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By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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This Tuesday, the 2018 Earthship Biotecture Conference will be called to order—but I’m not aware whether any Stockbridge delegates will be attending. Since sustainability and minimal use of the planet’s resources are the goals of the Earthship movement, the realities of airline fuel consumption a...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Particularly when the supply of homes for sale falls well below demand, house hunting can take more determination than usual. Since U.S. residential real estate markets have been long mired in exactly that lean-inventory situation—the accompanying publicity could discourage folks who’d otherwise ...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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When is the best time for selling your Henry County house? Is there even a best time?If the change in residence is triggered by some inflexible external factor (like a transfer at work), the answer is foreordained: NOW! That can be right now, or in November, or February—since you will be making t...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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One of the most important yet seldom discussed factors that should rate near the top of your list of requirements for a Henry County agent is how comfortable you feel in conversation with him or her. What might sound like New Age feel-goodery is actually a crucial ingredient in the buying and sel...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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The text that accompanies your listing as it appears in the Henry County MLS listings is called upon to do more heavy lifting than you might think. If it reads something like:THREE BEDROOM ranch style Henry County charmer with 2 ½ baths, attractive kitchen, and fully landscaped backyard…—then it ...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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With home prices and interest rates on the rise, you’re likely to assume that the cost of that next Henry County home you’re thinking about buying has made it a financial stretch—especially compared with “the good old days.” But news stories tend to omit the effect of rising incomes and actual in...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Spring is Stockbridge’s prime selling season, which means that, in addition to the welcome appearance of springtime flowers, we can look forward to the seasonal crop of Stockbridge “Open House” signs that will be sprouting up around town. The Open House events they announce will draw a wide audie...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Whenever a sign announces “The Home of the Future”—whether it’s in front of an exhibit at a science museum, a ride at Disneyland, or an exposition at some World’s Fair—it’s sure to draw a crowd. Of course! What Mcdonough homeowner wouldn’t be willing to fantasize about a future with housekeeping ...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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 If you’re a typical Henry County consumer, like most Georgia residents, it wasn’t too long ago that you were being constantly bombarded by offers to let you in on a secret: your credit score. The “free credit score” ads got a lot of responses, but lately, they’ve grown scarcer. I think I know wh...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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 Selling your Henry County house is a lot easier when you have an experienced professional relieving you of the lion’s share of the work. I spend full time dealing with the ins and outs of marketing, dealing with qualified prospective buyers, and making sure the Georgia and Henry County technical...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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When it comes to figuring out how to begin up the path to homeownership, Henry County renters are left pretty much to their own devices. For the majority of first-time buyers who will use home loan financing to get there, getting started is simple enough: you begin by knowing two basic numbers.Th...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Even though the average adult homeowner spends about a quarter of his/her or their hard-earned income on real estate-related expenses, there’s no Mcdonough high school course that teaches real estate fundamentals. We may have all grown up accepting that fact, but when you think about it, it reall...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Ah, springtime! As the daylight hours grow longer and buds and blossoms dot Henry County’s trees and gardens, even when a rainy day is in the forecast, the feeling of new life in the air can’t be denied!Also undeniable is the all-too-apparent fact that Henry County’s bright April sunlight is now ...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Selling your Henry County home takes marketing, of course. Highlighting its features—the specific details that the Henry County MLS lists for every property—is only the beginning. The number of bedrooms, square footage, lot size—even the architectural style—all help buyers eliminate offerings tha...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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The experts seem to have gotten it slightly wrong. Stockbridge real estate observers always expect a surge in activity when the spring buying season gets underway—an annual phenomenon that’s frequently accompanied by an uptick in prices paid. Because of optimism about the national economy and the...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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The concept of “Tax Day” and “Celebration” aren’t often found in tandem—except for the sense of relief that follows after the past year’s federal returns are filed and done with. Tax Day falls on Tuesday this year, which gives even the most procrastination-prone Mcdonough filers among us an extra...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Once you’ve settled on the goal of buying your first Mcdonough house, it’s hard to resist getting out there and getting started immediately! No matter if you know how vital it is to stick to a realistic budget on a purchase that’s this substantial, as soon as you’ve begun to save for that down pa...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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If you have ever checked out the latest Henry County real estate listings, you noticed monthly expense items for some of them listed as “Homeowners’ Association” (HOA) or “Condo Association” fees. Both are the monthly sums that any new owner will be required to pay in addition to property taxes.I...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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The majority of Stockbridge homeowners make most home furnishing decisions piecemeal rather than in a single remodeling blitz. Even when you move to a new home, for practical reasons most of your household furnishings come with. Favorite pieces of furniture, art objects, and décor items accompany...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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A couple of weeks ago the Realtor website ran a 90-second video about How to Buy with a core message that could be helpful to anyone who has set about house hunting in Henry County. The theme was about the value of compromise—not insisting on a rigid checklist of predetermined criteria to be the ...

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