Decluttering Before Moving Can Help Your Staging

By Mary O'Neil

If you’re about to move to a new home, there is one thing you absolutely must do: Declutter before moving. Really, this is your big chance! There is no better excuse than an upcoming move to unload dead weight. Think about it: For one, moving costs money—an average of $1,170 for an in-state move or…

Don’t Forget to Factor In Commute Times

By Mary O'Neil

In 2015 the typical American could expect to spend about three hours and twenty minutes longer getting to and from work than in 2014. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 11 million of us drive an hour or more to work each way. Since 2009, commute times have increased in most of the U.S.’s…

Common Mistakes Made By First Time Home Buyers in Nashville

By Mary O'Neil

We’ve all bought things that we’ve later regretted: high waisted jeans, perms, time shares… the list goes on. In most cases, for regret purchases, the only thing you’re out is a little bit of money. But what if you paid too much for a car and later realized you couldn’t afford it? Making bad decisions…

Using Social Media To Get the Most For Your Home!

By Mary O'Neil

Using social media, like Facebook, is a powerful tactic to help sell a home fast. Most buyers use online tools in their home searches, which is exactly why you should heed the following tips when posting your home for sale in Nashville, TN, or anywhere else in Middle Tennessee, on Facebook. Use a Social Media…

What Problems Could Ruin Your Closing?

By Mary O'Neil

Whether you’re selling a home in Donelson or planning to list your home for sale Green Hills here’s the lowdown on some common issues that can cause a home sale to fall through. From a leaky or aging roof to a positive radon test in the basement, there’s probably a lot on your home sale to-do…

Why Are People Moving to Nashville? Jobs, Food, and Fun!

By Mary O'Neil

Nashville is definitely experiencing growing pains, but its eccentric style and booming real estate values make it an attractive option for relocation. And according to the Nashville Chamber of Commerce, almost 100 people are moving into town a day. And I’ve got some insight as to why! Despite an influx of newcomers, Nashville retains a…