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Hip Donelson Community Farmers Market and Old Hickory Village Farmers Market
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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 a place where we can meet up with friends and get to know our local farmers and artisans.  Many of the markets even have food trucks and live music, so shopping becomes more fun…

Nashville family-owned local nursery and landscaping center
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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, and other foundational plantings, as well as containers of every size and color and other garden décor too. Adding Hardscape to Your Landscape If you’re thinking about installing a pond, fountain…

Mt. Juliet Car Show and Family Fun Day
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Things to Do in Nashville This May

Things to Do in Nashville This May The Big Payback Thursday, May 2 • Online • Middle Tennessee The Big Payback is a community-wide, 24-hour online giving challenge hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. This charitable event will help area nonprofits raise much-needed dollars and bring awareness to pressing needs in our community. In the past five years, The Big Payback has helped raise more than $12.5 million for more than 1,000 local nonprofits – including schools and…

What credit score do you need to buy a house?
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What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House? There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed! Only 25% of the Americans have a FICO® Score between 740 and 800. Here is the breakdown according to Experian: 16% Very Poor (300-579) 18% Fair (580-669) 21% Good (670-739) 25% Very Good…

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(SOLD) 3 Bed, 2 Bath Hendersonville Home Under $220K!

SOLD! It’s no surprise to us that this beautiful home received multiple offers the first weekend on the market! 💚 Welcome to this gorgeous move-in ready home located on a dead-end street in Hendersonville, TN just minutes away from Old Hickory Lake, parks and recreation, shopping, dining, movies and more! 127 Dennis Road, Hendersonville, TN 370753 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 1616 Square FeetMLS #:  2031956  |  $219,900 Living Local Nashville is proud to present this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home…

pantry organization nashville
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The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale

One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering. Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices allows buyers to imagine themselves living in the house. Those planning to sell soon are in luck! Marie Kondo, the inventor of the KonMari Method of Tidying Up, has gained popularity with her new Netflix series. She gives some great tips for sorting through years of accumulated possessions that we all collect in our homes. “The KonMari Method™ encourages tidying by category –…

Nashville, Donelson, Hermitage, Old Hickory, Mt. Juliet, Lebanon Open Houses for Sale
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This Week’s Open Houses

Here are the upcoming Open Houses for residential real estate in Nashville and surrounding areas! If you would like to customize this search to meet your needs, click on “See All Results” at the bottom of this page and modify the search fields on the next page. Please let us know if you would like information about these, or any other properties. Please let the hosting agents know that we sent you!

Affordable mortgage loan programs for first time home buyers
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Can a Mortgage Really Be Affordable?

Can a Mortgage Really Be Affordable? Guest Post by Tim Britt Last month I started a discussion about the different categories of mortgage programs.  Mortgage Loans can easily be broken down into 3 broad categories:  Traditional, Affordable, and Specialty.  This month, I’ll talk about Affordable Mortgage Loan Programs, and some of the features of them. Affordable Mortgages are loan programs backed by government agencies, or specially designed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (Conforming Loan Programs) to be affordable in…

Green juice, juice bar Lebanon Tn Wilson County
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Local Business Spotlight: The Essential Juicery

Raw, Cold-Pressed, Organic Juice in Lebanon, TN It seems like there’s something new on the Public Square in Lebanon, TN every time I drive through there lately. I was so excited when I stumbled into WILKIE’s Outfitters a few weeks ago and discovered that the back of the store has been transformed into a juice bar! Talk about feeling like a kid on Christmas morning! The Essential Juicery offers high-crafted and cold-pressed juice from high quality, seasonal organic produce. They’re…

Spring Cleaning Your Finances
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Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Spring is in the Air Nashville is finally getting some sunshine, the flowers and trees are blooming, and the days have gotten longer.  It’s no wonder we feel most inclined to organize and clean our houses and yards this time of year.  It’s also the time of year we’re finishing up our tax filings, which makes it a perfect time to give our finances the Marie Kondo treatment as well.  While there are a lot of documents we need to…