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For those of you who have bought a new home in the past 4 or 5 years and have a building code, similar to ours in Mississippi, you have somrthing called "Arc fault preventers" in your electrical sub panel. These are little yellow buttons on the breakers that go to your bedrooms. The purpose of th...
Pricing your home to sell is not an exact science, but it is an art. If you have an experienced Realtor, they'll tell you where you need to be, price wise. If the public preceives your price as being to high, nobody is in a hurry to buy it. If it is too low, you won't get your full value. Some se...
Most people look for their next home on the internet. There are several great and not so great websites. is one of my suggestions to start. Now, the majority of people who surf the net are not looking for an agent. Their looking for homes. They are doing it backwards.When people are t...
 This blog is a follow up to the one that I did yesterday. A question has come up and, since it comes up on a regular basis, I thought it wise to discuss it in my blog. Many buyers, especially first time home buyers get really upset when they receive calls and/or emails from their mortgage co., a...
Ok, so you have performed all of the preliminary steps on the closing process. You have made your mortgage application and received an approval, based on certain conditions. You've hired a good Realtor and you've found your next home. You've been through the home inspection process and the apprai...
Many of you have seen me post on this subject before, however, it is one of the most important things that a home buyer/owner should be aware of. I'm not an engineer, so I'm not qualified as such, but in my 20+ years in real estate, I've witnessed several problems caused by poor drainage. Now, th...
Many of you know that about 50% of my business is new construction. In my part of the country, we are faced with construction cost increases that we have not seen since Hurricane Katrina, many years ago. These cost increases are created by the tarriffs placed on building materials, the shortage o...
Did you know that water can do more damage to your home than fire and termites put together. This is a fact published in Realtor Magazine. What kind of damage? Now, I'm not going to speak of the obvious, like flood, water heater leaks, etc.. I'm going to speak of the less obvious. Look around you...
We're so excited about the Woodscape subdivision! New construction homes, loaded with amenities, in the Madison Schools, priced from$213,500 up to the larger 4/3s in the mid 230's. This home is 212 Buttonwood lane. It is a 3/2 with 2 eating areas, a large covered back porch overlooking a large ba...
This is brand new construction, 109 Camden Lake Circle, located in the Camden Lake section of beautiful Lake Caroline, in Madison, just steps from the water One of the things that make this fine new home different is it's floor plan. It is an open /split floor plan, as in the kitchen is open to t...

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