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May Showed Improvement for Housing Inventory

Posted by Anthony Stephenson // July 4, 2014

May showed improvements for housing inventory Though tight inventory has continued to be a problem for first-time home buyers during the housing recovery, conditions improved in May.According to Zillow’s Real Estate Market Reports, the inventory of for-sale homes in the U.S. increased 11.8 percent year over year in May. Month over month, there was a 4.3 percent […]


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Justifying Your Property Renovations

Posted by Anthony Stephenson // June 28, 2014

Justifying Your Property Renovations When looking to increase your property value through repairs and/or renovations, you must always be able to justify it. Why are you doing what you’re doing? It’s easy for some folks to think that a huge, $30,000 kitchen renovation will mean a $30,000+ increase in the overall value of the home. […]


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Good Tenant Relations And Rent Collection

Posted by Anthony Stephenson // June 15, 2014

  We’d all like it to be as easy as being able to depend on a check at the first of the month, but rent collection is not always a simple process. It falls into landlord responsibilities to make sure rent is paid in a timely manner, though you may work with a property management […]


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Finding A Good Property Manager For Your Rental Property

Posted by Anthony Stephenson // June 1, 2014

Not everyone is cut out to be a property manager. If you’re a real estate investor who has decided not to take on the responsibilities of property management yourself, it’s vital to make sure your properties’ day-to-day duties are in good hands. On the flip side, maybe you’re an investor wondering what it takes to […]


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Improvements verses ROI?

Posted by Anthony Stephenson // May 14, 2014

Will improving your home make it sell quicker? Will it make you money in the long run? Generally speaking, the most serious buyers will come to see your house within the first 2 weeks on the market. You want your home to be ready to go when that first buyer walks in. Keep in mind […]


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Home Improvement Ideas

Posted by Anthony Stephenson // May 4, 2014

Real estate agents and investors should have a full arsenal of ideas on hand at all times in order to help make homes more attractive and salable. Check out the following list of potential home improvements to consider. Print it out and keep it handy. Better yet, save it to your desktop for easy access and […]


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Rutherford County Real Estate Market Continues to Improve

Posted by Anthony Stephenson // March 24, 2014

There is no doubt that the real estate market in Rutherford County is improving.  2013 real estate numbers show improvement over 2012.  Closed sales were up nearly 18% and more than 4,400 homes were sold.  The average sales price rose from $163K to $175K and listing inventory was down 6%. The housing market in Rutherford […]


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