December 2016

Found 6 blog entries for December 2016.

Luxury Nashville Homes For SaleOver the last 12 months or so, Nashville’s real estate market, and the overall economy in general, have been robust to say the least. Job growth continues to rise, home values are increasing, and more people are buying homes and condos in basically every price range and housing category. 

But now that the end of 2016 has arrived, many are already starting to wonder whether we’ll see the same kind of market trends over the course of the next 12 months that we have throughout most of this year. Depending on where you get your news, most economists and industry experts are projecting another healthy year for the Nashville real estate market, even despite mortgage rates finally starting to increase a bit. Nashville’s luxury housing market is also strong

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Selling Your Nashville HomeYou often hear a lot about first-time home buyers and what tips and tricks they should follow as they navigate the complex home buying process, but what advice is out there for those who already own a home and are thinking about selling for the very first time? 

Just like with the home buying process, there are also plenty of mistakes and pitfalls to avoid when selling a home, especially if you’re looking to sell for the first time. So along with hiring the right home selling expert, like us for example, here are a few things to avoid which should help yield the highest return when selling your Nashville home in today's marketplace: 

Go easy on the renovations prior to speaking with a home selling expert 

We understand that making your home

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Nashville Real Estate Market The Nashville real estate market has been sizzling for most of 2016, but only in recent weeks have we seen the largest surge in sales of the entire year. According to the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, November homes sales in Nashville increased by a jaw-dropping 24% compared to this time last year, which is no doubt great news heading into what’s traditionally one of the slower times of the year for market activity. 

As noted by GNAR, the Nashville area saw 2,978 closings for the month of November, which is up from just 2,397 back in November of 2015. The increase, although somewhat larger than what many industry experts would’ve projected, is not all that surprising, however, especially with mortgage rates finally starting to increase as

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2nd & Taylor Townhomes For SaleNew reports have recently surfaced that detail a possible new townhouse project coming to Nashville’s highly sought-after Germantown neighborhood. According to the Nashville Post, developers are considering bringing 22 new townhouses to a two-parcel site along Second Avenue North at Taylor Street, which lies over on Germantown’s east side not far from the riverfront. 

The plan and preliminary design of the project has already been submitted to the Metro Development and Housing Agency Design Review Committee for approval, but no word yet on how long the approval process might take. 

The Metro Historical Commission, the Metro Planning Commission, and Metro Council have all signed off on the project, however, so it seems unlikely the new townhouse

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Staging Your Nashville HomeStaging your Nashville home is a key part of the home selling process, and as mentioned last month, it can often make home sellers more money as well. While often requiring a little extra work, and possible some additional out-of-pocket money at the beginning, the benefits from staging your home almost always outweigh whatever trouble you’ll have to go to in order to get your home in tip-top shape; so wherever you can make improvements, we always recommend if you do follow through and put your home on the Nashville real estate market

Last month we provided a few tips for staging your living room, and while some might view that as the most important room in the house, quality staging doesn’t just stop there. Believe it or not, there are also plenty of

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7th & Garfield Townhouses For SaleBack in early May, news broke about a small townhouse development possibly coming to Salemtown, which would represent only a small sample size of new development that’s rapidly transforming this part of Nashville. 

As we get closer to the end of the year, however, more details are being gathered about what’s tentatively being called 7th & Garfield, while some anxious home buyers are already looking forward to what should be a unique and very desirable opportunity for anybody specifically looking for new construction. 

The 7th & Garfield project is being developed by Urban Core Homes and Jackstraw Properties, and now, it appears construction will finally begin on the 7 new townhouses sometime in January. As it stands, four of the three-story

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