Real Estate News

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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March 20, 2017

Smyrna Improvements - Windy Hill Blvd Project to help with congestion

Windy Hill BlvdSmyrna has been very progressive in development and has made this a great family friendly city.   With many development projects like Belmont Hills and Jonquil Plaza, it has added more congestion on Atlanta Road and Windy Hill.  The Windy Hill Blvd will be created to help with congestion and ...

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Feb. 7, 2017

Severe Lack of Inventory - February Real Estate Market Summary

February Real Estate Market SummaryThe February Real Estate Market summary shows that we have a severe lack of inventory. When it comes to active listings we are still in the same position as we have been for quite awhile.  Detached properties in price points $600,000 and under are a sellers market.  $350 ...

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April 15, 2016

How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time (the Right Way)

How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time (the Right Way)

True, each real estate transaction is unique.

Just not in every single way.

If you need to sell your home and purchase a home at the same time, you really only need to do two things ...

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March 24, 2016

Homes for Sale: 10 Staging Tips to Sell Yours Fast

If you are planning on selling your home anytime soon, it goes without saying that you need to give yourself every advantage possible to do so.

One of the ways you can do this is through staging your home properly.

Homes for Sale: 10 Staging Tips to Sell Yours Fast ...

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Feb. 23, 2016

Don't Hire A Realtor That Does Not Use Both MLS Services and List Hub

MLS Services and List HubI have come across many clients who have used another Realtor to sell their home.  The home did not sell and they were frustrated.  When I start looking at reasons why the home did not sell there are a couple of things that come up a lot.  We all know ...

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Oct. 22, 2015

Atlanta Braves Stadium Update: Suntrust Park

Updates on Suntrust Park

Suntrust Park is moving along as scheduled.  The development around the stadium is being called The Battery Atlanta and it is going to be amazing.  Recent announcments of incoming restuarants and venues include some upscale restaurants as well as the Roxy.  The Roxy is a 53,000 ...

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Sept. 24, 2015

Unemployment Rate vs. Employment-Population Ratio – Which is More Accurate?

Unemployment Rate vs. Employment-Population Ratio

I feel that in order to understand statistics the biggest thing is taking the numbers and figuring out how they are determined.   A good example of this is discussing the difference between the unemployment rate and employment-population ratio.

Jobs red word and arrow on stair up to open conceptual door with view to sky and field on white background

To understand the health of our economy ...

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Sept. 24, 2015

REITs – A Great Way to Invest in Real Estate

The housing market seems to be improving in 2012. With home prices rising, less inventory, and record low mortgage rates – investing in real estate seems like a good option to improve your portfolio.

Many people do not want to purchase property as an investment and that is ok.  There is another ...

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