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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.
I am encouraged by what Iread today in the AJC - yes I maybe the last person that still reads the newspaper.  Today the AJC reported "Recovery Gets a Boost" with 4 areas of the economy showing signs of strengthening - they are manufacturing, auto sales, the stock market and jobs - yes I said jobs...
I received a call over the weekend from a potential first time home buyer concerned if she bought a home today it would go down in value - she asked my thoughts on the area.  I told her there are no guarantees where risk is involved, but from my standpoint the interest rates at historic lows - an...
One major factor in determining the affordablility of a home is interest rates - so I watch rates closely.  Even with rates below 5% the market has struggled.  Recently, I have been very busy in the Suwannee, Alpharetta and Cumming Real Estate Markets - so the market has picked up considerably - ...
The Big Creek Greenway in Cumming (Forsyth County) is a wonderful experience - I am amazed to see so many people here on busy days.  The Greenway is about 10 to 12-foot wide path made up of boardwalks, earth and concrete that meandering through the trees and along the Big Creek. The Big Creek doe...
One outstanding community in Alpharetta is the Chadbourne Subdivision and its sister Community Westgage at Chadbourne.  Right now I have two listings in Chadbourne and both are under contract.  I am seeing some strength in the market right now - showings are strong and offers are coming in.  I th...
You are invited to my open house that I will hold this Sunday, March 28 from 2:00 - 5:00 P.M.  If you are considering buying a home in Cumming, or Selling a home in Cumming, or if you just want to talk about Cumming real estate or the Real Estate market - stop by - I love talking real estate. The...
I have a buyer coming in town from the West Coast - I email my clients listings that match the criteria and they select the ones they like based on their location, photos, virtual tour and descriptions.  I emailed her homes in Gwinnett County and she emailed me 24 homes she wants to see over the ...
I read lots about how the real estate market is on a nation or state level - what I know is real estate is about location.  The North Atlanta market seems to be getting stronger.  Inventory levels are down.  I turned in two contracts this week to my office and my office manager said there have be...
What is the value of a real estate agent's opinion?  I have learned if you give away everything you know and do not ask for a commitment back from the person you are helping, you will likely end up not being a part of the transaction.  If you do not explain what you expect back you will in all li...
I come across what I think are very strong real estate deals occasionally and want to let you know about them.  There is a great gated community in South Forsyth - since 2007 lot sized are 2.4 - 3.4 acres with some of the best views in the area - the lots were priced from $271K to $540K per lot. ...

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