September 2012

Many times when putting a home on the market for sale, the seller needs to update or replace a few key items so the home has that special feel buyers are looking for.  Therefore staging the home is important.  In the attempt to maximize the staging effect, we usually ask the seller to provide a small staging budget ($100 ... [Read more]

Your home is finally under contract and the appraiser is coming…what do you do?   Just like when your home was for sale, make it as easy as possible for the appraiser to get into your home.  Work around their schedule and let them come at their convenience.  They will need around an hour to measure ... [Read more]

If you are familiar with Woodstock, you probably have missed seeing the large America flag that flew at the corner of Highway 92 and Hames Road at the Jeep dealer before it closed several years ago. In July, the America flag was back flying and it is a very large one. It looks beautiful against the blue sky.  I get to enjoy ... [Read more]

Recently listed a home for sale that’s about 15 years old.  As I was walking through the home with the owner, I complimented on the new bathroom tile floor.  She laughed and replied “it’s Pergo”.  My first thought was this is tile how can it be Pergo and started asking questions.  Again she told me it was ... [Read more]

Don’t wait for your college football team on Saturday to tailgate! Downtown Woodstock GA is again hosting First Friday tonight with a theme of Great Downtown Tailgate. Wear your favorite team’s gear as merchants stay open late during the 6pm to 9pm event. According to Patch, below are some of the highlights of the celebration. ... [Read more]

So what is an “active adult neighborhood“?  Most folks think of that picture we have all seen…a couple with graying hair in the swimming pool or maybe on bikes, a group of couples playing miniature golf or having a barbecue.  In Metro Atlanta active adult neighborhoods mean that and more so we wanted to address some of those ... [Read more]

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