Ep 34: Wildlife Home Invasion – How a Master Trapper Gets Rid of Your Unwanted Guests

 
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It’s that time of year when wildlife tries to move in with you! We bring in local expert, Jeff Meltzer of Wild Things Wildlife Removal, to help us figure out how to rid your home of nature’s unwanted animal guests.

Ep 33: The Latest Amazon Smart Home Tech, Plus Refi Appraisal Waivers

 
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We check out the new smart home tech that Amazon recently announced for 2021, plus the best in Google and Apple smart home devices. We also discuss how it’s possible to refinance without the need for an appraisal, which saves you time and money!

Ep 32: Winter Hurts Your House, Cost Effective Flooring, Property Tax Assessments & Refi Adverse Market Fee

 
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Winter is just about here, so we cover how to get ready so your house doesn’t suffer. Plus, we talk about cost-effective flooring options, how your property taxes are assessed and the new Adverse Market Fee on conventional refis.

Ep 31: Home Protection, Security, Neighborhood Watch & More

 
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Special guest Sergeant Edward Rucker of the Nashville Police Department helps us understand home security basics, weapons in the home, neighborhood watch groups, concealed carry and so much more.

Ep 30: How to Sell Your House FAST & Win a Bidding War

 
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Special guest Wendy Dyes of Legacy Real Estate Group lets us in on her secrets for selling your home as quickly as possible and gives us tips on buying your next house, including winning a bidding war.

Ep 29: How to Choose a Moving Company, Avoid Pitfalls & Strategies for Making a Good Move

 
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‘Tis the season for buying and selling houses – and moving! Local experts, Billy Thornhill and Chris Jordan, of Thornhill Moving & Storage give us an in-depth look at everything you need to know to get your stuff safely from one home to another.

Ep 28: The Lowdown and Dirty on Why You Need to Be Composting

 
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We visit with Jeffrey and Clay Ezell of Nashville’s The Compost Company to find out why any homeowner looking for a lush, healthy lawn and garden should learn about the many benefits of composting. It’s so much easier than you might think, especially when their client, Compost Nashville, will do the hard work for you.

Ep 27: The Surprising Origin Story of Your Mortgage

 
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Where did mortgages come from? You’ll be surprised at twisty-turny path the modern-day mortgage took over the last few centuries, and in the USA, especially the last few decades. You’d never guess why you got the mortgage that you got or are about to get!

Ep 26: Best Counties to Live, Work and Play in Tennessee

 
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With the help of the folks at niche.com, we delve into the surprising results of studies that show what the best counties are in Tennessee to live in, depending on whether you’re just starting out, approaching retirement, love the outdoor life, have a family and much more.

Ep 25: Interior Design Basics, Virtual Consultations & the Latest Trends

 
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We chat with special guests Chandler and Jeremy Quarles of Peach & Pine Home about interior design basics, the latest trends, virtual consultations, choosing a paint color and art pieces, and staging tips for the home.

Ep 24: New-Build Upgrades, Cash Buyers, Mortgage Questions & Cool Home Gadgets

 
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What new-construction builder upgrades are worth the money and which ones are not? We’ll check that out, plus the pros and cons of buying a home with cash, common mortgage questions and the latest cool home gadgets to make your life easier.

Ep 23: Landscaping, Curb Appeal & Green Thumbery

 
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We talk with landscaping expert and author of Container Gardening For All Seasons, Barbara Wise of Crescent Garden, about curb appeal, hiring a landscaper, landscaping to deter burglary, plants animals won’t eat, container gardening, listener questions and much more.

Ep 22: So You Wanna Move Out to the Country – What You Need to Know

 
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Lots of folks are deciding to move further out of town now that working from home has become a real thing. So what do you need to know about making a move to the country? Expert, Chuck Simpson, helps us figure out what’s all involved. 

Ep 21: How Clean Is Clean & Expert House Cleaning Tips

 
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Everybody loves a clean house but most of us hate cleaning, right? So, we bring local cleaning expert, Wendy Newkirk of Nashville’s Momma Clean, to give us the lowdown and dirty on how the professionals go about about making your house spotless.

Ep 20: How Divorce & Bankruptcy Affect Your Mortgage, Cash-Out Refis and Listener Questions

 
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We cover important items to discuss with your attorney if you’re getting divorced and dividing assets, or about to buy a new a home or refinance your current home as a result of a divorce. We also discuss types of bankruptcies and how they might affect you qualifying for a home loan in the future. Plus, the many benefits of a cash-out refinance loan and we answer listener questions.

Ep 19: Utility Bill Savings, Your Mortgage and Student Loans, Summer Pet Safety & Covid Forbearance Update

 
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We go over ways you can save on your summer utility bills, how your student loans can affect you qualifying for a mortgage, tips on keeping your pets safe in this summer and a Covid mortgage forbearance update.

Ep 18: How to Buy a Vacation Home, Refinancing Tips & More

 
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We’re joined by the president of Accurate Mortgage Group, Mike Hoover, as we discuss the ins and outs of buying a vacation rental home or second home, as well as how to take advantage of the recent refi boom.

Ep 17: Time to Sell, True Cost of Building a Pool, Hot Walkable Neighborhoods & a Mortgage Update

 
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We talk about the post-Covid state of the Nashville real estate market, the true cost of building a pool and Nashville’s hottest walkable neighborhoods with top Nashville realtor, Wendy Dyes. We also get an update of new mortgage qualification guidelines.

Ep 16: Properly Stocking Your Home Bar for Entertaining, Drink Recipes to Impress & More

 
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We love to entertain, so we talk to mixology expert, Ian Youel of R&B Liquors, to tell us how to stock your home bar with the essential liquors, tools and recipes that you will need to impress your friends without breaking the bank, plus much more.

Ep 15: How to Buy a Condo, Advertised Mortgage Rates & Basic Tools Every Homeowner Needs

 
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Here’s what you need to know about buying a condo and what you need to look out for. Plus, why advertised mortgage rates can be different from what you actually get. We also go into the basic tools every homeowner should have on hand.

Ep 14: Disaster Prep, Secret Alexa and Siri Commands & Back to Work After Covid

 
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We cover what you can do to be ready the next time the power goes out or there’s a natural disaster before we divulge some fun and useful Alexa and Siri commands you many not know about. We end by discussing how to qualify for a mortgage after experiencing Covid-19 unemployment.

Ep 13: Cut the Cable TV Cord, Make the Most of Zoom Calls & a Mortgage Update

 
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Is it time to cut the cable TV cord and lower your monthly bill? We’ll go over the dizzying amount of options available. Plus, we’ll help you make the most of the Zoom video-meeting calls that we’re all doing now, and then give you a quick home-mortgage update.

Ep 12: Custom Cabinetry, Budget Kitchen Remodel & Design Solutions

 
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We delve into custom cabinetry with Rick Williamson of Harpeth River Woodworks. We talk about how you can design your dream kitchen, bathroom, media room or any living space on any budget. Plus, we tackle some of the common design problems we all have in our homes and how to solve them with the perfect cabinet upgrade.

Ep 11: Mortgage Payment Forbearance, Title Purposes, Estate Planning & More

 
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Many people around the country are facing the problem of not being able to make their mortgage payments due to the Coronavirus shutdown. We talk about the options available if you find yourself in that position. Plus, we grill John Bell of Bell Law Settlement in Nashville, TN, about the purpose of titles, what happens when you close on a home, and basic estate-planning for your family.

Ep 10: Home Hacks, Keeping Your Home Virus-Free, Listener Questions & More

 
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We discuss some of the ways you can keep your home virus-free, how the Covid-19 crisis is affecting the ability to buy or refinance a home, some ingenious home hacks to make life easier, and we answer some of your burning listener questions.

Ep 9: Adventures in Working From Home

 
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Listen as we tackle the new realities of working from home, and how we are keeping ourselves entertained and productive while being cooped up in the house. We also share some great tips on how to survive close quarters while maintaining your sanity at the same time!

Ep 8: Top Home-Staging Tips, Rebuilding After a Natural Disaster & More

 
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We chat about mortgage loans that help you rebuild after a natural disaster, how to stage your home for a quicker sale with home-staging expert, Joan Greene, and more.

Ep 7: Credit – How It Works, How to Improve It & More

 
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Credit expert, Eric Wimsatt of CIC Credit, helps us decipher the mysteries of credit, how your score is calculated, how to improve it, how to correct mistakes and so much more.

Ep 6: Nashville Tornado Recovery Special

 
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We bring in local experts, Wendy Dyes of Legacy Real Estate Group and John Bell of Bell Law, to discuss how the recent tornado has affected our community and how to best recover if your home was damaged.

Ep 5: Getting Started With Smart-Home Tech, Mortgage Recasting & Appraisals 101

 
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Smart-home technology can be very useful and exciting, but a little overwhelming when getting started. We help guide you in the right direction. Then, we discuss a little-known alternative to refinancing: mortgage recasting. Finally, we visit with a licensed appraiser to unravel the mysteries of getting a great home appraisal.

Ep 4: Buying a First Home, Saving Money on Remodeling & More

 
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We take the mystery out of all the things you need to do as you prepare to buy your first home. We also take a look at some of the innovative ways you can save money on your next home remodeling project.

Ep 3: Short-Term Rentals, Home Theater Design, Refinancing 101 & More

 
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Short-term rentals are a great way to earn extra money with your property, but new restrictions can make it much tougher to navigate what you can and can’t do. We discuss those restrictions, then we talk about the basics of home theatre design and get into the some of the basics of refinancing, too.

Ep 2: The Latest Home Trends, Renovation Loans, Listener Mail & More

 
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Listen as we discuss the latest home building trends, as well as the ones that are fading away. We also talk about how to pay for your home renovation with a renovation loan, share homeowner’s insurance tips and then we answer listener questions from the Heino’s Home Show mailbag.

Ep 1: Smart-Home Tech, Hot Neighborhoods & Why Mortgage Rates Change

 
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On the inaugural episode of Heino’s Home Show, we talk about some the latest innovations in smart-home technology that were shown at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, and the factors that cause mortgage rates to change. Then, we bring in Wendy Dyes of Nashville’s Legacy Real Estate Group to discuss the 2020 Nashville housing market, as well as how to decide whether to sell your home or stay and renovate.