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Just Listed! 17 Crimson Hill Drive

Newly Refreshed 3-bedroom 2.5-bathroom Home in the "Foothills at Rydal"

This home is only 10 minutes to I-75 for Commuters. This stunning home features New Interior and Exterior Paint. The expansive Great Room boasts Vaulted Ceilings & a Stone-Front Fireplace. The kitchen is a Chef's Delight with Granite countertops, Tile Backsplash, and a large Island with a Breakfast Counter. The kitchen also has a Planning Desk & Views into Great Room. Charming formal Dining Room features Custom Wainscoting, and Hardwood Floors can be found throughout most of the Main Level. The master suite is located on the Main floor. The Master bathroom boasts His & Her Vanities, Separate Shower, Whirlpool bathtub, Tile Floors & Walk-In Closet. The Upper level has two bedrooms with Walk-In Closets & Huge Bonus Room. This property also features a Full Unfinished Basement with a Boat Door & is Stubbed for Bathroom. This home won't last long. See it today!

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Just Listed! 1565 Davis Farm Drive

Energy Efficient "Earthcraft" Home

Beautiful 5-bedroom 4-bathroom Energy Efficient "Earthcraft" Home located in the Davis Farm subdivision! This stunning home features gorgeous hardwood floors throughout, an expansive dining room & Office with a formal living room. This home boasts charm throughout with a coffered ceiling in the great room, stone-front fireplace, and custom built-ins. The spacious kitchen features a large island, stainless steel appliances, beautiful granite counters, and a walk-in pantry that will delight any Chef! The expansive master bedroom also features a seating area perfect for your morning coffee. The spa-like master bathroom has granite countertops, a double vanity, whirlpool bathtub, separate shower, and a huge walk-in closet. Secondary bedrooms are oversized, and each has their own bathrooms! The large bonus room is perfect for a media room/Playroom. The unfinished Basement stubbed for a bathroom and is ready for your creative ideas. The home also features an electric car charging outlet in the garage!! This is one fantastic home you don't want to miss!

Christine Topham
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Make Your Carpet Last While Looking Great

Carpet is one of the areas of your home that requires the most maintenance and probably shows wear faster than any other part of your home. For that reason, many people choose to use other floorings in their home in some rooms that holds up better to wear and tear. Even if you choose other flooring options for high traffic areas of your area, nothing beats the comfort of carpet in your bedrooms.

If you do choose to have carpet in your home, there are some steps you can take to keep it looking great and help it last longer. Start by being careful to wipe your shoes when you come inside. Adding rugs at your entry doors can help with this. Some people choose not to wear shoes in their home and even if you aren’t willing to go that far, carefully wiping your feet every time you come inside will make a big difference. Even when you can’t see dirt on your shoes, it is there and will come off on your carpet.

Regular carpet care will help it look nice for longer. Start with a thorough vacuuming at least once a week. If you have young children or pets, you should do more frequently. It is also necessary to clean spills immediately, and you should keep the carpet cleaner on hand for unexpected stains. On a regular basis, you should also have your carpets professionally cleaned or rent a carpet cleaning machine to assist with this task. Even if your carpets appear very clean, you will likely be shocked at the dirty water coming out of the machine if you choose to clean your carpets yourself. Doing this on an annual basis at a minimum or more often if you choose will help your carpet look nice and eliminate dirt and allergens from your home. Many home improvement and even grocery stores rent the carpet cleaners. You can search for a location near you here.

Everyone wants their carpets to look nice and be clean for their families but if you are thinking about selling your home, this is even more important. When buyers come to look at your home, they will notice immediately the condition your carpet is in and will comment on it. At a minimum, you should have your carpets cleaned before you list your home and if your carpet has reached the end of its life expectancy, having it replaced will make a huge impact.

Christine Topham
RE/MAX Unlimited

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Just Listed! 1946 Cash Road, Calhoun, GA

Looking for a FARM? Here's a GREAT ONE!

Beautiful Setting for this 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom home on 31.5 Acres, approximately 27 acres is Pastured & Fenced. This stunning Open Concept home features a Newly Renovated Kitchen with Stainless Steel Upgraded Appliances. The Large Great Room boasts custom built-ins and beautiful Wide-Plank Hardwood Floors are featured throughout the Main level, including the master suite. The Main Level is All Handicap Accessible with an Entry Ramp located in the Garage. Other accessible features include Wide Door Frames & Roll-In Shower in the master bathroom. The Upper Level has two More Large Bedrooms & a Full-size bathroom. The Huge Covered & New Open Deck offers Views of the Lake & Pasture! This home also has a Pool with a Cabana, Large 30x60 "Mechanics" Shop with Roll-Up Doors/Power/Water/Bathroom & Storage Room, and So Much More!

Christine Topham
RE/MAX Unlimited

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Make Moving a Breeze with these 10 Simple Steps

If a move is coming up in your future, you may be stressed out trying to figure out how to coordinate all of the details and do everything that needs to be done. It is important to be well organized and do as much as you can in advance of your move so that you have time to focus on the last minute things when needed and don’t get overwhelmed. How do you even know where to start? Follow these simple steps to a successful move.

1. Start by gathering all of the packing supplies you will need. Find or purchase boxes, tape, markers wrapping materials. When you are packing, it will slow you down if you have to skip different things because you don’t have the right supplies.  and

2. Research the actual move and make the necessary reservations you need. You will need to either book a mover or reserve a moving truck if you plan to do it yourself. In addition to the actual vehicle, you will need, if you plan to move, make sure you have people lined up to help you and possibly a backup if something falls through. If you are putting items in storage as part of your move, make these arrangements as well.

3. Plan a schedule for packing. Determine which room you should pack each day or week, so you get everything done on time. Don’t forget last minute packing that will need to take place as well. Designate a box or two for each room to pack the final items that you will be using right up until your move.

4. Spend an afternoon coordinating utilities and other transfers that need to be scheduled. Whether you need new utilities set up, things turned off or just a transfer, work on this several weeks in advance to ensure this is scheduled appropriately and allow yourself plenty of time to handle any paperwork requirements that are necessary.

5. Set aside a box for important items that you will need access to at all times. This box will need to stay with you and not get packed in a moving truck.

6. Moving time is the perfect time to purge. If you don’t want something or won’t have a place for it in your new home, sell it or donate it so that you don’t have to move it.

7. If your move is a long distance move, make sure to obtain copies of school and medical records to take with you.

8. If you have pets, make any special arrangements needed for them. It may be a good idea to arrange a friend to keep them for a day or two when the move is taking place. With the door open so much, if they are prone to escaping, having them somewhere safe may be helpful and one less thing for you to worry about.

9. Take time for meals and keep some snacks and drinks on hand during the move. I promise the move will be stressful. If you are hungry on top of that, it will feel way worse than it is. Take short breaks when you need to so you feel better.

10. Don’t try to do it all yourself. Accept any help that is offered to you and asks for more help if needed.

If you need a recommendation of professionals to help you with your move, give me a call. Moving is hard, but if you allow yourself the time you need to make preparations and use this list as your guide, it doesn’t have to be as bad as you think.

Christine Topham
RE/MAX Unlimited

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Christine Topham
RE/MAX Unlimited
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25 years serving Bartow, Cobb and Paulding Counties

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