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. [...]

Tips for Richmond Hill, Ga Home Sellers

Tips for Richmond Hill, Ga Home Sellers

Because Richmond Hill, Ga is a secluded, family-oriented community just 20 miles from Savannah, it’s a popular place for many home buyers. Rich in history and southern charm, residents of this fast-growing community enjoy the simple scenic beauty provided by coastal Georgia living, great local seafood, recreation facilities, historic points of interest, fishing, shopping, dining [...]

Benefits of Retiring in Savannah

Benefits of Retiring in Savannah

You’ve probably thought about what your retirement days would look like since you hit thirty! You’ve probably thought about where you would retire, what activities you might get involved in, what dreams you might finally make come true; and the list goes on. For anyone who is considering retiring in charming Savannah, you’ll have a [...]

Mother’s Day In Beautiful Savannah, Ga

Mother’s Day In Beautiful Savannah, Ga

Spending Mother’s Day in beautiful Savannah, Ga. might include walking the cobblestone streets gazing at the amazing architecture and gorgeous spring gardens, sightseeing Savannah’s treasures, or enjoying dinner at one of the city’s fine local eateries. Savannah is well known for catering to the delights of its guests.  If you are looking for a unique and rejuvenating day Mom will never forget,  think [...]

Savannah Port Tours ~ Explore the Savannah River

Savannah Port Tours ~ Explore the Savannah River

Guided tours are among the best ways to discover so much of what Savannah has to offer, from stunning natural beauty and magnificent architecture, to fascinating history and warm southern hospitality. In fact, Old Town Trolley Tours ranks up there with the best, but it’s missing just one thing; a tour of the Savannah River [...]

Kick Off Tybee Island’s Sea Turtle Nesting Season with the 5K Turtle Trot

The Savannah and Richmond Hill, Ga areas have many annual events and activities to celebrate every holiday and special occasion you can think of…and then some! Join in one of the most fun events, the 9th annual 5K Turtle Trot, and kick off the start of Coastal Georgia’s sea turtle nesting season in Tybee Island, [...]

6 Outdoor Kitchens to Inspire Your Next Update

6 Outdoor Kitchens to Inspire Your Next Update

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

The Best Moves For Home Sellers In Today’s Real Estate Market

The Best Moves For Home Sellers In Today’s Real Estate Market

Thinking of selling your Savannah or Richmond Hill area home? To get your best price you need to finesse your timing, list competitively and match your marketing strategy to local real estate conditions. So what are the best moves for home sellers to make now? According to a recent CNNMoney article, you should consider the [...]

Why I'm Proud to be a Part of Richmond Hill's 'Homes of Integrity'

Why I’m Proud to be a Part of Richmond Hill’s ‘Homes of Integrity’

If you know me, you know that I have very strong family values. That’s one of the reasons why I’m so proud to be a part of Richmond Hill‘s very own Homes of Integrity Construction; because they take pride in building the best designed new homes, with your family and community at the forefront of [...]

Selling Your Richmond Hill, Ga Home

Selling Your Richmond Hill, Ga Home

Living in Richmond Hill, Ga is appealing to people partly due to the area’s overall charm, atmosphere, and southern lifestyle. Today’s real estate market presents a great opportunity for the many buyers out there, with interest rates still near record lows! As an agent who has helped hundreds of families make their home in Georgia, [...]

Family Easter Events Around Savannah 2013

Family Easter Events Around Savannah 2013

Do your children look forward to Easter every year for the egg hunts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, fun Easter baskets, and other activities that only happen this time of year? Well get them ready because Easter week in Savannah is full of things to do and family activities! Pet Photos at Oglethorpe Mall On [...]

5 Home Design Ideas to Refresh for Spring

5 Home Design Ideas to Refresh for Spring

If you’re a homeowner, chances are you think of cleaning and refreshing the spaces in your home come Spring time. Well, that time is just about here and I’ve got a few design ideas that you can do in an afternoon to update the look and feel of your home. Here in Savannah, we’ll be [...]

St. Patrick's Day in Savannah ~ a Weekend Full of Events

St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah ~ a Weekend Full of Events

Savannah has its very own style when it comes to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and you’ll find an entire weekend of events planned to let you get your green on and appreciate the Irish heritage! The 189th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the highlight of the weekend, but there are a variety of additional [...]

Thinking About Making The Move From Renter To Home Owner? Now May Be The Time!

Thinking About Making The Move From Renter To Home Owner? Now May Be The Time!

The number of renters who plan to become home owners took a big leap in the past year. A survey by PulteGroup reports that about 6 in 10 renters plan on buying a home in the next two years. Housing affordability is at record levels and mortgage interest rates remain low, while rents, on the [...]

10 Family Friendly Annual Events in Savannah

10 Family Friendly Annual Events in Savannah

Savannah manages to pack a lot in during the year, with over 200 festivals and events! With so many different things to do and see in our area, it can be hard to decide when is the best time to visit or which weekends to plan ahead for. Here is a list of ten of [...]

Open House Tips for Savannah Home Sellers

Open House Tips for Savannah Home Sellers

As the Spring season gets closer, buyers will be kicking their house-hunting efforts into high gear, making it the perfect time to plan for an open house. Holding an open house is an effective way to get a lot of eyes on your property at once, and since it’s less formal than a private, scheduled [...]

Tax Time Tips For Homeowners

Tax Time Tips For Homeowners

It’s that time of year when millions of Americans gather up their W2s, 1099s, and other various forms to file their federal income tax. For many Savannah and Richmond Hill homeowners, the effort of itemizing is well worth it at tax time to take advantage of tax breaks. According to a recent Fox Business article, [...]

4 Beautiful Wedding Locations in the Richmond Hill, Ga Area

4 Beautiful Wedding Locations in the Richmond Hill, Ga Area

There are so many beautiful places you can choose as the backdrop for your wedding day in the Richmond Hill, Ga area. Located just 20 minutes from Savannah, Richmond Hill is flowing with history and southern charm, and has a simple scenic beauty that can only be provided by coastal Georgia. If our area is [...]

Home Buyers Final Walk Through Checklist - Before You Sign on the Dotted Line

Home Buyers Final Walk Through Checklist – Before You Sign on the Dotted Line

The final walk through is an important step in the overall transaction of buying a home; it’s the time when you literally walk through the home you’re about to sign on the dotted line for to make sure any and all negotiations during the process were carried out. If things needed to be fixed, replaced, [...]

4 Valentine's Day Events in Savannah

4 Valentine’s Day Events in Savannah

Classic Southern charm, live oaks draped with moss, beautiful squares, and the riverfront are just a few reasons why Savannah is one of most romantic cities you can spend Valentine’s Day in. Whether you are a resident of our area or are choosing Savannah as the place to get away for the weekend, there are [...]

Winning Super Bowl Party Foods

Winning Super Bowl Party Foods

Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest food consumption day of the year, behind Thanksgiving, so whether you’re preparing to host or attend a Super Bowl party this weekend, 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 [...]

Increase the Re-Sale Value of Your Home With These 5 DIY Improvements

Increase the Re-Sale Value of Your Home With These 5 DIY Improvements

No matter where you live, if you’re getting ready to put your home up for sale, there are things you can do that will increase the overall value of your home, which leads to a higher listing price. The key though is to do the work you are capable of on your own so the [...]

Savannah Restaurant Week

Savannah Restaurant Week

Savannah, Georgia offers a taste of coastal living in a charming setting filled with beautiful squares and fountains, historic buildings, unique shops and galleries, and award-winning restaurants. Here in Savannah, you’ll find restaurants that offer everything from the  freshest of seafood to mouthwatering steaks and most everything in between – for every taste or occassion, you’ll find [...]

5 Kid-Friendly Attractions in Savannah

5 Kid-Friendly Attractions in Savannah

Spending time with your children outside of the house doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Luckily, here in Savannah, there are loads of places you can take them that have minimal admission prices! No matter what your kids interests are, they’ll have fun visiting the area’s attractions and they might even learn something…just don’t tell [...]

18 Things to do in Forsyth Park, Savannah

18 Things to do in Forsyth Park, Savannah

One of the reasons that Savannah is named “The Most Beautiful City in America” is because of the many parks! Forsyth Park has become one of the most popular places to visit in Savannah and for good reason. Not only is it breathtaking even on a rainy day, the fountain at the north end of [...]

What Buyers Are Looking For in Today's Real Estate Market

What Buyers Are Looking For in Today’s Real Estate Market

As a result of the way the recession has changed the real estate market and the economy overall, there are a few changes to what buyers are looking for, whether they are moving to another state or just across town. Today’s buyers are more focused on their ability to save money in the long run, [...]

8 New Restaurants Introduced to Savannah in 2012

8 New Restaurants Introduced to Savannah in 2012

Each new year brings about change, and this past year was no exception here in Savannah! 2012 brought about 8 new additions to the Savannah restaurant scene, each one with its own unique draw for residents and visitors alike. 1. a.lure Located in the heart of the historic district, this downtown Savannah GA Restaurant’s contemporary [...]

Visit Savannah To Experience 2 US Islands Where Summer Lasts All Year Long

Visit Savannah To Experience 2 US Islands Where Summer Lasts All Year Long

Winter is officially upon us and you may find yourself reminiscing and longing for a warm day in the sun at the beach. If the weather outside is frightful in your neck of the woods perhaps it’s time for a visit to the Savannah area of Coastal Georgia, where two of our nearby islands were recently listed in FoxNews’  “8 US [...]

Easy and Affordable Ways to Update Your Home

Easy and Affordable Ways to Update Your Home

While time and your budget don’t always allow for a complete home makeover, there are some easy and affordable ways to bring new life to the spaces in your home.  From re-purposing furniture items to creating focal points and adding touches of modern decor, your home can feel new again! Creative Re-uses When you think [...]

Protecting Your Home While on Vacation

Protecting Your Home While on Vacation

With the Holidays approaching, you may be on the road soon to visit family and be with friends. Even if your trip doesn’t feature a lengthy dash over a river or through the woods, you’ll want to take some precautions to secure and protect your home while you are away. •Set the thermostat. Don’t turn [...]

Savannah's Holly Jolly Holiday Trolley

Savannah’s Holly Jolly Holiday Trolley

Gather your family and friends and join in the fun on Savannah’s Holly Jolly Holiday Trolley!  2012 marks the 15th year for this trolley tour, where you will be entertained and amused by the CAST of Old Town Trolley Tours as you drive through the beautiful historic district of Savannah and Hutchinson Island. You’ll hear [...]

Savannah Georgia - One Of Top 50 Major Metro Areas for Projected Percentage Growth

Savannah Georgia – One Of Top 50 Major Metro Areas for Projected Percentage Growth

Savannah, Georgia provides the perfect blend of old-world charm with an eclectic, trendy vibe. Savannah has been named America’s Greenest City by Travel + Leisure, a Conde Nast Traveler Magazine’s Top 10 American Travel Destination, and is on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Nightlife Scenes in the USA. Add to that, a recent [...]

Annual Holiday Events in Savannah

Annual Holiday Events in Savannah

The holidays are a wonderful time to be in the Savannah, Ga area and there are a variety of annual holiday events you can participate in to celebrate this time of year.  Everywhere you look you’ll find an abundance of holiday cheer with lights, decorations, and of course the classic Southern charm our area is [...]

Christmas Tree Farms Near Savannah

Christmas Tree Farms Near Savannah

People of all ages look forward to this time of year – the anticipation of Christmas, decorating the house, listening to holiday music, the holiday scents that fill the air, and of course heading to a Christmas tree farm to choose the perfect tree!  Here’s a list of the places you can go near Savannah [...]

7 Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving at Home

7 Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving at Home

We’re just two days away from Thanksgiving so you’re probably deciding on the final details of your plan to celebrate.  In last week’s blog I gave you recipes for desserts and side dishes that would the the perfect completion to the largest meal of the year, whether you’re the host or the guest! Are you [...]

Which ‘Green’ Improvements Will Help Sell Your Home?

Which ‘Green’ Improvements Will Help Sell Your Home?

If your Richmond Hill or Savannah home is currently on the market, or if you’re getting ready to put it on the market,  it is important to do everything you can to give it a competitive edge. Home buyers value green improvements that make a home healthier, more comfortable and save on operating costs.  Homes that are [...]

Complete Your Thanksgiving Meal with These Desserts and Side Dishes

Complete Your Thanksgiving Meal with These Desserts and Side Dishes

Each year as Thanksgiving gets closer and closer, I can’t help but anticipate what the day will bring; family and friends together, football, tea, and making recipes that were handed down from my grandmother and great-grandmother!  You can never seem to have enough sides or desserts to accompany the turkey, ham, or other main meat [...]

Arts On The Coast Fall Art Show and Gallery Grand Opening - Richmond Hill, GA

Arts On The Coast Fall Art Show and Gallery Grand Opening – Richmond Hill, GA

Just 20 miles from popular Savannah, Georgia, residents of Richmond Hill enjoy simple scenic beauty, historic points of interest, great shopping and dining, and much more. This weekend many of them will celebrate the ARTS ON THE COAST  Fall Art Show and Gallery Grand Opening. The weekend will be full of opportunities to view new original works by talented [...]

Update Your Kitchen for Under $2000

Update Your Kitchen for Under $2000

Whether you want to update your home to give it a new life you can enjoy for years to come or you’re preparing to put it up for sale, a kitchen remodel is one of the best value-enhancing investments you can make.  By choosing the right upgrades and finishes, you can achieve the greatest visual [...]

Savannah Rock ‘n Roll Marathon

Savannah Rock ‘n Roll Marathon

Savannah’s historic district’s getting a boost from around 15-20,000 of their closest friends at the second annual running of the Savannah Rock ‘n Roll Marathon Marathon & Half Marathon heads downtown November 3. Locals will enjoy beating Friday’s rush of out-of-town runners by attending the pre-race Health & Fitness Expo Thursday for hourly giveaways and a free concert on [...]

17 Halloween Safety Tips for Children and Pets

17 Halloween Safety Tips for Children and Pets

Halloween in Savannah is one of the most anticipated times of the year for kids because of all of the candy, treats, decorations, parades, and haunted things to do.  Halloween is also one of the most dangerous times for pets, mostly for the same reasons.  In order to make sure Halloween is safe and fun [...]

Build A New Home or Buy An Existing Home - Which Is Best For You?

Build A New Home or Buy An Existing Home – Which Is Best For You?

So you’re ready to take advantage of all that the Savannah and Richmond Hill, Georgia area has to offer its residents and buy a home here…As a home buyer you’ll need to think about whether you should purchase an existing home or build a new one. How do you decide which is the better choice?   You’ll need to consider your budget, [...]

Home Ownership is Good for Your Credit

Home Ownership is Good for Your Credit

Among the many reasons why owning a home is a smart decision, the way it can affect your credit ranks right up there at the top.  Did you know that home ownership can actually help to make already good credit even better?  This is true when pay your mortgage payments on a timely and regular [...]

Turtleween on Jekyll Island 2012 ~ A Family Halloween Event

Turtleween on Jekyll Island 2012 ~ A Family Halloween Event

Whether you’re a sea turtle enthusiast or just looking for a fun and entertaining way to spend the day with your little ones, Turtleween will be one of the most memorable ways to celebrate Halloween.  This outdoor, family friendly event, now in its sixth year, features educational exhibits and fun activities for everyone to enjoy, and [...]

Tybee Island Pirate Festival

Tybee Island Pirate Festival

Get in touch with your inner pirate as swashbucklers of all ages will disembark on the islet paradise of Tybee Island, Georgia, located just 20 minutes east of historic Savannah, for the 8th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Festival, October 4th through the 7th. The frivolity, fun and food kick off Thursday with the Buccaneer’s Ball [...]

How to Use Light to Improve Your Home's Interior

How to Use Light to Improve Your Home’s Interior

There’s nothing worse than trying to read, cook, entertain, or change in a poorly lit space.  In fact, not only does a lack of the proper lighting make it difficult to do things, it can completely change the look of a room.  Good lighting is not always at the forefront of your mind…until you don’t [...]

Richmond Hill's Annual Garden Club Pumpkin Patch

Richmond Hill’s Annual Garden Club Pumpkin Patch

If you have little ones, the start of the fall season means playing in the fallen leaves, picking out pumpkins to carve, getting out the Halloween decorations, deciding what creature or monster or princess to be this year, and the list goes on!  A favorite family event for so many here in Richmond Hill, Ga [...]

Welcome Autumn With Container Gardens

Welcome Autumn With Container Gardens

The weather here in Richmond Hill and Savannah, GA is perfect for enjoying the outdoors throughout much of the year. But as summer makes way for fall, you may find that your landscaping is beginning to lose much of its luster and that your plantings are simply not as colorful and vibrant as they once [...]