Local Realtors®, Songwriters Address Housing-Affordability Crisis
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Nashville, Tenn. (January 29, 2020) — The National Association of Realtors®, Tennessee Realtors® and Greater Nashville Realtors® are proud to host a special event to shed light on the nationwide crisis of housing affordability and its overall impact on our city and state.
Realtors help buyers move to new states
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Buying a new home and moving is stressful no matter what the situation, but moving in an unfamiliar area or new state adds additional levels of preparation and consultation. With planning and a lot of organization, you can make the process substantially easier on yourself.
Public education helps build communities
Monday, January 20, 2020
Being a Nashville native, I appreciate the role our public schools play in communities. When thinking about what makes a community stand out, there are many factors to consider? Two examples are culture and people, but a central part of any community is public education.
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.