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January 2020

Found 11 blog entries for January 2020.

4 Must-See February Events in Nashville, TN

Love is in the air in Nashville with Valentine's Day right around the corner. Valentine's Day is a great excuse to get out of the house and find an exciting date night hot spot, whether you like museums, antique shopping, or live music. If you're looking for something to do out on the town in Nashville this February, check out one of these great events in Nashville, TN.

The Nashville Show 2020

Dates: February 13-15, 2020

Address: The Fairgrounds Nashville, 625 Smith Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203

The Nashville Show is a gathering spot for America's favorite vendors and those that are looking for a unique new addition to their home. Now in its 30th year, this event hosts a variety of vendors of goods, from antiques and collection items to home

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The Best Smoothie Shops, Juice Bars, and Soda Shops in Nashville, TN

It's smart to get drinks at home as much as you can. But it's also easy to get in a rut, where you rely on the same ingredients and recipes over and over again. Going out to smoothie shops, juice bars and soda shops in Nashville, TN gives you a chance to break out of the rut and taste new flavor combinations you might not have considered. Not only that, but you'll get to sip your concoction alongside fellow aficionados. That makes it a real treat. Here are some of the best smoothie shops, soda shops, tea parlors, and more to try.

The Urban Juicer

The Urban Juicer has five locations in Nashville, so there's certainly one within your travel range. Their philosophy is that food can be functional, so they offer a tasty range of juice cleanses from a

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Where to Get the Most Delicious Sushi in Nashville TN

Those who are visiting Nashville often assume they are going to be dining at an endless string of southern barbecue restaurants. While Nashville, TN certainly isn't short of comfort food options, it also has a foodie scene that rivals the largest metropolitan areas around the world. The city has actually earned a reputation for its amazing sushi. These restaurants feature the best sushi in Nashville and shouldn't be missed.

Virago

Part of the M Street development, Virago is the signature spot to get Nashville sushi. This restaurant emphasizes the importance of experience while dining — diners can either relax in the sumptuous lounge as they enjoy their sushi or head to the rooftop terrace where they can eat their meal while soaking up panoramic

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What Does Common Real Estate Terminology Mean?When you buy your first home or get ready to sell your home, there are a few terms you may be intimidated by. However, there's no reason to be. Here are a few common real estate terms you should know before buying or selling a home.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Appraisal and Assessed Value

Appraisal and assessed value seem to refer to the same things, but in reality, they're very different. The appraisal happens during the escrow process. Before a bank will loan a home buyer money, they must first determine whether the house is worth the amount given in the purchase agreement.

The lender determines this by sending an appraiser to

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If You're Selling a Home in Winter, Here's What to KnowThe best time of year to sell a Clarksville home is generally in the summer or spring, when the grass is green, flowers are blooming, and ample sunshine makes homes look bright on the inside. Unfortunately, not all home sellers have the option of selling their home in summer. If you're listing your home for sale this winter, here's what you need to know about making your home more desirable to buyers.

Make Your Home Warm and Inviting

Home buyers want to feel warm and comfortable in homes they're thinking about buying. Sellers can make their homes more welcoming to buyers by keeping the temperature comfortable and by making their home seem cozy. For example:

  • Keep the fire on in the fireplace during showings.
  • Turn up the heat in the home
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Make a difference by staging home.

The time has come to list your home and get ready for potential buyers. You've cleaned and painted, but you're not quite done. Don't overlook the small details that could make or break a sale. Here are the details that could make a difference.

 

 

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Staging spotlights your home's best features, giving buyers a way to imagine themselves living there. It all starts with curb appeal.

  1. Yard Work
    The outside of your home is the first thing people see. The grass should be cut, edged, and fertilized. Bushes, trees, and shrubs should be pruned. Get rid of any lawn ornaments, toys, and bicycles. Colorful flowers around the front add to the appeal.

  2. Clutter-Free
    Once you've conquered the yard, focus your efforts on the inside. Clutter takes
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What Amenities Are Available if You Move to Nashville, TN?

Nashville is experiencing some growing pains due to such rapid growth the last several years, and 82 people move to Nashville every day. While this means more traffic and construction, it also means more opportunity, better amenities, and more jobs from its thriving startup and healthcare scenes. Here are some of the best amenities Nashville has to offer if you or your family is considering moving here.

Unparalleled Country Music Scene

Nashville's nicknamed the Music City for good reason. The establishment of WSM in the 1920s and the subsequent creation of the Grand Ole Opry set the stage for Nashville's music scene today. The Opry is now America's longest-running radio show with over 90 years of weekly performances, launching the careers of

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An Overview of Nashville Commute TimesAs Nashville has grown in popularity over the years, it has become the most populous city in Tennessee. To accommodate the population growth, leaders in this region have continually upgraded the infrastructure. Residents have their choice of taking the train, riding the bus, riding a bike, or driving their personal vehicle for their commutes. Knowing what to expect from each option can help everyone choose their best routes to and from work. Here's what people need to know.

Train

With railroad tracks crisscrossing across the region, trains have become a popular way to commute to and from work. People commuting from Nashville to Lebanon, or anywhere in between, can take the Music City Star to their destination. Even the longest trips only take

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Home showings are one of the most important parts of the selling process. This is where Brentwood buyers finally get to come into the home to see it in person for the first time. However, some buyers come to the home with ill intentions and end up taking a souvenir or two. Homeowners should be proactive when preparing their home for showings, and that means taking precautions. Here are some ways homeowners can protect their home and possessions during home showings.

Put Valuables Away

One of the most common sense strategies is also one of the most effective. The easiest way to prevent someone from walking away with valuables is simply to put those valuables somewhere they won’t be seen. Valuables homeowners hide include things such as:

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What You Need to Know About Federal Fair Housing LawsFederal fair housing laws are important for everyone to know, whether they’re buying, selling, or even renting out a property. Fair housing laws protect buyers and tenants from being discriminated against. Buyers and renters need to know these laws to protect themselves, and sellers and landlords need to know them to keep from accidentally violating federal law. Here is what everyone needs to know about federal fair housing laws.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What is Fair Housing?

The Fair Housing Act was passed as part of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. These new fair housing laws were put in place to protect home buyers and renters

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