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Crye-Leike hits sales record, beats pre-recession performance

Crye-Leike hits sales record, beats pre-recession performance
Tennessee-based Crye-Leike, the nation’s fourth largest privately-held residential real estate brokerage firm and the largest in Tennessee and the Mid-South, posted a record sales year of $6.36 billion in 2016, the highest sales performance in the company’s 40-year history. In comparison, the company reached its peak sales performance at $6.10 billion in 2006. Crye-L...
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JAROD TANKSLEY: Five tips for home exterior upkeep

JAROD TANKSLEY: Five tips for home exterior upkeep
As everyone and everything begins to thaw out in Middle Tennessee over the coming weeks, you are sure to see many people outdoors, eager to soak up the sun. Those who’ve been shut up inside all winter may also be looking forward to warmer weather so they can stay on top of home maintenance that ...
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Large McDaniel Road subdivision approved

Large McDaniel Road subdivision approved
The quickest-growing part of the county right now is east of I-65. And on Thursday, the Williamson County Planning Commission approved a concept plan for yet another residential subdivision in the eastern unincorporated county. Signature Homes submitted plans for a 210-unit, 409-acre subdivision on McDaniel Road just west of I-840. Road improvements for the project ...
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January home sales’ median price is $445,627

January home sales’ median price is $445,627
WILLIAMSON COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS Total home closings in Williamson County forged ahead two percent in January 2017 to the highest number on record in the first month of a year, according to the monthly market report released Tuesday by the Williamson County Association of REALTORS®(WCAR). The total number of closed home sales increased to 332 ...
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JAROD TANKSLEY: Be ready when you start your home search

JAROD TANKSLEY: Be ready when you start your home search
If you’ve got your sights set on buying a house this coming spring, consider spending time now focusing on a few things that will help expedite the process later when you’re ready to make your search official. Since the majority of people will need a mortgage loan to make their dreams a reality, I’ve asked ...
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WCAR promotes two executives

WCAR promotes two executives
The Williamson County Association of REALTORS has promoted two staff members in professional development and administrative support. According to an announcement by Lisa Wurth, 2017 President of WCAR. Tracie Dycus has been named Director of Education and Nadreen Bagoun has been named Office Management Assistant. “Along with many organizations in Williamson County, WCAR is...
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JUST SOLD: Property transfers, Jan. 2

JUST SOLD: Property transfers, Jan. 2
PROPERTY TRANSFERS RECORDED IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY AS OF 02 JANUARY 2017 37027 9211 Natchez Drive, Brentwood, Indian Point; Buyer: Megan R and Richard C Cassidy III; Seller: Donna K and Phillip R Jones; $558,900. 1465 Red Oak Drive, Brentwood, Courtside at Southern Woods; Buyer: Courtney and Justin Nuckle; Seller: Li Zhang and Harrison William McClary; ...
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2016 was a record year for home sales, prices

2016 was a record year for home sales, prices
Last year was a record year in the Williamson County housing market. The total number of homes closed in set an all-time record in 2016, according to the monthly market report released Monday by the Williamson County Association of REALTORS. Total home closings in Williamson County for 2016 were 5,709. That’s an increase of 2.8 percent ...
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State urges homeowners to test for radon

State urges homeowners to test for radon
Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is released during the natural decay of uranium, which is found in most rock and soil, but areas with significant layers of Chattanooga shale and limestone have been associated with higher levels of radon. Many of those areas are in Middle Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Environment ...
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JAROD TANKSLEY: What to expect on closing day

JAROD TANKSLEY: What to expect on closing day
I love being a part of closing day with my real estate clients. It’s the day we get to celebrate all the work we’ve put into looking for the perfect new place each family gets to call home. Some of my clients get nervous because they’re not sure what to expect, so it’s my job ...
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Witherspoon lot sales begin on old Holt property

Witherspoon lot sales begin on old Holt property
By LANDON WOODROOF Sales will begin this month for home sites in a new development off of Crockett Road near Wilson Pike. Called Witherspoon, this subdivision encompasses 263 acres of what was previously the Holt property, having been owned by the Holt family for more than 200 years. Fridrich & Clark Realty will handle the sales ...
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Williamson County home sales, values climbed in 2016

Williamson County home sales, values climbed in 2016
It’s no secret that real estate in Williamson County has been booming for some time now. With many businesses, small and large, calling Williamson County home and creating jobs in the area, as well as it being the home to some of the nation’s best schools, people from all over Middle Tennessee and beyond have ...
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Houzz Presents 10 Most Popular Home Designs in 2017

Houzz Presents 10 Most Popular Home Designs in 2017
Houzz, the online shopping and idea center website, has put together a list of the top home design ideas that you will see in 2017. Based off their data and insight from industry leaders, they came up with a list of 28 trends to look for in 2017. We’ve selected 10 but to see the ...
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Nashville-area home prices rising faster than U.S.

Nashville-area home prices rising faster than U.S.
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERISTY Tennessee’s housing market continued to perform well in the third quarter of 2016, according to the latest statewide quarterly report from the MTSU Business and Economic Research Center. BERC Director Murat Arik pointed to historically low unemployment claims and mortgage delinquency rates at some of the lowest levels in over a decade as k...
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Crye-Leike exec named to board of UpstreamRE data group

Crye-Leike exec named to board of UpstreamRE data group
Gurtej Sodhi of Brentwood, chief information and operations officer for the Crye-Leike Group of Companies, has been appointed to the board of managers of UpstreamRE, LLC. The Bellevue, Wa., based, real estate broker-owned company has been developing Upstream, a universal data management system for real estate listing information and distribution, since 2014. Upstream is ma...
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Realtor Erin Krueger joins Synergy Realty Network

Realtor Erin Krueger joins Synergy Realty Network
Erin Krueger, a Realtor with more than 10 years experience in the Nashvhille-area market, has joined the Synergy Realty Network along with a team of professionals. The Erin Krueger Team includes: Laura Dahl, Broker and Listing Manager with 17 years of experience Georgia Mascali, a Transaction Manager and Realtor with six years of experience Joyce Marie ...
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Lockwood Glen apartment project breaks ground in January

Lockwood Glen apartment project breaks ground in January
Crescent Communities and Pearl Street Partners announced on Tuesday that they will break ground in January on Crescent Lockwood Glen, their 239-unit multi-family housing project. “Crescent Lockwood Glen will blur the lines between rental and home ownership experiences,” said Benjamin L. Collins, senior vice president of Crescent Communities, in announcing the beginning of...
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Hottest November for housing in ten years

Hottest November for housing in ten years
As the weather finally got colder, home sales got hotter last month. Both total home closings and median price increased in November, over November 2015. In fact, it was the hottest November in ten years. Total home closings in Williamson County rose 14.7 percent in November 2016 to the strongest in decade, according to the monthly ...
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