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Vocab Cheat Sheet For First Time Home Buyers

 

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Posted in Buyers, real estate, real estate tips, Real Estate Vocab, tips, Tips

Terrible Real Estate Pictures

Posted on 23, July 2014 by Sarah Eick

'Terrible Real Estate Pictures' is a collection of the worst of the worst when it comes to showcasing properties. They are inexplicably bad property photos that include everything from unusual features to overgrown yards that must make selling thefalse

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Over-the-Top Property of the Week: Atlanta's Finest Estate

Posted on 21, July 2014 by Sarah Eick

This weeks property has been called 'one of, if not the finest gated estate to become available in Atlanta.' The title may seem a little farfetched until you see photos of the impeccable gardens and equally as impressive house. Spanning 8.2 acres, thefalse

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Posted in atlanta estate, atlanta real estate, over the top, Over the Top, over the top properties, Properties, real estate

Terrible Real Estate Pictures

Posted on 07, July 2014 by Sarah Eick

'Terrible Real Estate Pictures' is a collection of the worst of the worst when it comes to showcasing properties. They are inexplicably bad property photos that include everything from strange furnishings to unexpected house guests that must makefalse

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Posted in mls, Properties, real estate, real estate pictures, terrible real estate pictures

Terrible Real Estate Pictures

Posted on 26, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

'Terrible Real Estate Pictures' is a collection of the worst of the worst when it comes to showcasing properties. They are inexplicably bad property photos that include everything from unlikely photobombers to strange rooms that must make selling thefalse

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Easy Tips to Sell Your Home

Posted on 10, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

Getting ready to sell? Move your property fast – and for the highest price possible – with these affordable tricks. These easy changes will make your home more attractive to potential buyers, and you can start at any stage in the selling process.

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Posted in home improvement, real estate, real estate tips, Sellers, selling, Tips

Terrible Real Estate Pictures

Posted on 06, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

Real estate photos are usually meant to highlight a properties best features and give buyers a preview of the home. 'Terrible Real Estate Pictures' is a collection of the worst of the worst when it comes to showcasing properties. They are inexplicablyfalse

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The Top 6 Haunted Hot Spots in Metro Atlanta

Posted on 19, October 2011 by csadmin

It’s that time of year again.  When Target starts putting out the icicle lights and Santa inflatables, you know Halloween is right around the corner.  I can't think of a better way to celebrate this macabre season than with a tour of a real*false

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Posted in atlanta, atlanta ghost tours, Events, Georgia, real estate

6 Things You Can Do About Neglected Foreclosures in Your Neighborhood

Posted on 17, October 2011 by csadmin

In many neighborhoods across America, a sad sight occurs all too often.  Empty and forlorn foreclosures are like the Debby Downer of the block. Plenty of horror stories are circulating around Atlanta about seemingly abandoned homes that are afalse

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Posted in Foreclosures, foreclosures, Georgia, real estate

Street of the Week: Saint Charles Avenue in Virginia Highland and Midtown

Posted on 06, October 2011 by csadmin

I chose a great time to walk along St. Charles Avenue for this installment of Street of the Week.  It was in the early evening, just as people were beginning to relax after the work day.  There was quite a bit of buzz for a Wednesday: joggers werefalse

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Posted in atlanta, atlanta homes, atlanta neighborhoods, Design, intown, Neighborhoods, real estate, Street of the Week, virginia highland

Buck-who? Forsyth County's King When It Comes to High End Real Estate

Even with the economy on extended life support, Forsyth County continues to hold its own when it comes to ritzy real estate.  You could say the construction of GA-400 in the early 1990s caused a northbound leak in Buckhead's money dam.

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Posted in Buyers, forsyth county, ga homes for sale, georgia homes for sale, gold communities, Housing News, Neighborhoods, real estate, swim and tennis

Street of the Week: Oakdale Road in Candler Park

Oakdale Road stretches from Emory University down to Memorial Drive, but this week we focus our attention on its funky route through Candler Park.  Although sometimes overshadowed by its sister on the other side of Moreland Avenue, Inman Park,false

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Posted in atlanta, candler park, homes, homes for sale, intown, Neighborhoods, neighborhoods, real estate, Street of the Week, street of the week

79 Park Circle: A Peachtree Park Home That's Full of Surprises

79 Park Circle, Atlanta GA 30305

79 Park Circle exemplifies the irresistibly charming character of Buckhead's Peachtree Park neighborhood.  The winding brick stairway welcomes visitors to a smartly renovated 1928 cottage, surrounded by mature treesfalse

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Street of the Week: Sloan Street in Historic Roswell's Mill Village

As much as I love Atlanta's intown neighborhoods, I have no qualms about my love affair with Historic Roswell.  There's just something about this old mill town that draws me in. The classic architecture, the cultured vibe, and the fact that it'sfalse

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Posted in Georgia, historic, homes, homes for sale, mill village, Neighborhoods, real estate, roswell, square, Street of the Week, townhomes

Enormous Real Estate Development Proposed for the Heart of Midtown...in 1991

Atlanta's Midtown is hardly recognizable from 20 years ago.  It's truly astonishing how much development has occurred in this most urbane of intown neighborhoods, with signature buildings like Metropolis, Viewpoint, Spire, 1010 Midtown, and the false

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Posted in atlanta, condos, development, Georgia, history, midtown, Neighborhoods, real estate

Atlanta's Priciest Foreclosure Is...

Think quick:  what's Atlanta's most expensive foreclosure at the moment?  I'll give you some hints.  Its exterior was designed by the nation's foremost classically inclined architect; its interior resembles Warhol's Silver Factory; and the buildingfalse

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Posted in atlanta, Buckhead, Condos, condos, Foreclosures, foreclosures, real estate

Street of the Week: Waverly Way in Inman Park

Inman Park's Haas Mansion, our most recent Over-The-Top-Property, was the also the inspiration for our Street of the Week.  Waverly Way is a street that's only gotten better with age.  It's witnessed the evolution of Inman Park from envied earlyfalse

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Posted in atlanta, Georgia, inman park, intown, Neighborhoods, neighborhoods, Parks, real estate, Street of the Week

Roswell's "Castle" Inspires Rubber Necking and Rumors

North Fulton County is known as the land of McMansions, but there's one Roswell home that created a category of its own: McCastle.  At the corner of Highway 140 and Cagle Road sits a squat, crenellated home known simply as "The Castle."  Becausefalse

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Posted in castle, Design, homes, north fulton county, Properties, real estate, roswell

Which Atlanta Neighborhoods Favor Your Feet?

Let's be frank: Atlanta doesn't have a reputation as a walking city.  Although we've often been dubbed the "New York of the South," we certainly don't share that city's pedestrian culture or its density.  "L.A. of the East" is a much more aptfalse

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Posted in atlanta, Buyer Tools, Georgia, Neighborhoods, nieghborhoods, real estate, walking

Cobb County Communities Offer Suburban Living with a View

After a relaxing weekend in gorgeous Asheville, North Carolina, I've come to realize something: Atlanta's pretty flat.  Yes, we have hills and compared to Florida we're the Himalayas, but there are few opportunities for  true "mountain homes."false

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Posted in atlanta, cobb county, Condos, condos, east cobb, Georgia, homes, Neighborhoods, real estate, vinings

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

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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