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Inspiration

Posted by on April 18, 2018 in Buying, Franklin, Home and Garden, Life, Nashville, Selling | 0 comments

Inspiration

  I live and work in Nashville TN. Our nickname is Music City. People move here every day, in hopes of becoming either a songwriter or a star. As a songwriter, or a writer in general, you need inspiration. Something that will, seemingly, just come out of nowhere. Something...

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You’re Not All That

Posted by on April 11, 2018 in Brentwood, Buying, Franklin, Life, Market, Nashville, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

You’re Not All That

  You’ve met them. Those people that the minute you meet them you know they think they were born to bless others with their presence. They think they can do nothing wrong and you are stupid if you think otherwise. Don’t you just want to tell them, “you’re not...

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Why Realtors Should Hang Out

Posted by on April 4, 2018 in Buying, Life, Market, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Why Realtors Should Hang Out

  Anyone who knows me knows that I am a networker. I network with CEO’s, musicians, blue collar workers, association and Chamber members, neighbors, and, yes, Realtors. When new real estate agents ask me for advice, I tell them they need to network with other agents. They often look...

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Why Choosing the Right Lender is So Important

Posted by on March 28, 2018 in Buying, Realtors | 0 comments

Why Choosing the Right Lender is So Important

  We like to meet with our Buyers in person prior to going out to see any houses. One reason for that is so we can sit in a relaxed environment and get to know their wants, needs, and what is driving their home purchase. Another reason is to...

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What do Contingencies Mean in a Real Estate Contract?

Posted by on March 21, 2018 in Buying, Market, Realtors, Selling, Uncategorized | 0 comments

What do Contingencies Mean in a Real Estate Contract?

  When you are buying or selling a house, many contingencies can be written in the contract. What are they and what do contingencies mean? Let’s take a look at the five most common. Financing. Financing contingencies are the most common type of contingency. It is also the one...

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The Call is Coming From Inside the House

Posted by on March 14, 2018 in Buying, Market, Selling | 0 comments

The Call is Coming From Inside the House

  Remember “When a Stranger Calls”? If you saw it and ever babysat, you probably thought of that at least once! There’s not much scarier than thinking someone you are not aware of may be in your house – but what about something being in your house? I am...

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Why Isn’t My House Selling?

Posted by on March 7, 2018 in Market, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

Why Isn’t My House Selling?

  I never like when anyone asks, “Why isn’t my house selling”? Markets change and there are always exceptions and unique situations, however, there are some things that you should look at first. If you are guilty of any of these or think you might be, you may have...

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Appraisals – Part 2

Posted by on February 28, 2018 in Buying, Market, Selling | 0 comments

Appraisals – Part 2

  What happens when you’re a Buyer or Seller and the sale is contingent on an appraisal? If there is a loan involved, the lender will “order” the appraisal. The appraiser will typically contact the listing agent to set a time to come view the property. The appraiser will...

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Appraisals – Part 1

Posted by on February 21, 2018 in Buying, Market, Selling | 0 comments

Appraisals – Part 1

  Appraisals. What are they and what do they mean? When you are buying or selling a property, if there is a loan involved, there is an appraisal done. The bank requires it to protect their investment and make sure the property is worth at least the purchase price....

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How much is too much?

Posted by on February 14, 2018 in Buying, Life, Realtors, Selling | 0 comments

How much is too much?

  We have information at our fingertips, all day long. TV, print, Internet, social media, everywhere we look there is information. But, how much is too much? I catch grief about this, but, I rarely watch the news. I don’t believe we need to know all the details of...

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