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Staging and Organizing Garage For many home buyers, the garage is a little like a bonus added on to the home. It may not count into your square footage, but home buyers still expect a lot from the space.

With these six ideas, you can stage your garage in a way that screams efficiency and extra storage.

1. Banish Clutter

Far too many homeowners tend to use the garage as the place where they stash everything that will not fit in other parts of the home. However, people who are coming to look at your home as potential buyers want to see every inch looking clean and organized. On top of this, garage clutter can also be hazardous. Without shelving on the walls, stacked boxes on the floor can topple very easily.

Even if you have to keep certain things in your garage to

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Making an Offer on a Home Life is complicated. And at first glance, you may also think that purchasing a home is just as complicated. At least, it may seem that way once you realize that a fully executed real estate contract may have a dozen or more pages.

However, the length and detailed information contained within those pages is a good thing because it helps to fully represent the terms agreed upon by the buyer and seller for the protection of both parties. If you are currently searching for a home to purchase and are somewhat concerned about the wording or length of the purchase offer you will be making, the following information may help you gain helpful insight and feel more confident in your role as a buyer. 

What is Usually Included in the Purchase Offer?

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Picking the Right Home for Your Needs The decision to buy a home is a big one. In fact, home ownership actually represents the single biggest investment likely to be made by most Americans today. The size of this monetary investment alone is more than enough reason why buyers should give some extra consideration to the process.

It makes sense for home buyers to look at their individual situations so they can also factor this information into the process to make sure that the home they purchase is really the very best choice for them.

Square Footage Over Condition? 

Finding a home that can offer extra space is a popular reason to shop for a home. Many who buy a home for this reason sometimes choose to maximize their home shopping budget by seeking out homes that can offer

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Nashville Real Estate Market in 2017Now that the calendar has officially flipped over to 2017, it didn’t take long for national real estate website Zillow to rank what should be the hottest real estate markets of the new year. Earlier today, Zillow released their annual list of what they project to be the top-performing markets over the next 12 months, which was determined by analyzing how quickly home values are rising in each city, which cities have the lowest unemployment rates and highest job gains, and also which cities have the strongest income growth. 

Overall, Zillow expects home values nationwide to jump by 3% in 2017, with many cities in the western portion of the country likely outperforming the national average. Even still, Zillow is also anticipating a very familiar city

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Selling Home With a Low Ceiling By now you already know that there's a lot you can do to boost curb appeal and stage your home to make it more appealing, and these small investments can bring in big returns in the form of a quick sale and great price. But what about the structure of your home itself? It's often too costly to make major architectural changes, but there's a lot you can do to fake it.

If your house has low ceilings – especially common in homes built from the 1950s through the 1980s – you may find that buyers balk, since today's houses are all about open floor plans and and a high, open atrium. You can't rebuild your house, but you can try some clever tricks to add some visual height to the space and make those ceilings disappear.

Add Some Color


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South Haven Homes For SaleConstruction is finally underway at South Haven—a new commuter-oriented housing development that’s being built along State Road 840 between Murfreesboro and Franklin. Being called a commuter’s dream location, South Haven homes for sale will offer ultra-easy access to Interstate 840, allowing home owners to get to and from just about any of the Nashville area in only a short amount of time, but especially Cool Springs, Brentwood, Franklin, and Murfressboro. 

In all, South Haven occupies almost 269 acres and will feature a whopping 571 homes once fully finished. Homes are being built by a number of different home builders that include The Jones Co., Ole South, Paran Homes, And Celebration Homes, and most homes will offer somewhere between 1,600 and 2,700

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Home Buying Tips in Nashville's Red Hot MarketThe Nashville real estate market has been red hot over the past 12 months, which can largely be attributed to constant job growth and increasing employment opportunities that much of the Middle Tennessee region has seen throughout much of 2016. But with inventory continuing to decline and housing demand seemingly at an all-time high, finding and securing a new home around the Nashville area has become increasingly difficult heading into the new year. So if you’re on the move in 2017 and will actively be looking for a new home or condo somewhere in our local market, here are a few quick tips that you might want to keep in mind as Nashville’s housing market continues to stay hot: 

Know the market inside and out 

As a home buyer, it’s certainly not

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Top Nashville Suburbs in 2016With the end of the year fast approaching, popular schools and neighborhood rankings and review website recently revealed what they viewed as Nashville’s best suburbs to raise a family in 2016. 

While the rankings are of course subjective, analysts at performed a comprehensive assessment of key factors that are meaningful to home owners and active residents of a community, which include quality of schools, safety, affordability, and access to family amenities. So with that in mind, here’s a brief look at what Nashville suburbs made the cut: 


Citing the city’s rapid growth as a key factor, Nolensville also scored an A+ in the public schools category, which can largely be attributed to the area’s brand new high

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A new seven-unit townhouse development is expected to break ground in Nashville’s Salemtown neighborhood, according to a recent report from the Nashville Post. Being called 7th & Garfield, the new project is just the latest development to hit this red hot part of Nashville’s north side. 

Urban Core Homes and Jackstraw Properties are both behind the new 7th & Garfield development, and initial renderings have also already been released for potential buyers to check out.  

The entire development will occupy a 0.38-acre lot, which acts as a combination of 1623 and 1625 Seventh Avenue North. Each townhouse will also include three levels, feature a traditional look and feel, and range in size from 2,000 to 2,300 square feet of total living space. In

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Nashville High Rise Construction If you remember plans being revealed in early 2015 about a 25-story high-rise possibly being developed in Midtown, you might be interested to learn that the same developer is now looking to move forward with the project, only in a different location. 

The original project site was just recently sold to Vanderbilt University, but according to a recent report from the Nashville Post, developer Ardavan Afrakhteh is currently exploring other options to finally build the sleek new 25-story tower, which could include condos, a boutique hotel, and even some ground level commercial space if the original plan comes to fruition. 

Also noted by the Post was that the original Midtown parcels, located at 1912 ,1918, and 1922 Broadway, were purchased by

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