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Do Recession Proof Homes Exist?

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Do Recession Proof Homes Exist? Buying a home is a huge investment. People spend years saving for a sizable downpayment, usually aiming for 20% to avoid paying mortgage insurance.  A huge chunk of time is spent on researching different housing markets.  During the process, homebuyers examine local factors that will ultimately either drive value into…

2019 Savannah Housing Market

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2019 Savannah Housing Market The housing market can be full of ups-and-downs, but due to a tremendous growth in the city’s economy, the Savannah housing market has reaped some serious benefits for both buyers and sellers.   Savannah-Specific This USA Today article describes Savannah as incredibly affordable for such a well-known historic district. And, despite…

The Pros and Cons of Homeowners Associations (HOA’s)


Pros and Cons of Homeowners Associations Perhaps one of the most debated aspects of neighborhood living is infamous homeowners associations (aka the HOA). A quick Google search of “pros and cons of homeowners associations” will bring up thousands of results. Although the phrase “HOA” may typically be said negatively, they do provide numerous benefits to…

The Most Common Home Inspection Mistakes

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The Most Common Home Inspection Mistakes Towards the end of the purchasing-of-a-house process, there comes the “ home inspection stage.” During this crucial step, both buyers and sellers make a few big home inspection mistakes. According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, of which many professionals are certified, a standard home inspection includes 10…

How to Know When You’re Ready to Buy a House

How to Know When You’re Ready to Buy a House If you find yourself debating whether you should finally take the plunge and you’re ready to buy a house or sign another year-long lease on your rental, then this blog post is for you.  Renting has many advantages depending on your stage in life, commitments, and overall lifestyle….

Open House Red Flags

Open House Red Flags

Open House Red Flags When you’re on the hunt for your next home (or your first home), you’ll probably find yourself at a few open houses. Photos do a good job at depicting a house in the most eye-catching and marketable way, so open houses are the chance to see the home in “real life.”…

Know What to Look for at an Open House

What to Look for at an Open House - Maureen Bryant

Making the Most out of Open Houses When searching for your next (or first) home, you probably have a good idea about the major details, such as the bedroom number and that dream kitchen. Although the photos on a listing can really make or break a house, the experience of walking through that front door…