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    Maximizing Your Home Sale: A Guide to Selling in the Spring Market

    By John Durham | April 16, 2024

    As the winter chill gives way to the vibrant blooms of spring, the real estate market comes alive with buyers eager to find their dream homes. If you’re considering selling your home, the spring season offers a prime opportunity to showcase your property in its best light and attract motivated buyers. In this blog, we’ll... Read More

    Georgia Calling: 5 Compelling Reasons to Make the Move

    By John Durham | April 9, 2024

    Are you considering a change of scenery and looking for a place that offers a mix of Southern charm, vibrant culture, and diverse opportunities? Look no further than Georgia, the Peach State, where an array of benefits awaits those seeking a new place to call home. In this blog post, we’ll explore five compelling reasons... Read More

    Home Ownership is a Key to Building Wealth

    By John Durham | March 28, 2022

    The link between financial security and homeownership is especially important today as inflation rises.  But many people may not realize just how much owning a home contributes to your overall net worth. As Leslie Rouda Smith, President of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), says: “Homeownership is rewarding in so many ways and can serve as a vital component in achieving... Read More

    The Average Homeowner Gained More Than $55K in Equity over the Past Year

    By John Durham | March 23, 2022

    The Average Homeowner Gained More Than $55K in Equity over the Past Year If you’re a current homeowner, you should know your net worth just got a big boost. It comes in the form of rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. Today, you’re building that... Read More

    The Many Benefits of Homeownership

    By John Durham | March 23, 2022

    The Many Benefits of Homeownership The past two years have taught us the true value of homeownership, especially the stability and the feeling of accomplishment it can provide. But homeownership has so much more to offer. Here’s a look at a few of the non-financial and financial benefits of owning a home. If you’re looking to... Read More

    Navigating a Market Where Multiple Offers is the New Normal

    By John Durham | March 15, 2022

    How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal If you’re thinking of buying a home today, you already know that the number of homes available for sale is low. But what does that really mean for you? As a buyer, low housing supply coupled with high buyer demand means you should be prepared to navigate... Read More

    More People Are Planning To Buy a Home Soon

    By John Durham | February 25, 2022

    More People Are Planning To Buy a Home Soon While some homeowners may be tempted to hold off until spring to list their houses, you should know – homebuyers aren’t waiting. Demand is high today as more people are trying to beat rising mortgage rates. As a result, eager buyers are entering the market or moving their... Read More

    Wait Until Spring? Not in This Market

    By John Durham | February 21, 2022

    More People Are Planning To Buy a Home Soon While some homeowners may be tempted to hold off until spring to list their houses, you should know – homebuyers aren’t waiting. Demand is high today as more people are trying to beat rising mortgage rates. As a result, eager buyers are entering the market or moving their... Read More

    Are You Ready To Fall in Love with Homeownership?

    By John Durham | February 15, 2022

    Financial benefits are always a key aspect of homeownership, but it’s also important to understand that the nonfinancial and personal benefits are why so many people genuinely fall in love with their homes. When you own your home, you likely feel a sense of emotional attachment because of the comfort it provides, but also because it’s a... Read More

    Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers

    By John Durham | January 31, 2022

    Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers If you’re thinking about selling your house in 2022, you truly have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at your fingertips. When selling anything, you always hope for strong demand for the item coupled with a limited supply. That maximizes your leverage when you’re negotiating the sale. Home sellers are in that exact situation... Read More