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    Monday, February 11, 2019   /   by Amber Felton

    3 Amazing Ways to Spend Valentine's Day in Savannah

    Valentine's day is quickly approaching, and we’re blessed with a wide range of activities in our local area that can provide you and your significant other with a day to remember. We’ve searched high and low to find what we think are 3 of the best ways to celebrate February 14th in Savannah this year.
    Let’s get started.
    1.) Savannah Riverboat Cruises
    Savannah Riverboat Cruises return this year with their annual Valentine's day cruise event. As you’d expect it’s a magical evening spent aboard a stunning cruise ship as you gently meander down the Savannah River. You’ll board the ship at around 6 pm for a departure time of 7 pm. Once you’re out on the open water you’ll be treated to a gourmet 4-course meal with a wide range of delicacies and treats from all over the world on offer.
    You’ll be washing all of this delicious food down with excellent wine and champagne (sitting next to your personal freshly cut rose bouquet) as you watc ...

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    Monday, February 11, 2019   /   by Amber Felton

    4 of the Best Family Friendly Rainy Day Activities In and Around Savannah

    Despite us being blessed with glorious weather here in Savannah for most of the year, it does get a little rainy during these winter months. While life is certainly best lived outdoors in our little corner of the world, luckily, we’ve got a wide range of indoor activities that are perfect for the whole family on these rainy days. Here are a few of the best attractions and activities we recommend you check out when the weather is a little wetter in 2019.
    1.) Escape Rooms
    Escape rooms have seemingly come out of nowhere to captivate and entertain people from all over the world in an instant. Savannah is home to numerous escape rooms, all of which are highly regarded. You and your family will have to test your logical thinking and problem-solving abilities to escape the room before the timer runs out. All of the rooms are themed and you can choose from situations like pirate ships and zombie apocalypse scenarios, or you can go for one of the classics like being locked in a spooky m ...

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    Thursday, February 7, 2019   /   by Amber Felton

    Open House Do's and Don'ts

    As a potential home buyer, it is most likely that you have encountered some type of promotion for an Open House. An Open House is a great way for potential buyers to explore and learn about a home in a casual yet professional setting. Also, if you do not already have an agent, it is an opportunity to connect with someone who can help you get started on the search for your dream home. If you're unsure about whether or not you should attend or just a little nervous about going, here is a quick overview of some of the Do's and Don'ts of attending an Open House.

    1.) Do: Be Mindful of Your Attire

    While there is no dress code enforced when attending an open house, it goes without saying that you should wear something appropriate to the home you are visiting. We recommend wearing something that you will feel comfortable wearing for an extended period of time. Depending on the home, you may have to walk up and down stairs or may go for a walk outside to view a large backyard. 

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    Thursday, January 31, 2019   /   by Amber Felton

    5 Valentine Date Night Restaurants in Savannah!

    If you're looking for the perfect place to treat your Valentine for dinner, look no further than the beautiful city of Savannah! Savannah is known for its authentic, fresh seafood and boasts restaurants on the riverfront as well as hundreds of exclusive eateries. With Valentine's Day just two weeks away, there is still time to schedule reservations for the perfect Valentine's Date Night. Check out these five restaurants that we recommend for a lovely Valentine's date night!

    1.) Vic's On The River

    Overlooking the Savannah River and Historic River Street, Vic's On The River is the perfect destination for a romantic evening with your significant other. Vic's menu offers a sophisticated take on traditional Southern cuisine. The restaurant's ambiance is very relaxing and is sure to be the perfect start for a perfect evening with your Valentine.

    Tip: Vic's On The River's has a very vast list of wines that can be purchased by the glass or the bottle. We recommend pairing one of their ...

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    Monday, January 21, 2019   /   by Amber Felton

    4 Things First Time Home Buyers Need to Know Before Signing on the Dotted Line

    Buying a property for the first time can be a little bit overwhelming. Even with guidance from an experienced and personable real estate agent, you’ll still be learning the ropes right up until the moment you sign on the dotted line (and beyond).
    Buying your first home is almost always going to be the biggest transaction you’ve made in your life up until this point, so it’s important you’re aware of some rookie mistakes that are best avoided.
    Here are 4 things that we think all first-time buyers need to know before they commit to a purchase and sign on the dotted line.
    1) Don’t Take The First Mortgage You’re Offered
    Applying for mortgages is no one’s idea of fun. Long forms, personal questions, and hours spent in and out of banks talking about huge sums of money and decades of your life is, quite frankly, exhausting.
    When you get your first approved offer from a lender, it can be tempting to be satisfied to ...

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      home buying tips