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When Mark Knopfler penned this mega-hit in 1985, he probably didn’t think a real estate agent would be using it nearly 25 years later to describe a program designed to encourage folks to purchase foreclosed homes. What was meant to be a blue-collar critique on the excessive lifestyles of rock ‘n rollers has now been reduced to a pithy blog post title. The times, they are a changin’…

But alas, dear reader, I’ve come armed with more good news. The Georgia Dream NSP Purchase Program was created to encourage the purchase of foreclosed properties, providing $14,000 to eligible borrowers purchasing foreclosed properties in eligible areas. There are certain conditions that apply, but these funds can be applied to either required repairs and/or down payment assistance.
To find out more about applying for this program, and the areas that it applies to, click here.
To find out more about how you can find a deal on a foreclosure- either as an investment or for your own home- click here.
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Jon Effron is widely regarded as one of the leading Realtors in Atlanta, working with both buyers and sellers throughout the metro area to maximize their real estate investments. In 2014, Jon was the #1 individual agent at Keller Williams Intown, one of the largest brokerages in Intown Atlanta. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Jon was the Vice President of Development at Tujay Group, an Atlanta real estate development firm. His career pre-real estate included stints at, eGroups (now Yahoo! Groups) and Elite Traveler magazine, where he served as the Vice President of Marketing.