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Luckily I have wi-fi, and can get online from the garage. If given a choice, that is where I am. Between MLS searches, arranging marketing, and pre-viewing homes, I will try to get in a little welder time, or at least clean some of the tools from the last wrenching session.
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Image via Wikipedia Market stats for Buford, GA, October, 2010 indicate that there were 616 properties on the market. Overall, there was about an 11 month supply of properties.  Sales were down radically in July (19 v 71 for 2009), but August was back in the realm (57 v 61 for 2009).  September ...
12/02/2010
Image via Wikipedia A couple of years ago I wrote about a deal on a property I ran across.  It was priced around $330,000.  At the time I said that it would have around $75,000 equity.  It sold for $300,000.  The most recent comps in the neighborhood have sold around $400,000 in the last couple ...
12/01/2010
Image by lane.bailey via Flickr Market stats for Sugar Hill, GA , October, 2010 indicate that there are 232 properties on the market. Overall, there is about an 11 month supply of properties.  Sales have been fairly steady since July, but inventories have been rising. In the sub-$200k arena, the...
12/01/2010
Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, I wrote a post about Coach-Built cars of the 1920s and 1930s.  As I was wring about those cars, and the Coach-Builder catalogs that grew out of them... and the mass-produced cars, I started thinking about the comparison with homes in the US.  And there is an intere...
11/29/2010
Image via Wikipedia The first cars mostly shared something in common.  They were largely built by coach builders... the guys that built horse drawn coaches.  In fact, a luxury car was usually ordered as nothing but a chassis with an engine, and perhaps the hood and front fenders.  The rest of th...
11/28/2010
Image via Wikipedia Market stats for Suwanee, GA, October, 2010 indicate that there are 5601 properties on the market. Overall, there is about an 10.7 month supply of properties.  There was less that 8 months of inventory as recently as June.  Even though inventories are down since then, sales a...
11/28/2010
Image via Wikipedia Could still happen.  I was writing about it last year, too. My mortgage guy can usually close loans in about 22 work days... so there is still a little window to find a home and actually close before the end of the holidays.  You could... ring in the new year in your new home...
11/26/2010
Image via Wikipedia Honestly, Thanksgiving is one of my least favorite holidays. I love the idea behind it, and can fully support being thankful for all of the wonderful things in my life… but I think that is something that we should remember daily, not just remember because there is a meal conn...
11/26/2010
Image via Wikipedia A couple of years ago I was writing about the Case-Shiller Index and the Atlanta market. I still am not a huge fan of the index as an "end-all" summation of all things related to real estate value, but it is always fun to look over data like this and see what in might glean. ...
11/26/2010
Image via Wikipedia Preliminary stats for Duluth, October, 2010 indicated that there were 589 properties on the market. Overall, there is about an 10.5 month supply of properties.  Months of Inventory has been increasing for the last couple of months.  Sales in October were 360, compared to 63 a...
11/26/2010
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