2013

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I See Dead People: Do Homes Near Cemeteries Sell Well?

I See Dead People: Do Homes Near Cemeteries Sell Well?
Around Halloween time people wonder and, at Redfin we were dying to know: do homes near cemeteries sell for more or less than homes farther away from cemeteries? Would a drop-dead gorgeous home take longer to sell if the view includes tombstones? Would a home shopper… read more

Real Estate News & Analysis

One in Four Home Sellers Forced to Lower their Asking Price in September
It’s a little early for annual look-backs, but 2013 will probably be recognized as the year of the buying frenzy… until it wasn’t. Nearly every month, headlines reported home prices hitting or surpassing five-year highs, and fierce bidding wars made some sellers question… read more

Cleaning Green and Less Expensive

Many people are seeking out alternatives to harsh cleaners for their home.  There are options in green cleaning products, and there are everyday products that are less expensive than going to a specific “green” marketed product.
Ever on the alert for green cleaning products that are truly green, we found one that’s been around for decades:… read more

Best of Nashville 2013: Florist

Best Florist
OSHi
My condo is regularly decorated with flower arrangements from OSHi.  For every event, photo shoot, video and just to make me smile, I make sure I get fresh flowers from this talented designer!  Well done, Perri for winning this year’s Best of Nashville award!
http://www.oshiflowers.com/
Perri Crutcher comes by his soulfulness naturally as… read more

13 tips for selling your home in winter

Sure, there are fewer buyers and the skies may be gloomy. So warm and brighten up the place; make it look like a refuge from the weather.
The lawn is brown, the weather is usually bad and, unlike the longer days of summer, you have less time to show it off during daylight hours.
But not… read more

Nashville’s Health Care Industry

Health Care
Nashville is home to a diverse health care cluster with leaders in a number of industry niches that impact the health care landscape locally, nationally and internationally. More than 250 health care companies are headquartered in the Nashville region, making health care the region’s largest industry. Sixteen publicly traded health care companies call Nashville… read more

Nashville International Business

Nashville International Business
Increasing foreign direct investment and exports keeps the Nashville region on the leading edge of international business. Pro-business policy, cost advantages and location make Nashville a frontrunner in global trade.
Since 2001, 155 internationally owned companies have relocated or expanded in the Middle Tennessee region, creating more than 14,400 new jobs. With international… read more

Nashville home sales up 15.9% in September

 
Home sales in the Nashville area were up 15.9 percent in September compared to a year ago, according to the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors.
There were 2,626 home closings reported for the month, up from 2,266 a year prior.

Year-to-date, 23,720 home closings have been reported in Nashville, up 22 percent from a year… read more

Peter Nappi Owner Nominated For Emerging Entrepreneur

Phillip Nappi, owner and founder of Peter Nappi, has been nominated for Emerging Entrepreneur of 2013 by Entrepreneur Magazine.
Peter Nappi is a luxury Italian footwear company and a Nashville favorite among locals. Named after Phillip’s grandfather, Peter Nappi combines familial Italian roots with a desire to produce quality leather products.
Nashville continues to draw, and… read more

6 TIPS ON THE REAL ESTATE CLOSING PROCESS

Before you sign on the dotted lines, ask yourself these six crucial questions.

1. WHAT AM I BUYING!?!
Make sure you have done your due diligence and inspected the property thoroughly. This could be the biggest investment you ever make (emotionally as well as financially) so know what you are getting yourself into before you seal… read more

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