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Is there an Atlanta housing bubble developing? Google “housing bubble” and you will see reports both for and against. Here in metro Atlanta, we also have a split decision as several markets are active at levels not seen in years while others remain stagnant. As in the past, those Atlanta real estate markets running hot are those with strong locational...Read More.
Water never sleeps. Ever. It’s always looking for opportunity and unfortunately, opportunity is frequently found in and around homes. Georgia is notorious for its clay soils; poor drainage and epic mud. When water collects, it often takes significant time to properly drain – and contrary...Read More.
“I don’t need to sell”…”I’ll just hold it and wait for the market to improve”…”These aren’t comparable”. In a very few short months, home sellers have their swagger back. While many are exploiting favorable market conditions, many others are repeating the sins of the past...Read More.
Where does the line between empirical research and hyperbole exist? “Research shows” or “Data proves” are frequently the opening line to something that ends up making a reader wonder just how “they” know that and if that certain conclusion can really be supported. And what...Read More.
What can possibly be added to this story? The Obama administration is engaged in a broad push to make more home loans available to people with weaker credit, an effort that officials say will help power the economic recovery but that skeptics say could open...Read More.
Is it wise to waive the appraisal contingency? Appraisals continues to cause aggita among many in the home buying process, is the answer to eliminate it? Current offers reflect the “now” while appraisals reflect the “then”; an inherent conflict especially in a transitional market. It...Read More.
Sometimes a video is worth 1000 words – like this WSJ one focused on corporate investors at a recent Gwinnett County foreclosure auction. It’s old news by now; Investor Groups Hoarding Homes Under $150K in Atlanta. In some areas, we’re seeing investors reaching into the...Read More.
We posted an article showing that impressions are formed in as little as 7 seconds. New research now details how buyers look at homes on line; and if quality photos are absent, so is their attention. 95% of buyers look at the first photo the longest,...Read More.
The early spring real estate market in Atlanta appears to be building on the stability established in late 2012. Most areas are firmly “seller’s markets” right now and most buyers are adjusting to that. Investors continue to have a significant impact on this market and...Read More.
Buying a home is arguably one of the most significant financial decisions that a person makes. As many found out over the last several years, success is not guaranteed and financial calamity can result. While not every variable can be addressed, many of the fundamental ones...Read More.