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    3 Things to Do Instead of Watching TV

    By Jessica Petersen | May 27, 2020

    Is your evening couch potato routine with your partner growing stale? It can be hard to find the energy to connect after a long day of work, but while watching television may be a good way to turn your brain off, it certainly doesn’t help with connecting. Below are several easy, inexpensive ways to connect... Read More

    Daily Habits to Keep Your Home Clean

    By Jessica Petersen | May 22, 2020

    Cleaning doesn’t have to be a hassle if you keep on top of it. Here are some small daily steps you can take to keep your home clean. Post-shower swipe. To keep mold at bay, store a washcloth in your shower that you use for wiping down surfaces after you turn the water off. Just make... Read More

    How to Avoid Bank Fees

    By Jessica Petersen | May 20, 2020

    The average bank fee for overdraft protection is $33. Make the mistake of not having enough money in your account when you write a check or buy something with a debit card, and you could pay a few hundred dollars in a year if you’re really forgetful. Big and small banks make money off big... Read More

    3 Ideas for a Fun and Safe Memorial Day Weekend at Home

    By Jessica Petersen | May 19, 2020

    Memorial Day Weekend often feels like the unofficial start of summer, but this year is going to be a little different. Although you might not be able to gather with friends and family to barbecue and bask in the warming weather, there are still plenty of ways that you can celebrate, while also taking the... Read More

    Creating a Rustic Vibe With Wood Decor

    By Jessica Petersen | May 15, 2020

    If you’re a fan of that rustic look, or just love to feature beautiful wood in your space, then your home may already be covered with hardwood floors below, exposed beams above and wood furniture throughout. But if you’re looking to add even more wood to your interior scheme, consider a few of the following.... Read More

    REthink Council Member: Gharib ‘G’ Haji of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Woodmont Realty

    By Jessica Petersen | April 30, 2020

    “I go by ‘G’, but my full name is Gharib Haji and I’ve called Nashville home since 2006. I was born in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. Later, my family migrated to Turkey where we settled for nine years, spending the majority of our time living in a refugee camp. I then lived in... Read More

    4 Mantras to Make you Happy

    By Jessica Petersen | April 20, 2020

    Some days, keeping a smile on your face can be a struggle. Whether you’re dealing with a stressful career, medical issues or just feeling weighed down by your daily routine, repeating positive mantras can help shift your mood—if you’re open to it. Below are four helpful happy mantras to lift your mood. You can do... Read More

    Good To Know: The CDC Guidelines for Staying Healthy During COVID-19

    By Jessica Petersen | April 14, 2020

    VIDEO With the spread of COVID-19, the Center for Disease Control has set some guidelines for staying healthy. Practice Social Distancing Avoid close contact with others, especially those who are sick, keeping a distance of about six feet. Keep Your Hands Clean Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds,... Read More

    Agent Blog Spotlight: Real Estate + Me in times of Covid-19

    By Jessica Petersen | April 14, 2020

    As everyone is trying to adjust to a new way of doing business, we as realtors, are doing the same. We are taking more precautions to keep everyone safe. Yes, we are considered an essential business and are still working. We are using gloves, sanitizers, masks, and washing our hands. In some cases, we are... Read More

    Quarantine Solutions: Quick Exercises to De-Stress

    By Jessica Petersen | April 13, 2020

    If you’re feeling cooped up at home, there’s no better way to de-stress and re-energize yourself than by getting your heart pumping. Here are some simple exercises you can do right in your home—you won’t need any equipment either! To keep your heart rate up, do these in succession with minimal or no breaks in... Read More