Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: August, 2022

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What the Tennessee Real Estate Exam Covers and the Cost of Becoming an AgentAnyone considering becoming a real estate agent or broker in Tennessee is likely curious about how to make their dream a reality. The first step for would-be Tennessee agents is to obtain an affiliate real estate broker license that allows them to work as an agent for a broker.

After ample experience, many agents can go on to take more courses to officially become a broker who can run their own real estate business. In this piece, we predominantly cover how to get started as an agent but will touch on broker licensing. You'll learn what the exam covers and what to expect cost-wise to get licensed. If you want to pursue a career in real estate, read more to discover what it takes to pass the Tennessee real estate exam.

What To Expect On the

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Aerial view of homes in a neighborhood


Written by: Jill Jaracz

The age of local housing stock impacts real estate prices, and a home's age can play an important factor in its worth. Older homes may be more affordable but may need some TLC. While they may get a deal when buying, new owners also need to budget money for ongoing repairs and updates. On the other hand, newer homes need fewer fixes. The problem: There aren't as many of them.

After the 2008 housing crisis, new home starts plummeted, and it took years for single-family construction to rebound. Since 2014, there have been 4.8 million houses built across the country, according to five-year estimates from the 2020 American Community Survey, representing about 3.5% of the total housing units. Locally, these numbers

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Schools and School Districts in Murfreesboro

Nicknamed "The 'Boro," the city of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, has been the Volunteer State's fastest-growing city over the past 30 years and among one of the fastest-growing in the nation. Many of these residents will be students in Murfreesboro's education system, which has a mix of public and private schools. There are also several higher education options located right in Murfreesboro, one of several aspects that helped rank the city in Time Magazine's top 20 "Best Places to Live in America" in 2018.

This historic 200-year-old city within Rutherford County is the geographic center of Tennessee. It's clear the city has much to offer current and future residents planning to move to Murfreesboro, and learning about Murfreesboro schools may be just one

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How Much Can a Real Estate Agent Make in Tennessee?A career in real estate can be extremely lucrative, but it will take a lot of work and a bit of time to rise to the top-earning ranks. The good news is that Tennessee real estate professionals earn comparable—if not higher—salaries than in many other states. Learn more below about earning potential as a first-time real estate agent or an experienced agent considering moving to the Volunteer State.

Understanding Real Estate Commission in Tennessee

Real estate agents work on commission, and it is unusual for agencies to pay a regular salary beyond that. A traditional salary is a fixed amount that employees receive weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. Income in the form of commission, on the other hand, is earned based on the completion of a task. In real

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Brentwood Best Neighborhoods

The city of Brentwood in Greater Nashville has a little bit of everything, from quaint, small-town charm to sophisticated urban living. Plus, the city's parks, golf clubs, and entertainment districts are second to none. The best neighborhoods in Brentwood provide access to all these amenities while being close enough to Nashville for residents to enjoy the big city, too.

Belle Rive

Developed in the late 1970s, Belle Rive is known for its quiet, tree-lined streets. The community has two main subdivisions: The Highlands of Belle Rive and Belle Rive II. Both feature luxury homes on large private lots.

Residents of Belle Rive enjoy various community amenities, including a clubhouse, swimming pool, tennis courts, and walking trails. Homes in the

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