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The Cost of Living Around the Atlanta Area

The cost of living around the Atlanta area varies of course depending on a number of factors. Here's a site that allows you to set a number of variabl...

How’s the Housing Market in These 5 Atlanta Suburbs?

Here's a look at the housing market in 5 Atlanta suburbs.  This data is through 2nd Qtr 2017 and considers Marietta, Alpharetta, Suwanee, Cumming and...

Should Buyers Allow Sellers Stay in the House After it Closes?

Should buyers allow sellers to stay in the house after it closes? This is a more common request than many realize and it can quickly become something...

Southeastern Designer Showhouse – Buckhead

This past spring Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles produced the Southeastern Designer Showhouse in the heart of Buckhead. A James Means designed home benef...

Wire Fraud Hits Home

Wire fraud landed in our laps. We’ve been getting pounded with warnings about it consistently for the last few years, now we know to listen. Represe...

Things to Consider Before Living on a Golf Course

Expansive and sweeping golf course fairways conjure up gentle breezes, swaying hammocks and glasses of sweet tea; what could be better out the back do...

The Problems with Stucco Homes

The problems with stucco homes couldn't be better demonstrated than with this real word listing. This is "hardcoat" stucco; not EFIS (synthetic) which...

Is a New Home Better than an Existing Home?

Some home buyers might be faced with a simple question; is a new home better than an existing home? The answer is that there is no universal answer....

The Best Areas for Investors Around Atlanta

Heads up for you wanna be Atlanta investors; calm down. ATTOM completed a report card showing the best areas for investors around Atlanta. Spoiler al...

The Art of Losing the Deal

When otherwise intelligent people do inexplicably stupid things, the art of losing the deal is mastered. Real estate offers endless opportunities for ...