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April 17, 2017 - 12:00am

Open houses are a long-standing tradition in the sale of residential real estate to expose more people to a home for sale. Open houses are normally held on weekends to capture more traffic because that is when most people are off from work. The real estate agents put out signs on boulevards or near street corners to draw drive-by traffic and usually list the homes in the real estate sections of newspapers to bring in more people.

March 14, 2017 - 12:00am

You love your home, but it’s time for a facelift. Remodeling is a big investment and it can disrupt your daily life for months or longer. Before you start knocking out walls, make sure you have carefully planned your renovation project by getting a contractor’s estimate up front. However, pay close attention to the bottom line. There very well could be costs NOT included in your contractor’s bid.

February 15, 2017 - 12:00am

If you’re renting, but desire to own a place of your own, you’re not alone. Only one in 10 people who rent said they prefer renting over owning. Home ownership is viewed as an accomplishment to be proud of or a dream come true. However, the biggest barrier to achieving that dream is having enough money for a down payment.

The standard 20% down payment is not always required anymore. In fact, options may be available for down payments as low as 3% or 3.5% for different loan programs. The first step is figuring...

January 13, 2017 - 12:00am

A mortgage is an important financial commitment that homeowners make and the payment is often the most expensive in the household budget. From time to time people may suffer from financial stress and be tempted to skip a mortgage payment to make ends meet.

December 23, 2016 - 12:00am

The home buying process is just that. A process. It requires time, patience, knowledge of the steps involved and most importantly, having the best professionals to partner with!

If you are a home buyer with time constraints though, you might be wondering how you could speed up the process.

You’re in luck, as this article will cover tips for home buyers on how to shorten the process and make it more efficient.

December 13, 2016 - 12:00am

As a home seller during the holidays, home staging can be challenging. Part of home staging is having just the right amount of décor displayed without taking the focus away from the best features of the home. 

Too much can make the home look cluttered and too little can make the home look drab and uninviting.

December 10, 2016 - 12:00am

The home buying process is just that. A process. It requires time, patience, knowledge of the steps involved and most importantly, having the best professionals to partner with!

If you are a home buyer with time constraints though, you might be wondering how you could speed up the process.

You’re in luck, as this article will cover tips for home buyers on how to shorten the process and make it more efficient.

December 6, 2016 - 12:00am

Some home buyers may be fortunate enough to be receiving monetary gifts this holiday season to put towards there home.

With gift money, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure the mortgage process goes smoothly.

November 30, 2016 - 12:00am

As the holiday season begins, many people look forward to the events and activities in the local area. Savannah and Richmond Hill do a fantastic job spreading holiday cheer!

November 22, 2016 - 12:00am

DIY projects in some cases are more affordable, but some projects should be left to the professionals. With the easy access of DIY videos and articles, homeowners may have more confidence to tackle home maintenance projects.

DIY projects in some cases are more affordable, but some projects should be left to the professionals.