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Atlanta Home Prices Fuel Atlanta Real Estate Growth

Though Labor Day traditionally signals the end of summer and beginning of a real estate slowdown, the Atlanta residential real estate index continues to climb due to foreclosures, affordability and inventory.

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First-time Homebuyers: Make Foresight 20/20

As Atlanta real estate sizzles and lending standards ease, more hopeful first-time homebuyers are making the plunge. Make sure you don’t discuss fall prey to these first-time homebuyers’ top mistakes.

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Atlanta Summer Real Estate and Recovery Begins to Simmer

Is recovery stalling? This month’s Atlanta residential real estate index provides data that shows Atlanta real estate’s recovery may be beginning to simmer.

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The $3.5 Billion Real Estate Merge

Last week, online listings giant Zillow bought Trulia for $3.5 billion, leaving Realtors concerned. Here’s why Realtors and the rest of the industry need not to be concerned.

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While Inventory is Down, Increase Your Competitive Edge

While inventory is down in Atlanta, buyers need to increase their competitive edge using savvy tricks that include financial and emotional powers of persuasion.

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Looking For A Home? Look To Your Phone

Looking for a home can be made more efficient, fun and less stressful with the help from real estate smartphone applications like Trulia, HomeSnap and Credit Karma.

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Don’t Skip Over Summer Renovations

Though home renovations is the last thing Atlantans want to think about in the scorching summer, certain summer repairs will save you money, improve a home’s comfort and increase your home’s resale value.

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Mortgages from A to Z

When it comes to buying a home, there is an array of mortgage options to choose from.  This week we review the variety of mortgages available to homebuyers including fixed-rate mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages and FHA loans and we weigh in …

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What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Home

Last week, we introduced our two-part series about first-time homebuyers with “Are You Ready to Buy Your First Home?”, a look inside the factors that indicate if hopeful homebuyers are ready to make the plunge. This week, we discuss a …

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Are You Ready to Buy your First Home?

Few financial decisions are quite as daunting as buying your first home.  In this first of a two-part column we will discuss what factors are good indicators that you are ready to buy your first home.  Next week, we’ll share …

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