6 Tips to Keep Mold Out of Your Home

When it comes to maintaining a healthy home, being vigilant is a key step toward keeping you and your family safe. Whether it’s keeping things neat and organized or giving the home a thorough cleaning from top to bottom, homeowners take the overall health of their homes seriously. As we make the transition from summer… Read More

Buying Land as an Investment

In today’s foreclosure-heavy market, it’s not uncommon to find land properties for sale in your area. Land has always been a great investment, due to its limited supply and historic rise in value. In fact, banks are now putting land on the market at prices that are pennies on the dollar compared with the original… Read More

Top 10 Complaints and How to Avoid Them

BHGRE Metro Brokers and CBC Metro Brokers enjoy a wonderful relationship with the Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC), primarily due to our excellent training, readily available Broker Support and the integrity of our agents. That’s not to say we’re perfect, by any means! What are the most frequent complaints filed with the GREC by the… Read More

Find Out What Matters Most

If you’re embarking on the exciting process of searching for your first home, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. After all, from choosing the right location to securing the necessary financing, there are many important details to tackle. These details can often cloud your judgment when looking at prospective homes to buy. However, in… Read More

How Low Can Mortgage Rates Go?

Well, it’s official. The 30 year fixed mortgage rate has hit an all time low of about 3.875% (of course mortgage rates will fluctuate daily but it is minimal). Not only that but the 15 year fixed mortgage rate has just hit a new record low of about 2.785% (again mortgage rates can fluctuate daily… Read More

Top 5 Tips for Securing a Loan Modification

Like many Americans, you or someone you know may be behind on your mortgage payments due to a number of possible financial troubles. You’re not alone. As a member of the Top 5 in Real Estate Network, I am often asked if lenders will work with homeowners to modify their mortgage loans. The answer is… Read More

5 Ways to Make a Small Kitchen Work

Whether you’ve recently downsized or have always contended with the challenges of a smaller kitchen, some simple design changes can help maximize space and functionality. Remember, bigger isn’t automatically better. When it comes to home design, it’s all about using space effectively—whether you have a lot or a little of it. As the hub of… Read More

Top 5 – The Right Way to Manage Your Credit Cards

While one in seven Americans has at least 10 credit cards, the average is four, according to a report from Experian. Usage on credit cards has dropped dramatically in the last two years as financially constrained consumers have reduced spending and begun paying off debt. The national average interest rate on credit cards as of… Read More

How to Rent Your Vacation Property … Fast

If you have a second home or vacation property you’re looking to sell, this market may prove to be exceptionally tough. That’s why leasing your property, at least for now, is something you should seriously consider. With the winter months upon us, now is the perfect time to start marketing your property for the summer… Read More

Top 5 Strategies for Buying a Luxury Property

While the media devotes a lot of space and time to highlighting the negative aspects of today’s real estate market, there are actually many unique opportunities that exist for savvy buyers. For example, this may be your once-in-a-lifetime chance to purchase a luxury property that was formerly out of reach due to the escalated prices… Read More