Wednesday, February 24, 2016 / by Michael West
Seasonality in Real Estate: How Weather and the Time of Year Affect Housing in Nashville!
Weather and the time of year have a big impact housing activity, and in every housing market there are times of the year when fewer homes sell. For most, that time of year coincides with the winter months, and in much of the U.S., that’s the case right now.
But no matter where you live, it’s important to know how seasonality affects the housing market. So let’s look at the current housing numbers, how seasonality affects them, and what it means for you if you’re looking to buy or sell.
With few homes available, sellers are in pole position
Last year, limited inventory dominated the headlines for the real estate industry, and that trend looks to continue this year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), inventory dropped 12.3 percent from November to December, falling to 3.8 percent lower than December 2014. That equated ...
Tuesday, February 02, 2016 / by Michael West
Free thng to do when moving to Nashville
more free fun than ever before. Visit Music City and do (way) more for less. Of course, we have FREE live music 365 days of the year. Enjoy our wonderful parks that offer some of the best views of the city. Check out our many art galleries that are FREE to public, and host regular events. See which attractions offer FREE admission, and those who offer admission to children for FREE.
Check out a complete guide to Nashville's FREE music scene. The best places and best music for under a penny in Music City can be found right here: visitmusiccity.com/freemusic.
Nashville Visitor Information Center
Need help deciding what to do while in town? Come on in to our Visitor Information Center in the glass tower of the Bridgestone Arena at 5th Avenue and Broadway and talk to our Visitor Assistants! We have lots of brochures, a gift shop and stage with props for a free photo op.
Nashville's Free Live Mu ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 / by Michael West
6 Ways to Get Your Listing Ready for Photos
at OCTOBER 19, 2015
by MICHAEL WEST
in REAL ESTATE NEWS
By Julie Legge, professional real estate photographer
Picture this: You’ve worked with your new seller for days to get her home ready for sale. She’s repainted, cleaned the carpets, and even worked with your favorite stager to rearrange and add some furniture. It’s nearly ready to hit the market, but first you need to take pictures.
Here are six tips to get your listing ready for its close-up.
1. Motivate the seller to be ready for the photography session. Explain why the house should look it’s best for its close-up: listing photos are often a buyer’s first experience with listings. Today, over 92 percent of home buyers use the Internet to search for homes, and 50 percent used a mobile device to search for homes. Buyers rank home photos as the No. 1 valuable web site feature — even more valuable than the home descr ...
Monday, August 31, 2015 / by Michael West
There's already an array of retail venues and eateries in Hendersonville, but residents can expect to have even more choices with a number of new things set to come on board in the months ahead.
The old Hendersonville Skating Rink at 750 West Main Street is being repurposed with something that will spice up that area of town; a new restaurant called Blossom Thai-Lao Cuisine and Craft Pub - the city's first Thai and Laotian restaurant. House-made noodles and craft beer on tap are the specialties.
Fred Rogers, director of the city's planning department, said a portion of that building would also be used for a new service business.
Just down the road at Glen Oaks shopping center, a new twist on an old favorite will be available - Kohala Hawaii BBQ is set to open in Hendersonville. For more home decorating options, Nest Décor will also be coming to that center in the old Food Lion space.
Burger lovers will enjoy a new option in Indian Lake Village - Five Guys is coming to to ...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 / by Michael West
The Home Purchase Process
Two of the basic questions home sellers ask most often are "How quickly?" and "How Much?" The answers to "How quickly can you sell your house?" and "For how much money?" greatly depends on local real estate market conditions and on preparations you, the seller, make prior to putting a house on the market.
To assist you in better navigating the real estate process in any market, we have compiled a list of essential steps for home sellers. For a more complete understanding of your specific market, we encourage you to contact a www.allnashvillehomes.com agent.
Understand the Market
In real estate markets home prices vary frequently and suddenly. To best understand your market, we suggest working with an All Nashville Homes Agent. Our team of proven professionals has valuable experience and local market knowledge, including deciphering local market fluctuations, which can help sellers, like you, prepare their home for sa ...