Atlanta Housing Market Then and Now

Atlanta, Georgia has always been one of the stellar housing markets in the United States for a variety of reasons. First, and foremost, is Atlanta’s southeastern location. It is warm and sunny here much of the year. Winters can be very cold for a few days, but overall winters here are pretty mild. The climate […]

Will Marijuana Turn Denver into The Next San Francisco?

No question about it, the Denver housing market is “cooking with gas”. When it comes to housing prices and rental rates Denver is the only inland city that is experiencing the kind of explosion in housing prices usually seen only in popular coastal cities like San Francisco. Traditionally coastal cities such as New York, San […]

Foreclosure Vs. Short Sale: Avoid Owing Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars In Taxes

If you are behind on your mortgage and worried about foreclosure, chances are you may have heard that a short sale can help you avoid foreclosure. But depending on your personal circumstances, you may find that a foreclosure is a “better” choice than a short sale. A “short sale” means that a mortgage lender has […]

Caution: Home Renovations In Historical Districts Require Higher Budgets & More Time

  Oh how we love those old classic homes in the older parts of the city. Big wrap-around porches, wonderful craftsman or Victorian style trim and beautiful, one-of-a-kind windows. Walking through those older neighborhoods reminds us of childhood days long gone, and a kind of America that seems so far away from the information and […]

Is Water Secretly Destroying Your Home Or Rental Property?

Ironically, though everyone ignores their gutters, the fact is they’re one of the most important items found on houses in some regions of the United States.

How To Fight Foreclosure And Save Your Home

Are you behind on your mortgage payments or worried about getting behind? Perhaps your work hours have been reduced or maybe you’ve been laid off. For whatever reason, you may have already missed a mortgage payment or perhaps several. When economic problems occur and we know we won’t have enough money to pay our house […]

Buy A Home Without Qualifying, “Subject-To The Existing Mortgage”

Making an offer “subject to the existing mortgage”  is one of the best ways to buy a home if you can’t qualify for a new mortgage loan. Simply put, a buyer and seller agree that the seller will allow the buyer to take over the seller’s mortgage payment. Usually done for a period of one,  […]

Essential Tips For First Time Home Buyers

When buying a home for the first time, most buyers often find themselves at the mercy of the process. Real estate and lending professionals are there to help you accomplish your goal of finding and financing your new home, but they are not there to give you personalized advice to help insure that you make […]

Legally Avoid Paying Tens Of Thousands On Your Home Loan

The best kept secret in the housing industry is just how easy it can be to shave years off your home mortgage loan and save tens of thousands of dollars in the process. Mortgage lenders don’t want you to know this, because it takes money out of their pocket, but the fact is that there […]

Atlanta Investment Properties – Foreclosures Still Plentiful In Georgia

From commercial properties to multi-million dollar mansions down to small 2 bed, 1 bath cottages, it appears that there are still plenty of foreclosures and thus potential investment properties available across metro Atlanta and the entire state of Georgia.