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March 10, 2015 - 12:00am

Savannah knows how to celebrate Irish heritage like no other city! This holiday is such a big deal that now there is even an app designated for it! From big festivals to sports activities there is something for everyone. If you haven’t made your St. Patrick’s Day plans yet be sure and check out this list of fun things to do in the Savannah area!

March 6, 2015 - 12:00am

Anyone who has ever bought a home knows just how many negotiations can occur. Price is almost always negotiated, but there are other times when a seller will need to negotiate further. Some of the more common situations are outlined below.

February 18, 2015 - 12:00am

The term escrow has two different meanings, both of which pertain to the holding of money by a third party. To help you better understand the difference, I’ll cover the basics in this post!

February 10, 2015 - 12:00am

Savannah with its rich history and beautiful scenery is the perfect backdrop for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy this list of great local events going on to celebrate the special day!

February 3, 2015 - 12:00am

Once a buyer has made the decision to purchase a home, the next step is to get start seeking out mortgage lenders or mortgage brokers. They may sound similar but these are two completely different terms. A mortgage lender is a financial company that issues loans and mortgages to a buyer. A mortgage broker works with various lenders and helps a buyer find the one best suited for them. In other words, a mortgage broker is like a middle man between lenders and buyers.

January 27, 2015 - 12:00am

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the largest food consumption days of the year, so whether you’re preparing to host or attend a Super Bowl party, you can be sure that along with the entertainment there will be big football-watching spreads. Here are a few quick and easy winning Super Bowl party foods that will help you score big points to go along with the Super Bowl action!

January 18, 2015 - 12:00am

Location, home features, and market value all play a role in determining what a home is worth. When a buyer and seller agree on a selling price for a home, the buyer must then get a home appraisal done.

Most lenders will require a home appraisal for a mortgage. If a borrower defaults on a loan then the lender is responsible for the property. An accurate home appraisal protects the lender and buyer from paying too high of a price for a home. In some situations however, a home will appraise for less than market value, leaving a seller stumped!

January 11, 2015 - 12:00am

Entryways. They are the catchalls of the home. Shoes, coats, keys, book bags and purses always seem to be scattered around the door. In the frantic pace of entering and exiting the home, it always ends up in a shuffled mess. This particular part of the home can be a pain to keep looking clean for showings. There are many different ways to add an organizational element to your entryway rather simply. Here are a few examples!

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January 4, 2015 - 12:00am

Looking at buyers in terms of their generation and purchasing patterns is a smart business move. Different generations have different opinions on things from buying houses to education.

Millennials are the newest and largest generation moving into the real estate market. Learning how they tick and marketing your home accordingly will give you an edge in selling your home.

December 22, 2014 - 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!

Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you need to know everything you can about the different cities and neighborhoods you have to choose from in Georgia. This article will serve as your guide to living in Midway, Ga.