June 2020

Found 13 blog entries for June 2020.

Most homes have an element that could use some improvement before putting on the market. Perhaps the wood flooring is looking scratched and dingey. Or the tub and shower are showing their years. Or maybe the shingled roof is making your home look outdated. 

No matter what needs improving, when it comes to selling your home, there's a decision to be made: will you invest in upgrading and repairs, or will you sell as is?

 

Both of these scenarios have their perks, so the deciding can be tough. One the one hand, investing in remodeling and renovation can boost your home's value so you'll likely recoup the money and gain some extra. 

On the other hand, value-minded shoppers aren't afraid of a fixer-upper and may even prefer a home that they

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The idea of your home getting foreclosed on can send a chill up your spine. It's understandable. Thinking that a bank shuts you out of your home with ruined credit is an awful thought. 

But here's the reality check: Not everything that you've heard about foreclosing is true. Here are the most common misconceptions about the process.

 

Myth 1: Banks want to foreclose on your home

Not true. While the lender has a legal obligation to get back the money still owed, foreclosure is always the last resort. 

Remember that banks get revenue from collecting interest, not owning real estate. 

 

Myth 2: You can't refinance with another lender

Refinancing is one of the ways that many try to avoid foreclosure. But what you may not know

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Overlooking the 17th green, this stunning home rests in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Williamson County and is priced significantly below the current appraisal! The property features a grand foyer with a dual staircase, an elevator to all levels, soaring ceilings, a new custom kitchen with an open floor plan, spacious bedrooms, a basement built to be an entertainer's dream, and so much more.

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

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Whether you’re visiting Tennessee for the first time, or you’re a native showing a visitor around your beloved state, Parks highly recommends visiting at least one of our 10 Best Unusual Tennessee Attractions this summer. We have included destinations that will help you escape the heat, get off the beaten path, and snap incredible shots for your social media feeds and family photo collections. 

Fill up those water bottles, pack up some sunscreen and bug spray, and let's start exploring!

 

The Lost Sea
Sweetwater, TN
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Deep beneath the ground, Tennessee’s cave systems harbor the largest underground lake in the country. This mysterious cavern tour takes visitors past rare anthodite “cave flowers;” then out on a

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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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Located in Legends Ridge, this custom Trace Construction executive home rests in a cul-de-sac setting on 1.4 acres! This property features tons of living and entertainment space, multiple patios and porches, two outside fireplaces, a custom pool and spa, plenty of storage, a great valley view, and green space behind the home for privacy.

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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It's that time of the month again! We are excited to announce June'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 June's gifts to you!

The Brentwood Market

Williamson County

Founded in 2012, The Brentwood Market was created when a family friend asked the founder to provide home-cooked meals for their family

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The time has finally come, you are so close to taking those packed bags and at long last getting (insert slow clap) OUT. OF TOWN. For more of us, it’s felt like way too long since that’s happened, and it’s so easy to run out the door not worrying about what’s on the other side of that vacation, BUT we don’t recommend it. It’s already hard coming home from sweet sweet vacation days, and coming home to a weird stench (or much worse), is not the way you want to re-enter normalcy. Below are some of our go-to tips on leaving your home for vacation, worry-free.

 

Think Security 

There is no better protection for your home while you’re gone than simply looking like you are NOT gone. For shorter trips leave a small light on. For longer trips, it’s

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Located atop a beautiful 6 acres, this gated farmhouse resort is only 15 minutes from the city life of Nashville! This stunning luxury home boasts breathtaking views, generous living space that includes an open kitchen for gathering, a private prep kitchen for catering, a bar area supporting life at the pool, a seemingly endless amount of living space, a hotel-styled guest house, six covered garages, and generous parking for guests. This property is a must-see!

Located just 20 minutes west of Nashville, Bellevue has an abundance of subdivisions, shopping, and restaurants to choose from. Enjoy some of Nashville's best parks and greenways.

Bellevue is bordered by the southeast lines of Davidson County and extends to the north to the Cumberland

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You sign what feels like hundreds of papers to agree to a thirty-year relationship with a house … it may feel like signing your life away, but that’s just how buying a home feels - it’s not reality! In reality, you can sell. You can rent. You can move. However, what doesn’t change - is that for the time you do own your home, it is your very own. That means the maintenance and upkeep are all on you. Thankfully, you are not alone, and many of the problems new homeowners face are common - which means well-known solutions! Here is a round-up of some of the most common problems and solutions:

HVAC Issues 

If you’re a new homeowner you may think that the HVAC system takes care of itself. After all, it’s expensive, and more or less out of sight.

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