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Rent to own …What’s that about??

rentoownThere are many reasons why a person would not or can not take the traditional route to home ownership.  Credit issues, not enough funds for a down payment, new to the area, tired of living in an apartment or numerous other reasons. If you’re not quite ready to purchase right out then there is another option for you.  You may be able to Rent/Lease to Own a home!  This means that you able to pick out a home that interests you and instead of purchasing it you would rent it.  If you really love the home and become ready to purchase you have the option to buy the home usually after the first year.  There are specific guidelines about which homes are eligible and other criteria about the program,  but once we have our consultation we can go over everything together.  Contact me today to find out further details!

2/2 Townhome in the Heart of Atlanta – For Sale!! (**VIDEO ALERT**)

Home is located in gated Centennial Park North and features a two way fireplace, open kitchen with granite, hardwoods, awesome front porch, surround sound speakers throughout. Upstairs are two bedrooms each with separate bathrooms. The master bathroom includes separate garden tub, shower, skylight and tiled floors. Just minutes to everything that vibrant Downtown Atlanta has to offer! Walk to the new Mercedez Benz Stadium, Aquarium, GA Tech Stadium, tons of restaurants & more!

Don’t Replace Your Real Estate Agent With The Internet

863d82dffff75c97b0c54b4e690b1659With the influx of new technology and web based solutions, it isn’t a surprise that everything is moving fast into the era of the internet. From sites like Uber to Grubhub, we generally can pull up our phones or laptops to order what we want with ease. And with every industry being revolutionized by technology, the same methods are “attempting” to be applied to the real estate industry.

We could all agree that the simplification of the process through paperwork would be much appreciated by agents and buyers/sellers alike; but the attempt of replacing the agent by sites like Zillow and other third party resources, can lead to a snowball affect of disaster. Think about real estate being smack dab in the middle of fast food and a doctor. You can use your mobile device to quickly place your order for a $20 meal, but when it comes to getting a surgery, you’ll want to put that phone down and visit a professional. Now think of your real estate agent being in the middle of all of that. You can use your devices to look for a home, look at market data the way you look at WebMD, knowing not to take it too seriously because you need a real professional’s input, but it’s fun and gives you a general idea of what to expect. But there in lies the issue, the data online is an oversimplified version of what goes into the process of buying and selling. The same way it oversimplifies medical diseases and surgeries, you’d still expect to get a professional’s diagnosis.

Although a real estate agent isn’t quite like a doctor, the industry in it’s legalities, contracts, and processes is similar in the sense that it needs to be taken seriously. Looking for a house online and wanting to put an immediate offer on one can be exciting and fun, but the issues that require a professional’s guidance comes after the initial contract is written up and the hard work comes into place to actually make the home your own. Same for sellers, if you decide to put your home on the market and want a website that will give you an automatic offer, how do you know you’re not being taken advantage of in the price? But most importantly, how do you know you’re not being taken advantage of in other aspects of the contract? Because there is a lot more to the sale of the home then just agreeing on a number.

The next time you’re digging through public sites for homes for sale, and getting instant home valuation estimates, keep in mind that this is a simple process to give you an idea of your market. A very general idea. But after you’ve found the perfect house, or after you’ve decided that the numbers make some sense for you to sell, call your favorite real estate agent and make sure they give you a more detailed look into the market and assist you through the full process, not just the exciting first parts. Because it’s going to be in the middle of a contract when the lending is falling apart, or negotiations can’t be made on repairs and emotions are at an all time high, that you are going to wish you had put down your laptop and had an agent fighting for you by your side. Use the internet, have fun with it’s amazing resources, but don’t let it replace your agent. We aren’t in an age, just yet, where technology can do everything a professional can.

 

Latest Kitchen Trends…

Who knew white kitchens would make a comeback!! Gorgeous!!

 

**Hot Property Alert ** Atlanta Midtown 2/2.5 townhome

Home is located in gated Centennial Park North and features a two way fireplace, open kitchen with granite, hardwoods, awesome front porch, surround sound speakers throughout. Upstairs are two bedroom each with separate bathrooms. The master bathroom includes separate garden tub, shower, skylight and tiled floors. Just minutes to everything that vibrant Downtown Atlanta has to offer! Walk to the Aquarium, GA Tech Stadium, brand new Mercedes Benz Stadium and tons of restaurants & more!

211 Merritts Avenue, Atlanta GA

Just Listed 211 Merritts Ave - No $

 

Atlanta Beltline president: We’re doubling down on affordable housing – Curbed Atlanta

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Long a source of frustration for Beltline-adjacent communities, the issue of affordability is back in the spotlight.

Source: Atlanta Beltline president: We’re doubling down on affordable housing – Curbed Atlanta

COMING SOON – Heart of Atlanta Townhome

Awesome townhome located in the heart of Atlanta will be hitting the market soon. This stylish townhome is located in gated Centennial Park North. Home features a two way fireplace, open kitchen with granite, hardwoods and awesome front porch.  Just minutes to everything that vibrant Downtown Atlanta has to offer! Walk to the Aquarium, GA Tech Stadium, tons of restaurants and more!

211 merritts

Let’s find your dream home together!

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When is the best time to sell…

time to sell

Right now… it’s that simple.

  • the housing market is booming
  • we have lots of buyers searching
  • interest rate are at an all time low
  • and most important …you can get THE BEST PRICE for your home!!

Give me a call today at 678-805-7653.  I can tell your how much your home may be worth.

Visit http://www.listyourgahome.com to view some of the homes I have sold

 

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