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April
29

 

Home Inspection Report-JYB Realty

Our real estate agents at Josey Young & Brady Realty will help you find the Atlanta home for sale that puts you right at the heart of all the Peach State has to offer.

Sometimes, getting to closing on your dream home has challenges. With help from the right real estate expert though, you can overcome any bumps in the road. You may not be able to plan for everything that might happen, but you can always adjust and move forward.

One worrying situation is a problem with a home inspection. A home inspection is used to ensure a home is safe and ready for move in. A qualified inspector examines every aspect of the house, including its plumbing, electrical systems, roof, walls, floors, and much more. He or she then compiles a report specifying any issues.

Some mortgage programs for first-time homeowners require a "clean" home inspection that does not indicate defective wiring or anything else that may compromise human safety. In most cases, however, a home inspection is for advisory purposes only.

You can still go forward with buying a home after a poor inspection. Still, it's important to ask yourself how the results of the inspection might add costs or other complications to your plans. Here's what to do:

  1. Start With a Strong Inspection Clause
    A real estate lawyer is your best ally in ensuring your contract has an inspection clause that can make things right in the event of trouble. A common approach is to stipulate that the seller must pay to make certain types of repairs or provide a lump sum. However, this can come back to haunt you if faults cost more to fix than the seller agreed upon.

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April
15

Atlanta Bookstores-Josey Young & Brady Realty

Cover to cover, there is no better way to relax than by cracking open a book. A well-written book can teach you everything you want to know about culture, cuisine, or civilizations from long ago. If you love to read as much as our real estate agents enjoy the hobby, April 27th is an opportunity for you to head down to your local bookstore and celebrate Independent Bookstore Day. When it comes to finding the perfect book for your collection, the following are 5 independent bookstores in Atlanta we highly recommend.

  • Bazati - 550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta
    Bazati has a little bit of everything for everyone to enjoy. Throughout this eclectic store, you'll find a broad selection of one-of-a-kind books, Caribbean cigars, and silky smooth beverages to sip on as you settle in to enjoy conversations about your favorite books with your closest friends.

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April
8

Paint to Sell-Josey Young & Brady Realty

Spring has sprung, and our real estate agents are busy helping clients with Atlanta homes for sale prepare for the most active selling season of the year. One of their top tips is to use paint to get your home in buyer-ready condition. So grab your paintbrush, roller and drop cloth and read on to learn how you can make your home more appealing with a few coats of paint.

  • Give the Exterior of Your Home Some Love
    There's no denying that creating curb appeal is vital—first impressions are everything with it comes to selling your home. If the exterior of your home is falling flat, consider giving it a makeover with paint. Many potential buyers drive by before looking at a home. If they're faced with a messy exterior or peeling paint, they may not come back. Ask around and get a few estimates from professional painters—they have the skill and tools to do the job safely and make it stand out from the crowd. Its best to choose a neutral or earthy tone for the exterior of your home, but make sure to pick a different color for trim—the contrast will be more eye-catching than using a single color.

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April
1

Easter Brunch in Atlanta-Josey Young & Brady Realty

Whether you make it a special, once-per-year occasion or a regular thing, there's no doubt that enjoying Sunday brunch is a great way to spend a morning. Easter is one of the most popular holidays of the year for Sunday brunch, and with the big day coming up now is the perfect time to take a closer look at the best brunch spots in the Atlanta area. There is a brunch destination for every taste in the Atlanta area, from elegant, upscale establishments to neighborhood restaurants serving up your favorite comfort foods. Our real estate agents have the details on 6 of the best spots in Atlanta to enjoy an Easter Sunday brunch this year.

Atlanta Dining: 6 Places to Enjoy a Lovely Easter Brunch in the City

  1. Bistro Niko – 3344 Peachtree Road, Atlanta 30326
    Shopping for Atlanta homes for sale, and looking for a taste of Paris for Sunday brunch? Head to Bistro Niko in Buckhead, where authentic, simple French cuisine is always on the menu. The atmosphere at Bistro Niko is shaped by French art, grand ceilings, and a patio that is perfect for enjoying brunch on a pleasant Easter morning. The staff at Bistro Niko is known for going above and beyond to make guests feel at home.

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