Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: February, 2014

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February 2014

Found 18 blog entries for February 2014.

  Great start to the year for Jonny Lee of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite.   In the last 30 days he's had 7 closings totaling over 2 million in sales - Way to go! Not only that but his property management business is booming with 13 closed or pending properties since the start of the year. He'll have some other rentals coming available soon.   Additionally, in the last couple of weeks Jonny has successfully negotiated 5 more contracts. 2 for active buyers he's working with and for 3 of his listings (Two downtown condos and one new construction luxury home in Gallatin)   Jonny's really happy to announce that he's working on building a solid core team around him to unsure that his business continues to grow for 2014…
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Maury County was originally Indian lands and once was a part of Williamson County. It was created in 1807 and named aver Abram P. Maury. Maury was a politician, lawyer and state senator. The county covers over 600 square miles.

Within the county, you will find Columbia State Community College and six different cities including:

  • Columbia
  • Culleoko
  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Santa Fe
  • Spring Hill
  • Williamsport

Columbia is home to about 38,000 residents and provides the home for the annual Mule Days. This week-long festival attracts about 200,000 people every year. The city is also known for the historic town square and a green-way system. It was once the home for James K. Polk, the 11th president of the United States.

Mt. Pleasant has its

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The spring months are a prime time of the year for events at the Convention Center. When attending one of these events, it's good to know where the best restaurants in the area are located. Here are some of the best restaurants in Nashville near the Convention Center.

Capitol Grille - 231 6th Avenue North

If you love smoked meats and wonderful BBQ, Capitol Grill is your place. Chef Tyler Brown provides some of the best choices for pre-theater dinners, lunches or a relaxing dinner. The restaurant is found inside the Hermitage Hotel and they even provide delicious breakfast.

Husk - 37 Rutledge Street

Featuring an award-winning chef and plenty of amazing dishes, Husk should be at the top of your list if you love true southern cuisine. You'll find

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EventsMardi Gras is right around the corner and it's necessary to know where to enjoy this excellent holiday. Many events will be held throughout the city. Here are some of the best choices.

Mardi Gras Y'all - March 1st

This event is a new one for Nashville and will be held from 10am to 10pm on Saturday, March 1st. It will be hosted by Jack FM and will provide plenty of fun. Three stages of fun will be provided, along with a fat Elvis, plenty of food, beads and tons of drinks. Fifteen food trucks will be on hand and a beer garden with 10 craft brews. The event is free for the public.

Mardi Gras Soiree - March 1st

A great choice for your Mardi Gras fun, the Soiree will be held for the third time from 9pm to 3am on Saturday, March 1st. Wear your

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The Ashton Real Estate Group It has been a very busy two weeks for Mark O’Connell of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite
Mark showed a number of properties in Hendersonville to an existing client currently working in Saudi Arabia. These were 3 - 4 bedroom single family homes ranging between $250,000 - $300,000. These clients liked a particular property and an offer was written. After some negotiation a purchased price was agreed, the inspections and appraisal have already been completed and the buyer is hoping to close on this property by the middle of March.
Another client of Mark's viewed a number of condos in the University Square development downtown. These were one to two bedrooms units ranging between $200,000 - $300,000. One unit in particular was of…
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East Nashville is one of the best places to shop in the Music City. The district is full of independently-owned stores, boutiques and shops. They are mainly found in Five Points, but some are found in other parts of the East Side, as well. Many of the best shops are found here including:

Old Made Good - 3701B Gallatin Pike

If you love to find something old that has been turned into something incredible, Old Made Good or OMG is the store for you. This East Nashville store provides many beautiful furniture pieces, vintage clothing, jewelry and more.

Hey Rooster General Store - 1106 Gallatin Avenue

This native store provides plenty of different items with a modern take on a general store. You will find all kinds of handmade goods, small-batch

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Image Credit: Image Credit: you need to take a client out or a potential employee, you need to know where to dine. Business dinners require a different type of restaurant compared to a romantic date. Here are some of the top choices for business dining in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Palm - 140 5th Avenue South, Nashville

The Palm is a part of a national chain, but it provides one of the best places to dine in Nashville. This restaurant provides plenty of excellent dishes for lunch or dinner and the atmosphere is perfect for a business dinner.

Caffe Nonna - 4427 Murphy Road, Nashville

Sylvan Park is home to the very popular Caffe Nonna, which provides some of the best pasta in the city. This restaurant is a local favorite and perfect for taking out of town business clients

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Jarrod Curcio of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite had a busy week in real estate. 

He had a closing with a referral client on a downtown condo in the Viridian with fellow team member Laura Tanti.  It was a great team effort and a very smooth transaction from start to finish, including the closing with Tennessee Title Services. 

Jarrod has also been prepping for a very busy month as he has 4 TAREG relocation clients flying in to see homes over the next few weeks.  One client is looking for both a condo and a custom build lake home, another a luxury home in Green Hills, and 2 others looking for equestrian property. 

He has also been busy on the listing front with several new listings and two others in contract.  A beautiful new home

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The city of Nashville is found on a number of lists of top cities throughout the United States. Recently, it was named to another top list from This list ranked Nashville fourth on the list of the "Best Buy Cities" for 2014. Forbes included Murfreesboro and Franklin as a part of Nashville in the study and the list.

The top ten areas found on the list includes:

  1. Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
  2. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
  3. Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
  4. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, Tennessee
  5. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
  6. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
  7. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  8. Orlando-Kissimmee, Florida
  9. Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
  10. Boise City-Nampa, Idaho

Nashville is in the fourth spot on the list

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