How’s the Nashville Market?

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, Williamson, Wilson, Rutherford, and Sumner counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

 

Davidson County Real Estate Market Update | Parks Realty

 

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June | Locals Supporting Locals

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been waiting on the edge of your seat to see what LOLO gifts are coming this month! Craft Beer, Mexican and Cajun Food, and the Franklin Theater are just some of the business we are celebrating this month!

 

LOLO, Locals Supporting Locals, is an amazing program for your Parks realtor to give to you! Each month, a completely free, new gift comes to your cell phone for you to enjoy. The gifts are selected by county and are only for local businesses, no nationwide chains!

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Listing of the Week

Our listing of the week is simply spectacular! This lakefront property sits on Old Hickory Lake and has a 3-year-old dock with a double jet ski slip! Inside the gorgeous home, you’ll find a gourmet kitchen with Thermidor appliances, a butler’s pantry with beverage cooler built-in, and master bedroom on the main floor! The master bath also has heated floors & steam shower. True luxury!


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Best Outdoor Activities in Middle Tennessee

With all the warm weather, it’s time to get outside and enjoy! Tennessee has so many amazing outdoor attractions from historical sites to parts to lakes and rivers. The choices can definitely be overwhelming so, we’ve included some of our favorites here for you! We hope you have a great summer!

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Listing of the Week

A winsome Cape Cod set on an expansive lawn, the home has been expertly restored with every attention to detail. Light-filled and airy, each room offers a refreshing view of its natural setting among mature hardwood trees. A well-appointed studio on the rear of the property provides a private retreat. The only property in Woodbine on an entirely flat acre.


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Local’s Guide to 12 South, Belmont, and Edgehill

ABOUT 12 SOUTH, BELMONT, AND EDGEHILL

Nashville is a network of unique neighborhoods, with some spread to the edges of the county and some nearly overlapping. One of the most popular areas of town includes three such communities – 12 South, Belmont, and Edgehill.
Edley's Bar-B-Que Nashville | Parks Realty
12 South is a bustling community known for its walkability. Murals dress up the walls of local businesses like Draper James. Some of the restaurants that helped set the Nashville foodie scene on the map started here, including the original Edley’s Barbecue and Five Daughters Bakery, the home of the 100 layer doughnut. The neighborhood is also home to Sevier Park which hosts a weekly farmers market, music festivals, and other family-friendly events each year.

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Discover Home | U-Pick Fruits and Orchards

Tennessee’s agricultural history is an integral part of our identity; here we have always treasured our rich farmlands and the wise farming methods that have nurtured them. Some of these independent farms have opened to the public, and in so doing, have helped reignite a sense of connection to the farms and farmers who sustain each and every one of us.

If you want to experience some of the beautiful farms and knowledgeable farming families in Middle Tennessee, we recommend these U-Pick farms. Take some time out this summer and fall and get a feel for where your food begins.

Please note that these times are ALWAYS subject to change. Both the weather and the availability of fruits and vegetables can always affect hours and days of operation. We recommend that you call the farm you’re interested in directly before heading out to pick.

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Listing of the Week

No detail was overlooked in this custom built home: quality construction with solid concrete basement, gourmet kitchen, main level owner’s retreat, extensive millwork & soaring ceilings, combined with spacious, light-filled rooms designed for gracious living. Amazing panoramic views and private lot backing to wooded common area convenient to the best Franklin and Nashville have to offer!


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June Events

Ready for a warm month? Kids are out of school and it seems like everyone is already living at the pool! There are lots of events taking advantage of the lovely weather this month to drag you away though! From hanging at the zoo to free music to watermelon seed spitting contests, you certainly won’t be bored this month! Here’s your look at things to do in Middle Tennessee!


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Knowing When You’re Ready to Buy a Home

When preparing to buy a home, it’s important for buyers to work with a real estate professional who can advise the best possible strategies for getting a mortgage and finding an affordable home. This partnership can make the real estate sales process go a lot more smoothly.

Perhaps the most important part of getting into the housing market – especially if it’s for the first time – is to do as much homework as possible before diving in, according to Bankrate. That means first determining what homes in a given area are selling for, and what that would mean to the would-be buyer in terms of monthly costs, incorporating charges like mortgage payments, mortgage insurance, homeowners insurance, property taxes and so on. Closing costs must also be considered at this time.

Once that number has been determined, the real estate sales process becomes a lot easier to navigate.

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