Lockeland Springs House offered at $215,000

1616 Gartland Ave Nashville TN 37206 – Offered at $215,000.  This was previously listed by a Realtor for 250k. I have this property under contract as as Buyer/investor and I am looking for another Buyer to assign my contract to. This is called “wholesaling” or “assignment of contract” for you googlers. Why did I get involved?… Read More ›

1200-1500 2014

East Nashville Price Per Square Foot, as of 3/9/14

Has East Nashville taken a giant leap in home prices? Well, yes. In some East Nashville neighborhoods, it has gone up by $129 / per square foot. If you are an east nashville homeowner … your property values are continuing to go up! Congrats on purchasing your home / investment! If you are in the… Read More ›

How to Sell Your Home

Step 1: Define your goals, wants, needs and expectations. Why are you selling? What are your plans after you sell your home? Step 2: Determine the best price for what’s going on in the market right now. Is a higher price more important than how fast it sells? Or would you prefer a quicker sale?… Read More ›

Understanding The Buyer

As the seller, you can control three factors that will affect the sale of your home:  The home’s condition  Asking price  Marketing strategy However, it’s important to note that there are numerous other factors that influence a buyer, and you need to understand these consumer trends when you enter the sellers’ market. The more your… Read More ›

How to be a Good Seller

Practicing Good Seller’s Etiquette Let’s face it: When your house goes on the market, you’re not only opening the door to prospective buyers, but also sometimes to unknown vendors and naïve or unqualified buyers. As with any business transaction, there is an expected protocol to how sellers, buyers and their respective agents interact. Should you… Read More ›

Determining the List Price vs The Buyer Price

  When I am doing a sold market analysis (SMA) for an upcoming listing appointment, I look at the sales in the neighborhood for the last 3 months. I try to find the most similar properties and compare them against the Seller’s house. I ALSO do an active market analysis (AMA) comparing similar properties currently… Read More ›

The 7 Step Process to Home Buying in Nashville

Congratulations on your decision to Buy a Home in Nashville. We’ve outlined the 7 major steps of the process, to give you insight on what’s up ahead. Step 1: Create a Home Wish List Answer these questions: What is important in a neighborhood to you? What is important in a home? Step 2: Get Prequalified… Read More ›

Should you hire a home inspector before listing your house for sale?

I like to assess all of my options and make my decision accordingly. To each their own, so, I will share the pros and cons of both options, so that you can make your own informed decision. If you decide to hire a home inspector to inspect your house, before putting it on the market, here are… Read More ›

Financing

or Mortgage Quotes, Pre-qualifications, Pre-approvals, or Refinances in the Nashville/ Middle Tennessee area: Pete Zaft Direct: 615.330.1787 Pete.Zaft@migonline.com NMLS ID: 470658 Roger Gore Direct: 615.347.1821 rogergore@synovusmortgage.com NMLS ID: 177074 Matt Helton Direct: 615.400.6764 matt.helton@movementmortgage.com NMLS ID: 178551

Loan Options for First Time Buyers (aka low down payment options)

Down Payment Assistance Programs in Tennessee When the time comes, and you’re exploring your housing options, don’t forget to ask your Realtor or lender about down payment assistance programs. Finding great representation is half the battle… without it, the process becomes tragically stressful. There are 2 great programs for low – moderate income buyers, to… Read More ›