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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If you're exploring the world of mortgages, you might have come across the term "co-signing" at some point. But what does it really mean, and how does it work? As your local mortgage pro, let Steadfast Mortgage guide you through the ins and outs of co-signing on a mortgage.

So, what exactly is a co-signer? Essentially, a co-signer is someone who is willing to vouch for your mortgage application by using their financial credentials. They step in to help you qualify for the loan or secure a better interest rate. However, by co-signing, they're also agreeing to shoulder the responsibility of repaying the loan if, for any reason, you're unable to meet your obligations.

What's the difference between a co-signer and a co-borrower?

While both…

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Escape the hustle and bustle and experience the tranquility of country living in this beautiful Franklin home!

This stunning one-year-old home offers a perfect blend of luxury and practicality, set on 5 flat acres of serene countryside with views on all sides. With four bedrooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom, and two additional half bathrooms, this home provides ample space and privacy. Two bonus rooms offer versatile areas for relaxation or entertainment, while the formal dining room and breakfast nook cater to both formal and casual dining needs. The gourmet kitchen is a chef's delight, featuring a 48-inch range, quartzite countertops, and a 60-inch built-in fridge. Step outside to the covered patio with a wood-burning fireplace and chef's…

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Nashville offers an exciting array of running trails for outdoor fitness enthusiasts. Within our region’s diverse terrain and scenic landscapes, runners can explore a variety of trails that cater to different skill levels. By visiting each of our recommended destinations, runners can take networks of trails that wind through lush forests and open meadows, challenge themselves with inclines that culminate in gorgeous views, take paths that meander around picturesque lakes, and encounter dozens of species of wildlife along the way.

Whether you're a seasoned trail runner or a beginner ready to explore the outdoors, Nashville's trails provide the perfect opportunity to connect with nature and enjoy a refreshing run in a beautiful setting.

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In Middle Tennessee, our pubs offer a delightful blend of fun and flavorful food, creating vibrant social hubs for locals and visitors alike. These establishments often feature live music, trivia nights, and other events, fostering a lively atmosphere where guests can unwind and connect.

The food scene is equally enticing, with many pubs serving up delicious Southern-inspired dishes alongside classic pub fare. From hearty burgers and crispy fried chicken to savory BBQ and comforting mac 'n' cheese, there's something to satisfy every craving. Pair these delectable dishes with a craft beer from a local brewery or a signature cocktail, and you have the perfect recipe for a relaxed lunch or a memorable night out.

The following ten pubs are our picks…

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Thoughtfully built by Paros Group, this better than new construction home radiates with contemporary allure! 

Nestled in the sought after area of Lipscomb/12th South, this home's captivating exterior invites you inward to an open layout showcasing a harmonious balance of timeless finishes and modern, sleek touches. Striking design accents of white oak flooring, arched doorways, built-in shelving, and sunken living area commingle to craft an elegant atmosphere. Luxury lighting illuminates a chic dining area while oversized windows and soaring ceilings flood the home with natural light. A vast center island anchors a chef’s kitchen flaunting a high-end appliance package and breakfast nook. The primary suite provides a daily retreat with a spa-like…

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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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Located in the highly desirable city of Oak Hill, this gorgeous modern contemporary home offers over 7,000 sqft of living space – the ideal floor plan for buyers wanting ALL THE SPACE!

This home features beautiful white oak hardwood flooring that includes a stunning herringbone design through the entry of the front door. The primary suite includes dual toilets, a separate tub and shower, and double vanities. The home also offers a massive recreational space on the ground floor, as well as the bonus room on the top level, two laundry rooms, formal dining, an office, an office nook, and more. On the exterior, you will find a fenced backyard with room for a potential pool, plus two front porches. The sellers have also done multiple upgrades including…

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