July 2017

Found 13 blog entries for July 2017.

The craft beer scene in Nashville is one of the best in the region with new breweries opening all the time. Each neighborhood has its own brewery that has staked a claim to the territory, and each offers up a little something different. No matter what atmosphere you like or your beer preference, there is bound to be a brewery that fits your style within just a few miles of home.

Here are a few of our favorites:

Tailgate Beer

7300 Charlotte Pike | Nashville
1538 Demonbreun St | Nashville

What Makes it Unique? 30-50 beers on tap, amazing dessert pizzas, tons of board games, and outdoor games such as cornhole and disc golf.
Best Bet: Their most popular and unique brew is their award winning Peanut Butter Milk Stout.

Jackalope Brewing Company

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This Listing of the Week is a beautiful Murfreesboro home that features an open concept floor plan, a chef’s kitchen, tall ceilings, well planned outdoor spaces, and access to a community pool.

Take a stroll through Murfreesboro’s historic downtown and visit the Heritage Center and the historic Rutherford County Courthouse, which was built in 1859. Murfreesboro is also home to the beautiful 500-acre campus of Middle Tennessee State University, which is the largest undergraduate university in the state.

Graceful structures dating back to the early 1800s tastefully blend with modern shops, restaurants and breweries, and add a touch of Southern nostalgia to the beautiful city of Murfreesboro.

Listed by Mary Anne Conner. 

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There are plenty of ways for first-time shoppers to lock in a great deal on the starter home of their dreams. However, they may not know about them due to the fact that they’re relatively inexperienced when it comes to shopping for a property, in addition to the conditions that currently exist in the housing market. Working with an experienced real estate professional can help quite a bit in this regard, but it’s also important to do as much research as possible on how to effectively cut costs.

One of the biggest issues in the current housing market – which has a huge impact on affordability over the life of a mortgage – is the rate homeowners pay on their home loans, according to

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If you’re firing up the grill for your entree, why not make the most of it and make your entire meal outside? It’s easy to throw some veggies on the grill to round out your dinner, but have you tried preparing appetizers, desserts, or drinks? Impress your guests with these easy recipes that are both delicious and nutritious!

GRILLED WATERMELON LIME MARGARITA (AGUA FRESCA)

Serves: 8

Ingredients:

Half of a large seedless watermelon, cut into 1-inch slices
2 limes, cut in half length-wise
1 T canola oil
2 T honey (local is best)
2 cups ice or 1 cup chilled tequila
Salt and lime for garnish

Directions:

Preheat grill on medium-high. Brush watermelon and limes with canola oil. Grill fruit for about 1-2 minutes or until flesh is charred,

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This Listing of the Week is a showstopper row home in the middle of all that makes Germantown magnificent! The home gives you front door access to some of Nashville’s best restaurants and unique shops and overlooks a beautiful green space and gardens. It includes exquisite finishes and high-tech upgrades for turn-key access in and out.

Germantown was Nashville’s first suburb and remains a highly-desired location to this day. Located just north of downtown Nashville, Germantown beautifully features the historic Victorian housing style. Germantown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is now being revitalized and restored to its original glory.

Germantown is walking distance away from the brand new Nashville Sounds stadium,

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How is the market? It’s a question our agents get asked a lot, and for good reason. If you’re considering buying a new home or selling one you already own, the market trends and predictions are important in the decision making process. Below is our most recent market update information for Davidson, Williamson, Wilson, Rutherford, and Sumner counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

DAVIDSON COUNTY MARKET UPDATE

Homes For Sale
• Up 3.2% compared to the last month
• Up 2.5% compared to the last year

Homes Closed
• Down 7.7% compared to the last month
• Down 8.7% compared to the last year

Homes Placed Under Contract
• Up 8.8% compared to the last month
• Up 6.8% compared to the last year

WILLIAMSON

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The sun is relentless and so are those perfect, artisanal ice cream sundaes that none of us can pass up. While summer typically brings a more active lifestyle, getting to the gym or doing your usual run isn’t always first on the list – especially with all the fun summer happenings around town. The good news? Nashville has plenty of unique ways to keep your step count sky-high without ever having to do your daily grind at the gym. Here are a few ideas:

TEAM GREEN ADVENTURES

Get plugged into Team Green Adventures’ calendar of events, and there won’t be many days that go by without the option to take part in an awesome outdoor activity. Team Green is Nashville’s Independent Radio Station, Lightning 100’s, community outdoor adventure group. They

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This Listing of the Week is the last of four custom homes surrounding a meticulously landscaped courtyard in a gated community located in the heart of Nashville. Features include Thermador appliances, full slab backsplash, visual comfort lighting, and elaborate trim detail.

Located in the Oak Hill/Melrose area of Nashville, it’s convenient to Brentwood, Green Hills, and downtown. Radnor Lake and the Nashville Zoo are a stone’s throw away from this beautiful, well-established neighborhood, and a variety of restaurants and shopping opportunities await nearby.

Listed by Lacey Newman.

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July 15th is Pet Fire Safety Day. At first glance, it seems like another obscure “holiday” that was more or less invented out of nowhere by the news spreading on social media. But by all means, this is no “National Cheeseburger” type of day. In fact, it’s a day to think about the unthinkable and plan ahead for emergencies to keep your furbabies safe.

Not only is it important to have emergency escape plans put in place for your pets, but it’s incredibly important to know how to prevent pets accidentally causing fires.

An estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by fires each year.

Here are a few tips for keeping your pets safe in the event of an emergency:

 

  • Include them in your household emergency plan. This includes having
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The summer is winding down and the kids will be heading back to school before you know it. Make the most of the next few weekends with one of our event suggestions this August! From fairs to festivals and concerts to theatrical performances, there’s something going on in Middle Tennessee that everyone can enjoy!

August 4-12: Williamson County Fair

Williamson County Ag Expo Park

Fair season has officially kicked off! Enjoy agricultural themed activities, your favorite midway rides, and some delicious fried-to-perfection foods during a day at the fair. This year’s theme is “Country Pride County Wide”.

August 5 – September 15 (Saturdays): Musician’s Corner
Centennial Park | Nashville

Musician’s Corner is back for its second round this

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