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As you plan some adventures to close out 2020, you probably need to keep an eye on your budget as we near the holiday season. Fortunately, Middle Tennessee is filled with frugal ways to entertain children, and a great many of them are fun for the whole family!

Today, we’ve lined up Parks’ top picks for Affordable Family Trips. Did we include your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

Adventure Science Center
Nashville, TN
adventuresci.org

Rain or shine, Nashville’s Adventure Science Center is an outstanding educational destination for families with young children. Let your mind run wild at this ASTC Member museum designed to give kids and adults a place to interact with science in a personal, multi-sensory way. Explore a working

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Nestled in the heart of Sylvan Park, the compelling craftsmanship of this home will captivate you! The property features an open floor plan, custom millwork, ample storage, a privacy-fenced backyard, a covered rooftop deck, bonus space, tons of natural light, and a location convenient to all the neighborhood shops and restaurants.

Sylvan Park, Sylvan Heights, and Charlotte Avenue all border one another, and many locals see the lines between the neighborhoods as blurred. Generally, this area is bordered by Charlotte Avenue, goes south down Richland Creek, and cuts back north to reach the Interstate 440 barrier. Many outdoor-loving city-dwellers call Sylvan Park home due to an amazing golf course and greenway system. This area is also known for

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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, and Coffee counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

See the Previous Month's Stats!

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It's that time of the month again! We are excited to announce October's LoLo gifts! There are so many unique, wonderful, local businesses in Middle Tennessee and it's time to celebrate them this month!

LoLo, Locals Supporting Locals, is an amazing program for your Parks REALTOR® to give to you! Each month, a completely free, new gift comes to your cell phone for you to enjoy. The gifts are selected by county and are only for local businesses, no nationwide chains!

LoLo helps remind us to shop local and support our friends and neighbors! Here are July's gifts to you!

Chill Spot

Williamson County

The Chill Spot is a must-visit for anyone in Williamson County! They serve healthy and refreshing wrap sandwiches, salads, Bubble Tea, and

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Located in Historic Cherokee Park, this charming 1920's home is nestled near the end of a peaceful dead-end street! This home offers tons of character, plenty of space, a unique layout, a great backyard, a location just a walk away from local hotspots, and easy access to the interstate. You don't want to miss out on this one!

Sylvan Park, Sylvan Heights, and Charlotte Avenue all border one another and many locals see the lines between the neighborhoods as blurred. Generally, this area is bordered by Charlotte Avenue, goes south down Richland Creek and cuts back north to reach the Interstate 440 barrier. Many outdoor-loving city-dwellers call Sylvan Park home due to an amazing golf course and greenway system. This area is also known for being avid

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Fall has swept in once again, and soon homeowners will be faced with the challenge of managing the piles of leaves Middle Tennessee’s beautiful trees are dropping into their yards and across rooftops. Today, we’ve got our top tips for leaf removal primed and ready to share with our dedicated readers. We’ll also discuss the ongoing gardener’s debate over whether we should be removing leaves at all.

In the United States, over 25% of household refuse consists of yard waste, so clearly gathering up leaves and discarding them is the tactic preferred by most Americans. However, many master gardeners encourage homeowners to consider what else they can do with the bounty that descends on their yards every year. If you’re interested in finding an earth-friendly

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We’ve all seen the posts about how this Halloween is a full moon, a Saturday, and daylight savings - an ultimate setup for THE Halloween. The only thing? COVID. Fear not though (well, aside from Halloween spookiness); Halloween can never be canceled! While large group gatherings may not be able to happen, and things may not look the same - Halloween is and should, absolutely be celebrated! Here are a few activities (ranging for little ones to adults ) that we’re looking to try this Halloween season:

Spider Web Walk 

By creating a spider web (or part of one) with painters tape in your home, you’re essentially creating a Halloween themed playground on the floor that your little ones can play on all season long! How? Take painters tape and create

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Thoughtfully adapted for modern living, this incredible home is an oasis of warmth with a neutral palette! The property features an open floor plan with numerous vantage points, a high-end kitchen with Viking appliances, a first-floor master bedroom with two walk-in closets, Italian lighting throughout, custom fencing, and two separate patios that encourage an easy relationship between indoor and outdoor living.

Belle Meade is one of Nashville's most luxurious neighborhoods. Home to football players, entertainers and politicians alike, this area has a rich history marked by beautiful sprawling estates. With easy access to the city, Belle Meade is central to Nashville but seems removed from the city atmosphere.

Belle Meade, which means

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Parks is proud to highlight one of our outstanding agents from our Brentwood office, Scott Klein! With only one year of experience in the industry, Scott has had an incredibly fast start to his real estate career and is closing in on nearly 30 homes sold so far.

Scott attended Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, and earned an associate’s degree in Business and Finance. Post-college, he spent six years working in the construction industry where he did everything from painting to electrical and carpentry. After his time in construction, Scott moved into an administrative role for big tobacco and worked hand-in-hand with the Food and Drug Administration for 12 years. During his time in the tobacco industry, he worked in many cities and played a

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It feels like everyone followed a similar pattern over the past few months in terms of cooking: the pandemic happened and everyone decided they were going to cook and bake like they never had before (four-week sourdough recipe, why not?). Slowly, as the weather warmed up, take out wasn’t as scary and as life inched ever so slightly closer to “normal”, cooking and baking were no longer at the top of most people’s list. Now, cooler weather is rolling in, and warm, nourishing meals sound so good … if only there was the time again to cook! Enter: slow cookers. We’ve gathered our top five favorite slow cooker recipes so you can fix it and forget it until you’re ready to sit down to that warm deliciousness! 

Bon Appetit’s Slow Cooker Pot Roast

We’re

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