September 2017

Found 10 blog entries for September 2017.

 

Though some potential buyers may be a bit frustrated they didn’t find the perfect home this summer thanks to the intense competition they would have faced for just about any property – they shouldn’t be discouraged. As some shoppers leave the market, the odds that those who remain will find a home for a good value, only increase. Working with a real estate professional in September and beyond may help them find the home of their dreams with greater ease.

The least expensive months to buy a home are actually in the fall, according to the National Association of Realtors. In October, buyers typically pay about 2.7 percent below the market value of a property, often because of how many would-be buyers have dropped out of the market by then, resolving

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This Listing of the Week is a beautiful residence in the coveted Mirabella subdivision in Murfreesboro. It features five bedrooms and five bathrooms in a functional floorplan on one acre, plus a four-car garage, balconies and covered porches, large closets and built-ins, and luxurious upgrades throughout.

Murfreesboro embodies a historic city with modern amenities. Take a stroll through Murfreesboro’s historic downtown and visit the Heritage Center and the historic Rutherford County Courthouse, which was built in 1859. Murfreesboro is also home to the beautiful 500-acre campus of Middle Tennessee State University, which is the largest undergraduate university in the state.

Graceful structures dating back to the early 1800s tastefully blend with

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Last week we posted a list of easy home maintenance tasks you can do yourself to lower your energy costs this Fall and Winter. But many homeowners don’t realize the savings that can be achieved by spending a little money up front to properly maintain your home each year. We’ve consulted some local experts at Roscoe Brown to bring you the best annual maintenance checklist.

HAVE A PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTAT INSTALLED

If you’re not very handy, call your local HVAC company and have them install a programmable thermostat in your home. This is an easy installation that removes the hassle of changing your thermostat manually during your busy work-week or at night before bed. Set it, forget it, and check for savings on your next bill.

FLUSH YOUR

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How is the market? It’s a question our agents get asked a lot, and for good reason. If you’re considering buying a new home or selling one that you already own, the market trends and predictions are important in the decision-making process. Below is our most recent market update information for Davidson, Williamson, Wilson, Rutherford, and Sumner counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

Davidson County Market Information

Homes for Sale
• Down 1.1% Compared to the Last Month
• Up 1.7% Compared to the Last Year

Homes Closed
• Down 1.3% Compared to the Last Month
• Up 4.7% Compared to the Last Year

Homes Placed Under Contract
• Down 0.2% Compared to the Last Month
• Up 14.1% Compared to the Last Year

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This Listing of the Week is conveniently located in Green Hills within walking distance of the Hill Center and Bluebird Cafe. The home is brand new and features hardwood and tile floors, stainless steel appliances, lots of storage, and lots of modern conveniences.

Many of Nashville’s most desired and high-end homes are located in the Green Hills community. Music City happenings are not limited to downtown Nashville. You can find all the shops you desire in the expansive Mall at Green Hills and will enjoy the movie theater, restaurants and other amenities this area provides.

Listed by Emily Stewart.

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With fall just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to give your home an energy efficiency assessment. Are you setting yourself up to save money in the coming chilly months, or will you need to pay through the nose again this year?


If you want to make sure your home won’t take a chunk of your holiday cash, check out our surefire tips to ensure that you and yours are warm, toasty, and energy-savvy this fall and winter.

Adjust the Temperature

Heating your home makes up a large portion of your energy consumption. At night, wear warm pajamas, socks, and layer blankets on your bed to stay warm.

By installing a programmable thermostat and setting it to run 10° – 15° cooler on cold nights and back up to warm up the house in the morning, you

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This Listing of the Week is a condo in the sought after Werthan Mills building in Germantown. With exposed brick and beams, beautiful pine floors, soaring ceilings, and oversized windows and a skylight, it’s an urbanite’s dream. The balcony overlooks the building’s pool and offers views of downtown Nashville. It also features custom closets, its own private spot in the attached garage, and three bedrooms, making it as functional as it is stunning.

Germantown was Nashville’s first suburb and remains a highly-desired location to this day. Located north of downtown Nashville, Germantown beautifully features the historic Victorian housing style. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is now being revitalized and restored to its

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Whether you’re ready to celebrate Halloween or you’re just looking to enjoy the beautiful Fall weather in Tennessee with a nice cold beer, there’s something going on in Middle Tennessee next month for you! October is always a busy time for Tennesseans, and with new events and returning favorites to fill your calendar, this year may be the most eventful yet!

October 5-8: Oktoberfest
Historic Germantown | Nashville

If you’re interested in attending the second-largest Oktoberfest celebration in the country, then look no further than Nashville. Like any good Fall festival, the event will include arts and crafts, delicious foods, competitions, and a parade. This one just so happens to also include a few special touches like German beer tastings, a

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This Listing of the Week is truly an executive home located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. It features five bedrooms, three and a half baths, a mirrored exercise room, an executive office, a remarkable media room, a beautiful outdoor kitchen area, and upgrades throughout the entire house. Neighborhood amenities include a pool, tennis courts, and a playground.

Graceful structures dating back to the early 1800s tastefully blend with modern shops, restaurants, and breweries, and add a touch of Southern nostalgia to the beautiful city of Murfreesboro.

You can take a stroll through Murfreesboro’s historic downtown and visit the Heritage Center and the historic Rutherford County Courthouse, which was built in 1859. Murfreesboro is also home to the

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Smart home technology has been something that we as a population have longed for; science fiction shows and movies have wowed audiences with ideas for home automation that most of us would really like to enjoy in our day-to-day lives.

With the cost of DIY smart technology being lower than ever before, smart homes are now in the realm of possibility for many homeowners. The question is, should you be an early adopter, or wait for safer, even more affordable options? Do you worry that a smart home upgrade would leave you fumbling to turn on your lights or adjust your thermostat, or are you chomping at the bit to get every one of your home’s electronic devices connected to your smart phone?

Whether you’re tech-savvy or a reluctant luddite, there are

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