Our primary focus is cottage renovations and new construction in West Nashville neighborhoods such as The Nations, Sylvan Heights, Croleywood, and Charlotte Park. West Nashvile Living is managed by Mark Hayes. Mr. Hayes has been in real estate since 2002. He has renovated/built 100+ homes and oversees management of our rental properties. Mark has a Civil Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University. His engineering background is reflected in Mark’s attention to quality and detail. As an engineer, Mark brings an understanding of structural integrity, concept design, and construction management skills to his renovations.
Experienced contractors and real estate professionals make up his business team and ensure a quality end product.
And last but not least, Affordability! West Nashville Living hits the perfect price range for buyers desiring city living. With real estate prices rising fast we are building different size homes to accommodate a wide range of buyers. Our rentals range from $600 to $2400.mo.
— Chrissy Kirkwood, Realtor
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Mark started his first business in 6th grade selling blow pops on the school bus. He has been in real estate since 2002. He has renovated/built over 100 homes and manages over 40 rental units. Mark has a Civil Engineering degree. His engineering background is reflected in Mark’s attention to quality and detail. As an engineer, Mark brings an understanding of structural integrity, concept design, and construction management skills to the projects. “My passion is finding a design that fits the lot and block within the neighborhood. The end goal: Providing a nice home for someone. That is truly gratifying.” When Mark is not working, he is spending time with his wife and 4 kids and enjoys playing golf.
Michelle has several roles including office manager, bookkeeper, and property management tasks. She is a Nashville native and attended Father Ryan High School followed by MTSU where she studied Accounting and Business Administration. She takes pride in all of her projects and tasks as well as keeps our office functioning appropriately while continuing to offer us great support and coordination in our projects, files, and work flow.
When Michelle is not in the office, you might find her at home reading, sewing, gardening, fishing at the lake, or finding deals at yard sales.
David Davelaar is a licensed General Contractor, and native Californian, who transplanted to Nashville in 1997. A natural born artist, he grew up in the music and entertainment industry and built his first treehouse at age 7. A graduate of the University of San Diego, he holds a degree in Mass Communications with a Business Minor. His artistic background gives him a unique perspective when building and remodeling homes. David not only possesses an uncommon vision for structure and design, but a meticulous attention to detail. This lends to the efficient function of his projects and the thoughtful touches, which his clients find so appealing. His objective is to create living spaces in which his clients feel instantly "at home". For the past 10 years, David has built his business and reputation solely on the basis of satisfied customer referrals.
John enjoys being able to resolve issues that come up for tenants, as well as serving the interests of West Nashville Living and Blue Ridge Homes. He began gaining experience in a lot of areas very early on. He had a paper route at the age of 14, and went on to work as a stock boy for Valspar paint, while washing dishes for a coney island. At 16, he began learning the ropes of both drywall application and decorating. John has worked both with contractors, and as a contractor himself, for many years. His experience in working with people is a natural extension of his years as an associate pastor in the eighties. He views his work with West Nashville Living as a valuable service to the tenants. John has also had schooling in art design and music technology. His other interests include: writing and being both an artist and a performer, which (like a lot of others in Nashville) he has pursued for many years.
Alice is a native Nashvillian and has deep roots in the communities she serves. She was the 2011 President of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, and has served on Realtor committees at the local, state and national levels. She is a graduate of numerous industry leadership classes, and a recipient of the Nashville Emerging Leader Award. With over a decade of experience, Alice's knowledge and experience of the current real estate market and her business relationships with industry experts and community leaders gives her clients a distinctive advantage.
Holly Sweetman is a southern girl at heart who was born and raised in Atlanta and moved to Nashville in 2013. Upon finding out that they were pregnant; Holly and her husband began the hunt to find a home in Nashville. After months of searching for something modern but still homey and practical for raising a family in, they found their dream house; and it was built by West Nashville Living.
She loves designing houses that are being built and knows the importance of having a home that the owner enjoys living in and brings a smile to their face every time they drive up. Having searched for months for the right home that fit her family, she knows that feeling of falling in love with your home. Her desire is to help create that for every person who gets to live in a West Nashville Living house.