Archive for August, 2011

Possible Changes to FHA Loans

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

We wanted to pass along a note below from our preferred mortgage banker, Mark Daker, regarding a possible change in FHA loans. Here is Mark’s take: Over the last couple of months, there has been quite a bit of speculation as to whether FHA would drop their loan limits. Initially, I thought this was unlikely […]

Atlanta Home Sales by Price Range

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

How are Atlanta Home Sales doing now? What is actually happening in my price range? These are good questions and ones to which you should know the answers before buying or selling a home.  The market can be affected quite differently in various parts of the city and price ranges.  We constantly track the market […]

Great Deal for an Investor and a Seller in Leafmore Hills

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

People love to use the cliche “win-win”.  Some real estate transaction do work out that way, and we just had one close in the Dekalb County neighborhood of Leafmore Hills. The owner inherited the home, and it was sitting empty.  Over the years, the home was meticulously maintained, but it had very few recent updates.  […]

Happy Homeowners in Decatur’s Glenwood Estates Neighborhood

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Two of my clients just moved to Atlanta from Boston.  Talk about a big change!  Different climate, culture, and housing environment.  Compared to Atlanta, housing in Boston is expensive and small. My clients were drawn to the city of Decatur because of the schools, the downtown commercial area, and the neighborhoods.  After exploring all of […]

Atlanta Real Estate Partner – General Contractor – Round Here Renovations

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Not every house comes 100% move-in ready.  Quite a few home buyers make renovations after purchasing a home and quite a few sellers make improvements before putting their home up for sell.  That’s why having a trusted partner in the construction business is so important.  Round Here Renovations has partnered with us over the last […]

From Tenant to Owner in an Inman Park Village Townhome

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Last fall, I helped some clients rent their stunning 4 story townhome in Inman Park Village when they moved to California.  The situation worked out well for the owner and the landlord.  The owner was able to put a few extra dollars in his pocket each month while the home was being cared for by […]