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Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

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Choosing whether to rent or own a home is not an easy decision. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is better for you. It’s important to go into your calculations with open eyes. …

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Things You Shouldn’t Do When Buying a Home

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The last thing in the world you would ever want is to spend a bunch of time searching for a home, finding that perfect place and then not being approved for your mortgage. There are also many common mistakes homebuyers make that could make the process much more painful than it has to be. We’re writing this article because we …

Dr. David Brothers, Plastic Surgery Centre Of Atlanta

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Just in case I’ve focused too much on Atlanta real estate, let’s shift the focus to plastic surgery for a moment.   Dr. David Brothers is one of Atlanta’s leading Plastic Surgeons, and while I haven’t personally experienced his scalpel, he’d be my first call if I ever considered giving new character to my shnoz.  Get to know him- what …

Enclave At Briarcliff Opportunity

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The Enclave at Briarcliff is a hugely popular condominium community, and with good reason.  Location, amenities, location, community, location… it’s one to watch to be sure.  Priced at $144,900, my new listing at The Enclave is the sweetest deal in the complex.  Here’s a couple of reasons why you need to put this one on your radar (or the radar of …

The Shortest Stroll To East Atlanta Village

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There’s East Atlanta Village, and then there’s East Atlanta. If you know Atlanta, you know what I’m talking about.  East Atlanta Village is chuck full of coffee shops, great restaurants, arts, music, shopping- it’s an Atlanta gem.   East Atlanta, on the other hand, is a loose connection of neighborhoods that Realtors like me throw around to describe anything within …

Exclusive Opportunity To Own At The Artisan

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The Artisan is the premier condominium building in Decatur.  Location couldn’t be any better, amenities are best in class, and the quality of finish is top-notch.  Units at The Artisan are always in high demand, especially when they’re as fantastic as my new listing there.  No need to brag on it too much- the condo really sells itself.  Just in …

Flipping Virgins Casting In Atlanta

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Thinking about flipping your first house?  Love watching HGTV, and think that you’re finally ready for your closeup?  Nervous about investing a small fortune in a speculative home rehabilitation and don’t mind cameras filming you as you stress out over money, bickering with your partner and whether or not you’ll win big or crap out?  The folks over at Flipping …

An Amazing Atlanta Phife Dawg Tribute

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One time Atlanta resident Malik “”Phife Dawg”” Taylor passed away last week.  He was one of the founding members of A Tribe Called Quest, arguably one of the most influential hip hop groups of all time.  Phife’s contributions to music and pop culture can’t be emphasized enough, and his loss leaves the world of music a much sadder place. While …

City of Decatur Steal of a Deal

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One of the most interesting (and loaded) words in the real estate lexicon is “affordable”. In New York’s SOHO neighborhood, the median home sales price is $2.2 million, leading one to believe that a loft in this neighborhood priced at $1 million would appear to be very affordable. This is, of course, insane. And true. Atlanta is not New York, …

Entertainer’s Dream, Just OTP In Smyrna

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Some homes are  practical.  They’re perfectly fine, providing necessary purpose and little else.  When I say this, of course, I’m being fairly broad.  I’m talking about everything from the simple “”it’s a roof above our heads”” to “”it’s got enough bedrooms, a garage, and the extra bathroom that we really needed.””  In other words, you might as well cue the sad …