Fall Brings New Smells From The Kitchen!

If it is one thing we know about here in the south, it’s good home cooking. After all, we’re kind of known for our sweet tea, cornbread, and fried chicken. And that’s just to name a few! As the weather starts to turn, we’re all going to be whipping up our favorites here in the kitchen. Here are a few to try if you’re new to the area or some to revisit if it has been a while.

Prepping Your Home for Cooler Temps

This year is quickly coming to an end and we’re just about to reach those days of cooler temperatures. Instead of finding yourself surprised when you wake up one morning to find frost on the windows, start preparing now for the change in seasons. Here are a few tips for prepping your home for a drop in the temperature.

Top Six Reasons to Buy a New Home From Landmark 24

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From privacy to building equity and benefiting from all the tax advantages, owning a new home definitely has its perks. But many of the homeowners we work with are surprised to learn of advantages they had never even considered. Here are the top six benefits of buying a new home from Landmark 24.

Celebrate “Get Smart About Credit” Day

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October 15, 2020 is "National Get Smart About Credit" Day. Every third Thursday in October promotes learning about what goes into achieving good credit. This national campaign includes volunteer bankers who counsel young people on responsible credit habits. But it's never too late to learn more about credit.

From Spooky to Seasonal: Fun Ideas to Decorate Your Porch This Fall

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Whether you use ghosts and goblins in your windows, or pumpkins and cornstalks on your porch railing (or a mixture of both!), fall is definitely a time of year when the options to decorate your front porch or patio seem endless. Celebrate the season in style with these trending tips!

Why Fall Is the Best Time of Year to Move

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Getting ready to move is a big stressor any time of year, so it’s only natural to want to find ways to ease the burden. Would you believe that the time of year you move can either incite relief or create additional tension? Here are four reasons savvy movers tend to move during the fall season.

Ready to Buy Your First Home? Here are Some Steps to Take in Preparation

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While it’s an exciting time in your life, it’s also quite an intimidating one. Getting more comfortable during the homebuying journey is possible with knowledge. We’re going to discuss some key ways to better prepare yourself to deal with terms like “pre-approval” and “mortgage calculations.” Need to save money for your down payment? We’ve got that covered here, too!

Moving? Easy Ways to Making Packing Less Stressful

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Packing is one of the most labor-intensive and nerve-wracking parts of moving. However, you can streamline the process with a little organization and sorting before you fill the first box. Downsize your belongings by getting rid of items you no longer use or need. Making these tough choices simplifies the packing process and prevents all your old junk from moving across town or across the state with you.

Do you Know the Symbol of Southern Hospitality?

When it comes to Southern hospitality, most people think of the mannerisms of the South. Very rarely do they think about fruit. Pineapples are the ultimate symbol of Southern hospitality, and if placed at the front door, that’s a great sign. So, how did pineapples become the go-to fruit?

Creating Useful Furniture and Decor Out of Yard Sale Finds

When redecorating your home, one of the first things you should consider is repurposing items you already have, or items you find that can help enhance your style. While most people immediately start looking for new things, knowing how to create functional furniture or décor will not only save you money, but will allow you to construct a style all your own.

Creating the Ultimate Bird-Watcher’s Garden

There’s something about birds that makes people smile, whether it’s discovering what kind are coming into your yard or to listening to them sing. Depending on the region, some favorites include the American Goldfinch, Black-Capped Chickadee, Eastern Bluebird, Gray Catbird, Northern Cardinal, Rose-Breasted Grosbeak, Scarlet Tanager, Tree Swallow, and White-Breasted Nuthatch.

Doing Some Home Renovations? Don’t Forget Your Pets!

It’s no secret – most people consider their pets as part of the family. If you’re thinking about doing renovations, you can’t make plans without factoring in their well-being. From flooring to their own accommodations, it’s important to build in special sections so they will feel like they have a space.

Why Living in Georgia is the Best Move You Can Make

According to Moving.com, Georgia is a top 10 (#6) destination for popular states to move to. People come to appreciate the clean air, easy-going culture and great food found here. Young college students looking for a place to grow their careers, families who want a good place to raise children, retirees and many others are discovering the worst kept secret in the South. Right now, Georgia is the place to be. Here are several reasons that you should move to Georgia too!

How to Spruce Up Your Tired Home Office

The pandemic has shifted the way people work. If you’ve been working from home, you may be feeling a little restless. One of the best ways to get out of your rut and into a new frame of mind is by switching things around. Here are a few tips that should get you going.

Top Signs That It's Time to Replace Your Appliances

Now that we are spending more time at home, it seems the things that need attention are now front and center. A few of the items on the list are probably where you spend the most time—in your kitchen. And the things that usually have issues are—you guessed it—your appliances.

Top Tips for a Flourishing Summer Garden

Spring may have already sprung, but that doesn’t mean you should forget about your plants and flowers. In fact, this time of year is one of the best to get outside and give your garden a little tender loving care. Here are our top tips for a flourishing summer garden.

Create a Southern-Style Porch for a Homey Feeling

One thing Southerners have always known how to do is to create a welcoming home environment. Of course, this starts the moment you arrive at the curb with the view of a beautifully decorated front porch or patio. Here are a few tips on how to style yours accordingly so that it is both comfortable and functional.
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