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Overpricing a home is a very expensive mistake and actually loses money for the seller in the long run, this is a great post written by a fellow agent in Huntsville, Ala.  It is the same everywhere, overpricing costs a seller money and precious time.  This article will help sellers to understand ...
11/27/2011
If you are looking for that unusual gift to give for Christmas and you are an animal lover like I am, this is a great way to give a gift in someone's honor that helps your local animal shelter.  This was a great post by my frient in Mt Pleasant, you can give to the Cherokee County Humane Society,...
11/27/2011
The many websites with information on home values can be really confusing to consumers when they are attempting to determine the value of their home.  This is a great post summarizing the article in Smart Money Magazine regarding the hugh inaccuracy of many of these home value calculators. Occasi...
11/27/2011
Here is a great checklist of all the items that need to be covered with a buyer or seller to understand the process, and it is a process, of getting the short sale to closing.  This is a great read for clients and agents alike to understand all the items that must be covered in a short sale closi...
11/20/2011
Price is the most important tool that we have in our marketing bag when we sell a house,  You certainly can't move the house or change the neighborhood location, You can do somethings to improve the condition, but price is the most important tool because it needs to be right on to even get the at...
11/20/2011
Many things need to be done to a house to make it Salable, don't confuse Salability with Value.  Replacing and updating certain items in a house are required in this market to sell the house and do not add value, they just increase salability.  See the discussion in this post, this is very timely...
11/20/2011
The European Central Bank is buying bonds in the Eurozone with freshly printed Euros.  That is what Federal Reserve did here, printed money and is fixing to do again.  With the many European Bond markets being pushed past tipping points, the ECB purchases are keeping these countries from breachin...
11/18/2011
The Good News - The new revamped HARP (the bill that allows underwater current homeowners to refinance their home at todays interest rates) will will finally have the regulations released for borrowers who are underwater, hopefully some of them can hang on until it actually will work. The Bad New...
11/18/2011
Black Mold on Roofs is a big problem here in Atlanta, as it probably is in most humid states.  I never realized the value of zinc and this simple inexpensive tip to keep mold off of the roof.  What a super post and great information.  I am going to have this put on my roof the next time I reroof ...
11/13/2011
I guess maybe I am partial to the fall and winter markets because in 1986 when I started selling real estate I got my start in October.  Every year I always sell 60% of my homes in the fall and winter makets, most people don't understand the huge advantage to listing their home this time of year....
11/12/2011
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News for Roswell, Alpharetta, Canton, Johns Creek, Milton, Cumming, Duluth, Dunwoody, Marietta, Sandy Springs, Woodstock, Georgia about Neighborhoods and the GA Real Estate Market