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September
30

Roofing Materials - Owning a Home - Josey Young & Brady Realty

For most homeowners, the roof is usually an afterthought—at least until you see a brown spot on your ceiling. Then you realize how critical that part of your home is. In addition to protecting your home from natural elements, the roof contributes greatly to the curb appeal and resale value of your house. So, when building a new home, a house addition or re-roofing, it is best to consider roofing options available and then determine what is suitable for your home. You should also look at the climate in your area as well as the architectural style of your home.

There are more types of roofing materials in the marketplace than ever before. Each has its advantages and shortcomings, so choosing one can be tough. Our real estate agents provide a list of the most common types of roofing materials along with their pros and cons to help you make an informed decision.

  1. Asphalt Shingles
    These are the most common roofing materials, covering a great majority of houses in America. The standard-three-tab asphalt shingles often incorporate granulated zinc or copper to prevent the growth of algae. Asphalt shingles are machine-sawed and available in a wide range of different colors both solid and blended. They are highly durable and made to last around 25 years or more. Most asphalt roofing products are affordable and easy to install. However, this roofing material degrades over time due to exposure to the environment. They are also prone to impact damage than harder, thicker roofing.

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September
23

Wedding Venues in Atlanta, GA - Josey Young & Brady Realty

Are you shopping Atlanta homes for sale with the intention of settling in the area with your soon-to-be new spouse? If so, you're probably also working on planning a wedding. Why not get married right where you plan to live? There are lots of pretty places to say I Do around Atlanta. Our real estate agents can fill you in on many great local wedding venues, including the following five:

  1. The Peachtree Club, 999 Peachtree St. NE Suite 2800, Atlanta
    Located in the penthouse of 999 Peachtree St NE, 28 stories above street level, The Peachtree Club is one of Atlanta's premier wedding and event venues. This elegant, skyline-level venue features panoramic views, luxurious amenities, exceptional cuisine, and personalized service via the club's in-house wedding planners.

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September
16

Neutral Home Decor - Josey Young & Brady Realty

It's not unusual to want or need to do some updates when getting ready to sell your home. And with so many amazing home makeovers all over TV, it can be tempting to want to incorporate every up-to-the-second trend into your Atlanta home for sale remodeling project. But don't get too excited just yet.

Our real estate agents know what makes your home appealing to as many potential buyers as possible. Neutral paint, décor, and finishes that look modern, but not overly trendy, and design that doesn't look too personalized offer the kind of wide appeal that can sell your home faster. So if you're selling soon, here are a few home remodeling trends you'd be better off avoiding. 

  • Farmhouse chic. After years of over-saturation, this design trend is finally running out of steam. This includes elements like shiplap walls, farmhouse sinks, and distressed furniture. It's also a pretty specific style, so if you're selling you'll run the risk of turning off buyers that would prefer a different look.

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September
3

Atlanta Tourist Destinations - JY&B Realty

One of the most vibrant cities in America, Atlanta has become a major cultural center and a bustling economic hub. There's plenty of southern hospitality to go around and along with more traditional attractions like museums, there are tons of fun, wild and weird sights, sounds, and history to take in. Our real estate agents not only have the skinny on beautiful Atlanta homes for sale, we've come up with a list of must-see attractions that entertain visitors and locals alike in the Atlanta metro area.

  1. The Doll's Head Trail at Constitution Lakes Park - 1305 South River Industrial Blvd SE, Atlanta
    One of Atlanta's most unusual hiking adventures, The Doll's Head Trail is repurposing at its finest. In addition to being part of multiple trails that take you through scenic, wildlife-filled wetlands, it features installations of found objects, including discarded doll parts, truck parts, toys, bottles, bricks, tiles, and more. These whimsical displays are all created by objects that are found inside Constitution Lakes Park. Visitors are encouraged to pick up items inside this urban nature preserve to create their own unique found-art pieces.

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