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How to Stage an Appealing Open House
Posted on 04/05/2020
How to Stage an Appealing Open House
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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How to Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 03/29/2020
How to Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Buying a home may prove to be challenging, regardless of where you decide to search for a house. However, if you are aggressive in your pursuit of your dream residence, you could speed up your home search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay aggressive during your quest to find your dream house. 1....
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How to Pay Off a Mortgage Early
Posted on 03/22/2020
How to Pay Off a Mortgage Early
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay One of the critical steps involved in looking for a home is the process of negotiating for a mortgage. Many people dread this process because they find out exactly how much money they are going to have to pay each month. At the same time, this is also an opportunity for people...
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Reasons to Use a Buyer's Agent
Posted on 03/15/2020
Reasons to Use a Buyer's Agent
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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Avoid a Complicated House Selling Experience
Posted on 03/08/2020
Avoid a Complicated House Selling Experience
Selling a house sometimes can be complicated. But if you understand the home selling journey, you may be better equipped than other sellers to avoid potential pitfalls. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you simplify the home selling journey. 1. Analyze the Local Housing Market The age and condition of your home may have far-flung...
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How Long Will It Take To Close On My First Home?
Posted on 03/01/2020
How Long Will It Take To Close On My First Home?
Do you ever wish that they taught a class in high school called, “Things You’ll Actually Need to Know In Life?” You’d learn how to prepare your taxes, what investing is, and how to buy a home. Unfortunately, all of these important life lessons tend to be self-taught; you pick them up along the way and learn from your...
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Financing Your Home Loan through a Credit Union
Posted on 02/23/2020
Financing Your Home Loan through a Credit Union
Image by Burst from Pexels Buying a home is an exciting time. As you start to comb through listings and decide you’re ready to take the plunge to purchase, you’ll want to pursue getting pre-approved for a mortgage. This way, you'll know how much you're approved for and can shop for homes within your price range. Additionally, having...
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Another Property Sold - 1204 Countryside Place Se, Smyrna, GA 30080
Posted on 02/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 1204 Countryside Place Se, Smyrna, GA 30080
LARGEST top floor townhome/condo in swim/tennis community. Home feaures 2BR/2BA w/spiral staircase to bonus loft/den. Woodburning fireplace in living room. Roommate floor plan includes covered balconies for both. New carpet and new tile in kitchen and baths. Newer HVAC system! All appliances remain including new stainless refrigerator, new microwave and new dishwashwer. VERY close to new SunTrust Parks for Atlanta Braves games! HOA fee includes water/sewer bill. FHA/VA approved. (**Ask about special...
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Another Property Sold - 1204 Countryside Pl #0, Smyrna, GA 30080-8244
Posted on 02/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 1204 Countryside Pl #0, Smyrna, GA 30080-8244
LARGEST top floor townhome/condo in swim/tennis community. Home feaures 2BR/2BA w/spiral staircase to bonus loft/den. Woodburning fireplace in living room. Roommate floor plan includes covered balconies for both. New carpet and new tile in kitchen and baths. Newer HVAC system! All appliances remain including new stainless refrigerator, new microwave and new dishwashwer. VERY close to new SunTrust Parks for Atlanta Braves games! HOA fee includes water/sewer bill. FHA/VA approved. (**Ask about special...
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Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream House
Posted on 02/16/2020
Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream House
For those who want to conduct a successful home search, it is important to plan ahead as much as you can. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to get ready to pursue your dream home and speed up your house search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you reduce the time it...
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Another Property Sold - 645 River Valley Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Posted on 02/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 645 River Valley Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Motivated Seller: Desirable River Valley Rd. A 2 to 5 million dollar street. Hilltop privacy with a forest view, koi & gold fish pond on 1.04 acres. RANCH home with 3 bedrooms & 3.5 baths, easily 4 bedrooms as 1 bedroom was converted to an office. This 4 sided brick home was designed with vaulted ceilings & skylights with an open plan on a partial finished basement. This property has multiple options: Tear down, Flipper or rehab. ****if you prefer a new color palette, new floors, updates... ask us about the Lender program that can include improvements in the...
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Another Property Sold - 645 River Valley Rd, Sandy Springs, GA 30328-2950
Posted on 02/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 645 River Valley Rd, Sandy Springs, GA 30328-2950
Motivated Seller. Make us an offer. Desirable River Valley Rd, near Riverside Drive. Hilltop privacy with a forest view and a koi & gold fish pond on 1.04 acres. Enjoy this ranch home with 3 bedrooms & 3.5 baths. Easily 4 bedrooms as 1 bedroom was converted to an office. This 4 sided brick home features vaulted ceilings and skylights with an open plan on a partial finished basement. A new roof is included for Flippers and Rehabers. This property has multiple options: a Tear down, Flipper or update the home and live there. Many buyers are tearing down existing homes and building their dream home on this prestigious street with this...
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