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New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers

Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers are being shut out of the market due to affordability concerns. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports on the percentage of First-Time Home Buyers (FTHB) on a […]

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A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing Market

The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest point in years. The market will continue to strengthen in 2019. However, […]

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Mainstream Concerns about an Economic Slowdown Revisited

Recently, we reported that many believe a recession could happen within the next two years. We explained that 70% of economists and market analysts surveyed last year believe that a recession will occur in 2019 or 2020 and that 42% of consumers currently looking to purchase a home also agree […]

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Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!

When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision. We ask our friends and family members who have made similar purchases about their experience, we get opinions and insights, and we read reviews online. There’s no difference when considering a home […]

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Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers. There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is […]

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CHORD Spotlight – Miss Music Row 2019

CHORD Real Estate is proud to spotlight Victoria Woodard’s niece, Tally Bevis! Tally, a graduating senior from Belmont University’s Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, and member of Kappa Alpha Theta, is currently serving as Miss Music Row 2019 with the Miss America Organization. Since being crowned in October, […]

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The “Runaround”

There could be several things that come to mind when you think of getting the runaround in Nashville, whether it be politics, the transit system, progress on new developments, and so on. One thing is for sure, Nashville certainly doesn’t give us the “runaround” on our greenways; well not metaphorically […]

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Vik’s Views – Restoration Hardware Rooftop

Welcome to the first installment of Vik’s Views – A corner of CHORD’s newsletter highlighting Nashville’s incredible neighborhoods from up high! Nashville has so many fantastic rooftops, and my goal this summer is to visit as many as possible! My current favorite is in Green Hills atop Restoration Hardware! This […]

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