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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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After the flurry of activity surrounding the purchase of a home, the long and luxurious process of making it one’s own may be the best way there is for a new homeowner to unwind. Today, we’re highlighting ten of the best ways to personalize your home!

No matter your budget, DIY skill level, or artistic ability, we hope these tips will guide and inspire you to have fun while you accomplish beautiful flourishes of self-expression throughout your home.

 

1.) Re-Make an Entrance

The entrance to your home is your first opportunity to set your home apart. A brightly-painted door, a quirky statue, a hand-shaped walkway, or bold landscaping: are any of these common approaches right for your new home?

If you’re moving into a home that has a Home

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Located in one of Nashville's premier historic neighborhoods, this 1920's Richland West End bungalow has been lovingly restored and offers relaxed elegance! This home features a long list of modern updates, maintained historic finishes where possible, an incredible layout with great flow, and a private backyard and sweeping front porch that's perfect for entertaining. 

Hillsboro Village is a thriving neighborhood with great walkability, unique shops, and locally-owned restaurants. With an eclectic vibe, the area is inviting to foodies, artists, and artisans alike.

Nestled around 21st Avenue between Interstate 440 and 31st and Wedgwood Avenues is the thriving neighborhood of Hillsboro Village. At just four square blocks, residents can peruse

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For real estate investors, waiting for the market to stabilize is usually the way to go. But considering the current pandemic, stabilizing could take some time. And with so much real estate opportunity on the horizon (and currently), waiting may not be something you want to do. 

If this sounds like you, here are four principles to help guide you through real estate investing during a crisis.

 

1. Be Patient

It's an unfortunate expectation, but with the recent spike in unemployment, it won't be lone before we see homeowners foreclose. As an investor, you need to be patient and be more selective. 

Wait for a property with a large profit margin and can withstand a possible hit in resale value (more on that below). There are still many

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