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Real Estate Agent - Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage - GREC #208281
My honest opinion on things that I find interesting about the real estate industry. I'm here to help you save money and avoid making mistakes.



I have found a stat that seems to be able to tell you which way prices are likely to go in the next 6-12 months.  In real estate there's a term called absorption rate.  Sometimes people refer to it as the number of months of inventory.  One takes the number of current listings and divides it by t...
A title search is usually done near the end of the transaction after most of the main contingencies are over.  A closing attorney usually doesn't want spend the hard cost for doing a title search until they know that the transaction is very likely to close.Usually the title work doesn't pull up a...
When I first saw HDR photos mentioned in some article, I just assumed that it meant "High Definition something".  I thought it's not a big deal because everyone seems to have an HD camera with mega pixel resolution.  I thought that to get those beautiful magazine like photos all you needed was an...
It's been several years since I did a Zestimate analysis.  I am working with a buyer who seems to put a lot of trust in Zestimates in determining what price to offer on a home.  Of course, buyers will always trust a Zestimate instead of any data you put in front of them to the contrary.So I thoug...
Before putting your home on the market, it might be a good idea to crawl around in your attic and basement or crawl space looking for telltale signs of rats.  Look for those little droppings and torn up insulation.  If you find those things, you need to clean it up and fix the problem.  Don't wai...

Tim Maitski

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