Michael's View ~ Nashville Home Inspections & Other Articles of Interest

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This blog site contains information about property inspections and areas of interest in Brentwood, TN; Franklin, TN; Nashville, TN; and Davidson and Williamson Counties of Middle Tennessee.



Stupid Stuff… Let's face it. It is still a buyer's market. They still sit in the driver's seat with both hands firmly on the wheel that drives this real estate machine. Home inspections are one of the many roads that buyers can go down to either drive down the cost of the property or back out of ...
Thankful Thursday…How many times have we heard that same old tired, worn-out, over-used, over-worked term; "Real estate is local". Well, it is. I don't know what the numbers from GNAR (Greater Nashville Association of Realtors) will be for the month of March, but it has to on par or above as comp...
(not so) Wordless Wednesday…Every year I am taken aback as I gaze upon the forest floor as it starts to awaken. I marvel as I view the hillsides, yawning in an array of color. The warm Tennessee sun, once again works its miracle and brings life anew. Wild flowers, too numerous to count, stretch s...
AS IS… AS a home inspector, there is no phrase in the English language that instills more dread in my heart and soul than when I hear my customer say, "Oh yeah. We're buying the property AS IS." Now, the tricky part IS, what IS the definition of "IS"? Does "IS" mean that the property IS in okay c...
Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder…I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.      ~ Kobe Bryant It is but human nature to be in the game, be part of the team. I know...
(not so) Speechless Sundae…Here I sit, staring at a blank screen knowing that I should type something. Not that I need to, but because I want to. There is a difference. I can only speak for myself, but when I have to do something, my heart is really not into it. Maybe its something to do with the...
Redbud Winter…While the blooming of the daffodils and crocus, are attributed as the first harbingers of Spring, the blooming of the Redbuds is the reminder that winter still lingers. Every year, just as I start getting used to the warm, sun-drenched days of Spring, and begin to think that Old Man...
Friday's Fotos ~ It's the Sharp Eye that Gets the Shot…It's not unusual to see several photographers on my morning walk around the lake. Oftentimes, we aid each other, telling them where wild life may be lurking or there is an interesting shot around the next bend. Since, I am usually walking at ...
Good Night Active Rain…I don't always have the time to say thanks to all the folks who read and comment on my posts. Needless to say, ActiveRain is a wonderful community made up of thousands of fine, friendly folks. I oftentimes wish there were more hours in the day. But alas, even with the hour ...
Radnor Lake ~ Tennessee First State Wildlife Area…Radnor Lake State Natural Area was the first of its kind here in Tennessee. Needing a place to furnish water for steam locomotives and livestock for the Rador Train yard, the L&N Railroad purchased a track of land in the Overton Hills area of sout...

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