November 2017

Found 11 blog entries for November 2017.

 

This Listing of the Week is a beautiful home tucked on a large lot in Murfreesboro. It features a fully-fenced backyard with a gorgeous pool and space to entertain, high-end trim work, and an open kitchen with high-quality custom cabinets. It features four bedrooms, three and a half baths, and large closets with built-ins for easy storage.

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.

You can 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

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Holiday decorating has such a warm, cozy, and festive allure to it. Think: Wearing your favorite sweater and fuzzy socks with a hot cocoa in hand while playfully hanging up decorations with the kids. Of course, there’s also that perfect holiday playlist in the background and heck, why not hope for gently falling snow outside, as well. 

The truth? Holiday decorating can be a major dread for some. Think: The world’s largest ball of tangled lights, not being able to find your kid’s handmade ornaments from last year and overspending on those latest Pinterest ideas.

Good news? With a little organizing, simplifying and planning, the process can be much more of a hot-cocoa-in-hand experience than a dread-inducing weekend project. Below are a few tips to

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This Westhaven Listing of the Week features six bedrooms, five and a half baths, and incredible neighborhood amenities including a clubhouse, two pools, a fitness center, 11-acre fishing lake, and golf club. Westhaven’s Town Center also includes restaurants, retail shops, and grocery stores, all conveniently located in the community. The home has exquisite details and beautiful, custom craftsman charm.

Known for it is picturesque main street, historical attractions, antique shops and lively music scene, Franklin (fondly known as “Small Town, USA”) was voted the number one small town in Tennessee. Main Street in downtown Franklin bustles with southern hospitality, historic preservation, and modern sophistication. There, you can catch an outstanding

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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 that 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, Maury, Williamson, Wilson, Rutherford, and Sumner counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

Davidson County Market Update

Homes for Sale
• Down 0.6% Compared to the Last Month
• Down 4.7% Compared to the Last Year

Homes Closed
• Down 6.7% Compared to the Last Month
• Up 1.7% Compared to the Last Year

Homes Placed Under Contract
• Up 1.1% Compared to the Last Month
• Up 4.4% Compared to the Last Year

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With Thanksgiving just days away, homeowners can never be short of tips and helpful suggestions for those little setbacks that come with travel or hosting for the holiday. One of the easiest ways to make sure all cheerful efforts go according to plan is to sit down and make up a schedule for the event, according to the Huffington Post. Ensuring all relatives know when to get there is one thing, but hosts also need to ensure they know when to start their food preparation, put out the dishes, and so on, to make sure nothing gets derailed.

 

Simple Tips 

Often, the process of shopping for a feast, consisting of a number of courses to feed several people or more, can be difficult. It’s not easy to balance catering to various needs and stay

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This Listing of the Week is a renovated home in Brentwood featuring three bedrooms, three bathrooms, plus an additional one bedroom, one and a half bath suite perfect for family or an income producing rental. The backyard is park-like and includes a new deck and outdoor kitchen. The home has hardwood floors throughout, a double-sided gas fireplace, plus a finished basement with walk-in storage.

Located in scenic Williamson County, Brentwood, Tennessee is home to abundant recreational amenities, quality schools, and premier suburban and residential living. Because of its exceptional land use, development, easy access to Nashville and small-town feel, Brentwood has quickly grown to become one of the most attractive and desirable communities in

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The holiday season is in full swing and there are plenty of events around Middle Tennessee to keep you busy. Make plans to see a family-friendly play, step back in time at Dickensfest, or get ready for a fun evening out with one of our suggestions for December. 

November 24th-December 10: It’s a Wonderful Life
Hendersonville Performing Arts Company Theater
This classic holiday favorite is back, telling the tale of George Bailey and his visit from his guardian angel. It’s a heartwarming tale that celebrates the American philosophy of life.

November 24th-December 31: Holiday LIGHTS
Cheekwood | Nashville
One million lights will fill the trees and surround the gardens and ponds of the beautiful Cheewood Estate and Gardens. Kids will enjoy visiting

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Make-A-Wish, a non-profit close to the hearts of the Parks Family of Realtors®, grants wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Serving 38 counties in Middle Tennessee, they grant approximately 140 wishes per year for children between the ages of two and a half and 18. 

Make-A-Wish is participating in Giving Tuesday, a day of giving following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, falling this year on November 28. It kicks off the charitable season and has a global reach, raising millions of dollars for nonprofits in approximately 98 countries.

This biggest part of Giving Tuesday’s campaign is through social media, and it’s one of the biggest ways an individual can participate beyond donating financially. They offer an online toolkit

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This Listing of the Week offers unbeatable convenience. Located close to West End, Vanderbilt, Sylvan Park, downtown, and the interstate, you can be at some of Nashville’s hottest spots within minutes. It features a large covered terrace, nest thermostat, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors and like new carpet, and an elevator from the garage to the unit.

The West End/Sylvan Park area is wonderful for families of all types, or for singles who want to live in a more residential area. Located south-west of Downtown Nashville, Sylvan Park is the perfect place if you are community-minded, as residents in this area tend to be heavily involved in the community and local businesses.

Listed by Bonnie McNichols.

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On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States, many people have begun to celebrate a day of giving known as Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday). Founded in 2012, Giving Tuesday is a direct response to the rampant consumerism and commercialization of the holiday season. Disturbed by the lack of empathy and compassion demonstrated by US citizens during such events as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the 92nd Street Y and The United Nations Foundation launched Giving Tuesday in the hopes that the entire world would be inspired to launch the holiday season with an emphasis on giving and charity rather than self-enrichment and exchanging of material goods with those who don’t truly need them. 

By 2016, just four short years after its launch, Giving

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