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    Hidden Renovation Costs That Could Blow Your Budget

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | March 14, 2017

    You love your home, but it’s time for a facelift. Remodeling is a big investment and it can disrupt your daily life for months or longer. Before you start knocking out walls, make sure you have carefully planned your renovation project by getting a contractor’s estimate up front. However, pay close attention to the bottom line. There... Read More

    Saving for Your Dream Home While Renting

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | February 15, 2017

    Saving for Your Dream Home While Renting If you’re renting, but desire to own a place of your own, you’re not alone. Only one in 10 people who rent said they prefer renting over owning. Home ownership is viewed as an accomplishment to be proud of or a dream come true. However, the biggest barrier to achieving... Read More

    Consequences Of Missing A Mortgage Payment

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | January 13, 2017

    A mortgage is an important financial commitment that homeowners make and the payment is often the most expensive in the household budget. From time to time people may suffer from financial stress and be tempted to skip a mortgage payment to make ends meet. Below is valuable information on why it is imperative to keep... Read More

    Tips To Shorten The Home Buying Process

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | December 23, 2016

    The home buying process is just that. A process. It requires time, patience, knowledge of the steps involved and most importantly, having the best professionals to partner with! If you are a home buyer with time constraints though, you might be wondering how you could speed up the process. You’re in luck, as this article... Read More

    Holiday Home Staging

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | December 13, 2016

      As a home seller during the holidays, home staging can be challenging. Part of home staging is having just the right amount of décor displayed without taking the focus away from the best features of the home.  Too much can make the home look cluttered and too little can make the home look drab and uninviting. Below... Read More

    4 Home Buyer Mistakes NOT To Make With Holiday Gift Money

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | December 6, 2016

    Don’t make these mistakes with money you are gifted for a home. One of the most important things for a home buyer to prepare for is the down payment on a mortgage. Some home buyers may be fortunate enough to be receiving monetary gifts this holiday season to put towards there home. With gift money,... Read More

    2016 Holiday Festivities In Savannah And Richmond Hill

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | November 30, 2016

      As the holiday season begins, many people look forward to the events and activities in the local area. Savannah and Richmond Hill do a fantastic job spreading holiday cheer! Below are just a handful of the exciting things to look forward to this season! December Nights and Holiday Lights Take a beautiful walking tour of the Coastal Georgia Botanical... Read More

    DON’T DIY THESE HOME IMPROVEMENTS: Essential Advice For Homeowners

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | November 22, 2016

    DIY projects in some cases are more affordable, but some projects should be left to the professionals. With the easy access of DIY videos and articles, homeowners may have more confidence to tackle home maintenance projects. DIY projects in some cases are more affordable, but some projects should be left to the professionals. Changes Made... Read More

    How To Overcome Closing Date Delays

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | November 15, 2016

    Common reasons why a home closing could be delayed, and how to help prevent it. The entire home buying process entails a lot of time and decision making. When it comes down to the real estate closing, it can almost seem like everything is finally in the clear. Unfortunately, as with most things, not all... Read More

    3 Tips For Staging Your Home If You Have Kids

    By Client Care Marianne McGinnity | November 14, 2016

    Guest article by Alexis Craig – Mocha Homes. There are a lot of benefits to staging a home — it sells faster and for more money — but if we’re going to be honest, a perfectly staged home isn’t a practical home. Meaning, a perfectly staged home is impossible to live in, especially with children.... Read More