What is a SCADPAD?

11 Apr

If you only click one link today, it should be this one:

SCADpad | Home.

Students of Savannah College of Art & Design brought big plans in small spaces to life.  These innovative creators were tasked with utilizing a parking structure in Atlanta to create an inspirational and sustainable community that proposes an answer to the growing urban housing challenges cities are facing around the world.  These student designers worked for 10 months to develop and create micro living spaces right down to every last detail, from architectural footprint to custom furniture and to even include home remote control.

Oh, any by micro living, I mean 135 square feet! The project was unveiled yesterday and you can watch the journey unfold by searching for #scadpad on your social media sites. Students will actually be living in these spaces and documenting their experiences.

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Welcome to the South, y’all!

10 Apr

Jeff is smiling on the inside, I swear!

Sharon & Jeff  just bought a new place on the Islands to escape to from the frozen Ohio area.  Congrats and thank you so much!

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Cute & Quirky Cottage in Thunderbolt – 3204 College Street

3 Apr

This is a super cute, eclectic & quirky cottage in Thunderbolt with 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, dining room, big open kitchen, Florida Room, side entry porch with laundry room and a great yard on a corner lot. Home features refinished hardwood floors, tile in bathrooms, fireplace, lots of closet space and renovated kitchen. Owner has made lots of updates & upgrades and it’s kind of a rare find at a great value in Thunderbolt. Would be perfect for a SCAD student or professor, an SSU student or professor, or someone looking to live in a safe, off the beaten path neighborhood that really is only about 12 minutes to everything. Only$139,000. Principal & Interest payments would only be around $650 and taxes and insurance are nominal…BONUS: not in a flood zone. A quick stroll to Tubby’s or Tortugas, a nice bike ride to Historic Bonaventure Cemetery. Watch the tide go in and out on the Wilmington Island River, throw your kayak in at the marina and explore the marshes, or trek through the dairy farm to the prayer flag trail.

Property Features:

3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Separate Dining Room

Open Kitchen

En-Suite Bathroom in Owner’s Bedroom

Glass Sunroom on Front of Home

Screened Porch off of Kitchen

Fireplace

Drive Under Carport

Refinished Hardwood Floors

Wooden Blinds

Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Ceramic/Marble Floor Tiles in Baths & Kitchen

Tile Counters & Backsplash

Imported Talavera Accent Tiles

Chair Railing

Imported Talavera Sink

Fenced Back Yard

Corner Lot

Average Electric Bill: $129/mo

Average Utilities: $43/mo

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7 Reasons To Own A Home

31 Mar

If you have never owned a home you may not be aware of the benefits. Here is a list of 7 good reasons:

  1. Tax breaks. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, as well as some of the costs involved in buying your home.
  2. Appreciation. Real estate has long-term, stable growth in value. While year-to-year fluctuations are normal, median existing-home sale prices have increased on average 6.5 percent each year from 1972 through 2005, and increased 88.5 percent over the last 10 years, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. In addition, the number of U.S. households is expected to rise 15 percent over the next decade, creating continued high demand for housing.
  3. Equity. Money paid for rent is money that you’ll never see again, but mortgage payments let you build equity ownership interest in your home.
  4. Savings. Building equity in your home is a ready-made savings plan. And when you sell, you can generally take up to $250,000 ($500,000 for a married couple) as gain without owing any federal income tax.
  5. Predictability. Unlike rent, your fixed-mortgage payments don’t rise over the years so your housing costs may actually decline as you own the home longer. However, keep in mind that property taxes and insurance costs will increase.
  6. Freedom. The home is yours. You can decorate any way you want and benefit from your investment for as long as you own the home.
  7. Stability. Remaining in one neighborhood for several years gives you a chance to participate in community activities, lets you and your family establish lasting friendships, and offers your children the benefit of educational continuity.

Oatland Island – Just Listed!

29 Mar

I have a great new listing on Oatland Island.

312 Sandy Springs Rd.

Savannah, GA 31410

MLS 120935

  • Benefits & Features Include:
  • 3 Bedrooms & 2.5 Baths
  • wood, tile & carpet
  • separate dining room
  • screened porch
  • open kitchen
  • bar
  • fireplace
  • 2 car, side entry garage
  • fancy owner’s suite with sitting area
  • owner’s en suite bathroom with dual vanity
  • owner’s walk in closet
  • owner’s suite private deck
  • great Oatland Island location
  • flood elevation certificate: AE (very low cost)
  • termite bond
  • chimney cleaned & inspected 2014
  • new bath tub in owner’s bath
  • new bath tile in guest bath
  • new deck off of owner’s bedroom
  • & more

$199,500

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Ab Fab Condo at The Merritt – Under Contract

28 Mar

My buyers got a sweet deal on a 3 bedroom 2 bath split floor plan condo at The Merritt on Whitemarsh Island. This unit features a separate dining room, breakfast bar, crown molding, new paint and carpets, built ins, screened porch off owner’s bedroom, dual closets & vanity, beautiful bay windows and a serene wooded view. The community is gated and features billiards table, fitness center, car wash, swimming pool, club house, business center and more. A great community for professionals, those seeking maintenance free living on the Islands and a perfect vacation home!

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You Get One Chance To Make A First Impression

24 Mar

You get one chance to make a first impression so improving your curb appeal is a smart move for sellers. There are so many ways to spruce up the appearance of your home that can be quick and inexpensive. Even if you aren’t planning on moving any time soon, a few changes can be just the spice you need to fall in love with your home again. There are oodles of ideas to give your home-sweet-home a face lift and here are a few to help get your creative juices flowing.

  • Add big, bold house numbers. It’s so easy to swap out house numbers, and this one thing can make a huge impact. Echo your house style in the numbers you choose — a clean sans serif font for a modern house, hand-painted tiles for a cottage, aged copper for a Prairie-style home etc.
  • Paint the front door. A front door that pops can be hugely cheering and add a new dimension of character to your home.
  • Add fresh porch furniture. We Southerners love to live outside and a pair of matching rockers, Adirondack chairs or a swing is a must when you have a front porch that is visible from the street.
  • Swap out porch lighting. Try replacing tiny sconces with a big, statement-making pendant light, add recessed lighting beneath the eaves or install solar lights along the front walk.
  •  Sizzle with Red accents. Red has such vibrancy; a little goes a very long way. Try a bright red bench, planter or mailbox to add zing that can be seen from across the street.

Do some hardscaping. Built-in concrete planters, a low stone wall or new paths are all great ways to add structure to your front yard that will last for many years to come.

Spruce up the side yard. Camouflage an eyesore with attractive fencing, clear out weeds and lay out a neat path to the backyard.

Add depth with a fence. A low fence around a property not only adds a welcome boundary between a hectic street and a private space, but it also makes the front yard seem larger.

Grass won’t grow? Don’t want to mow? Replace your lawn with flowers. Dig up part or all of your front lawn and plant perennials instead for a lush landscape that sets your house apart.

Repair the driveway and paths. Cement, stone and pavement all can split and crack over time. Repairing or replacing damaged areas can do wonders to freshen up your home’s street view.

Paint the garage door. The garage takes up a lot of visual space, so it pays to make sure it looks its best.

Refinish the porch floor. If your porch floor has seen better days, renew it by stripping off old layers of paint and finish, and brushing on stain or paint.

Add a shiny new door knocker. Gorgeous hardware (plus a glossy paint job) can make even the plainest door look very classy.

Try a unique front door. A really eye-catching front door can be just the thing to give a plain exterior a big dose of personality. Whether it’s supersleek and modern steel or a beautifully detailed Craftsman Style door, it can set the tone for the entire house.

Match plantings to your house style. Let the plants and pots you choose reflect the style of your house for a cohesive look. Accent a modern home with succulents and spiky-leafed plants in simple round pots, or surround your cottage with lush beds of flowers

Echo the architecture with paths. Another way to accent the style of your home is by repeating the lines of the architecture in the paths and landscaping surrounding it. Wide, angular paths echo the geometry of the modern home here.

Create curb appeal even in the city. When you live in the city, it can be hard to personalize your home’s exterior. Work with what you have by adding neat window planters, glossy black shutters, good lighting and clearly visible house numbers.

Does Moving Up Make Sense?

17 Mar

 

These questions will help you decide whether you’re ready for a home that’s larger or in a more desirable location. If you answer yes to most of the questions, it’s a sign that you may be ready to move.

  1. Have you built substantial equity in your current home? Look at your annual mortgage statement or call your lender to find out. Usually, you don’t build up much equity in the first few years of your mortgage, as monthly payments are mostly interest, but if you’ve owned your home for five or more years, you may have significant, unrealized gains.
  2. Has your income or financial situation improved? If you’re making more money, you may be able to afford higher mortgage payments and cover the costs of moving.
  3. Have you outgrown your neighborhood? The neighborhood you pick for your first home might not be the same neighborhood you want to settle down in for good. For example, you may have realized that you’d like to be closer to your job or live in a better school district.
  4. Are there reasons why you can’t remodel or add on? Sometimes you can create a bigger home by adding a new room or building up. But if your property isn’t large enough, your municipality doesn’t allow it, or you’re simply not interested in remodeling, then moving to a bigger home may be your best option.
  5. Are you comfortable moving in the current housing market? If your market is hot, your home may sell quickly and for top dollar, but the home you buy also will be more expensive. If your market is slow, finding a buyer may take longer, but you’ll have more selection and better pricing as you seek your new home.
  6. Are interest rates attractive? A low rate not only helps you buy a larger home, but also makes it easier to find a buyer.

The Worst Things You Can Do Before Buying A Home . . .

10 Mar

Cynics may scoff, but getting under contract on the right home can turn even the most stoic shopper into a bit of a dreamer. From paint colors to planting a garden, picturing yourself in that property is critical for many buyers.

But leave a little room for pragmatism. Remember that getting pre-approved for a mortgage and even under contract isn’t a guarantee. That prefix is there for a reason. Loan pre-approval is not loan approval.

You’ll have more hurdles to clear before a lender legally commits to funding your home loan. Buyers who don’t know any better can inadvertently add obstacles to that path, or even kill the entire deal between contract and closing day.

Some missteps can be costlier than others. Here’s a look at five of the worst things you can do before buying a home.

1. Go Credit-Crazy

It’s almost become cliché in the mortgage industry, but the warning still bears repeating: Don’t buy a truckload of furniture until after your loan closes. The prohibition goes beyond sofas and settees,  avoid obtaining credit for any major expense, such as a car, a boat or, yes, a new bedroom set.

Be careful with even minor expenses. If you absolutely need to obtain new credit or accrue debt before closing, talk with your loan officer as soon as possible.

New payments are going to affect your monthly debt-to-income ratio (and residual income on a VA loan), and not in a good way. Hard inquiries on your credit report could also lower your credit score. That might hurt your interest rate if you haven’t locked or even knock you out of qualifying range all together.

2. Shuffle Dollars and Cents

Lenders will scour your most recent bank statement as part of the pre-approval process. It’s not like they forget about it after that. They’ll take another look at your assets and bank records again during the underwriting process.

You’ll need to explain any unusual deposits or withdrawals. Lenders will require clear documentation and a paper trail if you’re putting gift funds toward a down payment or closing costs. Stuffing a wad of undocumented cash into your account is going to raise some red flags.

3. Get Behind on Bills

Having a late payment hit your credit report before closing can devastate your deal. Payment history comprises about a third of your credit score.

One solitary 30-day late payment can clip 60 to 110 points from your credit score. Maybe not a huge deal if you had an 800 score, right?

Possibly. But if that 30-day late blemish is a mortgage or rent payment, some lenders will boot your application altogether. Many will require at least 12 consecutive months of on-time payments to qualify for a home loan.

4. Co-Sign on a Loan

Co-signing a loan is arguably a bad financial move whenever you make it. But it’s especially risky during the mortgage lending process. It means you’re financially liable for someone else’s debt.

Yes, that someone else might be the most responsible person on the planet. Lenders will still need to factor that new monthly obligation into your overall affordability profile. Adding one more debt to the list could stretch too thin your debt-to-income ratio and assets.

5. Changes in Employment

Probably goes without saying, but losing your job is going to be a big problem. Even job-hopping can present some major hurdles. Lenders crave stable, reliable income that’s likely to continue.

Lenders are likely to slam on the brakes if you take a new job in a different field. Or if you decide to start your own business. Or even if you get a promotion but see some or all of your income shift to a commission basis.

The bottom line: Any change to your employment is significant. Keep your loan officer in the loop, and ask questions when in doubt. The last thing you want is to waste time and money on a home loan you’re never going to get.

Throughout the mortgage process, it can also be helpful to monitor your credit scores for changes so you can know whether you need to address any problems. To do that, you can use a free tool like Credit.com’s Credit Report Card, which updates your credit scores and an overview of your credit report every month.

This article was written by Chris Birk and originally published on Credit.com.

Brand Spankin’ New Listing in Georgetown!

4 Mar

55 Beaver Run Savannah, GA 31419

MLS 120086

$159,900

FEATURES:

All brick 3 bedroom 2 bath with 2 car garage and workshop with brand new roof. Well maintained and loved landscaping and yard with large covered patio in back yard. Interior of home has hardwood floors, ceramic tile and some carpet. Kitchen has updated cabinets and counters, peak-a-boo window with eat-in breakfast area and separate formal dining room. Dining room has glass french doors and chair moldings. Living room has a vaulted ceiling, lots of natural light and wood burning masonry fireplace. Bathrooms have been updated and are squeaky clean, one even  has a new skylight. Laundry room just off garage with pantry.

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Feng Shui 101

3 Mar

Whether you have been practicing Feng Shui for years or never heard of it, here are a 5 Feng Shui concepts to help a home sell.

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  • Pay special attention to the front door, which is considered the “mouth of chi” (chi is the “life force” of all things) and one of the most powerful aspects of the entire property. Abundance, blessings, opportunities, and good fortune enter through the front door. It’s also the first impression buyers have of how well the sellers have taken care of the rest of the property. Make sure the area around the front door is swept clean, free of cobwebs and clutter. Make sure all lighting is straight and properly hung. Better yet, light the path leading up to the front door to create an inviting atmosphere.
  • Chi energy can be flushed away wherever there are drains in the home. To keep the good forces of a home in, always keep the toilet seats down and close the doors to bathrooms.
  • The master bed should be in a place of honor, power, and protection, which is farthest from and facing toward the entryway of the room. It’s even better if you can place the bed diagonally in the farthest corner. Paint the room in colors that promote serenity, relaxation, and romance, such as soft tones of green, blue, and lavender.
  • The dining room symbolizes the energy and power of family togetherness. Make sure the table is clear and uncluttered during showings. Use an attractive tablecloth to enhance the look of the table while also softening sharp corners.
  • The windows are considered to be the eyes of the home. Getting the windows professionally cleaned will make the home sparkle and ensure that the view will be optimally displayed.

7 Bathroom Remodeling Trends

27 Feb

What’s trending in bathroom remodels? Houzz recently released its 2014 Winter Bathroom Trends Study showing the top bathroom remodel preferences of more than 7,500 home owners in the U.S. and Canada. The report shows that 60 percent of home owners are targeting the master bathroom for their bathroom remodels. The two main drivers for their remodels: To upgrade features and fixtures as well as to make space more functional.

Here are some of the growing trends that emerged from the Houzz report:

#1 Goodbye, bathtubs. The bathtub is starting to move out of the master bathroom. More than four in 10 – 43 percent – are forgoing a bathtub in the master bathroom, according to the report.

#2 Frameless glass is “in.” The majority of the home owners surveyed say they prefer glass shower enclosures and frameless glass. Glass block is “out,” according to the report.

#3 Let there be lots of light. Adding light was one of the top goal for home owners with their bathroom remodels, from adding windows to skylights to LED lights in the showerhead.

#4 Showing showerhead preferences. Rain and multiple showerheads are the clear choice for home owners under 45, while the 55-plus age group tends to prefer hand showers and sliding bars.

#5 Seeing white. White cabinets are the top choice in master bathrooms (with medium and dark wood coming in No. 2 and No. 3, respectively). Maple is the most common type of wood used, followed by cherry and oak.

#6 Silver bling. Silver-tone faucets remain the most popular, with brushed nickel topping the list. Polished chrome is also popular, while brushed bronze came in as the least popular choice for current bathroom remodels.

#7 Unique powder rooms. The powder room is getting more unique features than other bathrooms. Hardwood floors, wallpaper, pedestal sinks, and furniture-like cabinets are more commonly used in these spaces than in other bathrooms.

 

 

7 Bathroom Remodeling Trends. reposted from Realtormag.com by Melissa Dittmann Tracy

New Listing: 201 E. 60th Street Savannah, GA 31405

2 Jan

This home is just so fabulous! Check out all of the great features:

  • Fantastic Midtown Location/Ardsley Park Area
  • Corner Lot/Double Lot
  • 30 Year Architectural Shingles
  • Additional Blown-In Insulation
  • Privacy Fenced
  • Deck
  • Storage Building/Garage
  • Iron Wrought Front Door
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Slate Floors in Kitchen
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Extra Deep Garden Sink
  • Mudroom
  • Fresh Paint
  • Crown Molding
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Flex Space (Yoga Room/Office/Studio/Playroom)
  • Two bedrooms & 1 Bath Downstairs
  • 1 Bedroom/Loft & Bath Upstairs
  • New Carpet Upstairs
  • Jetted Garden Tub
  • MLS 117450

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There’s No Place Like Home!

31 Dec

Shawnna is an ER nurse and is well deserving of some R-n-R in her beautiful new home. Even here in this picture she seems to be shutting her eyes and clicking her heels together…There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home! Thank you and congrats Shawnna!

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Inspiring Fireplaces

23 Dec

I love the cold weather this time of year. It really gets me in the spirit. You know what is the best compliment to a cold day? Well, warming yourself next to a crackling fire of course! Whether your fireplace is working or non-working, epic or quaint…or even non-existent, here are a few that yule just love..and maybe this will provide some last minute inspiration to give your fireplace a quick Holiday makeover before your guests arrive.

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Our Holiday Expectations & Realizations…

19 Dec

What we imagine the Holidays will look like:

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What the Holidays really look like:

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Under Contract! 7 Austin Drive Savannah GA 31419

16 Dec

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Greenbriar Children’s Center Annual Gift Wrapping Fundraiser

15 Dec

It’s that time of year again! If you are shopping for gifts, or need something wrapped, come see me! I will be in the Macy’s court at the Oglethorpe Mall tomorrow, Monday the 16th from 1-7. Please stop by and I will wrap your gifts for a very minimal fee. All proceeds go to the Greenbriar Children’s Center.

 

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Under Contract – 20 Tara Manor Savannah GA 31406

9 Dec

Short sale property accepted, approved and under contract!

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Under Contract – 3005 Leonard Street Thunderbolt GA 31404

3 Dec

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My 2013 Thanksgiving Toast

28 Nov

 

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite Holidays. I love my family and the way we celebrate. I thought I would share a silly & sentimental toast I wrote:

I hope that today your blessings are many,

 the wine flows aplenty,

football is on your television,

and that the cooks need little supervision.

Maybe today you can cuddle up with a good book,

and the conversation isn’t full of political gobbledygook.

I hope that there is lots to be thankful for

your faith in humanity restored..

I hope that on this Thanksgiving day,

your love is near,

your home filled with cheer,

and your heart is twice as full as your belly.

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Cheers to Chelsea!

25 Nov

Chelsea is an ER nurse. She is also a trooper. Chelsea had to endure the government furlough, but was able to close on her very first home! Chelsea, thanks for your patience! I’m so happy for you! I love seeing young people’s hard work pay off!

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Chelsea closed on Halloween and here she is modeling her pumpkin boppers in her new place :)

Chelsea closed on Halloween and here she is modeling her pumpkin boppers in her new place :)

Total Steal on this South Side Townhouse – 66 Hidden Lake Court Savannah GA 31419 MLS 114454

22 Nov

Hey guys I need your help! This is an awesome townhouse with low amenity fees that is convenient to St. Joseph’s/Chandler, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Oglethorpe Mall, Savannah Mall and Hunter Army Airfield. Surely you know someone who might know someone?

66 Hidden Lake Court Features:

  • 2 bedrooms/2.5 baths
  • (dual owner’s suites)
  • 1371 square feet
  • does NOT require flood insurance
  • bamboo hardwood floors
  • neutral colors
  • serene wooded back yard with deck
  • fireplace
  • laundry room
  • storage room
  • community pool
  • convenient South Side location
  • $75,000
  • Short Sale: Easy short sale, no crazy waiting. I’m in direct contact with the Asset Manager. The asking price is $75,000 but there is some flexibility.

Call me to schedule a showing!

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Congratulations Tim & Jenni!!!

21 Nov

Tim, Jenni & I have been on quite the ride. I first met the Carey’s a few years ago when they relocated here from blustery Michigan. I helped them find a home while they settled in. Then last year they decided they were ready to buy again. They chose to build a brand new home, and it is gorgeous!! I have to say there were a few challenges on this transaction but in the end everything was great and some of the nicest people I have ever met got a beautiful home. Cheers guys!

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7 Douglas Court Bloomingdale GA 31302 – Price Improvement

10 Oct

 

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  • Seller has improved price to $139,900
  • Seller will give new appliance allowance (up to $1000 at Sears with builder discount pricing)
  • MLS number 110434

More Benefits & Features include:

  • NEW ROOF
  • NEW WINDOWS
  • WOOD FLOORS
  • DECK
  • NEW STORM DOOR
  • ALL BRICK
  • NO HOA
  • PRIVACY FENCED BACK YARD
  • 2 CAR GARAGE
  • 3 BEDROOMS
  • 2 BATHROOMS
  • ABOUT 2 MILES FROM POOLER CITY LIMITS

 

New Listing – 3005 Leonard Street Thunderbolt GA 31404

8 Oct

Fantastic opportunity in Thunderbolt!! This is a rare find featuring over 1800 square feet three bedrooms, 2 baths, living room-dining room combo, den, florida room/sunporch, new roof and detached garage on a corner lot.  Sellers are looking for a quick sale, so bring all offers! List price is $145,000.

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New Listing – 66 Hidden Lake Court Savannah GA 31419

4 Oct

Check out this townhouse I just listed! It is a 2 bedroom 2.5 bath with bamboo floors and serene wood view. Convenient to Armstrong, Hunter Army Airfield, hospitals, shopping and highways. Community features a swimming pool and low amenity fees. It’s priced at $75,000 and is a short sale . Don’t worry though…this is a short sale through Res.Net, which means BPOs have been completed, the negotiator is already asigned and seller documents are already on file. Make an offer and we will have a response in less than a week. No waiting around for months on end like other short sales!

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Home sweet home!

2 Oct

Congrats to Christopher!! He just closed on his first home. He got a smokin’ deal and a great interest rate. He made a smart investment in a great neighborhood. All the best in your new digs, Chris!

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Congrats to Andrea & Jon!!

25 Sep

The big wait is finally over and these two (and their furbabies) are moving into an amazing property. Congrats guys, I wish you many happy years and memories in the new place!

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Under Contract – 210 Opus Court

24 Sep

This is brand new construction in Pooler. Fabulous 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath end unit townhouse is cheaper than rent!

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Under Contract – 640 Park Place

20 Sep

Awesome, like-new home sits in a quiet Ellabell neighborhood. Property backs up to a fantastic recreational park with running track, nature trails, soccer fields and more.

 

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New Listing – 13013 Largo Drive

18 Sep

This home is big enough for the Brady Bunch! Five bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, formal living room, family room with vaulted ceilings and dining room. And…the icing on the cake? Corner lot with swimming pool!

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Best Week Ever…

17 Sep

Meet Shari & Spencer. They are the proud new homeowners of a fantastic property in a peaceful neighborhood with lush, mature trees. Oh, and guess what else? They are brand new grandparents and welcomed their first granddaughter into the world this week. New house, new grandbaby..I think you could say, best week ever!

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439 Archer Way – Under Contract

13 Sep

The livin’s easy in this laid-back home in Guyton.  Quiet, woods-y and just minutes to the Ogeechee River.

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Cutie Craftsman Bungalow – Under Contract

11 Sep

I walked through this house a few years ago and fell in love. Low and behold it came up for sale again and some very good friends will be the new homeowners. Congrats guys!!1309 e 48- croped

Under Contract! – 1 Kingfisher

10 Sep

I’m very pleased to say that my beautiful listing at 1 Kingfisher is under contract!

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Community Karma

28 Aug

Community Karma

I have had countless blessings and want to share the love with my community. If you know anyone thinking of buying or selling, please put me in touch!

Does Your REALTOR Have Their Own App for Android & iPhone?

26 Jul

Does your REALTOR have their own app? I do and I offer this free to all of my buyers and sellers and their friends and family. Thinking about buying a home? Want to keep up with the sales in your neighborhood? Curious about your neighbor’s home that just came on the market? Have you ever driven by a house for sale and wanted info, but didn’t have the time to stop? Or maybe you’re just the ‘hands-on” type.  Whether you are an active buyer, seller, or just curious, this app is super cool and very useful!

Guess what else? You are invited to try it for free.  There is absolutely no cost to you, ever.  This application is linked directly to the MLS – so no more nightmares from sites like Trulia and Zillow with out-of-date information. It’s like keeping a Realtor in your pocket, information available when you want it, just turn it off when you don’t! Another cool feature is the ability to explore the finance side of real estate through a couple of taps on the screen. Give it a try, you can always delete it– but I guarantee you, you won’t!

  • First, go to either the Android Market/Google Play or the App Store on your Android or iPhone device.

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OR

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  • Next, search for “homescouting” and download.

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  • Your VIP code is: 9122240460

 

 

 

 

 

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Under Contract! 7 River Walk Drive

23 Jul

Great Wilmington Island condo under contract. Fantastic buy on this 3 bedroom 2 bath open floor plan condo with screened porch, just minutes to the beach and downtown.

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New Kids On The Block!

17 Jul

Happy dance, happy dance! Amy & Steve welcome home! SO happy for you!!

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Open House – Sunday July 14 4-6

12 Jul

7 Douglas Court Bloomingdale GA 31302

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  • Seller has improved price to $154,900
  • Seller will pay $3,500 to buyer’s closing costs
  • Seller will give new appliance allowance (up to $1000 at Sears with builder discount pricing)
  • Qualifies for 100% Financing through USDA

More Benefits & Features include:

  • NEW ROOF
  • NEW WINDOWS
  • WOOD FLOORS
  • DECK
  • NEW STORM DOOR
  • ALL BRICK
  • NO HOA
  • PRIVACY FENCED BACK YARD
  • 2 CAR GARAGE
  • 3 BEDROOMS
  • 2 BATHROOMS
  • ABOUT 2 MILES FROM POOLER CITY LIMITS
  • MLS 110434

 

 

Happy Homeowners!

8 Jul

So excited for Nate & Charlotte, who just closed on their first home! Congratulations and here’s to many happy years in your new home!!

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Price Improvement to 7 Douglas Court, Bloomingdale GA

3 Jul

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  • Seller has improved price to $154,900
  • Seller will pay $3,500 to buyer’s closing costs
  • Seller will give new appliance allowance (up to $1000 at Sears with builder discount pricing)
  • Qualifies for 100% Financing through USDA

More Benefits & Features include:

  • NEW ROOF
  • NEW WINDOWS
  • WOOD FLOORS
  • DECK
  • NEW STORM DOOR
  • ALL BRICK
  • NO HOA
  • PRIVACY FENCED BACK YARD
  • 2 CAR GARAGE
  • 3 BEDROOMS
  • 2 BATHROOMS
  • ABOUT 2 MILES FROM POOLER CITY LIMITS

Congratulations Margaret!

28 Jun

Margaret is a transplant all the way from Illinois and just closed on her new home in Pooler.

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Under Contract – 1605 E 50th Street

26 Jun

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Under Contract – 1212 Crawford Way

24 Jun

Cute little HUD house under contract. With a little TLC this will be a happy home again!

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Under Contract! 7891 US Highway 80 East

21 Jun

This gorgeous home is under contract and being purchased by some of my favorite clients!

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Congratulations Dennis!

19 Jun

Another happy homeowner! Dennis bought a wonderful waterfront home out of foreclosure.

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Local Economic Indicator Report from AASU

17 Jun

page-0If you have any trouble reading this, feel free to download from the link provided.

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New Listing – 7 Douglas Court, Bloomingdale, GA

14 Jun

Wonderful family home features:

  • All brick
  • New roof
  • New windows
  • 2 car garage
  • Open floor plan
  • Wood floors
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Baths
  • Privacy fenced yard
  • Deck
  • Good schools
  • Convenient to Pooler Parkway
  • Convenient to I-95
  • Convenient to I-16
  • $159,000

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