Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: February, 2018

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February 2018

Found 9 blog entries for February 2018.

Popular Parks in Nashville One of the best things about living in a city is the chance to get a break from the noise, smog, and crowds. For the lucky people of Nashville, they won't have to go very far to be in a whole new world. The parks of this famous Southern town are one of its most prized possessions, meaning they're open to everyone who appreciates a little greenery in an industrial country.

Fanny Maes Dees Park

This park is beloved by adults and children alike. Even though it's not the largest park, it's well kept and full of shady spots. And while Fanny Maes Dees may be its official name, the park is often called Dragon Park because it has a huge mosaic sculpture of the mythical creature sitting prominently amidst the grass. The park holds a nostalgic place in

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Tools to Keep Around the HouseSo, you just bought a new home. Congratulations! Now that you're a homeowner, it's important to have tools on hand for home improvements and repairs. The following tools will come in handy for basic improvement projects around the house.

Painting Supplies

One of the first things that many homeowners do when they move into a new house is paint one or two rooms. New colors on the walls can help you enjoy a new home and personalize your space. Painting can be done easily, even if a homeowner has little or no experience with DIY projects. All you need are the right tools. To get started on your first home painting project, you'll need the following:

  • Tarp
  • Paintbrush, angled and chisel
  • Paint roller (long and short handles)
  • Spackling
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The Most Romantic Date Night Spots in NashvilleCouples who need a little romance in their life won't have to look very far if they're in Nashville TN. It's easy to find beauty and love in practically every nook and corner of the city. But to really get the most out of this incredible town, map out a schedule that includes the following hot spots.


Dinner and a movie might be an old standard, but there are ways to elevate the experience with a little extravagance. This spot originally had its start in 1942 as a movie theater with an artistic flair. In 2014, it was purchased by Sinema and renovated just enough to make it enticing to modern audiences, but not enough to destroy the original charm. It may not be the most affordable place in the world, but patrons will definitely have a

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Foreclosure Buying Foreclosure filings spiked in the height of the housing crisis, and for many years, foreclosed homes were readily available. However, today in many parts of the country, foreclosures are less common, but there may still be some available for patient home buyers. If you're thinking about purchasing a home in foreclosure, the following tips will help you understand the process and get the best value for your money.

Home Auctions Vs. Home Traditional Sales

Homes in foreclosure are usually sold in one of two ways: through an auction or through a traditional sale. Auction sales are usually at the county courthouse. They can be competitive, complicated and somewhat mystifying to the inexperienced buyer. If you plan to purchase a foreclosed home at

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Many older homes were originally constructed with a fuse box instead of a circuit breaker which means that for some modern homeowners, home fuse boxes are mysterious and unusual. Fuse boxes also have a reputation for being "unsafe," as there's a potential fire hazard whenever they aren't handled correctly. If you're a home buyer who is purchasing an older home, understanding fuse boxes and how they differ from circuit breakers can help you decide whether or not your new home's fuse box is adequate for your needs. 

What's the Difference Between a Fuse Box and a Circuit Breaker Box?

Fuse boxes and circuit breaker boxes are both designed to supply electrical service to residential structures. A fuse box consists of fuses. Fuses are made to

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Top Historical Monuments in TennessePart of understanding a city means exploring its past. By learning more about the influences, attitudes, and traditions of the past, residents have the opportunity to embrace the changes while continuing to evolve. For those who want to connect with Nashville on a deeper level, it's time to check out the following historical monuments.

Belmont Mansion

Part of coming to Nashville means learning about the charm and nostalgia of the Old South. In the 1800s, Adelicia Acklen was the wealthiest woman in the state, and this 10,000 square foot mansion was a testament to her status. This architectural feat was once part of a massive estate and has been restored to its original glory. Take a docent-led tour throughout the home to learn more about the

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How to Save for a First Down PaymentDown payments can be a significant expense for a first-time home buyer, who might not be able to pay as much towards a down payment as someone who already owns a home and is able to sell it in order to finance the purchase of their next home. This can put first-time home buyers at a disadvantage in the home-buying market and raise important questions as they struggle to put together the money necessary to make the down payment on a home.

How much is really needed for a down payment? Are there alternatives for those who can't afford the traditional 20 percent down payment requirement? Is a down payment required when buying a home? How much do down payment requirements vary from lender to lender? 

With the answers to these

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The Best Breweries In Nashville, TennesseeThere are few things better than sipping a beer on a warm night after a stressful week. Luckily, breweries give city dwellers the chance to try both seasonal and all-year flavors whenever they have a craving. For those who want to get out and try something a little more artisan than the standard grocery store fare, it's time to get moving to one of these amazing breweries in Nashville.

Southern Grist Brewing

For those who can't get enough of the sour selection, this brewery specializes in perfecting the flavor profile of tart beers. It's not easy to tame the yeast and bacteria that goes into a great sour, but patrons agree that Southern Grist stands out from the pack. Beer drinkers can enjoy pizza, pretzels, and chocolate alongside their

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Selling a Home? Three Reasons to Avoid Going FSBOWith inventories of available homes remaining low and mortgage interest rates continuing to hold at very favorable rates, homes are selling quickly in many areas of the nation. While this type of competitive seller's market is certainly good news for those who want or need to sell their home, it can also cause critical errors to be made during the selling process. One of these common mistakes is considering a for-sale-by-owner or FSBO sale, instead of utilizing the services of a licensed real estate agent. Sellers who are considering selling by-owner should be aware of the following problems before making their final decision about how to sell their Goodlettsville home.

A FSBO Sale Often Leaves Sellers Struggling to Market Their Home

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