Nearly all real estate professionals will tell you that spring is the hot season for buying and selling homes. Families usually wait to move until after the school year, the weather is more cooperative for people who are house hunting and there is often more inventory. However, you need to ask whether it’s really the best time to sell your Nashville home. We’ll give you two reasons that it’s a great idea to list your home in the winter. First, you need to understand the current state of the Nashville real estate market. (more…)
East Nashville real estate is HOT right now. So hot, in fact, that the Eastwood neighborhood is ranked the 2nd hottest neighborhood in the country for 2016.
Here’s the real estate article that appeared in the Tennessean: (more…)
Today we’re talking about the life cycle of a tenant. We share this from the perspective of a Professional Property Manager, but is useful for all landlords who manage their rental properties as a business. It starts with the screening process before the applicant even becomes a tenant. At this point, you need to get as much information as possible on that person, and if they choose to lie on their application, that’s an automatic denial. Other reasons for instant denial include (more…)
Today we are talking about how to find a great tenant for your rental home and why we can help you find a good tenant who pays rent on time and takes care of your property.
Our screening process includes:
Our topic today is the real estate market in Nashville, Tennessee and our forecast for what we can expect to continue seeing in 2015. (more…)
We often get this question from people in Nashville: should I be a landlord? Whenever I hear this, I like to ask prospective owners if they have the money to operate that property and treat it like a business. They have to ask themselves if they can afford to have the property vacant for three months and replace a water heater. If the owner says no or looks confused, he doesn’t have the money to be a landlord. We don’t want to get a tenant involved in a situation where a landlord does not have the financial resources necessary to keep a property running.
To be a landlord, you need to (more…)