Rent vs Buy?

2014/10/rent-buy-253x300.jpg?The answer to the question about whether any individual or family would be better off if they rent or buy a home can differ depending upon when the question is posed as well as the particulars of the available properties

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The Big ‘T’ Word: Trust

2015/01/zh1512171-1004-300x200.jpgThere is one overriding quality you must demand when you hire the Middle TN agent who will be your partner and representative. It’s a quality you and you alone are qualified to judge. And it should be the final determinant—the

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Farewell to the Home

2016/03/IMG_4878-225x300.jpgWhen you read up on the dos and don’ts for selling your home, there is one piece of advice that’s universal when it comes to negotiating a successful deal: don’t let emotions get in the way. It does seem peculiar

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The Reverse Mortgage

2014/08/fha-300x200.pngWhenever the words “reverse mortgage” are uttered, any Middle TN TV viewer immediately makes the connection with one of several celebrity spokesmen who blanket the airwaves with commercials touting the concept. If you listen carefully, those reverse mortgage ads do

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The Best Seller

2014/07/b2-300x300.pngWhen it comes to understanding the factors that come into play when buying or selling a home—or any practical real estate information at all—Middle TN high school (or even college) graduates are on their own. If any real estate information

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Open House Time!

2015/07/green-door-w-welcome-mat-open-house-300x250.pngMore than one Nashville home sale has resulted from a couple’s chance encounter with an open house. It still happens that they just drop in on the spur of the moment.
“Oh look! They’re having an open house down the

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Just Think About It…

2015/05/house-for-sale-300x300.jpgIf you are at all typical, you probably won’t put even minimal thought into planning for selling your Middle TN home until there’s a good reason to do so. One of the best parts of being a homeowner is the

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Buy Big or Go Home

2014/08/White-house-300x164.jpgA lot of what Nasville readers and TV viewers see and hear can leave them with the definite impression that the nation is headed for rough sledding. Most of us do understand that the “news” is selected to get our

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The Luxe Listing

The Luxe Listing

When you have a Nashville luxury residence ready put on the market, you are about to enter a specialized area of the real estate realm. The luxury home market is, as the name implies, other than ordinary—and so are some

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We’ve Come a Long Way

We’ve Come a Long Way

Ever since the real estate world turned the corner and plunged full bore into the virtual world of home computers, cell phones and iPads, Middle TN home buyers and sellers have benefitted greatly. There had been an issue about the

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