Category Archives: Tips & Advice

Keep your home safe during your travels

Believe it or not, Spring Break is just around the corner. I’m hearing clients and friends talking about those trips to Disney World, the beach or visits to family. But, like any time with large sections of the community out of school, homes are left vacant and targeted for theft.

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Home inventory shrinks in December

Passing the info on to you! Here’s a quick look at some of the key metrics compiled by Georgia REALTORS from December…

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Don’t forget your 2017 Homestead Exemption

Homeowners may need to provide their Warranty Deed book and page, proof of residence, social security numbers, driver’s license and car tag information.  In most counties, to be eligible for the current year, you must have owned and occupied the property as of January 1. If the property is located within city limits, the homeowner may be required to file with the city as well. 

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Tips to get the house ready for Halloween

If you’ve already begun prepping for those little Halloween ghosts and goblins, it’s important to remember that making things as safe as possible is just as important as buying the right candy. Aside from the fact that you certainly don’t want to see anyone get hurt, much like making sure your walkways stay ice-free during the winter, it’s wise to protect yourself should a mishap occur.

Therefore, consider the following tips for making sure your trick-or-treat experience runs smoothly.

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Sure you want that in a house, but do you need it?

We’ve all watched enough “House Hunters” to know there are many opinions on what a new home should include. Remember, your agent is there to help you tease out a want vs. a need but it helps to have an idea going to that first meeting.

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