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There Are No Three Bedroom Houses For Sale In Candler Park

As of today, there are no 3 bedroom houses for sale in Candler Park.  None.  Zero.  Zilch.  No inventory. There have been 28 that have sold thus far this year- an absorption rate of 2.8 homes per month.  With a standing inventory ofShow More Summary

September Atlanta Real Estate Overview

The Atlanta Board of Realtors just published their monthly Market Brief.   It covers an eleven county area so obviously a very, very broad view of the market… but some interesting trends to note nonetheless.  Net-net:  transactions down, prices up and a vanishing pool of foreclosures. Show More Summary

Don’t Miss The A Is For Atlanta Newsletter

Just sent out my October A Is For Atlanta newsletter- for those of you who haven’t signed up yet (ahem, convenient sign-up box in the left hand navigation), check out the copy below: Leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping, sequesters...Show More Summary

How Much Is My House Worth?

“How much is my house worth?” I’m asked this question often, even by those who are potentially years (and in some cases decades) from selling their homes.  A house is often times the largest asset that a person owns, so having some idea of its actual worth makes sense for a variety of reasons. Show More Summary

Atlanta Halloween Happenings 2013

A couple of years ago, I was lucky enough to meet Eddie Ray, Atlanta’s King of Halloween. Eddie is all about Halloween, and if you’re looking for an authority on how or where to celebrate in Atlanta, he’s the man.  I’m turning over the...Show More Summary

Decatur Real Estate Update

Decatur’s housing market is on fire. Just was combing through sales data, and uncovered some pretty interesting stats.  Crunched 2nd quarter sales data- here’s the summary: Takeaways/Highlights: Days On Market is down 53%, a dramatic decline in just one year. Show More Summary

Atlanta In September: Just Like Paris In The Spring

Just sent out my September A Is For Atlanta newsletter- for those of you who haven’t signed up yet (ahem, convenient sign-up box in the left hand navigation), check out the copy below: Hard to believe it’s September 19th already.  With...Show More Summary

The Best House In Decatur Can Be Your Next Home

If you’re looking to buy a home in Decatur, you need to get to know my new listing at 8 Wimberly Court. Pretty house, right?  You should see the inside… I’m not going to try and oversell you on it- this house doesn’t need my help in that regard. Show More Summary

Old Fourth Ward Tour Of Homes

The Old Fourth Ward Tour of Homes, Fall In To The Old 4th Ward, is this Sunday, September 15 at noon.  Now that you’ve checked out the BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, toured Ponce City Market and frolicked in Historic Fourth Ward Park, it’s...Show More Summary

Virginia Highland Master Plan

Whenever I read the words “master plan”, lyrics to Eric B. & Rakim’s 1987 hit song “Paid In Full” course through my head.  Regardless of context, once I hear “master plan”, I hear these words: Thinking of a master plan Cause ain’t nothing...Show More Summary

The BeltLine Shed

Now that you’ve finally checked out the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, it’s time to visit the BeltLine Shed.  The BeltLine Shed is just south of the Ponce de Leon foot bridge on the Eastside Trail, adjacent to The Ford Factory Lofts/Murder Kroger complex. Show More Summary

Decatur and Crime: Perception vs. Reality

Is Decatur a safe place to live?  Is it getting safer, or more dangerous?  How do we define “safe” and “dangerous”? All valid questions, especially for those currently in the housing market.  While Decatur certainly has a (relatively) sterling reputation, a recent rash of robberies has some residents concerned. Show More Summary

Realtor Stockholm Syndrome

Ever wonder why a particular home is so overpriced? Why a seller seems so unreasonable, or why the house seems to be in such poor condition for showings? Realtors often encounter sellers who are unwilling to see their homes objectively, in particular when it comes to price. Show More Summary

The Best Loft In Atlanta

There are hundreds of lofts in Atlanta, but my new listing at Giant Lofts is cream of the crop. Am I slightly biased? Perhaps.  But I’ve seen more lofts  than Ann Taylor, and this one is the real deal.  Not one of those soft loftominiums, but also not so rough-and-tumble that you still feel like [...] The post The Best Loft In Atlanta appeared first on A is for Atlanta.

Mother’s Day In Atlanta, 2012: All About The Trees

I love Tress Atlanta.  This you already know.  I also love my Mom. So, hat’s off to Trees Atlanta for putting together a couple of cool programs to help celebrate all the Moms out there.  Straight from the release… 1. Take her on tour of the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum.  This free 90 minute walking tour, [...]Show More Summary

Doug Wiley, Bicycle Tours of Atlanta

It’s Spring, which means it’s time to mothball your corduroys and get excited about Atlanta’s outdoor glory.  If you’re looking for an absolutely perfect way to exercise,  socialize and explore, Bicycle Tours of Atlanta is the way to go.  There’s no better way to get to know Atlanta.  Get to know Doug Wiley, their Sales and [...]Show More Summary

2013 Atlanta Homestead Exemption Reminder

If you purchased a home in 2012 and have not filed for Homestead Exemption, you need to.  It’ll save you a few shekels when it comes to paying the tax man, so there’s really no excuse to not claim this benefit if you’re eligible. It’s a really simple process, but it should be fairly simple. [...]

Real Estate Typos

Blatant misspelling or typo:  which is worse? Near the intersection of Piedmont and Cheshire Bridge there are two signs.  One of them features a misspelling, the other an unfortunate typo.  Perhaps you’ve seen them: dozens of real estate listings on a daily basis.  I see a ton of typos and misspellings.  It might be a byproduct of [...]Show More Summary

On Doers: On Ryan Gravel and The Atlanta BeltLine

Recently, a friend launched an Atlanta-centric video podcast called On Doers.  Their vision: On Doers is a conversation series about founders, beginnings, invention, visionaries and starting up. In the history of the world, there’s never been a better time to start a company or work on an idea.   They just published their second installment, a fantastic [...]Show More Summary

Giovanni Di Palma

Atlanta pizza maven Giovanni Di Palma took the city by storm when he opened Antico Pizza Napoletana in 2009.  If you live in Atlanta, you know what I’m talking about, and you’re likely now just thinking about the pizza and how it has impacted your life.  Giovanni’s second act, Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano, is all about [...]Show More Summary

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