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3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

With home prices continuing to deliver double-digit increases, some are concerned we’re in a housing bubble like the one in 2006. However, a closer look at the market data indicates this is nothing like 2006 for three major reasons. 1. The housing market isn’t driven by risky mortgage loans. Back […]

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What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average. Here are some options you should consider if […]

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Experts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Buyers hoping for more homes to choose from may be in luck as housing inventory begins to rise. Many experts agree – new sellers listing their homes is great news for buyers and the overall market. Although the supply increases are modest, more homes means more options for […]

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Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe it’s a “bad time to buy” a home. The percentage of those […]

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Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?

An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes for sale. While inventory levels continue to sit near historic lows, there are indications we may have hit the lowest point we’ll see. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American, recently said of our supply challenges: “It looks […]

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Why This Isn’t Your Typical Summer Housing Market

In real estate, it’s normal to see ebbs and flows in the market. Typically, the summer months are slower-paced than the traditionally busy spring. But this isn’t a typical summer. As the economy rebounds and life is returning to normal, the real estate market is expected to have an unusually […]

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Freedom Did Sing…And It Broke Records!

Freedom Did Indeed Sing…And It Broke Records After the long, strange year that was 2020 there is a very palpable feeling among people to travel, see loved ones and celebrate. Over the past few months, talk has swirled that this year’s Independence Day celebration was slated to be one of […]

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“I Believe in Nasvhille”

In the tumultuous year of 2020, we all found ourselves embracing different mantras in order to keep ourselves going. One mantra that rang true with all Nashvillians regardless of their beliefs or backgrounds was “I Believe In Nashville.” This phrase, popularized by a series of murals painted by Adrien Saporiti, […]

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Mobile. Beverage. Service. – Tap Truck

The concept of Tap Truck Nashville is pretty straight-forward, to put it in three words… “Mobile. Beverage. Service.”   Nothing turns heads like a 1960 Ford F-100 that dispenses beer, wine, soda or any other beverage you can imagine. That’s why when we heard about their unique vision of making […]

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