Here in Tennessee, we’re typical Americans in many ways – one of which is that we love our dogs! Public interest in dog parks is as high as it’s ever been, with residents clamoring for dog parks to be opened in towns that don’t yet have them.

This guide to the best dog parks in Middle Tennessee features our top 5 favorite pup-friendly destinations. However, if these locations aren’t central to you, it’s well worth your time to research dog parks in your area. Sometimes there’s a hidden gem just around the corner from you. We hope you and your adorable companion can get out and enjoy some off-leash playtime at one of Tennessee’s gorgeous bark parks! 

Davidson County

Two Rivers Dog Park
3150 McGavock Pk. Nashville, TN 37214

Two Rivers Dog Park…

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Welcome to July! Summer is in full swing and we are loving all the sunshine! With 4th of July, there are plenty of events at the start of the month with fireworks and great food! Towards the end of the month, we are looking forward to all the free music across Middle Tennessee. Whatever events you choose to attend, we hope you have a safe and fun month!

July 4: 13th Annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival
East Park | Nashville

This free festival is a fun way to celebrate Nashville this 4th of July! The Fire Truck Parade begins at 10:30 that morning and the gates open at 11 am! Enjoy free Hot Chicken samples and all kinds of good stuff from local vendors!

July 5-8: Star Wars: A New Hope – In Concert with the Nashville Symphony

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Unique and beautiful, this 1940’s Cape Cod home located near 12th S, Belmont, and Lipscomb is a wonderful new listing on the market! Renovated kitchen, stainless steel appliances, gas range, beautiful hardwoods throughout, 10ft ceilings, 2 wood burning stoves, great full walk-out basement, privacy gate and sanctuary-like backyard with a stream, koi pond, and beautiful landscaping are just some of its long list of features! The home is perfectly suited for the Nashville-lover to move in and be close to everything!

12 South is located right next to Belmont University and is one of Nashville’s hottest areas. The beautifully restored homes of this location make it highly desirable to live in, and it is home to a wide variety of entertainment and…

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Tennessee’s fertile soil, warm climate, and dedicated farmers have made our state a culinary destination. Our restaurants feature special dishes showcasing each chef’s ability to delight diners with produce grown locally and sustainably to such an impressive degree that Tennessee cuisine has long since influenced food trends in surrounding states.

This collection of recipes will allow you, at-home chefs, to do the same. Each recipe focuses on one local produce item that you can grow yourself, find at the farmers market, or pick at U-Pick farms throughout the area. Eating fruits and vegetables is always healthy, of course, but we didn’t limit this collection to perfectly healthy meals. There are salads and baked fries, but there are also desserts and…

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In today’s digital world we are all connected to each other and to objects like never before. Technologies allow for objects to do more for us than ever before, from thermostats to garage doors to slow cookers.

The modern conveniences of a smarthome are an appealing trait for many home buyers. A recent survey reveals interesting insights about smarthome technology: what homeowners want.

What Homeowners Want

The survey by the National Association of Realtors showed that while most homeowners (82 percent) are not asking real estate agents about smarthomes, they are still interested. Customers want smarthome functions that provide them with particular benefits, the top of which are:

  • Security (81 percent deem it “very important” or “somewhat…

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Spacious yet comfortable Carbine built home in the beautiful gated community of Kings Chapel. This classic beauty boasts current style and decor with tons of natural light and designer finishes. A chef’s dream kitchen with an open concept for easy entertaining. You will fall in love with the covered porch and private backyard.

Arrington is a beautiful community neighboring Franklin. Located in Williamson County, Arrington is known for its gorgeous scenery and is home to the very popular Arrington Vineyards. It is also home to a host of locally owned businesses that sell artisan wares much to the communities’ delight. If you love the privacy and beauty of the country with the convenience of the city, Arrington is a wonderful place to move!

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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 Real Estate Market Update | Parks Realty


Davidson County Market Update

Homes for Sale
• Up 2.8% Compared to the Last Month
• Up 3.9% Compared to the Last Year

Homes Closed
• Up 12.5% Compared to the Last Month
• Down 5.1% Compared to the Last Year

Homes Placed Under Contract
• Up 18% Compared to the Last Month
• Up 13.7% Compared to the Last Year

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If you’re anything like us, you’ve been waiting on the edge of your seat to see what LOLO gifts are coming this month! Craft Beer, Mexican and Cajun Food, and the Franklin Theater are just some of the business we are celebrating this month!


LOLO, Locals Supporting Locals, is an amazing program for your Parks realtor to give to you! Each month, a completely free, new gift comes to your cell phone for you to enjoy. The gifts are selected by county and are only for local businesses, no nationwide chains!

LOLO helps remind us to shop local and support our friends and neighbors! Here are March’s gifts to you!

Craft Brewed

Davidson County


Craft Brewed is a unique shop combining wines, spirits, and beer with a beer taproom so offer the…

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Our listing of the week is simply spectacular! This lakefront property sits on Old Hickory Lake and has a 3-year-old dock with a double jet ski slip! Inside the gorgeous home, you’ll find a gourmet kitchen with Thermidor appliances, a butler’s pantry with beverage cooler built-in, and master bedroom on the main floor! The master bath also has heated floors & steam shower. True luxury!

Gallatin is a hub for family life. It boasts high paying jobs and low taxes and offers all of the amenities you would find in a big city. Gallatin has recreational opportunities, shopping venues, a thriving economy and a fascinating art scene, and is a great location to settle in.

Listed by Pam Klos.

Click Here to Learn More About This Home! 


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With all the warm weather, it’s time to get outside and enjoy! Tennessee has so many amazing outdoor attractions from historical sites to parts to lakes and rivers. The choices can definitely be overwhelming so, we’ve included some of our favorites here for you! We hope you have a great summer!

Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

1200 Forrest Park Drive
Nashville, 37205 

Cheekwood Estate boasts 55 acres of carefully tended gardens, a sculpture and art trail through the woods, and outdoor spaces designed just for children. The impeccably restored 1930s mansion is now an art museum, so be sure to head inside for a tour if you want to escape the heat for a while.

Cheekwood is among Nashville’s crowning cultural attractions. Visit in the spring to see…

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