Dream Closets for Any Home

By Gretchen Hornsby, East Cobb homeowner It was December of 2018 when we heard the crash. My husband and I were sitting in our home office late one night when we heard something rip from the wall in our master bedroom closet. Then came the toppling of racks, clothes, and boxes. Opening the door, we…

Another Home SOLD!

I have been working a lot with empty nesters lately. As a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), I am well-versed in the challenges that 55 + home owners may encounter. I recently listed and sold a beautiful home in Waterford Green subdivision. Listing a home in October was challenging ,as we did not have the…

The Gift of Connecting

A Gift for Mom…. Whatever will we give my Mom for Christmas? She has limited space in an assisted care home. What would she enjoy? Many of you may face the same challenge for gift giving. Every year at Christmas we try to think of something that she would enjoy and use. This year we…

Happy Holidays!!!

I love this time of the year. There is so much giving going on with charities all around us. We have donated clothes, gifts, and our time. I love the holidays as we connect with friends and family. During the holiday season, celebrate and take time for that extra hug and make those visits count….

Maximum Conforming Loan limit hits $510,000 in 2020!

Big news for mortgages! The Federal Housing Finance Agency recently announced that it is raising the conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In most of the U.S., the 2020 maximum conforming loan limit will be raised to $510,400, up from 2019’s level of $484,350. This marks the fourth straight year that the…

Deck the Halls: Shop the Latest in Holiday Style at Casabella

I love shopping local when I can, and am thrilled to see all of the Christmas items in Casabella as well as beautiful jewelry, housewares, and other items.  I enjoyed my last visit there so much that I wanted to feature them on my blog. Whether you have an extensive holiday collection, or are just…

Beyond Granite: Countertop Choices for Today’s Kitchens and Bathrooms

When it comes to choosing material for your countertops, granite has been the standard for quite a while now. Fortunately, it isn’t the only option that offers both durability and style for your kitchen and bathrooms. With a little bit of research, you can select the material that gives your home a fresh, updated look…

Walton High Drama Presents Matilda!

Here is a quote from the star, Shelby Holihan, who is playing Matilda: “I love playing Matilda because she is such a fun character and I have loved learning how to do a British accent! My favorite thing about the show is the music. The songs are so fun and catchy!”  Allison Dobo, Technical Director…

A Spooktacular Halloween in East Cobb

With Halloween less than a week away, things sure are getting spooky around East Cobb! I love how spirited our community is during the fall. It is so much fun to drive through town and see the creative displays in neighborhoods and businesses. Halloween isn’t complete without a visit to Rick’s Farmer’s Market, where you…