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”

The Best Season to Sell Your Home—and Why

Timing really is everything when it comes to home sales. Getting your asking price, and even attracting multiple buyers, can simply be a factor of the time of year when the home is sold. Spring and Summer Spring brings rain and flowers—and possibly extra green in the final sales price of your home. Families likeContinue reading “The Best Season to Sell Your Home—and Why”

7 Real Estate Agent Must Haves

Real estate agent must havesReal estate is not always an office job. In fact, more often than not, agents find themselves doing business out in the field. Meeting prospective sellers, showing buyers around, organizing marketing and events… a lot of this gets done on the go! Whether you’re working from your car, a coffee shop,Continue reading “7 Real Estate Agent Must Haves”

Now is time to buy in Nashville’s booming housing market

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Realtors say that more people are relocating to Nashville from expensive cities like New York and California, getting more bang for their buck.They say the time is now to buy because of low interest rates. A local realtor who is currently hosting tours for million dollar homes in the Annadale Community of Brentwood.Continue reading “Now is time to buy in Nashville’s booming housing market”

The Importance in Having a Professional Real Estate Agent

Not using a professional real estate agent to save money in your real estate deal may cost you later. Whether you’re buying or selling, you’re negotiating a complex transaction with potential pitfalls that could impact your bottom line. A professional agent can use her knowledge and skills to guide you through the real estate process.Continue reading “The Importance in Having a Professional Real Estate Agent”

What Are The Benefits of Using a Property Management Company?

A competent property manager can add significant value to your investment, which is why many seasoned real estate investors will tell you that a good management company is worth their weight in gold. Here are a few ways that a good property manager earns their keep:Higher Quality Tenants Think of tenant screening as the moatContinue reading “What Are The Benefits of Using a Property Management Company?”

Brokers Tell All: 6 Ways to Boost House Value

Six ways to Boost House Value With housing prices increasing, now is the time invest in your home to capitalize on its value. Here’s what veteran real estate professionals from around the country have to say about what home improvement projects pay off, whether you are selling now or in the future. 1. Create SpaceContinue reading “Brokers Tell All: 6 Ways to Boost House Value”