Misty Harris's Blog Posts

Forsyth County High School

The kids' summer break is quickly coming to an end. As we approach this crazy unorthodox school year have you decided if your kids are going back to school in person? Will they be doing virtual

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6 Tips for Buying a Home Long Distance

We all know real estate transactions can be pretty tricky, but trying to buy a home from a long distance can bring a whole new set of challenges to the equation. But don't worry, it doesn't have to

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Forsyth County Middle Schools

The start of school is just around the corner. Do you know how to get your kids registered in Forsyth County? What time do classes start and end? And how in the world do you even log on to virtual

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Georgia Seller's Property Disclosure

What is a seller's property disclosure in Georgia? Is it required by law? And what information are you expected to disclose about your property? We'll talk about all that and more coming right up.

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Buying a Home in a Seller's Market

If you're shopping for a house, then you know how crazy competitive it is out there right now. In this seller's market, how in the world are you supposed to compete as a buyer?  Have you

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Forsyth County Elementary Schools

What elementary school are used zone for? What time does class start and dismiss? What programs are available? Do they have a gifted class? And where do you even enroll and when? If you're new to

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Forbearance

If you're behind on your mortgage payment or expect to be in the upcoming months due to COVID-19, I have some information to help keep you out of foreclosure. Like so many people have, if you

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Lake Lanier Islands Activities

School's out for summer, parents need a well-deserved reality break, and the kids are going completely stir crazy, including mine. What a better time to spend some fun in the sun than at Lake Lanier

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Are Open Houses Really Worth It?

Do open houses really get your home sold? Are they a good use of your time? And are they even really worth it?  I know we've all seen this; you’re driving around on the weekend,

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What is Earnest Money?

When buying a house, the earnest money is given to the seller and basically says, "Hey, we want you to take your house off the market. And this money is acting as good faith that we're going to move

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What is Due Diligence?

So many of my clients ask me, “What exactly is the due diligence period, and how does it work?” Part of the negotiations when you're buying a house in the State of Georgia is your

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Halcyon | Forsyth County GA

Halcyon is a unique, 135-acre space in Alpharetta Georgia that offers a modern blend of retail boutiques, business offices, and living areas with entertainment, food, and a fun outdoor green space.

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Home Sellers Checklist

So, you've got to get your home sold, but you don't know where to start or even what the entire process really looks like. How do you find the best agent? What kind of money do you put into your

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Lake Lanier Islands Accommodations

Imagine it's a warm sunny day on a white sand beach, the smell of hamburgers on the grill and suntan lotion is floating through the air. The kids are laughing as they race down water slides. Music

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House Hunting Checklist

Why is a House Hunting Checklist Essential?Imagine running around the grocery store, looking for dozens of items that you need for dinner, but you forgot your checklist. How much longer is this now

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Questions to Ask When Buying a Home

When it comes to buying a house, are you asking the right questions? We're going to discuss some of the questions you need to ask when considering a home purchase. Is This a Good Time to Buy a

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10 Simple Steps to Buying a Home in Georgia

Hello everyone! Today we’re going to look at 10 steps to buying a home.Do Your Research:What's the very first thing you do when you're interested in buying a new product or learning about a

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Costs of Selling Your Home in Georgia

What is the cost of getting your home sold in today's market? I'm Misty with JP and Associates…Let's take a couple of minutes to break down the potential costs of getting your home sold. The

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Tacos & Tequilas Restaurant

Hey guys, Misty here. I'm over at my favorite Mexican restaurant in Cumming, Georgia, Tacos and Tequilas. They are located at 2155 Market Place Boulevard. They're open Saturday through Wednesday

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Don't Waste Money $ Boosting a Facebook ad!! You Need an Intelligent Digital Marketing Plan.

Hey guys, I'm curious, have you ever been online looking at a specific product only to find that every page you visit now has an advertisement for that same product in front of you? It's not a

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Benefits of Showing a Property in the Rain

Hi. Happy Wednesday everybody. Misty Harris here with Lake Lanier Homes and Estates at JP and Associates. So, I'm out showing properties on this rainy Wednesday and a lot of people are asking, "Why

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4 Tips to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Are you thinking about putting your home on the market? My name is Misty with JP & Associates, and I'm going to share with you, four tips, to help get your home ready to show. Tip number one,

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Cumming, Georgia Real Estate Market Update

What is our real estate market doing in 2020? Should you buy? Should you sell? Invest? I'm Misty Harris with JP & Associates Metro Atlanta. Let's take a couple of quick minutes to break down

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