Why Selling Your Home During the Holidays is Smart

While it may seem quite unconventional to consider selling your home during the holiday season, we’ve got FIVE reasons why it’s actually a very smart choice  1. Buyers are Serious  Many people think ‘serious’ buyers only come around in the spring, and this just isn’t true When sellers choose to wait until the spring market for more buyers, they’re actually missing out on the opportunity to sell their home much faster. In the spring time, more homes are on the market, creating more inventory & more competition, therefore, buyers have more options. When a buyer is moving around the holidays,…

Avoiding The Bad Contractors & Scams That Follow The Big Storms

When large storms hit, especially over large Metro area’s like Atlanta, the sudden influx of calls to roofing and other contractors can overwhelm even the largest companies. Times like these present scammers with many opportunities to catch desperate homeowners unaware and take their money before they know what happened. Many scammers are door to door solicitors … …

Why Some Skylights Leak While Others Don’t

Who doesn’t love skylights? Done properly, skylights look great and are an excellent source of natural sunlight. However, make a mistake during installation or fail to maintain them, and your dealing with leaks. Skylights Aren’t Leaky By Nature To prevent leaks, it’s important to know their causes. From improper installation to debris buildup and damage, leaking skylights … …

Determining the Major and Minor in a Home Inspection

Hiring a home inspector is a critical part of the home-buying process. Today, it is unthinkable that anyone would buy a home without bringing in an inspector. Worth their weight in gold, home inspectors provide an experienced and objective assessment.  Yet because of this objectivity, the home inspector will report all problems relating to the home that falls within their scope. From trivial issues that can be quickly cleared up to stomach-wrenching deal breakers, the inspection report will equally report problems that the next homeowner – you – will inherit from the previous owner. How can you distinguish between problems that are…