Greater Nashville REALTORS® Speaks Out Against STRP Bills
Friday, January 17, 2020
Members and staff of the Greater Nashville REALTORS® attended the January 16, 2020, Planning Commission meeting to listen to discussion and speak out against three bills on the commission’s agenda that night. All three bills dealt with new, potentially harmful regulations on Short Term Rental Properties (STRPs) in the future, if the bills passed. Greater Nashville REALTORS® President, Kristy Hairston read a letter that was also submitted to the Planning Commission detailing our concerns with and opposition to all three bills.
2019 goes down in the history book with new precedent
Monday, January 13, 2020
Last week, I shared about homeownership and why it matters to me. The National Association of Realtors Aspiring Homebuyers Profile approximately 75 percent of non-homeowners and 90 percent of homeowners said homeownership was essential to the American Dream.
2019 Housing Market Reaches Historic High
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2020) – Final numbers for 2019 indicate there were 42,356 homes sold in the region, compared to the 39,514 closings in 2018, the total sales for 2019 were up 7 percent. This is the highest number of home sales since 2006. There were 3,482 closings during the month of December, according to figures provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS®. This is a 20 percent increase from the 2,881 closings reported for the same period in 2018.
Why homeownership matters
Monday, January 6, 2020
Happy New Year! As the Greater Nashville Realtors 2020 president, it is my joy to share real estate insights with you for the next 52 weeks. Please journey with me through the year as we cover critical topics to keep you informed and empowered about one of the most important investments any person can have, which is real estate. But first, I thought I would share a personal story of how I discovered the importance of homeownership.