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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.
RIS media reports the following: February homes sales were 8.7% higher than the previous February and that is the eighth straight month that has happened.  What I am seeing right now is more buyer traffic but with less inventory to show them.  The amount of inventory on the market decreased for t...
I have been showing homes in Alpharetta for the past week or so and have noticed a trend the last two days.  Yesterday I called to set up 9 showings and 3 of them were under contract.  Today I called to set up showings and 5 out of 10 were under contract.  I am amazed at how little good inventory...
I just listed a Corner Unit of Office Space for lease in Roswell Ga.  It it in the office Condo park of Corporate Woods and is 2052 sq. ft, an end unit that gets lots of natural light and has drive up parking.  It has 9 total offices on 2 floors w/ an oversized offive w/ a private bathroom.  Offe...
I closed a short sale transaction last week in Alpharetta last week and my Buyers got a great deal on a home that sold for $382K in 2006 and my Buyers paid a net of $216K - they are very pleased.  It needs some cosmetic work like paint and carpet as well as work done on the Furnace but it looks l...
At the end of December there was a six month supply of homes for sale in Cumming.  That amount of inventory is a market in equilibrium - it will be interesting to watch over the next 3 months as the inventory level rises.  I have two homes I am getting ready to list.  As long as sales increase th...
In looking at the Cumming Real Estate Stats - here are a few items that jump out at me.  First, note I am looking at all of Forsyth County Data: Average Sales Price in 2011                                           $256,372  (A) Average List price when solds went under contract              272,6...
I am boxing up last years files and ran accross a listing appointment I went on in June.  During my listing presentation the Seller said they were going to list with me once they did some work on the home.  I was surprised when the next week their home was listed with a different agent.  I called...
STOP Foreclosure - If you are upside down in your mortgage and feeling like a foreclosure is your only option, John Foster with Remax All properties.  I am an CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert).  I will be happy to review with you what options you have available - including doing a short...
I was just looking at real estate stats for 2011 for Cumming (all of Forsyth County) and noticed the following: Homes closed in 2009 was 2098, homes closed in 2010 was 2209 (5% growth rate) and homes closed in 2011 were 2590 (for a 17% growth rate). Next I looked at the number of distressed sale,...
FOR RENT in Roswell - 2052 sq. ft. of office space located in Corporate Woods Office Park.  This office space is offered at a great rate - a little over $7.00 per sq. ft. and offers drive up parking.  With a two story reception area, this end unit has 3 additional offices upstairs with two bathro...

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