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    Fall Decoration Ideas for Your Front Porch

    By Cindy Hamilton | November 3, 2021

    Decorating your front porch can be a fun project to take on during the fall season. There is only so much you can do with your yard as the weather begins to cool off, but the decor options for your front porch are seemingly endless. This review discusses several fall decoration ideas for your front... Read More

    4 Tips to Keep Your Home Cool in Summer

    By Cindy Hamilton | July 26, 2021

    Summer brings scorching heat and can make your home less comfortable. Often, your home’s cooling system can have a hard time keeping up with the set temperature and the energy costs can skyrocket. The good news is there are ways to lower your home energy costs and keep your home cool in the summer.  How... Read More

    How to Compete with All-Cash Offers When Buying a Home

    By Cindy Hamilton | July 13, 2021

    All-cash home buyers often feel as if they have leverage in negotiations, which is often true. This may lead them to have more contingencies and negotiate a lower price when buying a home. The best way to compete with them is to make the process as easy as possible for the home seller. There are... Read More

    These Companies Moving to Middle TN are Creating a Housing Boom

    By Cindy Hamilton | June 25, 2021

    More and more companies are announcing plans to move to the Middle Tennessee area, bringing with them hundreds, if not thousands, of new jobs. As more people move to the area, this creates a need for homes in the area, which is expected to continue an already existing housing boom.  What companies are causing a... Read More

    How to Handle Your Mortgage During a Job Loss

    By Cindy Hamilton | June 15, 2021

    Losing your job can be stressful, and, among other concerns, it can make it more challenging to make your mortgage payments while you search for a new job. The good news is there are ways to handle your mortgage that can help prevent mortgage default.  6 Tips for handling your mortgage after a job loss... Read More

    Housing Inventory Report for the Greater Nashville Area

    By Cindy Hamilton | June 8, 2021

    This review provides the data in regard to the housing inventory report for the Greater Nashville area. Overall, the inventory increased from the start of 2021 to where we are now, although the demand also increased substantially over the same period.  A monthly breakdown of the housing inventory for the Greater Nashville area The data... Read More

    3 Unique Grilling Ideas for Memorial Day

    By Cindy Hamilton | June 1, 2021

    Memorial Day is upon us, which means it is time to clean the grill, buy some fresh food, and invite your family and friends over for some delicious grilling and fun times. Of course, your guests are most likely expecting the traditional hamburger and hot dog combo with perhaps a side of baked beans, but... Read More

    Guide to Getting Rid of Bugs in Your House

    By Cindy Hamilton | May 24, 2021

    Bugs in your home can be incredibly annoying, and failed attempts to get rid of them can make things all the more frustrating. This guide provides simple yet highly effective ways for you to debug your home and keep the bugs away long-term.  How to get rid of bugs in your home Among the most... Read More

    Are Home Warranties Really Worth It?

    By Cindy Hamilton | May 24, 2021

    A home warranty is a way to mitigate your financial risk through purchasing coverage for your home’s appliances in case a breakdown were to occur. This review discusses whether or not a home warranty is actually worth the cost and headache often involved with the claims process.  What is a home warranty? A home warranty... Read More

    How Middle TN Stacks Up Against Other Cities in Terms of Property Tax Rates

    By Cindy Hamilton | May 13, 2021

    Tennessee has some of the lowest property tax rates in the country. The average property tax rate paid in Tennessee is 0.64%, and the average homebuyer pays $1,220 for property taxes, which is significantly below the national average. Of course, every county has their own property tax rates. This review examines how middle Tennessee compares... Read More

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