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How to Handle a Security Deposit for Rental Properties in Nashville, TN

Unlike other states, Tennessee does not limit the amount that landlords can charge when they’re collecting a security deposit. However, we recommend that you keep it to a reasonable amount. Tenants will likely be unwilling to pay a deposit that’s more than the equivalent of one month’s rent.

There are a few things you need to know when you’re collecting, holding, and returning a tenant’s security deposit.

Keep the Deposit in a Separate Account

When you collect the tenant’s deposit before he or she moves into your...

August 2019

As recently reported by the Nashville Business Journal, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced at a Nashville middle school that Amazon is investing in Nashville students by bringing their much-talked-about Amazon Future Engineer program to 24 Metro Nashville elementary, middle and high schools across the city. The innovative program will send funding and support for robotics and computer science courses and other activities such as robotics clubs,...

July 2019

Amazon is coming to town soon!  Amazon recently posted an article to their blog page stating what many of us Nashvillians already knew - Amazon and Nashville are indeed a perfect match! The company's plans to build their eastern U.S. operations center in downtown Nashville are in full effect. This is outstanding news for our city, which will see a direct 5,000 jobs created in fields such as software development, engineering, finance and others....

Property management is a relationship business, and you need to feel comfortable with the management company you choose for your properties. Most property management contracts are pages full of legalese, so it’s hard to understand what you’re really getting when you hire a company. Get to know how a company operates before you hire them, and make sure you share the same vision for...

June 2019

We reported the last record break in April for Nashville, TN sales volume, and May 2019 shattered the all-time high volume record of June 2018, which was up a whopping 10% over last year.  Year-over-year appreciation posted 6%, a phenomenal number.  Check out an awesome infographic on activity here; and please let us know if you would like to discuss buying, selling, or leasing...