Tag: real estate trends

Median Sales Price Continues to Climb

Median Sales Price Continues to Climb

2018 Ends with a Near Record Number of Home Sales Final numbers for 2018 indicate there were 39,514 homes sold in the region, compared to the 40,482 closings in 2017, the total sales for 2018 were down 2.4 percent. This is the second highest number of home sales since […]

How to Design a Calming Bedroom

How to Design a Calming Bedroom

When the day is done, nothing is more relaxing than retiring to your bedroom. Unless, of course, your bedroom isn’t a calming space. Below are several tips for designing a sleeping space that brings calm and comfort. Cool colors. There is nothing calming about a blood […]

A Background on Credit Scoring Models

A Background on Credit Scoring Models

Homebuyers who have a better credit history over a longer stretch of time than a shorter one may benefit by a change to the credit-scoring model used by Experian. Up until about 2016, mortgage lenders didn’t use trended credit data and didn’t differentiate between types […]

3 Things to Know Before Renting Out Your Home

3 Things to Know Before Renting Out Your Home

Home-sharing services such as Airbnb, HomeAway and FlipKey can make turning your home into a money-making vacation rental easy. The sites hold payments from guests who are renting private rooms or entire homes. All the host has to do is provide a key and then […]

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 […]

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! […]

The Double-Sided Housing Recovery in Nashville

The Double-Sided Housing Recovery in Nashville

  While Nashville managed to stay afloat throughout the finance crisis despite similar metros across the country crashing, a new report from Pro Teck Valuation Services spotlights Nashville’s current recovery, highlighting that the city is falling into an affordability crisis. Pro Teck’s latest Home Value […]

Best January On Record for Middle Tennessee Housing Market

Best January On Record for Middle Tennessee Housing Market

    There were 2,411 home closings reported for the month of January, according to figures provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS®. This figure is up 11.2 percent from the 2,167 closings reported for the same period last year. “   There were 2,755 sales pending […]

Steps to Buy a Home: How Long Do They Take?

Steps to Buy a Home: How Long Do They Take?

With the shrinking inventory of homes coming on the market, buyers are turning to Realtors to help find and navigate the home buying process. There is a great article on Realtor.com that answers many questions the potential home buyer face.   Homes are not impulse […]