Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: April, 2014

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April 2014

Found 22 blog entries for April 2014.

RunningAfter a cold and hard winter, it's time to get outside and enjoy plenty of fun. The spring, summer and fall brings plenty of outdoor events to Nashville. Some of these events are perfect for runners. Here are the top running events for 2014.


The month of May is a beautiful month and this year it will feature plenty of blooming trees and running events including:

  • Cinco de Mayo 5K/10K - May 3rd
  • The Original Mud Run - May 3rd
  • Nashville CROP Hunger Walk - May 4th
  • Home Run 4 Miler - May 10th
  • Fight for Air Walk - May 17th
  • Beyond the Battlefield 5k/10k - May 24th
  • Snowball Express 5k - May 24th
  • Memorial Day Dash - May 26th


As the weather gets even warmer, June will bring more running events, such as:

  • Shoney's Family 5k Fun
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Women ClothesFinding the best place to find your new fashion items is important. The right boutiques for women make it much easier. Nashville is full of great places for women to shop. Here are a few of the best choices when it comes to women's boutiques.

Posh - 1801 21st Avenue South and 4027 Hillsboro Pike #705

Posh has two locations found in Green Hills and Hillsboro Village. They are known as the top place for women's accessories. You will also find plenty of apparel and shoes here.

Blush - 606 12th Avenue South

Those seeking the trendiest items will find what they need at Blush. This shop is found in the Gulch and known for carrying the latest trends.

Soca Clothing - 2203 Bandywood Drive

A casual boutique perfect for women searching for chic clothing,

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  As you walk through homes on your house hunt, here are 9 things about a for-sale home that you should ignore in order to keep from passing on a what could be the perfect home for you. These are... .

An “Older” Home

Old isn’t always synonymous with bad. Some homes built decades ago have stood the test of time because they were built with solid, quality materials and have a classic style. Don’t let your buyers always assume that new = nicer, either. Some newer homes are “affordable” because they were built cheaply. Buyers should remember that there are many simple fixes for dated homes, and the plus side of an older home is charm and character you can’t find in a brand new build.

Paint Colors

Things that may not be a huge deterrent in the

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Home Values at or Near Pre-Precession Highs in 1000+ U.S. Cities 


Declines in home values experienced during the recession have already been, or are close to being, erased in almost 20 percent of metro housing markets nationwide as values continue to rise. U.S. home values climbed 5.7 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, to a home value index of $169,800.

Home values nationwide rose 0.5 percent from the fourth quarter of 2013, the ninth straight quarter of increasing home values and U.S. home values are expected to rise another 3.3 percent through the first quarter of 2015.

Rents have also been marching steadily higher for several years. Nationally, rents rose 2.7 percent year-over-year in the first quarter and 0.9 percent compared to

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TemperatureOccasionally, the city of Nashville sees some very hot days during the summer. Sometimes, it's just too hot to be outside. When this happens, the city is full of great indoor activities you can enjoy with the family. Here are some of the top choices.

Indoor Karting

A new hot spot has opened in the Music City called Music City Indoor Karting. It opened in January of 2-14 and provides plenty of fun for the daredevil in you. They use electric karts the can go up to 40 miles per hour for all types of fun. It's located at 400 Davidson Street and open seven days a week.

Laser Tag

Have you ever played laser tag with your family? If not, gather all the kids, their friends, cousins, aunts, uncles and anybody else you can for a few hours of fun at Laser

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LP Field - Image Credit:, a Nashville group announced they have been working to put together a high-profile SEC college football game. The plan includes making this an annual game that will happen early in the season. LP Field will host the game and it could start as soon as 2016.

The game would pair a non-conference opponent against an SEC team every single year. Of course, to make this game worth watching, the non-conference opponent will be a high-quality team. The group wants the game to be much like the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic in Atlanta. This game provides the local economy with millions of dollars in revenue.

Along with the group working on making this happen, the Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Music City Sports and Entertainment Group and the

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Wilson County Real Estate Report - March 2014

 Spring is in the air and the Real Estate Market in Wilson County is in full bloom.

 March real estate rebounded very well from our "freeze" in February. March ended with 174 residential single family home sales across the county, an improvement of 69 over the month before.

 Mt Juliet dominated the market with 55% of the sales for the month with a total of 96. 6 of those sales were foreclosures/short sales while 31 were new construction. The median sales price in March in Mt  Juliet of existing home sales is $225,900 with a median price p/sq foot of $105.55 and a median day on the market of 42. Homes are selling on average for 97% of sales price and have a median square footage of 2289. Of the 31 new

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

He had a closing in Hendersonville with a referral client and first time buyer in Berry Hill. He also wrote an accepted offer with a referral client and first time buyer in Antioch. Jarrod also received an accepted offer on his listing in Madison in just the first week on the market!

He also showed homes to several referral clients in LaVergne, Hermitage, Nashville, Madison, Goodlettsville and Hendersonville. He is also about to break ground on a new construction home in Cane Ridge with Jeff Checko of Dream Builder Custom Homes.

Jarrod also had 2 appraisal, 2 home inspections and 2 termite inspections. Busy times in real estate for Jarrod and TAREG.

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It much easier to be good at something when you love doing it. Laura Tanti of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite loves selling #RealEstate in #Nashville

Being a successful agent takes, experience, knowledge, compassion and the right tools. Laura’s affiliation with The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite provides the best tools available. Our website has the ability to input search criteria using individual needs that keeps both client and Laura at the top of the game when it comes to watching the market.

Laura’s sellers get front and center exposure on the site which buyers can receive customized daily listings that match their criteria. All of this leads to a successful Realtor/Client relationship that last. Laura is working with 3

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  2014 continues to be very busy in #Nashville area #realestate for Larry McGowan of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite.   This past week included receiving an award from RE/MAX for sales productivity in 2013 at the annual RE/MAX Regional Awards banquet at the downtown Nashville Hilton. Along with Larry's individual award, The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite received the top award in the entire state of Tennessee for RE/MAX teams, number 6 in the USA and number 9 in the world! Don't forget we are the official real estate team ofthe Tennessee Titans too ;)   It wasn't all banquets and awards this week, as Larry finalized a new construction contract on a home in Fairvue Plantation of Gallatin, visited a home and termite…
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