Author: James Yates

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RED REPORT – JULY 2018

The Red Forecast I have to agree with the National Association of Realtors economist in that the extreme low supply of homes at the lower entry levels are causing prices to increase out of reach for many entry level home buyers. What does this mean for our market? Everyone needs a place to live, so […]

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RED REPORT – JUNE 2018

The Red Forecast – June 2018 While the National home sales seem to be cooling just a little bit, the local real-estate market continues to be hot as ever. National home sales are 3% lower for the year to date totals for 2018 vs 2017 compared to Locally, we are 5% higher for the year to date […]

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RED REPORT – MAY 2018

The Red Forecast – May 2018 We had a nice jump in closings from April to May, which is seasonal and normal for this time of year. We usually see an increase during Spring which levels off during the Summer and then a little bump in the Fall before sales slow down for the Winter. This varies […]

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RED REPORT – APRIL 2018

The Red Forecast – April 2018 Spring selling season continues with the year to date closings just 1% above last year. Prices continue to rise at a very high rate. A 12% increase from a year ago is a very high increase that some would say is unhealthy. This large increase is due to a supply shortage […]

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What Home Inspection Problems Can Halt a Home Sale?

There are only a few guarantees in life. Death, taxes… and problems on home inspections. But if you’re a seller, how worried should you be over specific items? And if you’re a home buyer, when should you walk away from a sale? I’ll walk you through the generic inspection process, and give you the lowdown on […]

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City Winery’s Intro to Winemaking on April 27

Did you know that there’s a winery in Nashville city limits? And that it’s also a restaurant, concert venue, and event space? City Winery hasn’t been in town long, but it’s already garnering plenty of acclaim! And if you love wine, you might be interested in their upcoming event! To continue their wine education series, […]

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Buying A Nashville Vacation Rental or Airbnb

Though Nashville recently released a permit limit on Airbnb and short-term vacation rentals, there’s still plenty of opportunity for investors to make money on vacation rentals! After all, many vacationers both save money and get a better local experience when they rent rooms, condos, and homes instead of hotels. Read on to learn more! Income […]

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Search Nashville Downtown Condos for Sale

Downtown Nashville encompasses the Gulch, South Broadway, and the area near the Capitol Building and Nashville Farmer’s Market. Primarily condo buildings, downtown places you close to great nightlife, restaurants, walking distance to cafes and grocery stores, and even soon, a coming luxe theatre project. Learn More About Downtown Areas Downtown Nashville is hot and happening, […]

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How Fast Can You Buy a Home If You’re In a Hurry?

Did you know that there are ways to speed up the house-hunting and home-buying process when you need to buy a home fast? And the best part is that you don’t need to have a massive bank account. In a very competitive seller’s market, it’s not uncommon that being outbid by other buyers can lengthen […]

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Family-Friendly Summer Events to Look Forward To

It often happens in summer that I learn about a great event I wished I’d planned into my schedule the day it’s scheduled! The Nashville city Twitter and Facebook accounts post about some amazing things (and have even published some great music playlists for your weekend in town!) but I almost wish they’d just upload […]

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