October 2018

Found 4 blog entries for October 2018.

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Housing Market

It’s that time of year! No, not the holidays. It’s the time when the housing market begins to change and currently it’s shifting towards buyers. With the change happening, it’s important to understand who is buying — and why.

After studying the National Association of Realtors’ annual survey, there are many trends we’ve noticed about the current market. Although first-time home buyers still make up a large portion of the real estate market, that number has actually declined since last year. First-time home buyers made up 33% of the market this year as compared to 34% last year.

Married couples make up the bulk of buyers at 63% but single people are also buying homes. Single females made up 18%

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Get to the Bottom of These Creepy House Sounds Before Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner and that means ghosts and goblins and scary movies. It shouldn’t mean your house is scary, though. If you’ve got creepy sounds happening in your casa, this may help you pinpoint what exactly is going on.

Noises in the attic are one of those sounds that freak out even the toughest of us. It’s scarier when you’re home alone but, according to House Logic, there’s a perfectly good explanation for it (and, no, it’s not Michael Myers in your attic). Since attics aren’t finished, small sounds sound a lot louder than they actually are. Usually, these sounds are just small animals enjoying their time on your roof. You probably can’t stop them from getting up

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Three Home Staging Tips for Fall Weather

It may still be warm here in Nashville but fall is right around the corner. With a new season comes a new opportunity to wow potential buyers. Here are three home staging tips for brisk fall weather.

Decorate but don’t overdo it.

 It’s a great idea to get in the fall spirit but don’t over do it, that’ll just distract buyers. Focus on the parts of fall that make you feel all comfy and cozy. Add subtle hints of fall leaves or fall fruits in your home. You can also add seasonal colors as accents in your house. Smells in the fall are a big deal so grab themed candle that evokes memories of pumpkin patches or apple picking.

Don't forget to decorate outside! Curb appeal is just as important in the fall as it

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Two Middle Tennessee Cities Make Time’s 50 Best Places to Live List

Time paired up with Realtor.com to compile a list of the 50 Best Places to Live in America. This time around, not one, but two Middle Tennessee cities made the list!

The charming city of Franklin landed at No. 6 on the list. The article says “low unemployment, booming job growth, short job commutes” are a few of the reasons Franklin made the list. The school districts and breweries don’t hurt either. Although those reasons are great, we know a few more.

Franklin is, as they call it “picturesque.” It’s also a big little town with so much to do. There are family-friendly festivals, great places to eat and adorable wine bars. The convenience to downtown Nashville makes it an easy

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