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Do's and Dont's of Million Dollar Real Estate Listings

Posted on 31, August 2011 by csadmin

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Working in real estate, we tend to look at a lot of listings.  Shocking, I know.

We've seen a wide variety in quality when it comes to this kind of thing.  There are two extremes that catch our attention: the well done listingsfalse

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Posted in Sellers, Upgrades & Curb Appeal

Street of the Week: Rock Springs Road in Atlanta's Morningside Neighborhood

Posted on 29, August 2011 by csadmin

For the inaugural Street of the Week, we'll take a look down Rock Springs Road, between Morningside Drive and Piedmont Road in Morningside.  Plenty of 1920s charmers await...

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Posted in atlanta, Design, intown atlanta, morningside, neighborhood, Neighborhoods, real estate, rock springs road, Street of the Week, street of the week

This Week’s Over-The-Top Property: A Manor Fit for a King!

Posted on 26, August 2011 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in the Atlanta metro area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is...

1350 King Lane, Franklin TN - $27.5M

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Ranch Homes In Atlanta: Could They Be The New Craftsman Bungalows?

Posted on 25, August 2011 by csadmin

The ranch home is finally getting a little r-e-s-p-e-c-t.

This ubiquitous housing type is now 50 years old, making it eligible for placement on the National Register of Historic Places.   In Georgia, and the Atlanta area in particular, homeownersfalse

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Posted in architecture, atlanta homes, Design, Georgia, homes, Neighborhoods, preservation, ranches, retro, Trends

How to Lower Your Property Taxes

Posted on 24, August 2011 by csadmin

This lovely infographic published by the Wall Street Journal summarizes how you might go about lowering your property taxes.  Why would you want to go through that hassle?  Well, consider that from 2005-2009 property taxes across the countryfalse

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Posted in appeal, Finance, finance, infographics, property taxes, real estate

The Intown Buyer's Dilemma: Older Home or Newer Condo?

Posted on 22, August 2011 by csadmin

I’ve always fancied myself an old-house person.  Growing up, I had subscriptions to This Old House and Old House Journal magazines, and I would spend hours drafting plans for what my ideal vintage house would look like.  I had dreams of mellowedfalse

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Posted in Buyers, Condos, condos, home buying, Neighborhoods, new vs old, townhomes

This Week’s Over-The-Top Property: Windward Winner

Posted on 19, August 2011 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in the Atlanta metro area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is...

1065 Carnoustie Lane, Alpharetta GA, 30005 - $3.25M

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Beat The Heat With An Atlanta Brewery Tour This Weekend

Posted on 18, August 2011 by csadmin

You know, my first idea for today's blog post was writing about a local festival that's happening this weekend in one of Atlanta's most popular parks.  But what you know what?  It's the middle of August, and it's too darn hot!  I can't think of afalse

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What's in a Mortgage Payment?

Posted on 18, August 2011 by csadmin
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Atlanta Beltline Homes: Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward

Posted on 17, August 2011 by csadmin

Over the past two weeks, we've looked at homes on the Beltline in Virginia Highland and Poncey Highland.  Our tour  concludes with buildings located in Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward.  These two intown neighborhoods are like cousins, long separatedfalse

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Posted in atlanta, beltline, Condos, condos, homes, intown, Neighborhoods, Parks, townhomes

THE PROPPORTUNIST Presents: Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood

Posted on 16, August 2011 by csadmin

In this recurring column, Clicks & Mortar spotlights the latest, greatest Atlanta-area estate of the rich and famous who make their homes here. This time, The Propportunist would like to direct your attention to...

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Posted in Housing News, Properties

The Buy Vs. Rent Index Is Out, And You May Be Surprised...

Posted on 16, August 2011 by csadmin

Trulia's quarterly Buy vs. Rent Index was published today, and the overall findings favor homebuyers.  In case you were wondering, the index is calculated by dividing a city's median list price by its median rent cost.  The higher the index number,false

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Posted in Buyer Tools, Buyers, Housing News, rent vs. buy

6 Things You Didn't Need To Know About The Marietta Square

Posted on 15, August 2011 by csadmin

The historic Marietta Square could be Cobb County's most loved patch of land.  In an area better known for sprawling neighborhoods and strip shopping centers, the Square stands out as a unique throwback.  People are attracted to its intimate scalefalse

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Posted in ga, Georgia, marietta, Neighborhoods, square

This Week’s Over-The-Top Property: Domestic Paradise

Posted on 12, August 2011 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in the Atlanta metro area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is...

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Will 2012 Be The End...Of The Housing Slump?

Posted on 10, August 2011 by csadmin

Fiserv Inc., the company behind the benchmark Case-Shiller Index, is predicting home prices to bottom out near the end of 2012.  Of course, since the world will also be ending around that time, our celebrations might get cut a little short.

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Posted in case-shiller, Foreclosures, foreclosures, Housing News, housing news

Discover the Farmers Markets of North Fulton County

Posted on 09, August 2011 by csadmin

Georgia's August weather doesn't usually inspire much outdoor romping, but there is an upside to the sticky season. That is, there's so many ripe things to eat this time of year!  North Fulton County has a nice collection of weekend farmers marketsfalse

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Posted in Events, Neighborhoods, Trends

Educate Yourself With Atlanta Area School District Maps

Posted on 08, August 2011 by csadmin
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Posted in Buyer Tools, Buyers, Schools

This Week’s Over-The-Top Property: Villa del Sol

Posted on 05, August 2011 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in the Atlanta metro area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is...

  

105 Parc Du Chateau NW, Atlanta GA, 30327 - $1.9M

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Get Your Bike Ready: Buckhead Will Be Getting A Trail Along GA-400

Posted on 04, August 2011 by csadmin

Here's a fact that may or may not surprise people: Buckhead is the most underparked part of the city.  Sure, Chastain is Atlanta's largest city park, and some of the grander estates look like mini-parks in themselves, but the "Beverly Hills of thefalse

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Posted in atlanta, Buckhead, Neighborhood News, park, Parks, trail

Finally, Atlanta Condo News That Doesn't Suck

Posted on 03, August 2011 by csadmin
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Posted in Condos, Housing News

Hop On The Home Elephant For News In Your Neighborhood

Posted on 02, August 2011 by csadmin
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Posted in Neighborhoods, Trends

Atlanta Beltline Homes: Poncey Highland

Posted on 01, August 2011 by csadmin
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Posted in atlanta, beltline, Celebrity Homes, Condos, condos, Neighborhoods, Parks, poncey highland, Properties

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