Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: September, 2014

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September 2014

Found 30 blog entries for September 2014.

Nick Petrocci of The Ashton Real Estate Group of #REMAX Elite, the #1 #RealEstate team in #Nashville and #Tennessee and the #Titan's official real estate team has been working hard for his clients the last few weeks. 

He closed on a house for some First Time Home Buyers, who purchased their first home in East Nashville.  Nick has been working with these clients for 3 years and they told him that they probably would not have moved to Nashville if it wasn’t for him showing them houses that first visit here.  The home they purchased they were able to get into see it before it hit the market thanks to The Ashton Real Estate Group team member Will Peyton.  He was getting ready to get this home ready to hit the market and were able to put a contract in on it

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Nashville Predators MascotMost people are familiar with the Nashville Predators' Mascot, the Saber-tooth Tiger. It represents the Prehistoric era and what the King Carnivore may have looked like with its long canine teeth. Here is the story behind the Nashville Predators Mascot.

History of the Saber-tooth

The first remains of this creature called the Smilodon, a word for Knifetooth, were found in 1842 in Brazil. As the 1900s approached, the Los Angeles, California area had come up with almost 2000 of these Smilodon skulls in the La Brea Tar Pits of the city. Remains were being found in both North and South America.

In Downtown Nashville in 1971, workers excavating the First American Bank Complex’s foundation came across a cave system from the prehistoric era. This cave

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Erin Taylor of The Ashton Real Estate Group of #REMAX Elite, the #1 #realEstate team in #Nashville and #Tennessee  has had a busy week.  

She just had a successful home inspection on Thursday for a renovated 1950's home in East Nashville that her clients got under contract in a multi offer situation.  Her clients didn't offer full asking price but was able to beat out the other offers due to Erin's knowledge of another home going under contract across the street only hours before.

 On Monday Erin had a client complete their final walk through on a property in the "hot" area of Germantown.

Erin will be listing a beautiful home in Franklin, TN  in January of 2015 but met the photographer at the home this week to take pictures of the yard with

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Another busy week for #Realtor Lindsey Leathers of The Ashton Real Estate Group of #REMAX Elite, the #1 #RealEstate team in #Nashville and #Tennessee.

At the beginning of the week Lindsey showed some properties to a couple from Tennessee who is looking to move to the Old Hickory area. They signed a contract Tuesday on a beautiful newly built two story home and will be closing in mid-October. 

She was also busy in the downtown/East Nashville areas showing condos to a client she met at an open house, what loft style living looks like in the $200,000 price range. This first time home buyer just moved to Nashville from Lexington, KY. and is excited to live a downtown lifestyle. 

Towards the end of the week Lindsey showed a retiring couple some

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Jarrod Curcio of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite, the #1 #REMAX team in #Nashville and #Tennessee has had another busy week in real estate.

He finished up the week with 3 closings on Friday. The first was a condo in Antioch with a first time buyer, then a repeat move up client in Cane Ridge and then closed on his condo listing in Hendersonville. Thanks to Chris Mule and Tracey Perry at Tennessee Title Services for making these closings so smooth.

Jarrod also wrote an accepted offer with a referral client on a new construction home with fellow TAREG agent Antonio Casey. He also wrote another offer with a referral client in Nashville and hope to have it worked out this weekend.

He has also been busy with listings as he has a condo in

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Larry McGowan of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite, the #1 #REMAX #RealEstate team in #Nashville and #Tennessee, has had a busy week with closings, contracts, and home inspections.

Larry's travels from last week resulted in a contract on a beautiful home in the McKay's Mills community of Franklin for his relocation clients from Albany NY. The home inspection was Wednesday and repairs have already been successfully negotiated - on to closing! 

His listing in East Nashville closed at more than 6% over asking price and was under contract after multiple offer the first weekend it was listed. Larry credits Will Peyton's staging expertise and the professionals at Houselens with helping his listings have the best possible online profile.

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GraduateNashville has made the list as one of the country’s brainpower cities. The cities chosen for this list have the most college graduates rather than just the highest amount of students studying in their cities. This information is more relevant in order to see what will carry over into the future.

The Research

Demographer Wendell Cox studied the change in how many people had a bachelor degree from the years 2007 through 2012. Each 51 metropolitans studied had increased in bachelor degree holders.  Cox found the fastest growing area was the Intermountain West and the South.  Educated students are heading to the South because job growth is thriving and the cost of living is much more affordable than cities like Los Angeles and New York.  

Top City

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WineryNashville is excited to announce the opening of a new concert venue and winery coming soon. City Winery is coming to the area to act as a concert hall, restaurant and winery. It will be placed in a former Sobro warehouse, which is about 30,000 square feet in size. It’s the area’s most anticipated venue to open this fall.

City Winery

The concert hall is going to seat around 300 people. It’s also going to have the capacity to hold a restaurant inside, as well as a fully functioning winery. The winery is going to be at 609 Lafayette Street, which is just south of the Music City Center.

City Winery is already open in other cities, so they are already known for booking diverse and well-respected performers. They are also known for offering a delicious

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PumpkinsThe 31st Annual Pumpkinfest Fills Franklin’s Main Street is coming to town this October. Historic Downtown Franklin is hosting the event around Main Street on the 25th of October for no charge.

Hosted by the Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County, the event will last from 10am – 6pm. Everyone can enjoy children’s activities, the chili cook-off, live music and so much more.

Activities for Kids

Pumpkinfest is going to offer a variety of activities for all ages.

Children can enjoy:

  • Pumpkin painting
  • Inflatables
  • Pony Rides
  • Pictures with Princesses
  • Free Games with small prizes
  • Costume Contest

Children’s activities will take place on Third Avenue North all day. The costume contest is open to all ages and even

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Amanda Pharr of  The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite, the #1 #REMAX #RealEstate team in #Nashville and #Tennessee has had a busy month and extremely busy week for.  

The week started off with a TAREG team meeting where Amanda learned about one of Nashville’s premier new construction communities and the breaking news was shared with the team that Barbara Corcoran from Shark Tank officially endorses The Ashton Real Estate Group (TAREG) as Middle Tennessee’s best and only choice for all your real estate needs! Check out our TAREG commercial debut during the season premier of Shark Tank on Friday, September 26th at 7PM Central.  

Amanda had a buyer fly in from LA to tour and write an offer for Nashville’s newest condo development downtown

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