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3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Your Dream Home

If you are debating buying a new home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently… Read More

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Buyer’s Market Helps Luxury Home Sales Soar

  Luxury home sales are soaring. We previously reported how a shortage of inventory in the starter and trade-up home markets is driving prices up and causing bidding wars, creating a true seller’s market. At the same time, in the premium home… Read More

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Top Home Renovations

Home Improvements With The Highest ROI. Though any home improvement that brings you joy is priceless, not all add as much home equity as you might expect. Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home or are a homeowner… Read More

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What You Should Know About Flood Insurance

Nobody likes to think about natural disasters and their effects on a home. Unfortunately, it’s important for homeowners to consider these effects adequately prepare for them. A major component of preparedness is making sure that adequate insurance is in place for your… Read More

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A Tale of Two Markets: Home Inventory Mismatch Paints a More Detailed Picture

The inventory of existing homes for sale in today’s market was recently reported to be at a 3.6-month supply according to the National Association of Realtors latest Existing Home Sales Report. Inventory is now 7.1% lower than this time last year, marking… Read More

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Did you buy a home in the Savannah area last year?

General tax exemption information for Chatham County homeowners.  If you want to have your application for a tax exemption considered for the current year, then you will need to make sure that your application is submitted before April 1st. Any applications submitted… Read More

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Break the Chains

Mortgage Myths Holding Back Buyers Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria” study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home. We want to to help shed some… Read More

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Home Buying Myths

Highlights: Interest Rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rent in the last 12 months! Credit score requirements to be approved for a mortgage continue to fall.

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Here Comes the Housing Inventory!!

Almost every real estate conversation revolves around the continuous rise in house values over the last four years. Some have even mentioned a concern about another possible bubble forming. However, the recent increase in prices can be attributed to a very simple… Read More

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Adventures in Home Buying

How to Refinish Cabinets We have been homeowners now for nearly 2 months, and it’s been an adventure, to say the least. To all potential first-time homebuyers/homeowners, let me just go ahead and say this: prepare to put your time, your money,… Read More

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