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Does Your Home Capture a Buyer’s Attention?

We’re an impatient bunch these days, we want what we want and we want it now. Real estate has been transformed by the internet and mobile devices; h...

Value in Use Matters Most When Buying a Home

Value in use matters most when buying a home; if the home fails to meet your requirements then why would you purchase it? With real estate, "value in ...

Does a Bedroom Require a Closet?

Does a bedroom require a closet? Does it require a window? Along with issues and questions regarding square footage (living area) of homes, room coun...

Historic Marietta homes

Autumn in Beautiful Historic Marietta

Historic Marietta is beautiful at any time of year, but especially in the Fall. Residents go all out for Halloween and adorn their homes with the most...

Cabinets Painted with a Roller in a New Home? No.

Building a new home can leave you scratching your head. We were when we saw cabinets painted with a foam roller...a first in my almost 30 years of rea...

Siding Problems, Leaks and Dumb (or Lying?) Agents

Lying or dumb? Sometimes it's hard to figure out if some agents are stupid or just bold faced liars. Here's a 700K home I showed that was described as...

The Cost of Living Around the Atlanta Area

The cost of living around the Atlanta area varies of course depending on a number of factors. Here's a site that allows you to set a number of variabl...

How’s the Housing Market in These 5 Atlanta Suburbs?

Here's a look at the housing market in 5 Atlanta suburbs.  This data is through 2nd Qtr 2017 and considers Marietta, Alpharetta, Suwanee, Cumming and...

Should Buyers Allow Sellers Stay in the House After it Closes?

Should buyers allow sellers to stay in the house after it closes? This is a more common request than many realize and it can quickly become something...

Southeastern Designer Showhouse – Buckhead

This past spring Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles produced the Southeastern Designer Showhouse in the heart of Buckhead. A James Means designed home benef...