Have you ever wondered if calling a local electrician or plumber constitutes hiring a contractor? If you don’t know the answer to this question, the answer is Yes! In many Cities and States, Contractors are usually required to hold business and occupational licenses, be state licensed, carry insurance for any […]

Hiring a Contractor? Read this First.

Have you ever wondered what traits you need to look for when trying to hire a REALTOR®/Real Estate professional? Do you know where and how to find a REALTOR®/Real Estate professional in your area? Here are 5 Traits your REALTOR®/Real Estate Professional should have: Local Knowledge When setting out to hire a Real Estate […]

Here are 5 Traits your REALTOR®/Real Estate Professional Should Have.

To many looking to Sell a Home, a Seller Brokerage Agreement (also referred to as an Exclusive Seller Listing Agreement) is not the first thing that comes to mind. There are usually endless To Do Lists, Home Staging, Home Repairs, Moving plans and many more things to worry about. As a […]

Seller Brokerage Agreement: What is it and Why sign it?

When hiring a Real Estate Agent or REALTOR® to represent you as a Home Buyer, Home Seller or Home Renter, you will be paying a Real Estate Brokerage fee for their services. Here are 3 Important Things to Keep in Mind about Real Estate Agents/REALTORS®: As you research and interview […]

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If you have driven throughout the Atlanta Metro area, than I am sure you have noticed all the construction going on in different parts of town. Some Cities have more construction going on than others. The Good News is: all this New Construction is very much needed in our current […]

Are you Buying a New Construction Home in Atlanta? Here ...

As a First-Time Home Buyer or seasoned Home Buyer, there are many things that you need to prepare for as you get into the Home Buying process. What to Expect from a Home Inspection A home inspection is a general visual and operational examination of the home. The process usually […]

What is a Home Inspection and Why is it Important?

As our Real Estate Market’s heat up due to the selling season, I see how many property owners begin the process by trying to sell their home themselves. As I view the amount of homes For Sale as For-Sale-By-Owner’s on Zillow, I realize how much property owners don’t know. Now […]

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As a Home Buyer, you may be wondering what a home appraisal is and why it is necessary in order to purchase a home. As a Home Seller, I am sure you are aware that this will be done as part of your home selling process. With this post I […]

What is a Home Appraisal and Why do I need ...

If you are considering or thinking about selling your home, this is the best time to do it. Market trends show that selling a Home in the Spring favors Home Sellers.  Do you have questions about the Home Selling process? Are you a First Time Home Seller? Do you want […]

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Here is an excellent article written by Dan Wilhelm. In this article you will find a beautiful explanation on the difference between a REALTOR® and a Real Estate Agent. Should your real estate agent be a real estate professional? A seemingly logical question might be, aren’t all real estate licensees professionals?  […]

Do You know the Difference between a REALTOR® and a ...

As a Miami native, I know what it means to grow up and live in Miami. Listening to the sound of the waves in the beaches year round, dealing with hurricane season six months of the year, and the high cost of living are among some of the perks of […]

Are You Moving and Relocating from Miami to Atlanta? I ...

Updated from a previous post in May 2015. To many looking to Buy a Home, a Buyer Brokerage Agreement is not as important as finding the perfect place to call Home.  Unfortunately, the signing of this document is not usually done by many Real Estate Agents. The reason? Many are afraid […]

Home Buyers: Do You know What a Buyer Brokerage Agreement ...

As I drive through the different areas in my Real Estate Market, I notice the new For Sale By Owner signs popping up. As a property owner, I understand the need to net the maximum dollar amount as a result of the sale of your home. But what if I […]

For Sale By Owners: 3 reasons it’s in your best ...

I write this post as a means to educate all Real Estate buyers, renters and sellers alike. Although this usually comes up with buyers and renters, it’s important to understand a little more about the Real Estate profession. In this industry, I have seen and heard enough to make me […]

Myth or Truth? Real Estate Agents work for Free.

Updated from a previous post in July 2014. Customer or Client? What’s the difference? In real estate transactions, buyer-clients are entitled to a higher level of service than buyer customers. Becoming a client typically involves signing a Buyer Representation Agreement with a buyer’s representative, who then owes you fiduciary duties. […]

Are You a Customer or Client in Real Estate? What’s ...

The REALTOR® Difference Excellence in Production Did you know? *Recent information from GAR’s annual analysis of data from both Georgia MLS and FMLS, show that REALTORS® once again out-earned and out-produced non-REALTORS®. Did you know? *In this data, FMLS membership is comprised of 47 percent REALTOR® members and 53 percent […]

The REALTOR® Difference: Excellence in Production

Have you ever wondered what the Code of Ethics that a REALTOR® mentions is? Have you ever wanted to see the specifics of this code? If you answered yes to any of these two questions, look no further. In this post you will find the links to view and read the […]

What is the REALTOR® Code of Ethics?

Have you ever wondered what traits you need to look for when trying to hire a REALTOR®/Real Estate professional?  Do you know where and how to find a REALTOR®/Real Estate professional in your area? Here are 5 Traits your REALTOR®/Real Estate Professional needs to have: Local Knowledge When setting out to hire a Real […]

5 Traits your REALTOR®/Real Estate Professional needs to have & ...