believed to align […]

Top 3 Reasons to Buy a Condo

Top 3 Reasons to Buy a Condo

Those considering purchasing a new home may want to consider becoming a condo owner. Popular with every homeowner—from first-time buyers to retirees—condos offer many advantages over a traditional stand-alone property. Below are the top three. Affordability: If you’re looking for a newly built home, a condo […]

How to Qualify for a Mortgage If You’re Single

How to Qualify for a Mortgage If You’re Single

For generations, most home purchases were made by married couples. With many people postponing marriage to pursue an education and a career, more and more single adults are overcoming challenges to become homeowners. Meet Income RequirementsIf you want to buy a house by yourself, the […]

Title Problems to Resolve Before Selling Your Home

Title Problems to Resolve Before Selling Your Home

Whether it’s embarrassment or a messy home sale transaction you want to avoid, clearing up some title restrictions before a home sale can make both less problematic. Home sellers may be asked to clear up any problems found in a title report before the sale […]

January 2019  Real Estate Update

January 2019 Real Estate Update

There were 2,274 home closings reported for the month of January, according to figures provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS(. This figure is down 1 percent from the 2,298 closings reported for the same period last year. A comparison of sales by category for Jan. is:   2018 2019  CLOSINGS 2,298 2,274 Residential […]

Home Sweet Home: 8 Tips to Help You Settle Into Your New Zip

Home Sweet Home: 8 Tips to Help You Settle Into Your New Zip

Now that the dust has settled and your belongings are put away, it’s time to get a lay of the land. Whether you moved a few houses down the street or across state lines, settling into a new location can be a fun adventure…so long […]

Is Moving to a New State a Good Idea for Your Family?

Is Moving to a New State a Good Idea for Your Family?

If your current employer has offered you a promotion at another location, you’ve been offered a more lucrative or prestigious position with another company, or you want to be closer to a loved one with medical issues, you might be thinking about moving to another […]

Expert Insights: Can You Negotiate Interest Rates?

Expert Insights: Can You Negotiate Interest Rates?

A few lenders will negotiate the mortgage rate and number of points on a loan; however, this is more the exception than the rule with established lenders. As always, shop around and know the market before you enter a lender’s office. Rates are often published […]

Designer Tips to Take Any Kitchen From Ordinary to Deluxe

Designer Tips to Take Any Kitchen From Ordinary to Deluxe

HGTV star and professional property flipper Johnathan Scott is well accustomed to making design dreams come true for homeowners who have champagne taste on a beer budget. In a recent interview with lifestyle editors at PureWow.com, a lifestyle destination focused on everything from beauty to […]

Getting Your Family Room Market Ready

Getting Your Family Room Market Ready

Family rooms can be one of the most fun and busiest rooms in a household. It’s where everyone gathers to play games, make arts and crafts, watch television, listen to music and play with toys. It’s also the type of place that accumulates a lot […]