July 2017

Found 4 blog entries for July 2017.

More Than 700 Homes Planned for Hermitage

Developers are making strides with two new subdivisions in the Hermitage area. They’ll bring nearly 800 houses to the area and they’re hoping to attract families and older citizens.

According to The Tennessean, the developers already have their rezoning approvals. Now, they’re taking the next steps in their sites. Craighead Development and Ole South Properties are responsible for one of the developments. They’ll build 500 houses on the 200-plus acre Binns Farms. Beazer Homes also bought nearly 100 acres in the area for over $4 million. They’re building 289 houses in Magnolia Farms.

This is all part of a larger plan. Hermitage’s leaders are hoping to alter the demographics in that area. Currently, it’s

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5 Reasons You Need a Realtor Even When Purchasing a New Construction

Many people walk into a new construction, decide to buy and sign papers without ever consulting a realtor. That may seem like the easy way to purchase a new home, but it’s not the best way to go about it. Here are five reasons you need a realtor, even if you’re purchasing a new construction.

1. Real estate agents work for YOU.

When you visit a subdivision under construction, you’ll meet a site agent. Although they will answer your questions, they aren’t there to represent you. Their loyalty is to the builder. A real estate agent, on the other hand, will have your best interest at heart.

2. They can help you negotiate add-ons.

A realtor can help you negotiate any extras you

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Nashville Housing Market Delivers Strong Second Quarter

Nashville’s housing market is still performing well and we’ve got the numbers to prove it. The Greater Nashville Realtors report that there were 3,887 houses sold in June, a .4 percent rise since June 2016.

This second quarter has seen a significant increase in closings. In 2016, GNR recorded 10,851 closings. This year, they recorded 11,155 which means it increased by almost three percent. This year’s cumulative closings have also increased — up 5.6 percent. This year, so far, they’ve recorded 19,493 compared to 18,452 last year at this time.

“The second quarter was our housing market’s strongest on record,” GNR president, Scott Troxel, says in a release. “The last time our market performed

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Four Advantages to Buying an Older Home

 With the housing market as hot as it is, you may be expanding your options when it comes to home shopping. At first you were only considering brand-new homes but now you’ve added older houses to your list.

 Is buying an older home worth the work and the possible risk? There are actually several advantages to buying an aged house, even if it can be a little intimidating. Here are four advantages to buying an older home.

 The construction is better.

 Construction has significantly changed over the years. According to Realtor.com, “established houses are built to last, and many aspects of the construction cannot be reproduced today.” The wood that older homes use is more resilient than what’s used today.

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