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Small, But Profitable, Investments
Posted on 08/25/2019
Small, But Profitable, Investments
So, you want to buy a property and offset it with rental income, but a multi-family or apartment complex is a bit too rich for your bank account? No problem! Most of the steady increase in new renters comes from young millennials, and you can cash in on this increase as well by buying just a slightly larger...
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Another Property Sold - 717 Farmdale Way, Woodstock, GA 30188
Posted on 08/21/2019
Another Property Sold - 717 Farmdale Way, Woodstock, GA 30188
Lovely 3 bed/ 2 bath home in Woodstock. Screened-in front porch. Updated tile floors. Kitchen features white cabinets, wood countertops, and eat-in kitchen area with view to family room. Vaulted ceilings in family room with wood burning fireplace. Sliding glass doors to backyard. Master bedroom also has vaulted ceilings, door to backyard. Master bath with soaking tub/shower. Backyard features shed for extra storage and patio area with a privacy fence great area to relax...
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What makes living in Georgia so appealing?
Posted on 08/19/2019
What makes living in Georgia so appealing?
1. 18 Fortune 500 companies among the biggest employers (and 33 Fortune 1000 companies). 2. The Peach State has varying topography of mountains, beaches and a blemd of city and country atmospheres that appeals to many. 3. The Augusta Masters tournament. 4. College football. 5. And who doesnt love old town Savannah! View Folton County properties for sale?...
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Common Mistakes Made by First-Time Buyers
Posted on 08/18/2019
Common Mistakes Made by First-Time Buyers
First-time homebuyers are prone to making a lot of mistakes when it comes to picking a home, due to many reasons—one of which is just plain old inexperience. If you plan to buy your first home soon, these are a few things you want to avoid. Not having a budget. It might surprise you to know but a...
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The latest news for Sandy Springs Georgia residents
Posted on 08/16/2019
The latest news for Sandy Springs Georgia residents
http://www.sandyspringsga.gov/residents/city-news-media/latest-city-news For up to date details of all properties via my MLS; Go to https://barbaraandnorm.com Go to Sign Up and create your Advanced Search for your free daily...
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Why not move to Cumming Georgia?
Posted on 08/16/2019
Why not move to Cumming Georgia?
The unemployment rate in Cumming is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cumming jobs have increased by 2.9% Why Cuming Georgia? -Excellent housing -Entertainment -Education - The median home cost in Cumming is $336,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.1% Search properties for sale straight from my MLS Go to https://barbaraandnorm.com/...
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Why buy a home in Cumming Georgia? Because we've got small town heart with a big city spirit!
Posted on 08/16/2019
Why buy a home in Cumming Georgia? Because we've got small town heart with a big city spirit!
Cumming- A community bustling with vibrant life, rich in history and tradition! Search for properties for sale straight from the MLS Go to https://barbaraandnorm.com/ Area's experienced real estate agents for 15 years. Sign Up, Create your Advanced Search and receive your free report of all available properties....
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Should I Avoid Paying Off Your Mortgage Early?
Posted on 08/11/2019
Should I Avoid Paying Off Your Mortgage Early?
Deciding not to pay off ahead on your mortgage can be a decision made because you want to divert your cash to another investment. If you have an investment that is certain to yield interest or because you have a certain way you have planned your finances, paying the full mortgage earlier than due has no place on...
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5525 Hedgewick Way, Cumming, GA 30040 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/09/2019
5525 Hedgewick Way, Cumming, GA 30040 is now new to the market!
Private .98 acres backs up to a forest on a cul-de-sac lot. You will love this freshly painted, John Weiland Home with many upgrades. Featuring 6 bedrooms & 5 baths, amazing master suite retreat, 3 car garage, bring on your F150! Double decks off the Kitchen & Master. HOA also approved this lot for an additional large 2 car garage. 2 backyard stone patios are perfect for entertainment. Fenced backyard, ready for your pets. This home has many security upgrades as well. Terrace level floors are stained concrete and all rooms are finished it is perfect for an...
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Effective Tips for Cleaning Leather
Posted on 08/04/2019
Effective Tips for Cleaning Leather
Leather is a costly material, so buying bags, shoes, sofa or clothes in this material can set you back a few dollars. Having paid top dollar for the leather sofa or purse, you logically always want to keep the item in good shape. Sadly, leather is tough to clean. Regardless of their durability, using too much water or...
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Benefits of Singing?
Posted on 07/28/2019
Benefits of Singing?
Remember how the tunes and lyrics from those Disney movies or musicals stick with you. Then, you find yourself suddenly belting one out as you drive home from work on Friday afternoon. The sheer joy of singing, even if you can’t carry a tune, just makes you feel good. But is it only the musical memories it evokes...
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8 Easy Steps to Greener Living
Posted on 07/21/2019
8 Easy Steps to Greener Living
Using the following simple steps, you can transform your home into a safer, healthier living space through the use of environmentally conscious household products. A ‘green’ makeover of a home can improve your family’s quality of life while reducing your carbon footprint. Wooden Furniture Furniture made out of wood or other natural materials is a safer and sturdier...
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