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Parks is proud to highlight one of our amazing agents from our West Nashville office, Anna Hollingsworth! She has been a member of the Parks family for a year and a half and joined us when she first became a real estate agent.

Anna earned a degree in Public Relations from The University of Alabama and minored in Political Science. She specializes in public relations and marketing, but also has extensive experience in social media marketing, branding, and content development.

Prior to a career in real estate, Anna worked for public figure Al Gore and then in public affairs for a large financial corporation before stepping into real estate marketing. She felt that her background in marketing, matched with the high level of service required to work

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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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Just a stroll away from local hotspots, this home offers extravagant comfort in vibrant East Nashville! The property features a full renovation with gorgeous custom finishes, tons of space, a mother-in-law apartment with a separate entrance and laundry room, a spacious master bedroom, a full deck up and down, and plenty of parking.

East Nashville is a large neighborhood encompassing many communities on a swath of land to the east and north of the Cumberland River. The river serves as one border and Gallatin Pike and East Trinity Lane form the other. Historically, East Nashville has been a very desirable area, but much of the area was destroyed in the great fire of 1916. It took almost a century for the area to fully recover but it has rebounded

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It's that time of the month again! We are excited to announce November'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 November's gifts to you!

Franklin Mercantile Deli

Williamson County

A local staple and tourist favorite, the Franklin Mercantile Deli has been owned and operated by Graeme and Corrie Asch

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The whole family is home for the holidays. It’s chilly outside, warm inside - and everyone is gathered around the table laughing. The connection feels deep, and the smiles are aplenty - it’s game night. It’s a truly unmatched joy! Below are some of our favorite family games to get ready for the upcoming season! 

Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza

Oh boy. This game. It doesn’t matter if you’re “into games”, if you like strategy, or if you’re young or old. This game will have you flailing your arms and laughing hysterically in no time about the absurdity of the quick, easy-to-learn, 10-minute-a-round game. Imagine a Slap Jack-esque game with hand motions as the main rules. This family found it as a game “keeper”, and you very well could, too! 

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Located in 12 South, this amazing home is only two blocks away from local hotspots and comes with the furniture included! The property offers a great open layout that's perfect for entertaining, a two-story family room, a great kitchen, an open dining room, a main-level master suite, tons of space and storage, a deck, and a wraparound front porch.

12 South is a destination for shopping, restaurants, and daytime strolls. With quaint cottages, tree-lined streets, and friendly residents, 12 South is a warm and inviting place to call home.

Just a couple of miles south of downtown Nashville, the vibrant 12 South community encompasses 10 blocks that run from Linden Avenue to Sevier Park. Over 200 years ago Granny White made her way from North

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Parks is proud to highlight the managing broker of our Murfreesboro office, Dawne Davis! She joined the real estate industry and the Parks family in June of 2004.

Dawne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from Hollins University in Virginia. Prior to real estate, she worked in the political and non-profit fundraising world in Washington, D.C. She now specializes in residential sales and relocation.

When asked why she chose to join the Parks Family of REALTORS®, Dawne stated, “After interviewing at two competing companies, I knew the minute I walked into the Parks in Brentwood office that I was home. Since then, I've never looked back!” She chose to step into the real estate industry because she enjoys working with people and

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Congratulations on hosting Thanksgiving dinner! Whether it’s your first time or your annual tradition to host, it can be a feat like no other to pull off getting a large and complex meal on the table for friends and family to share! Thanks to the grand aspect of this annual meal, prepping isn’t just a “nice to have”, it’s a true necessity! Our mouths are watering just thinking about the feast to come - cheers!

RIGHT AWAY:

Create Your Guest List 

Think about whether or not you want a sit-down meal or a more casual meal where more people can be accommodated throughout the house - then, invite away! Not only will creating your guest list allow you to make sure your guests know they’re invited and mark their calendars - but you’ll know what

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In order to prepare your family to stay healthy in case of an emergency, it’s vital that you prepare a kit of necessary emergency items to keep in your home. A fully-prepared home has food, water, and medication—but that’s just the bare minimum. 

The items we recommend are generally inexpensive, easy to obtain, and appropriate for a wide range of ages. Homes that shelter pets, infants, seniors, disabled, or chronically ill family members should customize our list (below) to provide any special items needed for each person and animal for a full two weeks.

Of course, once you have purchased emergency supplies, you will want to store them properly. Airtight plastic bins from any reputable brand will ensure that your supplies remain clean, dry, and

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Featured in Nashville Lifestyles Magazine and Luxury Home Magazine in 2016, this elegant home backs up to Cheekwood Estate & Gardens and offers luxury living in Belle Meade! The property features open and high ceilings, a double back yard with plenty of room, wonderful entertaining spaces, zoning for Julia Green Elementary School, and a lifetime membership to Cheekwood's botanical garden.

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 beautiful meadow, is a small

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