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Category: Buying a home

    Should You Buy or Sell During the Pandemic?

    By Frank Miles | August 10, 2020

      In such an unusual year, many of you are still trying to figure out if now is the right time to make a move. We ’d like to share with you a couple of the sentiments that we’ve been hearing amongst our agent network for buyers who are sitting on the sidelines or sellers... Read More

    Nashville Property Taxes to Increase by 34%

    By Frank Miles | June 26, 2020

    If you live in Nashville, you have probably heard about the recent vote to increase property taxes by 34% starting July 1. Nashville has had historically low property taxes, and this will be a large jump. In fact, it will be one of the largest property tax increases in the history of Metro Nashville government.... Read More

    Nashville Seasonal Home Maintenance Tips: Spring Edition!

    By Frank Miles | March 18, 2020

      Here’s what you should be doing this season to keep your home in the best condition: Inspect your home for termites. Termites swarm in the spring so this is a good time to call your local pest control company to inspect your home for these winged insects. Clean gutters and downspouts to make sure... Read More

    What You Should Be Doing Every Month

    By Frank Miles | February 20, 2020

    You got your dream home in Nashville (hopefully thanks to one of our agents!), and now you’re all settled in. Nothing left to do, right? Wrong! To keep your home in the best shape, there are things that should be done on a regular basis. We put together a list of common tasks for homeowners... Read More

    How Can You Be Sure You Will Love Your New Nashville Neighborhood?

    By Frank Miles | March 9, 2018

    When searching for a new place to live, don’t feel confined to your current location. Yes, buying a home is a big commitment, but it’s also an opportunity to make a change and venture out into a new neighborhood or a new town altogether. But how will you know if a new area is really... Read More

    That Cute Nashville Home Is Not For Sale: Or Is It?

    By Frank Miles | October 24, 2017

    There’s no “For Sale” sign on the front lawn and no listing online of that perfect Nashville home you have had your eye on, so it’s safe to say that the home is not for sale. Still, you can’t help but fantasize about owning it one day. It’s not technically on the market, but that doesn’t mean... Read More

    Buying A Nashville Home While Carrying Student Loan Debt

    By Frank Miles | October 24, 2017

    For many consumers, buying a house is a major financial and life milestone. However, student loan debt is preventing some millennials from making a Nashville home purchase. According to one recent survey, 41 percent of college-educated Americans with student loans have postponed buying a home because of their debt. Having student loans won’t keep you... Read More

    The Nashville Home Buying Process: What Are The Rights Of Buyers And Sellers During Closing?

    By Frank Miles | October 24, 2017

    Things can get tricky between making an offer and closing a deal. Getting swept up in the frenzy of buying or selling a Nashville home is easy. After the honeymoon phase comes that awkward stage between agreeing on a tentative deal and reaching the closing table. You might encounter many unforeseen situations in this window,... Read More

    Saving For A Nashville Home: Reaching Your Goal Without Feeling The Pinch

    By Frank Miles | June 5, 2017

    How to save for a house is probably the first question any aspiring home buyer should ask. After all, a down payment on a home is a sizable sum, averaging around $48,180 if you put down the recommended 20%. So how do you scratch this mountain of money together without making yourself miserable in the... Read More

    Do You Know the Real Cost of Renting vs. Buying In Nashville?

    By Frank Miles | April 3, 2017

    Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a close decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (30%), vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is different. Before you renew your lease again, find out if... Read More