Carey Scott
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The Compound Effect: Building Your Household’s Wealth
Posted Wed, Apr 19th 2017 9:42 am
Wealth is within reach for many people; however, according to a recent study, 63 percent of Americans said it’s not likely they’ll become rich.1 While younger people are more likely to say they’ll ...

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Listing Agent, Buyers' Agent, Sellers' Agent: Who is My Agent?
Posted Wed, Jan 9th 2013 3:02 pm
Buyers’ agent, sellers’ agent – what does it mean? In every Columbus, GA/Phenix City, AL area real estate transaction, the differences are easy to understand, right? Not quite. A potential linguist...

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Getting a Mortgage - Understanding the GFE
Posted Mon, Jan 7th 2013 9:02 pm
When you plan on getting a mortgage in the Columbus, GA/Phenix City, AL area anytime this year, you’re fairly certain to run into something known as the GFE. It’s the acronym for ‘Good Faith Estima...

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Online home searches guide not decide!
Posted Mon, Oct 29th 2012 2:15 pm
We take it for granted at this point, but digitized listings have to be the greatest of all the advances technology has brought to real estate. For both prospective Columbus, GA area home buyers an...

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Finding a Columbus GA Realtor
Posted Mon, Oct 29th 2012 2:08 pm
When you want to sell your house, you want it to bring in top dollar. That means you want to find a Realtor® in the Columbus GA area who has the characteristics of a top performer. He or she may or...

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Swimming Pool Pros and Cons
Posted Wed, Aug 1st 2012 11:37 pm
At last! To the joy of every child (and most adults) you know, your Columbus, GA area home has a swimming pool! Whether you just bought the property or have recently installed a pool yourself, this...

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Wood Deck or Composite Deck?
Posted Wed, Aug 1st 2012 10:42 pm
Selling your home in boom times can seem like quite a different proposition from what we have today. But Columbus, GA area real estate veterans know that there are many factors that aren't subject ...

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Kitchens Feature Hot Colors Now!
Posted Tue, Jul 31st 2012 12:03 am
Designers of today's Columbus, GA new homes and remodeled homes are continuing to regard the kitchen as the functioning central gathering place - the family's social hub, where a great deal more th...

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Wood vs Gas Fireplace: Pros and Cons
Posted Mon, Jul 30th 2012 11:17 pm
Many potential Columbus, GA area homebuyers rate fireplaces near the top of their 'nice to have' list. Not a 'gotta have,' but definitely a solid plus. For them, fireplaces are romantic additions t...

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Salt Water Pools - Pros and Cons
Posted Mon, Jul 16th 2012 3:34 pm
For most of us, a swimming pool would be a truly valuable addition to any home. It isn't just the fun pools bring to the backyard recreational space -- they add value to Columbus, GA property listi...

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How Safe is Your Home from Break-Ins?
Posted Sun, Jul 15th 2012 7:10 pm
Ahhhh! At the end of a busy day, who doesn't look forward to the surge of well being that comes with closing the door behind you, finally able to relax now that the world is at bay. Whether living ...

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Have a successful Columbus, GA real estate closing
Posted Sun, May 13th 2012 3:45 pm
Surprises can be a lot of fun. Being blindsided when friends throw you a surprise birthday party is a fine example. Getting an unexpectedly large tax return is another. But when you're about to clo...

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New Home Permits Hammer Out 3 1/2 Year High
Posted Sun, May 13th 2012 2:30 pm
There’s no crystal ball economists can use to forecast the future (in fact, their pronouncements are often so vague you’d think they were using a recently-shaken snow globe). To search for new hom...

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Search Columbus GA MLS for Homes & Real Estate for Sale
Posted Sat, Mar 24th 2012 12:45 pm
Looking to Search the Columbus GA MLS for Homes, Land, and Commercial Property? You can search all of the real estate properties for sale in the Columbus GA Multiple Listing Service (MLS) on thi...

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