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Depending on your location within Middle Tennessee, you may find that homes under construction are easier to find than existing homes. Certain areas are so desirable that there simply isn’t enough real estate to go around without new homes being built.              

If this is part of the decision you’re facing as you purchase your next (or first) home, let’s break down some pros and cons of buying a home under construction.

Financial Considerations

Mortgage interest rates are higher than you might prefer, especially when compared to the roughly 3% national average rate we enjoyed in 2020. Rising interest rates have made it somewhat easier for buyers to bid competitively for existing homes, but they have also resulted in higher monthly

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Painted in the sophisticated color Night Owl, this stunning custom-built home boasts Scandinavian architecture with a modern twist!

Walking into the kitchen, you're greeted by a mix of wood and pewter green cabinets, featuring an oversized appliance pantry. The kitchen flows into a vaulted living room and private dining, providing ample space for entertaining. Retreat to your primary suite on the main floor, tucked away for ultimate privacy. You'll find a secondary bedroom and office as well, making it easy to work from home. Upstairs includes two ensuite bedrooms, a flex room, and a bonus room perfect for movie nights or game days. The upper level also features another office that overlooks the expansive great room, providing the perfect space for

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As a homeowner, selling your home can be a complex process that takes several months from start to finish. For most, selling one’s home quickly is a top priority. The longer your home stays on the market, the more likely it is that you will have to reduce your asking price, and the greater the impact on your finances and the timeline for your next home.

Today, we are laying out our tips for a faster home sale. While your agent will have insightful recommendations specific to your home and budget, these tips are generally good practice for any homeowner planning to sell their home this year.

There Is No Time to Waste

You are selling your home because you plan to upgrade, downsize, or relocate within months from the date you list. To avoid

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Convenient to Green Hills, 12 South, Warner Park and downtown, this unspeakably majestic home sits on almost an acre lot!

This gated home offers a sprawling floor plan that effortlessly blends contemporary style with timeless elegance. You'll love the 12 foot ceilings graced with warm white oak. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with double ovens, an expansive prep kitchen, and the oversized island is a dream come true for the most discerning chefs. Off the kitchen, you can find an au pair suite with it's own external door and laundry. The vaulted main level primary wing features a soaking tub + immense closet space. The lower level of the home opens out to the vast back lawn and offers up space for a theater, fitness studio, billiards, etc. To top

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So, you're a homeowner. Maybe you've been in your cozy abode for a while now, or perhaps you're just starting to nest. Either way, there comes a time when you might consider a cash-out refinance. But when is it a good time to take the plunge into the world of cash-out refinancing? Let's explore.

When It’s a Smart Move

First off, what exactly is a cash-out refinance? Well, it's like hitting the reset button on your mortgage, but with a twist. You snag a new loan that's a tad bigger than your current one, pocket the difference in cash, and then kick back and ponder what to do with it.

Now, picture this: you've been keeping up with your mortgage payments, and your home's value has soared over the years. Suddenly, you find yourself with some

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So, you're ready to dive back into the exhilarating world of homebuying for the second time around? As your local mortgage pro in the heart of our community, we're here to walk you through the process and answer some burning questions, including whether you can utilize government loans again. 

The Requirements and Challenges:

First things first, let's talk about the nitty-gritty. Unlike your first venture into homeownership where grants and initiatives might have eased the burden of a down payment, as a second-time buyer, you won't have access to those same perks. You'll likely need some cash upfront.

If you're selling your current home, you can channel those sale proceeds right into your next down payment. Now, about those stricter

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Say hello to this meticulously renovated historic home, nestled in the heart of Nashville's coveted 12 South neighborhood!

No detail has been spared in the renovation of this home. This home boasts a gourmet kitchen with top of the line appliances, custom cabinetry, quartzite countertops, beautiful custom built-ins in the open living space, and gorgeous lighting upgrades. Retreat to the luxurious and spacious master suite, complete with a spa-like ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet. The two upstairs bedrooms feature their own bathrooms and open up to a great extra living space. In the basement, you'll find an office, bedroom, and another spacious living space. This home also features a detached two-car garage with a separate exterior entrance to

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Middle Tennessee boasts a gorgeous array of both manmade and natural parks intended to offer members of our community adventures into not only nature’s tranquility but also bustling outdoor gathering spaces. Whether you are looking for great walking trails or the tallest, fastest slide in your zip code, today’s guide will help you find your next destination. Read on for our picks in Nashville, Hermitage, Murfreesboro, Hendersonville, Mt. Juliet, Franklin, and Brentwood! No matter where you live or visit in Middle Tennessee, you have an incredible park nearby.

Centennial Park
2500 West End Avenue | Nashville

Centennial Park is situated in the center of downtown, making this bustling park an ideal spot for a mid-day picnic on your lunch break, a

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In the golden olden days, Music City was famous for producing heart-breaking tunes in which dogs were taken away—usually by the singer’s runaway spouse. Thankfully, Nashville and the surrounding towns are now known for being hot spots for dogs and their owners! Many restaurants and breweries provide dog-friendly outdoor seating, outdoor concerts welcome our canine friends, and of course, we have some of the best dog parks in the entire country.

If you’re new to our region, or have newly adopted a dog, the following Ten Best Dog Parks in Middle Tennessee are ideal for offering pups a chance to run off that spring fever energy. No matter where you are located, there is a dog park near you that your companion will love!

Please note: Whether or not

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Perched atop one of seven hills, this modern Tudor on Moutain View offers the perfect combination of breathtaking views and expert craftsmanship!

This brand-new construction delivers on both thoughtful design and quality that can be admired in every detail. Herringbone oak wood floors, Thermador appliances, and Carrera Veil countertops are just a few of our favorites. Thoughtfully situated on an acre, the front vista of this serene retreat provides gorgeous views of the skyline and unencumbered sunsets. Oversized walk-in closets, vaulted ceilings, and a three-car garage provide expansive comfort within the home. The wet bar on the main floor paired with a deluxe sound system throughout is an entertainer’s dream. Separate access through the entry

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