Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: November, 2017

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November 2017

Found 12 blog entries for November 2017.

Four Cutting Edge Building TrendsBig changes have been happening in the world of architecture and home building. In this article, we'll talk about materials that can improve efficiency around the home and make the house a more comfortable place to live.

Solar-Thermal Cladding

The solar activated facade is a cladding system that consists of prefabricated panels. Solar cladding deflects sun in summer and absorbs radiant energy in winter. This material stores heat at night to reduce interior heat loss and keep the home warmer as needed. At all times of the year, solar-thermal cladding helps keep your home more comfortable. Solar-thermal cladding is especially efficient in northern, cold-weather climates.

Self-Healing Concrete

Self-healing concrete is a type of concrete

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The Basics of Sustainable Housing ConstructionSustainable building practices are the key to creating environmentally-friendly homes that can help reduce the eventual owner's carbon footprint and also help them save money on energy expenses. The basics of sustainable housing range from ensuring energy efficient designs that consider home orientation, flexibility, size and using Eco-friendly materials whenever possible. Here are some things to consider when it comes to effective green home building practices.

Solar Ready Home Construction

Builders that are considering adding a photovoltaic system to newly-constructed homes can save a bit of time and money by using solar-ready design standards. By integrating mechanical and electrical features during the construction phase, builders can

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What to Do When Mold is Found in the HomeThere is no need to for immediate panic if you have found mold in your home. In fact, many homes have mold in them. If there is mold in a home, the best thing to do is follow specific guidelines and ensure that the right steps are taken.

Get the Home Tested and Identify the Mold

There are a lot of different types of mold that can occur naturally in a home. There are some that really need to be worried about in the home and others can be easily removed. The best way to determine the type of mold and how much there is would be to have it tested by a trained mold tester n the area. These testers are usually engineers who can give a home a thorough inspection and can determine the type of mold. You do not want to clean up any mold in the home

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Your Credit Score Is Essential to Buying a HomeAre you interested in living the American dream and purchasing a home? Banking institutions and lenders want to know a person's credit score before lending money for major loans, including home mortgages.

Know how credit score and credit history can impact the home buying process and how potential applicants can get started on improving their credit score today.

Why Does Credit Score Matter?

Homeowners should be aware that a credit score can be a main factor in determining eligibility for various types of home mortgage products, whether they're in areas like Franklin or elsewhere. An applicant's credit score shows a lender a history of making payments, current debt and the approximate level of risk that they may assume when approving an

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Holiday Events in Nashville 2017From holiday lights to parades, the ballet to live musical performances, you’ll find plenty of events happening in the Nashville area to celebrate the 2017 holiday season.

Nov 17-Dec 31

It’s all about the twinkle of lights to kick off the holiday season this year. The fun includes the Dancing Lights of Christmas, on display at the James E Ward Agricultural Center. The annual light show synchronizes with music on the radio, open nightly through the end of the year in nearby Lebanon.

Nov 24-Dec 23

Take a peaceful stroll through the Mansion at Fontanel, when Christmas at the Mansion debuts with dozens of Christmas trees this holiday season. The event also provides the opportunity to enjoy the mansion itself, along with a festive beverage, all

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Hendersonville Every Nashville-area home buyer has his or her own wish list, but for many, outdoor space plays a big role in what home feels like the right fit, especially once you get outside of the city and into some of Nashville's suburbs—like Hendersonville for example. So for prospective home buyers in search of lots of outdoor space, four Hendersonville subdivisions come to mind that provide exactly that:

Wynbrooke

The Wynbrooke subdivision allows for large homes and spacious lots. This enjoyable community was built up starting in the early 2000s, close to the tranquility of Old Hickory Lake.

Cumberland Place

Also close to an area park and natural attractions, Cumberland Place provides an ideal setting for those in search of plentiful outdoor space.

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Gallatin Waterfront HomeAs one of Middle Tennessee’s more scenic suburbs, Gallatin sits right alongside the Cumberland River, providing home buyers with a broad range of waterfront opportunities that you can’t find just anywhere. So if you’re in the market for a new home in Gallatin and want the added appeal and desirability of living along the riverfront, here are a few great places where you might consider beginning your search right now

Fairvue Plantation

With country club amenities, the homes of Fairvue Plantation also enjoy a lakefront setting. You’ll find a number of options in lakefront homes, estates and villas here, with a collection of neighborhoods enjoying water and golf course views.

As well, the club also features an aquatics center, fitness center,

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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a HomeBeing able to step back and look at a home objectively does much to help with the home-selling process. Sellers who may not be willing to be flexible with potential buyers or make changes to their home may see less traffic and fewer bids. There are a number of ways that sellers can unconsciously derail the home selling process and make it more difficult to sell a home. An agent with experience selling homes in local markets like East Nashville can make the process easier.

Potentially sell a home faster to a qualified buyer when avoiding the following home-selling mistakes.

Forgetting the Emotional Component

Buying a house is not only a financial decision, but an emotional one as well. When a seller thinks back to their first purchase of a

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Nashville is truly an exciting place to live, work and play right now, with a number of stylish real estate options for those in market for a condominium lifestyle. With affordability in mind, we present several luxury condo buildings that won’t break the bank.

Eight South

The first is a new luxury building, found just to the south of Downtown Nashville. The mid-rise dubbed Eight South offers space for more than 50 condo units, also including private balconies and the convenience and security of assigned parking. As well, the mixed-use complex provides additional space for bars and restaurants, while numerous other options are just a short stroll away.

With one-bedroom units featuring around 800 square feet of living space, the new construction

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Modern Lighting Ideas For Each Room Of The House

Lighting is an important factor to consider in any home remodel. Modern lighting trends lean toward more options so that homeowners can have exactly the right amount of light in ever scenario. If you're a homeowner who is considering a home remodel, knowing the various lighting options, and their potential energy efficiency benefits, is important for ensuring comfort.

Living Room

The living room is a place of relaxation and pleasure, where homeowners can spend time with friends, family and other loved ones. A well-lit living room helps keep the mood upbeat, warm and friendly. Layers of light ensure that homeowners have a variety of lighting options. Popular lighting sources for the living room include chandeliers, sconces, overhead

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