New Kroger coming on Hwy 96

The Goodwill has been moved and the new Kroger is in process. The face of Highway 96 is changing. Construction along the shopping lanes and also the road at Mack Hatcher will change the whole corridor. http://franklinhomepage.com/krogers-move-to-alexander-plaza-underway-cms-10962#.UcjmyD5ATss  This article has some more news.  The Goodwill has already moved and business is as usual.

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My Franklin Art Scene Experiences, Franklin TN

As downtown Franklin, TN continues to grow in popularity as a place that people just like to go, the Art Scene on the first Friday night of the month is one of the most laid back, interesting and easy events to attend.  There is art from local artists at many of the businesses in downtown

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Brentwood Pointe Community in Franklin and Brentwood TN

Brentwood Pointe is the original “Cool Springs Condo Community”.   Haury and Smith started building units there beginning in about  1982 and are in the process of finishing up the last view units at “The View” right now.   This community is very conveniently located on General George Patton Dr. in Franklin and Brentwood.  As well

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Condo Options Overview in Franklin TN

Condos continue to be a great way to live for people who want a turnkey kind of lifestyle.  Condos do not usually require much, if any, lawn care.  The exterior of the unit is cared for by the Homeowner’s Association.   Often, condos can be found in convenient areas near shopping, restaurants and amenities.  They are

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Spring in Franklin TN – Main Street Festival

Well, it is April 17th. Several months have passed since the most interesting parts of winter, notably Christmas. It has been a long winter here as in most places in the country. Spring appears to have arrived, though we will see a sneak down in temps this weekend. The trees are blooming and the sweet

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Walking in Downtown Franklin in the Winter

  Everytime I go Downtown Franklin in the evening, I just feel happy. I don’t care if I am eating, drinking, walking, going to the movie – whatever. Even just driving through makes me smile. I love the feel of the lights on the poles and the warm lights coming from the businesses. It is

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Christmas Cheer on the Corner

This corner has looked mostly the same as long as I can remember. The Noel sign shines bright every year! Starbucks is there now, but it was a drugstore when I was growing up here. I call it a comfortable Tennessee Christmas. And yes, Amy Grant’s Tennessee Christmas is my favorite Christmas song. Merry Christmas

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Dickens of a Christmas – Franklin TN

Downtown Franklin TN has a number of wonderful events during the year.  One of them happens in December.  It is called Dickens of a Christmas.  It happens on Main Street.  There are many wonderful folks dressed up like characters from Dickens famous Christmas Story about Ebeneezer Scrooge.  Come and see Marley and Tiny Tim walking

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New Microbrewery in Franklin TN

Yesterday, my friend asks my husband to meet him at a place called Turtle Anarchy. What? Where is that? They called me to join them about 8:30 and my husband was having a great time and going on about how close to our house this new Microbrewery is. The area he is talking about is

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Electric Car Charging Stations in Franklin TN

I don’t own an electric car.  Disclaimer.  However, I am attentive and with all our automobile influences in our area, I watch out for car advances and influences.  And I think they are pretty cool actually – electric cars.  I knew there were a few chargers around.  But one struck me recently as it is

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Real Estate Statistics Update for May 2012 – Franklin TN

Well, the Spring Real Estate Market has been booming.  The houses are selling – volume is up almost 25% from May 2011.  And inventory is way down.  So we have seen many mulitple offer situations on the best houses.  The Median house price is flat from last year, though we have seen price increases in

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Closings and Sunshine

  On May 24, 2012, I had a great day. The weather was beautiful. Lots of phone calls, a few errands, typical real estate stuff. It got really good when I met my clients far a walkthrough in the house they were about to purchase. They are moving to Franklin from a small town in

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Polk Place Subdivision in Franklin, TN

Polk Place is in Franklin, TN.  This neighborhood was built out over 10 years, from 1995 until 2005.  They are all brick homes with small yards that are nicely landscaped.  Many of these homes are built by custom builders so the houses are not all the same.  There is a nice diversity of interior style

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Williamson County Real Estate Market Statistics Dec. 2011

The December 2011 sales numbers for Williamson County showed an increase in volume of houses being sold from December 2010. The number of houses closed in January in Williamson County are already more than January 2011 and we still have a few more days to get them registered as closed in the multiple listing software.

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Apps that can Help with Home Repairs

6 Favorite Home Improvement Apps for the iPad, iPhone, iPod If you’ve jumped on the Apple “i” bandwagon, you’re never far from iPhone, iPod, and iPad apps that help maintain and improve your home — values near and dear to our hearts. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2011 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF

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Market Statistics for Williamson County TN for August 2011

The statistics for Williamson County are generally looking really good.  Now, before you start thinking you can get 2006 prices again, let’s look at the 3 factors that show we are strengthening our market. Link to Williamson County Association of Realtors Statistics Newsletter for August 2011 July 2011 was a significant jump from last year, which

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Living Green Expo in Franklin TN 2011

I am going to be a vendor at the Living Green Expo in Franklin TN tomorrow, August 27th, 2011. This is a great trade show of local people who are offering services and education to help consumers understand how to make their lives more energy efficient. I went to the show last year and had

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Real Estate Statistics for Williamson County for May 2011

House sales are happening. This is a good thing. The numbers have held fairly strong for the month of May. The number of sales is up a bit from last year and the Median House price is also. Nothing drastic, but a nice continued place of stability for a time and market that is seriously

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Franklin on the Fourth!! Where will you be?

Franklin has a number of terrific festivals.  The Fourth of July celebration ranks among them.  There are events for the whole family through the afternoon and evening, culminating with a beautiful Fireworks display you can see from many places.  Come to downtown Franklin to enjoy Franklin on the Fourth! The evening’s entertainment is the Retro

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