Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: December, 2013

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December 2013

Found 32 blog entries for December 2013.

Jarrod Curcio with The Ashton Real Estate Group (TAREG) of RE/MAX Elite had a busy end of 2013 with both buyers and sellers. 

Jarrod listed a beautiful home in Saundersville Station in Hendersonville as well as stunning home in Castleberry Farm’s in Fairview. 

He also just negotiated an accepted offer with a first time buyer in Castalian Springs and showed several lots and homes with a TAREG relocation client.  Thanks to Jeff Checko with Dream Builder Custom Homes with taking the time to meet with these prospective build customers. 

Jarrod is looking forward to building on his career too in 2014 and looks forward to another great year with the #1 RE/MAX team in Tennessee: TAREG.

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Finding something unique in Nashville isn't hard. From the incredible honky-tonks to the many museums, there's plenty of the odd and unique here. However, when it comes to the most unique attraction in Nashville, the Fontanel Mansion may just be the winner.

Found just minutes from downtown, this place is far from ordinary. It boasts 27,000 square feet of space under a log home roof. Barbara Mandrell and Ken Dudney used to own the home, which has three stories, over 20 rooms, five fireplaces, two kitchens and so much more. It may not seem very unique yet, but throw in the indoor pool, indoor shooting range, 136 acres of land and the many photo and video shoots that happen here very year and you get something far outside the ordinary box.

Along with

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The last couple weeks have been a great weeks for Nick Petrocci of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite to finish out the year. 

 Nick spent the last couple weeks finishing and delivering his annual Christmas cookies to his clients this year and also to clients who have referred him other clients.  Doing this, he was able to catch up with his clients and also picked up a few more referrals. 

 The week before Christmas led to three contracts written.  He wrote one for a house in Springfield for clients relocating from the cold weather in the Milwaukee area.  The other was for a first time home buyer, on a horse property in Franklin, which they are in place as the back up offer, since they just missed the property.  The last was for a lake

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Mark O'Connell of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite had a busy week this week in  Nashville Real Estate.

He tested for his brown belt in Tae Kwon Do and passed with flying colors. He also attended the TAREG Tailgating event and then watch a terrific game with the Tennessee Titans making a miraculous recovery to being the game into overtime. On Tuesday, Mark attended the RE/MAX Elite Christmas party at the Bridgestone arena. The food was terrific, the drink flowed freely and everyone watching the Nashville Predators and the Chicago Blackhawks battle it out.

Mark connected with new clients as Virtual Floor Duty (VFD) manager on the website upcoming road trips are planned for some of these clients in the New Year. Mark also showed a

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As a Realtor, we work with clients going through so many different major life events. From divorce, death of a loved one, loss of job, relocation, health issues, natural disasters, foreclosure, marriage, baby on the way, empty nesters, upsizing, downsizing, first time home buyers, you name it.

Realtors not only sell homes but become friends, confidants, trusted advisors and compassionate listeners. We help our clients get through these major life events and help them sell their homes or find new homes to live in. In addition, we handle a constantly changing market that brings forth low appraisal challenges or multiple offer situations. The emotional weight at times can be tremendous for all parties involved.

This past year having worked with

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No matter what type of cuisine you're craving, it's probably served in Nashville somewhere. From Mexican to Greek to Southern, you'll find a variety of food options throughout the city. Here are some of the best international choices in Nashville.

Austrian - Viener Fest

Viener Fest is a bit new to the city, but they provide some of the best Austrian food you can find. With spaetzle, worsts, schnitzels, pretzels and many other choices, this is a great place for Austrian cuisine. They also provide a large bier selection and many different flavors of schnapps.

Chinese - Chinatown

If you're looking for authentic Chinese food, Chinatown is the right place for you. From the crispy lobster to the scallion pancakes, the food here is amazing. Peking

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LimousineWhether you're planning to reserve a limousine for New Year's Eve, a wedding, a formal event or for any other reason, it's a good idea to known which services are the best choices in Nashville. Some provide larger and flashier limousines, while others provide a better overall service. Here are the best choices for your luxury transportation needs in Nashville.

Always Precious Cargo

If you're looking for a company offering extra special attention for their guests, this is the right choice for you. They provide many different packages and will even personalize one specifically for your needs.

Broadway Limousine

As one of the top Nashville Limousine Services in the city, Broadway Limousine provides VIP transportation throughout the city. They have

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Jonny Lee of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX wanted to thank everyone for their support this year in a great Real Estate season. In particular Tennessee Titles Services, Raymond Preston and Reed Insurance, Ameris Bank, All American Pest Control and First American Home Buyer's protection Corp!   December 2013 has been a great month for him to round out the year with double digit transactions again. Also this week, he received a contract on his new listing in Hendersonville that was only on the market for 24hrs, a contract on one of his short sale listings and successfully negotiated a contract for his buyers in the Hunt Club Estates all to close at the start of next year.   He's looking forward to sharing a relaxing Christmas and New Year with…
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If you live in Nashville. you'll recognize many of the spots in this parody of Lorde's song "Royals" - which is about the city "us locals lovingly love to poke fun at, and genuinely adore: Nashville, TN."

Lot's of  bars and restaurants are featured in the video as well as references to the "music business" which Nashville is best known for.

The reworking of the song, and the video, was created by Rachel Solomon, who is a musician living in Nashville that recently moved here from Austin, TX. Rachel is a talented singer/songwriter in her own right and is a multi instrumentalist that is making a name for herself in Nashville.

 The music business is definately one of the big attractions for 1,000's of musicians that move to Nashville to network…
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Great news from CNN

"The job market is almost strong enough to stand on its own" That's the message from Federal Reserve officials, who announced today they will start reducing their massive economic stimulus program.

Beginning in January, the Fed will buy $75 billion in bonds each month - that's down from the $85 billion it had been buying since September 2012. The cutbacks in bond buying represent the beginning of a process that Wall Street has nicknamed "tapering." 

The Fed stresses this doesn't mean interest rates will rise. In fact, the Fed said it planned to keep short-term interest rates "exceptionally low" for now.

Lets hope all this good news keeps building on the consumers confidence levels as that will have a direct effect on the housing

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