Posted by Jenny Smith on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 9:08:44 AMBy Jenny Smith / May 31, 2023Comment
As a homeowner, understanding property taxes is essential to effectively manage your finances and make informed decisions about your property. Property taxes play a significant role in funding local governments and public services, but the intricacies of the system can often seem confusing. In this blog post, we'll demystify property taxes and provide you with the knowledge you need to navigate this important aspect of homeownership. So, let's dive in and shed light on property taxes!
What Are Property Taxes?
Property taxes are taxes imposed on real estate by local governments, such as municipalities, counties, or school districts. The revenue generated from property taxes is used to fund public services and infrastructure, including schools, roads, parks, and emergency services. The amount of property...
Posted by Jenny Smith on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 2:49:30 PMBy Jenny Smith / May 30, 2023Comment
Just Listed in Cartersville by Jenny Smith and Associates at 13 Fossetts Cove
We are thrilled to present the captivating video tour of our stunning property in Cartersville! 🎉🎥 Jenny and Matt have worked their magic to showcase every exquisite detail, from the immaculate interiors to the picturesque land and charming outbuildings. 🌟
🌐 Explore the full property tour on our brand-new website, where you'll find a visual feast of photos and videos that will leave you in awe! 📸🎬 Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the land, take a dip in the inviting pool, and envision the possibilities of the versatile outbuildings. 🌳🏊♂️The website has the 2nd video with just the tour of the land: https://13fossettscove.com/
Posted by Jenny Smith on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 1:09:01 PMBy Jenny Smith / May 26, 2023Comment
Cheapest Lender Disaster
Dang it, I hate this one! And please know when we say “local lender” we don’t necessarily mean right here in Cartersville as we know lots of great lenders in the “area”. However, local lender is never going to be a company you found online, in another state, that advertises as a discount lender…
Posted by Jenny Smith on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 4:19:34 PMBy Jenny Smith / May 22, 2023Comment
When embarking on the exciting journey of purchasing a new home, homebuyers have a set of priorities and preferences that guide their decision-making process. Understanding the key features that homebuyers prioritize can help both buyers and sellers navigate the real estate market more effectively. In this blog post, we will delve into the top features that homebuyers commonly seek when searching for their dream property. Whether you're a buyer or a seller, these insights will provide valuable guidance to make informed decisions in the real estate landscape.
Location: A Foundation for Lifestyle
The location of a property often tops the list of priorities for...
Posted by Jenny Smith on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 3:43 PMBy Jenny Smith / May 15, 2023Comment
In today's fast-paced world, technology has become an integral part of every industry, and real estate is no exception. The influence of technology in the real estate sector is transforming the way we buy,sell, and invest in properties. From advanced data analytics to virtual property tours, technology is revolutionizing the industry and providing new opportunities for professionals and consumers alike. In this blog post, we will explore the profound influence of technology in real estate and discuss how staying ahead of the game can give you a competitive edge.
Access to Information:
Gone are the days when real estate information was limited to classified ads and word-of-mouth. With the advent of technology,...
Posted by Jenny Smith on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 2:27:14 PMBy Jenny Smith / May 10, 2023Comment
Kailey and Jenny Talk Land: Pros and Cons of Building Your Dream Home
🏠🏢🏗️💰 When it comes to purchasing property, the decision between buying land or an existing house can be a tough one. 💸💭💡 🏠 Buying an existing house offers convenience, as you can move in right away and avoid the additional expenses of building a new home. However, the initial cost of an existing home may be higher, and there is always a risk of hidden repair costs. 🤔🏚️💰 🏗️ Buying land without improvements can offer more flexibility and customization options. You have the opportunity to design and build your dream home from scratch, tailored to your needs and preferences. Additionally, buying land may potentially have lower property tax and insurance rates. However, building a home from scratch requires careful planning, time, and additional expenses. Obtaining...
Posted by Jenny Smith on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 1:32:51 PMBy Jenny Smith / May 10, 2023Comment
Have you considered getting flood insurance? You may want to!
Are you a homeowner? Did you know that just because your property is not in a designated flood zone, it doesn't mean you're not at risk for flooding? In fact, floods are the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, affecting millions of homes and businesses every year. That's why it's important for homeowners to consider flood insurance, even if they don't live in a flood zone. Flood insurance provides financial protection for your home and personal belongings in the event of a flood. It can help cover the cost of damages, repairs, and even temporary housing if you're forced to evacuate. Don't take the risk. Investing in flood insurance can provide peace of mind and financial security for you and your family. Talk to...
Posted by Jenny Smith on Monday, May 8, 2023 at 3:03:20 PMBy Jenny Smith / May 8, 2023Comment
Looking for a family-friendly destination that offers endless fun and adventure? Look no further than Lake Point Station, located in Cartersville, Georgia! This one-stop shop for entertainment features everything from laser tag and mini-golf to arcade games and go-karts, making it the perfect destination for a day out with the family.
One of the highlights of Lake Point Station is its state-of-the-art laser tag arena. With over 4,000 square feet of space, the arena is the perfect place to test your skills against your friends and family. Choose your team and prepare for an adrenaline-fueled...
Posted by Jenny Smith on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 12:34:52 PMBy Jenny Smith / May 2, 2023Comment
Creating Your Dream Outdoor Space: Tips for Adding Value to Your Home
Thinking about adding value to your home by sprucing up your outdoor space? It's a great idea! But it can also be a tricky one. 💸💭 Sometimes, you can go all out and end up with an overbuilt space that doesn't add enough value to your home. 😔 Other times, you can add a beautiful outdoor area and actually end up making a profit on the investment! 💰👍 The key is to make sure that whatever you're doing, you're doing it for yourself and your enjoyment. After all, what's the point of spending all that money if you don't get to enjoy it? 🤷♀️ So go ahead and create that dream outdoor space - just make sure you're doing it for the right reasons! 🌟
Posted by Jenny Smith on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 8:46:40 AMBy Jenny Smith / May 2, 20231 Comment
Buying a home is one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your lifetime. And, while there are many factors that go into the home-buying process, one of the most important is your credit score. A good credit score can mean the difference between being approved for a mortgage and having your application rejected. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at why a good credit score is essential for homebuyers and what you can do to improve your score.
What is a Credit Score?
Your credit score is a three-digit number that represents your creditworthiness. It's calculated based on your credit history, including how much debt you have, how often you make payments on time, and how long you've had credit....