Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: September, 2012

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September 2012

Found 6 blog entries for September 2012.

According to a recent news release, Nashville-based Solomon Builders and Evergreen Real Estate are joining together to build a luxury apartment at Seven Springs Way in Brentwood that is valued at $40 million. The projects, which have yet to be named, will have two four-story buildings with a total of 280 units. With an estimated investment amount of $143,000 per unit, the apartment is expected to be completed by fall next year.

Situated at 300 Seven Springs Way, the investors and buyers of the apartment project will have a choice of either a one or two-bedroom unit that promises nothing but modern and stylish designs that have stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. A fitness area, swimming pool, business center and abundant surface level

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A large institutional investor, whose identity is yet to be revealed, has acquired Nashville's 100 Oaks Mall through a contract to purchase. The mall, which is sometimes called One Hundred Oaks Mall, is a shopping commercial complex located a few miles south of downtown Nashville, TN. It was the state's first-ever mall and was once a troubled commercial center that is now booming with retail shops, medical clinics, and offices.

In 2006, Dallas developer Tony Ruggeri along with a few partners bought the mall for $49.2 million dollars. According to Ruggeri, they are expected to come to terms with the institutional investor in 45 to 60 days. He refused to name the investor but mentioned a few hints, saying that the buyer has several properties in almost

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Here is the weekly insurance advice and update from Ryan White of Raymond Preston and Reed, LLC 

When you think of insurance, do you think “One Size” fits all?  I’m here to say, please don’t think that when it comes to your High Value Home clients.  High Value Home Insurance is not “One Size” fits all.  It’s for homes ranging in value anywhere from $500,000 to $10,000,000 +.  High Value Home Insurance provides higher limits for Jewelry, Furs, Watches, Collections, Firearms, etc.  In many cases, it provides “Blanket” coverage for the Dwelling, Other Structures, and Personal Property (contents).  The Blanket limit provides a much higher pay out in the event of a significant or total loss.  High Value Home Insurance can offer Guaranteed Replacement Cost,

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In the last four years, the Braxton Condominium complex in Ashland City, TN has sat virtually empty. But this could soon change as news of its pending sale has been reported. This is one of the many signs that the real estate market in Nashville has finally been recovering and improving.

Back when the Braxton complex was just completed, it had one of the most dismal occupancy rate in the area, having sold only three out of its 136 units. According to Don Klein, CEO of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, “The housing bubble that the country experienced over the last few years has drastically affected people in ways we could not have possibly imagined.”

The complex was acquired by the Carter-Haston Real Estate group, based also in Nashville,

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If you’re on the hunt for Nashville real estate, the standard practice is to have your real estate agent assist you in negotiations with the seller. However, if you want to have more control over the process, you might decide to make an offer yourself. Here are some tips on how to arrive at an offer that is acceptable for the seller.

  • When it comes to making offers on Nashville homes, research is very important. You can’t just come up with any old amount of the top of your head, or else you might insult the owner. A house is more than just a building for its previous owner and an offer that’s too low can result in you being escorted to the door in a rude manner. Ask for your agent’s help and take the time to look through Nashville real estate listings.
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Purchasing a home is a huge investment, and one that quite rightly deserves a lot of contemplation. Before you take a look at real estate listings in Nashville, you first have to consider your current status, not only financially, but also physically and emotionally. Nashville homes don’t come cheap and since you can’t pay for it in one go; you must also consider the future and plan out the next few years carefully. So before you call a real estate agent in Nashville, here are a few things you need to look at.

  • Current financial status – Most homes in Nashville require an upfront down payment. Depending on the terms that you agree, the initial costs can be quite extravagant. One thing you should never do is spend all your money on the initial costs.
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