home and garden NS 2021

Thanks to record low interest rates and a constant stream of transplants into Middle Tennessee, trying to buy a house in Nashville has turned into a contact sport. Seemingly every home put up for sale goes under contract within days, with buyers locked in an ever-escalating arms race of sappy notes, waived inspections and cold, hard cash to come out on top. When you do get the house, though, you’re gonna want to make sure the damn thing doesn’t fall in on itself. Under the name Springlight Inspections, former A Plea for Purging guitarist Ryan Blake Martin does a thorough, no-bullshit job of making sure your new joint is up to snuff without wasting your time on fear-mongering upsells. 

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