Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: December, 2016

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December 2016

Found 9 blog entries for December 2016.

Top Nashville Suburbs in 2016With the end of the year fast approaching, popular schools and neighborhood rankings and review website recently revealed what they viewed as Nashville’s best suburbs to raise a family in 2016. 

While the rankings are of course subjective, analysts at performed a comprehensive assessment of key factors that are meaningful to home owners and active residents of a community, which include quality of schools, safety, affordability, and access to family amenities. So with that in mind, here’s a brief look at what Nashville suburbs made the cut: 


Citing the city’s rapid growth as a key factor, Nolensville also scored an A+ in the public schools category, which can largely be attributed to the area’s brand new high

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A new seven-unit townhouse development is expected to break ground in Nashville’s Salemtown neighborhood, according to a recent report from the Nashville Post. Being called 7th & Garfield, the new project is just the latest development to hit this red hot part of Nashville’s north side. 

Urban Core Homes and Jackstraw Properties are both behind the new 7th & Garfield development, and initial renderings have also already been released for potential buyers to check out.  

The entire development will occupy a 0.38-acre lot, which acts as a combination of 1623 and 1625 Seventh Avenue North. Each townhouse will also include three levels, feature a traditional look and feel, and range in size from 2,000 to 2,300 square feet of total living space. In

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Nashville High Rise Construction If you remember plans being revealed in early 2015 about a 25-story high-rise possibly being developed in Midtown, you might be interested to learn that the same developer is now looking to move forward with the project, only in a different location. 

The original project site was just recently sold to Vanderbilt University, but according to a recent report from the Nashville Post, developer Ardavan Afrakhteh is currently exploring other options to finally build the sleek new 25-story tower, which could include condos, a boutique hotel, and even some ground level commercial space if the original plan comes to fruition. 

Also noted by the Post was that the original Midtown parcels, located at 1912 ,1918, and 1922 Broadway, were purchased by

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Work-Live Spaces in Nashville Working from home certainly isn’t a new thing, but it’s a trend that’s starting to be noticed by new home builders more and more, and especially here in the Nashville area where job growth continues to be on the rise. 

Franklin’s new Westhaven community features a number of work-live options for small business owners to consider, and home builders are also incorporating similar spaces inside the nearby subdivision of Berry Farms as well, also in Franklin. 

In Nashville, Core Development has already recognized the need for more unique work-live options and featured a variety of “live-make” townhouses over at the fabulous new Six10 Merritt and 1260Martin developments, both in the up-and-coming Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood

According to recent

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Marketing a Farm or Land for Sale As the owner of a farm, you may already understand the particular challenges involved in selling larger tracts of land. Not only is the buyer pool for farms much smaller than for other types of real estate, but the property can also be harder to reach.

Unless the farm borders on a busy state or interstate highway, traditional techniques such as signage and open houses that work when selling a home in Brentwood are unlikely to result in obtaining 100% of viable leads. But, with creative marketing strategies designed to precisely target likely buyers, farm owners can still enjoy an enhanced selling experience.

Notify Neighboring Farm Owners Immediately

Neighboring farmers and landowners, especially those who own large tracts of adjoining

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Westhaven Condos For Sale - Franklin TNWesthaven is widely thought to be one of Franklin’s most charming communities, providing residents with quaint living spaces, a walkable Town Center, and plenty of great outdoor spaces to go for a walk or bike ride. 

Almost a town within a town, Westhaven is specifically designed for today’s quintessential suburban lifestyle, and perhaps most importantly, provides a unique sense of community that’s not always easy to maintain in today’s alway-on-the-go culture. 

While many home buyers might automatically associate single-family homes with a suburban neighborhood, Westhaven is a housing development that truly offers options. In many ways, condos for sale at Westhaven are equally as desirable as any other housing type you’ll find here, and townhouses

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How to Deal With Multiple Offers for Your Home You have listed your home for sale and have done everything your real estate agent asked you to do to make this the most successful transaction possible. You have followed all the proper home seller etiquette for a fast sale; cleaned up the yard, staged your home, and put the dog away during showings. And now, BAM! you got an offer. But wait! BAM! You got another offer.

You and your agent have obviously done what it takes to sell your house and now - lucky you! You have multiple offers from which to choose. Surely, with such a scenario, you'll come out on top of this deal and might even be able to play the potential buyers against one another, getting the most possible for your lovely home and maybe even a little extra money to spend on your

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Hillsboro Village New DevelopmentMore development is on the way for the popular Hillsboro Village neighborhood in Nashville, and recently, Elmington Capital released  a rendering of what they hope to build at a site directly across from the famed Belcourt Theatre. 

As first noted by the Nashville Post, a timeline for the project has not yet been revealed, although developers are hoping to build a structure that would eventually include roughly 10,000 square feet of ground level retail space, 24,000 square feet of office space, and 28 residential units as well. 

The architect behind the design, which is featured above, is Southeast Venture, but it’s worth mentioning nothing has been officially approved as of now. 

Should the Metro Nashville Planning Department approve the

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Nashville Real Estate Market Stays HotwRecently released data from Freddie Mac is confirming what many of us currently living in Middle Tennessee already know—the Nashville area real estate market is still red hot heading into 2017. As noted in the report, Nashville tops the Multi-Indicator Market Index, which helps determine which markets are among the healthiest right now in the U.S. 

The MiMi ranking tracks the country’s 100 largest cities, and Nashville first claimed the top spot all the way back in April after ranking eighth at the end of last year. Specifically mentioned in the findings is the spike Nashville has seen in home purchase and mortgage applications, which of course is a clear indicator of not only market activity but also the local economic pulse as a whole as well. 

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