5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know

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Some Highlights: Learning the lingo of homebuying is an important part of feeling successful when buying a home. From APR to P&I, you need to know the acronyms that will come up along the way, and what they mean when you hear them. Your local professionals are here to help you feel confident and informed from start to finish…and this …

Homeownership is the Top Contributor to Your Net Worth

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Many people plan to build their net worth by buying CDs or stocks, or just having a savings account. Recently, however, Economist Jonathan Eggleston and Survey Statistician Donald Hays, both of the U.S. Census Bureau, shared the biggest determinants of wealth, “The biggest determinants of household wealth [are] owning a home and having a retirement account.” (Shown in the graph …

4 Tips to Improve Your Home and Save on Your Energy Bill

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As a homeowner, it’s important to keep your home running efficiently, not only to save money, but also to help the environment thrive. October 2nd is Energy Efficiency Day, a perfect time to think about making some key upgrades that will improve the efficiency of your home. If you’re looking to sell your house and increase the pool of potential …

Agents: Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Agent

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The benefits to working with a Real Estate Agent are plentiful. Certainly there may be some attractive qualities to selling or buying “by owner”. However, I assure you those perks are easily outnumbered by the many positives a real estate agent provides the client. Whether you’re selling a property, looking to buy a home, or both, you’ll find that working …

9 Things to Do Before Buying a Home

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1. Set a Budget and Only Compromise If You Have To It’s so easy to go over budget when buying a home, especially if you’re trying to buy in an urban location. There’s nothing wrong with setting a budget, and sticking firmly to it! We agree, being in the right school district matters…it does! And nobody wants to drive forever …

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Light Fixtures: Lighting Part II

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Choosing light fixtures for the home can be a daunting task.  In the previous post, you read about light bulbs and how lighting can change the mood in your home.  Now that you have an idea of lighting needs in your home, picking out fixtures is the next step.  The perfect pendant fixture over your kitchen table, or the ideal …

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Lighting: Choosing What You Need

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Lighting: Choosing the Right Bulb Lighting is everything. It enhances color, brightens space, and changes an environment.  However, it’s no easy feat to install the perfect lighting in various rooms of a home.   Approximately 140 years ago, our world changed.  The telephone, motor car, and Coca-Cola came to fruition. Similarly, the light bulb was invented as well. The invention of …

New Construction Properties

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New Construction Building your own home has its perks. Freshly painted walls, brand new appliances, and choosing your own preferences are just a few of the positives of new construction.  Building your own home also has its downsides.  While the pros outweigh the cons, there are a few things to keep in mind when considering building a home. Tips Self-advocate, …

1344 Victor Road NE, Atlanta, GA

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1344 Victor Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30324 Listing Price: $400,000 Subdivision: Pine Hills Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2 | Half-Bath 0 Stories: 1 FMLS #: 6583186 Virtual Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=WMPbZMjT198&brand=0 GREAT LOCATION TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME!! In town living close to great shopping and dining at Lenox Square, Town Brookhaven, and Buckhead. Easy access to I-85, GA 400 and Midtown/Downtown. …

304 Lauren Lane, Woodstock, GA

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304 Lauren Lane, Woodstock, GA 30188 Listing Price: $325,000 Subdivision: Villas at Claremore Lakes Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 3 | Half-Bath 0 Stories: 2 Square Footage: 1,898 Sq ft. FMLS #: 6579360 Virtual Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=aGttnnkpSng&brand=0 Enjoy maintenance free living at it’s best in this Easy Living and Earth Craft Certified home! Floor plan flows, making entertaining effortless. Master suite and …