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Parks is proud to highlight the managing broker of our East Nashville office, Anna Altic!

Anna has been a part of the Parks family for two years. When it comes to real estate, she specializes in working with historic properties and eco-friendly homes. Anna comes from the hospitality industry where she worked as an event and catering manager. This experience was later followed by a transfer into convention sales for the Renaissance Nashville Hotel and the Nashville Convention Center.

Anna chose to become a real estate agent after purchasing her first home in East Nashville in 2002 with her then-husband. Her home buying experience made her completely fall in love with the real estate process. After the birth of her second child, Anna decided she

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Calling all home bakers! Whether you’ve picked up the hobby during quarantine or are ready to refine your collection of home baking accouterments, this article is for you. Today we’re discussing home baking must-haves: bread-bakers, pie-makers, cookie mavens and more will delight in our extensive list of kitchen essentials. 

Rest assured, no baking challenge will catch you off-guard if you have the following tools in your kit!

1.) Silicone Baking Mats

While it’s perfectly acceptable to use parchment paper instead, silicone baking mats are our preferred option. Nearly every home baker has had the unpleasant experience of running out of parchment paper at 11 p.m. the night before a batch of cookies must be ready. Silicone mats never run out,

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When you invite a friend or family member to come to town and stay in your guest room, what goes through your mind? Underneath the excitement you feel at the thought of seeing your guest, do you also feel unease about the state of your guest room? This common challenge may even be preventing you from having guests stay over! If so, make 2021 the year you push past this hang-up.

Today, we’re going to share our top tips to make your guest room more inviting. Don’t worry, you don’t need to spend an outrageous amount of cash to create a space that makes your guests feel welcome, comfortable, and ready to relax. However, there are some tried and true techniques below that can be created at a wide range of price points, for those who wish to go all out.

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Parks Realty was recognized with a top Member Achievement Award from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), a global network of market-leading independent real estate firms, during a special awards ceremony held virtually March 1.

Parks Realty was named to the Momentum Club in recognition of achieving an increase of 114% in their broker-to-broker referral production in 2020.

“With the challenges that 2020 presented we were focused on communication and service to our agents and customers. Parks Realty strives to exceed expectations from start to finish and this shows the dedication of our agents to their clients and customers, it is an honor to receive this recognition,” said Michele Barnes, Director of Relocation for Parks

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Built in 2020, this magazine-worthy luxury home rests in the gated King's Chapel community! This custom home features a double iron door entry, tons of living and entertainment space, full-yard sod and irrigation, landscape lighting, a recirculating hot water pump, plantation shutters, surround speakers, a screened back porch, custom lighting, and many other designer touches.

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

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Parks is proud to highlight an amazing agent from our Mt. Juliet office, Jennifer Hamrick!

Jennifer has been a part of the Parks family since she got her license three years ago. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and specializes in working with real estate investors and urban core properties. Prior to real estate, Jennifer worked in sales and management for over 12 years. In her previous role, she worked in the social services field for five years with a nonprofit that helped families involved with the Department of Children’s Services.

When asked why she chose to join the Parks Family of REALTORS®, Jennifer stated, “Parks felt like family from the moment I walked through the door.” She chose to become a real estate agent

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There are many common mistakes first-time homebuyers make. Some are minor, while others can end up being costly. Fortunately, several of these mistakes are avoidable! Please read and share this article with other first-time homebuyers to help them spot these common errors before making them.

Mistake #1: Looking For A Home Before Getting Pre-Approved

When you shop for a home before approval, you run the risk of falling in love with a home that's out of your price range --ruining the whole home buying experience before you start.

Instead, focus on the finances first. Make sure you have enough saved for a down payment and the closing costs and get your pre-approval before you start home shopping.

Mistake #2: Buying More Than You Can

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Since Tennesseans have spent most of the last year sticking close to our homes, it comes as no surprise that many of us have been bitten by the organization bug. With spring just around the corner, now is the perfect time to make the final push, clearing out all of your boxed up unwanted items once and for all, leaving you with an organized and clean living space in which to (hopefully) finish out the last few months of quarantine.

If you’ve found yourself with a ton of stuff you don’t need anymore but are having trouble deciding just what to do with it, consider calling one of the following local donation services to send a truck right to your doorstep. While you may need to schedule 2 - 4 weeks in advance, rest assured that these charitable

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Here is your chance to own a piece of Nashville history with this beautifully restored 1800's home and brick carriage house! This rare jewel is located in the heart of Nashville in Historic Germantown and features high ceilings, irreplaceable historic details, a curved staircase, seven ornate fireplaces, a two-story enclosed porch, and much more. The detached, perfectly restored carriage house includes three apartments that currently generate over $100k in annual rental income. This property is a must-see!

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

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Parks is proud to highlight the managing broker of our Mt. Juliet office, Jeanette Nelson!

Jeanette holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and Communication from Western Kentucky University. Prior to real estate, she held management positions as a production coordinator with various large printing companies, as well as the role of Director of Print Operations for Whittle Communications. When it comes to real estate, Jeanette specializes in lake properties and residential sales in the areas of Wilson, Sumner, Davidson, and Williamson counties.

Jeanette has been a licensed REALTOR® and part of the Parks family for 17 years. She chose to become a real estate agent for the flexibility of being able to be present in her son’s lives,

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