About Kim Reynolds, Realtor

Kim is a full-time licensed real estate agent with Keller Williams Realty and has been serving the Middle Tennessee market since relocating to Nashville in 2007. Whether you are considering buying or selling a home, she is here to help you through the entire process. She brings over 19 years of customer service, property management and finance experience. Kim has been married to her husband, Steve for 22 years and has two beautiful children. She grew up in a military family and has lived in 8 different states. She understands the value of your time and will work hard to help you with all of your real estate needs.

Finding the Right home


 

Finding the Right Home

[Murfreesboro, TN] — With all the choices in today’s market, how do you go about finding the right home? It seems the more research you do, the more alternatives you discover.

It’s important to visualize your needs and plan ahead. “Know what you want in a home, what’s important to you, and what you can live without,” Kim Reynolds, Realtor of Keller Williams Murfreesboro says. “Many of us start out with a champagne taste and a beer pocketbook, so it’s important to be realistic,” she adds.

Where and what you buy will affect you for as long as you live in the house. “Get your priorities in order before you start looking or even talk to a real estate broker or sales associate,” Reynolds says.

For first-time home buyers this is a new experience, so it’s especially important to do your homework. If you currently own a home, you know exactly what’s lacking. You may need another bedroom or bathroom, or a good school nearby.

First, decide where you want to live. A big part of the answer hinges on where and how you earn a living. If your job requires a lot of reading or is quite stressful, public transportation may offer valuable time to sit quietly. “Regardless, you should practice the commute in rush hour before you make a commitment. A seemingly quiet road can transform into gridlock during peak hours,” Reynolds cautions.

People with children have other major considerations: school and safety. If you plan to send your children to private schools, you can live where you want assuming you can easily arrange transportation. On the other hand, a lavish public school system may indicate high local real estate taxes. Check them out.

Obviously, lifestyle is an important consideration. People who frequently dine out, go dancing and attend the theater probably belong in the city or a close-in suburb. “In other words, make sure you’re in close proximity to the things that matter most,” Reynolds says.

It used to be that homes came in a limited variety, but today, you have many choices. In addition to the traditional single-family home, you can buy a townhouse, condominium or apartment condominium or co-op.

In planned unit developments (PUDs), you can find almost any combination. In condos and other such communities, make sure the rules and regulations, as well as the by-laws, match your lifestyle. This type of housing is great for people who want to own their own space without being responsible for mowing the lawn or repairing the roof; a management company handles that.

On the other hand, you’ll pay fees for these services. “In addition to checking the documents and financial soundness of the homeowner’s association, you must determine if the monthly fees are worth the services and additional amenities such as a swimming pool or exercise room,” Reynolds explains.

Affordability can be a factor not only in the type of housing, but whether it’s new or an existing home. Old houses often have fine woodwork or interesting nooks and crannies not normally found in new homes. They generally sit on landscaped lots with mature trees and grown bushes.

New homes may cost more, but you can make many more decisions on amenities, colors, carpeting and fixtures. “Make sure you’re dealing with a reputable builder, and have an attorney review all documents, Reynolds says.

Selecting a real estate professional is an important first step in beginning your search. “Ask for personal recommendations to find an individual who is knowledgeable about the neighborhood and has access to the local Multiple Listing Service,” Reynolds says. Make sure you feel confident about his or her knowledge and skills, and understand the business relationship that you have established between you.

Reynolds is one of more than 40,000 members of the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, who have attained the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation. As the world’s largest association of real estate professionals focusing specifically on representing the real estate buyer, REBAC is “The Voice for Buyer Representation,” with more than 40,000 active real estate professional members of the organization throughout the world.

To get started on finding the right home call Kim Reynolds, Realtor today at 615-556-1511 direct or 615-895-8000 office.

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Look into the New Community


Moving to a new town or even a new area of town it is important to become well acquainted with it as soon as possible once you move there.  Below are some resources you may wish to utilize to become more familiar with your new surroundings:

Newspaper-think about getting a regular subscription or a digital online subscription. This will give you an idea of what types of jobs are available in the community, social events and religious groups you may want to participate in.

The Chamber of Commerce-they can provide you a newcomer’s packet that is full of information about the local community.

Tip:  Keep the kids occupied and excited about the move by allowing them to plan their first sight-seeing tour or activity when you get to town.

I would enjoy being part of the equation when you have made the decision to move.  Please visit my website http://www.kimreynolds.net to get started on your search.  Happy moving!

Source, Everything Homebuying Book

OPEN HOUSE!!!!


2648 Chesterfield Ct, Murfreesboro TN 

Saturday, May 9, 2015
&
Sunday, May 10, 2015
2:00pm-4:00pm

Chesterrfield

***Listing Price $329,998!!!

“Fabulous renovated home located in sought after Riverbend. New paint and carpet throughout, tile, granite counters, ss appliance package, light fixtures & more. Master bedroom downstairs, bonus over garage, great floor plan. Entertain on the large deck.”

THIS HOME IS NO LONGER FOR SALE BUT WE HAVE OTHERS

MLS#: 1607985

Kim Reynolds, Realtor
Keller Williams Realty
450 St Andrews Dr, Murfreesboro TN
Cell: 615-556-1511
Office: 615-895-8000

HOME OF THE DAY!!!!!


1421 Marathon Dr, Murfreesboro TN

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***Listing Price $349,999!!!!

“Zoned triple Stewart Creek Schools. Exquisite brick home with open great floor plan. Kitchen has island and beautiful back splash. Extensive firm, hardwoods and tile floors. Remarkable 16×30 sunroom. Roof approx 6 months old.” 

THIS HOME IS NO LONGER FOR SALE BUT WE HAVE OTHERS

MLS#: 1615507

Kim Reynolds, Realtor
Keller Williams Realty
450 St Andrews Dr, Murfreesboro TN
Cell: 615-556-1511
Office: 615-895-8000

HOME OF THE DAY!!!!!!


791 Old Woodbury Pike, Readyville TN

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***Listing Price $474,998!!!!!

“This stunning brick ranch sits on 10.30+- acres, Open floor plan and privacy. All new flooring, paint, fixtures, stainless steel dishwasher, granite, tile. Hot tub, privacy gate, horse barn with tac room, insulated workshop with water and electric.”

SOLD!! WE HAVE OTHERS!!

MLS#: 1594908

√  3 Bedrooms
√  2 Bathrooms
√  Built 2003
√  2 Car Garage
√  1 Story
√  Carpet/Finished Wood/Tile
√  All Brick Home

Kim Reynolds, Realtor
Keller Williams Realty
Cell: 615-556-1511
Office: 615-895-8000
450 St Andrews Dr, Murfreesboro TN

OPEN HOUSE!!!


1421 Marathon Dr, Murfreesboro TN

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Sunday, May 3, 2015
2:00pm-4:00pm
Hosted By: Kim Reynolds 

***Listing Price $349,999!!!

MLS#: 1615507

“Zoned triple Stewart Creek Schools. Exquitite brick home with open floor plan. Kitchen has island and beautiful back splash. Extensive trim, hardwoods and tile floors. Remarkable 16×30 sunroom.”

Kim Reynolds, Realtor
Keller Williams Realty
450 St Andrews Dr, Murfreesboro TN
Cell: 615-556-1511
Office: 615-895-8000

HOME OF THE DAY!!!


1421 Marathon Dr, Murfreesboro TN

IMG_1645

***Listing Price $349,999!!!!

“Zoned triple Stewart Creek Schools. Exquisite brick home with open great floor plan. Kitchen has island and beautiful back splash. Extensive trim, hardwoods and tile floors. Remarkable 16×30 sun-room.”

MLS#: 1615507

*  2 Stories
*  Built 2004
*  Carpet/FinishedWood/Tile
*  All Brick Home
*  2 Car Garage
*  1 Fireplace
*  Triple Stewart Creek Schools 

Kim Reynolds, Realtor
Keller Williams Realty
450 St Andrews Dr, Murfreesboro TN
Cell: 615-556-1511
Office: 615-895-8000