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Transitioning to a Smaller House? 4 Tips for Downsizing smoothly in Atlanta

Atlanta GA - It has been 25 years for me and finally my child is out of the house. Do you hear the parade playing in the background? I am so excited but how am I to go from a 4 bedroom to something smaller.  If you are like me the thought of selling your home and transitioning into something smaller may have crossed your mind. You have more space than you really need. Or perhaps you want to minimize your lifestyle and shrink your carbon footprint. Whatever your reason for downsizing is an extremely important transitional moment, you can rest assured that moving into a smaller home will not cramp your style. Making a more modest space work doesn't have to be difficult. Hopefully, these tips can help you make the transition with ease.

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Selling Your Atlanta Home: Is a Real Estate Agent Needed?

Venturing into the area of real estate as a buyer or seller without a real estate agent can be a territory full of unknowns for you.

While you'll want to consider your knowledge level in real estate before moving forward with the process, your real estate agent may be able to disseminate some of the details for you and make the moving process a little more straightforward. The following are a few ways a real estate agent will be able to assist you with their expertise and hopefully help you understand the process a little better.

Diving Into Legal Language

Whether you're buying or selling, it's very exciting to go through the final processes of a home sale, but a real estate agent can help you understand the legal jargon in the final agreement. The...

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Atlanta Homeowners: 3 Easy Ways to Put Aside a Bit of Extra Cash So You Can Pay off Your Mortgage

If your personal budget is similar to many other people's budgets, your home mortgage payment is by far the largest expense that you pay for each month. In fact, this payment may easily account for 20 or 25 percent or more of your take-home income. It is very understandable that you may be focused on trying to pay this expense off as early as possible.

By focusing on this payment, you can build equity and may be able to achieve financial security a lot more quickly. You simply have to find a way to put aside a bit of extra cash regularly so that you can make extra payments, and there are few easy ways that you can consider to take care of your Mortgage faster without breaking your bank.

Use Your Tax Refund


First, if you are one of the...

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Is Repainting Necessary when Selling Your Atlanta Home?

To Repaint or Not to Repaint Before Selling, That is the Question... Here's Why the Answer is Yes!

Selling a home can require a certain amount investments that need to be taken into account. Repairs and replacements to appliances are an example of costs necessary to sell a home and are obviously thought of. Many sellers tend to forget about painting their home with a fresh layer of paint. There are some differing opinions on whether repainting the house you’re going to sell is really worth the cost, but it's one of those investments that can pay off if you paint your house correctly and follow these steps below.

Make An Incredible First Impression

First impressions always matter when it comes to selling your home. The way people...

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Selling Your Atlanta Home: Reasons Why Hardwood Flooring Should Be Renovated

There are many reasons why selling your home would be an issue, your hardwood floors shouldn’t be one of them. While this can be a difficult renovation to complete than many other household renovations, here are five reasons you may want to move your Hardwood Floors up on the renovation list.

Improve your Home’s Market Value

There may be a few things that a potential home buyer will be willing to fix in a new home, but your hardwood floors are unlikely to be something they will want to replace right away. Many people who are selling their Atlanta home usually find it harder to sell when the buyer sees that your hardwood floors are in bad condition. By upgrading your hardwood floors before you decide to sell and fixing your hardwood floors before...

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