Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: January, 2018

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January 2018

Found 7 blog entries for January 2018.

The Best Ice Cream Parlors in Nashville, TennesseeFrom the quaint soda shoppes of yore to the modern flavors of today, ice cream is one treat that never goes out of style. And no matter which style of ice cream you're looking for, you can find it in Nashville, TN. And thank goodness that's true in a city that's no stranger to heat! For all of the sweet tooths in Nashville, it's time to grab a spoon, and try these sensational spots around town.

Bobbie's Dairy Dip

Dishing out soft serve ice cream since 1951, this roadside attraction has stayed in business for its classic take on cones, milkshakes, and sundaes. For everyone who remembers the feeling of being handed a soft-serve vanilla dripping with coated chocolate sauce on a hot day, it might be time for a major blast from the past. It's not

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Best Museums in NashvilleEven though it's known as Music City, Nashville is a treasure and a tourist destination for other reasons as well—it boasts a long and diverse history, abundant culture and charm, natural beauty, and architectural gems. This southern gem has a kind of international flavor as well as some of the best, and most unusual, museums in the country.

Here's a sampling:

Music—Nashville's Lifeblood

Country Music Hall of Fame

Visit this unique museum and research center to learn about and enjoy the history of a strictly American musical genre. It's a must see, that often includes live presentations to complement its galleries and exhibits. During the year, a number of public programs are available, and any time is a great time to visit!

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The Nashville Scene in Vibrant and Alive, No Matter What MusicSinging along in Nashville is not normally discouraged! In fact, for music fans, it's one of the best reasons to visit Music City, and there are any number of music venues for enthusiastic fans to sing along, clap hands, dance or simply enjoy the beat. To its credit, the city also embraces more than country music, so if classic sonatas or opera are more your style, they're readily available.

While a visitor to Music City can find live music being performed in bars and restaurants, on street corners and parks, and in smaller clubs throughout the city, it's the concert halls and big stages that attract visitors in record numbers to experience the thrill of top-name performers and the latest hits.

Ryman Auditorium

The musical "gold standard"

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Best Nashville Coffee ShopsWhether an individual requires a cup of better-than-decent coffee to start their day, or they simply like to indulge in a great cup of Joe every once in a while, Nashville is the place to be. The city is teeming with caffeine, with plenty of amazing coffee shops to try.

These are some of the top coffee shops in Nashville:


ZolliKoffee prides itself on being an independent Nashville establishment. Not only does it offer a classic menu of traditional espresso drinks, but this coffee house allows patrons to indulge in extra flavors such as cardamom, chocolate mint and honey and cinnamon. In addition to coffee, this shop also features a menu of breakfast panini sandwiches, fresh baked goods and light lunches. Regulars often find

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4 Things Home Buyers Must Know About Escrow AccountsFor many home buyers, escrow is an important part of the buying process. In order to properly participate in a home purchase, people need to understand how escrow relates to buying a home, and when escrow accounts might be used after closing.

1. Escrow Basics

The essential premise of escrow is to place a neutral third party in a position to handle monetary concerns between buyers and sellers. In a real estate transaction, a prospective buyer will make a purchase offer and present it to the seller. If the seller accepts the offer, the buyer often provides some funds as earnest money. This money may be used toward a down payment or other costs, or forfeited if the buyer violates terms of the purchase agreement. All money paid into the escrow

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Marketing Your Home During the Sale ProcessHome sales often go best and fastest when the home is properly marketed. Spreading the word about your home, showing buyers your home's best features and presenting your home in the best light possible can all help your home be snatched up more quickly. There are many different aspects to marketing a home. These tips will help you get started on the right foot.

Stage Your Home

Staging your Franklin home is the process of making it look like a property that a buyer would like to buy. Typically sellers do this by making repairs as needed, keeping each room clean, redecorating if needed and decluttering. Every home is different. Some of the most common things that people do to stage their home include:

  • Buy organizers for closets and
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How to Choose the Best Home SidingThe siding for a home isn't just one of the first things a person notices about a home, it also serves as a protectant against the elements. The average return on investment for replacing the siding is at least 80 percent when it comes to the resale value of the home, so it pays to invest in a quality material that fits the style of the home. Learn the pros and cons between the different materials, and what qualities to look for before upgrading your home.

Wood or Brick

Wood is one of the most popular materials for homes because it rolls out the welcome mat for everyone who graces the doorway. The warmth of wood is not only gorgeous, it's also easy to install and energy efficient. However, it's also one of the most vulnerable types of siding

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