5 Financial Benefits of Owning Home


The are many, many financial benefits to owning a home – especially in Nashville. Our market is one of the strongest in the entire country. And there are no apparent signs of slowdown in our future. New construction, especially in our urban rental markets is booming. But in Nashville, owning is typically far more affordable than […]

The Average Nashville Home Has Seen A $14,000 Value Increase This Year.

Nashville Home Values

The quarterly Chandler Report numbers show a Nashville housing market that is on fire – still!  Nationally housing is beginning to cool a bit, but that isn’t the case in Davidson County. Our numbers continue to go up and up.  This is particularly true in our urban core neighborhoods, but the pace is also swift in […]

Increasing the Value of Your Home

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When prepping a home for market, sellers often have the same question – How Can I Maximize My Profit? Because all homes are different, it can be a challenging question. As a seller, are you willing to invest money into renovations first? Or would you prefer to work with what you have? We will start […]

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 […]