Nashville-area home sales make big jump in October

Nashville-area home sales posted a big October, following three months in which sales were either flat or down slightly. The Greater Nashville Association of Realtors announced Tuesday that there were 3,324 home closings reported in the Nashville area last month, up 9.7 percent compared to October 2015.Local home sales were up 0.8 percent year-over-year inContinue reading “Nashville-area home sales make big jump in October”

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5 Important factors for success as a Real Estate Agent 

1) Motivation/Entrepreneurial SpiritBeing a real estate agent is essentially running your own business and new agents have to build their business from the ground up. It is not a job where someone will necessarily be told what to do or where exactly to be. As much as our managers can offer guidance and support theContinue reading “5 Important factors for success as a Real Estate Agent “

The truth about the gender divide in real estate

When it comes to male-dominated industries, one that regularly tops the list is commercial real estate. The numbers bear that designation out. White men represent more than 58 percent of all professional positions in commercial real estate and more than 77 percent of senior executive positions, according to the 2013 Commercial Real Estate Diversity Report.Continue reading “The truth about the gender divide in real estate”

Mortgage Rates Ease From Recent Spike, Closer to Near Record Lows

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Oct 27, 2016) – Freddie Mac(OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates slipping from last week’s spike and the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage easing back to its summertime range below 3.5 percent. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.47 percent withContinue reading “Mortgage Rates Ease From Recent Spike, Closer to Near Record Lows”