August 2019

Found 14 blog entries for August 2019.

 

Though some potential buyers may be a bit frustrated they didn’t find the perfect home this summer thanks to the intense competition they would have faced for just about any property – they shouldn’t be discouraged. As some shoppers leave the market, the odds that those who remain will find a home for a good value, only increase. Working with a real estate professional in September and beyond may help them find the home of their dreams with greater ease.

The least expensive months to buy a home are actually in the fall, according to the National Association of Realtors. In October, buyers typically pay about 2.7 percent below the market value of a property, often because of how many would-be buyers have dropped out of the market by then, resolving

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Located in Historic Downtown Franklin, this new construction home is just a short walk away from some of the best shops and restaurants in the area! This property features a dramatic arched entryway, hardwood throughout, a spacious open floor plan, fabulous finishes, and many unique spaces.

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 cocktail at one of the many bars,

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September is here! Let the month of Labor Day and the first day of fall begin! The Tennessee State Fair is back, as are other local favorites such as Wine Around the Square and Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival. New events are also popping up so make sure to mark your calendars and prepare yourself for a whole lot of fun!

September 1st: 6th Annual Old School BBQ Fest
Nashville Fairgrounds | Nashville

The Old School BBQ Festival is an inviting event that highlights the aroma of traditional soul food cooking in the air while bringing together families and friends! Guests will enjoy a day of reunion, information and live national award-winning entertainment. The festival also provides complimentary vending space to those who have an interest in

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As anyone from Middle Tennessee can tell you, the first weekend in October has come to be known as ‘Fall Festival Weekend.’ In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed not to find local festival entertainment throughout all of October. In order to help you decide where to spend your time, we’ve compiled a list of what we think are the best fall festivals in Middle Tennessee. Unless otherwise noted, admission to each festival is free of charge.

Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival
Saturday, October 5
Centennial Park 
| Nashville 

Since 1995, the annual Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival has been treasured as a perfect venue for community members to share their cultural heritage and traditions with each other. Join your neighbors as they share meals,

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If you value privacy, yet still being close to the community, you will love this immaculate property in the gated Avalon neighborhood! This well-built custom home rests on a one-acre lot and features high-end finishes throughout, tons of space, a sun porch, a finished walkout basement, and a storm shelter.

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 cocktail at one of

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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.

See the Previous Month’s Stats! 

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We are so excited to announce August’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 August’s gifts to you!

Cool Springs Brewery

Williamson County

 

The Cool Springs Brewery is Williamson County’s first and oldest microbrewery! Voted best sports bar and best fish n’ chips in the area, Cool Springs Brewery is

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With a prime location in Historic Downtown Franklin, this beautiful home features custom finishes throughout, amazing built-ins, gorgeous wood-beamed ceilings, and tons of natural light! This property also offers great outdoor entertainment options with two spacious covered porches and professional landscaping.

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 cocktail at one

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A luxury home is way more than just the house itself… it’s the entire property, and especially that coveted backyard space. Now with outdoor living being more important than ever with buyers, that space between the house and property line truly packs a punch in today’s luxury home market. Here’s a rundown of the most sought after outdoor features for luxury buyers:

Outdoor Living

A true outdoor living space, with emphasis on the living part, is a beloved feature that truly brings the inside, out. Spaces that allow for all the comforts of a cozy living room, that flows perfectly from the inside of the home (typically off a main living space or kitchen) to the outdoors are a favorite. To keep the comfort level up, outdoor living spaces usually have

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It’s a truism that renovations are always delayed and over budget. In fact, homeowners may be more anxious about the budgeting aspect of a renovation than they are about living through the construction itself. Despite the inherent unpredictability of any type of construction, it’s possible to learn how to set a home renovation budget that will protect your savings account.

Practice Frugality

While there’s nothing wrong with splurging on a few items during your renovation, it’s unwise to choose the very best you can afford in every category. Stretching a budget too thin by packing in too many splurges is, in fact, the most common reason that remodeling efforts are shelved before they’re completed.

Include 20% for Overages

It’s important to

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