Location Strategy 101 – Stay Close to Your Competition

Over the years we have worked with tons of clients looking for that perfect space for their business.  And of course, the first factor we consider in the search is “Location, Location, Location!” No matter the sector you are in, be it Retail, Hospitality, Medical, Office, Service, Industrial or otherwise, location is one of the determining factors of your success. Your Real Estate holdings can literally make or break your business. That’s why we wanted to get to the core of one of the top strategies to ensure your success – staying close to your competition.Continue Reading →

Earnest Money Best Practices – How Much “Trust” is Needed in a Real Estate Transaction?

How do you know if you can trust someone? Earnest Money in Real Estate is, in theory, a financial good faith offering showing that you intend to purchase a property and perform tasks to close per contract guidelines and stipulations. But does Earnest money mean you can really trust someone to perform? It’s currently very common in Middle Tennessee to make an offer on a property with some “trust” money on the line to show a Seller that you have some skin in the game. If you mess up, you could risk losing out big time. Below are some of the most common Earnest Money best practices and stories according to Owner and Managing Broker, Liz Gatlin.

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How to Win a Bidding War in Nashville’s Hot Housing Market

If you are buying a home in Nashville right now chances are you may run into the infamous bidding war.  Our namesake, Athena, is the goddess of war strategy, so this topic is right up our alley! Here are our rules for making the most of this stressful situation and winning out the war for the property of your dreams. If you are a first time home buyer, looking under the $300K mark, or want a deal, then a bidding war is almost guaranteed for your future and you need this list!Continue Reading →