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Monthly Archives: October 2015

    A look at the subtle color palette of 2016

    By Ashley Dugger | October 28, 2015

      If you’re getting ready to roll up your sleeves and do some painting to get your home on the market in the coming months, here’s something that might surprise you: According to some of the major paint companies (as collected in a Color of the Year post on Houzz), serious subtlety is what’s going... Read More

    Local and handmade markets this fall and winter in Nashville and Franklin

    By Ashley Dugger | October 28, 2015

      First, a disclaimer: We’re not trying to rush the holiday shopping season. But if you’re the type who likes to shop for everything a little more creatively — local, handmade, unique — it doesn’t hurt to get the calendar planned out early. And luckily, in the Nashville area, we have a lot of options... Read More

    Flash back to the ‘80s, ‘90s or both on Halloween with Guilty Pleasures and My So-Called Band

    By Ashley Dugger | October 23, 2015

    There’s no shortage of grown-up-oriented things to do in Nashville on Halloween this year, owing at least in part to the fact that it falls on a Saturday. If you’re still on the fence about what to choose, here’s a suggestion: Consider some nostalgia. Whether you’re an ’80s kid or a ’90s kid (or someone... Read More

    East Nashville open house: 13 S 13th Street in Lockeland Springs

    By Ashley Dugger | October 21, 2015

    Some of the best things about living in East Nashville: proximity to some of the most delicious and interesting restaurants in the city, excellent shopping, a fantastic park (Shelby), a tight-knit community and, in certain corners of the neighborhood (Lockeland Springs in particular), a level of walkability you won’t find in most of our city.... Read More

    Where to find Tiny Houses or sheds that are big on style

    By Ashley Dugger | October 18, 2015

      We’ve stumbled on quite a few reasons to think about tiny homes lately. First, there was a study we shared recently that named Nashville one of the top cities in America to own a home if you’re looking to make extra rental income (and Detached Accessory Dwelling Units have been a big part of... Read More

    Day of the Dead Tequila Festival, by the numbers

    By Ashley Dugger | October 9, 2015

    Most of us are gearing up for Halloween right about now — parties, costumes, pumpkin-picking escapades, etc. But if you live in or frequent East Nashville, we’d like to turn your attention to the day before, which brings the Day of the Dead Tequila Festival at The Pavilion East. Now an annual event brought to... Read More

    6 fun tidbits you might not know about East Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | October 5, 2015

      We just added two beautiful new featured listings in East Nashville’s Lockeland Springs: 13 S 13th Street, a remodeled brick home with a fantastic (and functioning) original fireplace; and 1408 Lillian Street, a brand new build with space and style to spare. We work with East Nashville homebuyers and sellers a lot, and it’s... Read More

    Nashville’s a leading city for rental income

    By Ashley Dugger | October 3, 2015

      Things in Nashville continue to boom on a lot of levels — the housing market remains “red hot,” the job market’s been ranked third in the country and then there’s on-the-rise tourism (annual visitors rose last year to to 13.1 million, from 11.6 million in 2012). That last part’s had a warming effect on the short-term... Read More