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Leveraging Your Home During Tax Season

At tax time, the financial benefits of being a homeowner become even more apparent with homeowners given substantial tax breaks

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The 2014 Buyer and Seller Trends Report

Mortgage Loan Originators have seen the best and the worst of the housing industry in a span of less than 10 years with a flood of heavily fluctuating trends.  MLO’s saw a surge of first time homebuyers followed by a …

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Atlanta Residential Real Estate: Poised for Massive Recovery

The first Atlanta residential real estate index of 2015 positions this year to be one of the most memorable years for the Atlanta housing industry in recent history. Strong employment, a growing economy, new government legislation, and an increase in …

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Three Reasons to Call Your Lender Now

During a typical winter season, the housing industry hibernates as hopeful homebuyers and sellers hunker down until springtime thaws the cold to make real estate moves. However, this year appears to be far from the norm. The New Year has …

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Atlanta Housing Industry: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

After a year of significant progress in the housing industry with strides made in increased inventory, reduced foreclosures and rising home prices, the final month of 2014 didn’t provide many boosts for the Atlanta residential real estate market. The Cal-Culator, …

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Why “Location, Location, Location” Actually Matters

This week, we are reviving one of our most popular columns. Though the saying’s origin is unknown, everyone is familiar with the phrase that three most important factors when searching for a new home are “location location location.” However, location …

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Atlanta Real Estate Celebrates Successful Year

With the end of 2014 quickly approaching, The Cal-Culator has a lot to celebrate in the Atlanta real estate industry. Despite the overall success of 2014, the industry is experiencing a standard winter decline.

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‘Tis the Season to Search for a Home

Though you likely don’t have visions of house hunting dancing in your head during winter, the holiday season is surprisingly a great time to buy a new home.

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Harness the Power of Appreciation

As we approach Thanksgiving, a traditional time of family, friends, celebration and feeling grateful for what we have, now is a great time to take a moment to count your blessings and say thank you. Often overlooked during this time …

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Atlanta’s Residential Real Estate Index Remains Stagnant

In this month’s Cal-Culator, it appears that the traditional fall stagnation in real estate has finally struck Atlanta as year-over-year positive trends are meeting negative monthly trends.

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