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When you are selling your home, you want to take full advantage of the market. No matter your home’s location, size, or age, it will bring in significantly more if you are able to optimize its condition before you list it for sale. However, if you are preparing to sell your home and you have realized that it needs extra TLC before it is market ready, today’s guide is for you.

The worst-case scenario for your property is it languishing on the market for months after you list it, only drawing in a smattering of lowball offers. To avoid this disheartening dynamic, rectify the following before listing:

Clutter

You are no doubt used to your belongings being comfortably strewn throughout your home. Sellers, though, will expect your home’s

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Full-on renovations are the most powerful method for transforming your home, but don’t be fooled into believing that you have to take on significant debt to make your home a better place in which to live. Strategic, thoughtful, small upgrades to enhance your space can create an impact on both your comfort level and your interior style. Choose just a few affordable luxuries, implement them as you are able, and prepare to fall in love with your home all over again. 

Add Richly Textured Plants

It’s no secret that houseplants are an excellent way to beautify your living spaces. Plants are available in a dazzling array of colors, scents, and sizes; they cleanse the air you breathe. Lastly, they can be matched with complementing vessels of nearly

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Middle Tennessee shopping is booming, with new hyper-local boutiques thriving alongside international chains. Whether you want to experience the classic Americana mall or indulge in high-end luxury shopping, our picks for the best shopping spots in Middle TN have your next retail therapy destination decided. 

Tanger Outlets
4060 Cane Ridge Pkwy | Antioch

Tanger Outlets is Middle Tennessee’s newest outlet center, offering more than 60 shops. The Antioch neighborhood in Nashville finally has a sprawling shopping experience to call their own, and this beautiful open-air spot has generated quite a buzz! 

Come shop Coach, Ralph Lauren, Ariat, Pottery Barn, ZWILLING J.A. Henckels, Banana Republic, Levi’s, Joe’s Jeans, Fossil, Vera Bradley, Nike,

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In the United States, two-thirds of households own at least one pet, which means you are likely the caretaker of one yourself. If so, you are going to find today’s article on keeping your home clean and pet-friendly quite helpful!

While we all adore our pets and appreciate the humor, happiness, and companionship they freely offer, there’s no denying that they complicate our lives with respect to keeping a tidy home. If your pet sheds, tracks in mud, tears up toys, or knocks your fresh mug of coffee off the table, you know how challenging it can be to keep up with the messes our darling little monsters make daily.

However, once you have implemented a routine that covers all your basis without wearing you out, you’ll find it far simpler to keep

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Estate sales are a popular choice for homeowners and beneficiaries to liquidate assets and prepare a home for sale. Estate sales involve selling all or most of the items belonging to an estate at a price point that reflects their current market value. These items are sold directly from the home, which is opened to the public for a set period of time.

When should you consider holding an estate sale and what will that process involve? Read on to find out.

Why Hold an Estate Sale?

In some cases, estate sales are a legal requirement decided upon in probate court. This may occur when:

  •        The property owner passes away without having named an heir to their estate.
  •        The property owner’s heirs can’t come to an agreement on how to
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When you’re gathering inspiration for your new home, you’re probably thinking about color palettes, scale, and the schools of design that you love. To create a warm and welcoming environment, it’s also important to think about texture.

Texture can refer to the feeling of an object and the way it appeals to your sense of touch, but it can also refer to an object’s physical appearance and impact. Read on as we explore the many ways you can bring texture into your home to create a full sensory experience.

Reach for Textiles

When you’re looking to add texture to a room, a natural place to start is with the textiles that you choose. This includes lush area rugs, soft curtains, and cozy throw blankets and pillows. You can even find lampshades

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Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, the way you decorate your house can transform it into a true home. We’re committed to matching Middle Tennesseans with the property of their dreams, but it’s up to you to bring that space to life.

Wall art and décor aren’t the only things that can add personality to your home. Indoor plants have the ability to breathe a freshness and vibrancy into any room and they’re easier to decorate with than you might expect.

Today, we’re going to share our top tips for displaying plants. Read on to get inspired and embrace your own indoor gardener.

Create Texture and Variety

One of the most exciting things about decorating with plants is that you’re practically unlimited when it comes

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Our sense of smell is powerful and can unlock memories, evoke certain moods, and set the overall tone for the day. Candles, wax melts, incense, and essential oils are more popular than ever, and you can find them in just about any scent imaginable.  As a result, scent has become a surprisingly chic (albeit intangible) element of interior design.

How can you decide which scents are right for your home? We’re here to help you utilize the principles of aromatherapy to create the right ambiance from room to room. Read on for our guide to the best home scents to incorporate into your interior design.

First Impressions: Best Entryway Scents

Whether you’re coming home from a long day of work, or a guest is stepping through your doorway for the

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The height of the year’s outdoor entertainment season is nearly here, so what better time than now to level up with our recommendation for 2023’s best outdoor tech upgrades? With products to improve your security, lawn health, and even your pool’s chemical balance, we are confident you’ll find something for yourself or a loved one below.

Best Outdoor Security Cameras

Arlo Pro 4 Spotlight Camera
$199.99

The Arlo 4 Spotlight Camera packs an impressive suite of features into an affordable, small product. Its 2k video is clear around the clock thanks to color night vision, auto-zoom, and motion tracking. It integrates with Siri, Alexa, Samsung’s SmartThings, and Apple’s HomeKit.

Because the Arlo Pro 4 is entirely wireless, it is a breeze to

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Middle Tennessee residents and visitors, listen up: it’s time to prepare to beat the scorching summer heat in the coolest, most enjoyable way possible – by hitting the best water parks in Tennessee! These aquatic sanctuaries are a great way for the whole family to stay active and have fun during the warmest months of the year.

Dive into adventures large and small on water slides that twist and turn, in peaceful wave pools that bring the beach to you, and down lazy rivers that evoke memories of childhood days spent floating on quiet waterways. Your small children can spend hours bouncing through splash pads and paddling in safe, shallow pools while vigilant lifeguards stand watch.

Gather your swimwear, slather on some high-SPF sunscreen, and

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