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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide

Welcome to The Ultimate spring cleaning guide where I'll be helping you organize your cleaning schedule, organizing your to-do list, and put all the nitty gritty details together in a springy pattern.

When you're spring cleaning, it has to be fun, right? Download your free guide here to make your spring clean up great!

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How to live the dream life in Rome GA but on the Bartow County side: 6.5 acres of pure bliss listed by Jenny Smith & Associates at Keller William

How to live the dream life in Rome GA but on the Bartow County side:  6.5 acres of pure bliss listed by Jenny Smith & Associates at Keller William

Welcome to your dream home in Rome GA! This stunning ranch on a full basement, listed by Jenny Smith & Associates at Keller Williams, is waiting for you. Situated on a breathtaking 6.5-acre lot, this home offers privacy and picturesque views. Need a home office? You'll love the front window view from this one! Entertaining guests? The dining room has been transformed into a magnificent sitting room. On chilly nights, cozy up in the living room featuring a beautiful brick fireplace. Hosting a BBQ? The covered back patio is perfect for family gatherings. If you're a DIY enthusiast, you'll love the sizable basement workshop! With a 3-car garage and additional...

Celebrating Our Success with Gratitude: Thank You to Our Amazing Clients and Friends!

Celebrating Our Success with Gratitude: Thank You to Our Amazing Clients and Friends!

🎉🏠 We're absolutely thrilled to share that our real estate team has been named the #1 team in the KW offices of Bartow, Gordon, and Floyd county, and #3 team in the West Cobb Office! 🙌👏
We couldn't have done it without our amazing clients and friends, who continue to support us every step of the way. From watching our videos 🎥 to calling with questions ☎️, you make it a joy to do what we do.


Thank you for trusting us to help you find your dream home 🏡 and for being a part of our journey. We promise to keep working hard and delivering top-notch service every single day.
👉 To all our clients and friends, THANK YOU! 🙏🎉

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Spring Break Staycation for family

Looking for things to do while the kids are home for Spring Break? Whether they're off this week of the next, here's a week's worth of activities the whole family can enjoy together. 

📌 Lakepoint Station

https://lakepointstation.com/

Lakepoint Station is your destination for family fun! Challenge your family to scale to new heights on 17 different climbing challenges soaring to an amazing 28 feet in the state’s tallest indoor rock climbing facility, or join forces in battle and defend your family honor in our state of the art Laser Tag. Take the little ones deep in the mountain to mine precious gems or regroup to defend the planet from Space Invaders or the Walking Dead in our arcade. Refuel at St. Angelo’s Pizza or satisfy that sweet tooth...

Why You Should Wait to Cancel Your Utilities and Home Insurance Until After Closing

Why You Should Wait to Cancel Your Utilities and Home Insurance Until After Closing

Hey y'all, it's Jenny Smith here! Let's talk about a crucial step in the home buying process that often gets overlooked: cancelling your utilities and home insurance before closing. 🤔

Listen up, folks: I know you're excited about selling your home, but HOLD YOUR HORSES! 🐎 Don't be too quick to cancel those services just yet. Why, you ask? Because unexpected things can happen during the home buying process, and you don't want to be caught with your pants down when it comes to things like water, electricity, and insurance. 🚰💡🔥🏠
Imagine this: you cancel your water and electric services a few days before closing, thinking everything is set in stone. But then, the closing date gets pushed back a week, and suddenly, you're...

Filtering Your Home Search: How to Find Your Dream Home Without the Frustration

Filtering Your Home Search: How to Find Your Dream Home Without the Frustration

Who else thinks that looking at houses is one of the most exciting parts of the homebuying process?! 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ But let's be real, it can get frustrating real quick if you're not filtering them by what you're really looking for! 😩
Don't waste your time looking at houses that don't fit your criteria! 🚫🙅‍♂️ Make a list of your must-haves and deal-breakers before you start your search. 📝 That way, you'll be able to focus on the houses that truly meet your needs, and you'll be much more likely to find your dream home! 🤩💕

Happy house hunting, everyone! 🏡🔍✨ 

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The Price is Right: Why Pricing Your Home Competitively is Key to Selling Fast

The Price is Right: Why Pricing Your Home Competitively is Key to Selling Fast 

🚨 Spoiler alert: It's not the best strategy! 🚨
Here's why: pricing your home too high can actually hurt your chances of selling it. 🙅‍♀️ Buyers are savvy and will do their research. If your home is priced above market value, they'll likely skip over it in favor of more reasonably priced options. 🏡💸


Additionally, if your home sits on the market for too long without any offers, it can become stale and lose its appeal. This can lead to even lower offers and a longer time on the market. 😔
So, what should you do instead? Price your home at or slightly below market value. 📉 This can help generate more interest and potentially lead to multiple offers, driving up the price. 💰💰
Of course, pricing your home isn't...

Living in an HOA vs. Non-HOA Neighborhoods: What's the Difference?

Living in an HOA vs. Non-HOA Neighborhoods: What's the Difference?

Are you considering moving to a new neighborhood and wondering about the benefits of living in a community with a Homeowners Association (HOA)? 🤔

Here's what you need to know:


👍 PROS of living in an HOA:
• Maintained common areas and amenities (like pools, playgrounds, and parks)
• Consistent and uniform appearance of homes and landscaping
• Rules and regulations to help maintain property values
• Dispute resolution process for neighbor conflicts


👎 CONS of living in an HOA:
• Monthly or annual fees to cover HOA expenses
• Limited flexibility in making changes to your property
• Potential for disputes with the HOA over rule enforcement

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Let there be light! Lighten up your home with these easy tips!

Let there be light!💡 Lighten up your home with these easy tips!

Hey everyone! Jenny here, and today I want to talk about how much of a difference lighting can make in your home. 😍 Whether you're looking to create a warm, cozy atmosphere or a bright, energizing space, the right lighting can really transform a room.
In this video, we'll be sharing a couple of examples of how you can use lighting to enhance your home. 🔦 So sit back, grab a cup of coffee ☕️, and let's get started!
And hey, if after watching this video you fall in love with the house we feature, it's actually for sale! 🏠 So stay tuned until the end for all the details.

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Don't Jump the Gun: Why You Should Wait to Cancel Your Utilities and Home Insurance Until After Closing

Don't Jump the Gun: Why You Should Wait to Cancel Your Utilities and Home Insurance Until After Closing

Hey y'all, it's Jenny Smith here! Let's talk about a crucial step in the home buying process that often gets overlooked: cancelling your utilities and home insurance before closing. 🤔


Listen up, folks: I know you're excited about selling your home, but HOLD YOUR HORSES! 🐎 Don't be too quick to cancel those services just yet. Why, you ask? Because unexpected things can happen during the home buying process, and you don't want to be caught

with your pants down when it comes to things like water, electricity, and insurance. 🚰💡🔥🏠
Imagine this: you cancel your water and electric services a few days before closing, thinking everything is set...