Why did you buy that home?

Purpose of your housing purchase

Here are some really cool stats on how Americans are using the real estate they purchase (to live in, to rent out, or to vacation in). It’s interesting to see how the great recession affected investments and second homes… Source:  Keeping Current Matters In Nashville. urban condos are often used for vacation and/or investment. See the […]

Nashville Home Prices Remain Stable.

Nashville Real Estate Stats

According to GNAR there were 3,258 home closings reported for the month of July. Year-to-date closings for the Greater Nashville area are 18,594. That is an increase of 3.2 percent from the 18,010 closings reported through July 2013.   “The Greater Nashville area continues to see signs of a healthy market. July and year-to-date figures […]

[HOT LINE] Email Acceptance of an Offer?

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The recent Tennessee Association of Realtors Newsletter had in interesting Hot Line article. I’ve run into this question in the past. The answer may surprise you. Email Acceptance from the Agent? QUESTION: If an email is received from an agent stating their seller-client accepted an offer, but the seller has not yet signed the document, is that […]

30 Year Interest Rate Chart

Todays Mortgage Interest Rates in Nashville Chart

This chart from my friend Mark Neely over at CMG Financial really puts today’s interest rates into perspective.  If you are thinking about buying a home this year, contact Mark today.

US Housing Stock by Age [infographic]

Housing Stock Infographic

I love this infographic from AHS and Realtor.org depicting the age of US housing stock. I can’t say for sure, but this feels pretty representative of Nashville housing stock as well. I actually think we’d have more in the 1940-1959 band (Donelson, Bellevue, West Meade, Crieve Hall, Charlotte Park, etc.) and less construction in the […]

Home Sales Up 9% in Nashville this June

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According to GNAR there were 3,324 homes sold in the month of June.  That figure is up 9.4 percent compared to the 3,038 closings reported for June 2013.   Second-quarter numbers are up, with 9,170 closings reported, a 3.3 percent increase from the 8,879 closings reported through the second quarter of 2013.  Year-to-date closings for […]

Home Sales, Inventory Slightly Up In Nashville

Nashville Real Estate Stats

According to GNAR there were 3,079 home closings reported for the month of May. This represents a .6 percent increase from the 3,061 closings reported for May 2013. Year-to-date closings are 12,012. That total is up 1.6 percent from the 11,821 closings reported through the same period last year. “Year-over-year sales are up slightly. Median […]

[Infographic] What is Mortgage Preapproval?

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If you are considering purchasing a home in Nashville anytime soon, you will need to have a mortgage pre-approval letter in hand at the time an offer is submitted. While it isn’t technically required, sellers and listing agents will not take your offer seriously without one. Not only that, it will forge a stronger relationship with […]

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Infographic: Why Is 20% Preferred for a Down Payment?

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Buying a home? If you are, one of the very first questions you’ll need to answer is, “how much of a down payment should I make?” The answer: ideally, 20 percent. Granted, it’s not easy to save 20 percent of the home’s sale price for a down payment. In fact, saving for a down payment […]