So, you're ready to dive back into the exhilarating world of homebuying for the second time around? As your local mortgage pro in the heart of our community, we're here to walk you through the process and answer some burning questions, including whether you can utilize government loans again. 

The Requirements and Challenges:

First things first, let's talk about the nitty-gritty. Unlike your first venture into homeownership where grants and initiatives might have eased the burden of a down payment, as a second-time buyer, you won't have access to those same perks. You'll likely need some cash upfront.

If you're selling your current home, you can channel those sale proceeds right into your next down payment. Now, about those stricter…

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Say hello to this meticulously renovated historic home, nestled in the heart of Nashville's coveted 12 South neighborhood!

No detail has been spared in the renovation of this home. This home boasts a gourmet kitchen with top of the line appliances, custom cabinetry, quartzite countertops, beautiful custom built-ins in the open living space, and gorgeous lighting upgrades. Retreat to the luxurious and spacious master suite, complete with a spa-like ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet. The two upstairs bedrooms feature their own bathrooms and open up to a great extra living space. In the basement, you'll find an office, bedroom, and another spacious living space. This home also features a detached two-car garage with a separate exterior entrance to…

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Middle Tennessee boasts a gorgeous array of both manmade and natural parks intended to offer members of our community adventures into not only nature’s tranquility but also bustling outdoor gathering spaces. Whether you are looking for great walking trails or the tallest, fastest slide in your zip code, today’s guide will help you find your next destination. Read on for our picks in Nashville, Hermitage, Murfreesboro, Hendersonville, Mt. Juliet, Franklin, and Brentwood! No matter where you live or visit in Middle Tennessee, you have an incredible park nearby.

Centennial Park
2500 West End Avenue | Nashville

Centennial Park is situated in the center of downtown, making this bustling park an ideal spot for a mid-day picnic on your lunch break, a…

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In the golden olden days, Music City was famous for producing heart-breaking tunes in which dogs were taken away—usually by the singer’s runaway spouse. Thankfully, Nashville and the surrounding towns are now known for being hot spots for dogs and their owners! Many restaurants and breweries provide dog-friendly outdoor seating, outdoor concerts welcome our canine friends, and of course, we have some of the best dog parks in the entire country.

If you’re new to our region, or have newly adopted a dog, the following Ten Best Dog Parks in Middle Tennessee are ideal for offering pups a chance to run off that spring fever energy. No matter where you are located, there is a dog park near you that your companion will love!

Please note: Whether or not…

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Perched atop one of seven hills, this modern Tudor on Moutain View offers the perfect combination of breathtaking views and expert craftsmanship!

This brand-new construction delivers on both thoughtful design and quality that can be admired in every detail. Herringbone oak wood floors, Thermador appliances, and Carrera Veil countertops are just a few of our favorites. Thoughtfully situated on an acre, the front vista of this serene retreat provides gorgeous views of the skyline and unencumbered sunsets. Oversized walk-in closets, vaulted ceilings, and a three-car garage provide expansive comfort within the home. The wet bar on the main floor paired with a deluxe sound system throughout is an entertainer’s dream. Separate access through the entry…

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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, 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 jaw-dropping home was under contract in the blink of an eye – and we can see why!

Originally crafted by Trace Construction, this stunning home was designed as the builder's personal home. The heart of the home unfolds with a seamless flow between the living room, dining room, and kitchen. The thoughtfully planned main level features a primary suite and a guest suite. The kitchen boasts an oversized island that serves as both a prep area and gathering space. Equipped with Thermador appliances, ceiling height cabinetry, and a spacious butler's pantry, the kitchen caters to your every need. The second level reveals a charming bunk room connected to a flex space ideal for play or relaxation. The spacious bonus room becomes a versatile hub with a…

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After acquiring a mortgage offer from your financial institution, spending an extended period of time searching for a house, working through piles of paperwork, and finally putting in an offer, you’re about to close on your first home! Congratulations. This is a huge milestone. You (and your real estate agent) have worked hard to get here.

You have only one remaining hurdle to clear: the closing process. While this step does not require strategy or out-of-the-box thinking, it can feel tedious, if not complex, for first-time buyers. Fear not, though—your real estate agent will guide you through precisely what you need to close on a house.

Speak with your agent about when you should plan to move. It is common for closing to take one to two months…

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Nestled in the sought-after Stephens Valley community, this exquisite DeFatta custom home exemplifies luxury living!

This residence offers an ideal blend of sophistication and functionality. The grand foyer leads to a well-appointed office space, providing a perfect setting for work. The spacious layout effortlessly flows into the heart of the home—an impressive kitchen featuring Viking appliances, complemented by a truly spectacular pantry. The dining space extends seamlessly to the outdoors, where a fenced backyard awaits, bordered by a picturesque tree line for added privacy. Enjoy the enchanting ambiance of the screened-in porch, complete with a cozy fireplace—a perfect spot for year-round relaxation and entertainment. The primary suite is a…

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Purchasing your second home will bring different challenges than your decision to buy your first, and they are each worthy of careful consideration. Today, we are sharing our view on a question we are frequently asked: “What should we plan to do with our first home if we are buying a second? Should we rent it out? Sell it? Hand it over to a property management company?”

Before you can settle on the answer that is best for your unique situation, you will have to weigh your current financial situation, your capacity to take on added mental and emotional strain, and how holding on to two properties will affect your long-term goals. While selling one home and buying another can be a lot to juggle at once, deciding to rent out your first home is…

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