The Front Porch Newsletter

December 2021

COLA is granted only when the type of housing goods and services in a particular area breaches 8% of the average CONUS costs. 

December 2021

Lenders use a DTI formula to determine the risk involved with offering you a loan. DTI divides total monthly debt payments by gross monthly income; 20% is the standard for what is considered a low DTI.

October 2021

Clarksville welcomed several businesses into the Chamber of Commerce this month. Don't forget to check the Facebook Events page for a list of upcoming events, including the Veterans Day Parade on November 6th. 

September 2021

“If the Biden administration is successful in dramatically

increasing the number of new or rehabilitated affordable

housing units, it will be a big step in the right direction.

In most cases, homeowners near the new affordable

housing communities can rest assured that their home

values will be unaffected."

August 2021

"Does home insurance cover floods?

Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States, according to CoreLogic. And if you think you don’t need flood insurance, keep in mind that more than 20% of insurance claims happen in non-flood zones."

June 2021

"You plan your weekend around seeing the home, then notice when you double-check the listing that it's now 'Under Contract.' How did that happen? You were told no one can view it till the date it was supposed to be listed as 'Active.' "

May  2021

"Housing starts are projected to reach 1.6 million for all of 2021 and rise further to 1.7 million in 2022. This would mark the highest home construction activity in 15 years. "

April  2021

Learn why cash offers are winning in Multiple Offers situations and what to ask your Mortgage Loan officer for, to make your offer comparable.

March 2021

We’re giving away a TN Redbud tree to the first 100 visitors at Freedom Customization and More!

February 2021

The Property Tax Relief Program, established by Tennessee in 1973 helps pay property taxes of elderly or disabled homeowners. Do you qualify? 

January 2021

One of the hardest parts of home ownership is decluttering.

A benefit to downsizing is when you own less, there’s less to clean and organize!

November 2020

Queen City Homes would like to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving.

There are many reasons we are thankful for Clarksville and those who call it home. The growth plans are astounding and the community outreach fills us with joy. 

November 2020

Dannielle Graves with Queen City Homes at Quirion Realty has been awarded the nationally recognized Military Relocation Professional Certification. The National Association of REALTORS® awards the MRP certification to REALTORS® who help military personnel, veterans and their families find housing that lets them make the best use of their benefits and serves the unique needs of military life. 

October 2020

Halloween at Fort Defiance

Friday, October 30, 2020 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Visitors are invited to gather around the bonfire to listen to haunting historical tales of woe and terror.

Don't be afraid, Fort Defiance isn't haunted...we think! 

September 2020

Since mid-April 2020, the composite price of lumber, per Random Lengths, has soared more than 160%. This surge is adding approximately $16,000 to the price of a new single-family home."

August 2020

August is when you want to squeeze in all the last summer activities. Don't forget some home maintenance before the temperature drops! Read our newsletter to see the numbers from July's real estate market and the best place for locally made gifts. 

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