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A Few Things You Need to Know About Earnest Money When Buying a Home

When you are getting ready to buy a home, it is important that you understand the concept of earnest money and how it will impact the purchase of the home. Earnest money is actually an important part of the home buying process, and your Atlanta real estate agent can help you understand the various reasons […]

Duffy Realty Renewed My Faith in the Home-Buying Process

I began my home search in November 2010 with the expectation that I would find something in six months. After a frustrating experience, I hired a new real estate agent. Things went from bad to worst. Not only did I did not find a house, I even lost my earnest money. I was determined to […]

Finding The Home That You Love

Just like people searching for a soul mate on a personals match website, when searching from your next dream home, like the ad says, “it’s ok to look online”. The first time people see a home is not when they physically view it, but when they see it online. Search websites like REALTOR.com, Trulia, Zillow, […]

What to bring to closing.

Before Closing 1. Order your optional survey within 7 days of closing. 2. Decide if you want owner’s title insurance. Tell the closing attorney at closing or before. 3. Order Homeowner’s Insurance – call the closing attorney at least 7 days before closing with your insurance agent’s name and phone number. Hand deliver the original […]

Top 10 Blunders that could cost you when purchasing a home.

Blunder #1 – Trying to time the market to buy or refuse to buy. There no accurate prediction when it is the right time to buy a home. If you got lender approval and ready for home ownership, then do it. All the time waiting to time the market, you could be building equity, getting […]

Ideas For Sellers To Think About…

Just had a lengthy conversation with a seller who had used an agent from another company on their last full-priced listing. The listing expired 4 days ago. We discussed the following which I want you to be aware of: 1. The seller made is own website and it was able to be linked as the […]

What To Do And Bring For A Real Estate Closing In Georgia

Before Closing 1. Order your optional survey within 7 days of closing. 2. Decide if you want owner’s title insurance. Tell the closing attorney at closing or before. 3. Order Homeowner’s Insurance – call the closing attorney at least 7 days before closing with your insurance agent’s name and phone number. Hand deliver the original […]