Testing Your Child for Academic Difficulties


Academic assessment is an important first step in determining whether your child has a learning disability—and it’s one that you’ll need to take if you’re searching for a home for sale near a school that’s right for your child.

About Learning Disability Testing in Tennessee

Several institutions, including the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, offer learning assessment clinics. Children are typically tested on:

  • Cognition
  • Motor coordination
  • Handwriting
  • Listening
  • Verbal learning
  • Visual learning
  • Planning
  • Use of strategies
  • Working memory
  • Adaptive skills
  • Emotional adjustment
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Mathematics

Does Your Child Need Learning Disability Testing?

As a parent, you know your child best.… Continue reading

Why find schools first?

Why should you find schools first before looking for a home? Children thrive when you make their school the No. 1 priority in your move. If you plan to send your children to public school, it’s particularly important to understand that most of the public schools require students to live within a specified area. Although some districts have magnet schools—and charter schools or private schools are an option for some families—most families need to find a home in the area near their preferred schools.


Even in Williamson County, where virtually all of the schools are “rated”… Continue reading

10-Step Guide to Buying a House

Check out this great Realtor.com resource! You’ll find 10 great articles here to help guide you through the home buying process!

Are You Ready to Become a Homeowner?
Whether you’re becoming a homeowner for the first time or you’re a repeat buyer, buying a house is a financial and emotional decision that requires the experience and support of a team of reliable professionals. Read more »

In the maze of forms, financing, inspections, marketing, pricing and negotiating, it makes sense to work with professionals who know the community and much more. Those professionals are the local… Continue reading

Seller Advice from the Experts


What is Dual Agency?

When a buyer is represented by the same brokerage firm that has the listing, it is called dual agency. When one agent represents both the buyer and the seller in… (Read More)


Listing Agent vs. Buyer Agent: Who Works for You?

It may seem perfectly logical to call the agent on the yard sign while driving around your dream neighborhood searching for your next house. The sign might have a QR… (Read More)


6 Creative Open House Ideas To Sell Your Home Fast… Continue reading

Getting a Mortgage



How a Loan Forbearance Can Save Your House

Knowing you may lose your home because you can’t keep up with the mortgage payments is a terrifying prospect. And if your setbacks are just temporary, it can be even… (Read More)


Smart Financial Planning Must Come Before Homeownership

Whether you’ve got house envy about your best friend’s new place or just want to start building equity instead of renting, the first time you think about becoming a homeowner… (Read More)


7 Types of Loans: Which One Fits Your Needs?