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  This is a great read for first time homebuyers especially.   So many times buyers don't think about payment amount, which is where you can really get into trouble after the closing.   Get prequalified by a direct lender, but follow up with asking about how much you should spend to get your "com...
I can't complain really but I'm going to anyway!   I mean I've had a decent year, not a great year, but decent and I am working with some clients right now that are really nice people.   But, to be really honest about the situation, nice, sincere, honest and decent people are getting harder and h...
  Food for thought when making an offer on residential property.   The appraisal is your safety net - nothing wrong with  making an offer but if you really love the house, might be wise to engage the seller before someone else beats you to it.   There is nothing wrong with a somewhat aggressive o...
  Great article describing how all of this mortgage mess really got started back in 1977.   It's amazing that we don't hear more from the media and poiticians on this subject.  Makes you wonder if the banks will be knocking at our door asking for a second bailout in 2011.   Here is a take on the ...
  Great tips from an expert - too many buyers start with #6 - getting preapproved, discussing with a lender your "comfort zone" for your monthly payment, will save you alot of time and frustration and make it easier for you to set realistic expectations.     Shopping for a home these days is over...
I totally agree - short sales in general are no bargain - the general public believes they are missing out if they don't buy a short sale - I say, yea, you will be missing out on alot of wasted time and frustration.   It doesn't matter what the bank "commits" to on the front end, their process ta...
Be certain to see this lovely home first day out on your home search.   4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, formal dining, breakfast room and breakfast bar, spacious family room with corner fireplace and more.   The large kitchen is perfect for family and entertaining.   You'll have space for preparing a fe...
Lots of wow to be seen here - gorgeous hardwoods - the real kind!   Amazing kitchen and keeping room make the perfect gathering space for family and entertaining.  Over 3000 SF - this one deserves to be first on your list.   The active swim and tennis community is known for being very family frie...
Always wanted to live close to Lake Lanier but want the conveniences of living closer to the city?   Found you a great spot!   Just off the Spout Springs exit of 985, this lovely home on a full, daylight basement is in an attractive subdivision less than 5 minutes from the interstate, and even cl...

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Author Bio: Stephanie McCarty is a top producing real estate agent in metro Atlanta, licensed in 2000, primarily a listing agent in Cherokee and N. Fulton, including the cities of Canton, Roswell, Alpharetta, Crabapple, Milton, Woodstock, Acworth and Holly Springs.

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