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Dec. 7, 2022

5 Important Things to Know Before Renovating Your Home


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Are you planning a home renovation? Before you break ground on your remodeling project, there are a few things you should know. Embarking on a home renovation can be overwhelming if you don’t know what to expect. It’s important to be prepared for potential pitfalls and obstacles. At the same time, knowing what to expect can help you make decisions regarding what renovation projects to tackle, who you’re going to hire, and how you’re going to stay under budget. Below, Realtor Carey Scott lists 5 important things to know before starting your home renovation!

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Dec. 7, 2022

5 Steps to Launching a Home Business Outside the Big City

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Perhaps you have an apartment in a big city, but you wish you could run a home-based business. You know it would only be possible if you had some more space, and now, you’re thinking about moving to a more rural area in order to make your dream come true. If you’re ready to launch a remote business, this article can help you get your journey started! The following tips, presented by Realtor Carey Scott, will help you execute your move.

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Dec. 5, 2022

Finding the Right Town When You're Ready to Leave the City

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There are many reasons why you might want to leave the hustle and bustle of city life behind and move to a small town. Maybe you're looking for a better quality of life for your family. Maybe you're ready to start your own business. Or maybe you're just longing for a simpler way of life. Whatever your reasons, there are a few things you should take into account before making the move. Realtor ​​Carey Scott shares a few.

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Oct. 11, 2022

Keeping Your Home Clean With Pets

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It’s important to remove dog fur from all items in your home. Why? Because fur, dander, saliva, and other animal residue can build up and become an irritant over time, aggravating allergies and causing people to cough or sneeze—or just making your home look unappealing to potential buyers.

Some of these items you’ll need to clean include furniture, carpets, and even clothes you have stored in your closet. But there’s good news! Removing the fur on a sofa is relatively simple. And you don’t have to worry about taking out a second mortgage to keep your home clean. Carey Scott at Prestige Property Brokers shares how to get your home clean and ready for guests - or potential buyers.

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Sept. 13, 2022

A Quick Look at Commercial Real Estate Development

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Real estate development can often seem like an inaccessible line of work to those outside of the industry - new properties take years of planning, coordination, and construction with no true guaranteed return on investment. But getting started is often easier than you’d think, and with all that hard work, there also comes the opportunity for huge profit. In this article, we’ll take a quick look at this multifaceted profession.

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Sept. 5, 2022

Improve Your Curb Appeal When Selling Your Home

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Your home’s appearance tells buyers a lot. Have you taken care of the home? If the outside is in disarray, the perception will be that you have not. To get the most out of your home when you’re ready to sell, start by focusing on curb appeal. This may include making repairs or updates to both the interior and exterior of the home, and can be as simple as a fresh coat of paint or replacing a broken mirror in the bathroom. Read on for some tips. 

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Aug. 16, 2022

Tips For Managing Multistate Living With Pets

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Some people live in two or more states because of additional homes or work commitments in another state. It's not uncommon for people living in multiple states to encounter logistical headaches, including health insurance, pet care, and the ever-changing auto insurance situation. Below is a guide to help you save money when living in different states with pets. 

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Aug. 15, 2022

Essential Tips for Your Next Backyard Installation

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Undertaking an extreme backyard installation involves many moving parts. It’s a significant investment of time, energy, and money that can pay off in the long run.

Not only can that swimming pool, tennis court, or patio boost your property’s value, but it can also provide your family with an excellent opportunity for hours of fun and healthy activities in the privacy of your own home. 

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Aug. 3, 2022

Top 11 Best Neighborhoods In Columbus, GA 2022 Edition

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Located in western Georgia is the beautiful and historical city of Columbus. The city is home to many different cultures and lifestyles, allowing residents to find their perfect place to live. With a population of over 200,000 people, Columbus, GA is the third-largest city in Georgia and continues to grow each year.

Whether you're a young family looking for a neighborhood with some of the best schools in Columbus, GA or you're a retiree looking for a slower-paced community, this blog will give you a better idea of which Columbus, GA neighborhoods fit your needs.

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Aug. 3, 2022

The Best Schools In Columbus GA

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When it comes to finding the best schools in Columbus GA, there are a handful of options to choose from. The city is home to some of the highest-ranking schools in the state which offer students a wide range of programs and courses.

Regardless of whether you are interested in Columbus GA's top-tier public schools or are considering a private alternative, all schools throughout the city encourage students to explore their interests and pursue their passions. As a result, Columbus is an excellent place to live if you are looking for top-quality schools. 

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