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

New Market Data + USN Class with Hattie B’s

Last week I had the pleasure of hearing Jessica Lautz, NAR Deputy Chief Economist and Vice President of Research, present to Greater Nashville REALTORS®️ the latest data and forecasting both nationally and locally. Some of the most interesting takeaways were seeing the numbers behind some of the trends we were seeing, affirming that they were… Continue reading New Market Data + USN Class with Hattie B’s

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

Change is the Only Constant + Peaches

Summer is officially over, and as we roll into Autumn, let’s reflect on where we are in the market. We saw some panic over the Summer as interest rates rose and became more volatile, but most Buyers are now realizing that they can refinance down the line and have decided to get back off the… Continue reading Change is the Only Constant + Peaches

Market Update + Locust

“Are you seeing any softening in the market?” The answer is yes, but it’s not necessarily a bad thing…it’s helping bring a little more balance to an overheated Seller’s market. Higher interest rates and lower consumer confidence from inflation and a volatile stock market are contributing to a pause for some Buyers. Many of whom… Continue reading Market Update + Locust

It’s Not A Bubble + New Mobile App

Happy Spring of Deception everyone! As we swing between 80 and the teens, we’ll get to real Spring soon enough. So this is where the market is currently…… I get asked this question a LOT, so I figured I should address it here. Do I think this is a bubble and is the market going… Continue reading It’s Not A Bubble + New Mobile App

Market Update + New Brokerage

August was hot, and the market cooled ever so slightly. As you can see, inventory is still down so it is still a Seller’s market and will be for the foreseeable future, but not as overheated as we saw this Spring between mid-March and mid-May. This is giving Buyers a chance to breathe a bit… Continue reading Market Update + New Brokerage

Yes, It IS That Crazy Out There.

I’ve been meaning to write for awhile, but the market is in such a state that I was not sure where to begin? What is happening nationally, is intensified here in Nashville at a more exacerbated level. You’ve probably already heard, there is an inventory shortage, driving competition among buyers to a level that is… Continue reading Yes, It IS That Crazy Out There.

September News + Steps to Home Buying

Many of us are seeing a some softening in certain areas of town, and in certain price points, but you wouldn’t really know it from these numbers. Stats for August are as follows. Davidson County Home sales prices in Nashville and Davidson County continued climbing through the summer. The total number of units sold in… Continue reading September News + Steps to Home Buying