Real Estate News Round Up: October 11th, 2013

This Week in Tennessee’s Real Estate News:

Nashville Home Sales up 15.9% in September

The Nashville Business Journal :: Written by Nevin Batiwalla :: October 8, 2013

Home sales in the Nashville area were up 15.9 percent in September compared to a year ago, according to the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors.

There were 2,626 home closings reported for the month, up from 2,266 a year prior.

Year-to-date, 23,720 home closings have been reported in Nashville, up…

Read More: Nashville Home Sales Up 15.9% in September

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Urban Planning Expert Points to Nashville’s Redevelopment Opportunity
The Tennessean :: Written by Getahn Ward :: October 10, 2013

Abandoned retail strip shopping centers and other existing non-residential properties around Nashville represent opportunities for redevelopment to meet future demand for new space, one of the nation’s top urban planning experts said here Wednesday.

“In my view, the future is the redevelopment of existing commercial corridors and you know how to do it,” said Arthur C. Nelson, a professor of city and metropolitan planning and executive director of the Metropolitan Research Center at the University of Utah. He was speaking at the annual meeting of the Nashville Civic Design Center.

When residential subdivisions are approved, it’s assumed they’ll last 170 years, but…

Read More: Urban Planning Expert Points to Nashville’s Redevelopment Opportunity

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Predators Beat Wild 3-2 for First Win This Season

Sports Illustrated :: October 8, 2013

Pierre+Marc+Bouchard+Nashville+Predators+v+IIsMY0vXLI7lEric Nystrom almost felt sorry for Wild goalie Josh Harding coming off the bench to defend a penalty shot.

Almost.

Nystrom scored his first career penalty shot at 11:14 of the first period for the game-winner Tuesday night and the Nashville Predators earned their first win of the season with a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild in their home opener.

“You couldn’t have scripted it any better to score a goal like that, kind of dramatic fashion and ended up being the game winner against your former team…

Read More: Predator’s Beat Wild 3-2 for First Win This Season

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