For Homeowners

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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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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Household Mold: How to Identify and Remove It

by Teresa Cowart in Blog,For Homeowners. Tagged:

Mold is a common homeowner frustration. It grows quickly and can often reappear if not treated properly. It affects every member of the home, including children and pets, by causing a number of side effects to our health. Below is a helpful homeowner resource on the different types of mold, how to treat and prevent…

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Home Mortgage and Refinance Scams to Watch Out For

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

With interest rates being as low as they are, applying for a mortgage or refinancing are attractive options for many. Unfortunately, there many scams geared towards homeowners and their financing issues. Here are some of the most common refinancing and mortgage related scams to watch for. House Flipping & Inflated Appraisals House flipping is a…

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End Of Summer Home Maintenance Tasks

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

Whether we want to admit it or not, fall is approaching! Each season brings new opportunities to tackle home projects around the house both as a homeowner and as a home seller. Below is a list of key things to tend to in preparation of the upcoming fall season! Organization As the end of summer…

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How to Max Out Your Home’s Curb Appeal

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

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…

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