Traditionally, spring is considered peak season in the real estate market when people are eager to get outside, and properties usually look their best. On the flip side, however, there are a number of good reasons for homebuyers to hold off and start their search in the fall, here are our top two: 1. Sellers […]
With a continued lack of inventory in most price points, buyers are often faced with no other choice but to make an offer above asking price just to have a chance at beating out the competition for their dream house. But when is it okay to go the other direction and make a lowball offer? […]
Congratulations! You’ve started your home buying journey, selected a mortgage lender to help you obtain financing and you’re on your way to the closing table. Now don’t mess up! The mortgage loan process is a critical step in achieving home ownership, and will go a lot smoother if you avoid making these mistakes along the […]
When you’re preparing to buy a home, it feels like you need to learn a new language to keep up with all the unfamiliar terminology you hear. To help first-time (and experienced) buyers understand this unfamiliar lingo, we’ve listed out a few of the most basic real estate terms with clear and simple definitions to […]
In Georgia, the purchase and sale agreement establishes a specific period for buyers to complete their due diligence on a property. During this due diligence period, conducting a home inspection is strongly encouraged. The inspection provides invaluable, in-depth information about the condition of the home, and highlights potential areas of concern that might need to […]
One of the most confusing areas of the home buying process is often understanding the difference between a condominium and townhome. While the terms are often incorrectly used interchangeably, they are quite different. Let’s start with a few basic definitions: Single-Family Home: This is the most common form of property ownership and is referred to […]
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