Nashville is Tennessee’s fastest-growing city: the Athens of the South! The city is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and is home to numerous colleges and universities. Located just a short drive south of Kentucky, the city along the Cumberland River is a crossroads of American culture, and one of the fastest-growing areas of the Upland South. Team Kipp is honored to serve the Nashville and larger Middle Tennessee communities for all their real estate needs!

Nashville Real Estate News & Articles

Lighting Conversion Plan

In 2007, Congress passed an energy act that required new energy-efficient standards for basic light bulbs. Standard incandescent bulbs are being phased out and eventually will be unavailable. The alternative bulbs differ considerably in price. LED bulbs are the most efficient but they also cost the most. CFLs are a less expensive alternative. Interestingly, the […]

Cash-In Refinance

Would someone really refinance their home and not take money out of it? Certainly, if they could get a lower rate, build equity faster and pay off the home sooner. For people with extra cash available, this can be very attractive compared to the low savings rates being paid by banks. In the example below, […]

Up-front Points to Lower the Rate

When loans are quoted by lenders, most buyers pay attention to the interest rate but not so much to the points that may be charged along with the rate. A point is one-percent of the mortgage amount and considered pre-paid interest that affects the yield on the loan. Buyers or sellers can pay points but […]