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While the housing market remains vibrant for buying and selling, the supply continues to be an issue in these past years.

Low supply happens when there's an abundance of buyers but not enough houses for all of them. Many call it a "seller's market," which often results in a bidding war as multiple buyers compete for the same property. Here is how you can still get your dream home despite high competition. 

The Anatomy of a Bidding War

A bidding war in real estate happens when two or more parties compete for the seller's acceptance of their offer. This stressful situation can be intensified if the owner or listing agent knows there's a lot of interest and propose that everyone submit another higher and better offer.

Thus, you have now

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As vaccines are being rolled out and the nation begins to reopen, more homeowners are finally preparing to welcome contract workers back into their homes. If you are looking for workers in Middle Tennessee to assist you with home services like landscaping, gutter cleaning, home organization, packing and/or unpacking boxes, assembling flat-pack furniture, painting services, changing recessed lights 15 feet above your head, cleaning your home, running home-related errands, or home decoration, then the following independent contracting apps may have just the leads you need!

1.) TaskRabbit

TaskRabbit matches freelance workers with local homeowners, which means you can download the free app, search for help with cleaning, handy work, moving house,

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Located in Historic Buena Vista, just west of Germantown, this beautiful Ludlow Row unit is a modern, light-filled home that efficiently uses space! The home features high-end finishes throughout, plenty of living and entertainment space, smart home technology, three stories, a rooftop deck with downtown views, and a great location only a few blocks from some of the best restaurants and coffee shops in the city.

Germantown is one of the most historic neighborhoods in Nashville. This area gained its name in the mid-nineteenth century when many German immigrants called this area home. Brick sidewalks, green spaces, and a strong community presence are all hallmarks of this area. Rosa L Parks Boulevard and Jefferson Street form the edges of this

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Spring is here, which means it’s time to delve into gardening once again. Instead of heading to a big box store, may we recommend checking out a local plant nursery near you? We stand behind all of the garden centers that made our list – they each have a reputation for bountiful, robust plants and outstanding customer service to assist master gardeners to nervous novices and everyone in between. 

Additionally, by shopping local, your garden investments will support your own friends and neighbors, and you’ll be able to explore the extensive cultivars that do best in our climate. Why choose the ordinary when an extraordinary garden is within reach?

(Please note that most of the following locations require masks and limit the number of shoppers who

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

 

 

See the Previous Month's Stats!

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This incredibly renovated Kings Chapel home is turnkey ready! The property features an enormous amount of living and entertainment space, a principal suite with a large luxurious bathroom, refinished hardwoods, new finishes and lighting, and a fenced backyard that overlooks green space.

Arrington is an unincorporated city in Williamson County with beautiful rolling hills and budding luxury home communities. Residents of Arrington get to enjoy a quiet life and are able to take advantage of all the best nature has to offer.

Located on the eastern side of Williamson County, Arrington is a fast-growing community with a lot to offer. Always a beautiful community, Arrington really began to shine with the opening of Arrington Vineyards, owned by

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Parks is proud to highlight an amazing agent from our Smyrna office, Steve Pulk!

Steve has been a licensed agent for 25 years and a member of the Parks family for 11 years. When it comes to real estate, he specializes in property management, flipping houses, and helping individuals and investors buy and sell properties. Prior to his career in real estate, Steve spent 18 years running and owning grocery retail stores.

“Steve gives all of his heart to everything he does. This man is fiercely loyal, totally engaged, and big of heart. Each day he looks for ways he can help or support his fellow agents in our office. Not only does he help tremendously with things around the office, but he also does that all while managing over 90 rental properties

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

Dushi Wrap Cafe

Williamson County

Everything Dushi Wrap does, they do it on the grill! They offer tacos, street hot dogs, grill kebabs, wraps, and so much more. Dushi

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If you’re a member of a busy household, yet long for a pet to care for, we would encourage you to consider one of the following options. Each of these is best kept inside and is as low-maintenance as a pet can be. 

Full disclosure: no pet is 100% low-maintenance. Vet bills, cost of a cage, food, and bedding, and the additional work you may have to put in to arrange pet-sitting when you’re out of town will—and should—factor into your decision to bring a pet into your home.

With that said, let’s dive right in! Browse the following fluffy, fanged, scaled, and slithering suggestions to see if one of these delightful creatures is right for you!

1.) Hamsters

Long considered the default, best choice for a busy household, hamsters are certainly

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Located in Arrington, this gorgeous custom home offers everything a homeowner could want! The property features a two-story foyer, a new gas fireplace, a main floor master, a dream kitchen, high-end finishes, tons of storage, two covered porches, a stunning patio, a walkout basement, and backing to a treeline view.

Arrington is an unincorporated city in Williamson County with beautiful rolling hills and budding luxury home communities. Residents of Arrington get to enjoy a quiet life and are able to take advantage of all the best nature has to offer.

Located on the eastern side of Williamson County, Arrington is a fast-growing community with a lot to offer. Always a beautiful community, Arrington really began to shine with the opening of

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