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11 02, 2020

Housing Affordability Looks to be Less of a Hurdle

2020-02-10T14:52:08-05:00Home Buying, Home Ownership, Home Selling|

There are many ways to look at housing affordability in Cherokee or Cobb County—but if you’re a typical prospective homebuyer, the one that makes a real difference isn’t found in the real estate statistics.  The truly decisive “affordability” factor is the dollar amount of the mortgage payment that goes with the price of the home. It’s either affordable or it isn’t.

4 02, 2020

This Gesture Makes for Gracious Cherokee and Cobb County House Selling

2020-02-05T14:09:28-05:00Home Ownership, Home Selling, Real Estate Investing|

When you first begin thinking about house selling, most Cherokee and Cobb County sellers are rightly focused on getting the property in top shape, establishing a solid relationship with their Cherokee or Cobb County Realtor®, and making some key decisions (like what the optimal asking price should be). In other words, laying out a practical strategic house selling game plan.

28 01, 2020

For Cherokee or Cobb County Homeowners, Insurance Drama Saves Money

2020-01-29T12:48:03-05:00Home Ownership, Home Selling, Real Estate Investing|

The headline promised “Ways to Dramatically Lower Your Home Insurance Costs”—there were six of them—and indeed, it was followed by some sage economic advice. Insurance isn’t often accompanied by high drama, but CNBC’s website can be forgiven for the hyperbole. The guidance for Cherokee or Cobb County homeowners was useful.

10 12, 2019

Gen Xer Resilience Shown by Cobb and Cherokee County Real Estate

2019-12-09T14:37:29-05:00Fun Things, Home Buying, Home Ownership, Home Selling|

By now, just about everyone in Cobb and Cherokee County looks back on the last decade’s housing bust with a lot less consternation than heretofore—time can do that (as well as the recovery of temporarily lost value). For some Cobb and Cherokee County homeowners, the temporary nosedive in Cobb and Cherokee County real estate values was little more than an uncomfortable learning experience.

3 12, 2019

Cobb and Cherokee County Real Estate Investing Without Pop-Up Ads

2019-12-04T12:00:12-05:00Home Buying, Home Ownership, Real Estate Investing|

Few Cobb and Cherokee County residents who spend much time online have avoided the unnerving experience of having their screens populated with ads aimed at them, personally. Whether the culprit is Google or Facebook or one of the otherwise-useful apps, it’s close to impossible to avoid having your personal preferences noted and exploited by the omnipresent web snoops.