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Aug. 20, 2018

Home Partners of America

Home Partners of America

Home Partners of America

Home Partners of America is a company that offers a lease with the right to purchase program.  It does have specific guidelines, but it does work and helped many people to get into homeownership.

This program can work for a variety of people.  For example:

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April 9, 2018

What is Knock, Offerpad, and Opendoor? And Why You Could Potentially Lose a Lot of Money

Are Knock, Open Door, and Offer Pad really the wave of the future?  I have heard a lot about these three companies over the last six months.  There was an article about all three in Inman called ICNY18: The iBuyers are Coming for Real Estate.  This article talks about how ...

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March 12, 2018

A Story About Mortage Interest Rates vs. Buying Power

Interest Rates vs Buying Power

This has been a huge topic, as of late, because interest rates are rising and it does affect how much buying power you have.  So what does an increase in interest rates mean?

Imagine this, you wake up one morning and decide that you ...

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Nov. 15, 2017

Atlanta Market Report for November 2017

Atlanta Market Report for November 2017The Atlanta Market Report for November 2017 is out.  This has been a crazy year.  Inventory is incredibly low and we are seeing a slight adjustment in the higher price points.  In January of this year, the $500-$600,000 price point had an average of 5 ...

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Oct. 27, 2017

Can a Room Without a Closet be a Bedroom?

What makes a bedroom?  Canhome, market report, real estate market report a room without a closet be a  bedroom?  Both excellent questions that I get asked a lot.  It is one of the most misunderstood places in a house.  Buyers, sellers, and many Realtors do not know the criteria for a bedroom ...

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Aug. 2, 2017

Get the Home You Want in a Low Inventory Market

Top two way a Buyer can compete in a low inventory marketHere is the deal in Metro Atlanta right now, we are seeing the lowest inventory we have seen in a long time.  Low inventory means there is not enough good property on the market for the number of buyers that are looking for a home. Buyers must be more competitive when ...

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Feb. 19, 2017

Standard or Enhanced Title Insurance - Which One Do You Need?

Title InsuranceYou are buying a home.  I feel it is one of the greatest achievements a person can accomplish. During the process many clients always ask me, "Do I need Title Insurance?"  Think of it this way, do you need health care coverage?  Title insurance is a one time charge, at ...

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Oct. 20, 2016

Top 9 Things to Consider about Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing insurance requires you to think about the worst possible situations: health issues, car accidents, fires, floods and home damage but it also helps you realize it’s good to be prepared and plan ahead. We don’t want to dwell on what could happen but it’s important to protect yourself from ...

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Sept. 14, 2016

No place for a Lowball Offer in Today's Real Estate Market

A Lowball Offer Helps Nobody

No place for a Lowball Offer in Todays Real Estate MarketSo this has been an issue with me for a while now.  Buying a house is fun and I really enjoy helping my clients find one.  What I don't like is finding the right house and then my client wanting to put a ...

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Aug. 5, 2016

6 Questions Buyers Ask When Buying a Home

6 questions buyers ask

I love my job.  Being a Realtor is the best job I have had.  Like any job there are some parts that are repetitive.  Mainly the most repetitive is the questions that I get asked.  That is ok, they are all good questions, but generally there are certain questions that ...

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