5 Reasons You Need a REALTOR®

5 Reasons You Need a REALTOR® 1. A real estate transaction is complicated. In most cases, buying or selling a home requires disclosure forms, inspection reports, mortgage documents, insurance policies, deeds, and multi-page government-mandated settlement statements. A knowledgeable guide through this complexity can help you avoid delays or costly mistakes. 2. Selling or buying a […]

12 Microwave Hacks That Will Change Your Cooking Game

I never realized just how much I relied on my microwave until I didn’t have one. When I moved into my first adult apartment and discovered it wasn’t equipped with one, I was panicked. Suddenly, tasks that had been so simple became annoyingly complicated: I had to dirty a whole pot if I wanted to melt butter, […]

9 Interior Painting Tips for the DIY Painter

Many homeowners possess basic painting preparation. They know that it’s important to use drop cloths, painters tape and stir paint thoroughly. But did you know that a golf ball can help maintain paint quality, or that microwaving paint tape can make it more manageable? With most DIY painting projects, knowing a few additional painting techniques […]

5 Budget-Friendly Design Tips For Your Home

Appreciate the home you have and make it the home you love with a few easy-to-implement design tips.   Updating your home is not only a way to increase property value, but it is also a means to create an environment and atmosphere that is welcoming and refreshing to you and your entire household. There […]

7 Smart Steps Every New Homeowner Should Take

Few things are more exciting than leaping from being a renter to being a first-time homeowner. Getting swept up in all the excitement is a wonderful feeling, but some first-time homeowners lose their heads and make mistakes that can jeopardize everything they’ve worked so hard to earn. Following a series of practical steps early in […]


Experience the season’s best and create family memories at Georgia’s fall festivals and fairs. Fall beckons families outdoors to enjoy Georgia’s festivals, fairs and crisp weather. From festivals in the mountains to the Georgia National Fair in the middle of the state, fall adventures await families around the state. Sample a few events around Georgia […]

Kitchen Islands: The Life of the Party

You may remember when the kitchen’s status symbol was a hulking appliance like a six-burner range or a smaller but still chichi wine refrigerator. These statement pieces enhanced a kitchen and set it apart from others. Nowadays, though, islands are taking the place as the kitchen must-have. Buyers might not consider it a deal killer if […]

Tips for Choosing Interior Paint Colors

The easiest way to choose the best interior paint colors is to start with the colors you love. When you start with the colors you love, you are not bound by traditional color schemes for a particular decorating style. With your favorite color as your base color, you can use it to create a color scheme around it. […]

Prep Your Home for the Season with Our Fall Maintenance Checklist

It’s time to prepare your home to withstand winter weather. Follow our fall checklist for must-do repairs and other seasonal maintenance tips. As the season begins to change, it’s time to prep your home for falling leaves, cooler weather, and, eventually, winter storms. Tackling a few fall home maintenance tasks now can help ward off issues later […]

12 Impactful Home Renovations Under $5,000

Tired of looking around your house and seeing the same old paint job and furniture? Thinking of selling in the near future? Ready to make some changes, but not financially prepared to commit to the cost of an entire renovation? Whether you are looking to increase the property value of your home, flip a newly […]