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Selling a Home

Selling ahome in Nashville TN can be greatly enhanced by using the professional team of Realtors with The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite

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Four of the Most Reliable Home Security System to Protect Your ValuablesHomeowners seeking to protect their family and keep their property safe and secure are likely considering residential security systems to give them peace of mind. Home security systems are an invaluable home improvement, as more than two million home burglaries occur annually and homes without systems are 300 percent more likely to be targeted by thieves. To protect your Nashville home and the contents inside of it, here are four popular home security systems owners should consider.

Monitored Residential Security Systems

What is the best home security system? The most popular home alarms today are monitored security systems which connect to a call center that notifies the authorities if the alarm is triggered. In the past, these systems were

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5 Questions About Reverse MortgagesProtecting assets and income is an important part of retirement planning. As people get older, they may wonder if a reverse mortgage is appropriate for their needs. Reverse mortgages can provide a source of income in a variety of forms, drawn from a homeowner's equity. People who meet the requirements and have significant equity in their homes may want to consider a reverse mortgage. There are several things about reverse mortgages that differ from regular home loans, so homeowners should make sure they understand how it works before they apply.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

1. What Is a Reverse Mortgage?

When people get a regular

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What You Need to Know About the Home Purchase AgreementSelling a home can be complicated, especially after the seller receives the offer to buy the home. The home purchase agreement is a complicated document that can be baffling to home sellers, especially if they haven't bought or sold a Goodlettsville home in a very long time. Understanding the basics of the home purchase agreement can help homeowners when they discuss the offer with their agent and then decide whether or not to accept an offer, counter an offer or ignore an offer.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Home Purchase Price

The purchase price is what people focus on the most when they get the initial offer. While many home

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tips and tricks to sell quicklyThe housing market is taking off. But even as the market comes to life, there are some houses that will sit for months at a time without selling, while others get snapped up immediately. If you are considering selling your home, here are a few tips to help you on your way to getting a quick sale.

Working with an experienced real estate agent will help a seller set a fair market price from the beginning. An agent will look at a number of factors in recommending a list price, include the home's age, condition, and amenities. Most important in the recommendation will be factoring in the comps. Comps are nearby homes of comparable age, size, and condition that have recently sold. This informs the real estate agent of what prices the local market is

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How a Short Sale Works for SellersSelling a home for less than the mortgage takes a little more work than a regular home sale. With this information, sellers will understand what distinguishes a short sale, and what they should anticipate during the process.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What Is a Short Sale?

Although home prices generally trend upward, there are periods of time when the value of a home may drop. As long as the homeowner can continue making the payments as specified, this situation may correct on its own. However, if someone needs to sell a home that is worth less than the amount they owe, they may have to go through a short sale in order to eliminate the

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High-Tech Home Tours Pack a Virtual PunchThe immersive experience of actually standing in a room and seeing all its features without taking a single step presents a unique opportunity for real estate professionals, buyers and sellers alike.

Sometimes touted as the new normal for real estate marketing, virtual tours take photography to new heights of reality. While visual tours and drone photography have become commonplace for online listings, the development of virtual reality tours offers a new dimension. It is destined to become the "new normal" of real estate marketing, saving time and energy, adding a new level of professionalism and increasing the expectation of financial gain.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before

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Home Photo Guide for BeginnersNo matter what, when posting a listing for a home for sale online, it needs to include photos. Pictures give buyers an idea of what the home looks like and what they can expect should they choose to schedule a home showing, so they act as a first impression to all viewers. High quality pictures are important for all listings, but not everyone is a professional photographer, so it can be difficult to know all the ins and outs of getting good shots. Whether you allow your real estate agent to take photos, hire a professional or take them yourself, here are some tips any photographer can use to improve their results.

1. Use a Tripod To Steady the Camera

A tripod is a basic photography tool that all people trying to take important photos should

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Yard Landscaping Tips to Attract BuyersPlants like bright sun and intense heat, but only to a point. At the height of summer, when the sun is its hottest, some landscaping can become dried out and stressed. As a home seller, this can have a negative effect on your home’s curb appeal. Dry, brittle landscape and browning flowers can make your home seem poorly maintained and unattractive. To avoid problems with the sale, home sellers may need to spend extra time tending your garden and managing the plants. Keeping your garden lush, green and inviting for home buyers can help you sell your home.

Set Up An Automatic Sprinkler System

Moving and selling a house can be very time consuming, so when the home selling process picks up, you may find that you’re too busy to water your lawn.

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Mistakes Homeowners Can Make When Selling Their HomesThere is something to learning from experience. However, life lessons can be particularly painful when it comes to selling a home for the first time. Here are some common first-time seller mistakes and how to avoid them.

Being 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.

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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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