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By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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A few years ago,  my hubby, Vince, and I became members of the beautiful Frank Bailey Senior Center in Riverdale, Georgia.  Just ten years old now, it is a beacon of hope and renewal for senior members of this south Atlanta suburban community. We joined for access to the new gym and saline pool, ...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Bag a Bargain at the Book Sale It's that time again!  Friends of the Clayton County Library is having another huge sale of gently used books (hardcovers, paperbacks, children’s books, textbooks, magazines) at crazy affordable prices from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on July 31, 2017 at the headquarters li...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Clayton County Students Head Back to SchoolSeems like summer just started a few short weeks ago and now it’s already time for Georgia students to head back to class.The first day of school for Clayton County students is Monday August 7, 2017. Parents are loading up on school supplies, and student...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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A free healthcare event comes to Clayton County GA every summer. Congressman David Scott will host the 13th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9am - 2pm, at Mundy’s Mill High School, located at 9652 Fayetteville Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30238.   The event...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Senior Gardeners Going for the Big Win...Again On Friday, July 21, 2017 from 10 AM to 2:30 PM, the award-winning Frank Bailey Senior Center Community Garden in Clayton County GA is going for another big win, with their 2nd Annual Community Garden Expo.  The senior gardeners at the Frank Bailey Ce...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Clayton County Real Estate Market Report 2017 Active Listings: Based on information from the Georgia Multi-Listing Service (MLS), today’s Market Snapshot of the Clayton County GA real estate market shows 635 single-family detached  and 76 single family attached residential properties currently av...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Going out to celebrate America’s independence this year? Let the fun and the fireworks begin. Go ahead and party hearty, but please plan ahead to make sure you and your loved ones get home safely.According to AAA, more than 44 million people will be traveling 50 miles or more over the holiday wee...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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The supply of Clayton County GA real estate for sale is slightly lower this year than in previous years. In fact, a lack of housing inventory is affecting cities all across the country. With fewer choices and rising prices, buyers are left frustrated by their lack of options. Sellers can also be ...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Clayton County Real Estate Report - May 2017 Based on current MLS statistics, today’s Market Snapshot of the Clayton County, GA real estate market shows a healthy real estate environment Monthly Activity (stats from May 1 - 31, 2017) Active Listings: There are currently 675 MLS active listings of...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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A few years back, at the height of the housing meltdown, a lot of Georgia homeowners were having difficulty making their payments and receiving the dreaded N.O.D (Notice of Default) threatening foreclosure. Thankfully, that's not happening as frequently in the current market. Foreclosure filings ...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Our professional lives are not wholly separate from our personal lives, are they? Real estate professionals are daily about the business of being a blessing to others, helping them achieve their dreams and step into new chapters of their lives. In doing so, we are also uniquely positioned to rece...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Georgia short sale FAQ: A short sale is often the best solution for underwater homeowners who need to sell. The single biggest hassle for most Georgia short sellers is the provision of required paperwork to the lender.  I always remind my clients that, just like getting a mortgage loan in the fir...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Georgia Short Sale FAQBankruptcy.  Many times Georgia homeowners will consider filing bankruptcy as a means of avoiding foreclosure. A bankruptcy filing does -- at least temporarily --  halt the foreclosure process immediately upon filing. Lenders can't foreclose or even try to collect debt until...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Georgia Short Sale FAQ Q: Will my Georgia short sale result in a deficiency judgment against me? A: Not likely. A deficiency judgment is a legal order to pay off a remaining balance when a property does not sell for enough to satisfy the full mortgage debt. The amount still owed to the lender is ...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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A Georgia Notice of Default should never be ignored, but it may not lead to foreclosure if you keep your wits about you and investigate your options.Sometimes we all hit a rough patch in life. Circumstances beyond our control can temporarily send our well-planned lives into a tailspin. Sometimes,...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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The sun at home warms better than the sun elsewhere.     ----Albania Proverb Be it ever so humble, there's really no place like home, is there?Every summer I am reminded of this truth. The warm months of summer are when my family gets away. And we love to travel, either to see and experience new ...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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If you want to snag a bargain home, this is probably NOT the best time in our lifetime for you to be house hunting. At least not in most areas of the hot, hot, hot Atlanta market, where homes are selling at a brisk pace without much need for lowering prices.BUT, there are  a few areas left where ...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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The City of Morrow in Clayton County Georgia is home to fewer than 10,000 residents, yet it is a recognized jewel of the south Atlanta metro area. With fewer than 7,000 single family residences, the city has made a remarkable transformation from its humble beginnings as rural railway acreage to t...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Unincorporated Jonesboro GA spans two adjacent counties. Conveniently located in the southerly suburbs of Clayton and Fayette counties in the greater Atlanta metro, unincoporated Jonesboro is home to numerous affordable communites loaded with country charm yet close to all of metro Atlanta's nume...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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The city of Jonesboro GA spans two counties conveniently nestled in the south suburbs of the greater Atlanta metro. Loaded with history, Jonesboro consists of many small, suburban communities with plenty of country charm yet close to all of metro Atlanta's numerous amenities, services and opportu...

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