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Real Estate Agent - Tallapoosa, Bremen, Waco, Buchanan, Temple, Carrollton - Licensed in GA & AL
Lender, Markita Woods has some great info on the government loan changes that went into effecct on October 1, 2011.  FHA, USDA, and VA loan products are changing, and some people may find it more difficult to buy the house of their dreams, due to these changes. Government loan changes effective O...
A HUD home story...   In the Tallapoosa, Bremen, Buchanan, Waco, area, we don't have a high number of HUD homes come on the market.  I sell about two HUD homes per year. I have taken several "how to sell HUD homes" classes, so I know how to sell a HUD home. Today I closed a HUD home.  It had only...
Fall is the best time to kill them in Haralson county...fire ants that is. We all hate them...they mess up our yards, and their bites can even cause serious injury.  Fall is the best tme to kill fire ants for several reasons.   First, fire ants are more active in spring and fall when daytime temp...
Contract for Deed - Is it the new old way to buy a house? Many people call our office looking for owner finance properties. Last week my broker sold one of his personal properties on a contract for deed. A contract for deed allows the seller to retain the deed to the property until the last payme...
How can I be sure I'm ready to buy a home? As a Realtor (R) working in Georgia, mainly in Haralson and Carroll counties, I meet many people who think they want to buy a home. If you think you want to buy a home, you need to ask yourself some very basic questions. Do I have enough cash to buy a ho...
Buying a home is typically the most expensive purchase a person ever makes.  It can also be one of the most confusing, and time consuming.  When you are thinking about buying a home, you need to have an agent who will work for you to help make the process as pain free as possible.  Peggy Chirico ...
The City of Heflin, AL celebrats its 125th anniversay on September 10. Since the Haralson Realty real estate office is only 4.5 miles from the Alabama line, we sell land and homes in Alabama.  This weekend something special is going on in Heflin, AL. This Saturday the city of Heflin, AL is throwi...
Haralson Couny Minister's Association hosts 9/11 service. On September 11, 2011, the Haralson county Milister's Association will host a 9/11 service at the First Baptist Church of Bremen, GA.  The service will begin at 6:00 pm The memorial service will be a time to remember those who were killed ...
A Midsummer Night's Dream? In Tallapoosa, GA?  Yes, anyone who loves Shakespeare's a Midsumer Night's Dream can see the play performed this weekend at the Doodle Thrower Memorial Ampitheater in Tallapoosa.  There is no charge for admission, but donations are encouraged. Show timees this weekend a...
143 Creek Dr. Tallapoosa, GA 30176 is a new listing at Haralson Realty.  This is a 70's ranch home with many updates.  It has a roof that is less than 2 years old.  It has a central heat and air system that is less than 4 years old.  Beautiful, small lot with lots of great landscape plants.  Insi...

Karen Steed

Associate Broker Haralson Realty
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