De-Stress from Your Tech

Our smartphones and tablets allow us to access the latest news and receive real-time responses via email and text. However, this increased connectivity has become a source of stress for may people and a literal pain in the neck for others. Here are a few ways to minimize your gadget stress and still enjoy technology.
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Williamson County Tennessee

You’ve heard the rumors; it’s a “Seller’s Market.” Well if you are actively searching for a new home in Williamson County, Tennessee, you know that it’s true. The low inventory of homes for sale has made things difficult for buyers. There just aren’t many homes for sale out there and when a nice listing does come to market, it’s met with multiple offers…..often with offer prices over list.
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Top Trends in Bathroom Renovations

The bathroom is the second most popular room in the house to remodel, after kitchens.

The master bath takes center stage – 60% of homeowners who are renovating their bathrooms are renovating their master bathrooms, with 61% choosing to start from scratch after gutting the existing room. Read More

5 Reasons to Use a Home Stager When Selling in Brentwood or Franklin

Are you planning to sell a home in Franklin or Brentwood, Tennessee? If so, you’d be wise to stage it before letting buyers inside. Statistics show that home staging results in faster sales and higher sale prices. As a seller, that’s exactly what you want. Here are five good reasons to use a home stager when selling a house in Brentwood or Franklin.
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Brentwood, Tennessee Real Estate Trends in 2015, and a Peak at 2016

July was another big month for the Brentwood, Tennessee real estate market, and for Williamson County in general. Home prices in the area continue to climb as a result of high demand and population growth. These are some of the biggest trends we are tracking right now. Here’s a more in-depth look at the Brentwood real estate scene in 2015, along with an outlook for 2016.

The Williamson County Association of Realtors (WCAR) recently reported that the median home price in the county rose to $415,000 in July 2015. That’s an increase of 3.8% compared to the same time last year, and the eighth consecutive month where the median has remained above $400,000.

Those are countywide numbers. Within the Brentwood real estate market, in particular, the median home price climbed to $574,900 this summer.
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Franklin, Tennessee Real Estate Market Outlook for 2015 – 2016

Whether you’re buying or selling a home in Franklin, Tennessee, it helps to know what the local market is doing. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the current housing trends in 2015, along with a real estate market outlook for 2016.

At a glance: With significant home-price appreciation over the last year, and continued appreciation likely over the next 12 months, the Franklin, Tennessee real estate market appears to be on solid footing. That’s the gist of the latest market reports for our area. Here’s a more in-depth review of local housing trends.
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Brentwood, TN Home Price Forecast for 2015 – 2016

Home prices in Brentwood, Tennessee rose sharply during the early 2000s, as they did in most parts of the country. This was during the infamous housing bubble that we all know so well. But that party didn’t last long.

Brentwood property values began to drop in 2007, and they didn’t find a hard “bottom” until 2011. Midway through 2011, local home prices began to rise again. They’ve been rising steadily since then.

Home prices in Brentwood are currently higher than they were at the peak of the housing bubble. We’ve regained what was lost during the housing crisis — and then some.
Consider the evidence. In November 2006, at the height of the bubble, the median sale price for homes in Brentwood, Tennessee was $579,000. In May 2015, the median was $626,000.

The roller coaster started on one hill, dropped into a valley, and now sits on an even higher hill. That’s where Brentwood home prices are today, as of summer 2015. The million-dollar question is, what can we expect going forward?
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Franklin, Tennessee Home Prices in 2015 and 2016: Trends and Predictions

What are Franklin, Tennessee home prices doing right now? Are they rising or falling? And what are they expected to do over the coming months?

These are some of the most common questions among home buyers and homeowners. Home buyers, in particular, want to know if prices are rising because it affects their timing to make a purchase. Nothing motivates a buyer like the threat of rising prices!

So let’s take an updated look at Franklin, Tennessee home price trends for 2015 — along with a few predictions for 2016.
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