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Land Contract Vs. a Mortgage
Posted on 01/19/2020
Land Contract Vs. a Mortgage
Image by Shutterbug75 from Pixabay With a mortgage, a buyer is applying for financing to purchase the property in its entirety. They're relying on their credit and assets for approval before assuming responsibility of the full property. In a land contract, you're cutting out the need for a formal lender and relying on the seller to approve or...
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Outdoor Lighting Tips to Increase Your Home's Security
Posted on 01/12/2020
Outdoor Lighting Tips to Increase Your Home's Security
Photo by Malcolm Garret via Pexels No matter how safe your neighborhood is, it doesn’t hurt to take precautions against break-ins or thefts. Installing home security lighting is a highly effective way to deter intruders. This type of lighting also provides plenty of light for walkways and paths, making it safer for you and your family to walk...
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Why Should a Buyer View Your House?
Posted on 01/05/2020
Why Should a Buyer View Your House?
If you plan to sell your home, you should consider how you can stir up interest in your residence. Because if you know how to promote your house to buyers, there may be no shortage of home showing requests as soon as your residence becomes available. Ultimately, it is important to give buyers lots of reasons to view your...
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Another Property Sold - 400 Village Parkway NE #118, Atlanta, GA 30306
Posted on 12/31/2019
Another Property Sold - 400 Village Parkway NE #118, Atlanta, GA 30306
Exceptional&large 2 bd, 1 ba industrial loft looking over the Beltline!Big windows w/natural light.Wide open spaces, walk in closet, natural light in the bthrm, tall ceilings, gas cooktop, laundry rm, lofted rm is 2-in-1 w/ enough space for a guest room & office. Ponce City Market, Inman Park, Piedmont Park, VaHi, Krog Street &more are walkable in under 20 mins. Easy Interstate Access. On-Site Security, Pool, Fitness Center, Club Room, Google Fiber, Dog Runs and Direct Access Gate to Beltline – all for low HOA dues. Unique floor plan in the...
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What You Should Know About "Subject-to" Real Estate
Posted on 12/29/2019
What You Should Know About "Subject-to" Real Estate
Image by Ricarda Mölck from Pixabay If you've heard people talk about "subject-to" real estate, you might be curious what that means and if it would be a good investment for you. Briefly, "subject-to" real estate means you're buying the property but the loan on that property stays in the name of the existing seller. You're making your...
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6 Low Cost Home Staging Tips
Posted on 12/22/2019
6 Low Cost Home Staging Tips
Home staging is one of the most tried-and-true methods of selling your home faster. It can also help you increase the purchase price of your home by between one and five percent. However, working with a professional home stager--while a good investment--is not always in everyone’s budget. The good news is, there are a lot of simple and inexpensive...
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Getting Along in a New City: Cost of Living
Posted on 12/15/2019
Getting Along in a New City: Cost of Living
Image by Wellnhofer Designs from Shutterstock When you’re relocating you search for a property and learn the real estate market in your new area. Are you also looking at what the general cost of living is in your new city? The cost of living can be very different from state to state and city to city. Here are...
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Another Property Rented - 952 Woodland Avenue Se, Atlanta, GA 30316
Posted on 12/09/2019
Another Property Rented - 952 Woodland Avenue Se, Atlanta, GA 30316
What a home! Enjoy autumn evenings on the spacious covered front porch. Charming bungalow in Ormewood Park - one of ATL's favorite neighborhoods! Move-in ready.Home has a fresh coat of interior paint, hardwoods throughout,decorative FP in the LR & an open layout. Lots of windows for natural light, updated kitchen with SS appliances & granite countertops. Washer/dryer in unit! The cozy screened in back porch overlooking the lg, private fenced in backyard is the perfect spot for relaxing or grilling out. Close to the Beltline, restaurants and...
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1355 Euclid Avenue NE #6a, Atlanta, GA 30307 now has a new price of $199,900!
Posted on 12/09/2019
1355 Euclid Avenue NE #6a, Atlanta, GA 30307 now has a new price of $199,900!
Peaceful living in the middle of the city! This quiet 40 unit condominium community is walking distance to Little Five Points and an easy bike ride to Krog Mkt, Freedom Path & the Beltline. This sweet home has new interior paint, hdwood floors, SS appliances, ample closet space, french doors which open to your own patio, a deeded assigned parking spot, tons of natural light, and a community yard space with grill and picnic table. The 2017 LG combo washer/dryer stay with the unit. The condo is wired for Google fiber optic internet. Intown living at it's...
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Steps to Submitting an Offer
Posted on 12/08/2019
Steps to Submitting an Offer
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay You and your agent invested hours, days, weeks and even months searching for the right house. Time spent visiting open houses. But now all your efforts pay off. You’ve found the one. It’s the right size, the right neighborhood and within the budget parameters. This is the home of your dreams. It’s time...
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Accelerate Your Homebuying Timeline
Posted on 12/01/2019
Accelerate Your Homebuying Timeline
You know that you want to buy a house, but you may have only a limited amount of time to conduct a home search and discover your ideal residence. Luckily, there are many things that you can do to speed up your homebuying timeline. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you accelerate your journey from...
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Another Property Sold - 950 W Peachtree Street NW #1104, Atlanta, GA 30309
Posted on 11/26/2019
Another Property Sold - 950 W Peachtree Street NW #1104, Atlanta, GA 30309
Designer updates shine in this corner unit, city home with floor to ceiling windows showcasing sweeping city views and an abundance of natural light! A crisp white ceramic tile in the entry flows into the kitchen featuring a new accent tile on the backsplash and island. New porcelain tile floors with a rich wood look provide a durable and low maintenance flooring that runs throughout the home. A curved wall in the living room is punctuated by judges paneling and a stacked mosaic marble. The walls of glass in the master extend into the master bath & walk in...
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