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Blog Posts Archive
The Secret to Winning Every Negotiation Before it Starts
How to Find Quality, Affordable Contractors in Nashville
Nashville Home Seller uses Little-Known Technicality to Cancel Contract
Here's your Inside-Information for Price Negotiations in Nashville.
How to Write a Winning Offer in Nashville
How to Find the Right Nashville Neighborhood for You
What's Up with Nashville Prices?
Here's Why a Win-Win Negotiation Strategy is a LOSS for You
This is Magnetic Real Estate Marketing
This Small Step has a Massive Impact on Price
The bulletproof way of pricing your home
Avoid This Common Mistake When Getting Your House Ready To Sell
If you plan to move, you need this road map
A look back at 2020
All Sales are Final
This is what everyone needs for the holidays
One more lender mistake you want to avoid at all costs
If your lender does this, you have serious problems
Is this a sweetheart deal or unexpected nightmare?
Who has time for serious problems?
Is this a special opportunity or a horrible mistake
This Insider Information helps you uncover the best agents
How School Ratings Affect Your Home Value
Sell it yourself and make LESS money
Should you renovate before you sell?
Saving money? This could cost you more
How to use this housing myth to your advantage
How do you protect yourself when buying a home?
Is this a red flag?
That Dog Won't Hunt in Nashville
If you are moving to Nashville, this is for you
Don't let your agent do this to you
Are Home Prices Falling in Nashville?
5 Amazing Places to Walk and Hike in Nashville
Where do you find your inspiration?
Forbearance To Free Up Your Cashflow
You are better than any doubts you have about yourself
Here's some good news about Nashville
Do you hear the struggle in their voice?
Here's what the Chamber says about Nashville's future
Don't get caught in this mess
The single biggest mistake renters make in Nashville
Has this happened to you?
Secrets of a billion dollar negotiating strategy
The Oprah story you were never told
Where Forbes says you should invest
If you want value in Nashville, this is for you
This is what the experts predict for Nashville in 2020
My promise to you...
What do you want first?
If you want to go far...
Is this a deal killer for you?
I know what you're thinking
Here's why you need to pay attention
Most agents see this the wrong way
When it doesn't pass the smell test this is what you do
This is what scared General Jackson more than bloody war
The most haunted home in Nashville
This New Technology Helps You Sell Your Home
When you should NOT buy a home
The trauma is fresh on their minds
This Is What Happens When The Trend Continues
This is NOT how you get rich in real estate
5 Stages of Tennessee Foreclosures
No Country for New Nashville
When lenders fail, here's what you should do
This is why you need more than a listing
Is it OK for you to never want to own a home?
Your mind lies...and other things I learned fasting for 90 days
Don't get alarmed when you see this
This is what to expect from a John Cooper victory
Who can afford that kind of mistake?
This is what the last 3 recessions tell us about Nashville
It's not true
This is how New Construction weakens your home sale
If you haven’t guessed already...
Did Illinois make wholesaling properties illegal?
Where do you stand in this contentious debate?
Strange is the New Normal
Is this a bad sign?
Here are the 3 biggest problems with Instant Offers
Do exclusive listing networks benefit you?
This is like Christmas in July
The one thing holding back Nashville
You Get What You Need
Why you never change dates at the big dance
Here's why John turned down an offer worth millions
Massacre on Main Street
This is your clue to listen carefully
This is when I expect the Nashville market to change
Where are all the homes for sale in Nashville?
The 'True' Art of the Deal
Your nature is to take advantage of opportunities like this
Would you consider this a conflict of interest?
Warning: Look for this in your contract
This is why the old adage remains true
Fat man in Nikes beats Tesla in 1/4 mile
Can you guess who is lying?
How to get the best advice for your home repairs
This is critically important to your next step in life
The red flag in Nashville's job growth
How to get tough with your REALTOR and why you should do it
Here's what they leave out of the headlines
This was crazy...in a good way
This is when it's best to own in Nashville
Why do you care what they think?
When you hear affordable, think available
This is how you approach the dirty side of real estate
Three lies and the truth about Amazon in Nashville
Will you cry when faced with this?
4 Reasons Why You Should Move to Nashville
Why 2019 might be your year to win in Nashville
This proves the best time to sell your Nashville home in 2019
Don't let a bad appraisal derail your home sale
This is crucial when marketing your home for sale
Their obsession is your key to happiness
Here's how to get the best return on renovation costs
Politics as usual?
This is how Amazon's latest move affects Nashville
This is how the Shutdown affected the Nashville Market
Wanna know what your neighbors did last night?
Two things you will never see me do
What you need to know about the Fed's decision
This is how Belichick (and you) build a team
5 Warning Signs of a Bad Real Estate Deal
Do you find this helpful?
This is taking a toll on your health and bottom line
Did Nashville Rank on the Hottest Markets List?
Nashville's growing debt and what you can do about it
It's a great time to be in the market right now
What a strange season for mortgages
Drink to you!
The most remarkable part is how your clients respond
Do you ever get tired of being judged?
This Time Of Year Brings Out The Best (And Worst) In People
Did Nashville Get Hit Hard By A Slowdown?
This is why you'll love living in Nashville
This is How the Business Works in Nashville
Is Nashville growing the right way?
The Death of For Sale By Owner
This is what the market in Nashville is like
10 Reasons Why You'll Fall in Love with Nashville
Here's the Good News
Your Agent Says It's Ok, But The Buyers Said No Way
In tough times, this is all that matters
Is A Guaranteed Buyer Worth $10,000 To You?
This Is What A Balanced Market Looks Like In Nashville
This is Rising and its Not All Bad
Is Nashville A Top Player Or On It's Way Down?
If You're Worried About Nashville, Look Here
What You Place On The Pedestal Controls Your Life
HOAs Bite Where It Hurts The Most
The best way to solve your problems and write hit songs
More change is right around the corner
Is this Fake News?
This Is The Worst Place For Your Real Estate News
This is the new reality for Nashville Real Estate
To Truly Succeed, This Is What You Need Most
This Is Strange...And Here's The Whole Story
This Is A Safety Concern For Buyers
This is what you'll find in the fine print
Your Move Doesn't Have To Be Scary
After Three Crazy Years, Nashville Needs This
I Was Shocked When I Saw This On The Report
This Is The Next Best Thing To Cash In Real Estate
Why You Should Avoid The 401K Home Down Payment Trap
This Should Be At The Top Of Your Agent Checklist
How To Live Large On A Budget In Nashville
Have You Seen These Recent Changes In The Market?
I Tell You This Crazy Story To Illustrate One Thing
Strange Things Happen When You Ignore The Warning Signs
Are Are You Afraid Of Buying At The Worst Possible Time?
Here's Why June was Off the Charts in Nashville
Are you frustrated with the market in Nashville?
These Bizarre Trolls are Coming for You
Do you believe this home is $2,800 per square foot?
The Strange World of Short-Term Rentals in Nashville
Is Nashville Overpriced?
In Order To Win As A Buyer, You Need To Be This Tenacious
The MLS secret that you are missing out on
This Is Why IKEA Just Rejected Nashville
Why I Plan To Be The Most Arrogant Agent In The World
What looks simple to you can be the most difficult part
Heres one way I support you
April Showers Bring More Inventory In Nashville
Every time you feel like quitting, remember this
Like sunshine on a rainy worksite
Nashville's Problem Is A National One
The Power Of Dangerous Storms And How To Stay Safe
Spring Is The Season For Scams
This Will Crash In A Low Inventory Market
If transit wins, how will it affect your value?
Can you help with this? It's easy
Being Wrong Has Never Been More Rewarding
How To Generate A Feeding Frenzy Of Buyers In 11 Easy Steps
10 things buyers do to win more multiple offers
What You Need To Know But Rarely See in Real Estate
What You Need To Know About The Fed Rate Hike
Why I Think AMP Was Bad And Transit Is Good
How Will Nashville Fare In The Next Downturn?
One Way You Can Profit And Lower Your Taxes
Here's What Breaks The Market This Time Of Year
Advice From One Of Nashville's Top Developers
This steals 15% of every dollar you have
In the fight for affordability, Metro increased prices
This list is important to the future of Nashville
What happened to the market in January?
Yes, it's true and a little misleading
Would you like to own a piece of the show Nashville?
Metro got it right this time
If you met your Senator, what is the first thing you'd say?
This Will Be Hard For You To Believe
They Banned AirBnB But Did Not Fix This Problem
Some Call It Bizarre And I Say It's Crazy
Would You Risk it All to be the GOAT?
Could they be more wrong?
Here's Your 2017 Nashville Year In Review
This Amazing New Service Is Not Found On Zillow
Why Now Is The Best Time To Prepare For 2018
Why AirBnB is on the Chopping Block...and What You Can Do to Help
Who Is Getting Rich On The New Taxes?
Was this the first Christmas miracle of 2017?
This is what you do when everyone is distracted
Feeling overwhelmed by information? Here's your best solution
Here's the first prediction of the new year
From hired to fired in less than one day
The next tech breakthrough is already in your pocket
Is Nashville the new model for affordable housing?
The one thing every investment needs to be successful
This is a day that Mary will never forget
This Is Another Encouraging Sign Of The Nashville Market
If you think Spring is the best time to sell, then this is for you
What's your home worth in today's market?
Most People Would Skip Right Over And Not See This
What's more important than your principles?
Focus on what you can control
Ugly photos are your best friend
Scary Neighbors Make Great Fences
It's strange how few people are talking about this scam
How to find the next hot neighborhood in Nashville
This partnership guaranteed a win for Franklin
This will change the most in 2018
A new fight at an old fort
What did you fail at this week?
What's your home worth one year from now?
If you live in Nashville, this is important
The High Cost of Congestion in Nashville
What does Jolly know?
How to Instantly Get Ahead of Your Competition
What this retail disaster can teach you about growth
Mad at your neighbor's mess? Do this instead
Warning: All you bachelorettes better behave in Nashville
The finance myth and what you should never send to me
This is one of the strange things you'll find in Nashville
Is there a problem with new construction in Nashville
How NOT to buy a foreclosure
Your options: Growth or Death
Speed is important, but this gets you to the end zone
Why I won't make promises like this
One solution to a growing problem in Nashville
Five Million Americans are Counting on You
How to profit from your real estate agent
Just like your Nonna used to make
This is the best way to overcome your fears
This is the easiest way to buy affordable housing in Nashville
When Should I Start Looking For A Home?
One if by Leverage, two if by Standards
Did you consider this competitive advantage?
What's hotter than a Keith Urban guitar solo?
My agent is lazy
This is a multiple offer situation
Verify then trust
Beware the dangers of the easy offer
Live like Saturday Night
Nashville is Expensive and Here's How to Beat It
This Strange Thing Was Just Discovered During An Inspection
Miracles Are Made When People Are Different
What You Should Do When The Foreclosures Disappear
The Consequences Of Nashville's New Law And What You Can Do About It
Love the house, but dread the paperwork
How To Get Over Your Fear Of Buying In Nashville
The Latest On The Short Term Rental Ban In Nashville
Real estate wire fraud and how to avoid it
Is this the start of a new trend?
How spending $150 can save you $458,000
You don't have to be crabby
If you want value, Nashville will get you there
Why agents don't like to put in lowball offers
Nashville Orientation is now open
4 ways to get the best out of your property manager
What You Don't Want To Catch At A Foreclosure Sale
It's what you don't know to ask that costs the most
Just one in a long line of difficult steps
Who you ask is as important as the question
What happens when you don't care what other people think
Was my April Market Report Fake News?
Is it the right time?
5 Ways To Avoid Costly Repairs With New Construction
A little known way to save $2,000 every year
Should you buy if there are foundation issues?
What Happens When You Follow Your Heart
Why Antioch is the best location for IKEA in Nashville
The tallest home in downtown Nashville
This Is The Difference A Great Coach Makes In Your Life
Quick Update on AirBnB and the Nashville Metro Council
That one time life did NOT play a trick on me
Do you hate being locked into a contract?
Seller's Market: Should I wait it out or what
The day they gave me the Big Orange Screw
Are These Signs Of A Slowdown In The Nashville Market?
How to make decisions like a master negotiator
Top 10 Bizarre reasons why Nashville should ban AirBnB
How to find the best buyer for your home
How I fell in love with Nashville
The end may be near, but the fight is not over
They are building more than homes
Will Trump's Tax Plan destroy homes values or affordability?
This is key to Nashville's amazing growth
Should you expect a huge property tax increase?
What do you believe in?
More than you promise
Here's where most people fail in negotiations
It's not always as good as it looks
I had no other choice
Nashville came this close to a record
Your least favorite class was the hot topic of the day
Is Bellevue, Nashville's next hot spot
Nashville's perfect storm
Promises are like potholes
This Neighborhood's growth is beating expectations
Why home sales crash and how to prevent it
You don't know what they don't know
Opendoor then open wallet
The top 3 mistakes new investors make
When you don't think you need help
If you have a choice, be the change
3 keys to selling your home for more money in less time
Will the Fed destroy the housing recovery?
What this letter says about you
Who spends $100,000 to save $12
Last chance for property tax relief
The real reason for Nashville's growth
The case against Spring as the best time to sell
Will Nashville overcome the huge shortage of lots?
Life is zero fun right now
Two for the price of one...
To show my appreciation...
As you look across the horizon, one thing is obvious
There is strength in you, I can see it
Crazy Open House Update
Yesterday was a big day for me
The home automation nightmare you need to consider
Is this the most bizarre open house?
The best medicine for home inspection headaches
Raiders of the Last Home (in Nashville)
Bigger is not always better
The anti-solar answer to your energy needs
Could you use $15,000 in down payment assistance?
Did you see me on the news last night?
Why most people fail in negotiations
When you aggression turns to arrogance, you lose
Should you fire your mortgage broker?
When will the bubble bust in Nashville?
Why winter is not the worst time to sell your home
Here's the latest on Nashville's battle for short term rentals
Guess who has the flips?
They have the ultimate trust and confidence in each other
Success Secrets of the #1 villain in NFL Football
Avoid big losses with common homeowner mistakes
Nashville's War on AirBnB
Why the hedge fund king was dead wrong about investing
How their music changed the world
It's not what you know that costs you the most
Did you forget to check all of the boxes?
How strong was Nashville in 2016?
What you should do when the game is over
Here's how the deed scam works
Thinking about New Construction?
What I learned from the most hated man in college football
She said it only happens to those with anxiety
Why you'll fall in love with Nashville
Why he went from homeless to humanitarian?
Three chords and the truth
Would this be a deal breaker for you?
This will make your day
This is better than a crystal ball
The price is wrong?
My gift to you!
So you think your neighbors are crazy
The most amazing thing just happened
A secret strategy that helps banks sell for top dollar
Buyers are Clue-less without this report
Forget the holidays...this is Value season
How Jimmy Buffett lost his hair in Nashville
George Costanza School of Real Estate
She's sweet, middle aged and has these problems
For seller: when does the negotiating stop?
To buy or rent, what's the best option in Nashville?
After reading this, you'll want this info
When your value skyrockets, how does that affect property taxes?
From epic failure to legendary success
Hotter than a snowflake in August
Who is your rosebud?
Nashville's amazing growth and how NOT to mess it up
You can learn from this mistake
Steve Jolly for the Board of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors
Hank, why were you so big?
Beware of the Flip and Flop
5 forbidden questions and why I can't answer them
Where NOT to buy in Nashville
How this judge's bizarre ruling affects Nashville investors
The best solutions are not found in bright, shiny objects
5 strategies for selling above list price
Your affliction is an asset of great value
How the election affects the real estate market?
We're in this love together
This is the future of the Nashville Real Estate Market
What's 150 years old and still on the job?
I fished it out for you
I need your help
Would this problem be a deal killer for you?
When you hear these claims, sound the alarm
Nashville's lost music history
Dumpster diving in Nashville to save the world
Are you worried about Nashville?
Are you ignoring me?
My promise to you in the upcoming mortgage battle
I'm guessing that you hate him
This is why I love Nashville
You are as bizarre as the company that you keep
What's in the mind of today's buyers?
How to get more buyers interested in your Nashville home?
This life balance theory was shot down in flames
How picky is the inspection?
The one thing your agent should be telling you
Do you walk the talk?
Are you the gazelle or lion this morning?
Would you call it the summer slump?
Your price is too high
What is standing between where you are and where you want to be?
What entrepreneurs should look for when buying a home
What to do when there are no comparable homes
A few things to know about the kick off clause
This just happened
He jumped a train and never looked back
New construction is up, yet sales are down
This Mystik is the real deal
Divert your course immediatley
What happens when you're not afraid to say yes
There is a difference...somehow
I could be wrong about it
Here's how he made it to Rio
This is a sign of a healthy market
When things go wrong, it can be so funny
Your happiness in just a few degrees
This is how to hedge your real estate bet
No sugar coating or sprinkles included
The #1 problem with new home construction in Nashville
This is why they are always smiling
Do you believe this myth?
That will put more than your car in the ditch
This is how he fought the government and won
The complete opposite of everything you wanted
Your place of refuge from the troubles of the world
Is the age of the home a detriment to resale?
How your distance to downtown Nashville hurts value
Beware of the "spaghetti method" of making an offer
How to discover your hidden super power
Escaping from a prison you made
This is what destroys your leverage
You got the wrong Guy
This is my final offer
What his greatest gift had to do with failure
The numbers just don't support it in Nashville
As simple as possible, but not simpler
We must hang together or we will all hang separately
The bizarre state of REO sales
Hot Chicken on a Brexit
What's your home really worth?
Where are all the For Sale By Owner homes?
After 959 failures she said, never give up
When you have a choice: make changes, not excuses
Quick Thin Offer
How do you know they are real?
Good News! The Jerk is out
The seller refused to move and how to avoid it
It started here in 1974 with a bizarre murder
Is Nashville the Ricky Bobby of Real Estate?
These 5 characteristics will save you from crazy buyers
Are you careful what you ask for?
This is what you do before buying investment property
The fate of "Nashville" is up in the air
This was the wakeup call that I never wanted
Why do people make extremely low offers?
How one simple act can create something amazing
Do you really want the skinny chicken?
Three rules of highly effective organizations developed by the Special Forces
Leadership Lessons from A Night with Saddam
If curiosity killed the cat, what killed the customer?
What price would you put on it?
The police often question him and not just because they find him interesting
Where the catfish are more dangerous than sharks
How teamwork and high expectations wins championships
Do you know what's busier than a vacuum in a dirt factory?
Are you really annoyed with your home search?
Guess who hijacked this blog this morning?
How many engineers does it take to sell your home?
Nashville's growth is like a wildfire out of control
How to recapture your leverage in a seller’s market
Did Twitter just show you how to sell your home quickly?
Frustration flowing at the Old Hickory Dam
Are you now required to rent to criminals?
This is the biggest problem facing buyers in Nashville today
Why some deals die a quick death on the closing table
Why I became a Realtor (and it's not what you think)
Here we go again (or maybe not)
The Nashville Bear who restored faith in people
How to break through the fear of moving
3 Characteristics of High Functioning Organizations
This is what happened when Jordan lost his Mojo
DId you receive a letter like this one?
It's in my best interest to hold your interests higher
How the small problems are key to the big goals
Here’s more valuable resources for short term rentals in Nashville
No slowdown in sight for our fast-paced Nashville real estate market
Short Term Rentals: A Nashville gold mine or a bottomless pit
Where you will find value in a seller's market
You should hear an alarm every time you see this
What to do when you are going in circles
Why I'm nobody's fool
How to avoid those bad surprises at closing
Love your neighbor; just don't take down the fence
Who would you hire: the chicken or the pig?
Here's the app that gets you the real estate info you need on the go
Do you know who packs your parachute?
Why I never wear green on St. Partick's Day
What You Should Know About Property Taxes
Warning: The Latest Real Estate Scams and How to Avoid Them
The Bizarre World of Abandoned Nashville
From Destitution to Destination: The Story of Downtown Nashville
The Moneyball Strategy for Nashville Real Estate
One Man's Trash is Another Man's $500,000
Why the Experts are Wrong About the Holidays
The Secret to Our Success
Doomed from the Start
Who Just Rode Into Town?
4 Buying Opportunities in the Life of a Foreclosure
4 Keys to Tackling Real Estate Paperwork
10 Nashville Halloween Hot Spots
4 Keys to Remarkable Real Estate Negotiations
The Best Farmers and Farmer's Markets in Nashville 2014
5 Great Ways to Celebrate July 4th in Nashville 2014
Here's Woodbine: A Nashville Neighborhood on the Rise
Nashville Real Estate: You Can't Afford to Wait to Buy