Real Estate Blog

1. What are the rental requirements?

  • Income Requirements: 

-Gross 3x the rent amount (For example: Rent is $1,000/mo: Gross $3,000/mo.)

  • Credit Requirements:
    - Minimum 550 Credit Score Required
    - Scores between 550-599- Double Deposit Required
    - Scores 600 or Above- Single Deposit Required
    - Co-Signers can be used for income only
    - Co-Signers will not be accepted for those with poor credit.

  • AHA Approved Properties 

    • Contact our Housing Authority specialist

2. What is your application process?

  • We will need a completed application, proof of income, and a copy of your Driver's License or State ID

  • There is an application fee of $50 per adult 18 and over.  

  • The application

125 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post

Mother's Day

Mother's Day is fast approaching, now is the perfect time to shop at local businesses for that special gift! While eating out still may not be ideal for some, there are plenty of local restaurants that offer gift cards. Also, when gift shopping, consider purchasing items from local vendors.  Independent businesses often operate on thin margins and during the pandemic, these companies took a real “hit.” 

Shopping local not only pours back into our community but small gift shops offer unique products allowing you to find that perfect gift for the woman that loves you the most-Mom! There are so many great local businesses in Augusta!  Here are some great options to just name a few:

Restaurants:

  • French Market Grille
  • Tako Sushi
  • Sconyers
209 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post

Home Office Space

With many of us working from home, now is a great time to optimize and create the perfect home office space. Designated office space is proven to make working from home more productive and enjoyable. A home office isn’t just about having a designated space, it’s about how you set it up for your maximum productivity. To get you started, here are a few of our tips to optimize the best space for you.

Ensure Your Home Office is a Dedicated, Private Space

Set up a dedicated office space in a quiet location within your home, somewhere that is away from the everyday bustle of your home. If you don’t have extra space, purchase a divider to create as much private space as possible. Make sure that anyone you live with knows that when you’re in the

266 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post

Buying a Home

The COVID-19 outbreak has certainly thrown the world a curveball but this doesn’t mean life itself has stopped.  While some have decided to wait this pandemic out before buying a home, for others there may be an urgency to move.  Some people are in the middle of a job transfer or their lease may be ending. Real estate agents are considered essential, and we are still open for business and serving the needs of our clients. 

Some of our resources we are currently using to accommodate social distancing include virtual showings; video and phone appointments; digital documents and e-signatures.  

Take a look at these steps for buying a home during COVID-19:

Stay in touch with your realtor:  No need to let social distancing stop you from

151 Views, 0 Comments
Read Full Post