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



4th of July Fourth of July Weekend, Cobb County Ga. It will be a full weekend of 4th of July festivities here in Cobb County.  The celebration in Marietta will be the biggest for sure but check out the rest of them and you can still get some nice fireworks and smaller crowds with less traffic! Ma...
Now that the tax credits are expired many areas are seeing price declines.  Buyers who missed out or waited are coming out ahead! The combination of low interest rates, high supply, and lowered demand make it a great time to buy for those who are ready.   As I have said before ...... Don't wait ...
New home sales have their largest drop in decades and there are a ton of fraudulaent claims on the home buyer tax credit.  So now that the tax credit is expired what was accomplished?  The tax credit artificially inflated the buyer market and we have millions of dollars in fraudulent claims.  Th...
  All I can say is "It about time"!  Fannie Mae is cracking down on REO listing agents who are not doing the job they are hired to do.  They are several REO agents around here that are great to deal with.  But there are several that just really stink.  No lockboxes on property or lockbox codes no...
"One Day these cars will be regarded as works of art.. like a Rembrandt or Picasso"                                                       Jim Southard -many,many years ago... Dad, Me, Ryan At the Allure of The Automobile. Gary Cooper's Dusenberg SJ Roadster in the background My dad said things li...
Q: What does the name Southard mean A: The Olde English locational name Southard derives from the village in East Cheshire called "Southworth", but originally spelt "Southword" and locally pronounced "Suthard". Q: Where is the name Southard from A: The name Southard was first found in Lancashire...
Home Depot - Free Braves Tix,  Lowes 10% Off! Some of you may know that I like doing home improvement projects. Well, except I really hate painting but its required sometimes :-) Anyway here are a couple deals you may want to know about. Home Depot Currently at Atlanta area Home Depot stores if y...
Back in July of last year I did a post titled "Paint it pepto pink with black polka dots" My basic point of that post was that it's your home, paint it however you want.  That is just one of the benefits of home ownership. Well just as easy as it is to paint pink and black polka dots .... It can ...
A lesson from DadThanks Dad,  Happy Fathers Day! I've learned many lessons from my dad.  Some were lessons the he taught me and some by watching.  This week I caught myself repeating one that he mentioned to me many, many times. When I was young and doing chores and a less than spectacular job (w...
Zachary Woods subdivision, ., Marietta, West Cobb, Ga. 30064 Zachary Woods subdivision, Marietta, Ga. is conveniently located off of Barrett Parkway in west Cobb County. The neighborhood is only minutes away from shopping and dining at the Avenues of West Cobb, and is just a short drive the the ...

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