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The Farm at Clovercroft

What’s New Wednesday: The Farm at Clovercroft

This week’s featured neighborhood is the Farm at Clovercroft. It is so wonderful to see a development that honors the land on which it is built. Here you’ll find original barn structures that have been preserved, beautiful walking trails and breathtaking views of the surrounding hills. Below, Turnberry’s website describes the Farm at Clovercroft: This […]

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First Step

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a […]

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Gather

A Season to Gather

As the holiday season surrounds us I’ve been reflecting on the meaning of gather. This is the time of year that families and friends come together with an intentionality missing from our everyday lives. Christmas gives us permission to slow down and celebrate family.

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Stephens Valley Community Map

What’s New Wednesday: Stephens Valley

This week’s What’s New Wednesday Neighborhood is Stephens Valley, a large-scale community in Davidson County that “combines residential, recreational and retail components”. According to the Stephens Valley website: Just southwest of Nashville, a truly unique and extraordinary community is now being carefully crafted. It’s a place where preservation of the land’s surrounding beauty is paramount. […]

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The Real Reason Home Prices are Increasing

The Real Reason Home Prices are Increasing

There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards are again becoming too lenient (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of “irrational exuberance” (this is also untrue as prices are not at peak […]

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What’s New Wednesday: Clovercroft Preserve

In this week’s What’s New Wednesday, I’m highlighting the lovely community of Clovercroft Preserve. Located in Franklin you have the advantage of the wonderful Williamson County schools and are within a short drive to countless restaurants and a range of retail stores in Cool Springs and Brentwood. According to the Ryan Homes website, at Clovercroft […]

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Free Fun at the Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting

Mark your calendars for Friday 6pm-8pm for a festive, family-friendly event in downtown Franklin – the lighting of the Christmas Tree! Here is a list of free fun to be had at the event: Free Admission  The event itself is free to the public along with free parking garages and free parking on the street. Free […]

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The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has existed. Zillow recently reported that: “In reality, buying or renting a home is an intensely personal decision, with […]

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Paradise Pumpkin Pie

Planning your Thanksgiving menu? Here’s a family favorite I make every year. It’s always a hit even for people who don’t typically like pumpkin pie – that layer of cream cheese makes all the difference. Enjoy! Paradise Pumpkin Pie  Ingredients   ready-to-use refrigerated pie crust (1/2 of 14.1-oz. pkg.) 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, […]

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