ABOVE: BERC Director Murat Arik, author of the quarterly housing report. // MTSU ILLUSTRATION MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY Tennessee’s housing report for the first quarter of 2019 shows mixed signals, with single-family permits trending downward even as the economy and job market continue on solid footing. That’s according to the latest quarterly housing report
A total of 546 single-family homes and 35 condominiums changed hands in Williamson County last month, according to data from the Williamson County Association of Realtors. The median price of the single family homes -- with half more expensive and half sold for less -- was $544,950 , and $304,500 for the condos. The median
Zeitlin Sotheby’s International Realty announced this week that Tanya Richardson has joined their group of agents serving Middle Tennessee. Richardson has lived in Tennessee for over 25 years and has a keen interest in the buying and selling of homes and properties. She knows Middle Tennessee inside and out and strives to help buyers find
Heroes Next Door, a non-profit that helps community heroes purchase a home through a grants program, just closed the group's first transaction in Franklin. Rodney Manning is the hero/home buyer. He qualified for the program as a military veteran and used a VA loan with zero down payment to purchase a home in Spring Hill.
TENNESSEE REALTORS There were 7,202 single-family home closings in Tennessee in April 2019, a slight rise (+1.4%) from 7,102 in April 2018; the median home price was $235,000, up +6.8% from $220,000 a year earlier; and the number of available homes on the market decreased -14.5%, from 21,823 to 18,654, according to data compiled by Tennessee REALTORS®. “The spring season is in
Ovation developer still hasn’t paid a multimillion debt to avoid foreclosure ahead of a June deadline
By MATT BLOIS The developer of the Ovation property in Franklin still hasn’t paid a multimillion dollar debt due on June 1. If Georgia based developer Thomas Ovation LLC can’t pay creditors $44 million by June 1, they will be able to foreclose on the property. The company, operated by Stanley Thomas, is developing about
RefiGuide.org on Monday released a study on The Fastest Rising Home Values In America after analyzing Zillow Research Data from March 2018 to March 2019. Tennessee ranked No. 11 in America with median home values increasing by 8.2% over the past year. This was higher than the national average which saw home prices increase by 7.2%.
GREATER NASHVILLE REALTORS® There were 3,479 home closings reported for the month of April according to figures provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS®. This figure is up 1.8 percent from the 3,419 closings reported for the same period last year. The data collected represents nine Middle Tennessee counties: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson. “April home
By JOHN McBRYDE For those seeking to get their real estate license, the Williamson County Association of Realtors in Brentwood is launching a way to perhaps make that goal more attainable. Beginning May 20, the WCAR will be offering real estate pre-licensing courses for interested individuals to take the first steps toward a career in
Chris Elrod, a Realtor with almost 20 years of experience in the Nashville area, has joined Zeitlin Sotheby’s International Realty, according to an announcement from the firm. Elrod will be working in the Franklin office among Zeitlin's team of agents serving Middle Tennessee. Elrod has witnessed firsthand the immense growth that has taken place in