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Things to Do in Nashville This June

Out for summer, out till fall, we might not come back at all... Yeah, school's out and the kids are looking for things to do! There are so many things happening in Nashville this month for kids young and old. Here are our top picks to help you kick off the summer fun....

Local Business Spotlight: Blind and Shutter Lady

The Dilemma with a Great View When my wife and I (Ron) moved into our current home around a year ago, it was the amazing view from the back of the house that cinched our decision.  However, it didn’t take long to realize that those large windows across the back of the...

The Cost Of Renting Vs. Buying This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), the choice...

How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take to save for a down payment in each state. Using data...

Finding the Best Loan Program for Your Specific Needs

A Lid for Every Pot! Guest Post by Tim Britt Last month I talked about Affordable mortgage programs.  In an earlier article, I mused that there isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” mortgage program…and began a dialogue about three categories of mortgages:  Affordable,...

Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Are Low Interest Rates Here to Stay? Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates came in at 4.2% last...

2019 Farmers Market Openings Across Middle Tennessee

Time to get out there and root for our local farmers! For many of us, farmers markets are a summertime tradition, and opening day is highly anticipated each year. Neighborhood farmers markets provide a more relaxed way of shopping for food, crafts and other items, and...

Local Business Spotlight: JVI Secret Gardens

Want to up your curb appeal game? JVI Secret Gardens in Donelson is THE place to help you do just that! In addition to the wide array of annuals and perennials that give instant color to your front porch and walkway, JVI has an extensive selection of trees, shrubs,...