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



Kennesaw Ga.- Honest Car repair at Rapid Rotation! Honest car repair shops are few and far between.  A few years ago I was having problems getting my car to pass Ga. emmissions. Rapid Rotation was recomended to me and the owner, Jeff Starling, took a look at the Jag made a few minor repairs and ...
Foreclosure, bankruptcy, short sale, or loan mod? Distressed home owners here in Georgia, or anywhere else for that matter,  have many choices to make. Some of those may involve us as real estate professionals. However some do not.  We need to look at each situation and give our best advice.  Eac...
  Larry Bettag, an Illinois FHA specialist, wrote this great article on the new good faith estimate that is required for new loans. It seems that like many government programs, the intent is good but the result is a mess.  The end result is more confusion and a higher cost to the consumer. I'm fr...
Do think our tax system needs an overhaul?   Join the online tax revolt.  It is a virtual march on Washington that will culminate with a live event.  Signing up easy.  Give your name and email address, pick an avatar, pick a team.  That's it!  Then you can check in anytime and see your progress o...
Why do a prelisting home inspection?  Here is a great post from Sheree Wilkerson in Wichita Kansas. It has several great points for dooing a home inpsection prior to listing it for sale. This is something that I have been encouraging sellers to do years now.  I will even offer a discount on the l...
Chef Mac,  cooking it up again! I have had a couple of posts before about my friend and Powder Springs neighbor, Chef Rian MacDonald. Here is a recent feature in Living in Atlanta magazine! Way to go Chef Rian! For more info or to order his cookbook "Taste Buds" visit his website at www.ChefMacl...
Its a sign, its a flyer, its always there! I got tired of always filling up flyer boxes, owners calling because the box was empty, flyers get all wet, yucky and crinkly, etc. I think I saw this idea on Active Rain and I liked it.  I had the flyer printed on to a sign!.  Now the sign is there 24/7...
Daytona Racing, scariest thing I ever saw... Whenever Daytona 500 time rolls around I remember this one. Here is a slide show video of a fiery crash in the Daytona 500 consolation race from 1984.  I was standing on pit road when this happened.  If you have been to Daytona, it's a really big plac...
Neighborhood blog plus evaluation Subdivision search blog Alexander Farms subdivision, Marietta, Ga., West Cobb  Alexander Farms subdivision, Marietta. is conveniently located on Villa Rica  road in west cobb County near Dallas Highway and Barrett Parkway. The neighborhood is only minutes away f...
Bill Cosby - 200MPH, It's a real car Bill Cosby did a really funny routine about a car that Carroll Shelby Gave him.  What a lot of people don't know is that it really happened and it was a real car!  It was a 427 Cobra souped up with not 1, but 2, Paxton Superchargers!  7 or 800 horsepower packe...

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