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Who doesn’t want to get a good deal on a home? It’s normal for home buyers to try and negotiate with sellers to get the best deal possible.

But in this seller’s market, where homes are selling fast and buyers don’t always have a lot of wiggle room to negotiate, you may be wondering if you can still bargain.

The good news is, yes, there are still concessions you can get. We share some things you can haggle with your seller even if they don’t want to budge on price.

Ask sellers to make repairs to the home.

If the home you are buying needs some repairs, it can be an excellent opportunity to ask your seller if they can make repairs before they sell. If damages come up during a home inspection, sellers would likely agree to a concession since

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While house hunting, you might have seen some listings of homes sold “as is.” Home buyers might find these types of homes attractive because they’re typically priced lower than similar houses. Before you purchase an “as is” home, you must be able to decipher if the home is sketchy or not.

Here’s what to watch for if you plan to purchase a home as is.

Potential Foundation Problems

Correcting foundation problems is one of the most expensive repairs you can do to your property. The foundation of a house is one of the most, if not the most important, part of a house. Purchasing a home with a faulty foundation can cause you thousands of dollars to fix the problem.

All poured concrete foundations will crack sooner or later, but hairline cracks

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With luxurious finishes and timeless design, this incredible home feels like a dream come true! At first glimpse, you are welcomed by three sets of french doors leading to a beautiful stone-covered porch and professionally manicured landscaping. This gorgeous home is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the coveted Troubadour community that surrounds it. The home itself is a masterpiece of architectural perfection, boasting a sunny, open floor plan that is sure to impress.

Listed by Marabeth Poole - LCT Team

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Autumn is finally here, and that means it’s time to head out into the crisp, cool air and enjoy the many fall activities available to us here in Middle Tennessee! And if you haven’t picked a trick-or-treat destination yet, take a look at our recommendations for the best places to trick-or-treat in your neck of the woods.

Cheekwood Harvest
1200 Forrest Park Drive | Nashville
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Cheekwood Harvest is one of Nashville’s most treasured autumn celebrations. The oaks, maples, dogwoods, and many other species among their thousands of trees have begun to change their colors, and activities for the whole family are being set up alongside the art exhibits, statues, and gardens surrounding Cheekwood Estate.

Families with young

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Nashville and the surrounding area boast an art scene that grows continually. Our artists are diverse, innovative, and committed to creating works for the community to enjoy and interact with. Throughout the year, Middle Tennessee’s art galleries are open, with new works and exhibits shown often.

Additionally, our region hosts various festivals and art crawls, all of which are vibrant celebrations of the talented artists who make their homes here. In fact, with so much art to choose from, you may have trouble deciding which art crawls and exhibits in Middle TN are best! If so, today’s Top Ten list is for you.

100 Taylor Arts Market
100 Taylor St | Nashville

1oo Taylor Arts Market is located in the Germantown neighborhood within a massive

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Located on a quiet Murfreesboro cul-de-sac, this entertainer's dream allows you to enjoy your own personal resort-style living in the coveted Riverview community!

This single-level, fully renovated ranch has had everything updated – inside and out. The home offers high-end finishes throughout, a pool room, a private pool area, a covered porch, a gym, a home office, plenty of storage, an extra deep two-car garage, and much more. You don't want to miss out on this dreamy property!

Listed by Rachael Harmon - Harmon Home Team

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How is the market? It’s a question our agents get asked a lot, and for good reason. If you’re considering buying a new home or selling one that you already own, the market trends and predictions are important in the decision-making process. Below is our most recent market update information for Davidson, Maury, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson, Bedford, Coffee, Dekalb, Robertson, and Montgomery counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

 

 

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Nestled in East Nashville's Lockland Springs, this storybook cottage brings all the feels! This home is an inviting and creative place to live, grow, and create your life’s story. Being within walking distance of all the popular gathering places, this glorious renovation leaves no detail left undone and allows different levels of living inspiration. The spacious main floor flows from living to culinary creation to entertainment with gentle ease. An amazing outdoor experience overlooks the expansive backyard that backs to the park. There are two bedrooms on the main floor and a private, spacious, primary ensuite upstairs. Down to the third floor, you can find a masterfully inspired gathering space with so much vibe, inside and out. You have to see this

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One aspect of home ownership that we appreciate most is the ability to choose a home that perfectly suits our needs. A growing family will often choose to upsize, perhaps making room for children, pets, crafting areas, or a home office. At a later stage, however, homeowners may begin to recognize several signs it’s time to downsize.

There are plenty of benefits to be gained by downsizing. Still, we recognize how difficult it can be to leave behind a home in which your most precious memories have been made.

Let’s go through several excellent reasons to downsize.

You Plan to Age in Place

Aging in place has multiple proven benefits, including improved physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being metrics. Still, if your current home

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In the US, 60% of people say they play video games at least once per day, and 70% of gamers are over the age of 18. The average gamer is now 34 years old, meaning that millennial homeowners are statistically very likely to be invested in gaming on at least one of the popular platforms. Today’s blog post is all about creating the ultimate gaming room here in Middle TN!

Spring for High-Speed Internet

While 5 Mbps may be sufficient when you’re streaming HD content online, it’s the bare minimum for online gaming. We recommend that avid online gamers (especially those who share their internet connection with other family members who game or stream content at the same time) invest in the best internet speeds available.

Pro Tip: Make sure the

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