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August 10, 2016 - 12:00am

You have found a buyer for your home, they made an offer, you accepted and both of you signed the real estate contract. Everything is set to go for closing….or not. Enter a home seller’s worst nightmare.

As a home seller, what do you do in situations such as vandalism or natural disasters, where a home is damaged after a home is in contract but before it has closed? This article will discuss how a home seller should handle unforeseen issues.

August 2, 2016 - 12:00am

Houses come in a variety of different styles. Many areas of the country tend to have more than one style of home depending on the age of the area, environment and culture of people in the area. Both real estate agents and home buyers can benefit from knowing information about home designs!

June 29, 2016 - 12:00am

When it comes to strangers falling in love with your house, appearances on the outside really can and do make a difference. Luckily, you don’t have to invest in pricey upgrades or fancy services to make your home look its best from the curb!

A few regularly planned to-dos and DIYs can have a very real impact.

For starters, keep your exterior spaces picked up and tidy—sweep away debris, toss any garbage or stray limbs, and wash something if it’s dirty. Stay on top of any maintenance issues, from peeling paint to cracked driveways.

June 26, 2016 - 12:00am

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home!

June 19, 2016 - 12:00am

Coming up with a reasonable and fair offer in a real estate transaction is tricky enough but when it is a seller’s market, it gets that much more complicated. Here are some ways for a buyer to make an enticing offer to a seller without sacrificing contingencies and inspections!

June 13, 2016 - 12:00am

In order to sell your home quickly, curb appeal matters. While other concerns, such as staging the inside and performing any needed repairs or improvements are also important, if the property lacks curb appeal, potential buyers are unlikely to stop.

You have several options to make the yard and home exterior more aesthetically pleasing. Make a list of potential projects and organize it according to priority.

June 13, 2016 - 12:00am

Water damage is a common issue that comes with owning a home. From a leaky roof to a wet basement, there are a number of water woes a homeowner may experience.

Here is a helpful list of common water issues in the home and how to remedy them!

June 7, 2016 - 12:00am

Why Downsize?

There are multiple reasons why downsizing is a good option for families. One reason is to help aid in a financial situation. High mortgages, and utilities may be enough reason for a family to move into a smaller home.

Empty nesters are also people who commonly downsize. They no longer need the additional bedrooms and square footage, so they opt for a home that fits their new size.

June 5, 2016 - 12:00am

What is PMI?

Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) is an insurance premium paid by homeowners who have put down less than 20% on the home they purchased. Lenders require this as a safety cushion for themselves in the event the homeowner defaults on their loan.

May 31, 2016 - 12:00am

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home!