Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: May, 2014

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Found 12 blog entries for May 2014.

Shopping MallEverybody enjoys doing a little shopping. When you just want a day out to enjoy some of the luxury shops available in Nashville, you have a variety of places to go. These shops offer the best of everything, and ensure quality products that you will love.

It doesn’t matter what you're looking for, there is a shop in Nashville that will accommodate your needs. There are lots of specialty shops, as well as general shopping malls. Here are some of the luxury shops you can enjoy when in Nashville.

Hill Center Green Hills - 4015 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville

Located in the Green Hills neighborhoods, this shopping center is home to numerous well-known retailers such as, Anthropologie, Whole Foods Body, West Elm, and Calypso St Barths. You will also enjoy

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FitnessFitness is an important part of life. You should engage in an activity you enjoy, because it will make exercising less of a chore and more of an enjoyment. The Nashville area believes in leading a healthy lifestyle, and there are a variety of fitness programs that promote this belief.

Here is a list of fitness programs offered throughout the Nashville area.

HOTBOX Fitness – 124 12th Avenue South, Nashville

HOTBOX is an intense one hour workout. When joining a class, you can expect loud music, outstanding results and an inspirational instructor. If you are ready to push your body to the limits, this is the fitness program for you.

Studio Novo - 99 White Bridge Road, Suite 202, Nashville

Get a Hollywood ready body at Sudio Novo, where they

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Maybe you're not all about finding the best happy hour for a cheap drink, but you do like a great deal on food. Nashville has plenty of bars and restaurants perfect for your food happy hour needs. Here are a few of the best choices to try.

Etch - 303 Demonbreun Street, Nashville

At Etch, you can enjoy food happy hour specials from 4pm to 6:30pm on weekdays. They also provide the same happy hour for food on Saturdays from 4pm to 5:30pm. Most choices are around $8 each and one of the local favorites is the Octopus and Shrimp Bruschetta.

Eastland Cafe - 97 Chapel Avenue, Nashville

At the Eastland Cafe, you can enjoy food happy hours from 5pm to 6:30pm, Monday through Thursday and from 5pm to 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays. They even provide a

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Since they were installed, I have passed by those bike stations all over town and thought that it would be fun to rent one for a few hours. I finally found some friends that were interested in joining me. Keep in mind that Dennis & Tracy are avid bikers, not the kind with the spandex shorts, but the type that did a 30 mile ride before they even met me that day. Emily also joined us and debuted her newly acquired bike from Green Fleet Bike Shop on Edgehill appropriately dubbed Le Bronze James due to its beautiful hue.

Dennis strategically planned our route with bike lanes and plenty of stops at local watering holes, which as a novice I was incredibly grateful for. Check out his planning genius and feel free to copy: We started at

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Nashville is full of dog-friendly patios you can enjoy. There are plenty of great choices and here's a list of some of the best ones throughout the area.

Breweries and Taprooms

Some of the best patios for dogs are found at the local breweries and taprooms including:

  • TN Brew Works
  • Fat Bottom Brewing
  • Yazoo
  • 12 South Taproom
  • Jackalope

Bars and Pubs

Another great place for your dog on a patio is a bar and here are a few good ones in Nashville:

  • Drifter's
  • Bar Louie
  • South
  • Tin Roof
  • Dan McGuinness
  • Neighbor's

Coffee Houses

Maybe it's too early for an adult beverage or you want a cup of coffee. If so, bring your dog to any of these patios:

  • Frothy Monkey in 12 South
  • Barista Parlor
  • Portland Brew East
  • Bond
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Nashville is home to one of the most famous financial celebrities in the country, Dave Ramsey. This man has been through the ups and downs himself, and provides some of the best financial advice you will find. In addition, he's from Nashville!

Who is Dave Ramsey?

Dave provides a local radio show, which actually draws a national listening audience. He has been on 99.7 WTN for over ten years. The show is a call-in type where he addresses the financial concerns of his listeners.

Dave was born in East Tennessee and spent most of his childhood in Nashville. He has a Bachelor's Degree in finance and real estate from the University of Tennessee. After founding a real estate brokerage, becoming a millionaire and losing it all, he found his true calling as a

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On April 21st 2014 the Williamson County School Board unanimously approved the district’s zoning proposal. This re-zoning was sparked by extensive growth in Williamson County and the building of three new schools expected to open in 2016.

The new schools, Mill Creek Elementary, Mill Creek Middle, and Nolensville High, will share a campus off York Road. According to Williamson County Schools, Mill Creek Elementary School will open with kindergarten through fifth grades. Mill Creek Middle School will open with sixth through eighth grades, and Nolensville High School will open to only freshmen and sophomores.

The re-zoning for these schools falls within the current Ravenwood High School zone and all its feeder schools within a part of Brentwood and all of

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Awesome video from Australia. Cat and dog trainer Robert Dollwet created a fantastic video with underwater cameras, dogs-eye-views, and cat-eye-views, all synched up to Happy by Pharrell Williams.


Keep watching for more Happy can and dog videos!

As you know, a home is not a home without a dog, so if you need to find a new home for your dog just use our state of the art website to search for all the homes listed for sale in middle Tennessee.

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Nashville is certainly a growing city, but this statistic is a bit shocking. According to CNN, over 30,000 people moved to Nashville last year. That breaks down to just over 82 people per day. The population is now at about 1.8 million people and the city grew by nearly 2% last year.

What is Causing all the Growth?

Typically, cities grow because of new job opportunities and Nashville is no different. The healthcare industry is thriving throughout the area along with the music industry. However, another reason the city is growing so fast is the start-up scene.

Business start-ups are very popular today and many companies are finding success in the Music City. Typically its businesses found in the music industry, but lately, it has been many other

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