Archive for April, 2012

Atlanta Food Truck Park and Market Comes to Atlanta

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The west side of Atlanta is an even more fun, desirable place to live now that the Atlanta Food Truck Park and Market is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Located at 1850 Howell Mill Road in Atlanta, the park is convenient to Loring Heights, Underwood Hills, and Home Park.  The park […]

Have You Been to Brookhaven Lately?

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Have you been to Brookhaven lately? Or, more specifically, Town Brookhaven? Not only is it home to our fantastic Keller Williams Peachtree Road office, it’s also a vibrant retail district that’s filled with shops, restaurants, and urban style apartments. Work out at the enormous, new LA Fitness. Get your grocery shopping done at the fabulous […]

Metro Atlanta Market Snapshot

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Here’s a quick snapshot of the metro Atlanta real estate market for the 1st quarter of 2012.  While we keep hearing that prices are down, this varies greatly from one neighborhood to another. The Number of Houses for Sale (Inventory) is DOWN 34% from this time last year The Number of Houses Under Contract (Pending) […]

New Refi Options for FHA Loans

Friday, April 20th, 2012

There’s a new mortgage refinance option for those with FHA loans that can benefit you even if you’re upside-down in your home. The program would lower your interest rate to 4% or below. There are some criteria you must meet in order to qualify: Your current home loan must be FHA-insured and must have been […]

Home Ownership Means Tax Benefits and Credits for You

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The clock is ticking, and you have one more day to file your taxes.  As you go through the not so fun process, look on the bright side.  You can use your homeowner status to get tax benefits and credits that you couldn’t get as a renter.  If you’re unsure about how to claim these […]

Don’t Miss Your Favorite Spring Festivals In Atlanta

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

The arrival of April in Atlanta brings with it a slew of festivals.  The wide variety means that there’s something for everyone.  Here are some of the more popular festivals this month, but you can find the full schedule of festivals here. Dogwood Festival Piedmont Park April 20th – 22nd Visit the website for more […]

It Really Is Cheaper to Buy a Home Than Rent in Atlanta

Monday, April 9th, 2012

According to a survey released last week by the online real estate site, Trulia, it’s more affordable to buy a  home than it is to rent in most US metro areas, including Atlanta.  Here’s what Atlanta area real estate expert John Adams had to say about the recent report: Last week, online real estate site […]