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Things to Do in Nashville This May

Things to Do in Nashville This May Batch & Bushel Farmers Market 2019 Season Opening Thursday, May 2 • Wilson County Expo Center • Lebanon, TN This Pick TN-certified, producers-only market also features locally-sourced food & beverage stations AND local makers. Bring the whole family to meet your Wilson County neighbors who grow fresh produce and make locally-sourced products. Enjoy live music, food trucks… and a few surprises! Learn More Hip Donelson Community Farmers Market 2019 Season Opening Friday, May…

What credit score do you need to buy a house?
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What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House? There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed! Only 25% of the Americans have a FICO® Score between 740 and 800. Here is the breakdown according to Experian: 16% Very Poor (300-579) 18% Fair (580-669) 21% Good (670-739) 25% Very Good…

How long will the interest rates stay where they are?
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Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay? Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates came in at 4.12% last week! This is great news for anyone who is planning on buying a home this spring! Freddie Mac had this to say, “Mortgage interest rates have been steadily declining since the start of 2019. These lower mortgage interest rates combined with…

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(UNDER CONTRACT) 3 Bed, 2 Bath Hendersonville Home Under $220K!

It’s no surprise to us that this beautiful home received multiple offers over the weekend! It’s officially under contract, but back up offers are welcome. 💚 Welcome to this gorgeous move-in ready home located on a dead-end street in Hendersonville, TN just minutes away from Old Hickory Lake, parks and recreation, shopping, dining, movies and more! 127 Dennis Road, Hendersonville, TN 370753 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 1616 Square FeetMLS #:  2031956  |  $219,900 Living Local Nashville is proud to present this…

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The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale

One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering. Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices allows buyers to imagine themselves living in the house. Those planning to sell soon are in luck! Marie Kondo, the inventor of the KonMari Method of Tidying Up, has gained popularity with her new Netflix series. She gives some great tips for sorting through years of accumulated possessions that we all collect in our homes. “The KonMari Method™ encourages tidying by category –…

Nashville, Donelson, Hermitage, Old Hickory, Mt. Juliet, Lebanon Open Houses for Sale
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This Week’s Open Houses

Here are the upcoming Open Houses for residential real estate in Nashville and surrounding areas! If you would like to customize this search to meet your needs, click on “See All Results” at the bottom of this page and modify the search fields on the next page. Please let us know if you would like information about these, or any other properties. Please let the hosting agents know that we sent you!

Affordable mortgage loan programs for first time home buyers
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Can a Mortgage Really Be Affordable?

Can a Mortgage Really Be Affordable? Guest Post by Tim Britt Last month I started a discussion about the different categories of mortgage programs.  Mortgage Loans can easily be broken down into 3 broad categories:  Traditional, Affordable, and Specialty.  This month, I’ll talk about Affordable Mortgage Loan Programs, and some of the features of them. Affordable Mortgages are loan programs backed by government agencies, or specially designed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (Conforming Loan Programs) to be affordable in…

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Local Business Spotlight: The Essential Juicery

Raw, Cold-Pressed, Organic Juice in Lebanon, TN It seems like there’s something new on the Public Square in Lebanon, TN every time I drive through there lately. I was so excited when I stumbled into WILKIE’s Outfitters a few weeks ago and discovered that the back of the store has been transformed into a juice bar! Talk about feeling like a kid on Christmas morning! The Essential Juicery offers high-crafted and cold-pressed juice from high quality, seasonal organic produce. They’re…

Spring Cleaning Your Finances
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Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Spring is in the Air Nashville is finally getting some sunshine, the flowers and trees are blooming, and the days have gotten longer.  It’s no wonder we feel most inclined to organize and clean our houses and yards this time of year.  It’s also the time of year we’re finishing up our tax filings, which makes it a perfect time to give our finances the Marie Kondo treatment as well.  While there are a lot of documents we need to…

Tips for a great front porch, Nashville real estate
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8 Tips to Spruce Up Your Front Porch

A front porch connects your home to the land surrounding it, a place where you can step out of your front door and connect with nature and with community. Many front porches, especially if covered, can serve as outdoor living space, a tranquil place to sip some coffee and start your day, or to a carefree spot to put your feet up and end your day.  It can be a perfect place to read a book, take a nap, or…