Best House Plants

Tennessee is a beautiful state. Most people who have moved to the area from out of state will tell...

Things to Do Before Moving In

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint...

Turning a Bedroom into a Lux Bedroom

For most of us, our bedroom is little more than a place to sleep and relax. However, just because...

When to Refinance

Refinancing your mortgage is something most homeowners consider at least once throughout the...

How to Finance Your Home Renovation

Outdated kitchen. Overrun backyard. Unusable basement space. If you have a home renovation project...

What to Repair Before Listing

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the upmost importance to ensure you are...

Short Sale vs Foreclosure

Short Sale vs Forclosure As unfortunate as it can be when homeowners fall behind on mortgage...

5 Negotiating Tactics That Kill a Sale

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common...

2019 September Events in Cookeville, Tennessee

September Events Cookeville, Tennessee and the Upper Cumberland ---- The Strawberry Patch Fall...

2019 Customer Appreciation Day

The Realty Firm 2019 Customer Appreciation Day Cookeville, Tennessee This month, we celebrated 7...

Customer Appreciation Day August 9th

Customer Appreciation Day August 9th · 3:00 - 5:00PM The Realty Firm - Cookeville location 515 E...

2019 August Events in Cookeville, Tennessee (and the Upper Cumberland)

August Events in Cookeville, Tennessee and the Upper CumberlandBeer, Bourbon & BBQ Fundraiser...

Which Paint Color Should You Choose

Are you tackling a few home projects this summer? Does it include a fresh coat of paint? There's...

Local County Fairs in the Upper Cumberland

Smith County Fair Carthage, Tennessee July 1st - 6th DeKalb County Fair Alexandria, Tennessee July...

2019 June Events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland

A Southern Marketplace Barn Sale Acres of Grace Farms · Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee · May 31 -...

2019 May Events in Cookeville (and the Upper Cumberland)

Looking to make some plans and enjoy this gorgeous spring weather? Check out these local events!...

Magnolia Creek Development is Now Available

Magnolia Creek is now available! This new development is located in Cookeville, Tennessee and...

2019 April Events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland

Spring is here! The best thing about Tennessee is four distinct seasons, and you really can't beat...

2019 March Events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland

Warmer weather is just around the corner! Kick those winter blues, drop the parkas and check out...

Local Valentine’s Day Treats in Cookeville, Tennessee

Ah, Valentine's Day! Love is in the air, and by love, we mean delicious smells of sugar, dough and...

How to Forward Mail After Moving

Are you making the move this year? New year, new house, yeah? There's a ton of tasks to be done...

2019 February Events in Cookeville, Tennessee

Getting a little stir crazy because of the cold weather? Well you're in luck because there are a...

2018 December & Christmas Events in Cookeville, Tennessee

Christmas is a few weeks away! With all the hustle and bustle, everyone is...

10 Questions to Ask When Buying A House

Are you buying a house this upcoming year? If this is your first house, chances are you are...

2018 November Events in the Upper Cumberland

The holidays are upon us! Can you believe Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner!...

2018 September Events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland

It's fall! Bring on the hay rides, festivals, and barn sales! New to the area? Wondering what's...

Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow Lake

Have you been to Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow Lake yet? The great thing about the Upper Cumberland...

2018 August Events in Cookeville & the Upper Cumberland

Can you believe it's already the end of summer and schools start back soon! Looking to enjoy the...

Highlands Economic Partnership

We are thrilled to be a sponsor of the Highlands Economic Partnership! The...

2018 July 4th Fireworks and Events at Center Hill Lake

See 2020 line up here The Upper Cumberland region is the best place to celebrate July 4th! Skip...

2018 July 4th Events in the Upper Cumberland

July 4th is just around the corner! From fireworks to bluegrass festivals, the Upper Cumberland is...

3 Ways to Protect Your Home from Lightning

It's that time of year again! Summer thunderstorms with tons of lightning are no joke!...

How to Properly Display the American Flag

July 4th and other patriotic holidays inspire Americans to show their patriotism! Are you flying...

Bee Rock Overlook

If you are in the area, you must check out Bee Rock Overlook! This popular spot is a hidden gem...

Summer Home Décor Trends

Summer is a great time to switch up your décor! Which space are you working on this season? Here...

Best Outdoor Games

Memorial Day is coming up this weekend! To many, it's considered the official kickoff of summer....

Seller To-Do List

Are you selling your home this summer? It can seem like an overwhelming task. It's true. Potential...

Homebuyers: 6 Things to Check Before Scheduling a Showing

You have found the one! Or at least you think so. Before you make an appointment to see a home, be...

Easter Events in the Upper Cumberland Region

It's spring! What a beautiful time of year in the Upper Cumberland region! We are dedicated to...

Most Affordable Place to Live in Tennessee

What is the Most Affordable Place to Live in Tennessee? It’s official: you get more “bang for your...

The Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee

The Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee is known for its natural beauty. It's been called the...

Tennessee has Lowest State, Local Tax Burden for Average Resident

Tennessee boasts the lowest state tax and local tax of any state for a median income household,...

A Seller’s Moving Guide

Are you selling your home this spring? One tip we always give sellers is 'Don't forget to plan...

Negotiating a Real Estate Offer

Home sellers who have chosen the right Realtor, prepared their home for sale and priced it...

Home Showing: 12 Ways to Make a Fantastic First Impression on Buyers

If your home is for sale, or soon will be, creating a positive first impression is one of the most...

4 Things You Need to Know About the Escrow Process

Once you’ve found the home of your dreams and joined the seller in a hearty handshake, there’s...

How to Make an Offer on a Short Sale

How do you make an offer on a short sale? A short sale can be the best option for some home...

10 Questions to Expect From Your Mortgage Lender

Your lender won’t put you in an interview room and demand answers, but completing a loan...

What Are the Tax Implications of Selling a House?

Selling your home can be an exciting and challenging experience, particularly if you’re attempting...

Do You Buy or Sell First When You’re Ready to Move?

Homeowners who decide they’re ready to become move-up buyers face a chicken-or-egg dilemma. Do You...

Best House Plants

The Best House Plants

Things to Do Before Moving In

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first. Change the locks Even if you’re promised that new locks...

Turning a Bedroom into a Lux Bedroom

For most of us, our bedroom is little more than a place to sleep and relax. However, just because it’s always been that way doesn’t mean that we have to settle for drab and dreary.

When to Refinance

While there are many good reasons to refinance, here are five common ones.

How to Finance Your Home Renovation

If you have a home renovation project on the mind, the first thing you have to consider is how you are going to finance it.

What to Repair Before Listing

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the upmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light.

Short Sale vs Foreclosure

The terms are often used interchangeably, but they’re actually quite different, with varying timelines and financial impact on the homeowner. Here’s a brief overview.

5 Negotiating Tactics That Kill a Sale

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties.

2019 September Events in Cookeville, Tennessee

Local events and happenings in the Upper Cumberland this month

2019 Customer Appreciation Day

Celebrating 7 years of business with Customer Appreciation Day & free ice cream!

Customer Appreciation Day August 9th

Customer Appreciation Day August 9th · 3:00 - 5:00PM The Realty Firm - Cookeville location 515 E Broad St, Cookeville, TN We are celebrating 7 years of business on Friday, August 9th! As a thank you to all of our clients, we want to invite you to stop by for a free...

2019 August Events in Cookeville, Tennessee (and the Upper Cumberland)

Check out local events in Cookeville, Tennessee and the Upper Cumberland

Which Paint Color Should You Choose

Are you tackling a few home projects this summer? Does it include a fresh coat of paint? There's no better way to change a space's look and feel! Which color is best for your space though? Consider color psychology. Did you know that color can impact how you feel...

Local County Fairs in the Upper Cumberland

Local Tennessee County Fairs in the Upper Cumberland

2019 June Events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland

June Events in Cookeville, Tennessee and the Upper Cumberland Region.

2019 May Events in Cookeville (and the Upper Cumberland)

Local May events in Cookeville, Tennessee & the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee.

Magnolia Creek Development is Now Available

Magnolia Creek is now available! This new development is located in Cookeville, Tennessee and features homes ranging in various square footage and colors.

2019 April Events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland

Check out local April events in Cookeville, Tennessee and the Upper Cumberland!

2019 March Events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland

Warmer weather is just around the corner! Kick those winter blues, drop the parkas and check out these local events! March Events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland Home & Garden Show Hyder-Burkes Pavilion · March 1-3 · Cookeville, TN Find on...

Local Valentine’s Day Treats in Cookeville, Tennessee

Ah, Valentine's Day! Love is in the air, and by love, we mean delicious smells of sugar, dough and all that's good in the world. Who doesn't love something sweet - especially when it's festive! Forget the New Year's resolution of losing weight! These local businesses...

How to Forward Mail After Moving

Are you making the move this year? New year, new house, yeah? There's a ton of tasks to be done when moving. You don't want to miss that Southern Living magazine or wedding announcement so make sure you update your address with the post office! The easiest way to...

2019 February Events in Cookeville, Tennessee

Getting a little stir crazy because of the cold weather? Well you're in luck because there are a ton of fun events happening in February! Check out these local events. February Events in Cookeville, Tennessee Beginners: HandLettering & Modern Calligraphy Class...

2018 December & Christmas Events in Cookeville, Tennessee

Christmas is a few weeks away! With all the hustle and bustle, everyone is busy getting ready for the holidays! Check out these local December & Christmas Events in Cookeville, Tennessee and the surrounding area. Christmas Drive-Thru Light...

10 Questions to Ask When Buying A House

Are you buying a house this upcoming year? If this is your first house, chances are you are feeling a little overwhelmed. There are so many things to consider and think about! We are here to guide you through the process. Start with these 10 Questions to Ask When...

2018 November Events in the Upper Cumberland

The holidays are upon us! Can you believe Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner! With local markets and festivals, there are a ton of fun events happening in Cookeville, Tennessee and the surrounding area. Check out these November Events in the Upper...

2018 September Events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland

It's fall! Bring on the hay rides, festivals, and barn sales! New to the area? Wondering what's going on in the area? We're here to give you the rundown. Check out these September events in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland! September Events in Cookeville and the...

Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow Lake

Have you been to Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow Lake yet? The great thing about the Upper Cumberland region is all the attractions! With several lake marinas and state parks, you'll never run out of cool spots to check out in the Upper Cumberland. Sunset Marina is...

2018 August Events in Cookeville & the Upper Cumberland

Can you believe it's already the end of summer and schools start back soon! Looking to enjoy the last bit of summer? Check out these August Events in Cookeville & the Upper Cumberland! August Events Wine, Stein & Shine Cookeville, Tennessee - Every Thursday in...

Highlands Economic Partnership

We are thrilled to be a sponsor of the Highlands Economic Partnership! The Highlands Economic Partnership, which was launched in 2006 by the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce as the Highlands Initiative, is a collaborative,...

2018 July 4th Fireworks and Events at Center Hill Lake

See 2020 line up here The Upper Cumberland region is the best place to celebrate July 4th! Skip the Nashville crowd and come kick it by the lake with us! You haven't seen fireworks until you have seen fireworks on the lake! Check out these grand fireworks shows hosted...

2018 July 4th Events in the Upper Cumberland

July 4th is just around the corner! From fireworks to bluegrass festivals, the Upper Cumberland is the place to be! Check out these July 4th events in the Upper Cumberland. July 4th Events Jake Owen at Fishlipz Fishlipz at Pates Ford Marina - Smithville, Tennessee...

3 Ways to Protect Your Home from Lightning

It's that time of year again! Summer thunderstorms with tons of lightning are no joke! The temperature of lightning is hotter than the Sun's surface (up to 50,000˚F to be exact), and can really cause lot of damage to homes both inside and outside. How can you protect...

How to Properly Display the American Flag

July 4th and other patriotic holidays inspire Americans to show their patriotism! Are you flying the American flag in your yard or at your house? Here's how to do it right! The Flag Code "Previous to Flag Day, June 14, 1923 there were no federal or state regulations...

Bee Rock Overlook

If you are in the area, you must check out Bee Rock Overlook! This popular spot is a hidden gem tucked away in Monterey, Tennessee. Scenic Bee Rock Overlook The overlook is located right off the Monterey exit by The Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast at Bee Rock. Parking is...

Summer Home Décor Trends

Summer is a great time to switch up your décor! Which space are you working on this season? Here are a few home décor trends you'll love! Two-Toned Cabinetry Wondering what to do with that big kitchen island? You've heard of homeowners sanding down old oak cabinets...

Best Outdoor Games

Memorial Day is coming up this weekend! To many, it's considered the official kickoff of summer. Having guests over for the weekend? Don't just grill out! Get moving! Here is a list of the best outdoor games: Best Outdoor Games for Summer Corn Hole It's basically a...

Seller To-Do List

Are you selling your home this summer? It can seem like an overwhelming task. It's true. Potential homebuyers will be more critical of your home. Most people don't clean their entire house every week, but that doesn't mean they won't expect yours to be spic and...

Homebuyers: 6 Things to Check Before Scheduling a Showing

You have found the one! Or at least you think so. Before you make an appointment to see a home, be sure to check a few things out! Homebuyers, here are 6 Things to Check Before Scheduling a Showing: Aerial View Are you set on finding a home without neighbors? Google...

Easter Events in the Upper Cumberland Region

It's spring! What a beautiful time of year in the Upper Cumberland region! We are dedicated to connecting our clients to the Upper Cumberland community. We want to make sure you feel at home by keeping you up to date on local happenings and events. Looking for all the...

Most Affordable Place to Live in Tennessee

What is the Most Affordable Place to Live in Tennessee? It’s official: you get more “bang for your buck” in Cookeville than almost anywhere else in the country. According to the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness Cost of Living Index, Cookeville is ranked...

The Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee

The Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee is known for its natural beauty. It's been called the best kept secret of Tennessee and exemplifies rural, southern living at its finest. From natural waterfalls, the cleanest lakes and home to some of the best state parks, its...

Tennessee has Lowest State, Local Tax Burden for Average Resident

Tennessee boasts the lowest state tax and local tax of any state for a median income household, according to a new study released Tuesday. The financial website Wallet-Hub estimates a median income household in Tennessee paid only $3,667 in state and local taxes in...

A Seller’s Moving Guide

Are you selling your home this spring? One tip we always give sellers is 'Don't forget to plan your move when you list your home!' Even the smallest home contains a lot of furniture, clothes, kitchen equipment, pictures and other items. For a short move, it may be...

Negotiating a Real Estate Offer

Home sellers who have chosen the right Realtor, prepared their home for sale and priced it right are strongly positioned for a smooth real estate transaction. Perhaps the most complex moment in the sales process comes when you get an offer for your home. Negotiating a...

Home Showing: 12 Ways to Make a Fantastic First Impression on Buyers

If your home is for sale, or soon will be, creating a positive first impression is one of the most important things you can do. Thankfully, it’s not hard. Here are 12 steps you can take; most of them fall under simple maintenance and organization. Some of them could...

4 Things You Need to Know About the Escrow Process

Once you’ve found the home of your dreams and joined the seller in a hearty handshake, there’s still one more step to complete. That final step is the escrow process, also referred to as closing. While your real estate agent, lender, title agent and closing agent will...

How to Make an Offer on a Short Sale

How do you make an offer on a short sale? A short sale can be the best option for some home sellers. If they can sell their property, they’ll avoid foreclosure. If you’re the buyer, your prospective may be different. Making an offer on a short sale is different from...

10 Questions to Expect From Your Mortgage Lender

Your lender won’t put you in an interview room and demand answers, but completing a loan application can feel like an interrogation. But you’ll sweat only if you don’t know the answers. Here are 10 Questions to Expect From Your Mortgage Lender 1. Where’s your proof of...

What Are the Tax Implications of Selling a House?

Selling your home can be an exciting and challenging experience, particularly if you’re attempting to simultaneous settle on one house and purchase another. Have you thought about taxes? How do taxes and home relate to one another? What are the tax implications of...

Do You Buy or Sell First When You’re Ready to Move?

Homeowners who decide they’re ready to become move-up buyers face a chicken-or-egg dilemma. Do You Buy or Sell First When You're Ready to Move? The answer depends on several factors, including your local market conditions, your financing options and your feelings...

Buying a Home or Property

Things to Do Before Moving In

Things to Do Before Moving In

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first. Change the locks Even if you’re promised that new locks...

How to Forward Mail After Moving

How to Forward Mail After Moving

Are you making the move this year? New year, new house, yeah? There's a ton of tasks to be done when moving. You don't want to miss that Southern Living magazine or wedding announcement so make sure you update your address with the post office! The easiest way to...

Selling Resources

What to Repair Before Listing

What to Repair Before Listing

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the upmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light.

How to Forward Mail After Moving

How to Forward Mail After Moving

Are you making the move this year? New year, new house, yeah? There's a ton of tasks to be done when moving. You don't want to miss that Southern Living magazine or wedding announcement so make sure you update your address with the post office! The easiest way to...

Seller To-Do List

Seller To-Do List

Are you selling your home this summer? It can seem like an overwhelming task. It's true. Potential homebuyers will be more critical of your home. Most people don't clean their entire house every week, but that doesn't mean they won't expect yours to be spic and...

DIY & Home Improvement

Turning a Bedroom into a Lux Bedroom

Turning a Bedroom into a Lux Bedroom

For most of us, our bedroom is little more than a place to sleep and relax. However, just because it’s always been that way doesn’t mean that we have to settle for drab and dreary.

Real Estate Industry Info

When to Refinance

When to Refinance

While there are many good reasons to refinance, here are five common ones.

Short Sale vs Foreclosure

Short Sale vs Foreclosure

The terms are often used interchangeably, but they’re actually quite different, with varying timelines and financial impact on the homeowner. Here’s a brief overview.

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Things to Do Before Moving In

Things to Do Before Moving In

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first. Change the locks Even if you’re promised that new locks...

read more
Turning a Bedroom into a Lux Bedroom

Turning a Bedroom into a Lux Bedroom

For most of us, our bedroom is little more than a place to sleep and relax. However, just because it’s always been that way doesn’t mean that we have to settle for drab and dreary.

read more
Short Sale vs Foreclosure

Short Sale vs Foreclosure

The terms are often used interchangeably, but they’re actually quite different, with varying timelines and financial impact on the homeowner. Here’s a brief overview.

read more
Customer Appreciation Day August 9th

Customer Appreciation Day August 9th

Customer Appreciation Day August 9th · 3:00 - 5:00PM The Realty Firm - Cookeville location 515 E Broad St, Cookeville, TN We are celebrating 7 years of business on Friday, August 9th! As a thank you to all of our clients, we want to invite you to stop by for a free...

read more
Which Paint Color Should You Choose

Which Paint Color Should You Choose

Are you tackling a few home projects this summer? Does it include a fresh coat of paint? There's no better way to change a space's look and feel! Which color is best for your space though? Consider color psychology. Did you know that color can impact how you feel...

read more
Local Valentine’s Day Treats in Cookeville, Tennessee

Local Valentine’s Day Treats in Cookeville, Tennessee

Ah, Valentine's Day! Love is in the air, and by love, we mean delicious smells of sugar, dough and all that's good in the world. Who doesn't love something sweet - especially when it's festive! Forget the New Year's resolution of losing weight! These local businesses...

read more
How to Forward Mail After Moving

How to Forward Mail After Moving

Are you making the move this year? New year, new house, yeah? There's a ton of tasks to be done when moving. You don't want to miss that Southern Living magazine or wedding announcement so make sure you update your address with the post office! The easiest way to...

read more
2019 February Events in Cookeville, Tennessee

2019 February Events in Cookeville, Tennessee

Getting a little stir crazy because of the cold weather? Well you're in luck because there are a ton of fun events happening in February! Check out these local events. February Events in Cookeville, Tennessee Beginners: HandLettering & Modern Calligraphy Class...

read more
10 Questions to Ask When Buying A House

10 Questions to Ask When Buying A House

Are you buying a house this upcoming year? If this is your first house, chances are you are feeling a little overwhelmed. There are so many things to consider and think about! We are here to guide you through the process. Start with these 10 Questions to Ask When...

read more
2018 November Events in the Upper Cumberland

2018 November Events in the Upper Cumberland

The holidays are upon us! Can you believe Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner! With local markets and festivals, there are a ton of fun events happening in Cookeville, Tennessee and the surrounding area. Check out these November Events in the Upper...

read more
Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow Lake

Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow Lake

Have you been to Sunset Marina on Dale Hollow Lake yet? The great thing about the Upper Cumberland region is all the attractions! With several lake marinas and state parks, you'll never run out of cool spots to check out in the Upper Cumberland. Sunset Marina is...

read more
2018 August Events in Cookeville & the Upper Cumberland

2018 August Events in Cookeville & the Upper Cumberland

Can you believe it's already the end of summer and schools start back soon! Looking to enjoy the last bit of summer? Check out these August Events in Cookeville & the Upper Cumberland! August Events Wine, Stein & Shine Cookeville, Tennessee - Every Thursday in...

read more
Highlands Economic Partnership

Highlands Economic Partnership

We are thrilled to be a sponsor of the Highlands Economic Partnership! The Highlands Economic Partnership, which was launched in 2006 by the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce as the Highlands Initiative, is a collaborative,...

read more
2018 July 4th Fireworks and Events at Center Hill Lake

2018 July 4th Fireworks and Events at Center Hill Lake

See 2020 line up here The Upper Cumberland region is the best place to celebrate July 4th! Skip the Nashville crowd and come kick it by the lake with us! You haven't seen fireworks until you have seen fireworks on the lake! Check out these grand fireworks shows hosted...

read more
2018 July 4th Events in the Upper Cumberland

2018 July 4th Events in the Upper Cumberland

July 4th is just around the corner! From fireworks to bluegrass festivals, the Upper Cumberland is the place to be! Check out these July 4th events in the Upper Cumberland. July 4th Events Jake Owen at Fishlipz Fishlipz at Pates Ford Marina - Smithville, Tennessee...

read more
3 Ways to Protect Your Home from Lightning

3 Ways to Protect Your Home from Lightning

It's that time of year again! Summer thunderstorms with tons of lightning are no joke! The temperature of lightning is hotter than the Sun's surface (up to 50,000˚F to be exact), and can really cause lot of damage to homes both inside and outside. How can you protect...

read more
How to Properly Display the American Flag

How to Properly Display the American Flag

July 4th and other patriotic holidays inspire Americans to show their patriotism! Are you flying the American flag in your yard or at your house? Here's how to do it right! The Flag Code "Previous to Flag Day, June 14, 1923 there were no federal or state regulations...

read more
Bee Rock Overlook

Bee Rock Overlook

If you are in the area, you must check out Bee Rock Overlook! This popular spot is a hidden gem tucked away in Monterey, Tennessee. Scenic Bee Rock Overlook The overlook is located right off the Monterey exit by The Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast at Bee Rock. Parking is...

read more
Summer Home Décor Trends

Summer Home Décor Trends

Summer is a great time to switch up your décor! Which space are you working on this season? Here are a few home décor trends you'll love! Two-Toned Cabinetry Wondering what to do with that big kitchen island? You've heard of homeowners sanding down old oak cabinets...

read more
Best Outdoor Games

Best Outdoor Games

Memorial Day is coming up this weekend! To many, it's considered the official kickoff of summer. Having guests over for the weekend? Don't just grill out! Get moving! Here is a list of the best outdoor games: Best Outdoor Games for Summer Corn Hole It's basically a...

read more
Seller To-Do List

Seller To-Do List

Are you selling your home this summer? It can seem like an overwhelming task. It's true. Potential homebuyers will be more critical of your home. Most people don't clean their entire house every week, but that doesn't mean they won't expect yours to be spic and...

read more
Homebuyers: 6 Things to Check Before Scheduling a Showing

Homebuyers: 6 Things to Check Before Scheduling a Showing

You have found the one! Or at least you think so. Before you make an appointment to see a home, be sure to check a few things out! Homebuyers, here are 6 Things to Check Before Scheduling a Showing: Aerial View Are you set on finding a home without neighbors? Google...

read more
Easter Events in the Upper Cumberland Region

Easter Events in the Upper Cumberland Region

It's spring! What a beautiful time of year in the Upper Cumberland region! We are dedicated to connecting our clients to the Upper Cumberland community. We want to make sure you feel at home by keeping you up to date on local happenings and events. Looking for all the...

read more
Most Affordable Place to Live in Tennessee

Most Affordable Place to Live in Tennessee

What is the Most Affordable Place to Live in Tennessee? It’s official: you get more “bang for your buck” in Cookeville than almost anywhere else in the country. According to the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness Cost of Living Index, Cookeville is ranked...

read more
The Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee

The Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee

The Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee is known for its natural beauty. It's been called the best kept secret of Tennessee and exemplifies rural, southern living at its finest. From natural waterfalls, the cleanest lakes and home to some of the best state parks, its...

read more
A Seller’s Moving Guide

A Seller’s Moving Guide

Are you selling your home this spring? One tip we always give sellers is 'Don't forget to plan your move when you list your home!' Even the smallest home contains a lot of furniture, clothes, kitchen equipment, pictures and other items. For a short move, it may be...

read more
Negotiating a Real Estate Offer

Negotiating a Real Estate Offer

Home sellers who have chosen the right Realtor, prepared their home for sale and priced it right are strongly positioned for a smooth real estate transaction. Perhaps the most complex moment in the sales process comes when you get an offer for your home. Negotiating a...

read more
4 Things You Need to Know About the Escrow Process

4 Things You Need to Know About the Escrow Process

Once you’ve found the home of your dreams and joined the seller in a hearty handshake, there’s still one more step to complete. That final step is the escrow process, also referred to as closing. While your real estate agent, lender, title agent and closing agent will...

read more
How to Make an Offer on a Short Sale

How to Make an Offer on a Short Sale

How do you make an offer on a short sale? A short sale can be the best option for some home sellers. If they can sell their property, they’ll avoid foreclosure. If you’re the buyer, your prospective may be different. Making an offer on a short sale is different from...

read more
10 Questions to Expect From Your Mortgage Lender

10 Questions to Expect From Your Mortgage Lender

Your lender won’t put you in an interview room and demand answers, but completing a loan application can feel like an interrogation. But you’ll sweat only if you don’t know the answers. Here are 10 Questions to Expect From Your Mortgage Lender 1. Where’s your proof of...

read more
What Are the Tax Implications of Selling a House?

What Are the Tax Implications of Selling a House?

Selling your home can be an exciting and challenging experience, particularly if you’re attempting to simultaneous settle on one house and purchase another. Have you thought about taxes? How do taxes and home relate to one another? What are the tax implications of...

read more
Do You Buy or Sell First When You’re Ready to Move?

Do You Buy or Sell First When You’re Ready to Move?

Homeowners who decide they’re ready to become move-up buyers face a chicken-or-egg dilemma. Do You Buy or Sell First When You're Ready to Move? The answer depends on several factors, including your local market conditions, your financing options and your feelings...

read more
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