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JAROD TANKSLEY: Spring cleaning and maintenance suggestions

JAROD TANKSLEY: Spring cleaning and maintenance suggestions
Aren’t we all ready to get into the outside elements after a winter season? It is so refreshing to go outside without cumbersome clothing and to breathe the fresh air. This is the time to evaluate your home inside and out to ward off any ensuing problems so you can enjoy your summer weekends and ...
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Feb. 2017 reaches all-time high for home sales closings

Feb. 2017 reaches all-time high for home sales closings
WILLIAMSON COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS Williamson County home sales remained robust and the median sales price for a single-family home continued at record highs in February 2017, according to the monthly market report released Tuesday morning by the Williamson County Association of REALTORS®. Total home closings in Williamson County in February 2017 climbed to an all-t...
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Two named to posts at Williamson County Association of Realtors

Two named to posts at Williamson County Association of Realtors
Tracie Dycus has been named Director of Education and Nadreen Bagoun has been named office management assistant for the Williamson County Association of REALTORS®. Lisa Wurth, 2017 president of the association, cited growth in the organization as having driven the promotions.     “Along with many organizations in Williamson County, WCAR is experiencing an excitin...
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JAROD TANKSLEY: Secure your home for that spring break trip

JAROD TANKSLEY: Secure your home for that spring break trip
As warmer weather starts to reveal itself with budding trees and daffodils poking they bright yellow blooms through the soil, it means spring break is very close.  Spring Break has always been an exciting time for our children. Mom and Dad in most cases are a part of that. Our children are consumed with having the ...
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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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