georgia: Rivertown Mill - Fairburn 30213 - Market Report - August 2014 - 09/28/14 03:37 PM
Rivertown Mill - Fairburn 30213 - Market Report - August 2014
Search for Homes in Rivertown Mill in Fairburn 30214
Rivertown Mill is a growing community in Fairburn 30213.  Existing homes were built in 2006 and 2007.  Wilson Parker Homes is currently building new homes in the Rivertown Mill subdivision.  These homes are four to six bedrooms and two to four bathrooms.  Basement lots are available.  The homes are beautiful.  The lots are about one third of an acre which is a nice size.  Call 404 907 1646 for information about Rivertown Mill properties.

2014 YTD Sales in Rivertown Mill … (2 comments)

georgia: A 'Thank You' Note to Wilson Parker Homes - 09/25/14 12:04 PM
A 'Thank You' Note To Wilson Parker Homes
PublishToday Wilson Parker Homes treated about 200 agents and loan officers to lunch at 103 West in Buckhead. The event marked the beginning of a new buyer's agent incentive program.  Plus buyers are being rewarded an additional incentive of $5000 towards the choice of several upgrades like an outdoor screened in porch with a fireplace.
 
I was very impressed with Wilson Parker Homes promise to buy back a home that had major defects that could not be fixed. For them to make this promise they have to get it right in the … (5 comments)

georgia: HOA Closing Letters - Process Change in Georgia - 08/29/14 01:24 AM
HOA Closing Letters - Process Change in Georgia
I have been in the business of real estate for over a decade, and for as long as I can remember, the process for obtaining an HOA letter in connection with a closing has been
The seller provides the HOA contact information to the closing attorney. The closing attorney contacts the HOA with a request for the HOA closing letter. HOA supplies the closing letter to the closing attorney. The closing attorney adds the amounts to the Settlement Statement. Funds get disbursed to the HOA management company after closing is complete for the … (8 comments)

georgia: Which Came First - The Inspection Or The Appraisal? - 11/29/13 12:43 PM
Which Came First - The Inspection or The Appraisal?
After a buyer and seller have reached an agreed upon purchase price, there are two tasks left for a financed transaction that can change all of the terms and even prevent closing a transaction.  The two tasks are the Inspection and the Appraisal.
The Inspection involves the buyer hiring a professional technician skilled in aspects of construction and knowledgeable of building codes.  Typically contracts are negotiated so that the buyer has ten days to complete the home inspection from the binding agreement date.
The Appraisal on the other hand is ordered by … (2 comments)

georgia: It's Fall Again And I Still Love The Colors - 11/04/13 01:12 PM
It's Fall Again And I Still Love The Colors
Fall is a wonderful time of year.  We have enjoyed all of the fun of Summer, and now we are at a place of fresh change and renewal.  A lot can be said of our need for change in the colors displayed across the state in the Fall.  In Georgia we have the most beautiful colors displayed throughout the Fall of the year.  There are glistening hues of reds, oranges, yellows, silvers, browns, greens and many more.  
I especially enjoy the North Georgia mountains during this time of year.  I never … (6 comments)

georgia: Village Green in Fairburn GA Year End Review 2012 - 01/20/13 04:36 AM
What's happening with real estate in Village Green in Fairburn GA?
Village Green in Fairburn, GA, has had modest activity.  Surprisingly there was a downturn in average sales price from 2012 to 2011. During 2012, two homes sold while in 2011 four homes sold in Village Green in Fairburn, GA.  All of the listings occurred at different times of the year, and all of the listings were foreclosures.  The three of the four Village Green homes that sold in 2011 closed during the Summer months.  Homes that closed in 2012 in Village Green closed in late October and mid-December.  The sales price per square for homes in Village Green is averaging around $39 during the last year. … (2 comments)

georgia: Fairburn GA Buyers, It's Tax Season and You Know What That Means - 01/10/13 01:47 PM
Fairburn GA buyers, it's tax season, and that means many of us are expecting refunds when we file our income taxes.   One of the best ways to spend that refund check is to make it work buying a Fairburn GA home for you.  Whether you are a first time home buyer or an investor, the tax refund check can be a source of funds to help you purchase a new or additional property in Fairburn GA.
If it is your first time buying a Fairburn GA home, consider using down payment assistance funds combined with your tax refund check.  Home … (14 comments)

georgia: Multiple Bids on HUD Homes in Fairburn Georgia - And the Winner Is... - 01/04/13 12:37 PM
Bidding on HUD homes in Fairburn Georgia is a very competitive process.  Homes that are insurable under FHA guidelines get the most attention.  Of those homes, the ones with the least amount of repairs receive multiple bids on a consistent basis.
In a multiple bid situation, how does HUD decide which bid wins for HUD homes in Fairburn Georgia?  There are two main factors.  First the Net to HUD, and second is the timing of the bid submission.
So what do I mean by Net To HUD?  I will use an example of a HUD home in Fairburn Georgia listed for … (6 comments)

georgia: New Listing - 246 Ashland Creek Court, Lawrenceville, GA 30045 - 11/20/12 04:21 PM
New Listing - 246 Ashland Creek Court, Lawrenceville, GA 30045
This short sale listing in the Ashland Park subdivision is a split level home with four bedrooms and three full bathrooms.  Priced at $70,000 this one is a great deal.  Short sale approval is pending.  For more information about this listing, please call our office at 404-418-8092.  
 

 
 
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georgia: Last Day to Register to Vote to Participate on July 31st - 07/02/12 07:03 AM
Last Day to Register to Vote to Participate on July 31st
Today is the last day to register to vote if you plan to cast your vote on July 31st.  July 31st is the day that metro Atlanta and Georgia decides on the Transportation Referendum.  The Transportation Referendum promises to get Atlanta out of the category of top five worst cities for traffic.  If you want your voice heard on this important issue, make sure that you are registered.
If you are not registered to vote, you still have time today.  Simply go to the Secretary of State website and click … (1 comments)

georgia: 7 Mistakes Every Real Estate Investor Makes and How You Can Avoid Them - 04/23/12 08:37 PM
Jason Stewart brings up important points for real estate investors to consider.  Another is to watch the amount of leverage.  Too much debt and not enough rental income/investment income cooks a recipe for potential disaster.  Avoid by maintaining adequate reserves.

What sets truly successful investors apart from those who are only moderately successful or – worse – those who prematurely pack it in and decide to give up on real estate investing altogether? Mistakes do it every time. However, all investors are prone to mistakes. The key to moving forward is recognizing those mistakes and working proactively to keep them … (2 comments)

georgia: HUD Home - Fairburn GA 30213 - 4090 Oriole Lane - $79,000! - 03/05/12 01:59 PM
HUD Home - Fairburn GA 30213 - 4090 Oriole Lane - $79,000
This HUD home in Fairburn GA is located very close to downtown in the Avalon subdivision.  The HUD home features three bedrooms, two and half bathrooms, in over 2300 square feet of space.  This one is a SUPER bargain for the first time home buyer or investor.  Call 404 923 4210 extension 1 for immediate information.

HUD Home - Fairburn GA 30213 - 4090 Oriole Lane - $79,000
The HUD home was built in 2007 and originally sold for $188,000.  And you can get it today at a … (3 comments)

georgia: HUD Home - Fairburn GA 30213 - $120,000 Over 2800 Square Feet! - 03/04/12 02:16 PM
HUD Home - Fairburn GA 30213 - 325 Buckingham Lane - $120,000 - 4 Bed/2.5 Bath!
What a deal on this large HUD home with over 3000 square feet of space!  Plenty of space for the first time home buyer!  And a good deal for an investor as well.  Call 404-923-4210 extension 1 for more information!
HUD Home - Fairburn GA 30213 - 325 Buckingham Lane - $120,000 - 4 Bed/2.5 Bath!
Ask about the HUD $100 Down Program for owner occupant buyers using an FHA mortgage!  Call 404-923-4210 ext 1 for more information on this HUD home!
HUD Home - Fairburn GA … (0 comments)

georgia: Metro Atlanta Buyers - What You Must to Know About Georgia Home Inspections - 02/23/12 08:25 AM
Metro Atlanta Buyers - What You Must Know About Georgia Home Inspections!
Georgia has licensing requirements for building contractors, real estate agents and brokers and appraisers, but not for home inspectors.  That's right - home inspectors are not required to be licensed in Georgia.  So metro Atlanta buyers, be sure to check out who you are hiring to inspect your home.  After all this is likely to be the largest purchase in your life.  
Check out John Adams interview about Home Inspections

Here are six 'MUST HAVES' for Georgia Home Inspectors that I recommend to buyers in metro Atlanta:
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georgia: Georgia - What You Need to Know About the National Mortgage Settlement - 02/09/12 09:03 PM
Georgia - What You Need to Know About the National Mortgage Settlement
The federal government has reached an agreement with five of the nation's largest lenders - Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Ally (GMAC) to settle claims of mortgage fraud and foreclosure abuse.  Attorney General Sam Olens joined in the action along with all of the 50 states.  In his office's press release, Attorney General Sam Olens says, 'this agreement will bring stability to the housing market by instituting comprehensive mortgage servicing standards and offering immediate relief to many borrowers who have the intent and the ability … (7 comments)

georgia: Fannie Mae Properties in Georgia - NEW Make Offers Online - 02/03/12 12:08 PM
Effective February 2nd, Fannie Mae has changed its process significantly for how Georgia buyers make offers on Fannie Mae properties.  Fannie Mae properties are foreclosures that were most likely a conventional loan that went bad.  Fannie Mae maintains the listings at itd HomePath website.  Fannie Mae tends to do some minor renovations on these properties so that buyers are attracted to them over other foreclosures.  For example there are Georgia properties that get new paint jobs and new carpeting.

So now Georgia buyers can have their Georgia agents make the initial offers online at the Fannie Mae website.  The old … (3 comments)

georgia: JUST LEASED 1720 Noblin Summit Drive in River Plantation - 02/02/12 04:38 PM
JUST LEASED 1720 Noblin Summit Dirve in River Plantation

 
This beautiful four bedroom, three and a half bathroom home in River Plantation subdivision in Duluth, GA has been leased for the long term.  The home features brand new stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops in the kitchen.  Additionally occupants enjoy a set of back stairs that lead from the kitchen up to the bedrooms in this River Plantation home.
River Plantation in Duluth, GA is a well established neighbrhood with homes built in the mid 1990s.  There are over 400 homes in River Plantation and residents enjoy a … (5 comments)

georgia: Affordable Housing News - Georgia Dream Home Ownership Program Lowers Rate - 02/02/12 03:56 PM


Affordable Housing News - Georgia Dream Home Ownership Program Lowers Interest Rate
The Department of Community Affairs has posted its weekly rate for its First Mortgage Program and its Down Payment Assistance, and the Down Payment Assistance rate is now at 4.625%.  For months this rate has been at 4.875%.  
While the new rate is still 80 to 100 points above other fixed rate FHA loan products, the fact of the matter is a buyer can get into a home with as little as $500 Earnest Money using the Georgia Dream Down Payment Assistance funds whereas with a … (0 comments)

georgia: Property Management in Georgia - Handling Repairs - 11/14/11 08:15 AM
When a landlord works with a property management company in Georgia, the landlord wants to be sure that the property management company is tied to a licensed real estate broker.  The status of the property management company's real estate broker can easily be verified by the Georgia Real Estate Commission at their webiste.
Once the property management company has located a suitable tenant, a part of the negotiation of the lease agreement involves the handling of repairs.  Depending on the experiences of both the landlord and the tenant, the handling of repairs can be a nightmare issue.  The landlord wants minimal phone calls … (0 comments)

georgia: Willbrook in Duluth - Quietly Tucked Away - 10/02/11 06:13 PM
Willbrook in Duluth GA is a subdivision that is just minutes from great shopping, a wide range of dining establishments, and access to heavily travelled roads.  Yet as one of my Open House guests stated, Willbrook in Duluth GA is hidden from all of the hustle and bustle around it - quietly tucked away.  Here are some other great facts about Willbrook in Duluth GA

Willbrook in Duluth GA has 236 homes with most built between 1998 and 2001.  The homes range in square feet from 2200 to over 3500 and many have finished basements. Most of the exteriors are brick front … (1 comments)

 
Jordon Wheeler, J W Group Real Estate Sales and Service (The Jordon Wheeler Group)

Jordon Wheeler

J W Group Real Estate Sales and Service

Fairburn, GA

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Address: South Fulton, College Park, East Point, Hapeville, Union City, Fairburn, Camp Creek, ATLANTA, GA, 30342

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Serving South Fulton and all of metro Atlanta, The Jordon Wheeler Group is a full service brokerage. We represent sellers, buyers, landlords, tenants, and investors. We are a HUD Certified Selling Broker, and we know the details of Down Payment Assistance in Georgia.



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