I think most of us can agree that computers and advances in technology have made our lives so much easier. From Google, to GPS, to online bill pay, and ‘the cloud’…it’s all great! But unfortunately, it has made things easier for criminals too. Over the years, identity fraud has been a growing industry in America, with a new person being victimized every two seconds. It has reached such massive proportions that in 2013 alone; 1.6 Billion dollars were lost due ...Continue Reading →
Five long years after the start of the financial crises, the government has finally devised a plan to assist the millions of Americans who fell on hard times and lost their home or were forced to file bankruptcy. In a nutshell, the program provides an opportunity to purchase a new home for people who experienced an adverse “Economic Event,” such as the loss of a job and/or income.
Some of the conditions for the program state that the economic ...Continue Reading →
Spring is upon us so you might be thinking about selling your house again. In Atlanta, we finally had the first year-over-year increase in five long years. How much values increased (if they did at all) in your neighborhood depends on your specific area of Atlanta, but most of us experienced a pop in value. So more homeowners are now contemplating selling for the first time since the financial crisis hit. At the same ...Continue Reading →
As the spring home selling season nears in metro Atlanta, we are clearly in a market that favors the Seller. Maybe you’ve decided to take advantage of this market and are thinking now is you’re time sell…and you’re going to do it on your own! While we always encourage our clients to use a real estate agent (and we have some great connections if you’re looking for a referral), if you choose to go down the road of selling on ...Continue Reading →
Real Estate Agents Rank Biggest Home Seller Mistakes by activerain.com
A recent survey of real estate agents by ActiveRain has confirmed that there are certain things a seller should avoid if they are trying to get their home sold for the best price in the least amount of time.
The results of this survey are no surprise to real estate agents, but sellers need to understand that eliminating as many hurdles as possible to the sale of your home will help ...
Looking to buy new before selling your current home? Buying and selling a home can be complicated. But it doesn’t have to be if you know what you’re doing! In the video below I’ll walk you through 2 things to keep in mind if you’re buying a new home prior to selling your existing home. Take a moment to view these tips and as always, feel free to reach out to me with questions!
If you’ve known me very long, you know that I am an avid outdoorsman, spending most of my vacations climbing mountains in the summer and snow skiing in the winter. This year I decided to try a sport that combines the two, so last month I traveled —by plane, train, bus and helicopter— into the mountains of British Columbia to engage in some back country skiing.
This was not one of those typical downhill ski trips where you ...
Are a homeowner in Georgia looking to refinance your mortgage but you owe more than your home is worth?
You may be a candidate for a HARP refinance loan despite your homes value. There a few requirements for obtaining a Georgia HARP loan and the process can be a little complicated but don’t sweat it. ...Continue Reading →