Realtor Reflections

Real Estate Agent - Stamps Realty
My blog is solely an avenue for thoughts and reflection, whether it be on the real estate market or the client relationship. If you are interested in Franklin TN real estate or Leipers Fork Real Estate or would just like to get to know me better, check out either of my websites at: or
While there are many things you can do to help sell your home in Franklin, TN (staging, pricing it right, make it easy to show, keep it clean, professional pictures, etc.), there are a couple of MAJOR THINGS all homeowners need to do... BE REALISTIC. Yep.  I said it.  This economy applies to you....
COME BE MY NEIGHBOR! It's not often a home on less than 5 acres goes up for sale in Leipers Fork.  It's even more rare, when the home goes up for absolute auction... especially on Old Hillsboro Road! On Saturday, Sept 3 at 10:00, that is exactly what is happening at my neighbors house.  The aucti...
Maybe I'm fortunate.  I usually tend to be pretty laid back.  Usually.  Sometimes, though, you need a reminder to just relax.  THIS is a great reminder to focus on what's important (and let go of what isn't). Have you ever gotten up in morning and just had a strange premonition that it as going t...
I love this analogy!  It really puts into basic common sense why you should never go home shopping without being pre-approved.  Lending qualifications have become so varied over the last couple of years, it just makes sense to make sure you can buy BEFORE you start looking.Would you go grocery sh...
If you've never been to Leipers Fork TN, you may wonder why we live here. THIS is why! Community, Caring and the desire for something special. Care to join us?    
WOW!  This just came from our local Association of Realtors: Freddie Mac reported on Aug. 18 that the 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 4.15 percent for the week from 4.32 percent the prior week, marking the lowest level since 1971.  The 15-year fixed mortgage rate dropped to a new low of 3.36 ...
One of the things I love about our little town of Leipers Fork is the way it seeps into the heart of everyone who visits.  Many a "tourist" has driven through the countryside, oohing and ahhing at the the rolling pastures of beautiful equestrian estates and decided to stay.  In fact I'm one of th...
There's been a lot of talk about the "new" Old Theatre.  Completely refurbished and remodeled.  There's something so charming about heading to a historic theatre - like stepping back in time.  From their website:  Our enduring romance with the Franklin Theatre began in the summer of 1937 when the...
On Saturday June 25, 2011 at the Boyd Mill Farm will be hosting their annual Blackberry Jam Festival. Boyd Mill Farm is home to "u-pick" blackberries. You can also get raspberries, apples or pears when they are in season). Of course, there's jam too! Better yet, no harful chemicals or pesticies a...
I just wanted to share a great article about our Little Leiper's Forkneighborhood.  The Downtown Leiper's Fork Association has done a great job in promoting our little town.  DLFA "strives to ensure Leiper's Fork is a destination that welcomes and connects people from all walks of life." This sta...

Tori Stamps

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