HOA nightmare at tiny home community (TN)

Property owners of The Retreat at Deer Lick Falls are seeking $250,000 in damages. According to the lawsuit, what was originally touted as a haven of tiny homes in Monteagle has become a developer-controlled nightmare…….filed the lawsuit asking the court to end the period of developer control over its homeowners association    Read the article…………………………….

Condo fire in Madison contained to two of six units (TN)

A two-alarm fire at condominiums in Madison is kept from spreading by firefighters.  Crews responded to 225 Ellington Place Sunday just before 3 p.m. for a fire. They contained the fire to two of the six units, but power had to be cut to the entire building, said the Nashville Fire Department.    Read the article…………………………….

Residents ask for more communication from POA on local issues (TN)

During a committee meeting in Tellico Village on July 9, a few residents in attendance had questions about recent goings-on in the community.  The meeting was held by the nonpartisan Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC), which researches the workings of governmental and quasi-governmental organizations that impact life in the Village. Part of its role is to […]

Are Nashville condos a good investment? What buyers should know (TN)

Demand for Nashville condominiums is strong, especially in the downtown core. But what should potential buyers know about getting into the market?  The top questions revolve around price and location, Parks | Compass broker Sydney McCann said. In the downtown Nashville area, median home prices over the past 12 months are around $660,000, according to […]

Antioch homeowners outraged as HOA fees spike 75% with no explanation (TN)

Homeowners in Antioch are furious because they say their Homeowner Association fees increased 75% in the last seven months and they say they are not being told why.  A group of homeowners at Lenox Creekside Condominium in Antioch are frustrated with their HOA fees.  Bartolovich says it’s impossible to get answers from the HOA board […]

2 dead after domestic situation, condo fire in West Knoxville (TN)

Two people were found dead in a West Knoxville residence overnight Monday after what investigators believe to be a murder-suicide domestic situation. The Knoxville Police Department and Knoxville Fire Department responded to the scene.   Read the article…………………………….

Fire leads to ‘major damage’ at Antioch condo (TN)

A fire caused some serious damage to an Antioch condo Wednesday night, but everyone managed to get out safely.   The Nashville Fire Department (NFD) said the blaze broke out inside a condo in the 3400 block of Anderson Lane on Wednesday, March 20.   Read the article…………………………….

Woman, Pet Escapes Franklin Condo Fire (TN)

Franklin Fire Department was dispatched just before 7 PM to the single story, 2-unit building on Morrissey St. Firefighters arrived less than 4 minutes later to find flames and heavy black smoke coming from an open garage door. They quickly knocked down the fire, preventing it from extending into the residence and to the adjoining […]

North Memphis community plagued with blight is asking the city for answers (TN)

Homeowners just north of Memphis’ Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood are pleading for help after multiple calls to the city about an abandoned apartment community right in their backyard.  Denise Cavett is the President of the Hubert Homeowner’s Association. She said she has lived there for 46 years and what was once a peaceful apartment community that sat […]

Renegade blaze destroys condos, acreage (TN)

Chris Cox, assistant Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency, said Wednesday night the fire would continue to burn for several days within the contained area.  No injuries were reported, but the Chronicle learned at least one family lost their year-round home when their condo was destroyed in the blaze. The fire consumed two buildings the housed […]

Sevier County Airbnb listing taken down after neighborhood action

People who live in a residential neighborhood in Sevier County were alarmed when one of the homes in their community was listed as a short-term rental. It didn’t take long to nip the issue in the bud, for those living in the relatively new subdivision.    Read the article…………………………..

Tennessee town’s Airbnb legal drama drags on as new board members continue suing neighbors

Yard signs welcoming or not welcoming vacationers to Lone Mountain Shores have come down, but residents say the sharp divide over short-term vacation rentals is very much alive in the Norris Lake development, where newly and narrowly elected board members will continue to pursue an inherited contentious court case against neighbors.    Read the article………………………………….

Multiple families displaced after several Antioch condos damaged in fire (TN)

Multiple families were displaced after a fire that began in two garages spread and damaged multiple condos near Priest Lake on Tuesday, according to the Nashville Fire Department.  Officials said heavy fire began in two garages before spreading into one of the condos, that’s when a second alarm was called to the scene.   Read the […]

County bill aims to alleviate HOA burden (TN)

The Coffee County government is currently seeking to reintroduce to the state for approval, a resolution that will limit it’s liability in homeowner association fees on unused property in the county.  Read the article………………………………….

County bill aims to alleviate HOA burden (TN)

The Coffee County government is currently seeking to reintroduce to the state for approval a resolution that if approved, would limit it’s liability in homeowner association fees on unused property in the county.   Read the article…………………………………

Getting to the ‘root’ of the problem (TN)

Some “beautiful” oak trees in Smithfield subdivision have caused consternation for the Town, as the trees are damaging the road and sidewalks.  However, Town leaders and Smithfield residents have settled on a solution: Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved an agreement and restrictive covenant with Smithfield Homeowners Association regarding public infrastructure repairs during the […]

Condo Drama, Financial Woes Dog D19 Candidate Jonathan Turner (TN)

The Bennie Dillon condominium association was headed toward financial ruin. In early 2021, a handful of residents determined that the board president, Jonathan Turner, a longtime resident at the historic skyscraper across from the Nashville Public Library downtown, had to be stopped — residents say the deficit spending was unsustainable and his board initiatives were […]

City promises to work on sinking, slimy road for desperate neighbors (TN)

ity officials have promised to work on an ongoing issue involving flooding in a Southwest Memphis neighborhood after frustrated neighbors called the WREG Problem Solvers.  Candy Banks said she was tired of seeing puddles on her street when it wasn’t raining.   Read the article………………………..

Tennessee Reserve Study Legislation

A new legislative bill, SB 0863, has been introduced that would require all board members of a unit owners’ association within the state of Tennessee to conduct a reserve study on or before January 1, 2024, if they have not had one performed since January 1, 2023.   Read the article………………………..

Tennessee Supreme Court To Hear Oral Arguments For February Docket In Nashville

(See 2nd case) In this case, a homeowners’ association (“HOA”) and the owner of property within a development dispute the scope and applicability of certain restrictive covenants. In 2015, Dr. Pratik Pandharipande purchased a home and leased it as a short-term rental property.  Read the article………………………..

East Nashville homeowners go nearly two weeks without mail (TN)

Michelle Webster with the areas homeowner’s association said the delivery issues began when they replaced the old central mailbox on Alandee Street with a new one.  Giving the local office the requested 72-hour notice and a master key, but post office officials tell them they struggled to get that key.    Read the article………………………..

‘Shady business’: Man blames HOA for towed truck (TN)

A La Vergne resident came home from a three-day trip to discover his truck missing, only to find out later it had been towed for a flat tire.  Greenway Trail Cottages Eli Steele got back from a weekend trip to Miami on Tuesday to make the shocking discovery.   Read the article………………………..

Families displaced after East Memphis condo fire (TN)

A large fire ripped through multiple condos in East Memphis, displacing several families.  Memphis Fire Department responded to a fire at the Whispering Oaks condominiums on the 1700 block of Kirby Sunday.   Read the article………………………..

Home repairs get a woman in trouble with her HOA (TN)

A Nashville woman paid thousands of dollars for a home repair, and she said after it was supposedly completed, the work landed her in hot water with her Homeowners Association.   Read the article………………………..

Geese removed from Cordova community, residents concerned (TN)

Some people in Cordova are fearing the worst after dozens upon dozens of Canadian geese were removed from their community.  Millie Tyler spent time with a beloved goose named Baby and the dozens of other geese and goslings along a lake in the Riverwood subdivision where she lives    Read the article………………………..

Four families displaced in condo fire in Germantown (TN)

Battling the blistering heat while fighting a two-alarm fire.  Firefighters from three different departments responded to a blaze at the Park Place condominiums on Park Trail Drive near Farmington in Germantown on June 20.   Read the entire article……………………………….