Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: August, 2018

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August 2018

Found 19 blog entries for August 2018.

So, it's time to sell your Nashville home. As you get started with the process, one of your your top priorities will naturally be development of curb appeal. Appearances are everything when it comes to making a first impression, and homes with good curb appeal can sell for more than homes without.

Improving curb appeal is one of the ways that homeowners can make their home more competitive when they put it up for sale. Without curb appeal, a property can take longer to sell and may even sell for less money. Even if you live in a hot real estate market like Franklin, maintenance and curb appeal can make your home stand out and give you an edge. Often the most effective way to boost curb appeal is by performing regular maintenance that many

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What to Do on Labor Day in Nashville, TN

Labor Day Weekend is often considered to be summer's swan song, and Nashville will be capping off this carefree season in style this year. There are special events and celebrations planned throughout the entire weekend that are perfect for people of all ages.

These are a few of the top events to check out in Nashville, TN this Labor Day Weekend:

Zoovie Night Featuring Zootopia

The Labor Day Weekend kicks off in Nashville with the Zoovie Night Featuring Zootopia at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere. This family-friendly event is open to people of all ages, and will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, August 31. Festivities begin in the early evening with bouncing inflatables and lawn games on the Festival Field. A DJ will be playing

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How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent When it comes to finding the right real estate agent, home buyers should treat it like they do when they need to find a qualified professional that will be handling any other important aspect of their life.

Many people rely on their gut instincts or simply hire the first real estate professional they meet. However, asking the right questions can help you narrow down your options and lead to a better experience.

1. How much experience do you have?

For most people, purchasing a home is the largest financial commitment they will make for their entire lives. Surprisingly few, however, delve into the length and type of experience a real estate agent brings to the table with them.

While there is no single length of time that is optimal, the

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How to Stage Your Home

When it comes to selling a home, how it’s presented to viewers is everything. Staging is one of the most important parts of the home selling process, as it can encourage a higher selling price and a shorter time during which the home stays on the market. How do sellers make good choices when staging? Here are some DIY home staging tips to give sellers an edge, even in competitive markets like Franklin.

General Staging Tips

When staging a home to sell, homeowners can make a few sweeping changes in all rooms of the house to improve the home’s showing power, as well as targeted staging decisions specific to different rooms in the house. Here are a few general home staging options for homeowners to consider.

Cut out Clutter

When walking

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The Best Home-Style Southern Restaurants in Nashville, TN

Just as much as Nashville is the home for amazing country music, it's also the home of amazing country-style southern food. If you're stopping by Nashville for any amount of time, you simply can't miss some of these delicious home-style restaurants.

Husk Southern Restaurant

Featuring an award-winning chef and plenty of amazing dishes, Husk should be at the top of your list if you love true southern cuisine. You'll find items, such as the fried chicken skins and the Fudge Farms pork chop on the menu here.

Husk was born in Charleston and received rave reviews; now in Nashville, it's the opinion of at least one critic that it has surpassed the original. Chef Sean Brock, another Beard-recognized master, continues to feature new Southern

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Ice Cream Parlors Worth Visiting In Nashville Tennessee

From the quaint soda shoppes of yore to the modern flavors of today, ice cream is one treat that never goes out of style. And no matter which style of ice cream you're looking for, you can find it in Nashville, TN. And thank goodness that's true in a city that's no stranger to heat!

Finding the best ice cream can provide the perfect cold treat. However, there's no reason to settle for second best. For all of the sweet tooths in Nashville, it's time to grab a spoon, and try these sensational spots around town.

Bobbie's Dairy Dip

Dishing out soft serve ice cream since 1951, this roadside attraction has stayed in business for its classic take on cones, milkshakes, and sundaes. For everyone who remembers the feeling of being handed a

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Many first time home buyers use the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to get a loan with a lower down payment and other lending requirements that are more accommodating. Before you apply, here is what you need to know about buying a home with an FHA loan.

Why Do People Apply for FHA Loans?

Getting a traditional mortgage is not always easy for home buyers, especially for people buying their first home. Saving up for a down payment of 10 percent could be very difficult for someone with limited funds. FHA loans are designed to provide some minor accommodations to buyers who would not be able to buy a home otherwise. FHA loans offer more flexible requirements on:

  • Minimum credit score for approval
  • Maximum debt-to-income ratio for
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The Best Country Music Attractions in Nashville, TN

If you’re looking for a heel-kicking night out in Nashville, Tennessee, look no further than downtown and its famed country music attractions. Just remember that Nashvillians are a pretty casual bunch, so don’t go getting all glammed up. Instead, throw on a t-shirt and a pair of jeans and get ready to party hard!

Grand Ole Opry

Nashville’s number one country music attraction, the Grand Ole Opry has been a regular fixture on the airwaves since the 1920’s, but nothing compares to the experience of seeing the show live.

If you're looking for live music and you want the best country artists on the radio today, the Grand Ole Opry is the place for you.

Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

Country Music Hall of Fame and MuseumBe sure to give yourself plenty of time to explore

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The Best Museums in Nashville, TN

History is deep in Nashville and there's a museum for just about everything. Whether you prefer to visit an art museum or one centered around music, you can choose from many throughout the city. Here are the top choices for your next museum visit.

History is deep in Nashville and there's a museum for just about everything. Whether you prefer to visit an art museum or one centered around music, you can choose from many throughout the city. Here are the top choices for your next museum visit.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

As one of the top choices for performances, films, lectures, family events, music events and incredible art, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts should be at the top of your list. You will find some of the best art in

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The True Costs of Deferred MaintenanceDeferred maintenance is defined as a homeowner deciding to postpone certain needed home repairs. This is an unfortunate reality for many, but not everyone understands the full consequences of deferred maintenance. However, homeowners can make it easier on themselves should they need to delay certain repairs.

Long-Term Neglect Ramifications

Some homeowners defer maintenance because they know they don't have the funds to cover it. Some defer because they're busy and don't realize the maintenance needs to be done. They may think that if they don't see any major problems in the home, it must be acceptable. However, deferred maintenance can devalue a home over time rather than give it character. Future buyers are likely to believe the seller was

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