Jean Melton
    ERA Distinctive Properties℠

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    Summer Market

    Around GeorgiaAlthough the market for single-family home sales spike fairly regular in the month of June, this summer has been the highest over the last two years with 10,498 total sales for Georgia. (© 2018 Georgia Multiple Listing Service). Data retrieved from © 2018 Georgia Multiple Listing ServiceBulloch County usually has it's own market trend due to our rural area and the unique cities and towns within it. There is a mix of a strong farming community, higher education, and distributio...
    Jul 17, 2018 Selling Your Home

    What catches their eye?

    We wanted to investigate whether there were similarities between properties that were getting the most views on the Georgia MLS over the weekend. After scanning photography, curb appeal, price, age of the houses, and a few other factors we came to the conclusion that interior photography was the number one similarity between the top three most viewed homes in our area. The ages of the homes ranged from 1910 – 2016. Curb appeal was consistent among them but they varied so much in size and style t...
    Apr 26, 2018 Selling Your Home

    Selling your home: The Terms!

    You're ready to sell your home, awesome! You have had a yard sale and your home is staged. The landscapers have been by and now there is instant curb appeal. You contact your real estate agent and ask enthusiastically, "What's next?" The agent starts rambling about comparables in the area and the fair market value. She goes on to say eventually you will have an appraisal and this value will be important for closing and loan acceptance, underwriting, title search, transfer tax, inspection report,...
    Feb 09, 2018 Selling Your Home

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