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Franklin TN Real Estate Blog

Tammie White, the Principal Broker/Owner of Franklin Homes Realty LLC has been writing a real estate blog since 2009. From the contents of her website, www.FranklinHomesRealty.com, it's easy to see that she has established herself as a local expert. Even the search engines recognize her authority concerning Franklin Tennessee real estate. 

A blog, short for web log, is the easiest way for Tammie White of Franklin Homes Realty LLC to communicate information quickly to consumers who are in the market to buy or sell a home in Franklin Tennessee. You will learn a lot about our town and the services we provide by reading and following the real estate blog posts written below.

April 5, 2017

Is Your Listing Data Accurate in the MLS?

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner of Franklin Homes Realty LLC

Is Your Listing Data Accurate in the MLS? Franklin Homes Realty LLCSellers can live or die by the data entered into their local mulltiple listing service (MLS). This information is usually syndicated to a variety of real estate search websites including Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com. Due to Broker Reciprocity this data is also syndicated to local brokerage and agent websites. Franklin Homes Realty LLC is one of the latter sites.

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Posted in Selling
April 4, 2017

Franklin TN Home Selling | What is Internet Marketing?

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner of Franklin Homes Realty LLC

If you are thinking of selling your Franklin TN home you need to have a better understanding of internet marketing. We can't tell you how many times sellers think internet marketing means their home will show on websites such as Realtor.com, Zillow and Trulia. That is NOT internet marketing. That is listing syndication. It takes no effort at all on your agent's part for your listing to appear on these websites. The local multiple listing service automatically syndicates your listing to these sites. 

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Posted in Selling
Feb. 27, 2017

What's My Franklin TN Home Worth? 2016 Home Sales

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner of Franklin Homes Realty LLC

What's My Franklin TN Home Worth? 2016 Home Sales | Franklin Homes Realty LLC

Franklin TN home sales did very well in 2016. While the number of homes closed in 2016 saw a slight increase 2,182 homes in 2016 versus 2,143 in 2015, the average home prices rose 5.8% from $508,588 in 2015 to $538,295 in 2016. The average days on the market dropped from 63 days in 2015 to 56 days in 2016, an 11% decrease.

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Posted in Market Reports
Jan. 6, 2017

What's My Ambergate Home Worth? 2016 Home Sales

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner of Franklin Homes Realty LLC

What's My Ambergate Home Worth? 2016 Home Sales

Given that Ambergate is such a small Franklin neighborhood with just 19 homes, it's not unusual for there to be no home sales in a given year. However, 2016 had 3 closed home sales versus the one home that sold in 2015. The average sales price for 2016 was

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Posted in Market Reports
Jan. 6, 2017

What's My Albany Pointe Home Worth? 2016 Home Sales

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner of Franklin Homes Realty LLC

What's My Albany Pointe Home Worth? 2015 Home SalesAlbany Pointe home sales saw a decline in home sales for 2016.  The number of homes closed dropped from 7 homes in 2015 to 3 homes in 2016, a 57% decrease. The average home sales price also dropped from $630,700 in 2015 to $605,500 in 2016; a 4% drop.

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Posted in Market Reports
Jan. 6, 2017

What's My Abington Ridge Home Worth? 2016 Home Sales

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner of Franklin Homes Realty LLC

What's My Abington Ridge Home Worth? 2016 Home SalesAbington Ridge home sales remained strong in 2016. This small neighborhood of just 104 homes located east of Interstate 65 off Murfreesboro Road in Franklin is highly desirable to those commuting to Nashville.

There were 7 closed home sales in 2016. The average home sales price rose 2.5% from $534,542 in 2015 to $548,000 in 2016. The average days on the market

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Posted in Market Reports
Sept. 7, 2016

You're Under Contract to Buy a House in Tennessee, What's Next?

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner of Frankin Homes Realty LLC

You're Under Contract to Buy a House in Tennessee, What's Next?We have the privilege of working with many home buyers relocating from other states. There is always a lot of confusion about what is standard in Tennessee versus the state where buyers currently reside.

You finally found the right house. You're under contract to buy a house in Tennessee, what's next?

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Posted in Buying
July 24, 2016

SOLD Spring Hill TN Home on Acreage: 3094 Duplex Rd

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner, Franklin Homes Realty LLC

When relocation buyers contacted us about purchasing a Williamson County home on acreage, we began an exhaustive search to find them the right home. As is often the case, these buyers had never visited Middle Tennessee before. They had heard about our beautiful area through word of mouth. After doing an online search, they found Tammie White of Franklin Homes Realty LLC and quickly arranged to meet.

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Posted in SOLD
June 27, 2016

Selling Your Franklin TN Home? Make Repairs Prior to Listing

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner, Franklin Homes Realty LLC

Selling Your Franklin TN Home? Make Repairs Prior to ListingWe have spent the last two weeks working with a couple who were looking to purchase a Franklin home on acreage. Our inventory is limited and many of these properties are over-priced but that is a subject of another blog post. The buyers thought they'd finally found something that checked all their boxes.

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Posted in Selling
June 22, 2016

When Buying a Franklin TN Home Should I Use Multiple Agents?

Written by Tammie White, Principal Broker/Owner, Franklin Homes Realty LLC

When Buying a Franklin TN Home Should I Use Multiple Agents?We receive calls every day from buyers who have registered on our website and would like to view properties. Our first question, "Are you working with a real estate agent?"

We are often surprised at the number of people who will say they don't want to commit to one agent. When we pursue this further, buyers will admit they're afraid they'll miss the right house by using one agent. In other words, buyers think

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Posted in Buying