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…

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…

Helping Sellers have a “Happy Closing” starts in the beginning

You have probably seen lots of photos like this one. The photo shows genuine happiness on the face of the seller.  And you can tell that we are happy to be working together. This did not happen by accident! If you are planning on selling a home and looking to work with a Realtor®, here are four tips to…

Waterford Green: An East Cobb Classic

Sold 01/07/2019 Two days on market! I am excited about my newest listing in Waterford Green. Research shows that many of today’s buyers are very busy and want to purchase a home that is renovated and reflects today’s  trends.  With this in mind, the sellers decided to totally renovate their home before putting it on…

My Real Estate Journey

Starting something new as we get older can be challenging, yet rewarding. It’s hard to believe that I am into my fourth  year as a real estate agent.  Approaching a new career in this season of my life has taken me new places and allowed me to meet new people. I am more confident now…

Home for Sale: New Bedford

New Bedford is an East Cobb swim & tennis subdivision located on Lower Roswell Road between Johnson Ferry, Timber Ridge, and Willeo Roads in Marietta, Georgia.  Homes in this neighborhood rarely go on the market, primarily because it boasts one of the most coveted school districts in East Cobb:  Mount Bethel Elementary (a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence),…

Where is East Cobb?

Voted the Best Place to Live in Georgia in 2016, by Money Magazine, the East Cobb Blog wants to know…exactly where is East Cobb?  Families with children move to this area to take advantage of some of the best public schools in Georgia, just one of the multitude of factors that have been used to…