Bob Southard - Cobb,Fulton,Cherokee, & Paulding Comments and Ramblings

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Atlas Realty Service, LLC - Ga Re lic. 266576
Commentary and Misc. ramblings from local real estate expert specializing in the Cobb County communities of Powder Springs, Marietta, Kennesaw, Acworth, Smyrna, Vinings, austell, and Mableton, as well as surroundind towns of Dallas, Hiram, Woodstock, Canton,Cartersville, Roswell, Alpharetta, and Sandy Springs



Dave Ramsey is the host of a nationally syndicated radio show on personal finance and the best selling author of "Financial Peace" and "Total Money Makeover". Dave has put together a simple plan for reviving the credit markets and stimulating the economy.  This is all good co...
I just came across this great blog article written by Gena Riede, a REMAX agent in Sacramento California.  As the number of foreclosures grows it really is important for us all to be pro active in solutions that protect our neighborhood. *********** Bob Southard, e-ProRealtor®, Solid Source Real...
This Saturday, Oct 4, is the fall yard sale for Country Walk Subdivision in Powder Springs.  We already have 35 homes signed up and more are joining each day.  You will find just a little bit of everything for sale. There will be "treasure maps" available at each subdision entrance.  Chef Rian M...
I have done a lot of public speeking in the past. Both as a member of Toastmasters and the Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees). The ability to speak in both a prepared and impromtu manner is valuable for anybody in a customer relations business. We build our business by talking! The ability to g...
My own summary of todays events.   John McCain said "I'm putting Country First." "Tomorrow morning, I will suspend my campaign and return to Washington ..... ....I am confident that before the markets open on Monday we can achieve consensus on legislation that will stabilize our financial markets...
Were the recent market downfalls an act of financial terrorism? I heard about this a little while ago and pray that these stories are not true.  I have also heard that a large number of the short sale orders came from London and Dubai and that the government has been investigating the terorism po...
My wife and I were watching the news for most of the morning today.  We saw the candidates, the President, Chairmans of the Fed and Treasury, etc.  The essence of todays news is that somehow or another the government is going to "buy" the inventory of bad loans from troubled banks.  I guess simil...
Its that time again! I love the North Ga State Fair!  Carnival rides, corndogs, concerts, freak shows, alligator wrestling and so much more.  What can be more fun than that?  I have gone every year for the last 20 or so years and here are a few tips for you if you're thinking about going. Arrive ...
Dear Cobb County Home Buyer, The decision to purchase your home is an important one. I want you to know that I appreciate you contacting me to help with your home search. As a buyers representative, here are a few of the things that I can do all at no cost to you. Email you the newest home listin...
 Did any body see the troubles with with Fannie and Freddie coming?  The "Federal Housing Enterprise Reform Act of 2005" was voted down by the Democratically controlled Senate.  "....For years I have been concerned about the regulatory structure that governs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac--known as G...

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