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How to Start a Neighborhood Watch

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,Crime,For Home Buyers,For Home Sellers,For Homeowners,Safety,Savannah Area. Tagged:

How to Start a Neighborhood Watch Everyone wants to live in a safe, friendly place. We should feel secure and comfortable on our evening stroll, early morning run, or while we sleep the night away. But great neighborhoods need the people who live there to pitch in and create this kind of safe environment. Get…

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What Happens After You Close on Your New Home

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Home Buyers,For Homeowners,Georgia Area Guides,Home Sale Preparation. Tagged:

What Happens After You Close on Your New Home You’ve just signed on the dotted line for your new home. Whether it’s your first home, a larger home for an expanding family or a downsize as you start that next phase in life…don’t just haul your boxes in and start unpacking. Take care of these…

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Staging Your Kitchen for a Home Sale

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Home Buyers,For Home Sellers,For Homeowners,Home Sale Preparation. Tagged:

Staging Your Kitchen for a Home Sale Are you planning the perfect open house to make your home marketable and fast-track a sale? It takes a lot of work to whip your place into shape to land a buyer with a dream offer. For a terrific open house—the kind where every room looks magazine perfect…

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Selling Your Home With Pets

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Home Sellers,For Homeowners,Home Sale Preparation,Savannah Area. Tagged:

Selling Your Home with Pets People with pets will readily admit, their animals are a part of the family. But when it comes time to sell your home, potential buyers may not be welcoming of your four-legged family member. Believe it or not, there is a pretty big part of the population that are not…

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The Advantages and Drawbacks of an Open House

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Home Buyers,For Home Sellers,For Homeowners,Savannah Area. Tagged:

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…

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Hidden Renovation Costs That Could Blow Your Budget

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Homeowners,Home Sale Preparation,Savannah Area. Tagged:

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…

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Saving for Your Dream Home While Renting

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Home Buyers,For Homeowners,Mortgage,Savannah Area. Tagged:

Saving for Your Dream Home While Renting 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…

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Consequences of Missing A Mortgage Payment

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Homeowners,Mortgage,Savannah Area. Tagged:

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. Below is valuable information on why it is imperative to keep…

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Tips to Shorten The Home Buying Process

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Home Buyers. Tagged:

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…

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Holiday Home Staging

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Home Sellers,Home Sale Preparation. Tagged:

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…

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