What are housing code violations? Are you selling your house, but you’re worried about code compliance? Housing codes are rules set by the government to ensure safety for both the homeowner and the community. A code violation occurs when your property doesn't meet the set guidelines for how buildings should be maintained. There can […]Read More
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What is an executor and what are their duties? When a person dies in Georgia, an executor, or personal representative, is elected by the heirs, appointed by the court, or named in the will. In Georgia, the qualifications to be an executor are that the person is over 18 years old and of sound mind. […]Read More
Home renovations can increase the value of your house. Updating your house or giving an older house a facelift before putting it on the market can increase the value of your house and result in higher profits when you sell. However, if you are planning a major renovation, it’s important to be aware of […]Read More
A non-judicial foreclosure occurs when a borrower misses mortgage payments and the lender reclaims the house to sell. Generally, there is a “power of sale” clause in a mortgage contract that allows the lender to sell a property to recover what’s left of the loan amount, if the borrower gets behind on payments. The difference […]Read More
What are the different types of property in Atlanta, and what should you consider when selling them?
When selling real estate in Atlanta, how you approach the sale depends on the types of property you want to sell. Basically, the different types of real estate in Atlanta are: Residential real estate. This includes single-family houses, vacation homes, townhouses, cabin retreats, apartments or apartment buildings, and condos. Commercial real estate. Commercial real […]Read More
What are closing costs? So, you’ve gotten pretty far in the process of selling your house, and now it’s time for the good part—the closing. Soon enough, you’ll have your home sale behind you and your whole life in front of you. But first, who pays closing costs on a house? When you sell a […]Read More