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

 

 

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

Butcher & Bee

Davidson County

Butcher & Bee opened in 2011 with the simple mission of serving honest-to-goodness sandwiches made with flavor combinations and food

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The possibilities are endless with this French-inspired home located in the highly sought-after Devonshire Manor! With the home being centrally located to Belle Meade, Brentwood, and Franklin, it can't get any better. The home features high-end finishes throughout, attention to detail in every room, endless space, a great layout, an in-law suite, a beautiful backyard, and access to Harpeth Hills Golf Course right across the street. Don't miss out on this amazing property!

Listed by Anne Zadick

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Fire pits are one of the most popular backyard entertainment features, and they’re a straightforward DIY project as well! Modern fire pits are warm, beautiful, and safe, and make outdoor entertaining in Middle Tennessee feasible eight to nine months out of the year.

Are you ready to create your own fire pit? All you need is a budget of around $100 and a free afternoon, and you could be roasting s’mores around your new outdoor space by nightfall. Today’s guide will walk you through each step, so scroll through to learn just how to make a DIY fire pit.

1.) Check Local Building Codes

Depending on your local ordinances, there may be restrictions on DIY fire pits. Before you get started on your project, take a few moments to read up on

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If you’re fortunate, your home has one more bedroom than your family requires. While creating a guest bedroom is the traditional move, we've gathered our favorite alternative ideas for your spare bedroom to share with you. We find that the happiest homeowners are those who use their homes to meet their needs rather than opting to conform to standard expectations, so as you read through our list, follow your heart to find your bliss!

Keep scrolling for 11 ideas that can be used either in tandem with a guest space or in lieu of one.

1.) Experiment With Bold Color

If you do decide to use your spare bedroom to accommodate your houseguests, consider painting the walls a bold color you adore. While you might not want your own bedroom to be awash

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Unique and one-of-a-kind truly don't fully communicate the beauty of this incredible property! Resting among towering trees and flowering bushes, this private oasis offers a long list of amenities, luxury finishes, spacious rooms, gorgeous details, a studio space, and a full unfinished basement. It's hard to believe but this home is even better than the pictures show!

Listed by Lisa Culp Taylor - LCT Team

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In Middle Tennessee, fall is a breathtakingly beautiful place. Understandably, then, most of us want to spend fall out and about, enjoying the festivals, sights, and smells of our state. For homeowners, though, we have fall chores to complete before winter arrives. Our fall home checklist below will help you weatherproof your home, improve its energy efficiency, and help you tackle your tasks one step at a time.

1.) Clean Out or Replace Gutters

It’s easy to take your gutters for granted; when they’re working, you hardly notice them. However, even one season with clogged gutters will increase the risk of foundation damage and dry rot within your home.

This fall, either climb up and clean out your gutters, or hire a service to handle it for

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Have you been asked to cosign by someone looking to get a home loan approval? You may be wondering why they would ask or how this affects you. This article will help you to understand both of these points. 

 

Why Were You Asked To Cosign? 

These are the top reasons that home loan applicants seek a co-borrower:

  • Income: People may ask for a cosigner to include more income on their mortgage application. Higher income on the application can make it easier to get approved or borrow more from the lender.
  • Credit score: Having someone with a higher credit score may help to secure a lower rate. 
  • Employment: Little or poor employment history can prevent mortgage approval. Having a cosigner with better employment history can aid in getting
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Located in Annandale, and previously featured in the Parade of Homes, this gorgeous estate home offers a beautiful lot with mature trees, a custom water feature, and room for a pool! The home also features many beautiful details, two staircases leading up to bedrooms, a billiard room, a theatre room, a great location just 15 minutes from downtown, zoning for top-rated schools, and so much more. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

Just a short 10-minute drive from Nashville and access to three major interstates, Brentwood’s rolling hills are home to many Fortune 500 companies located both in Maryland Farms and Cool Springs, although you wouldn’t know it given the large number of lush green parks and nature areas the city boasts. Located in

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Parks is proud to highlight a rock star team from our Franklin office, the LCT Team!

The LCT Team is led by Lisa Culp Taylor and is comprised of 14 members – nine real estate agents and five office staff. The agent roster includes Amy Pappas, Ashlee Baker (not pictured), Vickie Freas, Marabeth Poole, Meredith Zeller, Megan Jones Campbell, Margaret Orton, Maile Stover, and Lisa Culp Taylor. The office staff includes Molly Burns, Drew Dudley, Mary Nebel, Katherine Nixon, and Marty McGinley.

Lisa joined Parks in 2003 because she loved the development component of the company. After meeting Bob Parks and the management team, she felt like she had found the perfect brokerage. Since joining, Lisa feels like the benefits of being with Parks have only

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