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Parks is proud to highlight one of our excellent agents from our Green Hills office, Pamela Elcan!

“Pamela has a high level of energy and passion when it comes to representing her clients. She works hard to build relationships based on trust and nurtures them for the long haul,” said Parks in Green Hills Managing Broker, Hagan Stone.

Pamela holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from Lipscomb University. Prior to real estate, she dedicated 15 years of her career to the finance industry at Merrill Lynch, UBS, and Wells Fargo Advisors. Pamela’s background in the investment securities market enhances her ability to guide her clients through the real estate market. She works with a lot of real estate investors, but for most of

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

Franklin Juice Company

Davidson & Williamson County

Since its inception in 2014, Franklin Juice Company has been resolute in its commitment to sourcing the highest

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Summer comes with so many things that bring joy - there’s sun and warmth, and outdoor gatherings and longer days. The winter? Well, that’s a different story. But there is one thing that very few people can argue with and that is; winter is a time where you get to really lean into feeling warm and cozy right at home. The Danish and Norwegian (who have a lot of practice with dark, winter days) call this concept “hygge”, and while we may not have a full name or word for the feeling, we’re determined to up the warm and cozy. 

Below are some of our favorite ways to make that happen:

Candle Inspired Lighting

Think candles. While candles are the obvious - we aren’t saying just go out and buy more candles. Think about the type of light that candles

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Leaving you breathless upon entry, this exquisitely renovated home has been remodeled from the studs out! If you're dreaming of downtown living and the charm of old mixed beautifully with the luxury of new, this home is the one. The property features extreme attention to detail, high-end finishes, hardwood floors, two fireplaces, a two-car garage, a stunning pergola, and a location close to local hotspots!

Murfreesboro, Tennessee is located about 40 minutes southeast of Nashville in Rutherford County. Home to Middle Tennessee State University and listed as one of Tennessee's fastest-growing major cities, Murfreesboro is one of the most up-and-coming places to reside in Middle Tennessee.

Murfreesboro is the geographic center of the state of

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We made it! 2021 really did come after all, and while most of us are rejoicing at the idea of a new start and making this year the best yet, it’s important we plan out how we’ll do that.

Resolutions are highly personal, and everyone has their own take and own ambitions with each one - but to kick everyone off on their own resolution journeys, we’ve pulled together some inspiration of all different kinds:

Think Wellness

No, no, not “lose weight”. Think more specific. Think about what would help you in total - mind, body, and spirit. Is it to find a form of movement that you love and do it more often? Is it to cook more often at home? Is it to simply reach for whole foods instead of packaged ones? Think about how you will feel best overall

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During this, our nation’s year of being quarantined at home, Americans have made bold changes to their surroundings. Now that most of us must use our limited living space to work, supervise the education of our children, and conduct distanced social interactions, we’ve begun to prioritize comfort and functionality more than ever before. Whether this year has made you long for a workspace that’s as cozy as the sweats you secretly wear to work meetings or a room that feels like an escape to an island paradise, you’ll find you’re not alone as we highlight Parks' Top Ten Interior Design Trends to Watch for in 2021.

1.) International Aesthetics

Most 2020 international travel plans were canceled, which makes this the perfect time to draw on global

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Nestled between Five Points, Shelby Bottoms Greenway, and downtown, this East Nashville home offers stunning architecture with a modern feel! The property features three patio areas, a gourmet kitchen, a home theater, covered decks, plenty of living space, a fenced backyard, and a location just a walk away from local hotspots.

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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Parks is proud to highlight the managing broker of our Sumner office, Kindle Hughes! Kindle has been a part of the Parks family for over a year and a real estate agent for almost nine years.

Kindle holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Union University and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University. Prior to real estate, Kindle worked as an elementary school teacher for Metro Nashville Public Schools for eight years.

Kindle chose to become a real estate agent because she has a passion to help others build wealth through real estate. She loves educating people on the processes of buying, selling, and investing. “It isn't a one-time transaction for me. After working with me, I want clients to

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Owning a home is one of the surest ways to build personal wealth. But you don't need to have "wealth" to get started. There are many first-time buyer home loan programs available – each with its perks and particular qualifying requirements. In this overview, we'll share the 7 most popular first-time homebuyer programs.

Which of these is best for you? Apply online at Legacy Home Loans today to find out fast! 

FHA Home Loan

This mortgage is the go-to for many, especially first-time home buyers and those with less than ideal credit history. An FHA loan is guaranteed by the government, which allows lenders to expand their qualifying requirements. With an FHA, borrowers can also put less money down -- as little as 3.5%!

Low rates also

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It’s no secret that most New Year’s resolutions are tossed out about a month after the tree is taken down, but this year, dear homeowner, things will be different. In 2021, you have the opportunity to make resolutions on behalf of your home rather than your waistline or still-blank journal pages, and we believe you’ll enjoy the sense of pride and wellbeing that you’ll gain as a result of sticking to them.

As homeowners, we must stay focused on saving money, maintaining and improving our homes, and keeping interior spaces organized and gleaming. Sound daunting? By following Parks' Top New Year’s Resolutions for Homeowners, you’ll have a handy guide to keep you on-track from now on.

1.) Budget for Emergencies

The average homeowner would be wise

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