Happy Holidays + Honey Update

It’s coming down to the final stretch of the calendar year and we’re all running as fast as we can. Today brought some exciting news for mortgage rates – another day below 7%, and the 10-year Treasury at its lowest in over a year means we *think* the rate peak has passed for now, and… Continue reading Happy Holidays + Honey Update

Market Update + Fried Sage

How’s the market? Well, what have you heard? There’s always a lot of chatter when there are shifts in the market and some of it is accurate, and some of it isn’t. Are interest rates at an all-time high? No, but they are at a 20 year high. That said, the higher rates now are… Continue reading Market Update + Fried Sage

Spring Market + Seasoned Sunday

It’s been a rollercoaster in real estate the last few years, and this Spring has been no exception. As interest rates rose, many Buyers took a pause out of fear they would drop again pay too much. Then as they got used to the idea that 6.5% is actually not terrible, just not the bargain… Continue reading Spring Market + Seasoned Sunday

Local Recession Thoughts + Happy Thanksgiving

While some recent pundits have predicted all doom and gloom for the housing market, I think Nashville is still in a stronger position than other markets nationally. Why? Our job market is strong and people still want to live here. Nashville/Davidson/Murfreesboro/Columbia, TN Unemployment Rate is at 2.50%, compared to 2.80% last month and 3.10% last… Continue reading Local Recession Thoughts + Happy Thanksgiving

May News + Modern Treehouse

I recently shared this photo on my new Facebook business page, and it’s a great example of the housing issue we are seeing in what used to be our “starter home” neighborhoods. When 800 sf cottages are now selling in the mid $200s often needing significant improvements, the market is forcing our first time buyers into… Continue reading May News + Modern Treehouse

Buying and Selling in the Winter Months

Sometimes your best laid plans are disrupted, or there is an unexpected relocation. Regardless of the reason, there will always be buyers and sellers in Winter. While Spring and Summer are the high season for home sales, Winter transactions have their advantages. If you don’t mind a smaller pool of homes for sale, or moving… Continue reading Buying and Selling in the Winter Months