Category Archives: Real Estate News

Should You Buy or Rent in Nashville?

Mortgage rates are low, home prices are on the rise what should you do? It is a hard choice to make. If you have shopped around for rentals the answer may come to you a bit easier than it did a year ago.

According to Trulia, areal estate website, Nashville rental rates have risen at 9% over the past year. That brings the average rental rates to $895 per month. That is the 6th highest increase in the U.S. Occupancy rates are high so basic supply and demand are going to continue to drive the rates up. It’s not hard to figure out that it might be time venture into home ownership. Continue reading

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More Gulch News

Just on the heals of the information released last week about new businesses coming to The Gulch there is another announcement that is creating buzz. Continue reading

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Are No Fee Mortgages too Good to be True?

The short answer to this question is yes. The old adage, “nothing is free” is true in this case. “No fee”or “zero closing cost” mortgages are not exactly what their names say they are. Fees exist when you borrow money, these loans just change how and when you pay them. “No fee” and “zero closing cost” mortgages do not typically require you to come to closing with a check to pay the fees, but don’t make the mistake of thinking you will not pay closing costs. Continue reading

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Nashville Real Estate Heads Toward Best Year Since 2007

  Published on December 6, 2012,  by Daune Marsteller, for The Tennessean For Middle Tennessee’s home market, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — 2007. Home sales surged last month, moving the region closer to its best showing … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Dipped Again Today

Because we never tire of hearing about low mortgage rates I thought I would share an article that was published today on CNN Money by Les Christie.  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) –Mortgage rates dropped again this week, sending both 15-year and … Continue reading

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Nashville Real Estate Continues to Improve

A recent article in the Nashville Business Journal shared insightful information from the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors. Nashville continues to see improvement in monthly home sales compared to the same time a year ago. While numbers from August to September dropped slightly, … Continue reading

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Buyers pay premium for move-in-ready homes

I found this article below on Inman News and had to share it. I whole-heartedly agree with every point made because this move-in ready condominium at The Enclave is already under contract and set to close within the month. First … Continue reading

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Greater Nashville Home Sales Continue to Increase

There were 2,606 home closings reported for the month of August, according to figures provided by the Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS®. This figure represents a 27.3 percent increase from the 2,047 closings reported for the same period last year. … Continue reading

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Nashville Home Sales up 20 Percent in June

Nashville-area home sales increased by 20.8 percent in June compared to one year ago, the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors announced today. According to GNAR, 2,453 homes were sold in the Nashville area in June, up from 2,031 one year … Continue reading

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Williamson County sees housing rebound

Whether she crunches the numbers or looks at the faces coming into the county offices for a building permit, Lisa Hobgood reaches the same conclusion: Residential construction is on the rebound. “I’m starting to see some guys I haven’t seen … Continue reading

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