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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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Parks is proud to highlight the managing broker of our West Nashville office, Zach Brickner! Zach has been a part of the Parks family for nine months and a real estate agent for over seven and a half years.

Zach holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He joined the real estate industry straight out of college and now specializes in Nashville’s urban core — specifically the areas of Germantown, East Nashville, Sylvan Park, The Nations, and West End.

When asked why he chose to join the Parks Family of REALTORS®, Zach stated, “I chose Parks because I was leaving a five-year stint on a real estate team and I needed to excel in the items the team used to provide for me.” He continued,

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Removing negative marks from your credit report isn't just for raising your credit score. It's also the key to getting approved for a home loan with a favorable interest rate. Use these strategies to eliminate negative information from your credit report.

Did you know that there are loan programs specifically for those with less-than-perfect credit? Contact Legacy Home Loans to learn about your mortgage options and how you can qualify while rebuilding your credit!

How to Remove Negative Marks on Your Credit Report

Submit a Dispute to Credit Bureau

The Fair Credit Reporting Act is a Federal law that says you have a right to an accurate report and can dispute any errors. The easiest way to that is online, but you can also mail your

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Buying a move-in ready home is appealing, but there are benefits to purchasing a "diamond in the rough" too. Here are the top 5 reasons home shoppers prefer a fixer-upper!

Pro Mortgage Tip: Did you know that there are many home loan programs, especially for buying a home that needs renovation? It's true! Contact Legacy Home Loans to see which option is best for you.

Lower Price Point

Budget-conscious home seekers often check out fixer-uppers first. Properties that need TLC are typically priced on the lower end of the scale, and the slightly lower price may also be just what you need to break into that neighborhood you dream of living in. A word of caution, however. Before making an offer, request quotes from a few contractors to get an idea

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Located in Cleveland Park of East Nashville, this home brings all the historical charm, along with modern upgrades! The property features a welcoming front porch, exposed brick, a fireplace, a screened-in back porch, a low-maintenance backyard oasis with a fire pit, a two-car garage, a gated backyard, and smart home technology.

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 and

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Call us biased, but we believe the majesty of autumn in Tennessee is truly unparalleled. Our state’s gorgeous foliage along with dropping temperatures make this the perfect time to get outside and enjoy nature, while cool evenings provide the ideal chance to curl up with a beverage bursting with fall flavors. 

Today, Parks is sharing our top 10 autumn beverages! While fall parties may have to be postponed until next year, there’s no need to wait to indulge in these crowd-pleasing punches, ciders, and smoothies. 

1.) Classic Spanish Sangria

Don’t let the smooth, complex flavors of this classic sangria fool you—this recipe packs a wallop! Orange, lime, and lemon round out the base of rum and dry red wine, and the results are delectable.

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Parks is proud to highlight the managing broker of our Franklin office, Danny Anderson! With 37 years of experience in the real estate industry, Parks has been lucky enough to have Danny as part of the family for 10 years.

Danny holds a Master of Education degree from the University of Memphis and specializes in historic properties in Historic Franklin and around Williamson County. Prior to real estate, he worked in many different industries. While teaching in Florida after college, Danny had the opportunity to be a press correspondent for “The Lexington Progress” newspaper for the launches of Apollo 12 and 13. He even got to sit next to Walter Cronkite and Jules Bergman during the launches. To top off the already unbelievable experience, Danny’s

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