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The 20% Home Down Payment: A Myth or Necessity? 

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If you are a first time home buyer, you are probably wondering about the infamous 20% down payment. Do you really have to put down 20% of the total? What happens if you pay less? In this blog, we’ll go over the basics of down payments and the benefits and downsides to whatever payment option [...]

Common Misconceptions About Millennial Home Buyers

Common Misconceptions About Millennial Home Buyers

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Millennials — love them, hate them, they’re just another generation of people with a label. Whatever your perceptions may be of those born from 1981–1997, keep in mind that they might be misperceptions when it comes to this generation and home buying. That’s right, millennials are growing up and settling down, despite what you might [...]

The Up-and-Coming Areas to Buy a Home in Middle Tennessee

The Up-and-Coming Areas to Buy a Home in Middle Tennessee

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There’s no doubt that Middle Tennessee has become a hot topic over the past few years because of its capital city, Nashville. With all that attention, the real estate market has been booming. There’s been a lot of change that’s attracting college students, recent graduates, and established families alike.  As you can imagine, it can [...]

Things to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Things to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

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As winter approaches you might be dreaming about escaping the cold weather that comes along with it. Or with the new year in sight, you’re considering the many trips you’ll take to your regular vacation spot. With all of this in mind, have you considered investing in a vacation home? Whether you live in Tennessee and [...]

Why Real Estate is Booming in Middle Tennessee

Why Real Estate is Booming in Middle Tennessee

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Have you been looking into relocation? Why not consider moving to Middle Tennessee when the market’s hot!  Why Middle Tennessee? Over the past few years, Nashville and the Middle Tennessee area have become hot topics. Music City has been embracing its time in the spotlight. First, there was the hit show (ABC’s “Nashville”), then a growing [...]

Negotiating Tips Prospective Home Buyers Should Know

Negotiating Tips Prospective Home Buyers Should Know

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While in the process of buying a new home, there are many things prospective home buyers should learn. One of the most important skills someone looking to buy should master before the upcoming process is the art of negotiation. People looking at homes should go by the suggestions below to close a sale that is [...]

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Which Type of House Is Most Suited For Your Style

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When dreaming of a new home there’s usually an emphasis placed on the features it will hold within its walls… but architectural style is a factor that’s just as important! You will have to see the outside of your house on a daily basis; with this being the case you should definitely take its exterior [...]

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3 Tips for Buying Your Second Home

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When the time comes to purchase your second home, whether you are looking for more space or an investment property, there are some important things you need to know. It’s always a good idea to soak up as much knowledge as possible when purchasing property of any kind, especially for your first and second homes. Cooke [...]

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Why Is a Free Home Valuation Beneficial?

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The home selling marketing is on the rise. Now is the time to know how much your home is worth. A free home valuation, like one from Cooke Realty Partners, can be an invaluable tool if you are considering selling your home and taking advantage of the scorching market. Even if you are not planning [...]

How to Find the Right Home Inspector

How to Find the Right Home Inspector

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So you’ve just found the home of your dreams in the neighborhood you’ve had your eyes on for years. In a situation like this it can be easy to get ahead of yourself, but it is vital to have patience. A thorough examination from a trusted home inspector can not only prevent unfortunate surprises, but [...]