Guide to Living in Dunham Marsh, Richmond Hill, Ga

Guide to Living in Dunham Marsh, Richmond Hill, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you need to know everything you can […]

The Home Buying Process is Not One-Size-Fits-All

The Home Buying Process is Not One-Size-Fits-All

Different life situations call for different mortgages and strategies for home buyers. Here are a number of life circumstances that may occur and how to help smooth out the mortgage and home buying process. Self-Employed Being self-employed has a great amount of perks but one of the biggest hurdles is proving your income. When applying […]

Negotiations to be Prepared for During the Home Selling Process

Negotiations to be Prepared for During the Home Selling Process

Anyone who has ever bought a home knows just how many negotiations can occur. Price is almost always negotiated, but there are other times when a seller will need to negotiate further. Some of the more common situations are outlined below. Price When it comes to the price of a home, sellers have an ideal […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In Savannah!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In Savannah!

Savannah knows how to celebrate Irish heritage like no other city! This holiday is such a big deal that now there is even an app designated for it! From big festivals to sports activities there is something for everyone. If you haven’t made your St. Patrick’s Day plans yet be sure and check out this […]

The Different Meanings of Escrow - The Basics

The Different Meanings of Escrow – The Basics

The term escrow has two different meanings, both of which pertain to the holding of money by a third party. To help you better understand the difference, I’ll cover the basics in this post! ESCROW – Meaning 1 What is escrow? Once a buyer and seller have agreed on a price and contract for a […]

Valentine’s Day In Savannah

Valentine’s Day In Savannah

Savannah with its rich history and beautiful scenery is the perfect backdrop for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy this list of great local events going on to celebrate the special day! All events take place on February 14, 2015 Savannah Riverboat Cruise Why not step aboard a Savannah Riverboat and enjoy a cruise with dinner buffet, dancing, […]

Mortgage Broker vs. Lender: How to Choose

Mortgage Broker vs. Lender: How to Choose

Once a buyer has made the decision to purchase a home, the next step is to get start seeking out mortgage lenders or mortgage brokers. They may sound similar but these are two completely different terms. A mortgage lender is a financial company that issues loans and mortgages to a buyer. A mortgage broker works […]

Winning Super Bowl Party Foods

Winning Super Bowl Party Foods

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the largest food consumption days of the year, so whether you’re preparing to host or attend a Super Bowl party, you can be sure that along with the entertainment there will be big football-watching spreads. Here are a few quick and easy winning Super Bowl party foods that will help […]

Why Could My Home Appraise For Less Than Market Value?

Why Could My Home Appraise For Less Than Market Value?

Location, home features, and market value all play a role in determining what a home is worth. When a buyer and seller agree on a selling price for a home, the buyer must then get a home appraisal done. Most lenders will require a home appraisal for a mortgage. If a borrower defaults on a […]

Organizing Your Entryway For Home Showings

Organizing Your Entryway For Home Showings

Entryways. They are the catchalls of the home. Shoes, coats, keys, book bags and purses always seem to be scattered around the door. In the frantic pace of entering and exiting the home, it always ends up in a shuffled mess. This particular part of the home can be a pain to keep looking clean […]

How to Best Prepare Your Home for Millennial Buyers

How to Best Prepare Your Home for Millennial Buyers

Looking at buyers in terms of their generation and purchasing patterns is a smart business move. Different generations have different opinions on things from buying houses to education. Millennials are the newest and largest generation moving into the real estate market. Learning how they tick and marketing your home accordingly will give you an edge […]

Guide to Living in Midway, Ga

Guide to Living in Midway, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you need to know everything you can […]

Savannah Area New Years Celebrations

Savannah Area New Years Celebrations

The end of the year gives us time to recollect our memories of the past year and to make goals and dreams for the upcoming year. Whether you celebrate this with a big party or a small quaint gathering, the Savannah area has many different options to choose from. New Year’s Eve Celebrations December 31, […]

Mortgage Options for Buyers

Mortgage Options for Buyers

With the variety of mortgage options available for home buyers, the entire process can seem intimidating. Listed in this article are the basic loan types an average homeowner may encounter in the mortgage process. Conventional Loans Conventional loans are loans that the US government does not insure and they follow the guidelines set forth by […]

Christmas Fireplace Mantle Decoration Inspiration

Christmas Fireplace Mantle Decoration Inspiration

The holidays are one of the most exciting times of the year to decorate! Winter whites, frosty hues of blue, bright red and green, shiny silver and gold are all possible colors to adorn your home for the season. The focal point of many living rooms is the fireplace, which automatically makes it one of […]

Closing Costs and Fees Paid by the Home Seller

Closing Costs and Fees Paid by the Home Seller

Homeowners in the real estate market often hope for a successful closing. In addition to paperwork and carefully reviewed contract agreements, knowing a good estimate of your closing costs are also important. Many people associate closing costs with buyers, but sellers too are responsible for a portion of these costs. Outlined below are the general […]

Thanksgiving Dining in Savannah 2014

Thanksgiving Dining in Savannah 2014

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all we are thankful for and embarking on delicious meals with loved ones. If cooking a big holiday dinner is not on your to-do list then why not dine out? Save yourself the hassle of cooking and try a delicious meal at one of these restaurants in the […]

Fireplace Mantle Decoration Inspiration for Fall and Thanksgiving

Fireplace Mantle Decoration Inspiration for Fall and Thanksgiving

Mantles are one of the most commonly decorated features in a home. No matter the size or style any mantle can be transformed into a festive and colorful portrayal of the season! Here are some beautiful ideas for Fall and Thanksgiving. Simple and Sweet If you enjoy fall colors but prefer a more open and […]

Guide to the Mainstreet Subdivision in Richmond Hill, Ga

Guide to the Mainstreet Subdivision in Richmond Hill, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you need to know everything you can […]

Real Estate Contingency Clauses – A Home Buyer’s Protection

Real Estate Contingency Clauses – A Home Buyer’s Protection

A real estate contract is one of the most important documents you will sign when purchasing a home. Ensuring you are protected in this contract is crucial. When making an offer on a home a buyer can choose to include contingencies clauses. A contingency clause is a certain set of legal terms in a real […]

5 Tax Benefits For Home Sellers

5 Tax Benefits For Home Sellers

Selling a home can result in some additional fees but it also can reward you with some great tax breaks! With the help of an accountant and the information below, you may find that you have some new deductions this tax season. Improvements Adding new windows, a new roof or even something smaller like a […]

Halloween Happenings in Savannah, Ga 2014

Halloween Happenings in Savannah, Ga 2014

Savannah is filled with spooky events this Halloween. No matter how you choose to celebrate this season, the town has something for everyone! October 24-25 Halloween Hike at Oatland Island Wildlife Center Take a different trick or treat path by venturing into a fun forest! Friendly animals await each youngster bearing yummy goodies! Nursery rhymes […]

The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival of 2014

The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival of 2014

Since 1999, the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce has had the honor of inviting people from all over the Southeast to sample southern hospitality while enjoying the best seafood. Where does this happen? At the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival of course! This weekend, October 17-19, 2014 marks the sixteenth year of this ever growing […]

Achieving The Coastal Look At Home

Achieving The Coastal Look At Home

Shades of the ocean along with natural fabrics and textures will create the perfect foundation for a coastal look in a home. Whether you live seaside or not, designing your home to reflect the beauty of the ocean is easier than you think! I hope these ideas provide some inspiration for you! Kitchen White or […]

How To Survive a Real Estate Closing

How To Survive a Real Estate Closing

Often one of the most overlooked and glossed over areas of the home buying or selling process is the closing. A couple quick signatures and the exchange of keys might be the ideal situation but there are some important things to remember. The items below are things to keep in mind to have a smooth […]

Your Guide to Living in Buckhead, Richmond Hill, Ga

Your Guide to Living in Buckhead, Richmond Hill, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you’ll want to learn about the different […]

Is A Short Sale Right For You?

Is A Short Sale Right For You?

The word “short sale” may be cringe worthy to some buyers but with the right information and professional help, it can be a great way to get a discounted home. Armed with this information, you will be well on your way to finding that perfect, short sale home! The Long And Short Of It A […]

7 Ways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

7 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Freshening up the curb appeal of a home is one of the best ways to impress prospective buyers! From the minute they walk up to a home, decisions and opinions are already being made. Aside from landscaping, homeowners may feel stumped as to what new ways they can give their home an edge in the […]

Savannah Laces Up With The Tunnel to Towers 5K and Walk

Savannah Laces Up With The Tunnel to Towers 5K and Walk

After tragedies have occurred people often wonder how they can help or pay back those who risked their lives to help others. From food drives to galas, hundreds of charities and fundraisers were created to honor the firemen, our military, policeman, EMT workers and other first responders involved in 9/11. This September, Savannah will be […]

A Guide to Paint Finishes and Where They Work Best

A Guide to Paint Finishes and Where They Work Best

When you have decided to tackle the project of repainting in your home you can be sure to anticipate many decisions.  In addition to hundreds of colors to choose from, you also have a handful of paint finishes to choose. Not every finish is right for every room or material you will be painting. The […]

Your Guide to Living in White Oak Village, Richmond Hill, Ga

Your Guide to Living in White Oak Village, Richmond Hill, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you need to know everything you can […]

Understanding Mortgage Insurance; A Guide for Home Buyers

Understanding Mortgage Insurance; A Guide for Home Buyers

As with many things in life, risk will always have a cost. In the mortgage industry, borrowers are the risk to lenders. Where there is risk, there is almost always a cost. This is how mortgage insurance becomes important to home buyers. What is Mortgage Insurance? PMI or Private Mortgage Insurance is a premium that […]

Fire Prevention in the Home; Safety Tips

Fire Prevention in the Home; Safety Tips

Our home is our safe haven. It contains our memories, our most precious items, pets and family. We protect it from theft by locking doors and installing security alarms. We protect our health by going to the doctor and we protect our memories by storing them in safe places. One type of prevention that is […]

Designing an Outdoor Kitchen

Designing an Outdoor Kitchen

Nothing goes better than a beautiful summer night and a friendly gathering around an outdoor kitchen. From large parties to small dinner dates, an outdoor kitchen and entertaining area is always one of the most popular places in a home! Most Important Features to Have in an Outdoor Kitchen Good Location Ideally when preparing food […]

Sellers Disclosure: What You Need to know

Sellers Disclosure: What You Need to know

Let’s face it, as a home seller there are probably things that you would like to keep to yourself, especially when it comes to problems or defects in your home. When selling though, full disclosure is best for not only yourself but also for the potential health and safety of the buyer. Here is a […]

Your Guide to Living in Southbridge, Ga

Your Guide to Living in Southbridge, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you’ll want to learn about the different […]

7 Ways to Display Framed Photos; Inspiration For Your Home

7 Ways to Display Framed Photos; Inspiration For Your Home

We are in the heart of the digital age where taking, editing and printing pictures is as simple as a touch of your finger. With all this convenience, many of us have hundreds of beautiful photos waiting to be displayed. Look at the variety of  great ideas I found to show off your cherished memories! […]

Buy a Home or Get Married; Which Should Come First?

Buy a Home or Get Married; Which Should Come First?

Buying a home is not a simple decision regardless of your marital status. Couples who are not married may wonder if investing in a home together before or after their nuptials is the best choice. There is no right answer because it will always depend on other factors including your finances, credit scores and future […]

Savannah and Richmond Hill 4th of July Events

Savannah and Richmond Hill 4th of July Events

Independence Day for our country is such a wonderful and exciting time. Red, white and blue paint our towns while parades and activities fill the streets. Picnics and barbecues fill our tummies as we watch beautiful firework displays! It truly is a special holiday! Here are some of the upcoming 4th of July activities in […]

Your Guide to Living in Savannah, Ga

Your Guide to Living in Savannah, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you’ll want to learn about the different […]

The Green Life; How to Choose an Energy-Efficient Exterior Door

The Green Life; How to Choose an Energy-Efficient Exterior Door

“Going Green,” is a practice many homeowners are taking up today. From windows to lights, there are a number of features in a home that can be changed or altered to make them more energy efficient! One of these features is a home exterior door! Below are some things to keep in mind when deciding […]

Refinancing - Is It Right For You

Refinancing – Is It Right For You

With the economy and interest rates changing frequently, many homeowners ask themselves, “should we refinance?” It may seem like a difficult question to answer but with the following information you will be well on your way to a clear decision! When Should I Refinance? Most people choose to refinance if they need their mortgage payments […]

Your Guide to Living in Rincon, Ga

Your Guide to Living in Rincon, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you’ll want to learn about the different […]

Celebrating Memorial Day in Savannah

Celebrating Memorial Day in Savannah

Savannah and Richmond Hill, Ga are chock full of fun things to do to celebrate Memorial Day this year. Families, couples and people of all ages will find a great way to spend their holiday weekend paying tribute to those who sacrificed for our country! May 23-25, 2014 The Armed Forces Festival will be held […]

8 Common Packing Mistakes

8 Common Packing Mistakes

Buying a new home is stressful in many ways and packing can be one of the most stressful processes involved. People are tired, overworked and tend to schedule a short amount of time for it. Below is a list of 8 common packing mistakes and how to solve them! Packing Electronics Today we have dozens […]

What To Do When Water Wreaks Havoc In Your Home

What To Do When Water Wreaks Havoc In Your Home

Water damage is a common issue that comes with owning a home. From a leaky roof to a wet basement, there are a number of water woes a homeowner may experience. Here is a helpful list of common water issues in the home and how to remedy them! Wet Basement Heavy rains can often bring […]

Your Guide to Living in Heathrow, Ga

Your Guide to Living in Heathrow, Ga

There are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home. Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there truly is something for everyone. Before you can make the best decision though, you need to know […]

Worst Home Improvement Projects to Expect ROI

Worst Home Improvement Projects to Expect ROI

Beginning home renovations will always bring the question, “ Is it worth it?” Trends, market demand and neighborhood competition will all be factors to take into account when determining whether your home renovation will bring a worthwhile ROI. Below are some projects that may seem like good investments but have a low return. Swimming Pools […]

Mastering Your Small Closet

Mastering Your Small Closet

When searching for your dream home, closet space is not often a deal breaker. This may leave many of you with some less than desired closets in your home. While you may think that a “reach in” closet is useless, the following ideas may help. Tip: Before you even attempt to reorganize your closets, go […]

2014 Housing Market – The Path to Recovery

2014 Housing Market – The Path to Recovery

What will the housing market be like this year? From realtors to mortgage lenders, this question is a topic frequently debated. Judging from some new statistics, 2014 looks to be a very promising year! Unemployment Improvement The unemployment rate last March was at 7.5 while this March it decreased to 6.7. (Source: http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000) The decrease […]

Savannah Area Easter Hunts, Brunches, and Active Events 2014

Savannah Area Easter Hunts, Brunches, and Active Events 2014

Easter is a time for season changes and new beginnings! Savannah has some fantastic events celebrating this special time of year! From traditional Easter egg hunts to an Easter 5K, there is an event for everyone! Egg Hunts Saturday, April 19, 2014 – Savannah Easter Egg Hunt Lifebridge Church and the Savannah Sand Gnats have […]

10 Tips to For a Stress-Free Summer Move

10 Tips to For a Stress-Free Summer Move

The summer months are full of household moves! If just the thought of moving sends your stress levels through the roof, look no further. Here are 10 great tips to help minimize the stress of your summer move! Plan In Advance Schedule a move as much in advance as you can. This gives you time […]

Your Guide to Living in The Landings, Ga

Your Guide to Living in The Landings, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you need to know everything you can […]

10 Common Mistakes of First-Time Homebuyers

10 Common Mistakes of First-Time Homebuyers

Being a first-time home buyer is an exciting time as you prepare for your future in a beautiful new home! It’s easy to get wrapped up in the fun of house hunting, that you forget to think about some important things. From hidden costs, to realtor quality, here are 10 common mistakes first-time home buyers […]

Free Events in Savannah

Free Events in Savannah

Savannah is a fantastic city filled with great activities and events for all ages. Here is a list of free events going on in the next few months. From history to health, these activities cover a wide range of interests! Get out your calendars and book a day out! Family Friendly March 7, 2014 – […]

From Closet to Office in 5 Steps

From Closet to Office in 5 Steps

Finding extra space in your home for an office might seem close to impossible, but with a little creativity you can create a great workspace in even the smallest areas. Walk in closets, traditional closets or even little nooks can all be great opportunities for a functional and private space. Size, layout, storage and style […]

Consequences of Pricing Your Home Too High

Consequences of Pricing Your Home Too High

No matter what type of real estate market we’re in; a buyers market or a sellers market, it’s crucial to the home selling process to have your Realtor price your home correctly from the start. I think it’s safe to say that when you list your home for sale, you’d like it to sell as […]

Your Guide to Living in Richmond Hill, Ga

Your Guide to Living in Richmond Hill, Ga

There are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home, whether you’re looking for the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, a family-oriented community, or anything in between! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you need to know everything you can about […]

5 Ways to Use Neutral Colors in Your Home

5 Ways to Use Neutral Colors in Your Home

A neutral color palette may sound dull, but actually there are a ton of different colors out there that can transform your outdated space into something amazing! If you’re selling your home, this is a great step in starting to prepare to list it. The trick is to use the right mixture of wall colors, […]

Critz Tybee Run Fest Returns!

Critz Tybee Run Fest Returns!

The Savannah area is home to countless events, and when there’s not something happening here, you can bet that nearby Tybee Island has an event planned. Tybee is considered “Savannah’s beach” and for good reason. You have five miles of white sandy beaches to relax, take pictures, walk, run, play sand sports and so much […]

Your Guide to Living in Hinesville-Fort Stewart, Ga

Your Guide to Living in Hinesville-Fort Stewart, Ga

Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home! Before you can decide which area you want to live in, you need to know everything you can […]

Prepare Your Child's Room for Showings - Getting it Organized

Prepare Your Child’s Room for Showings – Getting it Organized

When you’re preparing your home for sale, one of the most common things you’ll hear is to get rid of the clutter; and for good reason. Potential buyers need to be able to picture themselves and their own belongings in your home in order  to even consider making an offer. I’ve written numerous articles about […]

Your Guide to Living in Pooler, Ga

Your Guide to Living in Pooler, Ga

There are countless reasons why people choose to call the beautiful state of Georgia home. Whether you’re looking for a quiet, family-oriented community like Richmond Hill or the sophistication and flair of big city life like Savannah, there truly is something for everyone. Before you can make the best decision though, you need to know […]

How to Prepare to Become a Homeowner

How to Prepare to Become a Homeowner

Making the decision to purchase a home of your own instead of renting is one of the biggest and exciting changes you will make in your lifetime. There are a few things you should do in order to make the transition as easy as possible, starting with financial preparation, as well as mental preparation. Know […]

Holiday Travel; Keeping it Safe

Holiday Travel; Keeping it Safe

In addition to shopping and baking cookies, traveling to be with family and friends happens all throughout the Christmas season. No matter where you are or where you’re going, do it safely and even keep it fun with these holiday travel tips! Travel Early or Late Most holiday traveling is done between 9am and 12pm. […]

Location is Everything; How to Choose Your First Home Wisely

Location is Everything; How to Choose Your First Home Wisely

It’s highly unlikely you would choose where you want to buy your first home by closing your eyes and putting your finger on a map. While that route could certainly prove to be exciting, realistically there are many things you should consider before making such an important decision. Use these tips as a guide to […]

How To Maximize Your Homeowner Tax Benefits for 2013 Before The End Of The Year

How To Maximize Your Homeowner Tax Benefits for 2013 Before The End Of The Year

People are always looking for ways to get every dollar back they deserve at tax time and although the year is quickly coming to an end,  there is still time for homeowners to maximize their homeowner tax benefits for 2013.  Here are a few last-minute things you should consider squeezing in. 1. Pre-pay your property […]

Favorite Holiday Events in the Savannah Area

Favorite Holiday Events in the Savannah Area

It can be easy to lose sight of what the holidays are all about. Use this season to make the time for family, friends, and loved ones. Go ahead and put down the electronics and forget about all those to-do lists and errands. It’s a perfect time to create new traditions and to enjoy each […]

Budget Friendly Ways to Personalize Your New Home

Budget Friendly Ways to Personalize Your New Home

Congratulations on your new home! Now it’s time to start making it your own! Working with a budget? Well, never underestimate the idea of budget decor on a dime. With a few budget friendly touches, updates, or changes, any room can come alive with your personality. One of the cheapest ways to decorate a room […]

The 2nd Annual Savannah Festival of Lights 2013

The 2nd Annual Savannah Festival of Lights 2013

The Holidays are just around the corner and there’s no better way to start off the season than by bringing your family to this year’s 2nd Annual Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights on Hutchinson Island. Make sure you add this fantastic event to one of your many holiday checklists because here in Savannah, it’s one […]

5 Factors That Determine the Cost of Homeowners Insurance

5 Factors That Determine the Cost of Homeowners Insurance

These days insurance companies see home buying as a risk sharing partnership. So to make sure you find yourself in the higher protection class and be able to get the best offer to insure your future home, there are a few things to consider. The following 5 factors could have a huge impact on what […]

How to Make Your Small Bathroom Feel and Look Larger

How to Make Your Small Bathroom Feel and Look Larger

How do you make the most of your bathroom space if you don’t have a lot of it and when a full remodel is out of the question? Just breathe! It can be done! By making a few changes using minimalist and simplistic approaches, your bathroom will not only be more efficient, but will feel […]

Savannah Food & Wine Festival 2013

Savannah Food & Wine Festival 2013

The 2013 Savannah Food & Wine Festival is just around the corner! Y’all know what that means! Lavish dinners, tastings, and samplings of rare wines from around the world! Open your culinary interests by enjoying one of the cooking classes and demonstrations from many of the local dynamic chefs and various award-winning celebrity chefs that […]

Advantages of Selling Your Savannah Home in Winter

Advantages of Selling Your Savannah Home in Winter

When is the best time of year to sell your home? I hear this question more than you think. I always respond, without hesitation, anytime of the year is a good time to sell your home in the Savannah area! Winter for us is “the” advantage because we don’t have to wait for nice weather […]

3 Steps to Eye-Catching Bookshelves

3 Steps to Eye-Catching Bookshelves

Bookshelves aren’t just for encyclopedias anymore! Whether you want them to reflect your personality and style, or you’re preparing to list your home for sale, these three steps will help you re-style and capture attention. With home accessories easier to find these days and at reasonable prices, just a few simple changes can update the […]

Turtleween on Jekyll Island 2013 ~ A Family Halloween Event

Turtleween on Jekyll Island 2013 ~ A Family Halloween Event

Whether you’re a sea turtle enthusiast or just looking for a fun and entertaining way to celebrate Halloween with your little ones, head to Jekyll Island for Turtleween! This outdoor, family friendly event, now in its seventh year, features educational exhibits and fun activities for everyone to enjoy, and takes place on Saturday, October 19 at […]

Prevent Heat Loss from 3 Common Drafty Areas of Your Home

Prevent Heat Loss from 3 Common Drafty Areas of Your Home

Drafts are the largest source of heating and cooling loss in a home, leading to a waste in energy and rising electric bills. Use these tips to reduce the amount of heat loss and help prevent cool air from leaking in from the three most common sources. Fireplaces While fireplaces are a necessity to some, […]

When Should Renters Consider Home Ownership?

When Should Renters Consider Home Ownership?

Choosing to own your home instead of renting could be either cost effective or cost negative. Your financial position is the most important factor, but the state of the current real estate market and where it’s trending plays an important role too. Home ownership is not always the best option. Renters need to consider things […]

Cost Effective Home Renovation Projects

Cost Effective Home Renovation Projects

More than half (52 percent) of homeowners plan to make a home improvement or addition this fall, according to the Zillow Digs Fall Home Improvement Trend and Spending Survey.  Are you part of the majority?  Choose your renovation projects wisely or you’ll end up spending a whole lot more than you gain.  Of course, getting the […]

6 Gorgeous Countertop Ideas for Your Kitchen Makeover

6 Gorgeous Countertop Ideas for Your Kitchen Makeover

If your kitchen could use a bit of updating, one of the best places to start is the countertops. With such a large variety of styles, materials and colors to choose from, check out these ideas to help inspire your new design! Don’t leave out the functionality factor when choosing your kitchen countertop. You may […]

Fun Details of the Water Park Opening in Pooler

Fun Details of the Water Park Opening in Pooler

Residents from all around the Savannah, Ga area are excited about the announced plan to open a water park in Pooler next Spring. The water park will be the newest attraction to the Pooler Towne Center entertainment complex, which is already home to a roller skating rink, bowling alley, and the IMAX movie theatre! The […]

6 Richmond Hill GA Homes For Sale Under $200K

6 Richmond Hill GA Homes For Sale Under $200K

You get a lot more than just walls and roof over your head when you buy a home in Richmond Hill, Ga. You live a family-oriented lifestyle in a quiet community full of history and southern charm. Along with the simple scenic beauty provided by coastal Georgia living, Richmond Hill residents enjoy masterful local seafood, […]

Tips to Make Small Homes Feel Spacious

Tips to Make Small Homes Feel Spacious

The square footage of a home, no matter how large, only matters if you’ve made the most of the space, especially when you’re getting ready to put it on the market. Space is a commodity to most buyers, especially if your neighborhood is geared towards families like Richmond Hill, Ga. Even smaller homes can feel spacious […]

What to do In Savannah Over Labor Day Weekend 2013

What to do In Savannah Over Labor Day Weekend 2013

Labor Day weekend is such a fun time of year to be in Savannah or Richmond Hill, Ga. We’ve got so much planned in the area that no matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to do. Since Labor Day is just that, a day to refrain from labor, events like the Craft Brew […]

Tips for Home Sellers in Richmond Hill, Ga

Tips for Home Sellers in Richmond Hill, Ga

There are some things that don’t change when selling a home, regardless of the current housing market or even the economy. It’s these things that provide the starting point to selling quickly and getting the best price for your home. Use these tips as a guide to starting the process of selling your home in […]

3 Upcoming Family Friendly Events in Richmond Hill, Ga (August 2013)

3 Upcoming Family Friendly Events in Richmond Hill, Ga (August 2013)

One of the things Richmond Hill, Ga residents love about living here is the variety of things to do as a family. Whether it’s visiting one of the area recreational facilities, going on an outdoor adventure or delving into the cultural history, the small town charm is one of the area’s most attracting features and […]

4 Costly First-Time Home Buying Mistakes

4 Costly First-Time Home Buying Mistakes

The best home buying experience is one where all goes according to plan — the first house is the perfect house, acceptance of your first offer, and a smooth transition to signing on the dotted line. While the process is (almost) never that easy, there are things you can do as a first-time home buyer […]

5 Pool Designs to Inspire Your Own

5 Pool Designs to Inspire Your Own

While many of the communities here in Savannah have their very own gathering spot complete with an outdoor kitchen, entertaining space, and a pool, it can be even better to have one of your own (or at least think about it!) Whether adding one or updating yours is in your budget or not, it’s always […]

Savannah Introduces a New Cultural Event

Savannah Introduces a New Cultural Event

Savannah is home to over 200 festivals and events each year but there is always room for one more! Since the area is known for its cultural history, this new festival is a welcome addition to the line up and will bring musical events and over 100 artists to town for a two week period. […]

Prepping Your Home for Vacation is Your Ticket to an Actual Vacation

Prepping Your Home for Vacation is Your Ticket to an Actual Vacation

In order to really enjoy a vacation away from your home, you need to be able to leave your worries behind. By following the advice in today’s post, you’ll be well on your way to a vacation with less worry, knowing you’ve prepped in advance. While the Savannah area is known for its southern charm […]

4th of July Fireworks and Events in Savannah 2013

4th of July Fireworks and Events in Savannah 2013

The fourth of July is such a fun time to be in Savannah! You’re in store for firework celebrations and a variety of ways to spend not just July 4th, but the whole weekend. Throw in southern hospitality, charm, and a backdrop of scenery fit for movies, I can’t think of a better place to […]

Savannah listed on TripAdvisor's 2013 Travelers' Choice Top 25 Destinations in US

Savannah listed on TripAdvisor’s 2013 Travelers’ Choice Top 25 Destinations in US

If you know me, you know that I love Savannah. I may be a little biased but along with its rich history and southern charm,  I believe that  Savannah, GA  is one of the most beautiful places on earth and its residents live a lifestyle most folks dream about. So you’ll understand why I wasn’t surpried when I […]

Building Your Dream Home in Richmond Hill, Ga

Building Your Dream Home in Richmond Hill, Ga

There’s nothing more exciting than moving into a home that was custom built just for you. No matter how many times you’ve moved in the past, no matter where you’ve moved to, moving into your dream home is one of the most rewarding feelings you’ll have in your lifetime! Whether you’ve chosen the Savannah area […]

Tybee Island - Savannah's Beach

Tybee Island – Savannah’s Beach

Looking to soak up a little sun and enjoy the surf?  Bring the whole family to Tybee Island for some beach fun.  Just 20 minutes east of Savannah, Georgia, lies Tybee Island, the northeastern-most of Georgia’s Barrier Islands.  Tybee consists of a sandy beach on its eastern shore and a tidal salt marsh on its western shore. The interior […]

Discover Coastal Living in Savannah, Ga

Discover Coastal Living in Savannah, Ga

  The Savannah area lends itself to one of the most beautiful coastal living experiences you can have. It makes me truly happy to welcome new people into the Savannah area to experience a lifestyle most folks dream about. Think laughing kids on baseball/soccer fields, think jet skis and boating, think good schools and great […]

Savannah Civic Center Lineup for Summer 2013

Savannah Civic Center Lineup for Summer 2013

Located near Savannah’s Historic District sits a first-class entertainment venue that is home to about 900 events annually. The Savannah Civic Center draws people here for a wide variety of entertainment, sports, and cultural events, from large-scale concerts, conventions, exhibit and trade shows to theatre, ballet, comedy, and all types of music! Here are a […]

House Not Selling? Try These Tips

House Not Selling? Try These Tips

Houses linger on the market for a variety of reasons and if you’re one of those sellers, it may be time for a different strategy. Let’s start by assuming you’ve already done the basics like decluttering, cleaning, and sprucing up your curb appeal months ago when you listed it. Your home may look completely different […]

Savannah Holds an Undiscovered History Below Ground

Savannah Holds an Undiscovered History Below Ground

One of the reasons I love Savannah, and why I’m so proud to sell home’s here is because of the historical significance that can be found all across the area. That’s what makes this piece of Savannah news so exciting for me! It has been discovered that much more history is laying below the ground […]

Outdoor Kid-Friendly Attractions in Savannah

Outdoor Kid-Friendly Attractions in Savannah

Kids of all ages have a lot to choose from when living or vacationing in Savannah, from outdoor parks and playgrounds to water activities and attractions. Savannah is among the best places to raise a family, and has recently been named a “playful” city for the 4th year in a row! In fact, Savannah has […]

The 3rd Annual Miles for Meals 5K Run/Walk

The 3rd Annual Miles for Meals 5K Run/Walk

Savannah is a place that values older adults,  and as a community its residents know how to make a difference in the lives of senior citizens throughout Coastal Georgia. The 3rd Annual Miles for Meals 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 18, benefits the local Meals on Wheels program. The family-friendly event begins at 8 a.m. […]