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    Nashville Neighborhood Spotlight: 12 South

    By Ashley Dugger | April 19, 2019

      Finding the right neighborhood in Nashville is a personal, and complex task. We all look for the right mix of location, energy, aesthetics, community, sometimes schools and investment potential, too. After more than 15 years of helping Nashvillians find the right home in the right neighborhood, we tend to think that there’s really no... Read More

    ACRE Client Spotlight: Lauren Beasley of MOVE Inclusive Dance

    By Ashley Dugger | April 10, 2019

      Over more than 15 years in Nashville real estate, we’ve met more inspiring people than we can count — Nashville attracts fun, fascinating people, and we feel lucky that our job allows us to meet so many, and help them with one of the most impactful things in life: their homes. That experience inspired... Read More

    Is owning a short-term rental in Nashville in your future?

    By Ashley Dugger | April 1, 2019

      Would you buy a hotel room? A decade-plus ago, that might’ve seemed like an odd question, but today — with the mass embrace of Airbnb and VRBO and others, by renters and owners alike, it’s not odd at all, really. As Nashville Realtors, we work with a lot of families, couples and singles looking... Read More

    You’re too late to buy Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher’s Brentwood home

    By Ashley Dugger | February 28, 2019

      But it’s still fun to look at, no? According to the MLS listing, the sprawling, Italian Style Villa at 8 Wentworth Place in Brentwood, Tennessee, hit the market about a week before this post, at a listing price of $1.45 million. And with just shy of 7,100 square feet, views of the Governors Club... Read More

    Grow a rainbow in your Nashville garden

    By Ashley Dugger | February 25, 2019

      If you’re planning on planting a spring vegetable garden in Nashville this year, we’re coming up on time to get started — the last frost here is expected around mid-April, and since Nashville’s “USDA Hardiness Zone” is 7a, we can already be starting seeds indoors for all kinds of veggies, mid-February to early March.... Read More

    Could a Nashville artist win the Beaujolais Nouveau Artist Label Contest again?

    By Ashley Dugger | February 21, 2019

    Something you might’ve missed, if you’re not a regular wine drinker or wine lover: The most recent Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau — released every year on the third Thursday in November, in accordance with French law — had a Nashville connection. Artist and Nashville native Chloé Meyer’s painting, “Foolish Pleasure,” was printed on the bottles... Read More

    ‘Big Brother’ is casting in Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | February 20, 2019

      As Nashville Realtors, we tend to be a little more focused on helping locals find, let’s say “longer-term” housing. But when the folks in control of the Big Brother house come to Nashville, we figure it’s worth passing that along to our local friends too. We’ve learned from the response to posts we’ve made... Read More

    Nashville Scene’s Iron Fork cooking competition returns in 2019

    By Ashley Dugger | February 14, 2019

      Pretty non-controversial feeling: Here in Nashville — and across the rest of the country — we love a cooking competition. Between 2005 and 2014, the number of cooking competition shows on the Food Network alone increased eight-fold, and since 2010, almost all of the network’s most-watched primetime shows have been competitions. So, yeah. Love.... Read More

    If you’re buying a home in Nashville this spring, it helps to start early

    By Ashley Dugger | February 13, 2019

      Feeling like spring 2019 might be the right time to buy a home in Nashville? You’ll have lots of company — “buying a home in the spring and summer these days looks like something you’d see out of The Hunger Games,” Bankrate said a few months back. That’s a little… extreme, but spring and... Read More

    Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash’s former Hendersonville home is still for sale

    By Ashley Dugger | February 6, 2019

      A fun Nashville-area real estate reminder this week, courtesy of WKRN: The sprawling Hendersonville estate that Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash once called home is on the market, and has been for some time — with no takers just yet. It’ll take a buyer with a healthy budget — 200 Caudill Dr. in... Read More