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September housing numbers show lower sales, higher prices

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Memphis-area home sales for September decreased 9.5 percent from a year ago, with 1,424 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of Realtors’ property records database. Sales were down 4 percent from August, when there were 1,483 total sales. The average sales price from September to September was down 0.7 percent, at $159,420. Inventory […]

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Area home sales are up 13.1 percent since 2014

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis-area home sales for August increased 13.1 percent from a year ago, with 1,483 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) data property records database. Sales were down 12 percent from July, when there were 1,685 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 1.8 percent at […]

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Bartlett builds on 3-month housing sales price trend

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An almost seven percent increase in year-to-date median sales prices highlights Bartlett’s real estate success. The city has sold 617 homes this year for a median price of $171,000. Last year, it sold 567 units for a median price of $160,000, according to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR). The suburb’s July numbers resemble […]

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2015 Woman of the Year: Patti Jennings

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Originally from Memphis, Patti Jennings had made Bartlett home since the mid ’80s. Her passion for real estate work has helped to make Bartlett and the Mid-South in general a good home for many other families too over the past 32 years. Jennings owns Norman Realtors in Bartlett, and she buys, sells and manages properties […]

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MAAR reports uptick in Bartlett home sales

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Bartlett home sales have jumped in the past year as opposed to other nearby suburban areas. The median sales price of a Bartlett home during the month of May has increased 8 percent since last year, according to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR). Thirty new homes have been sold this year in the […]

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At a Glance for May 14, 2015

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Housing prices rise, inventory also improves The Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) released new data on May 8. “Pricing is up,” said MAAR President Thomas Murphree. “Inventory also took a small step up, which will give buyers a few more options moving forward.” The Memphis Area Home Sales Report for April showed the following […]

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Arlington targeted for $70M vets’ home with 250 new jobs

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Shelby County leaders and Arlington’s top brass in particular were happy to hear last week’s news that 40-45 acres at the town’s old Arlington Development Center location was recommended as the site of the state’s newest veterans’ home. The development is estimated at $70 million, not including the land acquisition, and will be designed to […]

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Lakeland board approves new subdivision, promotes special census

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Lakeland’s city board approved modifications to a new subdivision, got an update on this winter’s abundant potholes, got updates on the city’s special census and discussed a hike in the county fire fee during the March 12 regular board meeting. Lakeland Commons The board approved the Lakeland Commons Planned Development, bounded by U.S. 70 on […]

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‘Snowpocalypse’ barely chills home sales

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When snow blankets much of the Volunteer State, icy roads, closed schools and shuttered businesses can cause a slight slowdown — or “snowdown” — for real-estate activity. But industry leaders say weather’s effects are barely a blip on Tennessee’s upward momentum in transactions of single-family homes and condos. The inventory of available homes continues to […]

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Free March 14 class teaches home buying tips

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — People can learn the ins and outs of buying and selling homes at a free class to be offered in Memphis this Thursday. The class will be 10-11:30 a.m. March 14 at Crye-Leike’s Hickory Ridge office (3565 Ridge Meadow Parkway). Leaders of the class will be Tina Black of Clear Point Credit Solutions, […]

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Real estate experts to give insights into Memphis-area trends March 3

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SUMMIT DETAILS When: March 3. Program at 2 p.m. and reception at 4 p.m. Where: Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC), 1801 Exeter Road, Germantown Cost: $50 for MAAR members and $70 for the general public. Registration: Advance registration is required; for more information go online. GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — Real estate leaders will offer their reviews and […]

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Legals for Jan. 22, 2015

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FISCAL YEAR 2016 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN Shelby County’s Department of Housing will hold a public hearing to discuss the Shelby County housing and community development needs in preparation of the Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Action Plan (HUD Program Year 2015) at the following date, time and location: Thursday, February 19, 2015 […]

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