In any event, if you have considered buying an Atlanta home, now is the time. Don’t sit on the fence and then in the future say “I should’ve”. If your reasons for purchasing are long term and you do not go crazy in the finance department, now is an excellent time to purchase an Atlanta home!
We all have heard about the Fannie-Freddie Bailout, but what does it mean?
There are four very important reasons To Buy an Atlanta Area Home before October 1st, 2008!
Here is an interesting article that I found on Rain City Guide’s blog on the short sale. Jillayne Schlicke of CE Forward hit the mark in her description of what a buyer can expect in making an offer on a Short Sale property: Why Do Banks Take So Long To Approve a Short Sale?
UPDATE: Linda Dvorak commented at Agent Genius with some great clarifications of the nuances of the capital gains issue in this law. Please visit http://agentgenius.com/?p=3193#comment-16288 and read comment #41 for a great explanation. You can also visit Exeter for a detailed analysis. The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 was recently passed and it [...]
Thanks to David Bell for proving these highlights on Wachovia’s July Economic Report. (bold emphasis added by me) Modest consumer spending, a pullback in commercial construction and lower growth in exports has resulted in a lower forecast for 2009. Inflation remains at the top end of the Fed’s target range, due to higher priced imports, [...]
Woodstock voted to approve next year’s budget with an increase in the millage rate. Which means your property tax bill is going up. Congratulations! According to data compiled by city officials, a one-mill rate increase for a homeowner with a $200,000 home is an added $49 in taxes, bringing the total tax bill up to [...]
If you live in Cobb County or Cherokee County, the answers are Yes and No. Cobb and Cherokee have lots of love for citizens over 62 years old in the form of No School Tax. If you are 62 years old or over, you can have your school taxes removed from your yearly tax bill [...]
February Economic Report from Wachovia Here are some of the highlights from the report: * We continue to believe that the economy will nominally avoid that outcome, but effectively it is a recession-like environment for decision makers. We now expect real GDP growth to slow to just a 0.2 percent pace in the first [...]
Dan Green is one of my favorite real estate bloggers. He consistently delivers valuable information and does it with a passion that is infectious. I recently stumbled across this video where he does an excellent job of illustrating how Mortgage Guidelines affect our real estate market.