After two years of historic year-over-year home value jumps in the greater Nashville market, a cooling trend has taken hold. NASHVILLE TENNESSEAN Sellers are dropping prices, buyers are getting more concessions and competition for properties has eased. The trend began in the fall, and continues to deliver progressively lower gains to home prices each quarter. Home owners are still enjoying risingContinue reading “Nashville’s housing market is cooling. Here’s what you need to know.”
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Home buyers are gaining the upper hand in Nashville as demand continues to trend down this year.
Home appreciation has slowed nearly every month since last fall, following year-over-year double-digit growth from 2016 to mid-2018. In March, price growth mellowed to roughly the same rate as the national average of 6.6 percent. Average home values grew by 6.8 percent in March, compared to the year prior when prices jumped 11.2 percent over March 2017. The decrease, aContinue reading “Home buyers are gaining the upper hand in Nashville as demand continues to trend down this year.”
2019 Real Estate Forecast: What Home Buyers, Sellers And Investors Can Expect
There’s no doubt about it: the 2018 housing market has seen its ups and downs. The year started with sky-high home prices, historically low mortgage rates and a definitive upper hand for sellers. In recent months though, home price growth has faltered, rates have risen to their highest point in nearly eight years, and favorContinue reading “2019 Real Estate Forecast: What Home Buyers, Sellers And Investors Can Expect”
Predicting The Future Of Real Estate: Transacting In 2025
I’m no Nostradamus, but I’d like to take a stab at what the world of real estate transactions might look like in the year 2025. Yes, it’s only six or so years away, but with the speed at which technology is changing our world, to make predictions any further in the future would be purely speculation.Continue reading “Predicting The Future Of Real Estate: Transacting In 2025”
What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?
Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation? Will rising mortgage rates negatively impact home values? Will the next economic slowdown cause prices to crash? Let’s try to answer these questions based on what has happened in the past as well as what we know aboutContinue reading “What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?”
How To Use Your Subconscious Mind Power To Negotiate The World
Most of us are aware of the existence of a “subconscious” mind — but we don’t necessarily know what it is, what it does or how we master it. The truth is, your subconscious mind power is an amazing ally when you master it, yet if it stays untamed, it can drive the direction of your lifeContinue reading “How To Use Your Subconscious Mind Power To Negotiate The World”
6 Must do’s for Brain Health!
Lifestyle has a profound impact on your brain health. What you eat and drink, how much you exercise, how well you sleep, the way you socialize, and how you manage stress are all critically important to your brain health. YOUR BODY: GET MOVING. People who exercise regularly have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.Continue reading “6 Must do’s for Brain Health!”
What Credit Score is Needed to Buy a House?
If you’re in the market to buy a home, knowing what kind of shape your credit score is in can give you an idea of whether you’ll qualify for a loan and what kind of interest rate you’ll pay. Loans are necessary for most future homebuyers because they cannot afford to pay cash upfront. WhileContinue reading “What Credit Score is Needed to Buy a House?”
The 6 Best Home Flooring Ideas and Options
1. Hardwoods Costs: Depending on the type of hardwoods you go with, it could cost you anywhere from $3 to $12 per square foot. Engineered wood will cost you a little less. On top of the cost of materials, you will need to pay to get it installed which will likely run you in the hundredsContinue reading “The 6 Best Home Flooring Ideas and Options”
Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes
Mistake 1: Falling in Love With a House You Can't AffordOnce you've fallen in love with a particular home, it's hard to go back. You start dreaming about how great your life would be if you had all the wonderful things it offered — the lovely, tree-lined streets, the jetted bathtub, the spacious kitchen withContinue reading “Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes”