Mortgage Assistance for Those Affected by Coronavirus

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

According to a recent article printed in Realtor Magazine, “borrowers who are unable to make their monthly mortgage payments due to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, have options to postpone payments.” The move has been made by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which is offering forbearance options to those who are affected by the virus that is continuing to …

What to Know Before You Rent Out a Property!

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

Perhaps you’ve seen a distressed property with a ton of obvious potential, and been tempted to renovate it as an investment property. Or maybe you are ready to move into a new home, but are considering keeping your prior residence for use as rental property. Owning rental properties can be a solid addition to your financial portfolio, providing seemingly effortless …

The Best Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

Making your house more energy efficient is always a great idea. It saves you money on heating and cooling costs while you live in your home, and its a great selling point later when you decide to sell. But what upgrades will give you the most bang for your buck? Where should you start? Read on for our suggestions on …

Upsizing Tips

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Interior Decorating

There’s a lot of advice out there about decluttering and downsizing, but what about those of us who are upsizing? Moving into a larger home than you have lived in before has its own issues, but also has many exciting opportunities for decor and design. The best advice we can give though? Use patience when deciding how, when and with …

Minimizing Your Home’s Flaws when Preparing to Sell

Amber Randhawa Home Staging, Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

If you’re considering putting your house on the market and moving to another one, chances are good there are things about your current home that you are not happy with. But before you get overly concerned that your house is less than perfect, keep in mind that very few homes truly live up to all of their owner’s expectations, and …

Don’t Forget to File for Homestead Exemption!

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

Did you buy a new home in 2019? If so, don’t neglect to file your all-important Homestead Exemption Certificate with your local tax authority. First time Georgia homeowners, and even those who haven’t purchased a new home in several years may have forgotten about this all-important tactic to get a significant discount on their property taxes if the home is their …

Winter Energy Saving Tips

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

Even in Georgia, winter temperatures can hit your heating bills hard, as you use more and more energy to keep your home comfortable. Luckily there are several things you can do to cut down on costs. Read on for some simple tips for cutting energy costs around your house. Focus on the Fireplace If you have a fireplace and don’t …