Exciting Trends in the Atlanta Housing Market

November 5th, 2013

Here’s a few trends we’ve seen in the Atlanta housing market over the last year.

Distressed Properties (foreclosures and short sales) are down from 43% of the market to 20% of the market

Median Sales Price is up 35%

Days On Market is down 44%.

These are all signs of an improving market that has shifted in favor of sellers.  Thinking about selling your home?  Give us a call — 404-419-3661.

Monthly Market Overview - Real Estate - Oct 2013

 

Homes For Sale in Grant Park – New Listings

October 4th, 2013

Click the link below to see homes that were listed for sale in Grant Park in Atlanta within the last 7 days.  Call us today to see these homes for sale.  404-419-3661.

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Get the Best Home Search App Out There – Download it Now!

August 23rd, 2013

mobile appSearch for homes on the go – anytime, anywhere  with my Keller Williams Mobile App!

Download it today on your mobile device!

This free app makes it easy to search in real time using your GPS on your phone so you can see what homes are for sale nearby.

Here are just some of the fantastic features this app offers:

  • Filter by price, number of beds and baths, neighborhood
  • Save your favorites and share them with friends and family
  • Contact me directly with one tap

It’s easy to download – just click this link:  http://app.kw.com/KW15Q57VK or go to www.justinlandisgroup.com from your mobile app.  You’ll be directed to a page where you can download it from the iTunes Store or Google Play depending on your device.

Enter my agent code KW15Q57VK at the startup of the app.  It’s important to do this so you can easily contact me directly with questions about any property.

Try it today!

Tax Free Holiday Going on Now!

August 9th, 2013

Tax-Free-Weekend--300x225Tax free shopping started this morning (August 9th) and ends at midnight tomorrow, August 10th.  It’s a great time to stock up on school supplies and clothing or to buy a new computer.  But before you head out, make sure you know the rules because not everything is tax free.

Here’s what’s included:

  • Clothes and shoes that cost less than $100 per item.
  • School supplies that cost less than $20 an item.
  • Computer-related electronics in a single purchase that cost $1,000 or less.

Some things that are not included:

Clothing accessories, computer gaming systems and cellular devices, furniture, medical supplies, janitorial supplies. Anything sold at a hotel, restaurant, airport or theme park.

Check out this complete list of tax exempt items from the Georgia Department of Revenue.  And, don’t forget to check your local stores for additional deals being offered and for extended store hours to help you get all of your shopping done.

Helpful Resources To Stay Up To Date On Your School

August 6th, 2013

Fcolorfulbooksor many kids in metro Atlanta this week, summer’s come to an end.  There are many online resources to help you stay up to date on your school.  Or, if you’re moving and want to find reviews of schools, test scores or enrollment figures, use one of the websites below.

You can easily SEARCH HOMES FOR SALE BY SCHOOL DISTRICT on our website.

GreatSchools
GreatSchools.org is one of the country’s leading sources of information on school performance. With listings of 200,000 public and private schools serving students from pre-school through high school and more than 800,000 parent ratings and reviews, GreatSchools.org is the go-to guide for parents aiming to make a smart school choice.

National Center for Education Statistics
Find detailed education statics and information on schools through out the country.

Public School Review
Find free, detailed profiles of public and private schools and their surrounding communities.

Private School Review
Free, detailed profiles of private schools.

Georgia Independent School Association (GISA)
Information on private, independent, and parochial schools throughout Georgia.

Atlanta Public & Private School Information from the AJCHomefinder
Search over 2,000 public & private schools in Atlanta & throughout Georgia

Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE)
Find detailed information from Georgia’s Department of Education.

School Digger
Test scores, rankings, district boundaries, student/teacher ratios, ethnic makeup, and scores of other useful metrics and information for over 120,000 elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States!

Popular Spots to Watch Fireworks in Atlanta on the Fourth of July

July 4th, 2013

Celebrate the 4th of July with a great fireworks display. Atlanta offers a few spots around the city to watch them, and hopefully, the rain will not cancel the many festivities planned around the city.  Here are some of the most popular displays:

Centennial Olympic Park – Park gates open at 6 p.m. and fireworks start at approximately 9:40 p.m.
The finale of the evening is Centennnial Olympic Park’s Fireworks Spectacular, Atlanta’s best fireworks display synchronized to a special selection of patriotic and popular music.  Festivities planned rain or shine.

Lenox Square Legendary 4th – Musical entertainment begins at 6 p.m.  Fireworks are scheduled to begin at approximately 9:35 p.m. weather permitting.

Downtown Decatur – July 4th Celebrations Cancelled – The City of Decatur has decided to postpone its Independence Day events and celebrations in light of the unfavorable weather forecast for July 4th. A Faux Fourth Celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 with a Pied Piper Parade, Concert on the Square and fireworks.

Turner Field – If you’re at the Braves game on the 4th, be sure to stay for the fireworks following the game.

Have a fun, safe 4th of July!

 

Justin Landis — 404-803-0471

3 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths For Sale – Preserve At East Atlanta – Offered at $249,900

July 3rd, 2013

1772 Streamview Drive - Home For Sale - East AtlantaThis better than new Craftsman home at 1772 Streamview Drive, Atlanta GA 30316 is in The Preserve at East Atlanta. It has so many upgrades and the back yard is right out of a magazine.

This home boasts a rocking chair front porch, an open floor plan, hardwood floors, a gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances and granite countertops, and a versatile keeping room. Relax each night in your true master suite with his and hers closets and spa-like bath. The bonus room on the upper level is perfect for hobbies, playroom, or even a 4th Bedroom. All the upgrades and details have been taken care of. Just move in and enjoy living here!

Call us to see this home — 404-419-3661.

Congrats to Our Happy New Homeowners!

July 2nd, 2013

 

Congrats to our happy homeowners Hattie & Randy!

Congrats to Hattie & Randy!

Homes For Sale in Brookhaven – Atlanta, GA

June 28th, 2013

These homes are for sale in Brookhaven in Atlanta, GA.  Call us to see any of these homes – 404-419-3661.

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Homes For Sale in Decatur, GA

June 28th, 2013

These homes are for sale in Decatur, GA.  Call us to see any of these homes – 404-419-3661.

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