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Watching horses grazing peacefully in the pasture outside the back door is for many, a dream come true. But, while the image of rolling hills and white fences is easy to conjure up, finding an equestrian property in the Nashville area can be challenging. Choosing an Equestrian REALTOR to help with your search and purchase is essential. In addition to properties that are on the market, an expert agent may also know about off-market horse farms and equestrian facilities. Be sure to ask.
Whether you are searching for a mini-farm, a training/boarding facility or an equestrian estate to purchase, Kim Blanton can assist you. This site allows you to search extensively for horse properties anywhere in Middle Tennessee including Nashville, Hendersonville, Gallatin, Mount Juliet, Lebanon, Brentwood, Franklin, Thompson's Station, Spring Hill, Murfreesboro, Shelbyville and all other cities and areas in the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area. These pre-built, custom searches are designed to specifically find the largest selection of turn-key and semi turn-key equestrian farms and equestrian communities. Most other sites only find the land acreage, but as you know, not all land is suitable for horses. Additionally Rumba's Pasture Picks and Rumba's Coming Soon Picks, delivers the newest equine listings with just a click of a button. Be sure to meet our mascot, Rumba, and learn why he has such an important role in helping you to find your dream farm.
If you are selling your horse farm, mini-farm or a large equestrian estate, Kim Blanton has the expertise to get your farm sold! She understands the value that features like an indoor arena, horse barn or cross fencing can provide to your property. Click on the Selling Your Farm button below to get more information. Learn what your farm is worth and what you will need to do to get your home, barn and property ready to sell.
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Why Hire an Equestrian Real Estate Agent?
It is extremely helpful to use a knowledgeable equestrian real estate agent who knows what to look for and what your horses will require. This usually means using a REALTOR® who owns horses and rides and works with them on a regular basis.
If you are a "horse person", then you want your REALTOR ® to locate suitable properties on your behalf. A small 5 acre property, heavily wooded, with a steep slope down the back side, is not what a horse needs. Many properties in our area have unusable acreage and knowing this can save you valuable time.
If you are new to our area, or a Nashville area resident, be sure to take a look at my new All Things Equine Business Directory below. Additionally, you can read my Equestrian blog posts which feature a great article on buying a home with a septic tank, which are common on a farm or property with acreage.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Do horse facilities increase property value?
A. Most definitely! By building a barn, adding fencing, a riding arena and fenced pastures, you are creating a property that is desirable to the needs of equestrian home buyers. A turn-key horse property, or also called equestrian property is highly sought after by the horse owners and equestrian riders.
Q. How many acres do I need for a horse in Tennessee?
A. A rule of thumb is to have a minimum of 2 acres per horse to keep your property from becoming overgrazed. This can vary if your horses live in a barn or, if you keep them on pasture 24/7. Also, the topography of the land will be important and how well the land drains during rains. Also, some cities and towns may have their own ordinances, so it is best to verify this.
Q. What Should I look for in a horse farm?
A. There are many factors to consider when choosing the right horse farm in Tennessee. The wrong property can be a headache just as the right property will bring lots of enjoyment. Always consider things like location, water sources, shelter, acreage amount, etc. You may want to request the e-Book, HOW TO PURCHASE THE PERFECT EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY, written by Kim Blanton, the Equestrian Real Estate expert in Nashville and surrounding areas.
"While at our home in California, I found Kim. Her website said she was an Equestrian REALTOR. That was exactly what I needed. When I spoke to her on the phone, I knew she would be a perfect fit" - Rick and Kelly Rinehart
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