Archive for January, 2014

10 Things to Know When Buying or Selling Real Estate

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Buying or selling real estate is one of the most important financial actions in our life, so it is just as imperative to choose the right agent to help you through the process. Whether it is your first home or just another investment property, the right real estate agent can make all the difference. Included […]

New Trend Puts In-town Atlanta in High Demand. Suburbs, Not So Much

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

It’s an exciting time for many urban areas across the country. People of all ages are giving up on those long suburban commutes and moving into the city. It’s a reversal of a trend that held steady for generations. Until 2011, suburban areas generally grew faster than their city centers. Between 2000 and 2010, many […]

Renting is expensive! It’s cheaper to own your home!

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

It sounds too good to be true, but it is! It is actually cheaper to own than rent. Rents are going up while at the same time, market conditions have created a great opportunity for home buyers.  In fact, right now is one of the best times in decades to buy your own home. There […]

Another Great Report for Atlanta Homeowners

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

The latest S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index found that home prices in metro Atlanta are still showing some big gains. When compared to a year earlier, home prices were up 19 percent in October 2013, marking the 11th consecutive month of double-digit increases for the area. This is great news for homeowners who have been […]