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RECENT BLOG POSTS
 The Lock Box and Key  When agents list homes and request a house key from the seller, sometimes the seller wants to retain control of the lockbox and the house key.   The seller will request their house shown by appointment only and to ensure this; they want to retain control of the lockbox and ...
09/21/2011
                          Sandy Springs, Georgia  a suburban community offering an urban lifestyle directly north of Atlanta.  The community is known for its well performing schools in both the public and private sector.  It is the home of Fortune 500 companies: United Parcel Service, Newell Rubb...
09/20/2011
Beginning October 1st, mortgage amounts greater than $721,050 will no longer be considered conforming loans by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).  Mortgages over the amount above will now be placed into the jumbo mortgage category, and buyers will be required to...
09/19/2011
    Talk about being convenient!!!!   Walk to your choice of three major grocery stores, a drugstore, cleaners, ice cream store, a popular coffee house, banks,a popular bagel shop, restaurants, and churches.   Walk to the park on Saturday mornings for the Summer Farmer’s Market, exercising and th...
08/28/2011
This blog perfectly demonstrates  the point for pre-approvals. The story puts it on a level the consumer can relate too.  Real estate professionals love helping people find their new homes.  But the flip side is this is how they make their money.  They can not financially continuously show people...
08/27/2011
  A buyer recently called and asked about a home on our website.  We discussed the features of the home, the amenities in the subdivision, the schools and the local area.  He seemed quite please that home and area would fulfill his needs. After further discussion, he stated that currently he is i...
08/26/2011
  You’re ready to take the plunge and buy your first home.  Your credit score is 680 or above, your debt to income ratio is below 36 percent* and you’ve been with your present employer for three years or more, but do you have the required down payment  lenders are demanding? If the answer is no, ...
08/22/2011
  The Atlanta Journal Constitution on Saturday, August 6, 2011 reported on how major financial institutions are now starting to focus on the Atlanta metropolitan market.    This was good news considering that beginning in 2008 Georgia lead the country in the number of bank failures.  Most of thos...
08/09/2011
When taking listings this blog points out what information we should have regarding the renovations or updates to a home.  Although we may not always have the space on the mutiple listing report to indicate the year of the  renovations or updates, we can at least have this information in our file...
08/08/2011
Ahhhh… am I dating myself or what?  Not so sure about the answer to that question.  I have the latest Droid phone, use the apps, use the navigation, access the internet, send emails, access the multiple listing services, text and, oh make phone calls on my phone. Lately, (since I create my work s...
07/26/2011
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