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May 22, 2018 - 02:42pm

 

With the calm summer nights spent outdoors with friends and family often comes higher temperatures and even higher energy costs. Although remaining cool and comfortable indoors sometimes seems like a big expense, it doesn’t always have to be. From hiring skilled professionals to switching the setting on your ceiling fan, Teresa Cowart Team has a range of ways to prepare your house for summer.

May 17, 2018 - 09:34am

Designers are going back to their roots and throwing it back to the ‘70s with the hottest design trends of 2018. The modern homeowner can redesign from top to bottom with bold elements radiating style or accent their space with subtle but impactful accessories. From tones and patterns to textures and materials, here is how you can achieve this year’s most popular design trends without breaking the bank.

 

April 21, 2018 - 02:08pm

As homes and commercial buildings consume nearly 40% of the energy used in the United States, and the average family can use up to 400 gallons of water every day, its up to the homeowners to take the right steps to help our environment. Taking the time to make small changes and research energy-efficient alternatives can be the first steps in creating a friendlier environment for you and your family. In celebration of Earth Day, here are 10 ways to go green at home:

April 17, 2018 - 12:30pm

If you find yourself needing to lease a property but don’t know where to begin – or, if the term “landlord” paints a picture of midnight maintenance calls and unreliable tenants – working with a property management company might be the perfect solution. More than just dealing with repairs and collecting the rent, these companies can be a great way to help streamline your business and free up your time.

February 26, 2018 - 03:20pm

 

It’s easy to be inspired to create the perfect romantic date for Valentine’s Day, but what about for the rest of the year? Here are five locally themed date night ideas to help keep the romance going well beyond Valentine’s Day!

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January 26, 2018 - 10:40am

The new tax law signed into effect at the end of 2017 should provide most Americans - and homeowners - an overall tax cut, largely due to the increased standard deduction and lower marginal tax rates. To offset the cost of these cuts, Congress curtailed some provisions that specifically benefit homeowners, like deductions for mortgage interest and state and local taxes.

January 19, 2018 - 03:53pm

Finding the right home can seem like an impossible task. Once you decide on where you want to live, you have to find a home that will suit your needs for years to come. The expense of buying a home goes beyond the closing costs and your mortgage payment – homes require maintenance, updates, and repairs on a regular basis. Older appliances may stop working and need to be replaced, and small remodeling jobs can turn into giant headaches if the existing wiring isn’t up to code.

November 20, 2017 - 07:23pm

Ah, winter in the south. The air is crisp, light, and nearly bug-free for the first time in ten months. Droves of Georgians turn off their ceiling fans and emerge from their townhouses and lofts to walk down cobble-stoned streets with steaming cups of Coffee Fox lattes and hot chocolates in hand. You can pull those brightly colored sweaters and scarves from the depths of your closet and take to the streets, its holiday-prepping time!

November 10, 2017 - 10:14am

jonathan-tajalle-418592 You’ve probably heard that buying a home is the single largest investment you’ll ever make, and if you’re like the majority of new homebuyers, the entire process seems a bit intimidating. How much house can you afford? Where do you want to live? What type of mortgage is right for you?...