Buying a House

4 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer

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  Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale. This means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available. Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market. Now may be the time for you and your […]

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3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today!

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A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may be negative. Some we just don’t know yet.   The following three areas of the housing market are critical to understand: interest rates, building […]

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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

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Freddie Mac recently released a report entitled, “Perceptions of Down Payment Consumer Research.” Their research revealed that,   “For many prospective homebuyers, saving for a down payment is the largest barrier to achieving the goal of homeownership. Part of the challenge for those planning to purchase a home is their perception of how much they will need to […]

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Credit Scores Are Rising – Is Yours Too?

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Credit scores are creeping upward for most Americans, according to the latest “State of Credit” report from credit bureau Experian. The average U.S. credit score hit 680 in 2018, up from 675 the year before, the report found. That’s the biggest one-year jump since 2008, but not quite back to the 685 average that year […]

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What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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  Some Highlights: The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac forecasts interest rates to rise to 4.5% by the Q4 2020. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.8% over the next […]

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Top Benefits of Home Ownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

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    Some Highlights: June is National Home Ownership Month! Now is a great time to reflect on the many benefits of home ownership that go way beyond the financial. What reasons do you have to own your own home? Call Rhonda today at 615-554-0832 to get started owning your own home. Notice: JavaScript is […]

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8 Things You Need To Do When Buying a New Home in Nashville

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 When buying a new home in Nashville, especially a new construction home, there are additional things that you need to do when compared to buying an existing home. The same things apply whether you are buying a new house in Nashville or the Nashville suburbs. In this video, I go over 8 things that […]

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Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!

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According to CoreLogic, from 2006 to 2014 “there were 7.3 million housing foreclosures and 1.9 million short sales.” The hesitation some Americans feel after experiencing a foreclosure brings to mind the old saying: “Fool me once- shame on you. Fool me twice- shame on me.” According to the 2019 Home Buyer Report from NerdWallet, “Thirteen […]

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3 Tips When Searching for a New Home

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In Nashville’s real estate market, low inventory especially in the $300,000 and below price range continutes to be a challenge.  It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to […]

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4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

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So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call ‘home,’ and you’ve finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house yours comes true! Below are 4 steps […]

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