Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: June, 2016

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June 2016

Found 5 blog entries for June 2016.

Home Owner Tips For the BackyardWith the summer season in full swing, home owners all around the Nashville area are surely spending a lot more time outside, enjoying the beautiful scenery that defines Middle Tennessee. Depending on where you live and how much space you have, there are plenty ways to enhance your outdoor living area, especially if you have a fairly large backyard. And with plenty of warm summer days and nights ahead, it’s not too late to implement some of these awesome outdoor design ideas:


Install a DIY fire pit.

Although it may sound simple, and even somewhat obvious, there’s no better centerpiece to have in your backyard while enjoying a relaxing night out under the stars than a well-designed fire pit. Furthermore, it’s also one of the easier and more affordable

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Most Iconic Restaurant in TennesseeIf you think about all the things that help define a certain region or state in the U.S., food is one of those items that has to be near the top of the list. From classic deep dish pizza found all over Chicago to the mouth watering cheesesteaks you can only get in Philadelphia, food absolutely helps define the local culture in so many different places around the country.

Just recently, PureWow, a digital media brand that mainly publishes women’s lifestyle content, posted a fun article that identifies the most iconic restaurant in every single state. Depending on how much you travel, many of the eateries that made the cut are among the most recognizable restaurants in the country, which is certainly the case for what they consider the most iconic

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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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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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