What to Know About Buying a Home After 50

Buying a home after 50 is not impossible nor is it uncommon but there are some things to know before launching into homeownership, especially if you are over 40 to 45 years old. There are a lot of reasons you may have been putting off homeownership whether it's work,...

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Can and Should You Buy a House After Retirement?

This isn't for everyone but there are a lot of situations where folks decide to buy a home after retirement. One such recent customer decided to sell in a high-priced area while the market was good, rent in a different part of town for a couple of years, and then move...

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iBuyers are the New Cash For Your House Scheme

Have you heard of iBuyers? Maybe not, but you've probably heard of those signs on the side of the road offering to pay cash for your house, right? Essentially, there are about the same thing but of course, it doesn't sound as underhanded, does it? What is an iBuyer?...

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9 Ways to Save Money When Moving

Plan on relocating? You probably have already started some sort of a binder or checklist of how to pack, window pack, and what to pack, but you may not have thought of ways to save money while you are relocating. Here's a list of 9 Ways to Save Money When Moving #1....

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10 Inexpensive Ways to Boost Your Curb Appeal

Curb appeal needs to be a priority when listing your home because it's usually the first thing a potential buyer will see. Whether they are driving by or looking at a picture online or on the flyer, the outside of your house should not only be amazing but draw buyers...

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How to Prevent Scratches on Your Hardwood Floors

One of the most dreaded things amongst homeowners that put in a new hardwood floor is getting a scratch.  Though scratches on any hardwood floor are inevitable, there are a few ways to be proactive to prevent scratches and have fewer of them end up on your floor.  ...

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5 Things Buyers Must Do Before Moving In

Finalizing documents after closing or signing is one of the most exciting and sometimes terrifying things in the buying process. However, there are some things you don't want to miss when buying a home. Before grabbing the keys from your agent you want to make sure...

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How to Tell a Home Will Need Extensive Repairs

Choosing a new home, whether it's brand-new or just new to you can be an exciting and overwhelming process. Sometimes, it's so overwhelming that we overlook huge red flags. You may love the home so much that it doesn't matter what the home inspection report says,...

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Why Did That Home Sell Faster?

When listing property, clients always say things like, "why did that home sell so fast?" Or, "how do I get my home to sell for that much?" These are very common questions because if you're considering selling you've probably done a little bit of research on what...

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Why You Should Never Waive the Home Inspection

A home inspection is one of the most crucial parts of the home buying process. Waiving the inspection contingency on a home is being done more and more in very hot housing markets to give buyers an edge over other buyers making an offer on the same home....

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Should We Rent or Sell Our Vacant Home?

Are you on the fence about renting or selling a vacant home? There are pros and cons to each so it's important to understand all of the factors involved before making a wise decision. Renting might be a good option if you're prepared for the maintenance that comes...

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Real Estate and Home Buying Advice for Seniors

As much as we don't like it or as little as we feel it, we are all aging. And, we want to make the most of our time here with convenient devices and tips that help us live a more productive and vibrant life. Getting older and becoming a senior citizen is nothing to...

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Issues Young People Face When Buying a Home

Buying your first home is exciting and it should be. You are finally living the American dream but, if you're young or a millennial you may be facing some challenges. I want everyone to have a wonderful experience when they buy a home but being prepared really can put...

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What to Know About Downsizing

A lot of people downsize for many different reasons, perhaps your empty-nesters, looking for a little less space, or a change in family status. Whatever the reason for going from a large house to a small house, there are some key points to keep in mind. You want to...

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5 Major Benefits to Using a Buyer’s Agent

Many people new to the real estate industry have no idea that there are usually two agents involved in every transaction. There's the listing agent that originally listed the property and then the age of the brings the buyer, usually called the buyers agent. These...

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Seniors! Downsizing Can Be Easy with the Right Agent

Well, has it come to that time already? Maybe you just can't take care of the large property, landscape everything, and manage a big home. Is it getting harder to walk up and down stairs? Do you just not want to have to mow a couple of acres or even your front lawn...

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Top 5 Things to Look for in a Realtor®

Having your own representation when you're buying or selling property is essential because not only can they help navigate the sometimes confusing legal jargon of a real estate transaction, but a licensed and qualified agent can offer tips, advice, suggestions, and...

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3 REAL Keys to Buying a Home

Keys to Buying Real Estate We’ve all heard it dozens of times; MSN has a feature every other week about what buyers can do, mistakes their making, and tips for home-buyers. Just give us the facts and what we really need to know. Well, the fact is that there are some...

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How Much are Homes in Antioch Tennessee?

How Much are Homes in Antioch Tennessee? Antioch is a small South Nashville neighborhood located along Interstate 24. It's become extremely popular due to its easy accessibility, great neighborhoods, and surrounding parks, shops, restaurants, and recreational centers....

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Easy Cleaning Resolutions You’ll Want to Keep

The New Year is almost here and many of us begin to think of how we will begin a new chapter in our lives. Of course the biggest and most popular of resolutions has to do with physical health and appearance. Many resolutions for most people include an improved quality...

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A Hand to Hold When Buying a Home for the First Time

The team with Nell and Barry are amazing! We literally knew nothing about real estate and it seems kind of scary and intimidating but Barry made it super easy. Everything was explained and we were given the advantage and leverage we needed to buy the right home at a...

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Buyers Agent in Smyrna Tennessee

If you're looking for a buyers agent for real estate in Smyrna Tennessee, you've come to the right place. Our agency not only helps sellers but buyers as well and we work solely with the buyer side of a real estate transaction to help facilitate the deal, work for...

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Finding the Right Home for You and Your Pet

We speak to a lot of homebuyers that are considering a house based on pet allowances. Whether it's a condominium, townhouse, or even a single-family house Association, the question of whether or not to bring your four-legged best friend along is not a question at all,...

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Buying Next Spring? Avoid Last-Minute Shocks

Buying next Spring? Avoid last-minute shocks. Begin getting your credit in order now. by Barry Vincent, Broker Once upon a time, in a very different real estate environment, buyers would find their new home, negotiate a contract, and finally, talk to a lender about...

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Why is Someone Taking a Picture of My House?

Somebody is Taking Pictures of My House! by Barry Vincent, Broker In a recent Facebook post, one of our Southeast Nashville neighbors reported that a strange man had just driven up and down her street taking pictures of her house. Had anyone else seen anything like...

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What all Seniors Should Know About Selling Their Home

You're retired, the kids have been gone for several years and now occasionally the grandkids come and visit. But, those stairs are getting more tricky every day and the narrow holes and inconvenient bathrooms are more than a hassle, they could be a hazard. Yes, it may...

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Crucial Selling Mistakes to Avoid

Because we help you sell your South Nashville home, we want to give you all the available tools and marketing strategies necessary to show your home well and sell it fast. Now is not a market for less than motivated home sellers. Most sellers in the South Nashville...

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Checklist for Buyers on Finding the Perfect Home

If you're considering a move to the South Nashville area, or perhaps you live here and you're looking for that perfect home, here is a great checklist to work through and make notes about for finding your dream home. The basics: How many bedrooms and bathrooms are you...

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