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The purpose of my blog is address and express my thoughts and ideas on topics that impact the real estate industry. Please feel free to comment on my post and let know your thoughts.
3. Multiple Offer Situations Banks are choosing with increasing frequency to price their foreclosed properties for a quick sale.  A good deal is difficult to resist, and you will not be the only Buyer that is interested in taking advantage of a good deal. (FYI - If you like it, are interested in ...
2. Check the Property Taxes In many cases, the homeowner who suffered the foreclosure was not aware they were eligible to file with the county for a Homestead Exemption.  This exemption is a 60% discount in the property tax rate, and only owner occupants are eligible to file.  Secondarily, invest...
1. Be Prepared for What is Behind the Door - Viewing Foreclosed Properties Losing a home is a painful experience and many homeowners feel as though they have been taken advantage of by the bank.  As a result, they often take the appliances, lighting, and sometimes the plumbing fixtures.  They wil...
Back in March I posted the Georgia House passes housing tax credit.  Well it seems that the moons and stars did align, with the exception of a few (refer to the March post to get this).  On May 11, 2009 Governor Sonny Purdue signed the bill in law (House Bill 261).  This bill will allow ANY Georg...
  Fear:   I can’t afford to buy a home right now. Fact:  Actually, you can’t afford not to buy a home right now…low interest rates, tax credit and affordable homes.   Fear:  I should wait until the real estate market gets better. Fact:  There is never a wrong time to buy the right home.   Fear: ...
With this being Earth Day, I am offering you or someone you know some GREEN!!! LOOKING FOR A REASON TO BUY A HOME NOW?Recent legislation gives first time home buyers a huge tax credit! -  $8,000 tax credit on the purchase of any home on or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009.-  All...
If you have been on the fence about purchasing a home, the Georgia House has passed legislation to get you on the side of "buy." House members voted 162-4 to allow home purchasers to receive an income-tax credit of up to $3,600, which would be credited up to $1,200 for three years.  The next step...
As I stood in line, going down a narrow hallway with voters on both sides, waiting for the opportunity to cast our ballot, I approached a portion of the hall with restrooms and water fountains.  As I watched a woman take a drink from one of the fountains it symbolized the road we have traveled as...

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