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Multigenerational Households May Be the Answer to Price Increases

Multigenerational homes are coming back in a big way! In the 1950s, about 21%, or 32.2 million Americans shared a roof with their grown children or parents. According to an article by Realtor.com, “Nearly 1 in 5 Americans is now living in a multigenerational household –… Read More

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Surprised by Closing Costs?

You’re Not Alone.  According to a survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage. After surveying 1,000 first-time and repeat homebuyers, the results revealed that 17% of homebuyers were surprised that closing costs were… 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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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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Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Major Hurricane Direct Hits 1900-2015   While there is certainly plenty to love about the Lowcountry in the summertime, there is no point in ignoring the fact that this is also Hurricane Season. As you can see from our handy infographic, the frequency of… 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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Atlantic Hurricane Season Part 1: Preparedness

Hurricane Season opens June 1st Hurricane Season is once again about to be upon us. This is the first in our three part series on Hurricane Season in Savannah, Georgia. Part 1 will cover Hurricane Preparedness. Part 2 will cover Hurricane Evacuation/Emergency Actions, and Part 3 will cover Post-Hurricane Recovery. Hurricanes… Read More

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Southside Savannah

While many people choose to visit Downtown Savannah and the Islands, don’t be fooled into thinking that is all that Savannah has to offer. In fact, the Southside area of Savannah, which is considered to be beyond Ardsley Park and DeRenne Avenue,… Read More

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Ardsley Park

Neighborhood Living Minutes From Downtown Ardsley Park, or “Ardsley,” as it’s affectionately called by the locals, is a widely-popular area of Savannah for shopping, dining, and most-importantly, buying and renting homes. The proper name of this area is called “Ardsley Park-Chatham Crescent.”… Read More

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Old World Wine Pride and Passion on Forsyth Park

Walking into Le Chai — galerie du vin, it’s easy to feel a sense of awe and intimidation. The space is so simple and elegantly beautiful: high ceilings with exposed beams, brick walls, and tables adorned with wine bottles, each perfectly spaced from the… Read More

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