Older Home Trends that are Making a Comeback

Older Home Trends that are Making a Comeback

For those looking to buy a home in 2018, you have probably run into the same roadblock as everyone else. The inventory is very limited, especially for first-time home buyers. The days of countless new construction communities, filled with entry-level starter homes is in the past. When buyers... read more

A Guide to Finding Your Perfect Real Estate Agent

A Guide to Finding Your Perfect Real Estate Agent

When looking for an agent to help you buy or sell your home, it is important to find someone that matches your personal needs. There are lots of incredibly agents out there but how do you know who will be the best person for your job? The goal when interviewing real estate professionals is to... read more

Expectation v. Reality: First-Time Buyers

Expectation v. Reality: First-Time Buyers

Expectation: "It is so expensive to buy a house! I have been saving for years and I still don’t have enough for the 20% down payment that I need." Reality: This 20% rumor has plagued first-time home buyers for a long time. But it is not true! If you are ready to buy, you... read more

Expectation v. Reality: First-Time Sellers

Expectation v. Reality: First-Time Sellers

Expectation: "I can list my home for top dollar! This is a seller’s market after all. Plus, I read that housing inventory is limited and the Zillow Zestimate on my house is a LOT more than I paid for it a year ago."  Reality: Yes, housing inventory is low in some... read more

Building a Social Marketing Strategy that Works

Building a Social Marketing Strategy that Works

Social media marketing is about building relationships, being relevant, and ultimately increasing business though your pipeline. Real estate professionals should be taking full advantage of social media because savvy consumers are seeking information, not advertising. Clients want to be educated... read more

Managing Your Lawn with Xeriscaping

Managing Your Lawn with Xeriscaping

Living in the south comes with a climate that can be overwhelmingly hot and humid for long periods of time. During the summers particularly, the weather can go through many different stages, varying from torrential daily rain showers to weeks of not a single drop. Homeowners can find themselves... read more

Create Your Own HGTV-Worthy Modern Farmhouse

Create Your Own HGTV-Worthy Modern Farmhouse

One of the biggest trends in décor is the modern farmhouse look. Chip and Joanna Gaines have become household names with the popularity of their HGTV program, Fixer Upper. In the southeast United States, the word “farmhouse” is the most searched design term on Google. Whether... read more

Home Improvement Projects Best Left to the Pros

Home Improvement Projects Best Left to the Pros

When it’s time to sell your home, it’s best to get your property in tip top shape in order to fetch top dollar. But there are lots of projects that can start to add to your final bottom line. As a handy owner, you might be considering tackling some of those projects yourself to save... read more

The Soggy Truth of Pool Maintenance

The Soggy Truth of Pool Maintenance

Nothing is better than jumping into a crystal clear pool on a hot summer day. For those that are looking for a home this summer, there are some important things to keep in mind if your dream home has a pool out back. For homeowners with a pool, are you properly caring for it? There is a lot... read more

New Video Platform Could Be a Real Estate Game Changer

New Video Platform Could Be a Real Estate Game Changer

Video has fast become one of the most powerful tools is an agent’s marketing arsenal. According to research from Google and the National Association of Realtors, 86% of home shoppers use video tours to learn about neighborhoods before they start searching for homes. The same research found... read more