House of the Week: 740 N Spring St, Murfreesboro

This house is in a great location on a quaint city street, near Oaklands Park. This house has great potential, and is easy to show well. This 100-year old home is almost 300 sq.ft. It has a very large lot that could be an investment property, single family home, or a college student rental.


Tree-lined street

Tree-lined street in a mature neighborhood.






Dramatic entry with unique stairway. The entry hall is 33 ft.

college students rent

College students rent by the bedroom (up to 5 available).


New kitchen in 2011

New kitchen in 2011.



Take a virtual tour of the property here, or visit the website.

For more information contact: Mary Lou Peruzzi
Phone: (615) 896-5975


4 Useful Mobile Apps for Realtors

Did you know that 27% of home searches begin with a location based GPS mobile app? Having the latest and greatest apps can go a long way to impressing new clients. With apps, you can work more efficiently and at your own convenience, and you always have consistent, searchable information at your fingertips. Real estate is a relationship business, and the increased use of technology enables you to focus more on your clients without getting buried in the administration side of things.

Magic Plan


• The app reduces the process of creating a floor plan of a house to point-and-shoot simplicity.

• Floor plans can be saved and exported as PDFs or JPEGs for sharing or even as a DXF for CAD use.

Price: free app, but file export/sharing starts at $2.49 per plan

with volume discounts available

Platforms: iPhone, iPad



OpenHome Pro

OpenHome Pro

• Serves as a guest registry for open houses

• Allows the agent to customize Q&A, photos and send automatic follow-up to clients after they sign in on your tablet

• Agent can create and email a report to sellers and follow-up with buyers through an email containing a brief summary

Price: $14.99

Platforms: iPad only




HomesnapHomesnap 2

• Take a photo of a home with a tablet or a phone

• HomeSnap matches the image and GPS location to display real-time data from the local MLS and other sources on price, features, size, photos, previous sales info, etc.

• Once the home is snapped, the server traces and updates information on any price changes

Price: free

Platforms: iPhone, iPad, Android



DipTic DipTic 2

• A simple and elegant way to tell stories with photos

• Create a collage of home photos for each house your client sees and send to them

• Take photos and arrange pictures for your blog, exportable to Instagram, facebook, flickr

• Send photo collage via email

• 179 different layouts, 14 filters, add text captions

Price: $0.99

Platforms: iPhone, iPad, iPad Touch, Android, Windows Phone 8



6 Tasty Treats for Your Valentine's Breakfast


Heart-Shaped Egg in a Basket

Egg in a Basket



Heart-Shaped French Toast with Strawberry Butter

French Toast


Strawberry Mimosas

Strawberry Mimosas

Strawberry Parfait

Strawberry Parfait

Bacon Roses

Bacon Roses

Red Velvet Pancakes

Red Velvet Pancakes

1100 Olde Cameron Ln, Franklin, TN 37067

House of the Week: 1100 Olde
Cameron Ln, Franklin, TN 37067

Find your brand new home in Franklin, Tennessee! This gorgeous move-in ready
4 bedroom, 2.5-bath home on Olde Cameron Lane is located in the subdivision of Scottsdale in McKay’s Mill.


In addition, this home has recently received $2500 worth of new backyard landscaping to create a serene outdoor living area for you and your family. From custom lighting to beautiful wood and tile flooring, this Franklin, TN home is waiting for you to fall in love with the high ceilings and beautiful built-ins.








Is Your New Home In Murfreesboro, TN?

Is Your New Home In Murfreesboro, TN?

If you’re searching for a brand new home, have you looked in the vibrant city of Murfreesboro? As a steadily growing area of Middle Tennessee, Murfreesboro is constantly proving to be a great place for families to reside. With a rich history, plenty of entertainment options, and renowned schools, perhaps your new home is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

A Notable History

First named Cannonsburgh, after Newton Cannon, Murfreesboro has a long and interesting history. In fact, did you know that Murfreesboro was the state capital of Tennessee from 1818 until 1826, when Nashville took the title? Due to it’s central location, the Tennessee government decided that Murfreesboro would be a better capital location than Knoxville.


In addition, the bloodiest battle of the Civil War happened right in Murfreesboro on December 31, 1862. The Battle of Stones River lasted until January 2, 1863. With 24,645 causalities, it is easy to see how the battle received its nickname. Nonetheless, this historic battle is a part of the interesting history of Murfreesboro, TN.

If you’re interested in checking out all of the historical attractions Murfreesboro has to offer, make sure you visit these state parks and areas:

There’s So Much To Do In Murfreesboro!

From shopping at the Avenue or Stones River Mall, to catching a collegiate athletic game at Middle Tennessee State University, there’s never a shortage of exciting events and activities in Murfreesboro.

If you have children, be sure to check out these exciting attractions:

Do you enjoy watching exhilarating local sporting events? If so, then you should cheer on the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders. From football to volleyball to baseball and so much more, the MTSU campus and fields are a short drive from anywhere in Murfreesboro.


Perhaps you’re more of an outdoorsy person. With the Murfreesboro Greenway system, multiple town parks and tons of areas for hiking and spending time outdoors, Murfreesboro is the place to be.

Murfreesboro also boasts numerous small, local businesses for you to support. Small coffee shops, boutiques and more can be found in the Town Square and all across the town. In addition, you’ll find endless restaurant options in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. No matter what type of food you’re craving or looking for, Murfreesboro absolutely has it.


Find Your New Home In Murfreesboro, TN

What’s the best part about Murfreesboro?  All of the available homes for you and your family! Be sure to browse the many available Murfreesboro homes for sale from Bob Parks Realty today and find your new home.

1755 Somerset Dr., Murfreesboro, TN 37129

1755 Somerset Dr., Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Are you looking for a gorgeous home that’s ready to move in? This home will not last, so act fast! This Murfreesboro home includes amenities such as an in ground, saltwater pool and pool house resort living. It also comes equipped with new granite, stainless appliances, tile backsplash, all new plumbing and lighting fixtures, new carpet, beautiful refinished hardwood floors, and a privacy fence! Interested? Contact Kim Brogli at 615-330-0043.

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5 Funny and Witty Signs You Need to Add to Your Home

5 Funny and Witty Signs You Need to Add to Your Home

We’ve all seen the inspirational, cute, and heartwarming signs in our homes, and the homes of our friends and family. From “Home Is Where The Heart Is” to “Live. Laugh. Love”, we’ve seen it all! If you have a great sense of humor, try adding these five hilarious signs to your Middle Tennessee home.

Humor In the Kitchen

Ready to joke about your cooking abilities? This hilarious sign takes care of it for you. Know someone who’d love this sign in their home? Share it with them!


Who Has Time to Organize Anyway?

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or energy to keep our home organized. Is this the perfect sign for your home?


A Sign For the Funny, Witty and Quirky Families!

Some families are just quirky. If your family is unique and has a great sense of humor, maybe this sign is perfect for your home from Bob Parks Realty.

Who Doesn’t Love Chocolate?

This sign is for all the chocolate lovers out there! They say winners never quit and quitters never win, and that applies to chocolate too. All chocolate lovers should hang this sign up in their home for all to see!


Sometimes Dust Can Help Out Your Home

If your furniture is covered in a thin layer of dust, it is definitely time to clean your home. But sometimes we just don’t want to clean, so we leave it there to stay for a little while longer. There’s nothing to be ashamed of! Not many homeowners actually enjoy cleaning. If you’re in that group of people, this sign is the piece of home décor you’re missing.


Be sure to share this blog post with friends who you know will love these home décor signs. Don’t forget to check back often for more interesting tips, blog posts and more from Bob Parks Realty.

155 Chesapeake Harbor Blvd., Hendersonville, TN 37075

155 Chesapeake Harbor Blvd., Hendersonville, TN 37075

If you’ve been searching for a gorgeous home in a family friendly neighborhood, Bob Parks Realty has found the home for you. This spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in Hendersonville, TN boasts a fenced in backyard, whirlpool tub in the master bedroom, brick siding and several other amenities. Interested? Contact Rachel Pate McDonald at 615-583-5050.




















Don’t Miss These Exciting Winter Events in Middle Tennessee


Don’t Miss These Exciting Winter Events in Middle Tennessee

The holiday season is approaching fast and Middle Tennessee is full of exciting events this winter. Be sure to take advantage of these local events jam packed with winter and holiday fun!


All The Winter Events at the Gaylord Opryland Resort

From November 14, 2014 to January 3, 2015, you can explore the joy of the holiday season at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. In fact, this year, they have increased the holiday spirit with a variety of new events and activities.

Be sure to grab your tickets for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular happening only at the Grand Ole Opry. It’s the show’s final year in Nashville, so act fast and reserve your tickets to see the Rockettes today! To make it a full day event, try to arrive early and tour the lights around the resort or catch some exhilarating fun with the following new activities at the Opryland Event Center:

  • ICE! featuring ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • Artic Plunge Tubing & Glacier Glide Ice Skating
  • Meet and greets with DreamWorks characters
  • And so much more!

Picture via Gaylord Opryland Resort

Nashville Predators Games

If you want to experience a rush this winter, head on over to Bridgestone Arena for a Nashville Predators game! Our local professional hockey team is doing exceptionally well this season, and you don’t want to miss out on the fun. Purchase your Nashville Predators tickets at the Bridgestone Arena box office from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM on Friday, and select times on the weekend. You can also purchase your tickets for an upcoming game online!


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Go See the Nutracker!

Make sure you take your family to see the holiday classic, the Nutcracker, at the Nashville Ballet. Let the professionals at the Nashville Ballet whisk you away into this timeless tale with their marvelous and intricate dance moves, captivating music and more. This is a winter event your whole family is sure to enjoy.


Picture via the Nashville Ballet

Tree Lighting Ceremonies Across Middle Tennessee

What holiday season would be complete without attending a tree lighting ceremony? There are several tree lighting events taking place all across Middle Tennessee:

  • Nashville – December 5, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the Public Square in front of the courthouse.
  • Murfreesboro – December 5, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Public Square.
  • Franklin – December 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Downtown Square.

Be sure to check out the tree lighting ceremonies in your area!


Holiday Events and Lights at Cheekwood

Have you ever wanted to see a real reindeer? You can at Cheekwood this holiday season. This year, Cheekwood is really getting in the holiday spirit with their multiple events and activities. From browsing the beautiful lights to having your picture taken with Santa, there’s so much for you and the family to enjoy. Plus, you’ll also have the opportunity to decorate cookies, listen to holiday music and so much more!


Have something to add to our list of exciting holiday events in the Middle Tennessee area? Comment below!

House of the Week: 2627 Big Eagle Trl, Murfreesboro



This is a beautiful home located in the prestigious Indian Hills Golf and Swim Community. Master down, nice private backyard and beautiful landscaping with mature trees. Home features hardwood, tile, and beautiful trim work in a great location.



living room






master bedroom



master bath






Visit the website or take a virtual tour below:



For more information contact Jean O’Brien.

agentPhone: 615-896-4600