​Skipping a Step

​Skipping a Step

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You have probably noticed houses that proceed from “Coming Soon” straight to “Sold”. You may be wondering – what happened to “For Sale”? Realtors commonly refer to this situation as a “presale”. In other words, the Sellers found a Buyer without having...

​Bigger Might Not Be Better – 2017 Design Trends

​Bigger Might Not Be Better – 2017 Design Trends

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Low inventory is driving many Middle Tennessee homeowners to consider renovating rather than relocating. Ultimately, your renovation needs to meet the needs of your family but it is also smart to consider how your renovation will affect the value of your home.

Ready…Set…Buy!

Ready…Set…Buy!

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​Lately I have had the pleasure to work with several first-time homebuyers and a few buyers relocating to Nashville from other regions. Many of those buyers have been shocked at how quickly decisions need to be made in the Nashville-area market. As a friend said to...

House Hunting and Online Dating

House Hunting and Online Dating

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​In the world of online dating, men and women have become used to making a quick decision to “swipe left” or “swipe right” based on a cursory glance at a potential suitor’s profile picture and a few short statements about the person’s likes or dislikes....

ASKING FOR HELP

ASKING FOR HELP

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​There have been many times in my legal career, my vacation rental management career and in my career as a REALTOR when I have felt overwhelmed. It could be the result of a steadily increasing “to do” list that is growing faster than I can handle, or it could be...

I AM ONLY GOING TO SAY POSITIVE THINGS…

I AM ONLY GOING TO SAY POSITIVE THINGS…

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As a mediator I have done a lot of reading about how to help others reach agreement. One theory is that if you can start getting some small victories or a “yes”, the parties are more likely to build positive momentum that will help with resolving the overall...

Redefining Perfect

Redefining Perfect

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Almost exactly 10 years ago, my husband and I purchased the house that we still live in today. We had a 3 year old and another one on the way. Our house was definitely not "perfect" when we purchased it - 75% of the downstairs was covered in linoleum and the rest of...

Tips to Keep Your Home Purchase On Track!

Tips to Keep Your Home Purchase On Track!

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You've found your dream home. Make sure missteps don't prevent a successful closing.A home purchase isn't complete until you make it to the closing. Until then, the transaction can fall apart for many reasons. Here are five tips for avoiding mistakes that cause a home...