Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: October, 2019

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October 2019

Found 10 blog entries for October 2019.

Everything You Need to Know About Fencing Your HomeFencing can be used for many different things, including home security, beauty, and for keeping pets or children in the yard. Because fencing can serve many purposes, there are different kinds of fences for difference circumstances. Knowing the advantages and disadvantages of each kind of fence can help East Nashville homeowners decide which fence type is right for them.

Wooden Privacy Fence

Privacy fences are made from thick pickets with no gaps between. The purpose of a privacy fence is in the name: they provide privacy to homeowners. Often, privacy fences are erected around backyard pools. Privacy fences prevent children from wandering onto the property and potentially drowning in the pool. These fences can also block a small amount of noise

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Selling your home in springIf you're thinking about a change of scenery and are wondering when the best time of year is to sell your Nashville home, a common answer you might hear is sometime during the spring season. Like with just about anything life, there are pros and cons to selling your home at just about any point during the year, but since spring is right around the corner, let's take a closer look at why it might make sense to put your home on the market sometime during the next few months.

The Weather Is Warmer

While we don't get the kind of harsh winters many of the northern states endure, temperatures around Nashville during the height of winter can certainly get a little brisk at times, ultimately keeping people from getting out and doing a little house

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Common traffic problems plaguing NashvilleBoth residents of Nashville and its visitors will agree that traffic congestion in the city can get frustrating, particularly throughout rush hour.

Nashville's History of Traffic Congestion

The traffic of Nashville is known in history. To illustrate, the musical black comedy film Nashville by Robert Altman starts off with a typical traffic jam of the city. On the other hand, alternative rock music band The Bellyachers composed a road song entitled "We Blamed Nashville." Another musical group of three female singers hailing from Nashville is called Traffic Jam.

Three major interstates all converge at one point by Cumberland River, in downtown Nashville. A single car crash can already halt almost a third of commuters. Triple that and the entire

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The Best Bike Trails in Nashville, TNThe bustling city of Nashville might not overtly appear to be a bike-friendly city on the surface. However, when it comes to exceptional bike trails, there are quite a few hidden gems quietly hidden behind the tree lines in the form of biking trails throughout the community. Here are a few local favorites that will get the wheels spinning and the heart racing.

Shelby Bottoms Greenway & Natural Area

Amid this nearly 1000-acre community park, there are just over 10 miles of unpaved and paved trails surrounding wetlands, lush forests and gently flowing streams at Shelby Bottoms Greenway & Natural Area. It seems to be designed for those who love observing nature while on two wheels. The primary route at Shelby Bottoms meanders along the banks of the

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Making an Offer on a HomeLife is complicated. And at first glance, you may also think that purchasing a home is just as complicated. At least, it may seem that way once you realize that a fully executed real estate contract may have a dozen or more pages.

However, the length and detailed information contained within those pages is a good thing because it helps to fully represent the terms agreed upon by the buyer and seller for the protection of both parties. If you are currently searching for a home to purchase and are somewhat concerned about the wording or length of the purchase offer you will be making, the following information may help you gain helpful insight and feel more confident in your role as a buyer.

What is Usually Included in the Purchase Offer?

Once

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What Home Maintenance Should You Do Every SeasonHome maintenance isn't something that Clarksville homeowners can only remember to do once a year or even once a season. A property of any size will need routine care for it to retain its value, which is why scheduling these tasks are really non-negotiable. As difficult as it can be to find time for everything on this list, homeowners won't regret their efforts. The more time invested in a property, the more pride the owner will feel—even if it feels like drudgery at first. Use this list to jumpstart the process.

Standard Advice

When it comes to standard home maintenance tips, some people may think that the most important things involve basic DIY skills (e.g., replacing the fuses, tightening a railing, etc.). But the real skill is the art of

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Nashville is certainly a growing city, but this statistic is a bit shocking. According to CNN, over 30,000 people moved to Nashville last year. That breaks down to just over 82 people per day. The population is now at about 1.8 million people and the city grew by nearly 2% last year.

What is Causing all the Growth?

Typically, cities grow because of new job opportunities and Nashville is no different. The healthcare industry is thriving throughout the area along with the music industry. However, another reason the city is growing so fast is the start-up scene.

Business start-ups are very popular today and many companies are finding success in the Music City. Typically its businesses found in the music industry, but lately, it has been many

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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 next

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Trick or Treating in NashvilleAutumn is in full swing, and Halloween is just around the corner. For families with children planning to trick or treat, consider the following neighborhoods for maximum fun and candy hauls. Also take a look at these safety tips to ensure everyone has a happy Halloween.

The Best Nashville Neighborhoods to Trick or Treat In

Halloween is almost here and that has many area families in search of the best neighborhoods for trick-or-treating. Never fear, we found several locations that will certainly deliver with plenty of treats for those young and old.

Belle Meade Plantation

One location you don't want to miss this Halloween season is the Belle Meade Plantation. This extraordinary estate is a fantastic place to take a mansion tour any time of the

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The Best Halloween Events in Nashville, TNHalloween is a holiday that appeals to people of all ages. The youngest celebrants enjoy choosing a new costume and showing it off to their friends and family during parades, parties and Trick-or-Treating. Those who are young at heart still appreciate having the opportunity to pretend to be someone else for the day, and to have a great night out with their friends.

In Nashville, here are some of the best Halloween events for locals and visitors of all ages:

Halloween at the Mansion

Come to Two Rivers Mansion this year on October 26 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. to participate in the Halloween tradition in luxury! Featuring pumpkin painting, hay rides, a costume contest, and more, Halloween at the Mansion is sure to be a great event for all ages.

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