Melanie Gurley's (melaniegurley) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Solid Source Realty Georgia - 282203
I'm really seeing something wierd going on here: Mortgage Compaines blowing up.  Mortgage companies thriving.  Clients are making the shift.  Big box lenders are so big that they're collapsing on top of their own clients.  I'm dealing with a top three lender rignt now... As an Attorney! I've been...
I received this letter from Johnny Isakson.  I wanted to share it, as I find it incredibly helpful in understanding the extended tax credit and expanded "move-up" tax credit. Dear Mrs. Gurley: As someone who has contacted me in the past about housing and real estate issues, I wanted to share the ...
Agents and Buyers, Great new listing in Cardinal Lake Estates, was priced at $210,000 & has just been reduced to $199,000! The home is located on .72 acre level private & fenced lot. This 3 bedroom, 3 bath contemporary style home is just a short walk away from the gorgeous Cardinal Lake.  Cardina...
You might be saying to yourself, "what is Melanie talking about?"  It's true.  The GURLEY Team is in full swing and very busy selling homes. If you live in the Suwanee, Cumming, Alpharetta, or Duluth area, we can sell your home and help you find a steal of a deal on your purchase. The GURLEY Team...
2 weeks ago my Buyer went under contract with a bank owned property (I won't mention the bank's name for obvious reasons). The contract price is $253k, the list price was $300k.  The appraisal was conducted and low and behold.... it came in at $232,500.  "Yippee," squeeled my buyer, thinking he i...
Today was my friend's favorite Holiday of the year. Sadly, he passed away last Sunday in a motorcycle accident. Jeff loved living on the edge.  Early in the morning, with no cars on the road, he decided to accelerate his bike to over 100 miles an hour. A dip in the road that normally would not ha...
Interesting times right now. How do my clients listing their homes compete with these distressed listings and distressed prices?  I just wrote two contracts in 4 days... one for a short sale, the other for a bank owned property.  My Buyers were looking for the GOOD deal and inevitably were drawn ...

Melanie Gurley

Solid Source Realty Georgia
Have a question for Melanie?