The Scary Side of Real Estate

I love my chosen profession for many reasons but there are times when it’s not so fun.  There is a scary side. Sellers Greed It has been a seller’s market for some time now but unfortunately some sellers have gotten greedy.  Recently a client put an offer on a house in East Nashville.  My buyer…… Continue reading The Scary Side of Real Estate

It’s Simply Supply and Demand

As I am out and about involved in the community, people often say to me that I picked a good time to get into real estate, referring to our hot market.  And I wholeheartedly agree.  And they often ask “when will it end?” Wondering if our market can sustain this growth.  There are a lot of reasons why this market will continue growing as it is and it’s simply supply and demand.

Did Your Taxes Go Up?

On April 28th, the last of the property assessors letters went out to homeowners letting them know what their property was worth. You may have heard that the average increase in value was 37%.  But did you know that one area had a 93% increase in value?  Not a Tax Assessment One thing the property…… Continue reading Did Your Taxes Go Up?

$12 Billion of Idle Cash

Across the US, there is $12 Billion in savings accounts, money market accounts and other ‘safe’ investments that earn less than 1%, even less than .5%.  Why?  Because people are afraid of the volatility of the stock market. Another Alternative Others are investing elsewhere – in real estate.  You’ve heard the news of investors from…… Continue reading $12 Billion of Idle Cash

Happy New Year!

For many years, my New Year’s eve tradition was to write out two lists – one of all the things I wanted in my life, they could be new things or things I valued and wanted to keep.  And by things I don’t mean objects but things like good health, wonderful relationships, etc.  And the…… Continue reading Happy New Year!