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Classic Style, Craftsmanship, Fresh Interiors – Water Leaf New Home

By |2018-03-23T13:47:44+00:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Home Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

With stunning craftsmanship, a classic Federal style home has fresh inspiring interior finishes creating a beautiful, new home in Franklin’s pretty boutique neighborhood - Water Leaf. Federal Home Style – Franklin New Home Federal style architecture takes its name from the period of time in United States history between 1780 and 1830 for homes built [...]

New Home Building Ideas

By |2018-02-27T16:22:51+00:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Building Design|

Stepping inside so many recently completed Carbine & Associates new homes has us excited about new home building ideas.  From spot on, black and white kitchens and clever pantries to shiplap wrapped banquettes and gorgeous choices in lighting and faucets, here are some of the latest inspiring ideas. Six New Home Building Ideas   #1 Private [...]

Great Tile Choices – National Tile Day

By |2018-02-23T14:56:45+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Building Design|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There are so many great choices in tile these days from small mosaic patterns to bold, concrete style porcelain planks that building a new home with the durable, water-resistant option is only limited by imagination. On National Tile Day, here are some inspiring tile choices used in new Carbine homes in Nashville and Franklin. [...]

Privacy, Beautiful Houses, Fiber-To-The-Home

By |2018-02-01T18:32:00+00:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Building Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you are looking for a smaller neighborhood, wrapped in green space and need fiber-to-the-home, you’ll want to check out home sites in Water Leaf and Southern Preserve of Williamson County for several gorgeous options including recently completed homes. Tennessean Highlights New Williamson County Neighborhoods The Tennessean recently interviewed Carbine & Associates Vice President of [...]

8 Inspiring 2018 Building Trends

By |2018-01-25T17:27:31+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Building Design|Tags: , , , , |

The latest building trends were compiled by the Carbine team at the recent International Builders’ Show and range from an infusion of color in the home and the super island to experience rooms for wine and the use of mixed metals.  Carbine Realty agent Kristen Carbine attended IBS with her father James, Carbine company president [...]

Pinterest Announcement, Building Highlights

By |2018-01-19T16:32:11+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Building Design|Tags: , , , , , , |

In fourth quarter of 2017, the popular web and mobile app Pinterest announced they have 200 million monthly active users growing by 50 million in a little under a year. Carbine and Associates staff and clients continue to find it a great resource in designing and building homes in Middle Tennessee. Here’s our Pinterest pin [...]

Fireplace Options For New Home Design

By |2018-01-11T16:15:40+00:00January 11th, 2018|Categories: Design, Home Building|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It is indoor fire season and there are several elements to consider if you are contemplating adding a fireplace to your new home construction.   Wood Burning Fireplaces  There is nothing like the smell, sound and romantic aspects of a wood-burning fireplace.  Although around 75% of Carbine clients are choosing a gas fireplace, Carbine’s Vice President [...]

Home Builders Mid TN Rookie of Year – Kristen Carbine

By |2017-12-22T13:48:57+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Carbine Awards, Carbine Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Beginning her career at the peak of Nashville’s real estate market, Carbine Realty Group’s Kristen Carbine said it was a little like jumping in the water without knowing how to swim! This can-do attitude earned the newest member of Carbine’s team Rookie of the Year for the Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee. Carbine [...]

How to Choose the Perfect Lighting for Your Custom Home

By |2017-12-14T00:53:57+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Design, Home Decor|Tags: , , , , , , |

As your Middle Tennessee custom home begins to take shape, it’s time for the details to start coming together. Whatever your décor, the right lighting will go far in creating inviting and useful space you’ll feel immediately at home in. A charming Nashville area farmhouse used a dramatic light above the kitchen island taking [...]

3 Easy Ways to Manage Your Winter Energy Bills

By |2017-11-29T14:48:23+00:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Home Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

As temperatures begin to drop in Middle Tennessee, many homeowners see their energy bills rise. Whether you are turning up the heat or turning on the holiday lights, energy usage tends to increase during these cooler months. There are many steps you can take — from small adjustments to major modifications — to stay warm [...]