Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: May, 2014

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May 2014

Found 23 blog entries for May 2014.

Jennifer Wray of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX ELite has had a busy week showing #Nashville #realestate and negotiating contracts. She had an offer accepted for a house under going new construction in the West end area of Nashville. In addition she has written a contract for a new home buyer and in the countering stage at the moment that has been Pre approved with Armando San MIguel from Ameris Bank. 

She went on a listing appointment in the Bellevue area that most likely will go active in the next couple weeks adding to the TAREG listing inventory.

She had a closing this week  for a first time buyer that purchased a home in the Germantown area. Thanks again to Tennessee Title Services for all their help and assistance.

At the moment she

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Mark O'Connell  of  The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite had a busy week selling #Nashville #RealEstate. He met up with new clients relocating from Georgia and showed them a number of newly built properties in Spring Hill and Murfreesboro. These were 4-5 bedroom single family homes priced between $440,000 and $510,000. These clients are also considering building a custom home so Mark introduced them to Jeff Checko of Dream Builder Custom homes. They viewed a new custom home that Jeff is building for another of Mark ‘s clients in Franklin so this may be another "team" win.

Mark also had a number of viewings for commercial properties near the Donelson area for a new client who is considering opening up a massage therapy business.


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Shopping MallEverybody enjoys doing a little shopping. When you just want a day out to enjoy some of the luxury shops available in Nashville, you have a variety of places to go. These shops offer the best of everything, and ensure quality products that you will love.

It doesn’t matter what you're looking for, there is a shop in Nashville that will accommodate your needs. There are lots of specialty shops, as well as general shopping malls. Here are some of the luxury shops you can enjoy when in Nashville.

Hill Center Green Hills - 4015 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville

Located in the Green Hills neighborhoods, this shopping center is home to numerous well-known retailers such as, Anthropologie, Whole Foods Body, West Elm, and Calypso St Barths. You will also enjoy

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FitnessFitness is an important part of life. You should engage in an activity you enjoy, because it will make exercising less of a chore and more of an enjoyment. The Nashville area believes in leading a healthy lifestyle, and there are a variety of fitness programs that promote this belief.

Here is a list of fitness programs offered throughout the Nashville area.

HOTBOX Fitness – 124 12th Avenue South, Nashville

HOTBOX is an intense one hour workout. When joining a class, you can expect loud music, outstanding results and an inspirational instructor. If you are ready to push your body to the limits, this is the fitness program for you.

Studio Novo - 99 White Bridge Road, Suite 202, Nashville

Get a Hollywood ready body at Sudio Novo, where they

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This was quite a productive week for GabrielaLira of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite selling #Nashville #RealEstate

Her week included:

3 listing presentations: a single family home in Franklin in the $500,000 range, and two great investment properties: a duplex in Franklin in $200,000 range and a duplex in Old Hickory in the $150,000 range

3 properties under contract: a balcony unit in Werthan (Germantown), a home in East Nashville, and 10 acres of land for one client to build a wonderful home.

Gabriela also spent Wednesday and Thursday with a wonderful family relocating to TN from New Jersey. She showed them homes all over Brentwood including Chenoweth, Hidden Creek, Brookfield, Raintree, and Willomet.

She reviewed  home inspection

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Maybe you're not all about finding the best happy hour for a cheap drink, but you do like a great deal on food. Nashville has plenty of bars and restaurants perfect for your food happy hour needs. Here are a few of the best choices to try.

Etch - 303 Demonbreun Street, Nashville

At Etch, you can enjoy food happy hour specials from 4pm to 6:30pm on weekdays. They also provide the same happy hour for food on Saturdays from 4pm to 5:30pm. Most choices are around $8 each and one of the local favorites is the Octopus and Shrimp Bruschetta.

Eastland Cafe - 97 Chapel Avenue, Nashville

At the Eastland Cafe, you can enjoy food happy hours from 5pm to 6:30pm, Monday through Thursday and from 5pm to 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays. They even provide a

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Jarrod Curcio of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite had another busy week in #Nashville #realestate. 

He closed on one of his listings in Madison after just a few weeks on the market and helped them buy an amazing foreclosure in Bellevue.  He also just closed on his listing in Nashville; this home was also only on the market for just a few weeks.  Special thanks to All-American Pest Control and Tennessee Title Services for making these transaction go so smoothly. 

Jarrod also received an accepted contract on his listing in Goodlettsville after just 7 days on the market.  He is out this weekend showing them homes in Hendersonville.  Jarrod also wrote three other accepted contracts with referral clients in Donelson, Eagleville as well as

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Since they were installed, I have passed by those bike stations all over town and thought that it would be fun to rent one for a few hours. I finally found some friends that were interested in joining me. Keep in mind that Dennis & Tracy are avid bikers, not the kind with the spandex shorts, but the type that did a 30 mile ride before they even met me that day. Emily also joined us and debuted her newly acquired bike from Green Fleet Bike Shop on Edgehill appropriately dubbed Le Bronze James due to its beautiful hue.

Dennis strategically planned our route with bike lanes and plenty of stops at local watering holes, which as a novice I was incredibly grateful for. Check out his planning genius and feel free to copy: We started at

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Nashville is full of dog-friendly patios you can enjoy. There are plenty of great choices and here's a list of some of the best ones throughout the area.

Breweries and Taprooms

Some of the best patios for dogs are found at the local breweries and taprooms including:

  • TN Brew Works
  • Fat Bottom Brewing
  • Yazoo
  • 12 South Taproom
  • Jackalope

Bars and Pubs

Another great place for your dog on a patio is a bar and here are a few good ones in Nashville:

  • Drifter's
  • Bar Louie
  • South
  • Tin Roof
  • Dan McGuinness
  • Neighbor's

Coffee Houses

Maybe it's too early for an adult beverage or you want a cup of coffee. If so, bring your dog to any of these patios:

  • Frothy Monkey in 12 South
  • Barista Parlor
  • Portland Brew East
  • Bond
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Mark O'Connell of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX ELite had a very busy week in #Nashville #Realestate. 

On Saturday, His son played in the Rugby state final high school and Narrowly beat Ravenwood high school to win the state championship. On Sunday, Mark's oldest son graduated from Fr. Ryan High school. During the week Mark met clients relocating from Virginia and show them the number of single-family homes and Nolensville between $200,000 and $400,000. An offer was written and accepted for a beautiful three bedroom, two and half bathroom single-family home which is due to close in June.

Mark showed an existing client a one bedroom apartment University Square and another offer was written and will hopefully be accepted next week. Mark

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