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If you’re drawn to middle Tennessee then one great option is Rutherford county. Growing at a frantic pace, Murfreesboro, Tennessee serves as the county seat of one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Considered the center of population for the state of Tennessee.
Low cost of living
There are many reasons why you should choose Murfreesboro as your next home. For one, the cost of living here is low here in comparison to other cities of Tennessee. Median home prices here are $181000 while median household income is slightly more than $50000. As compared to the national average, the cost of living in Murfreesboro is 5.4% lower. Imagine the kind of savings that you can achieve when you buy a property and start living in this city. There is no dearth of modern amenities for you especially in the world of entertainment as there are many parks and recreational attractions in the city.
Quick and easy access to all major cities of Tennessee
Murfreesboro lies pretty close to capital Nashville (35 miles), allowing residents quick and easy access to the capital in just a few minutes. In fact, more and more people desirous of living in Tennessee are giving up Nashville as an option and preferring Murfreesboro instead because of lower property prices and lower cost of living.
The motto of the city of Murfreesboro is ‘Creating a better quality of life’. With the rapid growth and development of amenities in the city, it is clear that the administration is leaving no stone unturned to make Murfreesboro one of the best places to live in the USA.
Excellent educational opportunities for kids
If education of your kids is your prime concern, you can sit back and relax as Murfreesboro has a strong system of public and private schools to look after the educational requirements of children. The city is also home to Middle Tennessee State University with an enrollment of more than 25000 students. You sometimes get the feel of living in a college town when living in Murfreesboro.
There are many homes for sale in Murfreesboro Tennessee when you decide to make Murfreesboro your next home. However, it is prudent to consult a local experienced realtor to strike a good deal when buying a property.
Live with Shannon
April 23rd at 2pm to 4pm
Join Shannon Orrand with Team George Weeks for an Open House and live-stream at this beautiful 4 bedroom brick home located in north Murfreesboro in the Oakleigh community. Beautiful custom millwork, hardwood, fireplace, in-ground pool and more!
Ask Shannon questions on live video or come on down to the Open House and ask in person. This home is in a wonderful location and at a great price!
Home Staging 101
By Macie Orrand
Home staging and getting ready for those showings can be an overwhelming feeling. Here are some tips to keep in mind when you think you are ready to put your home on the market!
Home Staging Tip for #1 – Declutter
When you begin to declutter the house it can become a bigger project than you had intended. Take it room by room. DO NOT start out in one room and then decide to stop to start on a different room that you think will take less time. Finish one room before moving on to the others. Trust me you will thank me later. Keep in mind not everything needs to be decluttered. Below are some main areas to check for clutter.
Linen closets/Bedroom closets. Actually any closet, in general, you should check!
Bathroom and kitchen counter tops
The tops of the kitchen cabinets and refrigerator
Why are these areas so important to declutter you ask? Well, if the buyer sees that you are running out of space they will feel like they will too. Making these spaces look open and still usable is a desirable characteristic that buyers look for at showings! Which leads me to my next point!
Home Staging Tip for #2 – Enlarge the Rooms
Try to make the rooms look larger. The bigger the room look, the more space the potential buyer sees! Here are some ways to do that!
Placement of furniture
Light, natural paint colors
Less wall décor
Open blinds and curtains to let natural light in
And of course….Decluttering 😉
Home Staging Tip for #3 – Clean & Repair
Fix any cosmetic repairs and stains that will turn off buyers. If you dont want to see it, then chances are neither will someone looking at your home to buy.
Home Staging Tip for #
4.) Go ahead and box up a couple of items. Here is what to pack away and why!
Pack away any picture frames that are NOT attached to the wall. Having a lot of pictures on display may make it hard for the buyers to envision themselves there.
Pack away anything that is not being used! Out of sight out of mind is my motto!
Here is a tip for packing that I always tell my sellers, “If you can’t see this item in your new home…throw it out or sell it.” Do not pack something that you will not need or want to take with you to your new residence. It makes unpacking easier and faster!
Homes for sale in Murfreesboro are selling fast today but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to prepare your home. Making sure you have the perfect realtor/team to help you do that will ensure you will get the best price for your home!
We can help! Call Team George Weeks – RE/MAX Elite (615) 948-4098 Direct or (629) 202-7333 Office.
by Macie Orrand
Team George Weeks and Iberia Mortgage have created a family fun day to show their appreciation for their clients! Saturday, March 18th the theater was packed with people who have helped make Team George Weeks what it is today! The morning was spent watching the newly released Beauty and the Beast live-action Disney film featuring freshly popped buttered popcorn and refreshments. The theater was packed with past and present clients with their families and it was great for Team George Weeks to catch up with the people we have served over the years.
Family is important to us here at Team George Weeks and we are determined to provide a day for relaxing with the family to our clients every year. We would like to thank everyone who has allowed us to be apart of their lives and trusted us with the sale or purchase of their home!
The customer appreciation day was everything we hoped it to be and more. The movie featured all of the songs seen in the 1991 Disney animated film.We had guests from all ages in the theater and everyone enjoyed the movie. The children were not frightened of the beast and the storyline from the 1991 film remained the same in this picture.
I would rate the movie overall 5 out of 5 stars. The actors and actresses blew away any expectations I had for the film. It was a joy to reminisce back to my childhood and to have enjoyed that moment with our families was extremely valued.
Tennessee Housing Agency Development Agency offers payment assistance in 55 targeted zip codes located in 30 Tennessee counties in for qualifying applicants through he HHF (Hardest Hit Fund) Down Payment Assistance Program.
For more information on this and any other mortgage questions contact Belinda Arender – IBERIABANK Mortgage.
Shannon explains her journey to becoming a top realtor in Murfreesboro, TN. We learn about her past experiences and the changes in her life as well as the people who helped her start her new career. Shannon also tells us how she discovered not only a new job but a new passion in her life that she truly enjoys.
Team George Weeks is proud to call Shannon a member of our team and a good friend as well. Give her a call if you have any real estate needs or questions. She’ll be happy to help!
Direct (615) 753-3251
Office (629) 202-7333
Shannon Orrand is a real estate agent with Team George Weeks at RE/MAX Elite in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Each office is independently own and operated.
This week in episode 3 of Ask the Agent, Shannon Orrand answers the question “What price per square foot can you expect to pay to build your own home?”
If you have anymore questions please give us call at Direct (615) 948-4098, Shannon (615) 753-3251 or the office (629) 202-7333.