There are 18 blog entries for August 2012.
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 5:19pm. 1957 Views, 4 Comments.
A the official real estate team of the Tennessee Titans we will have the privilege of being able to take the TAREG TITANS TAILGATE RV to every home game. It won't be ready for the pre season as it is in the process of being changed from a regular RV to a wrapped RV. The finished product will look like the picture below:
This is going to become the place for the lucky winners of 4 free tickets that we are giving away for every Titans home game this season! All you have to do is register and like our FaceBook page. if you don't win the first time you will also be eligable to enter again for the following week.
We are also working getting some extra goodies that will make your game day experience even more memorable. Things like Field passes and…
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 4:25pm. 398 Views, 0 Comments.
How to keep your “Buyers” Home Insurance Premium low:
- Buy New(er) or Renovated Homes. Age of home is a crucial factor in the pricing. New homes tend to get the best pricing. However, older homes can have low premiums too. If your client is looking for something vintage or a quality ranch, make sure the Roof, HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical have been updated.
- Get quotes sooner than later…the longer you wait, the higher the premium (by 10% in some cases). Many companies offer an “early shopper” discount for Insured’s who are responsible enough to get quotes 10 -30 days in advance of their closing.***TIP: Refer to us after you have submitted the contact to the Title Co/Bank.
- Zip Code matters…some companies look
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 2:29am. 4564 Views, 0 Comments.
Ask anyone living or working in East Nashville and they will tell you that right now, this is one HOT area – and no, we’re not just talking about the temperature outside. We’re talking about real estate conditions, where prices are rising, inventory is down, down, down, and where buyers once again have to compete for the properties they want.
For years, the Cleveland Park neighborhood in East Nashville has been overlooked, but now it seems that times are changing. Smart buyers are quickly realizing that the neighborhood is one of the best places in the city to snap up attractive homes at affordable prices. The area’s rich mix of freshly renovated, historic homes and modern developments, and its close proximity to many of the major…
Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 9:18am. 302 Views, 0 Comments.
Home sales in the Nashville area have increased by an astonishing 27.4% over the last month compared to one year ago, in the strongest sign yet that local real estate markets are on the road to recovery.
The report, which comes from the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, said that a total of 2,754 homes were sold in Nashville in July, compared to 2,021 homes in July 2011. This figure represents the highest number of homes sold in one month in Nashville since June 2008.
Kendra Cooke, president of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, said that the increase in July home sales is a reflection of the sustained growth being experienced by Greater Nashville's real estate market in 2012:
“We’re fortunate enough to be seen continued…
Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 9:18am. 230 Views, 0 Comments.
One of the most sought-after and largest presidential museums in the whole world is Hermitage. It happens to also be the home of President Andrew Jackson, from 1804, up until his death in 1845. Andrew Jackson is United State’s 7th president. He was born in South Carolina in March 15, 1767. He lost his father even before he was born and his mother died when he was 14 years old. Both of his brothers died during the revolutionary war. While an orphan, Andrew Jackson remain strong and persistent as he took up law in college and later entered into the public service profession. First he became the prosecuting office in Nashville and was later on elected as Tennessee’s first ever congressman. After a few years he was elected as senator, but after his first…
Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 12:47am. 346 Views, 0 Comments.
Both residents of Nashville and its visitors will agree that traffic congestion in the city can get frustrating, particularly throughout rush hour.
The traffic of Nashville is known in history. To illustrate, the musical black comedy film Nashville by Robert Altman starts off with a typical traffic jam of the city. On the other hand, alternative rock music band The Bellyachers composed a road song entitled “We Blamed Nashville.” Another musical group of three female singers hailing from Nashville is called Traffic Jam.
Three major interstates all converge at one point by Cumberland River, in downtown Nashville. A single car crash can already halt almost a third of commuters. Triple that and the entire city…
Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 12:47am. 1275 Views, 0 Comments.
A developer in Nashville has announced plans to construct a 110,000 ft.², seven story office building at the city's Green Hills site, having previously won planning approval for smaller building at the vacant site.
The new concept will be considered by Nashville planning commissioners on September 27. The plans, submitted by EP Real Estate Fund L.P., were put on ice at a previous meeting of the commissioners this month.
EP Real Estate Fund L.P., has already made a number of investments in commercial real estate in Nashville, and is also planning to construct a 120,000 ft.² parking structure at the vacant lot on the corner of Burton Hills Boulevard and Hillsboro Pike. Previously, the investment fund had had a plan accepted or a four-storey,…
Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 12:47am. 311 Views, 0 Comments.
If you’re looking for a heel-kicking night out in Nashville, Tennessee, look no further than downtown and its famed country music attractions. Just remember that Nashvillians are a pretty casual bunch, so don’t go getting all glammed up. Instead, throw on a t-shirt and a pair of jeans and get ready to party hard!
Grand Ole Opry
Nashville’s number one country music attraction, the Grand Ole Opry has been a regular fixture on the airwaves since the 1920’s, but nothing compares to the experience of seeing the show live.
Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum
Be sure to give yourself plenty of time to explore what is the single biggest collection of country music memorabilia in the world – nowhere else will you find such an honorific to the…
Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 3:57pm. 858 Views, 0 Comments.
The Nashville skyline is already pretty notorious for its unusually shaped buildings, but if the local property developer gets his way, the cityscape will soon have its most distinctive shape yet.
Travis Kelty, owner and president of Impakt Real Estate, is envisaging building an acoustic guitar shaped skyscraper that will tower over the city and will serve as an iconic landmark in the USA’s much-loved capital of music.
“I came up with the idea a few years ago,” said Kelty. “I went out and bought a guitar for my wife, and when I flipped it onto its side, I looked at it and I thought ‘that would make a fantastic building!’”.
The guitar shaped skyscraper, which is still in the planning stage, would include space for offices,…
Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 3:57pm. 311 Views, 0 Comments.
Real estate experts in Nashville say that the local market is being held back is being by the so-called ‘shadow inventory’ of unoccupied bank-owned homes that have yet to go on the market.
The latest report from the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors shows that home sales in the area jumped by 26% last July, while median prices are also on the rise, standing at $181,250 - up by $1,350 from July 2011.
What with prices on the rise, and available properties been snapped up at an ever faster rate, Nashville realtors are now worried that inventory could become a problem in the city. According to Kendra Cooke, president of the GNAR, available inventory in the area has dropped by 16% in the last 12 months, leading to just seven months overall…