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John Foster, ABR, discusses homes for Sale in Alphareatta, Cumming and Suwanee Ga. Additionally, John discusses how to Sell Homes and the General Market conditions.
Is Now a Good Time to Move? Question?  How long have you lived in your home? If it’s been a while, you might be thinking about moving. Downsizing or getting a larger home - according to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 2019, homeowner...
Cumming Home for Sale in the James Creek Subdivision: This 5 bedroom 4 full bath home is the former Model Home in James Creek and has lots of upgrades!! With a gourmet kitchen featuring Granite Counter tops, tiled backsplash, stainless appliances, large island and an open view of the family room ...
The Annual Survey by the National association of Realtors found that of those people that purchased a home 92% of them used the internet to search for a home. If you are wanting to sell your home you want to make sure you know the 5 sure fire ways to market to people on the internet.  Call me and...
Here are the July houseing numbers from the Atlanta Board of Realtors: ABR Market Brief: July 2013 Single family residential sales in Metro Atlanta totaled 4,443 in July 2013. §  Annually, this is an increase of 3.3% compared to 4,220 total sales in July 2012. §  Monthly, this is an increase of 2...
Today I helped a buyer put a home under contract - he is paying around 105K and is putting down 5% and his monthly payment on his home will be around $675 compared to rent of $1200 per month for a 2 bedroom apartment in Cumming.  Not only does he get any appreciation on the home but he also gets ...
June was a very good month in real estate in Alpharetta and today I just read an article on Home Builders Confidence hitting a 7 year high - that is based on motivated buyers coming into their homes.  I just came from a closing where I had a buyer purchase an Ashton Woods Home - they got a great ...
Right now I have motivated buyers that are looking for homes - if you have a home to sell in Alpharetta, Cumming, Johns Creek, Milton or Suwanne - please let me know know: Todd has been outbid on two homes - one in Laurel Springs and one in Windward.  He is looking at homes in the 600-750K range ...
I just checked and the foreclosures/short sales in February 2012 and 2013 were as follows:                                                  2012            2013 Foreclosures/short sales                 59                  35 Total Sales                                  171               207 Perce...
The AJC reported today that foreclosure filings are down 48% from a year ago - that is great news if you are planning on selling a home - bad news if you want to buy a foreclosure because the competition for these homes is growing - which is driving up prices. If you are considering selling your ...
Wow!  What a difference a year can make!  I have been selling real estate for around 10 years and we have now hit the lowest inventory levels in years!  We used to average 13,000 to 14,000 just in Gwinnett County at any given time....we are lower than 1,900 right now! (single family detached per ...

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