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May222015

Empty Nesters Reclaim Space

Empty Nesters Reclaim Space

High school graduation season is in full bloom.  Are you a soon to be or an empty nester looking for ideas to reclaim space in your home? Article By: KATY MCLAUGHLIN, Wall Street Journal When the kids move out, some parents are quick to reclaim childhood bedrooms and create dream spaces…

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May52015

15 Hottest Housing Markets Right Now

15 Hottest Housing Markets Right Now

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, MAY 01, 2015 The housing market has been gaining strength this spring, according to realtor.com®’s latest housing report. Median list prices rose to $225,000 in April – up 9 percent year-over-year. As prices rise, homes are staying on the market for less time too….

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Mar92015

February home sales in Nashville up 12 percent

February home sales in Nashville up 12 percent

Source: The Tennessean Roughly 2,091 residential properties changed hands in the Nashville area last month, a 12.6 percent increase from February 2014. With sales pending at the end of February up nearly 11 percent year over year, home closings for March should also be higher than last year. “February sales…

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Feb92015

PRESS RELEASE: The Jones Company Announces New Home Sites Adjacent to Percy Priest Lake

PRESS RELEASE: The Jones Company Announces New Home Sites Adjacent to Percy Priest Lake

THE JONES COMPANY ANNOUNCES NEW HOME SITES ADJACENT TO PERCY PRIEST LAKE Arbor Crest at the Lake neighborhood planned for Hermitage area in Davidson Co.   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Jones Company, a Nashville-based home builder, has announced Arbor Crest at the Lake as the newest Hermitage planned community. The…

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Jan272015

Google Fiber is coming to Nashville

Google Fiber is coming to Nashville

The company announced it is building its fiber network in Nashville, bringing faster Internet connection and a TV service to residents as it upsets the playing field among local Internet and cable companies. Google Fiber’s enhanced speed — as much as 100 times faster than traditional broadband — has been…

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Jan122015

A new home for less than $400K in Williamson County?

A new home for less than $400K in Williamson County?

In Williamson County, where the average home price topped $455,000 at the end of the year, is it still possible to find an affordable new house? Josh and Vania Jackson think so. After a disappointing search for a home near downtown Franklin, they looked farther south in Thompson’s Station’s Canterbury…

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Jan92015

Creative Storage Ideas for Every Room in Your Home

Creative Storage Ideas for Every Room in Your Home

“Getting organized” is often at the top of most homeowners’ to-do lists, especially after the holidays when it’s time to put away decorations, holiday lights, and gift-wrapping supplies, and tidy up after holiday guests have left. But instead of buying expensive organizing kits and bins to help you get your…

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Jan72015

Homebuilders keep pace with changing lifestyles

Homebuilders keep pace with changing lifestyles

The way families live in their homes is changing, and homebuilders are introducing new designs in Williamson County to keep pace. The Jones Co.’s new Carriage Series design features the company’s “Life Triangle” open layout. Goodall Homes is offering one-level houses designed for aging in place. Pulte Homes has “life-tested”…

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Dec302014

PRESS RELEASE: The Jones Company Responds To Market Trends With Release Of New Home Plan Collection

New Carriage Series offers prestigious European flair and is set to launch in Summerlyn neighborhood NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Jones Company continually monitors the lifestyle needs of discerning home buyers and, in response to the newest trends, has launched the brand new Carriage Series home plans. The Carriage Series offers…

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Dec82014

So you’re waiting to buy a new home because you think getting a mortgage is impossible?

So you’re waiting to buy a new home because you think getting a mortgage is impossible?

Think again! When it comes to buying a house, are you in the “no way I could possibly qualify” category?  Not enough cash in the bank for a down payment or closing costs? Credit scores good but not great? So much deferred student loan debt that you assume any lender would slam…

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