January 2021 Market Update, Greater Nashville Area

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2021) – Final numbers for 2020 indicate there were 44,850 homes sold in the region, compared to the 42,356 closings in 2019, the total sales for 2020 were up 6 percent. (information provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS Association) Home sales hit 4,252 closings for December, according to data provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS®. This figure is up 22 percent from the 3,482 closings reported for the same period last year. Fourth quarter closings were 12,310 for the Middle Tennessee area. That total is [...]

By |2021-01-14T10:05:27-06:00January 14th, 2021|Market Trends, Videos|

VIDEO: When Is The Best Time To Sell A House?

https://youtu.be/0Z4PhMvPlbA   Welcome to 2021!  It’s that time of the year when I start seeing people looking for the best ways and times they should sell.  Well let’s answer these questions, and talk about what steps you should take to begin the journey. There’s a sweet spot, typically in the springtime, when it’s perfect to list.  Zillow will tell you it’s May 1st to May 15th. However, in Nashville it’s right around now - or in January, after [...]

By |2021-01-11T13:18:49-06:00January 11th, 2021|Updates, Videos|

VIDEO: Moving to Nashville 2021 | What You Need To Know

https://youtu.be/Y_eBPeguMXk   VIDEO DIALOGUE I want to offer a quick glimpse into the real estate market in Tennessee in 2021, specifically in Greater Nashville, for folks that may be looking to move here and would like to know more about life here and what types of things you should look for in a new home. My name is Joshua Smith with Home Agent Group of Benchmark Realty in Tennessee and today we’re going to cover a few different topics [...]

By |2021-01-07T15:20:20-06:00January 4th, 2021|Market Trends, Updates, Videos|

VIDEO: Bridge Loan

https://youtu.be/32Wq6GjBkmw   VIDEO DIALOGUE Bridge loans.  What are they?  How can a bridge loan help you buy your next house?  The short answer is that they can help you leverage your equity in your existing home to purchase another one.  But let’s talk about how they work best, and who they work best for. Nashville, and surrounding areas are fast moving markets.  We have a lot of buyers, and not a lot of property for sale, that’s what [...]

By |2020-12-17T14:07:04-06:00December 28th, 2020|Updates, Videos|

VIDEO: How Much Is My House Worth?

https://youtu.be/SfOKBs6Tk3U   VIDEO DIALOGUE Your tax assessment is not your value.  Your Zestimate, Zillow’s thing, that’s not your value either. Want to know how to get the actual value for your property? I can save you this whole video right now: Talk to a live person, specifically a real estate agent who knows the market and can work with you to find it.  Why, pray tell? I’ll tell you. I’ve covered this topic a lot because people always [...]

By |2020-12-17T13:56:43-06:00December 21st, 2020|Updates, Videos|

VIDEO: Selling a House Without a REALTOR

https://youtu.be/bMaQ2-h-BcI   VIDEO DIALOGUE Are you ready to sell but not sure where to start?  And it appears you don’t want to work with a realtor, so let’s talk about it. The main reason I hear from people that do not want to work with a realtor is the same reason they want to sell in the first place:  You either want the most money on your investment you can get, or you want to sell as fast [...]

By |2020-12-10T16:05:19-06:00December 14th, 2020|Updates, Videos|

Video: Understanding the iBuyer

https://youtu.be/w44HeQQjJ4k VIDEO DIALOGUE The “i” is for “instant”, and that’s the key to understanding why it can be a good thing for the right situation. An iBuyer is a company that buys and sells real estate quickly through algorithms and tech. It’s really not that complicated a process, the contracts are boilerplate, it’s almost like buying new construction where your contract will be dictated by the policies of the entity with which you’re doing business, and therein lies [...]

By |2020-12-10T16:05:48-06:00December 7th, 2020|Updates, Videos|

Video: First Steps to Buying a House with Mortgage Lender, Shari Saba

https://youtu.be/clyVk--H560 This video covers some first steps, and also outlines a little bit of what the process will look like, when buying a house.  This is a great refresher for anyone who has already bought but would like to recap the process and what's important to remember.  If you have any questions beyond what we covered, feel free to reach out, we're available any time!

By |2020-10-31T08:06:36-05:00November 23rd, 2020|Updates, Videos|

First Time Home Buyer Tips with Mortgage Lender, Shari Saba

 https://youtu.be/0ewBAiZjM18 This video with my friend and mortgage lender, Shari Saba, covers some helpful tips for any first-time home buyer.  We'll talk about some things you have probably thought of, maybe things that you haven't and offer some pro tips to help you along the way.  Please share with anyone you know that might need this information, and don't forget to hit that Subscribe button!

By |2020-10-31T07:34:10-05:00November 9th, 2020|Updates, Videos|
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