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By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 10
As we get rolling into 2008, the best sources are indicating that the Nashville market is extremely healthy. According to Moody's Economy.com, Nashville's housing market is "faring better than the markets of other larger metro areas and it maintains a positive outlook."  One of the reasons for th...

By Vanessa Stalets, REALTOR, Brentwood TN Homes, Real Estate
(RE/MAX Elite)
Comments 22
Brentwood Tennessee Real Estate   Fences are made from many materials, and many styles.  This makes choosing a fence difficult. However, the decision of choosing a fence can be made easier.  Before shopping for a fence, a few preliminary steps can save you a lot of time, and you will be less fru...

By Vanessa Stalets, REALTOR, Brentwood TN Homes, Real Estate
(RE/MAX Elite)
Comments 243
Yep, that's right, I am done, finished, I quit!Smoking that is. Today is my first smoke-free day! Yippeeee!!!I have smoked for almost 26 yrs! I started very young...sigh. Wish I never had now.Last week my hubby's nephew who is 36(a year and a half younger than me) had a quadruple(yes 4) bypass!  ...

By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 5
On December 16, 2007, the Tennessee Association of Mortgage Brokers' president, Brian Short, was quoted in The Tennessean as saying "I can't see how mortgage brokers are responsible for the increase in foreclosures." Yet, one of the largest lenders with sales channels in both direct sales and via...

By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 0
For 12/14/2007...30 Yr Fixed Conforming - 6%15 Yr Fixed Conforming - 5.75%5/1 LIBOR ARM - 6.125%30 Yr Fixed Jumbo - 6.375%30 Yr My Community - 6.875%30 Yr Fixed Interest Only - 6.375% *******************Kevin Michelson, CMPS, MBA is one of the few mortgage originators in the state of Tennessee to...

By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 0
With Subprime lending virtually non-existing, expanding FHA will give the mortgage and Real Estate markets a nice shot in the arm. FHA Loan Expansion Heading to a Vote Washington Post (12/14/07) P. D1; Cho, David Senate legislation to revamp the Federal Housing Administration mortgage program has...

By Vanessa Stalets, REALTOR, Brentwood TN Homes, Real Estate
(RE/MAX Elite)
Comments 7
Brentwood Real EstateAfter installing and fastening your drywall, you need to move on to the taping and compound stage.  This is an important stage because the final look of your walls will really be determined by how well you apply the mud or compound to your drywall.Here are three of the most b...

By TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 1
About once a week one of my inspectors or I run into an electric panel somewhere in a garage or laundry area that is inaccessible due to personal storage. Often times, permanent shelving being placed over the panel face so that it cannot be removed or the door opened as on the case below. Some li...

By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 1
OK, let's be honest about our Middle School experiences. There probably isn't a time in life were being like everyone else is as important as Middle School - just fitting in is an accomplishment. So when the school dance came around, you probably did what just about everyone else did - stand agai...

By TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 4
I remember my first white Christmas while living in Michigan as a child. There was the smell of roasted pecans, cinnamon, nutmeg and gingerbread cookies. My parents were drinking eggnog as we decorated our tree. Snow glistened on the moonlit landscape outside our window. I sometimes yearn for tho...

By TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 5
Water Heaters – Facts and Common Violations As a licensed home inspector for the State of Tennessee and an ASHI certified home inspector, the most common water heater violations I see with water heaters center around the Temperature, Pressure, Relief (TPR) valve. Water heaters are pressure vessel...

By TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 5
As a licensed home inspector for the State of Tennessee and an ASHI certified home inspector, I am continually in and out of properties almost daily; some new - some old. Generally, it is the older properties that I find really fascinating.I entered the master bath of an ‘80's style ranch and fli...

By TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 1
 If you have one, when was the last time that YOU entered, inspected, or had your crawl space professionally inspected?   As a licensed home inspector for the State of Tennessee and an ASHI certified home inspector, I have seen a lot of damage in the under world that could have been avoided by pe...

By TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 2
Chimneys are basically very small structures. Just as your house needs a roof to keep water from entering, so does your chimney. Chimney crowns are simply chimney roofs. The crown should slope down from the flue liner at a minimum of 3 inches of fall per foot of run. Flat or improperly sloped cro...

By Dr. Doris Marlow, Brentwood Real Estate
(Brentview Realty)
Comments 2
With so many new companies moving to the Nashville area, more and more people are finding Williamson County, especially the areas of Brentwood and Franklin, to be very appealing.  Unlike most large cities, the Nashville area has very few gated communities.  One of the best known gated communities...

By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 2
This one shows the history of rates since 1790. Rates too high? Are you kidding me? Get some perspective...Provided by Jim McMahan, Mortgage Market Guide*******************Kevin Michelson, CMPS, MBA is one of the few mortgage originators in the state of Tennessee to hold the prestigious designati...

By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 3
I recently had a buyer choose to not buy a home because "rates were too high." Certainly an excuse but here's some evidence to fire back at someone if you get the same point of resistence.Provided by Jim McMahan, Mortgage Market Guide*******************Kevin Michelson, CMPS, MBA is one of the few...

By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 2
Lenders use various indices to adjust interest rates as economic conditions change over time. Lenders add a certain number of percentage points, called a margin, to the index to establish the interest rate borrowers must pay.LIBORLondon Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR)LIBOR is the rate of interest...

By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 1
As our parents grow older and their life expectancy rises to previously unseen levels, we are faced with a growing dilemma: how to finance the higher costs associated with assisted living facilities, in-home care and medical expenses without going broke.We all want to care for our loved ones, but...

By Kevin Michelson, MBA, Nashville Insurance
(Liberty Mutual)
Comments 0
Are you a speculator or investor? Great fortunes can be made and lost in real estate. As a Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist, I am committed, qualified and equipped to help you implement the seven keys to profitable real estate investment: Determine Level of Liquidity - liquidity is the abil...

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