ABCs of Construction Loans

ABCs of Construction Loans

Building a home might sound like something reserved for the rich and famous, but the truth is, it might be easier than you think to get a construction loan. What is a construction loan?   Construction loans are short-term, higher-interest-rate mortgages that cover the cost 

Understanding the Back-Up Offer

Understanding the Back-Up Offer

“When can I consider my home sold? This is one of the most common questions real estate agents are asked. While the laws vary in different states, generally the contract is binding once both parties sign the offer. At that time the closing process begins. 

Guide to Residential Styles

Guide to Residential Styles

  Every house has a style. Sometimes it has two or more; because of renovations and new, eclectic mixes, fitting a home into one specific category can be daunting or even impossible. Thankfully, there’s no need to memorize complicated architectural terminology. REALTOR® Magazine has compiled 

December Home Sales Best in Nearly a Decade for Greater Nashville

December Home Sales Best in Nearly a Decade for Greater Nashville

There were 3,194 closings during the month of December, according to figures provided by the Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS®. This is a 12.5 percent increase from the 2,838 closings reported for the same period in 2014.Fourth quarter closings are 8,621 for Greater Nashville. That total is a 3.5 percent increase from the 

Wedgewood Houston’s Hip Culture

Wedgewood Houston’s Hip Culture

Theres some debate whether to call the Wedgewood Houston neighborhood, whose borders are defined by Houston Street to the north, Wedgewood Avenue to the south, Eighth Avenue South to the west and Fourth Avenue South/Nolensville Pike to the east, We-Ho (for Wedgewood Houston) or So-Ho 

Nashville’s housing recovery strongest in the nation

Nashville’s housing recovery strongest in the nation

Nashville’s housing market has rebounded stronger than anywhere else in the nation in the aftermath of the recession, according to a new study. Nashville’s median home price today is 11 percent higher than the peak values before the recession struck a net growth that’s the 

Brentwood bans residential uses in Town Center district

Brentwood bans residential uses in Town Center district

  The elected leaders of Brentwood have ended an experiment with more concentrated and intensive development of apartments and condos in the city’s Town Center district. Brentwood city commissioners voted 6-1 on Monday to bar any further residential development reversing the city’s efforts over the