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‘Thrillist’ Names Nashville the No. 1 Place to Spend a Weekend

Nashville’s popularity is rising and it’s now considered the best place you could spend a weekend. Thrillistrecently announced their list of the 25 Best U.S. Cities to Spend a Weekend and Nashville came in at the top spot.

The publication raves about Music City and says visitors just can’t leave without sampling hot chicken (something we already know). They also recommend grabbing a delicious, and refreshing, bushwhacker from Edley’s and attending a show at the historic Ryman Auditorium.

Thrillist raves about Nashville’s food and how we’re currently attracting a plethora of celebrity chefs. They mention not only our hot chicken but also our delicious BBQ. Of course if you’re eating as

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Nashville’s real estate market is continuing to be hot this year. February showed yet another increase in home sales for the Tennessee capitol.

According to Greater Nashville Realtors data, there were 2,507 closings in February. That’s nearly 100 more closings than Nashville saw in January and, according to Nashville Business Journal, that’s a 9.3 percent increase from last year at this time. That’s a great thing for Music City — and we could have the weather to thank.

“Spring is in the air and in the real estate market. A few days of warmer temperatures helped our region finish strong in February, closing over 2,500 units,” the Greater Nashville Realtors president Scott Troxel explained.

February’s closings included 2,038 residential sales, 286

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Twenty micro homes are coming to south Nashville's Glencliff United Methodist Church for the homeless. 

Open Table Nashville, a non-profit organization, is behind the real estate plans. Open Table Nashville is a "community that disrupts cycles of poverty, journeys with the marginalized and provides education about issues of homelessness" and they're calling this initiative the Village at Glencliff. 

 "Too many of our friends have died on the streets," Open Table Nashville Executive Director Rev. Ingrid McIntyre told The Tennessean before adding that 87 homeless people died last year alone in the area. "Hopefully, this place will help lower that number by providing community and programs that will get the most vulnerable into permanent housing."

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Jason Aldean and his wife Brittany Kerr have put their Hickman county home, Blackjack Ridge, up for sale.

The 4,032 square foot home is currently for sale and it’s listed at $4.6 million. The gorgeous property sits on 1,400 acres in Centerville and the home’s website describes it as a “prestigious hunting property, luxury lodge and upscale retreat.”

 The rugged home is perfect for an outdoors lover that wants to be outside the city limits. The Hickman county land is suited for someone who wants to make it their own private hunting and fishing lot. It has high game fences, a large storage area and sparkling streams among its other outdoor amenities. There’s also a large gentlemen’s lodge that fits the outdoorsy theme.

 The home itself has six

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Ronnie Dunn Pays $2.5 Million for Davidson County Property

Ronnie Dunn, one half of the Grammy Award-winning duo Brooks & Dunn, has invested $2.5 million in Forest Hills.

Dunn and his wife, Janine, purchased the Davidson County property from a local businessman, according to the Nashville Post. They bought the six-acre property from Thomas F. Frist III and his wife, Julie D. Frist, in southwest Nashville. That’s a big investment for the “Boot Scootin’ Boggie” singer! 

The Nashville Post quotes the Davidson County Register of Deeds records as saying the land at 1900 Chickering Road became Dunn’s for exactly $2.25 million! There’s no home on the property, it’s just six-acres of beautiful land. More than likely, Dunn will build some type of home or

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Ryman Hospitality is Bringing a New Water Park to Nashville

Big news from Ryman Hospitality! The real estate investment trust is planning a major water park at Nashville’s Opryland.

According to The Tennessean, sources have confirmed that Ryman will finally move forward with the water park plans at the Opryland Resort and Convention Center. This is a big step since they’ve had several failed ideas in the past including a snow park and a park with a Dolly Parton theme. This one looks like it will actually stick.

They’ll officially discuss details at Opryland on Jan. 25 with a detailed press conference but, until then, Nashville residents are pretty excited with the news. Ryman Hospitality Chairman and CEO, Colin Reed, did say the “the major

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When you find the perfect home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with excitement. You’re so focused on making an offer that you forget some of the important things. We're here to help.

Now that you’ve found "the one," you need to start asking the big questions. With the help of Realtor.com, we’ve compiled a list of those that you must ask. It'll ensure you don’t forget to ask about renovations, the roof and even warranties!

 

 

 

13 Questions You Should Ask Before Buying a Home:

What is the home’s sales history?

Have there been any renovations? Additions?

What is the property tax history?

What are the utility costs?

How old is the roof?

How big is the water heater?

When was the last time the septic tank was pumped?

Has

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Travel + Leisure Names Nashville a Top Travel Destination for 2017

Nashville’s popularity is already on the rise in the new year. Travel + Leisure has named Music City one of the 50 Best Places to Travel in 2017.

 Travel + Leisure’s highly anticipated annual list helps travelers nail down their vacation destinations early in the year. They work for months judging the local hotels and unique eateries as well as researching news and events to get the Top 50 perfect! This year they included Paros in Greece, Nicaragua, Madagascar, a couple of spots in Mexico and our very own Nashville!

 The publication gave Music City a spot on the list in part because several historical music landmarks are celebrating their anniversaries. That’s right, 2017 is going

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Our Nashville weather may feel more like spring right now but — winter is coming! We want to make sure your pipes don’t freeze when temperatures get frigid. Follow these five tips to ensure you’re not spending a fortune to fix frozen pipes this winter.

Insulate Your Pipes

It’s very important to insulate your exposed pipes! Take care of the water pipes in your crawlspace, basement and attic with insulation foam or wrappers which can be purchased from any hardware store.

Open Your Cabinets

 When the temperatures really start to drop, it’s important to take care of your indoor pipes. Help keep them warm by opening cabinet doors that contain piping. It may not be the best looking way to protect your home, but it’s been proven to help.

Let Your

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Country music fans now have the opportunity to purchase one of the most legendary country homes. Johnny Cash’s former lakeside property in Hendersonville is on the market!

 The Man in Black purchased the 4-acre property that sits along Old Hickory Lake back in 1968 and he made it the famous landmark it is today. It was the home that he shared with June Carter Cash for the majority of their 35-year marriage and they hosted some very impressive house guests. They welcomed visitors like Bob Dylan, Al Gore, Billy Graham and even former President Ronald Reagan.

 The house was featured in Walk the Line, it was where Cash hosted his star-studded guitar pulls and it was the scene for his last music video, “Hurt.” It’s a music lover’s haven.

 The

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