Podcast: How Does a Sudden Death Impact a Real Estate Closing?

The sale of a home is a very personal and often emotional event. While buyers are excited to have finally found the perfect property, sellers are saying goodbye to a home–and all of the treasured memories they enjoyed there. This experience can be further complicated by family situations, health concerns, and unfortunately, a sudden death….

Homestead Exemption

If you purchased a home in 2019. You had lots of important things to do. Don’t forget to file for your homestead exemption before April 1.

Thank You!

Thank you for your referrals and business in 2019. I’m honored to be a part of my client’s lives as they made moves that placed them where they needed  to be.  I helped some families sell precious estate homes, some moved for better schools; while others made moves toward retirement, the perfect dream home, or…

Feeling badly about letting go of household items…DON’T

Got too many useful household items, too much useful furniture, but it’s not useful to you any longer? Feeling badly about getting rid of it….DON’T. Donate to charity. Your donation may mean the world to someone in need. I work with lots of home sellers and buyers who have been in the same home for…

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…