Can You Sell a Probate House in Georgia?

As defined by the American Bar Association, probate is the legal process wherein the court appoints the Executor to administer the estate and distribute assets to the right beneficiaries. Even if your family member’s property has no will, it can still go through the probate process if someone files for it in court (a claimant). … Continued

3 Things You Should Never Do When Selling Your House in Atlanta

When you feel it has come time to put your home on the local market, there are certainly things you should avoid doing if at all possible. To prevent you from falling into these potential traps, let’s look at 3 things you should never do when selling your house in Atlanta. Price Your Home Inappropriately … Continued

How to Review Your Mortgage Closing Disclosure

Have you found the perfect house and are in the process of purchasing it via a mortgage loan? Here’s what you need to know before penning down your signature on the mortgage contract and closing disclosure. What Is a Closing Disclosure? Because of TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures or TRID Rules, your lender is obligated to provide … Continued

5 Tips to Sell a House That Needs Repairs in Atlanta

Some sellers feel that absolutely everything has to be picture-perfect before they can put their home up for sale, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Let’s take a look at these 5 tips to sell a house that needs repairs in Atlanta. Honesty Is the Best Policy When it comes time to put … Continued

Types of Insulations Your Georgia House Should Have

Sunny Georgia may not be the go-to destination for snow-loving travellers, but the chilly winter temperatures are cozy enough for many to want to live in the state permanently.  Given Georgia’s seasonal climates, HVAC and insulation systems have become a staple at maintaining that freshness and comfort in your home, come winter or summer. But … Continued

7 D.I.Y Home Staging Tips

Home staging is important when you want to entice interested home buyers faster. Even with the Coronavirus global pandemic, virtual home tours have proved to be a catalyst for plenty of home sales.  As reported by the National Association of Realtors (N.A.R.), home staging had a significant impact on a home’s days-on-market (D.O.M.). Homes that … Continued

The Difference Between Earnest Money and Downpayment

Earnest Money and Downpayment are terms you’re going to come across once you start scouting for homes. While both are given by the buyer in the form of cash or cheque, they are two totally different concepts in the world of real estate. Here, we lay out which factors separate earnest money from downpayment and … Continued