Tennessee Real Estate 101: Do You Really Need an Attorney to Close the Deal?
While hiring an attorney is not mandatory, it can be a wise investment to have their expertise on your side. They can help navigate the complexities of the transaction, provide legal advice, and...
September 14, 2023
Grover Collins – Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation
Grover Collins, the founding attorney of Collins Legal, has been named a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation. The Nashville Bar Foundation’s Fellows Program was established as a way for the bar...
May 18, 2023
Investing in Nashville Real Estate: Tips and Tricks
Are you considering purchasing or selling a property in Nashville? Then you may want to consider hiring a Real Estate Attorney in Nashville. A Real Estate Attorney can help you navigate the legal...
May 12, 2023
So You Want to Get a Liquor License in Tennessee? Here’s What You Need to Know
When it comes to obtaining a liquor license in Tennessee, there are a variety of options available to you. The type of liquor license you need will depend on the type of business you are running and...
March 17, 2023
When is a Contract Required to be in Writing in Tennessee?
In Tennessee, a contract must be in writing in certain situations. This requirement is a legal doctrine is commonly known as the Statute of Frauds. The Statute of Frauds requires that certain...
March 8, 2023
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...
February 17, 2023
The Convenience of a Remote Notary for Busy People
With a RON, you don't have to worry about taking time out of your day to go to a physical office to have your documents notarized. Instead, you can work with a licensed notary from the comfort of...
January 18, 2023
You’ve Received Your Closing Disclosure: Now What?
You've likely heard of the closing disclosure if you're buying a home. This important document provides the details of your final mortgage loan terms and all the costs associated with the purchase....
January 5, 2023
Contingency: What Does It Mean in Real Estate?
When it comes to real estate, the term 'contingent' can be confusing. It may sound like a technical term, but it's actually quite simple to understand. In this blog post, we'll explain what...
January 4, 2023
5 Situations When You’ll Need to Use a Power of Attorney for Real Estate
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?...
December 19, 2022
Don’t Go Commercial Without a Commercial Real Estate Attorney
5 Reasons You Need a Real Estate Attorney in Nashville
Eminent Domain in Tennessee: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Eminent Domain is a power that allows governments to take private property for public use, with the owners being justly compensated. This practice has been a part of Tennessee's laws for centuries,...
Everything You Need to Know About Partition Cases in Tennessee
THE 2 MAJOR REASONS YOU COULD PAY MORE IN TAXES IN 2021
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....
April 27, 2021
Tennessee Real Estate Disclosures
Tennessee is what is known as a full disclosure state, meaning that the seller of residential property must disclose all known material defects to the buyer before or at the time an offer is made....
March 19, 2021
Eviction Update for Landlords – 3.16.21
March 16, 2021
Should An Attorney Review Your Real Estate Contract?
March 12, 2021
The Must-Have Real Estate Closing Checklist for Buyers and Sellers in Nashville
Below is a Tennessee real estate closing checklist for attorneys, buyers, or sellers, as well as a day of closing...
March 9, 2021
Metro v. Kallie Kay Dreher
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...
December 1, 2020
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
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
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 in Nashville
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 Tennessee Drivers 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
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
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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