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Atlanta Short Sales in Every Price Range

View a quick video on Metro Atlanta’s real estate market update on short sales.

8 Value Enhancing Secrets That Work to Sell Every Luxury Home in Atlanta

Selling a luxury home in Atlanta can be a daunting process without the right Real Estate Agent and the right tools to enhance the presence of your luxury home. As a luxury home Seller, it is extremely important for you to consider the 8 value enhancing secrets that work to sell every luxury home in Atlanta.

6 Tax Breaks Every Homeowner Should Know

Home ownership offers great tax advantages. In most cases, you need to itemize your taxes in order to take advantage of all the tax breaks that accompany home ownership. This might seem overwhelming, but the benefits of completing this process make up for the inconvenience.

Should You Consider Listing Your Home During the Holidays?

As the holidays approach, I’m always asked the same questions:
Should we keep our property on the real estate market or take it off?
Do we list now, wait until after the first of the year, or hold off until spring?

What’s Your Home-Buying IQ? Take This Quiz and Find Out

There are so many different steps in the home buying process and so many players that it’s not surprising many people are confused about key aspects of the process. Take this quiz to help you determine your home buying IQ and learn some tips about the process along the way.

Five Strategies for Pricing a Home to Sell

There’s a fair amount of psychology — and strategy — that goes into determining a home’s asking price. If you’re a seller, you and your real estate agent should identify (and agree on) the approximate value of the property.

Fannie Mae Homepath Buyer Incentive Expires Soon!

Fannie Mae is currently offering buyers up to 3.5% in closing cost assistance through October 31, 2011 on an owner occupant property that meet all eligibility requirements and terms and conditions.

What’s the First Step in the Buying Process?

Once you’ve spoken with a lender, learned about your financing options, and have been pre-approved, you’ll be more prepared to shop for homes with your agent. A real estate agent not only will be able to provide information about a specific home that interests you, but can also arrange home tours as necessary, and assist in the final negotiation process.

Fannie Mae offers 3.5% Buyer Assistance on HomePath Properties

Fannie Mae wants to help more buyers afford to purchase their new home. That is why they are offering up to 3.5% in closing cost assistance for HomePath® properties beginning April 11, 2011 through June 30, 2011.

Short Sale Today…Buy A Home Tomorrow | How To Get A Loan After A Short Sale Or Foreclosure

What are the absolute bare-minimum guidelines to obtain a mortgage?…and perhaps more interesting…how to obtain a mortgage immediately after a Short on…