Local Information & Resources

As a real estate firm, we want our clients to feel at home in every way. After all, nothing is better than southern hospitality! One way we do that is by making sure you know all the insider, local information including the best places to wine, dine and relax. It’s easy to see the Upper Cumberland has everything you need and more.


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Most Scenic Places in the Upper Cumberland

Every year, the Upper Cumberland attracts new people and tourists to the area. With all of the natural waterfalls, state parks and clean lakes, it's easy to see why the Upper Cumberland is one of the most scenic places in the south. Looking to visit the area? Here is...

Easter Events in the Upper Cumberland Region

It's spring! What a beautiful time of year in the Upper Cumberland region! We are dedicated to connecting our clients to the Upper Cumberland community. We want to make sure you feel at home by keeping you up to date on local happenings and events. Looking for all the...

Most Affordable Place to Live in Tennessee

What is the Most Affordable Place to Live in Tennessee? It’s official: you get more “bang for your buck” in Cookeville than almost anywhere else in the country. According to the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness Cost of Living Index, Cookeville is ranked...

The Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee

The Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee is known for its natural beauty. It's been called the best kept secret of Tennessee and exemplifies rural, southern living at its finest. From natural waterfalls, the cleanest lakes and home to some of the best state parks, its...

Tennessee has Lowest State, Local Tax Burden for Average Resident

Tennessee boasts the lowest state tax and local tax of any state for a median income household, according to a new study released Tuesday. The financial website Wallet-Hub estimates a median income household in Tennessee paid only $3,667 in state and local taxes in...

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home

This year, Valentine's Day falls on a weekday. Looking to celebrate at home rather than a night out on the town? Check out these 5 ways to celebrate Valentine's Day at home.   Cook a Valentine's Day themed meal Heart-shaped cookies, heart-shaped...

10 Hiking Trails in the Upper Cumberland

With the weather cooling down (or at least at some points during the day), now is a perfect time to get out and explore the Upper Cumberland! Are you the outdoorsy type? It's hard not to be when you are surrounded by gorgeous waterfalls and some pretty amazing state...

9 Waterfalls in the Upper Cumberland

The Upper Cumberland is known for its natural beauty. With all the natural waterfalls in the Upper Cumberland, hiking trails and scenic overlooks, locals never run out of things to see and do! Before you know it, the leaves will be changing and the air will be cool...

Lakeside Dining in the Upper Cumberland: Where to Spend Labor Day

The Upper Cumberland is home to the most beautiful lakes in the south making it the perfect place to spend Labor Day weekend. Labor Day weekend is considered the last weekend of the summer so it's only right to celebrate and go out with a bang! Looking for some fun or...

11 Reasons Why You Should Move to Cookeville, Tennessee

Heard of Cookeville, Tennessee? It's the most affordable place to live in the United States with some of the best places to hang out including natural waterfalls, three lakes, rural back roads, southern charm and some amazing farms! Did we mention it's only an hour to...

Where to Celebrate Independence Day in the Upper Cumberland

The Upper Cumberland region is the best place to celebrate Independence Day! With several festivities around the region, you must be here! Check out these grand fireworks shows hosted at various marinas. The best part? It’s all on the water so...

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