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If summer is all about updating and expanding our outdoor living spaces, winter is surely the time for heading indoors and reveling in our home’s interior comforts. Winter conjures up images of curling up on the couch in front of a roaring fire with family, sipping hot cocoa and cider, lighting scented candles, and decking every hall with boughs of holly.

When you step back and take a look, does it feel as if your home is lacking a certain something? Not to worry—we’re here to help you have the coziest winter season yet! Today we’re sharing our top ten recommendations for fun and luxurious winter home must-haves!

KitchenAid Electric Kettle
$79.99 - $99.99 from Amazon

Perfect for tea, pour-over coffee, and filling hot water bottles, this

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This impressive home sits atop four beautiful acres within the rolling hills of Brentwood!

The soft-contemporary architecture combines with a crisp, modern style to give a fresh, yet timeless, feel in each room of this estate. The main level hosts an incredible living room with oversized windows, a grand office with built-ins, a quaint secondary living space, and a dreamy sitting room with skylights just off the gourmet kitchen. The rest of the home features a stunning primary suite with vaulted ceilings and a spa-like bath, a stylish media room off an expansive rec room, four bedrooms with private baths, and a backyard oasis with a pool and hot tub. Tall ceilings, remarkable natural light, and abundant flex space give this home unbelievable

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Not all loan products are the same, nor are borrower situations. For first-time homebuyers, you’ll most likely hear about the most popular 30-year fixed-rate conventional loan, and there’s no arguing that it's a great loan product for most buyers but not in all circumstances.

However, other mortgage options could be better, depending on your financial circumstances and future plans.

The best way to know is to talk to a mortgage professional. But you can start getting familiar with your options with this article.

If you plan to stay for a long time

When you come across a home you fall in love with and plan to stay in the property forever, a fixed-rate loan is a good option. 

These loans can give you peace of mind since you pay the same

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Now is your chance to escape your daily routine and the winter blues and take time to relax and reconnect with nature. Any time of year, Tennessee is packed with perfect vacation spots. While we’re famous for our riotous fall foliage display, don’t sleep on the magic of winter in our magnificent state! From the snow-dappled Smoky Mountains and stunning state parks to the hustle and bustle of charming towns throughout the region, you’ll never run out of entertainment at these Top Winter Destinations in Tennessee.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Sugarland Entrance | 1420 Fighting Creek Gap Road | Gatlinburg
Cades Cove Entrance | Cable Mill Road | Townsend

Winter in the Great Smoky Mountains is breathtaking. The snow-capped mountain peaks,

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In the age of online mega-corporation booksellers, cities and towns throughout the country are losing their brick-and-mortar bookshops. While it’s certainly convenient to order books with one click, ease of use has come with a great cost to our nation’s communities. The magic of browsing the shelves of a cozy bookstore, curling up with your young child in the kids’ section to read through the morning, and exiting the shop with a tall stack of glossy finds simply cannot be replaced by our smartphone screens.

This year, support the bookstores we’ve chosen for our list of best Middle TN bookshops, and any local bookshop you find and love. Local independent bookstores need your patronage to keep them going, and we need independent bookstores to help

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This executive estate is prominently positioned at the top of the 18th fairway on an Arnold Palmer Signature golf course in the prestigious, 24-hour guard-gated, Governors Club Golf Community!

This home features a great room with vaulted ceilings that opens up to an amazing outdoor living space, a chef's kitchen, an enormous laundry room, and multiple flexible spaces. The primary suite offers a sitting area, a fireplace, and a luxurious bathroom. This home also features reclaimed hardwood floors throughout, an elevator, four fireplaces, four carriage garages, a fenced backyard, and much more. You have to see this beauty!

Listed by Chase Smith

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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, 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.

 

 

See the Previous Month's Stats!

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Located in the charming Hardeman Springs community, this impressive custom home is not to be missed! Built by StoneBridge Homes, this property is in close proximity to historic Downtown Franklin, Murfreesboro, and Nolensville. This home features a primary bedroom and guest bedroom on the main level, offering convenience and comfort. The impeccable design in the open concept floor plan includes gorgeous fixtures and finishes throughout. The kitchen features a large center island, quartz countertops, a 42" Sub-Zero refrigerator and a 48" JennAir range. The kitchen, dining, and living room seamlessly flow together, creating a wonderful space for easy living and entertaining. Outside, the covered back porch provides ample outdoor living space with a

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If you are facing a financial or health-related problem or simply going through a new phase in life, you may be thinking about sharing a home with close family or extended family members.

Many people have decided that living in a multigenerational home answers their problems. The number of American adults who have lived in a multigenerational home has more than doubled compared to forty years ago.

It’s no surprise that more and more families are choosing this setup for practical reasons. 

The question is, will this work for you and your family? Let’s dig deeper into how this works and look at tips on making a multigenerational home work for you.

How do you define a multigenerational home?

According to the Pew Research Center, a

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2023 is slated to be a big year for remodeling and renovation. In Nashville alone, 2022 was a record-setting year for home expansion, and there are no signs of this pace slowing down. If you have plans to update, upgrade, or expand on your home, it’s vital that you read up on Tennessee’s laws governing permits for residential construction. Laws do vary by county, but robust building codes are in effect throughout the entire state.

Today we’ll be discussing the general rules that apply in Middle Tennessee.

What are Building Permits?

A building permit is a written authorization from your state, city, or county granting you permission to proceed with construction. They are intended to enforce building codes and zoning laws and can be obtained

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