What’s Going On With The Kirkwood Real Estate Market?

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If you’ve bought a house in Kirkwood over the last few years, you should be very happy. Not only because you like your house and neighborhood, or even because you happen to be a happy person.  You should be very happy because it is likely that the value of your home has skyrocketed over the past five years.   For the benefit of …

Decatur Home Prices Surge

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Home prices in the City of Decatur are up 73% since 2011.  Not a huge shocker, considering that prices are up just about everywhere, but a 73% bump within an entire municipality is pretty noteworthy. A quick chart, to help kick off our analysis: 2011 2016 Avg. Sales Price $360,916 $ 625,556 Total Homes Sold 241 309 Homes Sold <$500K …

Atlanta’s Best Spring

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OUR NEWSLETTER IS AWESOME. YOU SHOULD SIGN UP, HERE’S THIS MONTH’S VERSION. Hard to believe that it’s already Spring.  For our team, that means lots of real estate: buyers and sellers.  First time buyers, move up buyers, empty-nesters, two homes coming together, moving further out, coming further in… transitions of all stripes and sizes.  Spring, of course, can always mean so much …

Filing For Homestead Exemption In 2017

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If you bought a home in 2016 that is currently your primary residence, you need to file for Homestead Exemption. There should be no excuse or exception. We’re talking about a golden opportunity to legally reduce your property tax liability. So, if you fall in to this category, or, you purchased in previous years, keep reading.  Some valuable nuggets to share, …

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File For Homestead Exemption

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Homestead Exemption is your chance to gain massive property tax savings on your home. If you purchased your home in 2015, and you’re actually living in said house, you need to file for your Homestead Exemption today. In Georgia, you’re entitled to the exemption if you have owned the home and it was your legal residence as of January 1 of the …

What Not To Leave In Front Of Your House

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If you are thinking about selling your home in the near future, some valuable advice-  Make sure that you clean up all random machetes before going on market.  I spied a machete earlier today. For the uninformed, that would be a knife.  A somewhat discolored, foreboding looking machete. If the house sells fast and for over list, then I’m going …

No, I Will Not Play Beer Pong and Video Games With You

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Earlier this week, the New York Times published an excellent article about the extreme measures some Realtors are taking to bond with their clients.  From hang gliding to beer pong playing, iPod tutoring to organizing scavenger hunts, these real estate agents are serious about standing out from the crowd.  So sayeth the Times: There are more than 52,000 licensed real estate agents …