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Nashville, Mt. Juliet and Brentwood Home Prices Predicted to Outperform U.S. - 12/21/09 05:15 PM
First American Core Logic, Santa Ana Calif. based Property Analysis provider, has issued a report predicting State by State property appreciation for 2010. Corelogic estimates that Nationally, U.S. Home values have dropped by an estimated 5.8% this year. Core Logic also says that U.S. Home will appreciate on average 1.9% in the next year. Here in Nashville, where home prices fell 2.15% over the last year, they have predicted Home Prices to increase by 2.27% in 2010. That means if you live in Nashville where the average home price is $145,000*, your Home will acquire $3291 of equity in the next (4 comments)
Tennessee Homeowners Rated Among America's Happiest - 12/18/09 09:19 AM
Tennesseans got an unexpected Christmas present this morning. Tennessee has been rated the 4th Happiest State in the Union according to data compiled by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Only Hawaii ( no kidding), Florida and Louisiana ( must be the food) had Happier residents than Tennessee. Factors contributing to the rating include, Low Crime rates, Sunny Days, Weather and Cost of Living. The study was conducted over 4 years and 1.3 million U.S. residents were questioned. Economists Andrew J. Oswald of the University of Warwick in England and Stephen Wu of Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., compared the (4 comments)
Sullivan Farms Community out performs Franklin Home Sales - 12/12/09 02:35 PM
The Sullivan Farm community in Franklin TN is quietly out pacing the Real Estate market in Williamson County and the Greater Nashville Area. In fact sales of existing homes in Sullivan Farms are at a pace that could be considered a Seller's Market! Here are the Facts:
In 2009 35 Properties have sold in Sullivan Farms. 1 is Pending in December and only 12 are available. That is just a 4 month supply of homes at the present rate of sales. In Nashville are Real Estate, less than a 6 months supply of Homes is considered a "Sellers market",. The (5 comments)
Ladd Park Neighborhood in Franklin 2009 Market Anaysis - 12/11/09 01:41 PM
Ladd Park in Franklin TN is closing out the year on a noticable high note. As reported, the Carruthers Parkway will be extended to Ladd Park intyhe very near future ( possibly with Stimulus funds). This alternative route to the Peytonsville Rd. exit of I65 will make Ladd Park properties even more valuable. Home Buyers in Franklin are buying homes in Ladd Park at a rate of about 1 per month. Currently there are two homes pending and 9 available for sale.
Here is a the complete list of Sold, Active and Pendings for Ladd Park 2009
Here is (1 comments)
Remembering Pearl Harbor and My Father's Sacrifice - 12/07/09 01:12 PM
Today we remember Pearl Harbor and The Infamous attack by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. In 1942 my father left his family farm in Missouri and headed to San Diego. He was 16 years old. His three older brothers had all joined the army after Pearl Harbor and left the farm. Not to be left out he convinced a Hobo in San Diego to sign for him as his father and lied about his age. He joined the Navy and 6 months later was a signalman on the Troop ship "USS Crescent City". Assigned to the Landing Ships carrying the marines (6 comments)
Wilson County "Most Affordable" in Nashville Area - 12/07/09 12:23 PM
Nashville Home Buyers Alert! In a recent comparison by www.NashvilleHomeSearcher.com Wilson county was by far the most affordable of all the Nashville Suburbs. Home Buyers in Mount Juliet and Lebanon are quietly saving thousands of dollars on their home choices. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wilson County has a Median Household Income of $59,796 This Graph shows the Median Cost of Home in Wilson County 2009 as $180,000
The Median Home Buyer in Wilson County for 2009 paid 3.09 times his annual income for a Home. Contrast this with Williamson County, Nashville's other sought after neighborhood. Williamson County Median Household (0 comments)
Nashville Home Buyers Rush to Avoid FHA Mortgage Increases. - 12/03/09 09:58 AM
As of today ( 12/3/09), Nashville home buyers may need to move their home search into high gear to avoid FHA Loan cost increases. On Wednesday Housing and Urban Development ( HUD ), Sec. Shaun Donovan revealed to congress that the popular FHA loans, used by a majority of Nashville first time home buyers, will need to increase costs in order to remain solvent. (Read the Sec. Comments) Donovan outlined 4 areas that HUD wants change which will add several thousand dollars to the average home buyers up front costs. Here are the outlined increases to the buyers of a (0 comments)
Rusty and Melissa Sweeton's pond in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Cathy Wood Team helps with Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter Auction - 12/01/09 04:57 PM
We're getting ready for a great event here in Mt. Juliet Tn. To raise money for the Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter 10 teams have been building Dog Houses to be auctioned off after the annual Mt. Juliet Christmas Parade, December 12. Each team hopes to be the one to bring in the most money for the shelter and win bragging rights for the year. The Cathy Wood Team and our co-workers here at Crye-Leike Realtors, Mt. Juliet office have created "The Four Paws Inn". A beautiful home in the Anti-Bellum style, with a true southern front porch. Special thanks to Tina (5 comments)
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