In It to Win It

<Image and article from Realtor.com> Land Your Dream Home by Avoiding These 7 Mistakes on Your Offer By Cathie Ericson | May 10, 2017 You’ve seen every house on the market and you’ve finally found the spot you can’t wait to call home. In fact, you’ve mentally decorated it and planned your…

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Betting on the BeltLine

<image courtesy of Ryan Gravel: rendering of future Atlanta BeltLine with light transit on the Westside> Those of us in and around Atlanta, as well as City admirers, frequent visitors, and people in the planning world, are more than familiar with the Atlanta BeltLine. In addition to it being a…

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Information and Initiatives

It was another remarkable week of discovery. Finding out about what’s going on and who’s doing what. The first discussion featured Mike Carnathan, Manager of Research and Analytics, from the Atlanta Regional Commission. A planning agency, the Commission spends its time analyzing EVERYTHING Atlanta: from population growth and housing trends…

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The Evidence on Property Appreciation

<Published in the National Association of REALTORS®> A home’s value generally appreciates 3 percent to 4 percent every year, which is attributed mostly to population growth and inflation. In 2016, homeowners saw appreciation jump to a national average of 6.3 percent. Realtor.com®’s research team sought to find out what would…

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