If lack of downpayment or funds for closing costs are the main hurdle to buying a home, a state or local downpayment assistance program may be the answer! Most states, counties, and cities offer assistance in the form of grants or no-interest loans to help home shoppers pay for these costs.

How Downpayment Assistance Programs Work

Assistance is usually funded by state housing finance agencies, cities, counties, or nonprofits, although some employers also have programs. 

The types of payment assistance vary by program, but they are most often geared toward first-time homebuyers and can be a:

  • Grant. This is an outright gift of money.
  • Zero-interest, forgivable loans. The loan is forgiven after a specified time, such as three years,…

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In Nashville, our bar culture runs the gamut from world-famous makers of one-off craft cocktails to slingers of PBR. We cherish the wide range of experiences available to us here, and we’re just as likely to drop $15 on a cocktail as we are to spend the evening ordering beer on tap. Because most of us meander from spot to spot throughout the year, we’ve developed a keen eye for the drinks, details, and décor that set a bar apart from the rest.

With that in mind, we’re excited to put forth our list of the Top Eight Unique Bar Experiences in Music City.

809 Meridian Street | Nashville

Audrey, Sean Brock’s renowned Appalachian restaurant, is also home to a bar situated on the floor above. When you enter this calming, Zen-inspired…

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This picturesque home located in beautiful College Grove is the epitome of charm and sophistication.

The interior features a home office with coffered ceilings, a formal dining space with elegant lighting, a stylish laundry room, and an open-concept living area that opens to a bright kitchen with an oversized island and breakfast nook. Also housed on the main level is the incredible primary suite boasting a vaulted ceiling and an impressive spa-like bathroom with double vanities, an extra large shower, and a substantial closet. On the second level, the large bonus room and 3 additional bedrooms all with en-suite baths make this home perfect for easy living and entertaining. Perfectly procured landscaping, stunning stone facade, and incredible…

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Do your plans for 2023 include a staycation in or getaway to Middle Tennessee? Then you must read on for our top picks for the Best Boutique Hotels in Nashville and the surrounding area. Whether you’re staying alone, heading out on a romantic stay for two, or bringing a group of ten, we have found the perfect place for you to lay your head. 

While there’s nothing wrong with a stay at a national brand’s property, you have a rich selection of hotels with character to choose from when you stay in Nashville—and we think it would be a shame if you missed out!

The Russell
819 Russell St | Nashville

The Russell is unique among our choices due to its location within a historic church in East Nashville—one originally constructed 115 years ago. Each…

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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, 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, Coffee, Dekalb, Robertson, and Montgomery counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.



See the Previous Month's Stats!

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Built by Paragon and surrounded by sought-after hotspots of East Nashville, this beautifully designed three-story home includes a two-car garage, three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, and two covered balconies!

This home offers a modernized open floor plan that features a gas stove, a waterfall marble island, upgraded Restoration Hardware kitchen lighting, and a tankless water heater. Just steps away from Ugly Mugs, Rosepepper, Two Ten Jack, Jeni's, and 5 Daughter's, this home isn't one you want to miss!

Listed by Jason Kloess

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When purchasing a home, a pre-approval and a loan commitment are both important steps in the mortgage process, but they are different.

A pre-approval is a preliminary assessment of a borrower's creditworthiness and ability to qualify for a mortgage. To obtain a pre-approval, the borrower typically provides financial and personal information to a lender, who will then review the information to determine the borrower's credit score, income, debt-to-income ratio, and other factors that could affect their ability to obtain a mortgage. A pre-approval letter provides the borrower with an estimated loan amount they are likely to qualify for and can help demonstrate to sellers that the borrower is a serious buyer.

One thing to remember is that NO…

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Our bodies are composed of 55% to 60% water, so it’s no surprise that homeowners are interested in ways to upgrade their home water quality. From chlorine and heavy metals to unpleasant smells and flavors, there are a number of excellent reasons to first test your water, then take steps to refine your municipal water supply. Read on for a breakdown of the why, the how, and the results you should achieve with various methods.

Is Your Water Safe?

As residents ourselves, we’re pleased to report that the water reaching you throughout Middle Tennessee has been carefully filtered, treated, and tested before it is sent out into your community.

But there’s a catch: water utility companies are not responsible for nor required to ensure that the…

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Outdoor lighting is truly a multifunctional upgrade for your home. The right lighting will make your home more aesthetically pleasing, safer, and will enhance your home’s existing security measures. To learn more about the best ways to improve your home by adding outdoor lighting, read on.

Outdoor Lighting: Getting Started

Everything you’ve learned about creating appealing indoor lighting systems will translate to your outdoor lighting efforts. A variety of lights emanating from multiple points will result in the ideal diffuse effect.

In every outside space, your goal will be to avoid glare. Lighting should point down, away from the viewers’ eyes. If your home sits up higher than the street, visitors heading up to your home will have a…

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You have to see this truly spectacular Governor’s Club estate home!

The property is filled with many updates including a brand new roof, remodeled kitchen, expansive back patio, custom safe room, workshop, new HVAC, and custom landscaping. As you walk into the foyer you will notice a beautifully open yet warm and inviting main level with an owner’s suite, large great room, parlor, and dining room. The second floor includes three bedrooms and a massive bonus area with a dry kitchen. On the bottom floor, you can find a master-crafted walk-out basement with a full kitchen, bar, wine cellar, and movie theater. This home is a beauty!

Listed by Stephen Brush

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