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Surprise Costs Associated With Older Homes

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People often say that older homes have more character, history and charm! If you are in the market for an older home, there are a few things to consider, however. Older home maintenance can be costly, and finding problems and…

5 Reasons Summer is The Best Time to Move

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You can buy a house any time of the year, especially if you have one built by Smith Douglas Homes. However, not every time of year is as ideal for moving as the summer! Our experts strongly recommend moving between…

Smith Douglas Homes Makes Builder 100 List

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ATLANTA, Georgia -- For the second consecutive year, Smith Douglas Homes has earned a spot on the Builder 100 List. In 2015, Smith Douglas made its inaugural appearance on the list at No. 83. This year, Smith Douglas stands at No. 76. Builder…

The Truth About Appliances

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When purchasing a home, many factors affect the decision. From school districts, to floorpans, from mortgages to property taxes, there really is too much to think about. If you are embarking on purchasing a home, possibly your first, allow us…

6 Things to Do Before Starting Your Home Search

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Purchasing a home for the first time can be both exciting and terrifying. When the idea of buying your first home seems overwhelming, just remember that Smith Douglas Homes has resources available to help you every step of the way.…

How to Choose the Right Neighborhood

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Buying a home, treat especially your first home, can be intimidating. You’re committing to a mortgage, shop a community, and quite often a path for your future. It’s important to hone in on your “must-haves” versus your “could-haves” when…

Check out Our E-Book for First Time Homebuyers

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Are you looking to purchase your first home? You probably have questions about how the process works, how much money you'll need, or how to even begin the search. We at Smith Douglas Homes believe an educated homebuyer is the…

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet of how Much House You Can Afford

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If you’re a first-time home buyer, you may be struggling with how much of a mortgage you can realistically take on. When looking for apartments to rent, it’s easy to say that for the next year you’ll be able to afford your quoted rent...

Smith Douglas Homes Gives Back in 2014

In addition to providing home buyers with the best value for their new home, we also aim to serve the communities in which we work. One of the ways we’ve accomplished this in 2014 is by being a Diamond…

7 Facts That Will Make or Break Your Mortgage

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7 Surprising Facts About Mortgages You don't need to save 20% in order to purchase a home. Depending on the type of home loan you pursue, you can qualify for a mortgage by putting down as little as 3% of…