clarksville: How HOA's Protect Your New Home's Value
- 03/20/17 04:59 PM
An HOA Helps Protect Your New Home and Neighborhood
One of the first thing that home buyers in Clarksville TN ask is if the neighborhood has an HOA. Homeowners Associations are present in many neighborhoods and can be a very good thing and protect neighborhood values. Some buyers are afraid to live in a subdivision with an HOA. They expect to have the enjoyment of living in their homes affected.
This is understandable since buying a home is the biggest financial investment many people make. You want to protect your investment and the HOA can help do it. When buying in a new home neighborhood,
clarksville: New Home Neighborhoods in Rossview Elementary Clarksville TN
- 03/19/17 07:45 PM
New Homes for Sale in Rossview Elementary School Zone
This area continues to get lots of interest from local and relocating home buyers. It is in one of the most sought after high school zones in Clarksville TN.
Rossview Elementary School. is located on Rossview Road near Exit 8 of Interstate 24. If has students in grades Pre-K to 5th grade that live as far east as Exit 11 of I-24 and all the way over to Warfield Blvd. and Dunbar Cave Rd. areas. It is situated beside Rossview Middle and Rossview High so children share the school campus.
There are lots of new neighborhoods and construction going
clarksville: 10 Reasons to Build a New Home in Hickory Wild, Clarksville TN
- 03/19/17 07:07 PM
10 Good Reason People Like Living in Hickory Wild
Hickory Wild has beautiful single family detached homes conveniently located just outside of the city limits of Clarksville, TN. The styles vary and many are of built in the Craftsman Style of homes that is so popular right now. See homes for Sale in Hickory Wild.
Residents feel the warmth of the community with the sidewalks, playgrounds and picnic areas. Neighbors are friendly. It is a great place to walk dogs, jog and ride bikes throughout the neighborhood.
The front entrance to the neighborhood is so pretty. It is a promenade style entryway and has bell towers to greet
clarksville: Beachaven Winery- Jazz on the Lawn 2017
- 03/18/17 08:09 PM
Jazz on Lawn for 2017 at Beachaven Winery
The spring weather is beginning and so are thoughts of spring and summer concerts. There is great music featured at Jazz on the Lawn sponsored by Beachaven Winery.
Most Clarksvillians know the winery is located on the corner of Dunlop Lane and International Blvd. There are vineyards, a gift shop, tasting bar and beautifully manicuured grounds with flowers and trees.
If you have never been to Jazz on the Lawn concerts then this year needs to be the year. These concerts are free and open to the public and the season begins, Saturday, May 13. The time is 6:30 and ends by 9:30.
clarksville: Farmington Community Yard Sale in Clarksville, TN March 18, 2017
- 03/15/17 05:27 PM
Farmington Community Yard Sale in Clarksville TN
It happens in the Spring and the Fall, the Farmington Community Yard Sale. The date is Saturday, March 18, 2017.
Farmington is a highly requested neighborhood with lots of new homes.. Existing Farmington homeowners will be selling all those extra items and doing some spring clean out. Take advantage of this occasion and you are sure to get a bargain or two. The time of the sale is 7 AM to 12 PM.
From past experience, I know that yard sale shoppers come early and are finished by early afternoon. The early bird gets the best buys and bargains.
Farmington is located about 1.3 miles northeast
clarksville: Benefits of Using Your VA Loan on New Construction
- 03/14/17 06:34 PM
VA Loan and the Advantages for Clarksville TN New Home Buyers
Clarksville is right next to Ft. Campbell, KY and this means that many of the buyers want to use their VA Entitlement on their new home purchase. This is an excellent loan source to get into a home in the Clarksville TN area with no money down.
That is one of the major benefits of using a VA loan, no down payment. Even those Veterans that have previously used their VA benefits for a home purchase may be able to do it again with the expanded use of the entitlement that is now allowed. Prior
clarksville: Spring Break 2017 in Clarksville TN
- 03/13/17 06:39 PM
Spring Break in Clarksville TN 2017
The time is approaching for the break all school kids have been waiting for. The vacation begins at the close of the school day on March 24 with students returning to school on April 3. Check out other holidays and events for the remaining school year here.
We are hoping for great weather so people will stay in town and enjoy all Clarksville has to offer. If there are rainy days there will still be plenty to keep the kiddos busy and make it special.
Check out Clarksville's fun place for Spring Break:
Clarksville Public Library's childrens' department features
clarksville: Stones Manor Clarksville, TN Market Update- March 2017
- 03/12/17 06:58 PM
Stones Manor Clarksville TN Home Values - March 2017
Stones Manor is seeing a lot of activity this year as buyers have discovered the wonderful amenities the neighborhood offers. Inventory has decreased and several new homes have gone under contract. This trend says people want to live in Stones Manor. Inventory is low but there are plans for new homes to be built this year.
There are 2 new homes currently on the market for sale, one under contract and 3 have closed since the first of the year. . Another custom-style home is being built and will be complete soon and on the market. Call me for details
clarksville: Wettest Egg Hunt in Clarksville TN- 2017
- 03/12/17 06:33 PM
Wettest Egg Hunt in Clarksville TN
What is the Wettest Egg Hunt? It is an egg hunt with thousand of eggs, floating eggs and eggs at the bottom of the indoor pool at the New Providence Pool in Clarksville, TN. There will be tons of fun and games, and a general good time had by all. By the way, registration is online at the Parks and Recreation Events site. If you want to swim during the open swimming time you can pay at the door. This Wettest Egg Hunt is a tradition at Easter Time.
Date: Saturday, April 8
Time: 10 to 4:30pm
Where: New Providence Pool
Address:166 Cunningham Ln.
What: Wettest Egg Hunt
clarksville: The Best Value Design in Clarksville TN for New Homes
- 03/10/17 07:36 PM
Split Foyer Plans Are Very Popular and a Great Value
If you are looking for a new home in Clarksville TN and are wanting to stretch your buying power, let me suggest this popular style of home. It looks a lot like a 2-story but is not a true 2-story since some of the downstairs is built below grade. We call this plan a split foyer home in Clarksville TN.
Split foyers offer the best value in new homes because the lower level is built on a concrete slab. This gives a lower level living area, an extra bedroom and a bath. This style can be built
clarksville: 10 Features Most New Home Buyers Are Expecting
- 03/10/17 06:12 PM
Clarksville, TN's New Home Buyers Have Increased Expectations
With all the HGTV flip and remodel shows, buyers have become much more sophisticated and have raised their expectations when it comes to features in their new homes. The trends are constantly changing. Products that used to be considered upgrades are now becoming the standard features offered by new home builders in Clarksville.
If the home is in the moderate price range of $200,000 to $300,000, certain features must be included or buyers feel cheated. These used to be big upgrades but now you can pretty much find them in all new homes above $200,000. Builders want
clarksville: LG Manufacturing Plant Coming to Clarksville, TN
- 03/09/17 08:07 PM
LG Electronic Announces Plans for New Plant
Good news has come to Clarksville with the announcement of LG Electronics to build a plant to manufacture electronics and employ 600 workers. This agreement was reached by a combined effort with cooperation from the State of Tennessee and the Clarksville Montgomery County Industrial Board and support of the City of Clarksville.
The plan is for the plant to be up and running in 2019. The location of the plant is near the Kentucky line in northeast Montgomery County on part of the former Hemlock SemiConductor Plant site. Speculation is that there will be future expansions and
clarksville: Dunbar Place is New to Clarksville, TN
- 03/08/17 04:54 PM
New Home Neighborhood- Dunbar Place is Selling Fast
In Clarksville, TN new home neighborhoods are popping up everywhere. The city is filling in by having neighborhoods coming up on small acreage tracts throughout town. This one is around the Rossview School area and is getting lots of attention. Dunbar Place is one of those subdivisions that is in the right place at the right time so buyers are flocking to it.
See new homes for sale in Dunbar Place, Clarksville TN.
Located on Dunbar Cave Road and within a mile of Swan Lake Golf Course, Dunbar Place is is a fast growing neighborhood with construction filling the
clarksville: Spring Forward 2017 on Sunday, March 12
- 03/08/17 04:08 PM
Spring Forward 2017 | Get a Jump on Your Internal Clock
This weekend we spring forward and start Daylight Saving Time again. On Sunday morning, March 12, 2017, the time will move forward one hour so daylight hours are pushed to the end of the day.
Most of the states and many foreign countries participate in this practice. In Tennessee, we will be turning our clocks ahead. This happens every year on the second Sunday in March at 2am. On the first Sunday in November at 2am we will turn our clocks back one hour.
This messes with my system and my internal clock. I rarely
clarksville: Bargain Saturdays at the Museum in Clarksville
- 03/07/17 04:42 PM
Free Admission Saturday in Clarksville TN
This is the weekend for free Saturday admission at Custom House Museum. The building itself is a delight to see and one of the most unusual buildings in Downtown Clarksville.
This is a family friendly museum with a huge children's area that keeps children entertained for hours. The model trains and interactive rooms make this a learning experience with every visit.
The Bubble Cave is a favorite and well worth a visit each month. Local artists are the focus and so is the former postmaster's office.
There are always some Temporary Exhibits areas along with the permanent displays. Check out the the admission
clarksville: How's Clarksville TN's Real Estate, March 2017?
- 03/06/17 07:01 PM
How’s the Real Estate Market in Clarksville TN?
This is a popular topic wherever I go in Clarksville TN. Everyone likes to know what is happening in the real estate market and talk about homes and all the building going on. I like to talk about it and get folks excited about the possibility of home ownership and real estate as an investment.
How’s the Real Estate Market in Clarksville? Please ask me this question so I can share about housing and the opportunities that lay ahead for northern Middle TN.
The StatsClarksville TN is now swinging to a seller's market. The inventory
clarksville: Beat the Competition or The Competition Will Beat You
- 03/05/17 05:26 PM
Had Lots of Showings? Got No Offers?
Sellers putting their homes on the market in Clarksville TN want to know how quickly they can expect an offer. With a 3-4 month supply of homes, if a home is not getting offers then this is a clear indication that something needs to be done quickly.
It is even more troubling when there are lots of showings and no offers. Why are the buyers rejecting the home? The main reason there is no offer is the competition is better. Buyers are moving on to something they perceive that's better.
What can be done to increase the chances of getting an offer?
Check the condition of the
clarksville: Get a Jump on the Season
- 03/04/17 08:15 PM
It's Cherry Blossom Time
Everything is happening early this year. Temperatures have warmed up into the 70's and the daffodils are almost finished blooming. The trees are budding and the grasses are starting to green up.
The real sign that spring is coming early is the Cherry Blossoms. They have been out for a couple or weeks now. Even the cool nights are not impeding their continued display that spring has arrived early.
Buyers are also out in Clarksville TN and sales are robust. If you have been waiting for the spring season to list your home then you need to know it is here.
clarksville: Big Price Reduction on 1521 Green Grove Way in Farmington
- 03/04/17 06:25 PM
1521 Green Grove Way, Clarksville TN, Price Reduced
This Farmington Subdivision home is now priced at an amazing value price. What is special about this home is all the upgrades and the 6 bedrooms. You will like the two living areas and the hardwood and tile floors. Granite tops are in the kitchen and all baths.
The large covered deck and stamped concrete patio offer lots of outdoor entertainment space. The fence backyard offers security and a place for pets or children to romp and play.
There is no extra charge for the peaceful view off the neighborhood pond and resident ducks.|
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clarksville: Odors Are Not Always What They Seem
- 03/03/17 06:48 PM
The House Smells Like Cats
This is not what you want to hear on your listings especially when you know the seller doesn't have a cat. Bad showing feedback is hard to deliver to the seller. Our job as the listing agent is to share the good with the bad and to figure out ways to overcome the negative in the future.
We want the property to sell and if the price is right and conditions are good, the offers should come in. Negative feedback spreads from one agent to another and should be taken seriously and addressed.
When I got negative feedback that my listing