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Posted on 01/17/2021
Is Selling a House a Good Idea?
Believe it or not, selling a home may prove to be a good idea. In fact, there are many reasons why selling a residence could be beneficial, and these include: 1. You can earn a profit from your home sale. If you have allocated significant time and resources to maintain your residence, you may find there will be lots...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Green Features: What Buyers Are Looking For
Photo by Sumanley xulx via Pixabay Homeowners looking to get top dollar for their house often invest in improvements to make their home more appealing to prospective buyers. Sure, they can slap up a coat of paint and make other minor cosmetic improvements, but these won’t necessarily increase their home’s value. In a survey conducted by the National...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
How to Make the Switch to Condo Living
Photo by Douglas Bagg on Unsplash Whether you'd prefer the townhome look or a high-rise building, there's likely a condo available locally in the style you want. What types of amenities would you like? A dog-friendly community (or not)? A pool? Your own gardens? One or more full baths? All of these can vary among condo properties. Some...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
How to Create a Cubby Bookshelf the Easy Way
Photo by SuperJHS via Pixabay In the modern home, nothing combines practicality and style like a cubby bookshelf. Children can keep books or toys organized. They set the perfect backdrop for a display of photos, figurines, delicate dishes or other collectibles. And if you size them right, just add some baskets to turn some of your shelves into...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Choosing the Best Time of Year to Relocate to a New Home
Photo by Aimee Cozza via Pixabay Moving to a new home can disrupt your routine at any time, but some times of the year are better than others for relocating to a new home. You'll get the most from the experience and enjoy a more seamless move if you plan things for the right time of year and...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
How To Refinish Your Cabinets in Four Easy Steps
Photo by u_jup1hbno via Pixabay Paint is the magic elixir when it comes to inexpensive home makeovers. It rejuvenates space in a way few other things can do. Yet many homeowners have blinders on when it comes to the places they can paint. Namely, they only see the walls as a palette. Let's challenge that notion and remind...
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Posted on 12/08/2020
Another Property Sold - 3720 Legacy Walk Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Beautiful 4BR., 3BA., spacious split-level home w/in-law suite in sought after Flowery Branch School District! Family room with vaulted ceilings and cozy fireplace open to the kitchen with NEW granite counter tops and island with large dining area! Large owner’s suite with trey ceiling, bath and two additional bedrooms on main level! Terrace level in-law suite with kitchen, bedroom, full bath, laundry space, with private entrances from garage and back...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Picking the Right Financing for Your Home
Photo by Vlada Karpovich from Pexels While your credit score will play a role what your mortgage interest rate will be, there are also various types of loans that can increase or lower your monthly mortgage payment. In general, there are two specific loan types, adjustable rate loans, known as an ARM and fixed rate. However, within these...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Essential Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Photo by ConvertKit on Unsplash Up to 9.2 million Americans will purchase their first home in 2020. Homeownership is a wonderful and sometimes overwhelming experience. It's exciting to have a place that you can personalize and call your own. However, owning a home can quickly become a burden if you don't plan carefully. Keep in mind these five...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Buying a Home without Representation Can Be Risky
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay It may be tempting to purchase your first home without the help of a real estate agent. If you want to risk not having professional help to buy your first house, you can, but you’ll be leaving a lot of benefits on the table and assuming all the risks. The Benefits of...
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Posted on 11/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 185 Norma Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534
Country Glam at this BEST! Step onto your private 2.5 acres of charm. This sweet cabin has been completely updated with new kitchen including stainless appliances, granite counters, tile backsplash, new cabinetry and views to the living area with its rustic, warm wood burning fireplace. The master on the main is super convenient and remarkably spacious. The master bath has also been lovingly renovated to a tee, with massive tiled shower, new vanity & beautiful finishes. Guests can enjoy the huge secondary bedroom and private bathroom upstairs. There is so much...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Real Estate Law - Do You Need a Lawyer?
Photo by Mateus Campos Felipe on Unsplash Buying a piece of real estate is a serious legal and financial decision. Sometimes, having a real estate attorney help you through the process is helpful. In fact, in some states, it is required by law to have one assist with the process. If you don’t live in a state where...
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