July 6, 2015 - 12:00am

Buying a home is not a simple decision regardless of your marital status. Couples who are not married may wonder if investing in a home together before or after their nuptials is the best choice. There is no right answer because it will always depend on other factors including your finances, credit scores and future plans. Below is a summary of things to keep in mind as you make your decision.

June 30, 2015 - 12:00am

One of the reasons that Savannah is named “The Most Beautiful City in America”is because of the many parks! Forsyth Park has become one of the most popular places to visit in Savannah and for good reason. Not only is it breathtaking even on a rainy day, the fountain at the north end of the park is reminiscent of fountains in the Place de la Concorde in Paris and in Cuzco, Peru!

June 23, 2015 - 12:00am

The summer months are full of household moves! If just the thought of moving sends your stress levels through the roof, look no further.

Here are 10 great tips to help minimize the stress of your summer move!

June 16, 2015 - 12:00am

Houses linger on the market for a variety of reasons and if you’re one of those sellers, it may be time for a different strategy. Let’s start by assuming you’ve already done the basics like decluttering, cleaning, and sprucing up your curb appeal months ago when you listed it.

June 9, 2015 - 12:00am

You’ve probably thought about what your retirement days would look like since you hit thirty!

You’ve probably thought about where you would retire, what activities you might get involved in, what dreams you might finally make come true; and the list goes on.

For anyone who is considering retiring in charming Savannah, you’ll have a lot to look forward to — Here’s a guide:

May 19, 2015 - 12:00am

Kids of all ages have a lot to choose from when living or vacationing in Savannah, from outdoor parks and playgrounds to water activities and attractions. Savannah is among the best places to raise a family, and has 57 playgrounds, nine public swimming pools and its parks cover a total area exceeding a square mile, according to City Hall!

In addition to the parks and playgrounds, our area has a variety of outdoor kid-friendly attractions that will bring out their adventurous side, keeping them happy and having fun.

May 12, 2015 - 12:00am

Many people associate closing costs with buyers, but sellers too are responsible for a portion of these costs. In addition to paperwork and carefully reviewed contract agreements, knowing a good estimate of your closing costs are also important for a successful closing.

Outlined below are the general costs and fees sellers may pay in a real estate transaction.

May 5, 2015 - 12:00am

No matter where you live, if you’re getting ready to put your home up for sale, there are things you can do that will increase the overall value of your home, which leads to a higher listing price.

The key though is to do the work you are capable of on your own so the overall cost of the improvements are kept to a minimum.

Here are five DIY home improvements that will increase the value of your home.

April 28, 2015 - 12:00am

In order to really enjoy a vacation away from your home, you need to be able to leave your worries behind.

By following the advice in this post, you’ll be well on your way to a vacation with less worry, knowing you’ve prepped in advance.

While the Savannah area is known for its southern charm and hospitality, you should always take precaution with your home, one of the largest investments you’ll make in your lifetime.

April 21, 2015 - 12:00am

The final walk through is an important step in the overall transaction of buying a home; it’s the time when you literally walk through the home you’re about to sign on the dotted line for to make sure any and all negotiations during the process were carried out.

If things needed to be fixed, replaced, painted, or removed, this is your last chance to ensure it was all taken care of. In the event that something hasn’t been done according to the agreement, at this point it is still the responsibility of the seller to complete anything left undone.