Buying a home

How To Achieve Your New Year’s Goals and Resolutions

The start of a new year (and decade) is a blank slate and the perfect time to reflect on personal goals. Most people start out with the best of intentions, but around…

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What is Equity in Real Estate?

Many potential homebuyers are told that they will have equity in their home, but this is not often explained beyond a home being considered a financial asset. To dive deeper into what…

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Life Expectancy of Major Appliances and How to Maintain Them

Roof-Regular maintenance of a roof can increase its lifespan. Every day it is exposed to outside elements which contribute to its deterioration over time. If properly maintained, it can last 15-30 years….

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3 Easy Ways to Save Money!

Amazon now sells a wristband by Pavloc that sends out an electric shock to help break bad habits such as unhealthy eating, nail biting, smoking and more. This device is connected with…

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Weekend Adventures Close to Home!

Dorothy had it right when she said “There’s No Place Like Home”, but it’s also nice to get away from it all every once in a while. Atlanta is a great location…

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The 5 Most Expensive Homes Sold in the First Quarter of 2019

We all do it… so, we’ve done it for you!  I’ve scoured high and low on the MLS to find the most expensive (and dreamy) sales in Atlanta for early 2019!  Enjoy!…

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Inspect Your Future Home While House-Hunting!

There’s a lot to think about when looking for a house. Together with your agent’s help, use these tips to stay on track:   Are there several homes for sale on the…

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Home Safe Home for Babies

Congratulations, your baby is here! You bring your new bundle of joy home to their brand new nursery and perfectly organized home (thanks to your weeks of nesting prior to this day)….

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Area Spotlight :: Gainesville!

What do you know about Gainesville, Georgia?  Gainesville is located at the foothills of the Blueridge Mountains, About an hour from Downtown Atlanta, 45 minutes from the University of Georga, Go Dawgs! …

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Atlanta :: The NEW Tech Hub!

Internationally recognized companies like Home Depot, UPS, Coca-Cola, Delta, and nearly one dozen other Fortune 500 companies call Atlanta home, making the city well versed in what it takes to support large…

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Property Surveys :: What they are and why you want one!

There are many steps during the homebuying process that allow the buyer to gain knowledge about the entirety of the land and the home they are purchasing. One of these steps is…

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Traditional Stucco vs. Synthetic (EIFS)

There are two types of stucco and although they may appear similar upon first glance, they are very different. Hard stucco is strong, durable, and comparable to covering your house in rock….

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Does a Pool Increase the Value of Your Home?

Hot summer days here in Georgia have all of us wishing and dreaming of a home with a swimming pool. Before diving into this big investment, there are a few factors you…

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Need to Know :: Understand HOAs!

Many homes in are part of a home owners community association, commonly referred to as an HOA. The most common properties to be part of an HOA are townhomes and condos. However,…

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Atlanta Real Estate Market Update with Andy Peters

A couple weeks ago I attended a fascinating Real Estate Summit event put on by Atlanta REALTOR Association (aka the Atlanta Board of REALTORS) and the Atlanta Business Chronicle at the Federal…

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New Construction in Atlanta

I’m sure it’s no surprise to you that Atlanta is continuing to grow rapidly. Georgia was among the Top 10 fastest growing states in 2017. In 2018, job and population growth are…

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Due Diligence 101

Due Diligence is a time period stated in the contract, on average it’s 10 days from when you go under contract, when the buyer can get any and all inspections they want….

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The Best Time to Buy a Home?

Thinking about buying a new home? When does your crystal ball tell you is the best time to buy? Does it tell you to wait to buy a new home in the…

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Lake Lanier Real Estate

Have you always wanted to own a home on a lake? You can’t beat less than an hour drive from Atlanta to a weekend getaway on Lake Lanier. Just up 400 or…

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3 Things I've Learned No Matter the Market

Let’s face it… We’re all spoiled right now with an amazing real estate market in Metro Atlanta! And, 2016 is shaping up to look much like 2017. So, rather than bore you…

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