October 2018

Found 13 blog entries for October 2018.

 

The holiday season is right around the corner! Let the season of family gatherings, full bellies, and falling leaves begin! Nashvember is back, as are other local favorites such as the Music City Yoga Festival and Christmas for Kids at the Ryman. New festivals and events are also popping up so make sure to mark your calendars and prepare yourself for a whole lot of fun!

November 3: Wine Down Main Street
Historic Main Street | Franklin

Mark your calendars, call your friends, and book the babysitter! This unique wine tasting event includes more than 30 shops that will play host to wines from around the world. Participants will taste wines, shop, and sample food from area restaurants, all while listening to great live music!

November

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As we get closer to the season to the season of giving, it’s easy to get in the rut of wanting to give back, but not necessarily knowing how. Often times, once Thanksgiving and Christmas hit, many volunteer opportunities have come and gone. This year, we’re vowing to get started giving back early! Below are a few ways that we’re excited to give back. We’ll hope you’ll join!

PRO BONO WORK

There’s an amazing feeling that comes with giving the gift of a skill you have to a person or community in need. In Nashville, there are endless opportunities in the nonprofit world that would GLADLY use your time, talent and passion. To connect with a majority of the nonprofits to find a specific fit keep your eye out on Nashville’s Center for Nonprofit

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As with most holidays, Middle Tennessee does not disappoint when it comes to getting into the spirit of just about any holiday and Halloween is no exception. No matter what age, time, or day you’re looking for a little trick-or-treating fun, you’re in luck with plenty of options. Check out a few of our favorites, we’ve rounded up:

Goblins in the Garden at Cheekwood

Bring your little ones for a special “Tuesdays for Tots” Halloween celebration at Cheekwood on Tuesday, October 30th. From 10am to noon there will be art and science activities in Massey Hall, along with storytime from 10:30am to 11:30 am. The trick-or-treat trail in the color garden is open from 10:30am to noon. Don’t forget to take pictures at the Pumpkin House!

Trick or Treat at

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It’s always best for real estate professionals to advise their clients on the best ways to maximize their negotiating power. After all, in today’s environment, many people are still pursuing home purchases, to the extent that bidding wars could still be quite common this fall despite the usual seasonal slowdown in real estate sales activity.

Real estate pros should always advise their clients on the current status of the market and when is the right time to buy based on their unique needs, according to Inlanta Mortgage. After all, not everyone who wants to buy is actually financially prepared to do so, so ensuring would-be shoppers have a firm understanding of what it will actually take to make a purchase in this hyper-competitive market is

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Located on a beautiful corner lot in the gated community of Rosemont, the spacious open floor plan of this property makes this a great family home! With its long list of recent upgrades, gorgeous hardwood floors, entertainment spaces, built-in sound system, and 1.5 acres of landscape lighting, it’s hard to overlook this amazing home.

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 performance or screening at the historic Franklin Theater, enjoy

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Putting together last minute costumes doesn’t have to be scary.

Halloween is one of those classic moments as a parent, where at literally any point in the month leading up to the 31st, an “I need a costume” can be sprung on you with just minutes to spare. It’s as if kids think adults can create costumes out of thin air. As a parent, it’s our job to deliver. Gracefully? Not always. But prepared? You bet.

To help you through those inevitable last-minute Halloween party needs, here’s a list of cute and simple Halloween costumes we hope you’ll take comfort in while celebrating throughout the month!

Trader Joe’s Employee

It’s simple to be spot-on with this laugh-inducing Trader Joe’s Employee outfit consisting of just a Hawaiian shirt, khakis, and

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Located only a block away from the Vanderbilt campus and just an easy stroll away from vibrant Hillsboro Village, this luxury brownstone has it all. Tucked away on a quiet street, this home’s elegant finishes compliment the spacious floorplan and large rooftop terrace meant for entertaining guests.

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 dining venues that are unique to the area.

Living in this neighborhood gives you the luxury of being a walking distance away from designer shops, charming coffee houses and upscale bars, and you are able to find everything from gourmet popsicles and local craft beer to live music and handmade gifts–all on one

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As we make our way through October, we are so excited to announce this month’s LOLO gifts! There are so many unique, wonderful local businesses in Middle Tennessee and we are so ready to celebrate them 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 October’s gifts to you!

The Shop Around the Corner: An Eclectic Emporium

Williamson County

 

Whether you’re a professional designer, homeowner, apartment dweller, or a tourist

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

Davidson County Market Update

Homes for Sale
• Up 0.9% Compared to the Last Month
• Up 10.3% Compared to the Last Year

Homes Closed
• Down 15.1% Compared to the Last Month
• Down 9.8% Compared to the Last Year

Homes Placed Under Contract
• Down 8.5% Compared to the Last Month
• Up 2.6% Compared to

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With its spacious rooms, open floor plan, and cozy vibe, this Franklin property makes the perfect family home. From the inviting den with a fireplace to the giant bonus room, entertaining guests is a simple task in this home. Grab your favorite drink and spend some time enjoying peace and quiet on the covered front porch!

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 performance or screening at the historic Franklin Theater, enjoy a craft

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