A City Full Of History Home to more than 41,000 residents, Franklin is located in the scenic rolling hills of Williamson County, just 15 miles south of Nashville. Founded in 1799 and brimming with small-town charm, Franklin is well known as the home of many Civil War sites, beautiful antebellum homes, and the Natchez Trace Parkway. Historic downtown Franklin - an award-winning "Great American Main Street" - features a Victorian commercial district, historic buildings, and unrivalled antique shopping. Downtown Franklin is also home to unique clothing shops, restaurants, bookstores, and galleries. The entire fifteen block area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Real Estate & Amenities The seat of Williamson County, Franklin is home to excellent medical care facilities and exceptional schools. For nature lovers, Franklin contains several city and county parks. The Williamson County Recreation Complex has two pools, ball courts, two gyms and an indoor track. James D. Pinkerton Park is a nature park with walking trails, a playground and picnic area. The Harpeth River provides recreational opportunities ranging from swimming to fishing. The slow, laid-back pace of life in Franklin combines with the graciousness of the South to make this a wonderful place to call home. Housing can be found to fit all lifestyles, from luxurious historic estates to condominiums and modest single-family homes.
The real estate market in Franklin consists of single-family detached homes and a few select condominiums and townhouses. Single-family homes are priced from just under $100,000 to more than $1 million. Land lots are also available for building a custom home.
The wide prince range among single-family homes depends on the neighborhood. Homes in neighborhoods such as Falcon Creek, Hill Estates, and Moore Haven Estates are priced in the $100,000 range. Properties in Fieldston Farms range from the mid-$100,000s to the mid-$400,000s. Green Valley and Clover Meadows homes are priced in the $200,000s. Homes for sale in the historic Franklin district start in the $200,000s, though prices can exceed $1 million for Federal and Victorian-style properties built in the 19th century.
Condominiums and townhouses start in the low $100,000s in Jackson Place, Indian Springs, and Carriage Park. Prices range up to the high $200,000s in other developments, including McKays Mill and Forrest Crossing.
"Shane Powell : Your Local Real Estate Expert Specializing in Franklin, TN"
Shane Powell: A strong work ethic, enthusiasm and a willingness to "go the extra mile" are the hallmarks of the most successful real estate professionals. Lucky for his clients, dedicated Realtor® Shane Powell of Benchmark Realty, LLC has these attributes in spades. His love for Real Estate has placed him in the top twenty-five agents with his previous company, Crye-Leike, Realtors®. Shane is committed, honest and knowledgeable of the local neighborhoods and schools, enabling him to guide countless clients to make the right choices. Because of his unflagging commitment to his clients' success, he enjoys a repeat and referral rate of over 85%.
Shane stays informed and has earned Certified Builders Specialist, Accredited Buyers Representative, Graduate Realtor Institute, as well as the coveted E-Pro designations. Bringing a very diverse background to his real estate business, Shane sang country music and opened for stars such as Trisha Yearwood, Lorrie Morgan, and Chely Wright before becoming a real estate agent. When not assisting buyers and sellers, Shane is raising funds for the United Way, or playing golf on the many courses Tennessee has to offer.
Franklin Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 3rd, 2014: homes priced around $339,596 compared to $336,685 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Friday, March 7th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.33%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.34%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.37%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.69%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Franklin TN. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Franklin to help you find the best home!