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Curb Appeal Nashville

So, it's time to sell your Nashville home. As you get started with the process, one of your your top priorities will naturally be development of curb appeal. Appearances are everything when it comes to making a first impression, and homes with good curb appeal can sell for more than homes without.

Upgrade Exterior Lighting

The lighting around the exterior of your home will be important to buyers for multiple reasons. Buyers concerned with safety like to see lights that keep pathways and exterior staircases well-illuminated. This can be especially important for older buyers who are at greater risk of falling. Lights can also prevent unwanted intruders from lurking around your property, while making your home easier to find.

When

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Nashville Job Growth Earlier this month, Forbes ranked all 421 metropolitan statistical areas for a Best Big Cities for Jobs in 2016, which was primarily based on employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics between 2004 and 2015. According to their release, rankings considered recent growth trends, mid-term growth, and long-term growth potential, as well as each region’s recent momentum shifts. In addition, rankings were also broken down and put into size categories, with Nashville being listed in the “big cities list” due to having more than 450,000 jobs.

Out 70 big cities in the U.S., Nashville ranked fourth on the Best Big Cities for Jobs in 2016 list, outranking other rapidly growing cities right now like Dallas, Austin, Denver, and Charlotte.

If you currently

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2016 Nashville Real Estate Market UpdateThe Greater Nashville Association of Realtors has released numbers from last month, and for the most part, activity is continuing to trend in the same direction as recent months. In all, there were 3,698 closings throughout the Nashville area during the month of May, which is just under a 4% increase from May of 2015. Despite showing a somewhat slower growth rate compared to the early part of 2016, year-to-date sales are still up 8.8% overall compared to 2015.

Home prices in Nashville are also on the rise, up an astounding 10% from this time last year. As previously noted in several other market updates, the steady increase in prices relates directly to a tightening inventory that only seems to shrink even more as we make our way though the busy spring

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Nashville Real Estate PricesA lot of chatter surrounding the real estate market not just in Nashville but all over the country centers on millennials and other young home buyers finally making the long awaited transition from renting to owning. Although many young home buyers are still opting to rent rather than buy right now, others are slowly but surely looking to purchase that first new home or condo.

The good news for young buyers in Nashville is that in a recently released report from Credit Sesame, Music City placed very high in a list of cities that give entry-level home buyers the most bang for their buck.

Unlike in cities like San Francisco and New York, where many young home buyers first consider because of so many job opportunities in the tech and financial industries,

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Poston at the Park Condos For Sale, NashvilleLocated at the corner of Poston Avenue and 30th Avenue North in Nashville’s West End neighborhood lies an opportunity that’s become hard to find in town right now—new construction condos. With such an undeniable shortage in inventory, it’s certainly no surprise to see an incredible amount of interest in one of Nashville’s newest condo developments, especially given its location in one of the hottest neighborhoods in town.

Called Poston at the Park, this dynamic new development features just 27 condos that range between 1,498 and 3,453 square feet in size, but with the bulk of the units offering between 1,498 and 1,954 square feet. Interior finishes are best described as high-end, combining a chic contemporary look and feel with comfort, style, and

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Kenner Manor Historic District Homes For Sale It’s official! Nashville’s fabulous Kenner Manor Historic District over in the Green Hills neighborhood has now made the National Register of Historic Places, which is just one of three sites in the state that will be added in 2016.

Located just west of Interstate 440 and just south of West End Avenue, the Kenner Manor Historic District is a small residential neighborhood that consists of 158 awesome single-family homes that feature a range of classic architectural styles like Colonial Revival, English Cottage Revival, and Ranch and Tudor Revival.  

Development for Kenner Manor Historic District started all the way back in 1914, which was headed by Kenner Manor Land Co. The idea behind the neighborhood was to bring more of a suburban flavor to the city

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Nashville ApartmentsDallas-based developer Provident Realty Advisors Inc. has revealed plans that could bring about 600 new apartments to the Germantown and Midtown neighborhoods in Nashville. The first of the two projects is being planned for 801 2nd Avenue N., a location that sits just south of First Tennessee Ballpark.

As it stands, the 801 2nd Ave N. project would rise 6 stories high and include 360 units, as well as a five-story parking garage with an additional level of parking below grade. As of today, the building site is still owned by the Tennessee Education Association, but a deal is reportedly in the works to sell the property according to multiple media outlets.

The second project being planned by Provident Realty Advisors Inc is located over at 615 Spruce

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Boost Commons Townhomes NashvilleA large townhouse project called Boost Commons has been proposed for a site behind Boost FitClub in Nashville’s Warner Park neighborhood. Although the development still needs approval from the Nashville Metro Planning Commission, which will require a zoning change to allow for more density at the project’s location at Vaughns Gap Raod and Highway 100, developers are fully aware of  the demand for this particular type of housing in the area.

Those behind the proposed townhouse community are property owner 11 Vaughns Gap RE LLC and local real estate developer Victor Bishara. Aside from attractive living spaces, which will likely offer between two and three bedrooms ad right around 2,000 square feet, Vaughns Gap RE co-owner Stephen Kerr is also the managing

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Condos at Brio NashvilleA small luxury condo development has just been announced for a 0.3-acre site over at 119 Acklen Park Drive off West End Avenue. Being called the Condos at Brio, the new project will bring 12 new upscale condominium residences to the West End neighborhood, which will feature between 1,550 and 1,625 square feet of total living space and reportedly be priced somewhere over $500,000.

Demand for real estate in the West End has really soared over the past 12 to 18 months, largely because of the neighborhood’s awesome walkability to shopping, dining, schools, entertainment, and just about anything else you'd want to live near.  

HV Urban, the developer behind the Condos at Brio, is also working to develop the new Vibe City Homes project, which is a modern,

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Things to Do in Nashville on Memorial Day WeekendMemorial Day Weekend is upon us and if you're going to be spending the last weekend of May here in Nashville, here's a quick look at a few events and happening taking place all over town:

Vietnam Veterans Wall

The traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall will make a  stop in Nashville over Memorial Day Weekend, giving locals a chance honor fallen heroes and pay tribute to all 58,272 names on the memorial. The wall will be brought to the Nashville National Cemetery, which will also host a ceremonial program at 1 p.m. that will include music and a speech from the director of Operation Stand Down, Col. John Krenson.

SuperCoolFunFest

A tribute to the 90s, SuperCoolFunFest is one of Nashville’s most anticipated events this summer. Featuring My So Called

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