James Houk's Blog Posts

The Importance of a Septic Inspection When Buying a Home

If you’re considering buying a home in Middle Tennessee, it may or may not be connected to a city sewer. While most homes in Nashville are on public sewer, many suburban and rural homes

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What it Means When the Listing Says the Home Is Winterized

Winter weather can freeze pipes, potentially causing extensive damage to the home.The Winterization ProcessWhile not every unoccupied home for sale in Middle Tennessee is winterized, it can be a

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Avoiding the Winter Listing Blues

One challenge with winter listings is that buyers have difficulty visualizing how the property will look come spring.  As the homeowner, you've been there in the summer season, and quite

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Why Renters Should Consider Buying

Many Nashville renters qualify for a mortgage but don't realize it, and could be building equity in a home of their own.Helping Renters Assess Their OptionsAn important part of my work as a Realtor

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Do I Really Need To Get A Home Inspection?

Buying a home is typically one of the biggest investments people make in their lives, and the various costs of purchasing one can add up quickly, tempting buyers to try and save where they can. ;

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Five Signs You've Outgrown Your Home

Homes aren't meant to be static, and we adapt them as our needs change over the course of our lives, but there does come a point where your family's life expands past your home's inherent strengths.

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