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The garage has become the “catch-all space” or the “dump room” in our home for many of us.  And before we know it, we have a garage full of I’ll-put-that-away-later items and an overwhelming mess. Eventually, cleaning out the garage becomes such a daunting task that it gets put off day after day. If that sounds like you, you are not alone! We are here to help. We have put together a list of some simple tricks to help you organize the garage.  

  1. Make Some Time:  Cleaning out the garage can be a huge project. If you know you have your work cut out, go ahead and give yourself more than one day: Schedule a weekend. 

  1. Make Piles: Go through everything and begin sorting items into various categories such as: 

    Donate outdated items

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This Mother’s Day, show all the moms in your life your appreciation with a special gift from a local gift shop.  By shopping local, you are not only pouring back into our community, but you are sure to find a one-of-a-kind gift that any mom will adore.  There are so many great local gift shops and restaurants right here in Augusta!  Check out the list below of things to do with the woman that loves you the most to make her day memorable!

Here are some great local gift store options to just name a few:

Pecans Unlimited

Augusta Candle Company

Book Tavern

Mish Mash Interiors and Gifts

Shoes at Surrey

Or, consider treating mom to a special lunch or dinner.  

Local Restaurants: 

Tako Sushi

Sconyers BBQ

Raes Coastal Cafe

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If you are thinking about listing your home, now is the perfect time to get started. Spring not only brings the perfect weather and longer days, but it’s also a great time to put your house on the market! Here are three reasons why Spring is the perfect time to sell your home.

1. Buyer Activity

With the sunny days and pleasantly mild temperatures, outside activity is inevitable and prospective buyers are out exploring neighborhoods and visiting homes. The favorable weather is not the only reason for buyer activity, and Spring is also a great season to settle into a new home.  And most home buyers with school-aged kids prefer to move before summer break begins.

2.  Curb Appeal

With flowers in bloom, Spring is the perfect time to freshen

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by Alex Griffin
Investment Associate | Beman Group
Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Commercial Division

You’ve no doubt been to some of downtown Augusta’s new restaurants or entertainment locations: Edgar’s Above Broad, Miller Theater, Pineapple Ink Tavern, etc. You’ve probably also seen a lot of vacant buildings, just sitting empty with no lights on and making downtown look like a strange hodgepodge of thriving and dying. A lot of people don’t understand why more buildings aren’t renovated, and I hope to explain those challenges below and what we can do to help mitigate those challenges.

The main reason for the lack of new development or renovation is the gap between rental rates and construction costs. Building a new building in Augusta

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