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Living in Franklin…FOUNDERS POINTE

There are SO many great neighborhoods in Franklin and Williamson County.  It's hard to pick just a few, but since I've actually lived in Founders Pointe and have sold many homes there, it seems logical that this would be one I'd write about.  It is also a favorite of mine in this price range. T...

Cool Springs East

Join me for the first in my series of blogs on Franklin neighborhoods. This week I want to introduce a neighborhood to you that is a secret to many, even locals. Cool Springs East is a beautiful established community nestled into the east side of Cool Springs. You've probably driven up and down Car...

Rent or Buy : Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage

There are some renters that have not yet purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either your mortgage or your landlord’s.   As The ...

Fran’s April 2016 News!

Have I told you I like Spring? Warm weather? Sun? Well, it’s finally here! Of course, we’ll still have that nasty “Blackberry Winter” as my mom always called it. And, we’ll see rain and storms. I’ll take all that when I can drive home in the afternoon at 6 pm and it’s still dayligh...

Need a Change? Instant Makeovers for your Home!

With Spring in the air, many of you are thinking about improvements to your home.  Whether you're getting ready to sell or planning to live in your home for a long time, you probably want to make some updates that don't cost you an arm and leg!  Not every home makeover has to be a major project th...

Fran’s March 2016 NEWS

Click to play this video. It's March!  the first hints of spring, daylight savings time, Easter, spring cleaning, March Madness...I love all of the above!  March is a transitional month...time to come out from under the warm, cozy throw on the sofa and start enjoying the longer days. ...

Investing in Real Estate…ready to take the plunge??

Have you looked at your stock market portfolio lately....or your mutual funds statement?  Or have you chosen not to and just living in denial??   Many investors have taken the recent news about the shaky stock market as a reminder to diversify their portfolios and seek alternative ways to grow the...

Where Should You Buy Your Luxury Home?

In the market for a luxury home?  The Nashville area abounds with gorgeous homes. And if your taste and budget suits a luxury home, there's plenty of options. So, where should you look? Since Greater Nashville is a large area, you'll need to identify the type of lifestyle you're looking for as we...

Jan. 2016 Newsletter — Happy New Year!

I hope that you are experiencing an exciting and hopeful 2016 so far! January is a month of new beginnings, and I love that. It's such a good feeling to get the Christmas decorations stored away...a completion of something...."D for Done", as my good friend Paula would say. It's very cathartic for...