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Monthly Archives: April 2017

    Buying your first home in Nashville? Some mistakes to try to avoid

    By Ashley Dugger | April 26, 2017

      Making the leap from renting a home in Nashville to buying a home in Nashville can be intimidating. It’s a major decision, a major investment, and something that, as a first-time buyer, you have no experience with. Feeling nervous beforehand — and making a few decisions you’re not totally happy with later — is understandable. But... Read More

    Nashville-bred smart tracker ANKR keeps you from losing important stuff, like your new house’s keys

    By Ashley Dugger | April 24, 2017

    If you read our post last month about iFundWomen Nashville, a crowdfunding platform for women-led businesses, you know how we feel about Nashville entrepreneurs. Any time we come across a locally bred version of something we’re shopping for, we’re thrilled to support neighbors. Given the fact that we’re a Nashville real estate team, we’re also always looking... Read More

    Easy, affordable ways to get your Nashville home ready to sell

    By Ashley Dugger | April 19, 2017

        We’ve talked/written a lot about first-time homebuyers here, but one group of Nashvillians we’ve given too little attention toward on our blog: first-time sellers. There’s an intimidating learning curve as a first-time homebuyer, and although you tend to feel a little more real-estate savvy after that first purchase, the first home sale brings its... Read More

    During National Park Week, some national/natural beauty near Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | April 18, 2017

      We’ve just kicked off National Park Week, which runs from April 15 to 23, 2017, so it seems like a good time to highlight Tennessee’s abundance of the key thing that informs those parks’ designations: unique natural beauty. Twenty-seven states (and several U.S. territories) have national parks that residents and tourists can visit, and... Read More

    Shopping for furniture and home decor in the Nashville area? NEST Decor is expanding

    By Ashley Dugger | April 11, 2017

      People who are in the middle of decorating and outfitting a new home are kind of our stock-in-trade here at ACRE. It’s a little like how Nashville chefs tend to be around hungry people. Especially lately, as more and more newcomers are moving to Nashville, we often get asked where to find stylish, interesting furniture... Read More

    Nashville’s non-human celebrities

    By Ashley Dugger | April 11, 2017

    Usually when out-of-towners hear that we work in Nashville real estate, the first question we get is: Where do all the celebrities live? We get it. Nashville’s one of the more celebrity-rich cities in the U.S., from country stars to actors and actresses and celeb chefs. Celebrity culture is a fun fact of life here, even... Read More

    We’re giving away a gift certificate to East Nashville’s new Flora Plant Shop

    By Ashley Dugger | April 5, 2017

      One of the things we love in particular about being in East Nashville: The large (and ever-growing) mix of independent businesses, led and frequented by locals. In March, the neighborhood gained another new name that caught our home-design-loving eyes: Flora Plant Shop, which offers specialty plants, plant rental for events and foliage design consultations.... Read More

    Shopping Nashville Fashion Designers during Nashville Fashion Week 2017

    By Ashley Dugger | April 3, 2017

      Tuesday brings the kickoff of the biggest week in Nashville style: Nashville Fashion Week, April 4 through 8, with showcases, workshops, trunk shows and more at spaces around the city. If you’re interested in charting the growth of our city’s fashion scene, or just itching to shop and learn, there’s a lot to dig... Read More