The country music capital of the world is home to Nashville, Tennessee. Also is known as “Music City” because music is rooted deep into the very heart and soul of Nashville. You can always find live music playing in Nashville at any one of over 150 live music venues dotted throughout town. Nashville is the home of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. Not to mention the Gaylord Opryland resort and convention center which hosts the Grand Ole Opry. And if that were not enough to sooth your ears, there’s also over 60 musical events and festivals throughout the year including the CMA Fest and the Americana Music Festival.
Most apartment dwellers know that space is important. For some, the management and organization of small spaces is an art form executed with style and grace. While for others, it’s a chaotic mess. When it comes to patios for apartments managing small spaces can be challenging for anyone. Hopefully with just a little bit of help from us you can tackle that apartment patio and make it your very own little slice of outdoor heaven.
You might be thinking that owning a home is too expensive. Today’s real estate market is red hot in most large metro areas but despite the strong markets in the big cities the overall real estate market hasn’t fully recovered nationally. There are still plenty of places to find a great deal on a home. If you’re one of the many people who are paying outrageously high rents it may actually be wiser and more affordable for you to buy a home instead of renting.
Eco friendly and energy efficient homes are all the rage lately and rightly so, it is estimated that the average single family home in America consumes around 960 Kilowatts hours of electricity and roughly 12,000 gallons of water every single month. You can clearly see and understand why being energy efficient is incredibly important. Eco friendly technology is great for the environment because it can help conserve our natural resources. As an added bonus this tech can also save you a ton of money on your monthly bills and who doesn’t like saving money? So why not pad your pocket with some extra spending cash and help save the planet at the same time.
Chicago is one of the best places to live in America. There are so many reasons to fall in love with Chicago. It has gorgeous architecture, great weather, amazing food, sandy beaches on Lake Michigan, a storied and unsavory history, great sporting venues, and really awesome people. Chicago really does have it all. It has the upbeat fast paced lifestyle of New York City rolled into Midwestern charm. But of all the reasons to love Chi-town, the housing market is probably the best one. (more…)
One of the first questions we are always asked about Rent-to-Own home sales is how the payments are different from a traditional mortgage. While there are quite a few differences between a traditional mortgage and a rent-to-own at the end of the day a rent-to-own home is just a different way of purchasing a home. Think of a rent-to-own home as a way for you get into the home you want to buy before you actually buy it. You’ll start of the process by signing a lease purchase agreement. This agreement states that you’ll have a set period of time to rent out the home and when that time has passed you will then take out a mortgage and purchase the home. (more…)
We know buying a home in the rent-to-own market seems like a daunting task for anyone, which is probably why you’re here learning about the process. One of the items on your checklist could be deciding whether you should seek the services of a knowledge real estate agent. The truth is, it really doesn’t matter if you use a real estate agent or not. While there are pros and cons to using a real estate agent, the bottom line is finding the right rent-to-own home for you and your family. (more…)
Winter is over and spring has officially moved in. While you may be sitting on your patio sipping iced tea and eating cookies there is a big, looming task lurking in the back of your mind. Spring cleaning rears its ugly head once again and beckons you to clean up all those messes that inevitably occur during the cold winter months. Spring cleaning is a truly satisfying rite we humans have been performing on our dwellings for a long time and has a storied history that crosses many ancient cultures.
Luckily for you we’ve got some great tips to make your spring cleaning task a cinch. (more…)
Qualifying for a Rent to Own property
Now that you’ve learned more about the benefits of renting to own a home, you may be ready to take the first step forward to becoming a homeowner. But how do you know if you qualify or meet the requirements necessary to be able to lease-to-own a property of your own? Let’s discuss some key factors landlords will look at when determining if you are a trustworthy candidate for a lease to own purchase of their home. (more…)
The housing market could be in store for some changes in the near future. One of the top survey’s which captures consumer sentiment on home purchases has fallen after breaking a few records back in February. The Federal National Mortgage Association, more commonly known as Fannie Mae maintains a long standing index compiled from answers to an NHS survey. The index, called the HPSI (Housing Purchase Sentiment Index) is intended to gauge consumer confidence in the housing markets and is comprised of six components. Five of those components fell in March, some dramatically.