Easement in Gross
A common example of an easement in gross is a public utility line easement. A utility company with an easement in gross has an interest or right to the land where the utility lines, poles,...
September 29, 2020
+ HPR Guide for the Builder
In our last blog, our team broke down the latest property development craze, affectionally known as the “tall and skinnies”, taking over Nashville, Tennessee. Now, having a general understanding...
June 17, 2020
What is a Horizontal Property Regime?
Ever seen those tall and Skinny house in Nashville? Here's why they are so popular....
June 9, 2020
BL2019-1633 Big Blow to RM Zones
A lot of clients ask about what paperwork or permits they need to rent out their home on Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway or any other site. Knowing that you have to get a permit, what are the steps?...
May 31, 2019
Short Term Rental Pitfalls for the Real Estate Investor
November 14, 2018
Steps to Obtain a Short Term Rental Permit in Nashville
September 12, 2018
How to Apply for a Property Variance
Are you applying for a variance on your property? Our team has been before the Board of Zoning Appeals dozens of times and knows to follow these important steps. From filing the appeal to providing...
June 26, 2018
Homeowners Associations: The Pros and Cons
Homeowner's Associations have their benefits, but they also have their downsides. Read this before committing to an HOA in...
March 26, 2018
Resolving Real Estate Disputes
Our attorneys give their tips on how to resolve an inevitable real estate dispute....
February 20, 2018
Why You Should Update Your Driver’s License
Whether you moved from within the state to the Nashville area, or you are new to Tennessee altogether, you probably already know this is a great place to live! However, to make it truly great, we...
December 4, 2017
Is Your Property an Attractive Nuisance?
It is no doubt the world is a changing place; but what is different now? Among other things, attractive nuisance laws at the state level. In Tennessee specifically, our laws have been updated as...
November 17, 2017
Ten Things Every Landlord Should Know
Whether it is real estate or rent estate, there is no doubt the housing market in Nashville is...
September 13, 2017
WHAT REAL ESTATE AGENTS CAN’T TALK ABOUT
The details of this federal law directly impact the information real estate agents are legally permitted to provide to clients. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home in the near future, then...
August 9, 2017
MUST KNOWS WHEN HIRING A CONTRACTOR IN TENNESSEE
There are four types of contractor licenses that are regulated by the state of Tennessee: Contractor’ License, Home Improvement License, Limited License Electrician, and Limited License Plumber....
June 5, 2017
THE 2 MAJOR REASONS YOU COULD PAY MORE IN TAXES
If you recently received a letter reflecting your new property taxes in Nashville and Davidson County, you'll want to read this blog and learn what you can do to appeal....
May 2, 2017
Dangers of Dead Trees on Property
Refusing to remove dead trees could be a violation of Tennessee...
November 18, 2013
Easements in Tennessee: What You Need to Know
Easements are the right to use a specific piece of land for a certain purpose. How may they affect...
October 20, 2013
Eminent Domain in Tennessee: What You Need to Know
Eminent domain gives the government the right to take land from a private citizen for a public use. What else does it...
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