Home renovations are a common undertaking for homeowners who wish to expand, update, customize, or change the floor plan of their home. Have you been considering launching a home renovation in 2025? If so, it’s time to start planning in earnest. You have a lot to decide on: your general plans, the contractors from whom you want to secure bids, how you will fund the project, where you plan to stay (if you cannot remain at home), and what you’ll do when the work takes longer than you and your contractor planned.

Take a deep breath. You’ve got this! Remember that more than half of all homeowners in the US will complete home renovation plans this year, and you are just as capable of doing the same. Middle Tennessee is home to incredible contractors,…

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If your plans for 2024 include moving into a smaller space, you can’t wait until next spring to do some serious decluttering. As daunting as it may seem to sort through your belongings, weighing out what to keep, what to toss, and what to donate, the results are well worth investing your time and effort.

To help you jump into the process, we have selected seven downsizing tips our realtors have given their clients and used themselves over the years. Let’s get started!

1.) Envision Your Desired Lifestyle

Downsizing is an ideal time to examine your lifestyle as it currently exists; then envision how you plan for it to be this same time next year. For example, if you plan to entertain frequently, you may wish to hang on to kitchen items that…

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Middle Tennessee is famous for its live music, and our bar and restaurant scenes are a delectable extension of our thriving music culture. From the most casual and cozy spots to elegant dining rooms, you can find excellent live music in a diverse array of locations throughout the region. To help you find your new favorites, we’ve written this guide to our Top Ten Live Music Spots in Middle Tennesse--more specifically, restaurants and bars.

Bon Appetit, and happy listening!

Live Oak
1530 Demonbreun St. | Nashville

Live Oak on Music Row in Nashville is a vibrant spot where live music, cold beer, and whiskey come together. Known for its relaxed atmosphere, it offers a diverse menu featuring burgers, chicken, and bar eats, perfect for kicking off…

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Middle Tennessee summers can be sweltering, but there's a surefire way to beat the heat while indulging in some of the region's finest treats: visit one of our picks for the top ten best ice cream shops! Each of these delightful spots offers a unique twist on the classic summer dessert, ensuring there's something to satisfy every palate. So, this summer, take a break from the heat and explore these beloved ice cream parlors across Middle Tennessee. Each visit promises not just a refreshing treat, but also a delicious moment to remember.

Fryce Cream
2905 12th Ave S STE 104 | Nashville

Fryce Cream is the brainchild of Nashville chef Jeremy Barlow, known for his innovative restaurants and pop-up concepts. Inspired by the moment during which he…

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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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Fixer-uppers are DIY projects by nature. Elegant mid-century homes require plenty of TLC; even once-new homes require maintenance and upgrades over time. No matter which type of property your home may be, you likely feel a sense of accomplishment and even pride when you tackle and complete a repair, upgrade, or full section of a renovation.

The key to successful DIY is threefold: research, preparation, and follow-through. The kiss of death? Eyeballing a project, assuming you have the knowledge and technique figured out just by doing so, and diving straight in. The results will range from catastrophic (in the case of water or structural damage) to merely ugly (like an eyesore wall patch.)

The cost of repairing a catastrophic outcome will be far…

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The weather in Middle Tennessee makes swimming a dream from Memorial Day right through Labor Day. The downside of this optimal swimming region is that every public pool worth visiting is packed when you want to take a dip! Sure, you can drive out into the wilderness to swim near a waterfall, but if you’re like the rest of us, you find yourself fantasizing about how much you and your family would love to have your own backyard pool.

Unless you have a hefty savings account with an extra $80,000 to spare, it can be difficult to justify spending that much to secure access to a peaceful swim anytime you please. Hold off for a moment if you’ve been mulling over swallowing your pride and ordering an above-ground pool for the summer. We have some ideas…

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Middle Tennessee offers a picturesque landscape that beckons outdoor enthusiasts to explore its beauty through camping. Nestled within this region are a plethora of stunning state parks and natural reserves, each offering a unique and immersive experience. With its moderate climate, camping in Middle Tennessee is a year-round adventure, allowing visitors to witness the breathtaking changes of the seasons. From the vibrant colors of fall to the lush greenery of spring and the serene winters, every season offers a new perspective on the area's natural beauty.

Whether hiking through scenic trails, fishing in tranquil lakes, or simply unwinding by a crackling campfire under a starlit sky, camping in Middle Tennessee offers an opportunity to embrace…

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Summer is six weeks away, and the temperatures in Tennessee are projected to be even hotter than usual. The good news is that Middle Tennessee is home to several fantastic water parks, which are ideal for staying active and beating the heat simultaneously. 

These cooling aquatic sanctuaries also allow you and your loved ones to stay social and pursue healthy activities even during this summer’s most sweltering days. Dive into plunge pools, scream down enormous water slides, relax on a lazy river, and connect with your children on splash pads and in shallow pools. 

Lifeguards will be on standby, but any children who cannot swim will be prohibited from entering pools and using water slides. Please visit the websites for each venue (included…

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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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