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Education & Training

JLL Completes Phase 1 of University System of Georgia Student Housing Privatization Project

Following JLL’s role as real estate and development advisor on the highly successful closing of the first ever, nine campus, $548 million student housing privatization in 2015, JLL was also hired as the Program Manager to represent the Board of Regents on four campuses with new student housing development included as part of the P3. The projects listed below were all completed on schedule July 15, 2016 and are now fully occupied

The Young Council of REALTORS® of the Atlanta Commercial Board Raises $22,000 for Children’s...

The 26th annual Young Council of REALTORS® Charity Golf Tournament was held September 18th at Chastain Park Golf Course. Over 100 REALTORS® and guests came together to raise $22,000 dollars for the Carter Martin Cancer Research Fund. Over the past ten years the Young Council has raised over $250,000 dollars through the annual tournament, to benefit the fund and children’s cancer research.

Atlanta Hosts Premier Downtown Revitalization Conference

The 30th National Main Streets Conference is coming to Atlanta Monday through Wednesday, attracting approximately 1,400 city planners, community revitalization professionals, volunteers and elected officials. The conference brings together a diverse national network of groups dedicated to generating economic vitality, fostering a unique sense of place and engaging key stakeholders in planning the future of their historic downtowns

Fall Festival Client Appreciation Day, Roswell, Georgia

Alpharetta, GA - October 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Come to our Fall Festival Client Appreciation Day, Roswell, Georgia and celebrate the cooler weather, changing leaves and the autumn season. Fall doesn't merely mean Halloween happenings; this time of year is also ripe for colorful festivals, focused on everything from apples to pumpkins!

Terry Burgess Named a Director of Georgia Real Estate Educators Association

ATLANTA, GA - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Terry Burgess, Career Services School Director in the Harry Norman, REALTORS® Corporate office, was elected as a Director of the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association (GREEA) Board of Directors on Nov. 29

Lee & Associates Charleston Promotes Will Sherrod to Principal

Torrance, CA - September 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firms in the country, has promoted Will Sherrod as principal in its Charleston office.

Lee & Associates Names a New Board of Directors Member

Torrance, CA - August 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- T. Richard Bryant, president of Lee & Associates’ Atlanta office, has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Board. In addition, Bryant has been appointed to the Expansion Committee for Lee & Associates. Bryant, an Atlanta real estate veteran, is a current board member and a past president of the Atlanta Board of Realtors, current board member of the George West Mental Health Foundation, a past chairman of the Board of Trustees Asset Management Association Services, the board of advisors for Realtors Commercial Alliance and the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.

Elite Realtors of Georgia Pairs with iHomefinder

Berkeley, CA - June 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- iHomefinder is proud to announce the acquisition of another customer that has chosen to optimize their website by using Optima IDX. Elite Realtors of Georgia will now enjoy all the features and benefits of Optima IDX such as its dynamic search capabilities and its tried and true lead generation technology.

Kyle K. Kinton Named Senior Director at Lee & Associates

Torrance, CA - June 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kinton, being in the industry for more than 40 years, comes to Lee with a strong focus on industrial and land and economic and private developer representations and relationships. During his career he has sold over 16,000 acres of industrial, commercial and retail land and leased and sold in excess of 14,000,000 square feet of industrial space. Some of his major brokerage transactions include Kaiser Aetna Peachtree Corners Business Park (450 acres)

GoFightForeclosure.com Best Foreclosure Practice How-to Challenge Mortgage Note and Win

Atlanta, GA - August 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- GoFightForeclosure.com today announced how homeowners cheat foreclosure and beat the bank. Citing today homeowners have a major advantage to avoid foreclosures by using reckless bookkeeping as a foreclosure defense.

8 Amazing Yet Simple Ways to Keep Knowledge in Motion!

Atlanta, GA - April 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Georgia Realtor® and entrepreneur say the drama in today's housing market calls for a HUGE dose of positive stimulation. In a just-released book titled The Influencers™, the author says the time is ripe for real estate professionals to sharpen their influence by cultivating relational transactions before business transactions

Mortgage Assistance Event July 30-31

Washington, DC - July 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott invites you to attend the Help For Homeowners Community Event sponsored by the US Departments of Treasury and HUD.

Workshops Help Make Homes More Resistant To Flooding

ATLANTA, GA - October 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Georgia property owners in flood-prone areas can get free advice on making their structures disaster resistant. Informal workshops are being held at home improvement stores and hardware stores in Cobb, Walker and DeKalb counties

American Real Estate University Surpasses 10,000 Agent Mark for its REO Specialist Designation

Atlanta, GA - July 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- American Real Estate University, the exclusive school for the Real Estate Owned Specialist (REOS) and Real Estate Short Sale Specialist (RESS) designations, has recently surpassed the 10,000-graduate mark for real estate professionals earning these designations. To date, AREU has had more than 25,000 real estate agents enrolled in its classes over the last two years. These courses are all designed to either teach a new area in which an agent can diversify and specialize or to keep agents up to speed on changes and developments in the industry.

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Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.

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Atlanta REALTORS® Releases April 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its April 2017 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties