Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: March, 2014

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March 2014

Found 9 blog entries for March 2014.

BaseballBaseball season is about to start and many new residents may be wondering if Nashville has a baseball team. You already know they are home to an NFL team and many college teams, but what about baseball?

Introducing the Nashville Sounds

The Nashville Sounds are a Pacific Coast League team and they play in Herschel Greer Stadium. This Triple-A team is an affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. However, they were originally established as a Double-A team in 1978.

The Sounds has been recognized in many ways throughout the years. In 1980, the team was recognized as one of the top 100 minor league teams of all time. They won the PCL championship in 2005 and have featured big name player over the years such as:

  • Rickie Weeks
  • Prince Fielder
  • Nelson Cruz
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3540 Trimble Rd, Nashville TN, 37215 Are you considering moving to the Music City and you want to live in a luxury neighborhood? Finding the most expensive homes in Nashville isn't hard, if you know here to look.

Some of these homes don't say on the market very long and others are actually penthouse condominiums. Whether you're looking for a huge mansion or a condo with all the luxury amenities possible, you can find it in Nashville.

What do Expensive Nashville Homes Provide?

Some of the top features you will find with the luxury mansions and penthouses in Nashville include:

  • Infinity Pools perfect for exercise and fun
  • Incredible Architecture with plenty of detail
  • Private wine cellars for your collections
  • Amazing views of the city and the country
  • Chef's Kitchens
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Ashland City is home to one of the best family-friendly cruises near Nashville Blue Heron Cruses provides a great choice for dad and son or even grandpa and grandson to enjoy. This Kid's Adventure Cruse provides plenty of fun for everybody.

The boat is 40 feet in size, has restrooms and provides a pontoon-style for great relaxation. Captain Jim Steel provides a wonderful three-hour cruise and the boat seat 24 people. It's found at the back of Riverview Restaurant on Old River Road and that's where you will board for your adventure cruise.

Free snacks are provided, along with Capri Sun, water and plenty of other goodies. They even provide sun screen to ensure you and the kids don't get a sun burn. When necessary, blankets and bug spray are also

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DogsSometimes, you need a place to stay for a night our two and you need to bring your pets along with you. Maybe your home is being renovated or treated and you cannot stay there with your pets. Here are the top choices for pet-friendly hotels in Nashville.

Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel - 623 Union Street

This Sheraton hotel provides a very pet-friendly place for you to stay. They don't change anything extra for pets up to 8.5 pounds. The facilities are great and they fit perfect for the entire family. Enjoy the Gaylord Entertainment Center just down the road or one of the many other choices close to the hotel.

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel - 2100 West End Avenue

Another great choice found near Vanderbilt University is the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel.

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What a great year in real estate so far for Paula Piskie of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite!

Today, she closed on a Brentwood home for a super nice family moving from the Wisconsin area. One of the members of this family is going to be a doctor at St. Thomas Hospital. Tennessee Title did an excellent job with the closing of this property.

Paula also showed property in Goodlettsville to a past client. They are now wanting to move from the Green Hills area to a home with some land for horses. Their home, located in Burton Hills, will be going on the market in the next couple of weeks in the mid $400’s.

Paula is working an offer on a fabulous condo she has listed at the Terrazzo in the Gulch. She hopes to have this finalized very

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Carriage RidesTaking a carriage ride can be the perfect ending to a romantic date or a great way to see the city together. Nashville has plenty to offer and some of the best carriage rides can help you see what the city offers. Here are some of the top choices for your next carriage ride.

Hatcreek Carriage Tours - Downtown Nashville

Discover all that downtown offers with a ride from Hatcreek Carriage Tours. This company sets up downtown regularly and provides 30-minute tours through many areas of the city. You can discover Riverfront Park, the General Jackson Showboat, the Country Music Hall of Fame and so much more.

Carriage Tours in Downtown Nashville - Locations Vary

Another downtown option with 20-miute tours, this company will help you discover all kinds

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Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sterlic/5822181293/Nashville has plenty of fun things to enjoy for families, adults and kids. However, one of the thing most don't think about is miniature golf. Usually, music comes to mind when Nashville is mentioned. Here are the top choices for mini-golf and other types of fun in Nashville.

Europa Golf Karts - 621 Old Hickory Boulevard

This family fun center may quickly become one of your favorite places to go together. They've been in Nashville since 1985 and provide some of the best family fun in the area. The 1,000-yard go-cart track is the main attraction, but they have plenty more things to enjoy. You will find two outdoor miniature golf courses here providing plenty of challenge for adults and kids. Along with the mini-golf and the go-cart fun, you can enjoy

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"I didn't see that home on Zillow or Trulia" or "What do you mean it's not for sale, it's on Zillow???"

I talk with home buyers and sellers every day. Most are in the initial stages of deciding if the market is right for them. They're searching on Google for real estate sites with local home listings and prices. The first search results they receive are often big, national websites that aggregate listings and look great.

These usually include sites like Zillow and Trulia. While consumers gravitate to these sites because of the high-end user experience, very few realize that they're missing a huge portion of the market. It seems counter-intuitive, but for all of the programming horsepower of the largest nationwide sites, there are actually far more timely

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Our New Nashville Real Estate Video Blog

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Low Inventory and Low Interests Rates are Driving Home Prices Up

Though it may still be winter, the Nashville real estate market is hot! Inventory is low and so are interest rates. At below 5%, interest rates are at historically low levels. New properties being put on the market are seeing multiple bids within a day of

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