Will The Zillow-Trulia Merger Bring Much Needed Innovation To A Stale Real Estate Industry?



The traditional real estate industry, like book publishers before them, think they are too powerful to be run over by upstarts like Zillow and Trulia. But the reality is, the internet long ago changed the playing field for the real estate brokerage industry.

As SFR Ownership Slips, Atlanta Innovates And Prepares For The Future



Walkable neighborhoods inside the city; new multi-family units replacing aging properties, adding more multi-family construction nearer to the inner city, and building fewer single family houses. The most notable change in Atlanta real estate in many years is the shift away from a focus on single family residential

Why The Government Must Stop Making Housing “Affordable”



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



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



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!



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

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



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



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



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



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.