Lets Talk Real Estate

Keep up with the latest trends happening in the Georgia Real Estate market. Here, Gina Smith and Smith Fine Homes share on a variety of topics such as Restaurants, Savings, and of course, Real Estate news.

Summer Cocktails | Easy & Refreshing

Summer Cocktails | Easy & Refreshing

Frozen Sangria Slush Ingredients 1 cup frozen strawberries 1 cup frozen raspberries 2 cups red wine* (I used a cheap Tempranillo) 1/4 cup orange juice 2 ounces brandy 1 lime, juiced 1 cup ice* Instructions Place all ingredients in a blender EXCEPT ice and puree until...

Resources for Black Mental Health

Resources for Black Mental Health

Hey, Girl podcast “hey, girl. is a podcast that unites the voices of phenomenal women near and far. Created with sisterhood and storytelling in mind, author Alex Elle sits down with people who inspire her. From friends to family members and strangers, the hey, girl....

Black Owned Businesses To Support in Atlanta

Black Owned Businesses To Support in Atlanta

iwi fresh Garden Day Spa Enjoy some self care with amazingly fresh products at iwi fresh Garden Day Spa (341 Nelson St., Atlanta) Yolanda Owens, owner of the spa, uses healthy ingredients in her farm-to-face skincare products and spa. Celebrities like Kelly Rowland...

Gina’s Go-To Quarantine Recipes

Gina’s Go-To Quarantine Recipes

These wonderful recipes have been keeping me and my family feeling full, fit & fabulous! Smith Fine Quarantini Ingredients: Kosher salt — & lime wedge, to rim the glass  1 1/2 ounces silver tequila — about 3 tablespoons  3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime...

Go Old School with Drive-In Date Nights

Go Old School with Drive-In Date Nights

There has been a resurgence of drive-in movie theatres, and we break down some of the best entertainment options (local food included) coming your way this month! Drive In Experience The Starlight Drive-In in southeast Atlanta reopened in late April & The Swan...

Inside the Real Estate Industry Bounce Back!

Inside the Real Estate Industry Bounce Back!

Buyer interest is on the rise! Here are new updates on the industry’s bounce back: In states that have reopened, buyers are coming back to the housing market much faster than expected, and mortgage applications jumped 11%. Applications to purchase a home rose for the...

Create Your Own Backyard Summer Oasis

Create Your Own Backyard Summer Oasis

With temperatures rising, now is a wonderful time to update your outdoor living space! Below are a few additions you can add to get the most out of your backyard for the summer!   Furniture From luxurious seating to fabulous hammocks, begin by making sure you...

Realty During the Pandemic – Facts & Stats

Realty During the Pandemic – Facts & Stats

Those who closely observe Atlanta’s market say signs point to more of a temporary slowdown than a Great Recession-like slump. More than 9,000 closings across the metro in recent weeks, according to data from First Multiple Listing Service. The Georgia Association of...

Financial Moves during Covid-19

Financial Moves during Covid-19

With times feeling uncertain, now is a great time to utilize financial literacy. Below we cover how you can save on your utility bills, groceries, and advantageous ways to spend your stimulus check. Save on Utilities Set Your Thermostat to 78 degrees Georgia Power...