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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4 Home Buyer Mistakes Not To Make With Holiday Gift Money

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

One of the most important things for a home buyer to prepare for is the down payment on a mortgage. 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…

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2016 Holiday Festivities in Savannah and Richmond Hill

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,Savannah Area. Tagged:

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! Below are just a handful of the exciting things to look forward to this season! December Nights and Holiday Lights Take a beautiful walking tour of…

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Don’t DIY These Home Improvements: Essential Advice for Homeowners

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

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. Changes Made To The Structure Of A Home Homeowners from time to time will want to add a room…

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How To Overcome Closing Date Delays

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

The entire home buying process entails a lot of time and decision making. When it comes down to the real estate closing, it can almost seem like everything is finally in the clear. Unfortunately, as with most things, not all closings go perfectly and could have delays that might put buyers on edge. Below are…

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