April 2017

Found 5 blog entries for April 2017.

1x2 diagonal pattern wall

This picture was taken at a model home in Franklin TN.  When my husband and I walked in, there were several people in there and they were oooohing and ahhhhing. They were touching and feeling this wall!!! As a new home selections coordinator, realtor and DIY gal, I thought this was worthy of sharing. 

What I love about this design is that it doesn't have to be expensive. This wall was created by using 1x2 lumber in a cross diagonal pattern.  I LOVE the 3D effect in the monochromatic color scheme. These pieces of wood are about $4.00 each for an 8 foot section. I am guessing that this wall cost between $60 and $80 to create, depending on the retail store from which the lumber was purchased.  The key is to finding the center of the room, and then

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Four Reasons to Always Use a Real Estate Agent

We know you’ve heard that you should use a realtor when buying or selling a home time and time again. You see commercials about real estate, you see ads for realtors in public restrooms and you can’t watch an episode of Modern Family without being reminded of Phil’s job. But why? Why is it important to use a realtor when buying or selling a house?

They’re experienced

The knowledge and experience a realtor has is invaluable for a number of reasons. One of those reasons is because a licensed real estate agent knows the language of the industry — and the MLS. They can help you break down those tricky little acronyms but they also know the terms on your important documents, contracts and so much more.

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'Southern Living' Puts Nashville in South's Best Cities List for 2017

 Those of us lucky enough to already call Nashville home know that it’s one of the best cities in the south but Southern Living agrees. The southern-style magazine revealed their list of the South’s Best Cities 2017 list and Music City has an impressive spot.

 Southern Living is doing what they do best, celebrating the south. They say the its “never been a hotter place to live, and we’re not just talking about the weather.” Although the weather in this part of the US is hot, there are a lot of reasons it’s hot (and we don't mean the temperature). The magazine lists Nashville on the 10 city list and, although we aren’t no. 1, we’re near the top. The magazine put Nashville at No. 4

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If you’re in Nashville, or even if you aren’t, you’ve probably noticed townhouse living is on the rise. Townhouses aren’t a new concept but they have gained popularity in the last few years and there’s a few reasons why.

According to Realtor.com, townhouses gained popularity in the 1960s in big cities but they’re more popular than ever today with both builders and homebuyers. In fact, they’ve gotten so popular that the US Census Bureau showed townhouses accounted for 12.4% of “all new construction in the single-family home market last year.”

Here's why more people are buying townhouses:

They’re less expensive

When it comes to townhouses, they cost 12% less than detached homes, according to Realtor.com. The low cost makes them especially

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Kelly Clarkson’s Hendersonville Lake House is For Sale

If waterfront luxury living is what you’re after, Kelly Clarkson’s Hendersonville home may be what you’ve been waiting for. The “Since U Been Gone” singer recently listed her lakefront mansion for sale and it is truly magnificent. 

The singer’s gated 7-bedroom 8-bathroom mansion sits on four acres in a quiet cul-de-sac and is listed at $8.75 million. The home has its own private dock that’s perfect for fishers or just a family that wants to cruise around Old Hickory Lake on their boat. If the lake isn’t your thing, there's also a saltwater pool. 

While the outdoor amenities are one draw to this Hendersonville mansion, the house itself is exquisite. The entire home is well lit and bright

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