Brentwood, TN Real Estate News

By Vanessa Stalets, REALTOR, Brentwood TN Homes, Real Estate
(RE/MAX Elite)
With the slow season approaching and the sub-prime lender crisis looming large in the public eye can a seller still list and sell their home fast? Absolutely, if a few basic steps are followed. 1. Make sure your home is well maintained and looks it! Do touch ups to interior/exterior paint, manicure landscaping and add color! Clean, neat and bright are the keys to appealing to buyers. Make sure color schemes are neutral, a buyer must be able to envision themselves and their possessions in your home!2. Make sure you/your agent has thoroughly done the pricing homework. Look at comparative sales for the last 2 months, not the last 6-12. In a slower market you want to be competitive and base your price upon recent sales figures for your area and home type/amenities.3. Before you upgrade/repa...
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By Angie Vandenbergh, A Crye-Leike Blogger
(Crye-Leike, Realtors)
Are you interested in starting a real estate career and need to find a company to work with? Or are you already working in real estate and interested in learning why so many agents choose Crye-Leike? Upcoming Real Estate Career Night at the Crye-Leike Brentwood West Real Estate Office  (Map this office with Mapquest)We invite you to find out more about real estate and on becoming a real estate sales associate with Crye-Leike. Date: Thursday, August 2nd, at 6:00 pmRegister for this real estate career event in Brentwood. Crye-Leike is 4th in the Nation and has real estate offices throughout the Nashville area. We started in 1977 and have since been building a reputation as a leading real estate company. Crye-Leike provides the support, on-going training, technological edge, competitive co...
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By Paul Moye, Broker, GRI, SRES
(Benchmark Realty)
One of the most popular events in Crockett Park during the summer are the FREE concerts held in the outdoor amphitheater on Sunday evenings at 7:00PM.  This is an 11 year tradition bringing families together for great music and fun enjoying Crockett Park's beautiful setting.  Bring your blankets and picnic items and be ready for an incredible evening!!!!   June 10    Dean Hall, Blues Rocker (Tom T. Hall's son)June 17    Riders in the SkyJune 24    Okdies Concert, Mills BrothersJuly 4        The Kadillacs & FireworksJuly 8        The TamsFor more information visit http://www.brentwood-tn.org/   
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By Laura Dickenson
(The Dickenson Group, Keller Williams)
Brentmeade subdivision is located off Concord Road in Brentwood, TN.  Brentmeade is a custom home neighborhood that was built primarily in the 1990s.  Each lot is one acre.   Homes currently sell in the 600,000s to 900,000s.Reasons that people choose Brentmeade:  Large lots and well-built custom homes, convenience to I-65, Cool Springs and Downtown Nashville, Excellent Brentwood schools, Convenience to Crockett Park for childrens' activities, convenience to Brentwood Family YMCA.
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By Laura Dickenson
(The Dickenson Group, Keller Williams)
Most people I know like to keep up with the value of their home.  Even before my REALTOR-life, I went to open houses to keep up with the homes in the neighborhood. (makes you feel a bit like Mrs. Kravitz, but I digress)   You'll be happy to know that an investment in a Brentwood home is still paying off.  Our median home price has risen 5.29% in one year, from Jan 2006 to Jan 2007.  There are currently more homes for sale, which technically means there's "more competition" when you sell you home.  However, my experience is that there are still many Brentwood areas where homes will sell in days if not hours! Here's the breakdown for this month. Homes for sale:710 homes for sale compared to 625 for sale Jan 2006 (up 13.6%)87 days on the market compared to 109 days last year  (down 20.2%) ...
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