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Pre-Housing Bubble Burst Levels Appearing in the Industry

Though Atlanta has been enduring one of the wettest summers in history, it is also experiencing one of the “hottest” in terms of real estate, according to online real estate database Zillow. Zillow’s second quarter real estate market reports showed that home values increased 2.4 percent from the first quarter to the second quarter of […]

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The Buyers and Sellers of 2012

The National Association of Realtors 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers is out and it offers some interesting insight on the market’s activity in 2012. The annual profile measures the demographics, preferences, motivations, plans and experiences of recent buyers and sellers. Research for this year’s report was conducted by distributing surveys to a sample […]

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Avoid Being a Victim of Mortgage Fraud

Just this week a federal judge sentenced a former Auburn attorney to nearly four years in prison for mortgage fraud. James Boyd Douglas Jr. handled mortgage refinancings and real estate closings and was found guilty of embezzling $2.3 million from clients. An Atlanta area woman and her brother ran a real estate scam in Baldwin County […]