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Nashville and the surrounding area boast an art scene that grows continually. Our artists are diverse, innovative, and committed to creating works for the community to enjoy and interact with. Throughout the year, Middle Tennessee’s art galleries are open, with new works and exhibits shown often.

Additionally, our region hosts various festivals and art crawls, all of which are vibrant celebrations of the talented artists who make their homes here. In fact, with so much art to choose from, you may have trouble deciding which art crawls and exhibits in Middle TN are best! If so, today’s Top Ten list is for you.

100 Taylor Arts Market
100 Taylor St | Nashville

1oo Taylor Arts Market is located in the Germantown neighborhood within a massive

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Located on a quiet Murfreesboro cul-de-sac, this entertainer's dream allows you to enjoy your own personal resort-style living in the coveted Riverview community!

This single-level, fully renovated ranch has had everything updated – inside and out. The home offers high-end finishes throughout, a pool room, a private pool area, a covered porch, a gym, a home office, plenty of storage, an extra deep two-car garage, and much more. You don't want to miss out on this dreamy property!

Listed by Rachael Harmon - Harmon Home Team

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How is the market? It’s a question our agents get asked a lot, and for good reason. If you’re considering buying a new home or selling one that you already own, the market trends and predictions are important in the decision-making process. Below is our most recent market update information for Davidson, Maury, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson, Bedford, Coffee, Dekalb, Robertson, and Montgomery counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

 

 

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Nestled in East Nashville's Lockland Springs, this storybook cottage brings all the feels! This home is an inviting and creative place to live, grow, and create your life’s story. Being within walking distance of all the popular gathering places, this glorious renovation leaves no detail left undone and allows different levels of living inspiration. The spacious main floor flows from living to culinary creation to entertainment with gentle ease. An amazing outdoor experience overlooks the expansive backyard that backs to the park. There are two bedrooms on the main floor and a private, spacious, primary ensuite upstairs. Down to the third floor, you can find a masterfully inspired gathering space with so much vibe, inside and out. You have to see this

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One aspect of home ownership that we appreciate most is the ability to choose a home that perfectly suits our needs. A growing family will often choose to upsize, perhaps making room for children, pets, crafting areas, or a home office. At a later stage, however, homeowners may begin to recognize several signs it’s time to downsize.

There are plenty of benefits to be gained by downsizing. Still, we recognize how difficult it can be to leave behind a home in which your most precious memories have been made.

Let’s go through several excellent reasons to downsize.

You Plan to Age in Place

Aging in place has multiple proven benefits, including improved physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being metrics. Still, if your current home

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In the US, 60% of people say they play video games at least once per day, and 70% of gamers are over the age of 18. The average gamer is now 34 years old, meaning that millennial homeowners are statistically very likely to be invested in gaming on at least one of the popular platforms. Today’s blog post is all about creating the ultimate gaming room here in Middle TN!

Spring for High-Speed Internet

While 5 Mbps may be sufficient when you’re streaming HD content online, it’s the bare minimum for online gaming. We recommend that avid online gamers (especially those who share their internet connection with other family members who game or stream content at the same time) invest in the best internet speeds available.

Pro Tip: Make sure the

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Built by Hidden Valley and recognized as "Best of Show" during the 2014 Fall Festival of Homes, this stunning custom home in The Grove offers a long list of upgrades with unparalleled views of the golf course and horse pastures! The main level features a great room, dining room, an oversized kitchen, two bedrooms, a study, an office, a wet bar, a wine cellar, and a detached "Casita" with a full bath and breakfast bar. The grand staircase leads to the second floor which includes one bedroom with a private terrace and full bath, and also a large bonus room with a covered porch area that overlooks the 6th hole and hillside. Enjoy your morning coffee on the garden terrace or the covered back patio area with a fireplace and a summer outdoor kitchen!

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As summer draws to a close, many homeowners are busy preparing their homes for sale. Are you among them? Selling now certainly makes sense. The housing market continues to favor sellers, with most listings pulling in plenty of competing offers.

Even with the persisting seller’s market, in order to maximize the sale price of your home, you’ll want to eliminate or fix anything that could potentially hurt your home appraisal. A high appraisal will ensure that you can earn top dollar for your home, while a low appraisal can cost you tens of thousands at closing.

Keep in mind that not all home renovation projects will yield a healthy ROI. It’s vital that you consult with your real estate agent to learn more about which recommended upgrades and

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Are you a single parent who dreams of owning a home but nervous that you’ll encounter too many challenges? We’ve got good news for you!  There are home buying assistance programs that can help you purchase a home.

If you’re a single mom or dad who wants to buy a house, we’re here to list some loan programs that might work best for you.

Best Loan Programs for Single Moms and Dads

Single parenthood often means having a tighter budget, so a loan program with looser eligibility requirements is typically your best bet. 

Fortunately, various loan programs are designed for lower-income homebuyers –many of which offer low down-payment options.

Here are some of the best loans programs to help fund single parents’ home-buying journey:

FHA

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Located in Historic Edgefield, this truly awe-inspiring 1870s Italianate masterpiece has unparalleled proximity to all Nashville has to offer!

The home features soaring 14' ceilings, refined craftsmanship, a rare projected entry that leads into a stunning foyer, tons of natural light, and original and reclaimed hardwood floors. You can find two majestic primary bedrooms with the upstairs primary opening up to a huge rooftop patio with downtown views. This home also includes a wet bar with an antiqued mirror, preserved original wallpaper, a chef's kitchen with high-end appliances, a guest house, a detached two-car garage, and much more. The property is OO short-term rental eligible and zoned for Lockeland Elementary and East Nashville High School!

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