Categories for Atlanta Real Estate Resources

Do contingencies harm or help?

Purchasing a home is one of the largest financial commitments you’ll ever make, and it’s understandable to want to protect your investment throughout the purchase process. When you’re ready to make an offer on a home, adding a contingency to your contract can give you time to assess the property ...

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Amazing Private Boarding School in Atlanta

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting Brandon Hall, the only boarding school in Atlanta which also includes a day school just a few miles from Atlanta’s north perimeter. Driving thru an established community of beautiful homes on a two lane road, I almost pasted the gated driveway winding back ...

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10 Ways to Delay a Closing

  You really don’t want to do this do you?  I mean, delay the closing?  Not a good idea.  Can cause massive problems for you and your Atlanta Real Estate Consultant.   Not submitting the requested docs to your local Atlanta loan officer. Not signing the e-docs sent to you.  Nothing can happen until your application  is complete. Choosing one of those on-line lenders where you can never get ahold of the loan officer and ...

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Oh Atlanta, the times they are a-changing

The Atlanta Business Chronicle has used research data from Georgia State University to trace how the population of Atlanta and it’s surrounding area have changed over the past 47 years.  Specifically it details how the white and African-American populations have changed geographically by race/ethnicity, education, income and age.  Hispanics were ...

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Homebuying -Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

So many homeowners today are making extra payments to pay off their mortgages sooner. Do you fit into this mindset?  Let me pay it off as soon as possible to be debt free!  Perhaps this philosophy came from the recession/depression of the past 10 years.  Foreclosures were coming about left ...

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Reverse Mortgage for Home Purchase

ATLANTA FINANCIAL PLANNERS learning how to unlock home equity to allow their clients’ to keep their money invested to ensure portfolio survivorship.  This is the title of a posting that Genie McGee, Reverse Mortgage Specialist here in Atlanta, recently posted on LinkIn. As a full time real estate consultant and ...

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Atlanta’s Welcome

Everybody loves “free”.  When you move to your new neighborhood you will receive a mailing package called The Welcomemat™.  This oversized envelope is full of gift certificates to local businesses designed specifically to introduce you to your neighborhood retailers and service providers. what a great way to explore those local businesses, take advantage of their generosity and sample ...

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The 10 Do’s And Don’ts During The Loan Process

Whether you are a first time home buyer, moving to the area or a foreign national now looking to make Atlanta home, my experience in finance has me connected to some great lenders to help you get the job done.  Remember that from the time you are approved for your loan to closing, you ...

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