So, you've got a home --that cozy nest where you can rest, relax, and create memories. But did you know your house can do more than just be a roof over your head?

Whether you're a prospective homebuyer or a current homeowner, there are creative ways to turn your property into a money-making machine beyond building equity or renting it out to travelers. Let's explore some exciting options.

Store and Earn

Got a garage or storage space you're not using to its full potential? Rent it out! People are always on the lookout for extra storage. Search for neighborhood storage online to help you connect with renters. Your unused space could turn into a monthly paycheck.

The Host With the Most

If you have a large and attractive outdoor area,…

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With the holidays approaching, you may be in search of ways to give back to the community, especially through organizations that are based right here in Middle Tennessee. With that in mind, today we are shining the spotlight on ten volunteer opportunities and potential donation destinations. While these organizations work year-round to serve those in need, they do arrange concerted efforts to bring food, clothing, and much-needed assistance with the burdens experienced by our own underprivileged friends and neighbors around the holidays.

We are grateful to you for choosing to donate your time, services, goods, or financial assistance this holiday season. It is your warmth, generosity, and compassion for those in need that shows how beautiful the…

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Courtesy of Southern Edge Construction, this truly exceptional home boasts an array of features that redefine modern living, offering both elegance and functionality!

On an acre inside city limits, this home has it all. The elegant main house offers six beds, five full baths, two half baths, two offices, bonus and theater rooms, and a wine cellar. The gourmet kitchen showcases Fisher-Paykel appliances and endless counter space. Outside, you can enjoy the covered deck off the back of the home – rain or shine! From there, you can step down to an oasis-like pool area featuring a sunken fire pit, hot tub, grill, and ample lounge space. Continue to the pool house with the potential for a bedroom, complete with a kitchenette, full bath, and sauna. An…

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Middle Tennessee shopping is booming, with new hyper-local boutiques thriving alongside international chains. Whether you want to experience the classic Americana mall or indulge in high-end luxury shopping, our picks for the best shopping spots in Middle TN have your next retail therapy destination decided. 

Tanger Outlets
4060 Cane Ridge Pkwy | Antioch

Tanger Outlets is Middle Tennessee’s newest outlet center, offering more than 60 shops. The Antioch neighborhood in Nashville finally has a sprawling shopping experience to call their own, and this beautiful open-air spot has generated quite a buzz! 

Come shop Coach, Ralph Lauren, Ariat, Pottery Barn, ZWILLING J.A. Henckels, Banana Republic, Levi’s, Joe’s Jeans, Fossil, Vera Bradley, Nike,…

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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.

 

 

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This property embodies perfection! Built by Bordeaux Homes and nestled in a prime location, this home is just footsteps to historic downtown Franklin's allure, fine eateries, charming shops, and iconic landmarks.

Upstairs, discover convenience and luxury with three bedrooms, each boasting en suite baths and walk-in closets. A spacious bonus room awaits, inviting laughter and joy. A second bonus room or 5th bedroom above the garage offers a private entrance, kitchenette, WIC, and full bathroom – an ideal space for guests or creative endeavors. Storage will never be a concern with the spacious walk-in attic storage, accommodating all your possessions. Don't miss out on this home!

Listed by Lisa Culp Taylor - LCT Team

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Like many buyers, you may be considering buying a home, but are hesitant because of the current interest rates While waiting for interest rates to drop is a common strategy for many potential homebuyers, it's essential to understand the implications and potential risks associated with this decision. Let's delve into the considerations and factors that can help you make an informed choice.

1. Increased Affordability: Lower interest rates can make mortgages more affordable for buyers. As a result, more buyers might enter the market, increasing competition for desirable properties.

2. Rising Demand: When interest rates drop, more buyers might be motivated to purchase homes, causing an uptick in demand. This heightened demand can create a sense of…

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Enjoy incredible sunset views from the luxurious northwest corner of the 22nd floor at Broadwest!

This condo has $100k+ in upgrades! With its custom California closets, built-ins throughout, Restoration Hardware light fixtures, and Tuff Skin marble surfaces, this unit screams luxury.  The extended marble island, designated bar area + wine fridge, and additional flex space perfect for a home office make this home perfect for entertaining. The primary suite includes a three-head shower, a private tub in a separate oasis overlooking the city, a large walk-in closet, and a private balcony. Broadwest residences include rooftop amenities like a bar area, indoor/outdoor lounge areas, outdoor grilling, pool + cabanas, a private dining room, meeting rooms,…

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The housing market experiences clear trends, particularly within a geographic region as dynamic as Middle Tennessee. You have, no doubt, been catching the news and social media buzz about the wave of investors who are snapping up properties. As a homeowner preparing for sale yourself, you may have wondered whether or not you should sell to an investor if one were to approach you. As you would expect, there are pros and cons to both sides.

While your personal agent is the ideal person to consult regarding the intricacies of your situation, the following guidelines will be a useful general primer on the main things you’ll want to consider. 

The Buyer’s Future Plans

The most obvious difference between selling to a buyer who plans to move into…

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Even in Middle Tennessee’s thriving real estate market, you may find that you’ve been too optimistic with your initial listing price for your property. The next reasonable step is lowering the price. Sometimes, this will draw buyers like bees flocking to blooming lavender, but there are at least as many instances of nothing happening, even a week or two later. 

But wait: who is that buyer emerging from the shadows? Is this the moment you’ve been waiting for?

No. This is a lowball sniper, the buyer who sees your home languishing on the market and thinks this is their opportunity to offer you a full eight to ten percent less than your asking price. At least, that’s what you will observe during your first interaction.

How are you meant to handle…

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