MY HELPFUL REAL ESTATE BLOG

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2017 ends strong for many metro-area neighborhoods Over half of the neighborhoods covered in The Hatch Neighborhood Report close the year out with an increase in average sales price and sales over 2016. Congrats to neighborhoods in the Morris Brandon...
If you want to sell your home this year, start the process as soon as possible. And this is the perfect place to start your journey. All this month I will be providing you with valuable tools and advice to...
Average sales price declines in many luxury markets The average sales price for single family detached homes sold in Cobb, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett counties in November was $326,621, or an increase of 4% from November 2016, and a 2%...
If you think Spring and Summer are the peak home buying and selling seasons, you’d be correct; however, what many don’t know is that people planning to buy a home in the Spring and Summer months begin their shopping in...
This is such a great time of year for so many reasons: the smell of fresh Christmas trees, all the light displays, and so many fun things to do with the family. It seems there’s something to see or do...
As I look out over the creek that cuts through the land in front of our family’s home in N. Georgia — where we’re visiting for the holiday — and watch the wild turkeys journey across the river, I think...
Memorial Park, Springlake, Wildwood remain top-performing neighborhoods in Morris Brandon The average sales price for single family detached homes sold in Cobb, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett counties in October was $326,865, or an increase of 4% from October 2016, and...
Earlier this year I had so much fun helping newlyweds Claire & Seth buy their first home together! They had been renting a home near the new Publix on Moores Mill, but it was just a little further out than...
Back in March I wrote a post about the developments happening on our Upper Westside. Well, I’ve got some new information that I’m excited to share with you as we watch these areas take shape. The Upper Westside is definitely...
Ever wonder what appraisers think of the really cool improvements to your home? I recently read an interesting article written by appraiser Ryan Lundquist of Sacramento, Calif. that points out most improvements to your home will not increase your home’s...