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When one shares a home with children, it can be tricky to strike a balance between an adult-centric and kid-friendly design aesthetic. It’s important not to fill the home with precious things; otherwise, we’re likely to become tense and frustrated when items are damaged or ruined. On the other hand, most of us don’t want to live in a home that feels like a daycare center, either!

Here are our top 10 tips for creating a kid-friendly home:

1.) Choose Easy-Care, Patterned Rugs

Rugs add comfort and style to hard flooring, but they’re also magnets for mud and stains. Because staring at dirty, stained rugs is a recipe for a gloomy mood, choosing the right kind of rug for your home is essential.

Choose an easy-care, patterned rug. In between

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Dreaming about your first home purchase but still be undecided on whether to choose an FHA loan or conventional loan? While both are popular choices for those looking for a low down payment, some differences may make one loan a better option than the other. 

This article will give you an idea of how they differ and give you insight as to which loan may work best in your situation.

What is an FHA loan?

An FHA loan is insured by the Federal Housing Administration. Lenient qualifications make it a good choice for those with lower credit scores and those with limited funds for the down payment. 

What is a Conventional loan?

On the other hand, conventional loans are not insured by a government agency and have qualifying terms set by

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Situated on almost one acre in an incredible Brentwood location, this home has been impeccably updated! The home's new open-concept floor plan boasts a gourmet kitchen, bright spacious rooms, and a long list of upgrades. The expansive outdoor living space provides endless opportunities for enjoyment and the neighborhood connects to the desirable Crockett Park trail system. This home is amazing!

Just a short 10-minute drive from Nashville and access to three major interstates, Brentwood’s rolling hills are home to many Fortune 500 companies located both in Maryland Farms and Cool Springs, although you wouldn’t know it given the large number of lush green parks and nature areas the city boasts. Located in Williamson County, one of the wealthiest

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Home renovations can be expensive, and saving up for extensive improvements could take years. Fortunately, you can fast-track your goals with a home improvement loan. 

Home improvement loans allow you to use the equity in your home to fund your home renovation. 

Benefits of a Home Renovation Project

1.) Increased Home Value

Prospective home buyers are willing to spend more if they see a kitchen or bathroom that has been updated or upgraded for convenience and functionality. 

2.) More Space

If your home feels cramped due to your growing family, extra bedrooms or living space can make living in your home comfortable once more. 

3.) Maintenance

Putting off home repairs can result in more considerable expenses down the road.

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The holiday season in Middle Tennessee is one of the most fun-filled, activity-packed events in the nation. We’ve selected some of our very favorite destinations, pop-up bars, shows, shopping pop-ups, and family-friendly festivals below. We hope you take full advantage of the rich festivities this year! We’re delighted that we’re all going to be able to get out in the community once again in 2021. 

Home Alone at Hidden Bar

200 4th Ave N | Nashville

Opening Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Feeling nostalgic? Head to this Home Alone-inspired bar to be transported to the McCallister home circa 1990—complete with the famous residence’s signature décor and design elements that will recall memorable moments. Of course, you’ll also enjoy Hidden

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Located in the distinguished neighborhood of Historic Richland, this stunning home is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own! Just featured in the Nashville Edit, this home offers flawless designer finishes throughout, tons of living space, a seamless open floor plan that's perfect for entertaining, an oversized garage, a separate suite that's perfect for working from home, and much more.

Listed by Ivy Vick

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In the midst of the flurry of activity that so often pervades our holiday season, many of us treasure the relaxation and joy we experience on our annual holiday light viewing trips around Middle Tennessee. If you’re planning to connect with the beauty of the season on a holiday light expedition, we highly recommend the following destinations as the Best Holiday Light Experiences in the region.

Holiday Lights at Cheekwood

1200 Forrest Park Drive | Nashville
Open Daily November 20 – January 09 | 5 PM - 10 PM
Walking Tour | FAQ

Cheekwood Estates is once again opening the gates of their historic mansion’s breathtaking grounds for Holiday Lights. This tour’s path winds through more than a mile of 0ver 1 million lights and leads to s’mores pits,

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How is the market? It’s a question our agents get asked a lot, and for good reason. If you’re considering buying a new home or selling one that you already own, the market trends and predictions are important in the decision-making process. Below is our most recent market update information for Davidson, Maury, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson, Bedford, Coffee, Dekalb, Robertson, and Montgomery counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

 

 

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This charming, custom-built farmhouse is just 10 minutes from I-65 and offers enjoyable country living on three acres! The home features hardwood flooring throughout, 10ft ceilings down, a cozy living room, a thoughtfully-designed floor plan, and a great master suite with a closet built for a storm shelter. In the back yard, you can also find a separate building with a kitchen and living area!

Columbia, affectionately known as Mule Town, is a picturesque, classically southern small town located in Maury County, Tennessee, about 45 minutes south of Nashville. Proud of its status as "Mule Capital of the World", the town's historic industry can be seen in business names, stuck to nearly every car's windshield, and in their many annual events. The

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Perhaps nothing within a space affects our perception and mood so much as lighting. From intensity to direction and hue, lighting greatly influences our ability to relax and feel welcome. Even so, it’s not uncommon for homeowners to invest a great deal of effort into furniture selection and arrangement, object placement, and paint colors – yet hardly spend any time deliberately choosing a lighting scheme.

Today, let’s talk about the nitty-gritty of overhauling or just installing a lighting system. As you read through our guide, jot down ideas as they speak to you. These rough notes can form a great foundation around which you’ll create a cohesive lighting plan.

1.) Why You Should Install Smart Controls

Once upon a time, only dimmer switches

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