What You Get For The Money In Middle Tennessee Part 3

Dated: 09/02/2015

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by TJ Anderson

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Back in June I started a What You Get for the Money series, showing the spectrum of homes you’ll find in the Middle Tennessee area based on different budgets. We started off with the median residential price for a single-family home in Nashville at the time — $235,000 — then ticked up to the average Williamson County home, at $400,000.

Here we are in a new month, so let’s dial it up a little higher, to an even $500,000. 

Although home prices from Nashville to Franklin have been rising steadily recently, a half million will still get you quite a bit of house in a lot of areas. 

If that’s around where your house-hunting budget lives — or if you’re just curious — here’s a snapshot of what $500,000 grabs in Middle Tennessee in September of 2015:


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8533 McCrory Lane

Nashville, TN 37221


If you’re seeking leafy beauty, this Bellevue home has it in spades — the property is total woodland hideaway, and the large deck lets you really enjoy it. Inside, the 1964 charm is front and center, with knotty pine that’s left in play in ways that brings out the history but doesn’t make you feel closed in.

East Nashville

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715B Powers Avenue

Nashville, TN 37206


Yes, East Nashville is an incredibly hot market, but this price point still gives you some gorgeous options. Check out this brand new 4-bed, 2 1/2 bath home and its modern exterior, sleek, open main space and downstairs suite ready to become a perfect music space.


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403 Letitia Drive

Franklin, TN 37067


What you’re picturing when you think of the term “turnkey”: Serious Colonial grandeur in the exterior, nothing but high-end finishes, an open floor plan, huge master suite and a seriously impeccable outdoor living area.

Green Hills

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4415 Charleston Place Circle

Nashville, TN 37215


Traditional design, a thoroughly beautiful garden/courtyard, high ceilings, more than 2,500 square feet and a sought-after Green Hills location.

Hillsboro/West End

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512 Lancaster Avenue

Nashville, TN 37212


Wanna be walking distance to Vanderbilt? Check out this spacious, renovated 1952 home with a bright and updated kitchen and really cool screened-in deck.

West Meade

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216 Baskin Drive

Nashville, TN 37205


I was just talking about mid-century cool, and here’s a picture-perfect representation: a 1960 ranch in West Meade with lots of space (more than 2,500 square feet, with 4 beds and 2 baths). Lots of updates here, but ample throwback charm, too including really cool checkerboard kitchen floors and classic mid-century bathroom tile.

Any of these homes catch your eye? Thinking of something different at this price point, or a totally different budget? If you’re house-hunting in Middle Tennessee, we’d love to help — reach out and tell us about what you’re looking for!

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TJ Anderson

TJ Anderson is a Nashville Realtor with Benchmark Realty who's helped countless clients both buy a home and sell a home in Nashville, Tennessee. He blogs about Nashville regularly, from Nashville-area....

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