Author: Simon

October 22, 2018

Franklin September 2018 sales show 11.4% appreciation

I’ve tabulated September 2018 sales stats and they show double digit year over year appreciation (just the second time this has happened in the last 12 months).  Oddly, sales volume was notably lower (especially when you look at the 2 year time-frame).  As of the time of writing there are 583 Active real estate listings […]

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October 19, 2018

Rosemary Beach Property Owners Association Parking Ticket

Definitely filing this one under rants and raves, I wrote this post to help others that may receive a, “Rosemary Beach Property Owners Association Parking Ticket”, you’ll notice I put that phrase in quotes as this post is heavily geared towards search engine optimization. On October 18th 2018, my wife, a guest and I headed to […]

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September 26, 2018

Franklin August 2018 sales show 6.5% appreciation

August 2018 sales stats suggest annualized appreciation of 6.5% in Franklin which breaks down into the following detail: Sales of Single family residences in Franklin were up to 241 from 240 in Aug 2017 (and 210 in August 2016) The average home sold was 3,374 sq ft (vs. 3,116 sq ft in 2017 and 3,068 […]

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September 26, 2018

Ferris Bueller Superfan: Franklin TN Realtor, Simon Hartland

I’m certainly the easiest Ferris Bueller’s Day Off fan to spot in Franklin. Have you seen me out and about showing homes? As a 12 year old my world was about to be changed by the charismatic title character – as the movie finished, I told myself, “I want to live life like Ferris Bueller!”.  […]

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October 24, 2017

Franklin September 2017 sales show 0.7% appreciation

I’ve tabulated September 2017 sales stats and just as we had a surprise to the upside in July 2017 we have a surprise to the downside in September when the average Franklin home price appreciated 0.7% over the same period 12 months ago.  Here’s my breakdown of home sales in Franklin, TN: Sales of Single […]

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September 22, 2017

Franklin August 2017 sales show 6.0% appreciation

August 2017 sales stats suggest annualized appreciation of 6.0% in Franklin which breaks down into the following detail: Sales of Single family residences in Franklin were up to 242 from 210 in August 2016 (and 237 in August 2015) The average home sold was 3,116 sq ft (vs. 3,068 sq ft in 2016 and 3,053 […]

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August 25, 2017

How a night’s sleep can be worth thousands

A night’s sleep can be worth thousands to you in a negotiation. Don’t believe me?  Then read on! Disclaimer: No Jedi mind tricks were performed in the course of this negotiation. This week I was fortunate enough to work with a young couple that are first time home-buyers.  These are always exciting clients to work […]

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August 24, 2017

Franklin July 2017 sales show 16.2% appreciation

July 2017 sales stats are here and wow do they buck the trend we’ve seen recently!  Here’s what we know about home prices in Franklin, TN: Sales of Single family residences in Franklin were up slightly to 241 (vs. 232 in July 2016 and 245 in July 2015) The average home sold was 3,114 sq […]

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July 28, 2017

Franklin June 2017 sales show 5.6% appreciation

Hello again!  Here are updated sales statistics for Franklin real estate in June 2017: Sales of Single family residences in Franklin were slightly down to 238 in June (vs. 248 in June 2016 and 260 in June 2015). The average home sold was 3,088 sq ft (vs. 3,250 sq ft  in 2016 and 3,306 in […]

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June 23, 2017

Franklin May 2017 sales show 1.7% appreciation

Another month has passed up by so here are updated Franklin home sales statistics for the month of May. The scoop on home sales and prices in Franklin, TN are as follows: Sales of Single family residences in Franklin were up to 238 in May 2017 (vs. 216 in May 2016 and 200 in May […]

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