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By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Remember with Real Estate the old saying location location location is the key. In this market add an extra location to that wise truth prices are so closely tracked now that homes less than a mile apart can tell a completely different story. My advice listen to the national news but as a local R...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Are we in recover mode or is all about the way we read the numbers did we really have growth and is the market starting to climb?? We will only know when we look back. In the meantime.

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Mortgage Applications Decrease  U.S. mortgage applications fell for the first time in four weeks, reflecting a dramatic drop in demand for home refinancing loans, data from an industry group showed today. The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Market Composite Index for the week ending January ...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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New Home Sales Drop  On the heels of the S&P/Case-Shiller report yesterday, the Commerce Department said sales fell 7.6 percent to a 342,000 unit annual rate from an upwardly revised 370,000 units in November. It was the second straight month that new home sales declined.  Analysts polled by Reut...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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FILING FOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION IN 2010 Homeowners may need to provide their Warranty Deed book and page, proof of residence, social security numbers, driver's license and car tag info Fulton County - deadline is April 1, 2010 404-612-6440 http://www.fultonassessor.org/Forms/HtmlFrame.aspx?mode=co...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Good News for Real Estate   Finally there is some good news for real estate. Contrary to what you hear on the popular media, all isn't as bleak as it initially appears - in fact, there is some downright good news when it comes to housing affordability. Let's take a few minutes to explore the curr...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Is reducing mortgage principal a good idea?  Many critics of the Obama administration's mortgage loan-modification program say it won't work because it doesn't do enough to address "negative equity," the plight of people who owe more on their home loans than the current value of those properties....

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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New home sector to remain weak  Fitch Ratings analysts say public builders will need to maintain tight controls over costs and expenses in 2010.  On the positive side are an ever-increasing pent-up demand for new homes coupled with affordability at record highs.  New home data showed spring 2009 ...

By Stephanie McCarty, REALTOR
(McCarty Homes)
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I am writing this blog because of all the important changes that are coming this year from HUD as regards FHA insured mortgages. There are a number of important new changes - some will help buyers immediately and some may make it a little harder for some buyers to make a purchase.   I won't go in...

By Stephanie McCarty, REALTOR
(McCarty Homes)
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  How many chances does one home get to make a first impression? No, that's not a trick question.  The answer is...ONE.  With housing inventory at record highs, your home won't get a second or third chance to make a good impression.  Curb appeal is an important starting place for your overall mar...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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No one will say that 2009 hasn't been an interesting year in real estate.  If you have been on the buyer side of the market, there have been amazing deals available, as well as difficulty in trying to buy in some segments... or if there were credit challenges.  If you have been on the selling sid...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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If your asking your self - "Why didn't my short sale close it was a good offer" Maybe this is the ansewer. Eric Reid Managing Broker / Renaissance Realty Group Office 770-277-6652 eFax 404-795-1009

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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What caused the housing bubble? In a monthly survey of business economists by the  Wall Street Journal, 42 said low interest rates were partly to blame for the housing boom while 12 sided with Mr. Bernanke, who said they weren't. Academic economists who specialize in monetary policy were split in...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Option ARMs feeding foreclosures  There are no specific numbers on how many option ARM loans there are. But analysts estimate that as many as 1.3 million borrowers took out $389 billion in option ARMs in 2004 and 2005 alone.  Many of those option ARM loans have already re-adjusted to higher payme...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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As "they' say it not over till it's over,and this first week of 2010 we have heard more than a few perspectives of what to come in 2010. A few things that I heard that made me think is that is not over yet. 1) Arm Rates have reached the  3 -5  reset date, According to one business journalist:."Th...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Biggest Buyers Market   When it comes to short sales, investors would do well to take a look at these major metropolitan areas presenting the largest peak-to-present value price drops. There are a variety of reasons each area has experienced larger than average price drops; from over building in ...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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   Experts from a range of political leanings, speaking at American Economic Association's annual gathering, were in agreement when it came to the chances for a robust and sustained expansion in 2010.  It won't happen.  Many predicted U.S. gross domestic product would expand less than 2% per year...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Jobless claims down  The Labor Department says there were 432,000 initial jobless claims filed in the week ended Dec. 26, down 22,000 from the previous week's revised 454,000, and the lowest since July 19, 2008, when there were 413,000 claims filed.  A consensus estimate of economists surveyed by...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Making Home Affordable a disaster  Critics of the Obama administration's $75 billion program to protect homeowners from foreclosure increasingly argue that the program, Making Home Affordable, has raised false hopes among people who simply cannot afford their homes, and some economists and real e...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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About 1 in every 7 home loans was either past due or in foreclosure at the end of the third quarter. About one in every seven home loans in the country was either past due or in foreclosure at the end of the third quarter, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's most recent National Deli...

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