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Homeownership is the Top Contributor to Your Net Worth

Recently two U.S. Census Bureau researchers released their findings on the biggest determinants of household wealth. What they found may help shape your view on building your family’s net worth. Many people plan to build their net worth by buying CDs or stocks, or just having a savings account. Recently, […]

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What FICO® Score Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?

It’s common knowledge that your FICO® score plays an important role in the homebuying process. However, many buyers have misconceptions regarding what exactly is required to get the loans they need. While a recent announcement from CNBC shares that the average national FICO® score has reached an all-time high of […]

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62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

Contrary to common misconception, a down payment is often much less than many believe. According to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report’ conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% down payment to buy a home in today’s market: “More than 6 in 10 (62%) Americans believe you must put […]

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Hunters Station bringing New Restaurants to East Nashville!

Get ready to add to your list of must do’s this month because we have a brand new slew of restaurants coming to the heart of East Nashville! Developers have taken what used to be Hunters Custom Automotive and turned it into what they’re now calling, Hunters Station! Instead of […]

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Mellow Mushsroom’s Rooftop Views

Experiencing & Selling Nashville – Rooftop to Rooftop Welcome to Vik’s Views – A corner of CHORD’s newsletter highlighting Nashville’s incredible neighborhoods from up high! Nashville has so many fantastic rooftops, and with the cooler evenings of autumn fast approaching, it is the perfect time to experience Nashville from the […]

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3 Signs the Housing Market Is on the Rebound

The residential real estate market has been plodding along for most of the year. However, three recent reports show the market may be on the verge of a rebound. The residential real estate market has been plodding along for most of the year. However, three recent reports show the market […]

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4 Tips to Improve Your Home and Save on Your Energy Bill

  By making a few key upgrades to your home, you’ll save on your utility bills and improve the energy efficiency of your home. When you’re ready to sell your house, these key features will make it even more attractive to potential buyers. As a homeowner, it’s important to keep […]

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