May 2020

Found 13 blog entries for May 2020.

Springtime is the most popular time for homeowners to list their homes for sale. However, given the health crisis (and financial crisis for many), you may be wondering if it's still a good idea to sell your home this spring. What are the pros and cons of selling your home during the pandemic?

Here are two sides to that coin.


Pros of Selling Your Home This Spring

Mortgage rates are currently competitive, and many experts believe they'll hover on the low end of the spectrum. With rates so low, and the uncertainty of when they will rise again, homebuyers will be looking to capitalize on this opportunity. This puts your listing in a great position, and finding a buyer despite the challenges should still be easy. Looking at it from a

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Designed for the builder's family, this custom Tennessee Valley Homes property is comfortably elegant and has every upgrade imaginable! This home offers beautiful flooring and mill-work, wide rooms that offer great flow, tons of living space, a chef's kitchen, a retractable screened porch, a pool, and incredible outdoor living features.

There is just something about the charm of Franklin that sets it apart. It's a vibrant and alive city that embraces its historic appeal while continuing to look to the future.

Located 30 minutes south of Nashville in Williamson County, Franklin is home to major corporate headquarters, historical attractions, a lively music scene, an abundance of shopping and plenty of parks and green space. The Downtown

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Your credit plays a key role in financial opportunities, today and in the future. Understandably, the current pandemic environment is making it more challenging. But still, there are actions you can take to protect your credit. 

Here are tips that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau suggested for protecting your credit during these trying times.


Request A Free Copy of Your Credit

Did you know that you're entitled to a free credit report every year? Unlike the hard credit inquiries that creditors do when you apply for credit, this free annual report does not negatively affect your score. 

Additionally, Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian (the three nationwide credit reporting agencies), also provide you with a free credit report

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Be aware that some caverns may be temporarily closed due to the ongoing pandemic, but they will gradually be re-opening! Other destinations will be open on a case-by-case basis as the state re-opens in phases. Please check the links below for updates and further information!

We’re all ready to get out of doors after a tense spring spent indoors, so the destinations we’ve chosen for today’s article are The Best Tennessee Natural Attractions! While we wish they could all be open at this time, we know the time will soon come when we can get out and explore these gorgeous wild landscapes Tennessee residents are so proud to call our own.

Clingmans Dome
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

Sitting atop the highest point in

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Nestled in a beautiful valley and surrounded by the rolling hills of Williamson County, this magnificent home includes spacious rooms, amazing outdoor living, and thoughtful design! This property features incredible attention to detail, unique amenities, the finest in quality finishes, three porches, and a pool that's perfect for relaxing. This home is a must-see and perfect for entertaining!

Brentwood, located in scenic Williamson County, is considered one of the most desirable suburban locations in Tennessee. This affluent community is home to country music stars and athletes and some of the most gorgeous homes in the area.

Just a short 10-minute drive from Nashville and access to three major interstates, Brentwood’s rolling hills are home

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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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It's that time of the month again! We are excited to announce May's LoLo gifts! There are so many unique, wonderful, local businesses in Middle Tennessee and it's time 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 May's gifts to you!

La Paleteria Ice Cream Shop

Williamson County

La Paleteria Ice Cream Shop has several years of experience in the industry and the quality of their products speaks for

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Built by Grove Park Construction, this stunning custom home rests in the highly sought-after neighborhood of The Governors Club! This property offers a modern open layout, tons of living and entertainment space, a basement rec room, a theater, high-end finishes throughout, access to community amenities, and extensive outdoor living features.

Brentwood, located in scenic Williamson County, is considered one of the most desirable suburban locations in Tennessee. This affluent community is home to country music stars and athletes and some of the most gorgeous homes in the area.

Just a short 10-minute drive from Nashville and access to three major interstates, Brentwood’s rolling hills are home to many Fortune 500 companies located both in

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As the nation works together to face the threat of Covid-19, it’s become clear that, in many urban and suburban regions alike, staying home is the best defense. If you are one of the millions of US citizens currently under “stay at home” orders, everyone at Parks thanks you for doing your best to remain home.

If you’re like our upbeat team members here at Parks, you’re battling boredom and loneliness during these months of isolation. To help, we're sharing 5 ways to stay busy at home! Once you’ve prepared every meal in your favorite recipe book, scrubbed your home until it gleams, and organized the garage three times over, it’s time to work your way through our favorite fun, time-consuming activities.

1.) Upskill with the help of colleagues,

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When it comes to home buying it feels like there are already limitless decisions to comb through of wants, needs, hopes, and budgets. While it can feel like there isn’t an easy way to start narrowing down what you are going to prioritize looking at or searching for, there is one important distinction that, if an obvious choice comes to you, you could easily mitigate a lot of time-wasting in the process. That decision is whether or not you are interested in a new construction home, or a resale home. Below we’ve laid out some of the biggest benefits about each type of home-buying. We hope this helps make your decision even a tiny bit easier! 

Perks of New Construction Homes

The “Green” Aspect

Whether it’s more on a cost basis or an

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