March 2024

March 2024

  • Jana Hufham
  • 03/7/24

March 2024 Newsletter

Hi Jana,

It's March and Spring is just around the corner! Don't forget to set your clock forward this coming Sunday, March 10th, for the beginning of Daylight Saving Time!

Included in the lineup this month:

  • Real Estate | Heading to the Closing Table: Spring selling tips and questions most don't think to ask ... about title insurance, surveys, and ownership options. It's not too late to file for homestead exemption - I've included a complete listing of county offices.
  • Homeowner Resources: Articles about ROI on renovations, room-by-room DIY projects, home office organization, and the latest smart home technology.
  • Interior Design | The Art of Displaying Art: Tips on hanging, arranging and lighting the art on your walls.
  • Atlanta Dreams of Spring: Atlanta Parent's 2024 Summer Day Camp Guide, coffee and lunch spots, the beginning of our local spring festivals and flower displays, St. Patrick's Day celebrations☘️, spring break options for families and adults, the Georgia & Wine Festival, and more.
  • The Academy Awards are on March 10th …here's a link to check out Where to See or Stream Oscar-nominated Best Films in Atlanta … for as little as $5.00!

Our weather is warming up and so is the Atlanta real estate market! If you are considering a move, I'd love to chat with you, answer any questions you have, and share my market insights. I'm here to help you a friend, or a neighbor create a blooming success story!


P.S. Don't miss my Vendor Highlight below!

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Real Estate: Heading to the Closing Table

As spring blooms🌷, so will your selling potential! To maximize interest and offers, prep your home now. Start with a deep clean and declutter, creating a spacious and inviting atmosphere. Address minor repairs, ensuring everything functions smoothly. Boost curb appeal with fresh landscaping, a vibrant front door, and a welcoming entryway. Highlight natural light, stage rooms thoughtfully, and consider minor cosmetic updates that enhance functionality and appeal. This pre-spring polish will have buyers falling in love and ready to make your home their own.


Enhanced Title Insurance
Title insurance provides protection and peace of mind. In Georgia, homeowners can enhance their coverage, adding more protection.

5 Ways of Holding Real Property Title
Real estate ownership can take several forms, with each having implications on ownership transfer, financing, collateralization, and taxing. This article explains the most common methods.

What Is a Land Survey and Do You Need One?
Few homeowners understand the need but most homeowners should have one.

Homestead Exemption in GA
If you owned your home on January 1, you are eligible for this exemption.

Amelia Island Vacation Rental

Gorgeous 3-bedroom, 3-bath oceanfront property in private and gated Amelia Island Plantation. It's completely renovated with high-end finishes and furniture!

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Homeowners: Renovation Resources, Organization, and Technology


2024 Home Renovation Facts and Statistics
The latest industry reports, statistics for the most popular projects, and the future of residential investments. 

Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
From Today's Homeowner, this resource goes room by room with DIY solutions for home improvement projects.

Home Office Organization Ideas
In honor of National Organize Your Home Office Day, this article from Forbes Home offers up 12 helpful ideas.

CES 2024: Home of the Future

The Verge reviews the newest smart home technology room by room at the CES 2024 in Las Vegas.


Interior Design: The Art of Displaying Art


How to Arrange Wall Art
The Complete Art Placement Guide with illustrated pointers on hanging art to spice up your home decor and tips from experts.

How to Light Artwork in Your Home
Learn about the best art lighting methods and the other elements, such as frames, that will make your artwork look its very best.

Use the 57″ Rule to Hang Pictures
Hanging art can be challenging, and getting it right makes a huge difference in how you feel about it in a room. A tip that will help you never screw it up ...


About Town | Around Atlanta


🍷Georgia Food & Wine Festival
March 22-24 | Marietta

Home Shows and Tours
Spring Atlanta Home Show
March 22-24 | Cobb Galleria

Tour of Kitchens🏠
March 16-17 | 11 Various Locations

2024 Guide to Summer Day Camps
From Atlanta Parent

🌷Festivals and Flowers
Tulip Festival at Yule Forest
Weekends, March 2-24

Daffodil Colorfest at Gibbs Gardens
Opening March 1st

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival
Blackburn Park | March 23-24

Atlanta St. Patrick's Day Parade ☘️ 

Midtown |Mar 16, 12-1:30pm | Bring Fido
9th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade 5K
Rooftop Party at Ponce City Market
Marietta Shamrock Shuffle 5K

🛣️ Road Trip

Spring Break Trips for Families
Spring Break Trips for Grown-Ups

Eater Atlanta | Interactive Maps

Atlanta's Essential Coffee Shops
Excellent Lunch Spots

What's Coming to Netflix in March?
New Movies and Series

Exploring Georgia State Parks🏞️
F.D. Roosevelt | Pine Mountain


Walter Reeves | The Georgia Gardener | March Calendar
Prune and fertilize shrubs, propagate hosta, and plant roses

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