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Why Rent When you Can Buy!!

Home ownership rates are the lowest they have been in the last 50 years. Yet a large portion of Americans are still renting properties, instead of enjoying a home of their own. Consumer reports believe this is an issue because of a buyer’s lack of trust in their ability to purchase. It is still a long standing notion that a buyer needs 20% towards the cost of the home in order to move forward, but this isn’t true. With countless down payment assistant programs, and closing cost roll-ins, a home owner could move in with as little as a few hundred to a couple thousand dollars. Which is a huge difference in the time it takes to save up to make the move.

With interest rates at an all time low, home ownership in today’s market is a great investment. The money saved over a mortgage’s lifespan can result in tens of thousands of dollars, if not hundreds. That’s more money in your pocket today. Don’t wait to buy when interest rates soar again. With low interest rates, that means your monthly mortgage payments are at a significantly lower cost, as well. With such a heated housing marketing, rental prices are soaring, and statistics are constantly showing that home ownership can be equivalent to your rental rate each month, if not less. Why get stuck in a small 2 bedroom apartment, if you can move into a home a pay a monthly rate that is the same, and get a 3 bedroom house with a great backyard?

There is also a fear that a home can keep you “stuck” or “rooted” to one place, without an easy transition out if you decide to move. Although the future of the housing market isn’t easily predictable from location to location, you can always discuss with your agent about buying a home in an area that has a strong turn-over rate when a home hits the market. The equity build up when it comes time to selling is going to be far more beneficial, than if you put money into a rental and decided to move. The money from selling the property can be used to purchase a new home. With renting, there would be no additional funds to transition into a new place.

Now imagine if you were renting a home for $2000/month. If your landlord is renting to make a profit, think how much less you’d be paying on a monthly basis towards your mortgage, if the home was yours. Then you wouldn’t be paying a landlord to profit off of you, you’d be paying a reasonable rate, and get to call the property your own. Contact me today discuss the steps you need to take towards home ownership, you might be happily surprised about the type of home you can afford to move into.  Fill out the contact form below to get started.

 

 

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**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

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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

Atlanta’s Beltline CEO: Affordable housing is top priority

The head of Atlanta’s Beltline project said Wednesday he and his staffers are ‘doubling down’ their efforts to make sure new development doesn’t force out middle- and low-income residents.

Source: Atlanta’s Beltline CEO: Affordable housing is top priority

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!

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Let’s find your dream home together!

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When is the best time to sell…

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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

 

Introducing The WoodLyn Team of Virtual Properties Realty

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Introducing this dynamic duo of Keisha Woodbine & Leslene Lynch of Virtual Properties Realty. These ladies have the the know-how and skill to get the job done!! Call the WoodLyn Reatlor Team today @ 678.744.KEYS(5397) for all your real estate needs. Search homes in Lawrenceville, Suwanee or anywhere in Gwinnett, Dekalb, Forsyth or Fulton county

HOT LISTING!!… Austell, GA Beauty

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Welcome home to this beautiful 4 bedroom brick front home which is the largest split foyer plan in the subdivision.  Home has so many features including a trey ceiling grand entrance, upgraded arched pass throughs, nice sized master with trey ceiling, storage area in the garage, separate living room & large breakfast area, great corner/cul de sac lot, large fenced backyard, irrigation system and  finished lower level area with separate in-law suite to include living room area, bedroom and full bathroom. Located close Sweetwater Park & Tennis Center and East West Commons to shop till your hearts content!

Brand New Townhomes in Peachtree Ridge Schools

Our stunning 3-story townhomes with all sides brick feature open living floor plans, luxurious owner’s suites and large gourmet kitchens perfect for entertaining family and guests. And you will have plenty of time to enjoy your new home and shopping and dining in the Sugarloaf area without the worry of maintaining your landscaping! Full TILE in Standing Showers. Garden Tub, Signature Trims! $50 HOA!!!!

EWELL PARC Subdivision 30043 Zip Code- 3 & 4 BEDROOM TOWNHOMES In The Peachtree Ridge School District! Close to SUGARLOAF MILLS Shopping & 85!
Google Address: 2156 Mission View Dr. Lawrenceville, GA 30043

COME TODAY & VIEW! READY TO MOVE IN NOW!!!!

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