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If you’re keeping abreast of the latest Mcdonough real estate doings and you come across the word “surban”—that isn’t just some sloppy spelling. It’s a new real estate term we’re likely to see a lot more often.The most-cited definition for “surban” is in Urban It defines the word ...
For those who may have been wondering how the final GOP Tax Bill could affect possible real estate investment plans and tax liability next year, the changes can be significant.I know, I know. As soon as you saw “tax liability,” your eyes glossed over and your finger got ready to swipe right. But ...
 If you’re selling your home in Stockbridge this summer, there’s one piece of pre-sale advice that will almost always pay off: the pre-sale home inspection.You might be surprised to learn that many sellers elect not to take advantage of this service—but I can’t say I blame them. A home inspection...
 If they follow the same path home loan applicants across the nation are choosing, most Henry County mortgage applicants will continue passing up adjustable-rate offerings. As last week’s Real Estate News analysis points out, there are multiple reasons for that phenomenon.It’s been a decade since...
In my capacity as Henry County real estate information-gatherer, I really couldn’t pass up last week’s, “How to Sell Your House for More than It’s Worth.”  I know; I know: that’s the kind of web clickbait we’ve all learned to avoid—like popups announcing “New Law Cuts Henry County Residents’ Tax ...
 Every Mcdonough Realtor® has heard this observation from a selling client more than once: “Now that I’ve fixed the place up, it’s so nice to live here!” It’s sometimes followed by a wistful, “I should have done it years ago!” They don’t need to add, “so we could have enjoyed it ourselves.”The cu...
Georgia and Henry County are not immune to at least one outfall from what the New York Times calls “the great American single-family home problem”: the looming shortage in affordable places to live. What might seem to be mostly a distant challenge for faraway metropolitan areas could eventually a...
When it comes to Henry County house hunting, sooner or later you’re bound to find yourself confronted by a question of proper house touring etiquette. After all, you’re an invited guest in somebody else’s Henry County home—someone who you don’t know, who isn’t around, and whose house rules are a ...
For most Henry County July 4th celebrants, the period between the last barbecued hot dog and the first firework (even if it’s only on TV) can drag on so long that it threatens the festivities. Times like these may not quite try men’s (or Moms’) souls, but they do cry out for creative diversions l...

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