Live-Work Units Could Increase in Popularity Following Pandemic

We’re still in unique times and, while we fight this global pandemic, the way we live is changing. With people staying home more than ever, home floorplans are bound to change. What worked best for a family of four before COVID-19, may not work as well now. More people are working from home and sheltering in place, which means they need a space for work and a space for play.

You’ve probably heard of live-work spaces. We’ve written about them before and we’ve sold these units to our clients. If you’re still not sure exactly what a live-work space is, it is a unit that has both working quarters and living quarters. Many of them located in Middle Tennessee have separate areas for working…

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If You Need to Move During the COVID-19 Crisis, Here Are Some Safety Tips

We’re living in a unique time right now. While the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is going on, things are very different. We’re all social distancing and quarantining in our homes but, unfortunately, some people still have to move during this time. If you’re one of those people, here are some safety tips that can help your family stay as safe as possible.

First of all, it’s important to reschedule your move date if you’re able. Push it back until after the pandemic is over and things are starting to get back to normal. We know that’s not always possible but that’s the best way to ensure the safety of your family.

If you must move and want to hire movers, make sure you…

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There’s a Bathroom Paint Color That Could Increase Your Home’s Value

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, you’re probably talking to your Synergy Realty Network agent about small updates and fixes. One update may be painting rooms that have off-putting colors (think bright pink or black). Did you know that it’s also possible that some colors could improve your sales price?

Zillow did a study on paint colors and how they affect the home. In that study, they found that one color, in particular, could actually improve your profit on a home sale. That color is periwinkle blue. That doesn’t mean you should go out and paint your entire home periwinkle blue (in fact, we hope you don’t do that). Instead, paint your bathroom that shade of blue and you…

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Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash’s Former Hendersonville Home Sells

Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash’s former Hendersonville home is no longer for sale. The property has again been sold, this time to a local couple. According to the Hendersonville Standard, the Man in Black’s property sold for $3.2 million.

The property, which sits on 4.5 acres, was purchased on Jan. 7 by Cristan and Tina Blackman. Apparently, the couple plans to build a house and live on the property. They want to create a home that will make memories for their children and grandchildren, who live nearby.

Cristian told the Hendersonville Standard, “It’s such a majestic piece of property. My wife and I are honored to own it.”

In case you’re not familiar with the property, it’s…

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There’s a New Lifestyle Community in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro is home to Middle Tennessee’s newest master-planned community, according to the Tennessean. Shelton Square is the community and its future is bright. They’re expecting to build more than 700 homes and a range of amenities for the residents.

Shelton Square is in a convenient location in Murfreesboro with easy access to both 840 and I-24. It’s near Blackman Road on a space that used to be a large farm. According to the newspaper, they expect to build 700+ homes from various builders including Celebration, Davidson, Harmon, Homes by Design and Sam Anderson Construction.

There are a lot of bonuses to living in a lifestyle community such as Shelton Square. Usually, a homeowner’s…

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Realtor.Com® Data Suggests January is a Good Time to Buy

It’s a new year and you’ve probably set some resolutions (or home resolutions maybe) for 2020. Is one of your new year’s goals to get into a new house? According to data, January is a great time to start that search for your dream home.

There are several reasons that the first month of the year is the time to start searching. Realtor® Magazine says low mortgage rates are a great reason to start the home buying process. Housing Wire backs up that claim, saying the rates are much lower than last year at this time. According to the website, the “average U.S. fixed rate for a 30-year mortgage averaged 3.72%.” You can read more about mortgage rates here.

January is also a time for very low…

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Kelly Clarkson Reduces Price of Hendersonville Home

“Miss Independent” Kelly Clarkson just reduced the price of her Hendersonville home. Her gorgeous lakeside property is now available for $7.5 million, according to It was originally listed for $8.75 million, back in the summer of 2018. 

The beautiful, light-colored home inspires relaxation with the waterfront view and circular water fountain in the driveway. The mansion has seven bedrooms and nine and a half bathrooms in its 20,121 square feet. According to The Tennessean, Clarkson custom-designed the home that was built in 2007. 

This is the perfect house for entertaining. The grand foyer will welcome visitors into the home and the double staircases make it the…

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Synergy Realty Network (Brentwood, TN), under the independent ownership of visionaries Dwane and Michelle Crews, is launching the Buyer Graph initiative, a tech tool powered by RealScout, a private, agent-branded collaborative search platform which is rapidly transforming how consumers work with agents.  This platform enables brokerages to share powerful anonymized buyer data that allows buyers, sellers and their agents to fiercely compete at every level of moving real estate … pricing strategies, inventory availability (even if not yet on the market), unprecedented searching techniques, getting the best deals for consumers. 

Nashville is the latest market to get a Buyer Graph, following Denver, northern…

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Hayley Williams of Paramore Lists Historic Franklin Home

Hayley Williams, lead singer of the rock band Paramore, has put her historic Franklin home up for sale. Although Williams is a Mississippi native, she’s been in Franklin for 15 years and even started the band right here in Williamson County. Now, she’s ready to move on from the 1935 stone cottage. 

According to the listing, she renovated and restored the three-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage. It’s currently listed for $1 million and has 2,374 square feet. From the outside, the house looks quaint with gorgeous stone and dark shutters. It’s deceivingly spacious, though. The historic house is three stories with a fully finished basement. 

A bright entryway welcomes visitors before they reach a…

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Kristin Cavallari & Jay Cutler Reduce Their Nashville Mansion Drastically

Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler’s gorgeous Nashville mansion is still on the market. They listed their home for sale over a year ago and, now, they’ve drastically dropped the price. According to, the reality star and her former football player husband reduced the listing price from $7.9 million to $5.75 million — a $2.15 million drop.

The couple’s home is 19,983 square feet of absolute beauty. The exterior looks like a castle with a spacious driveway and stone accents. It’s a Mediterranean style mansion and, despite the price drop, they’ll still profit if the home sells at this current price. They purchased the home for $5.3 million seven years ago.

Fans of…

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