Why The Government Must Stop Making Housing “Affordable”



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Yes, you heard that right. We don’t need any affordable housing if it’s up to the US government to provide it.

Atlanta Metro Home Sales Down Drastically Year Over Year



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While there are always some areas that do better than others across a large metro area like Atlanta, Georgia, the fact is the vast majority of metro Atlanta has witnessed a double-digit drop in sales compared to the same period in 2013, according to Realty Trac.

With DeMarco out the Way at FHFA, it’s Back to Business as Usual



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Whether these policies are “misguided” or “guided by a higher power” ( i.e. wall street bankers), it is clear that the Obama Administration has no intentions of correcting any of the problems that led to the 2008 housing crisis.

Attention Real Estate Industry Pros: Your Future Is In Jeopardy!



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Real estate brokers, agents, home builders and lenders – we’re talking to you!

Atlanta Housing Still Has Bargains – If You Know Where To Look



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In spite of a widespread propaganda campaign designed to make the public believe that home prices are “soaring” due to a shortage of available properties, the Atlanta market appears to contain plenty of bargains for those who know where to look.

7 Lessons I’ve Learned About Investing In Residential Real Estate



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The best deals I’ve ever made were not to be found in the classified ads, on the MLS, or via other investors. The real deals are often masquerading as “no deal”, until you actually make an effort to look at the fundamentals…

Why The Housing Market Is No Longer A Good Investment



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The wealth-building potential of the US housing market was reliable and predictable for many decades following the end of World War II. But today, it’s becoming clear that this “wealth-building potential” has been hijacked.

10 Tips For Investing In Turn-Key Real Estate



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The idea behind “turn-key” real estate investing is that an investor can purchase a property from a company that will then manage that property for them, a kind of “hands-off” investment for busy professionals or investors.

Is The Sun Setting On Atlanta Home Prices Again?



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Yes, they probably are. In fact, it’s fair to say that the Atlanta metro housing market is a few months past any supportable market peak, and there is some good data to support this conclusion:

What Makes A “Great” Real Estate Agent?



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In response to several comments and requests I’ve had recently, I’m going to address a topic that is a big issue for real estate buyers and sellers. Specifically, what – beyond the generic answers – what makes a particular real estate agent “great” and therefore a premier choice for a buyer or seller? photo credit: […]