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My honest opinion on things that I find interesting about the real estate industry. I'm here to help you save money and avoid making mistakes.
Before putting your home on the market, it might be a good idea to crawl around in your attic and basement or crawl space looking for telltale signs of rats.  Look for those little droppings and torn up insulation.  If you find those things, you need to clean it up and fix the problem.  Don't wai...
I just had an experience that shows you why you probably should pay to get a licensed HVAC contractor to evaluate the systems during your due diligence of buying a home.  My buyers' inspector found the HVAC systems to be 11 years old but the systems seemed to be working the way they should.  The ...
  Walter Williams is one of my favorite economic writers.  His recent column is a classic. "Suppose I saw a homeless, hungry elderly woman huddled on a heating grate in the dead of winter. To help the woman, I ask somebody for a $200 donation to help her out. If the person refuses, I then use int...
Kennesaw Home for Sale One Level Ranch with Sunroom   Liberty Commons3154 Justice Mill Court   Listed at $169,900   Full Screen High Resolution Supersized Slide Show         3 Bedrooms, 2 baths One level ranch One of three homes with extra-wide floor plan Wider family room and dining room Custom ...
I listed a condo at the Museum Tower Building a few weeks ago and we ended up with a bidding war. 3 recent comparables suggested that an appraisal might come in at around $125,000.  We ended up with 5 offers all above our list price of $139,000.  We accepted an all cash offer of $145,000 so we di...
I just can't believe it.  Is it really possible to get FEMA to change their flood maps even if an area has had large claims in the recent past? "The Investigation follows a report by NBC News documenting more than 500 instances in which FEMA has remapped waterfront properties from the highest-ris...
I finally found a way to really showcase the high resolution photos that I use for my listings.  I use a professional photographer who takes incredible pictures but you just can't appreciate how good they are until you see them on a full screen. So I figured out a way to create a supersized full ...
New Listing in Sandy Springs 124 River Park DriveAtlanta, GA 30328 $569,900    • 6 Bedrooms, 5 Baths    • Brand new roof    • Custom kitchen open to family room    • Granite counter tops    • Stainless steel appliances    • Hardwood floors main and upper levels    • Full finished basement    • Be...
I stumbled upon this video because I just couldn't believe the title could be true.  How could adding up all the numbers all the way to infinity come up to be -1/12? This guy seems super smart and proves it using mathematics.  He makes reference to it being used in "string theory" in physics. Thi...
I was sent this video and was reallly surprised that you could actually open a bottle of wine like this.  You never know when you'll need this skill. I haven't tested it out myself so I don't make any guarantees. Try and let me know if it works for you.  Here's the YouTube link

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