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Eyeing that perfect house but feeling a bit flustered by the talk of high mortgage rates? Don't let those numbers scare you off just yet! Here are some nifty tricks to navigate these high rates. Think of them as your secret weapons to bag that dream home, even when rates are playing hardball.

Let's dive into seven smart moves that could make those seemingly daunting rates work in your favor!

1.) Seller Sweeteners: Ever heard of seller concessions? Picture this: sellers covering a chunk of your closing costs, throwing in a shiny home warranty, or even leaving behind some dreamy appliances. When rates climb, sellers are often more game to negotiate these goodies.

2.) Closing Cost Cushion: Feeling the pinch of those upfront costs? Some

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Middle Tennessee offers a rich tapestry of cultural experiences, and our museums are no exception; in fact, they are among the best museums in the nation. Whether you are interested in history, art, sports, music, natural history, classic cars, or even architecture, you will find an outstanding destination to cater to your curiosities!

This guide will introduce you to the Best Museums in Middle TN, especially those that are emblematic of the unique and beautiful culture of which we locals are so immensely proud.

The Parthenon
2500 West End Ave | Nashville

Nashville’s Parthenon is a full-scale replica of the original Greek marvel of architecture. During your visit, be sure to enjoy visiting the full-scale statue of the goddess Athena before

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Indulge your senses while supporting the heart of our region by patronizing the best bakeries in Middle TN. These independent gems not only fill the air with the irresistible aroma of freshly baked treats but also contribute to the uniquely beautiful tapestry of our community. From flaky, buttery pastries to a wide array of artisanal breads, these bakeries offer a delectable parade of delights that are anything but ordinary. 

By choosing local, you're not just savoring exceptional flavors; you're investing in the passion and dedication of your own neighbors. Let your taste buds embark on a journey through the rich, diverse offerings of Middle Tennessee's bakeries, and relish in the knowledge that your choice fosters a flourishing local economy and

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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.

 

 

See the Previous Month's Stats!

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It’s no secret that some of the most stressful parts of becoming a homeowner are securing a mortgage, locating your ideal property, placing a competitive offer, and navigating the intricacies of closing paperwork and processes. Of course, you have your agent to take care of you and your interests every step of the way! 

Once you have your keys in hand and the deed in your name, you may experience a whole new wave of thoughts and emotions—hopefully full of pride in your accomplishment and plans for your new home. You may also find yourself wondering: What happens now?

Here are some things to expect when you become a homeowner:

You Will Feel More Security and Freedom

Whether it happens as soon as you have the keys in hand, or a week later

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Built by JBT Builders, this new construction home offers a modern mix of sleek designer finishes and next-level sophistication!

This home checks all the boxes. On the main level, you can find two bedrooms, spacious entertaining spaces, a catering kitchen and pantry, Thermador appliances, custom cabinetry, and a separate dining area. Upstairs features three bedroom suites and a generous bonus room. The lower level includes a full walk out basement with a wine room, a family room, a media and bedroom suite, and a large unfinished storage area. Outside, you'll find a screened-in porch with a fireplace and a three-car garage. To top it off, this jaw-dropping home rests on a quiet cul-de-sac street. You have to see this spectacular home!

Listed by

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HGTV’s “Love it or List It” showcases an all-too-familiar conundrum for homeowners throughout Middle Tennessee and beyond. If you’ve seen the show, you know featured guests ask for help deciding whether to remodel and relist or remodel and stay put in their refreshed home. 

As much as you may feel like this show could feature you and your current predicament, the reality is that very few Americans have enough expendable cash, a team of professionals, and a hotel voucher to cover our time away from home. Still, you have a decision to make: should you stay, or should you go? 

Let’s break down the factors that are most likely to help you determine the answer to this question. 

You Should Stay If:

You Have Poor Credit

Life can throw up

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Nestled in the established Brentmeade community, this exquisite remodeled home offers the perfect blend of style and comfort!

Situated conveniently near I-65, this home offers quick and easy access to the vibrant cities of Brentwood, historic Downtown Franklin, and the bustling heart of Nashville. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by a grand foyer which leads to an inviting light filled living area, adorned with elegant finishes. The heart of this home is the chef's kitchen, featuring top-of-the-line appliances, elegant cabinetry, and ample counter space. The adjacent breakfast nook is bathed in natural light, creating an inviting space for meals. The spacious den, with its cozy atmosphere, is perfect for any occasion. The fully finished

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Finding the perfect home is thrilling, but the financial puzzle that accompanies it can be daunting. Luckily, government-backed home loan programs exist to smooth the path toward homeownership. If you're curious about these programs and how they can help you land that dream home, let's dive into the realm of government home loans.

Understanding Government Home Loans

Government home loans—like VA, FHA, and USDA loans—are backed by federal agencies, offering better terms and rates to eligible applicants. They're not confined to the conventional guidelines for income, debt, credit, and down payment set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Working with Government Agencies

Approved mortgage lenders collaborate with government agencies to assist

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This one-of-a-kind Forest Hills home was designed and crafted with attention to every detail by renowned interior designer April Tomlin in collaboration with Rogers Build!

Situated on a flat acre, this new construction offers an exquisite stone exterior and Cedar Shake roof marrying old world and new Southern Traditional styles seamlessly. Hand-picked brick flooring in the foyer greets you and leads you into the Oak kitchen with double islands overlooking the pool. A second kitchen is equipped with double Wolf ovens, Sub Zero appliances and plaster throughout. The primary suite features stunning oak beams and a private terrace while the primary bathroom features vintage sourced marble floors and custom steel doors. With multiple entertainment

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