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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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April Cal-Culator Reveals Continued Spring Setback

This spring real estate season continues to disappoint the Atlanta area after a strong winter. Sluggish market behavior caused the Cal-Culator index to remain stagnant in April.

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Homeowners Associations in Georgia

Though homeowners associations have a reputation for strict rules and expensive dues, sacrificing some residential freedom can result in better curb appeal and property value.

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