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Asian home-buyers shore up Atlanta market

have chosen any city in the world to settle and raise his family.And, like a growing number of Asian-Americans and Asians from outside the...

I’m buying property where?

Making sure real estate contracts are in order As a real estate attorney, it would only be appropriate to begin any article dealing with contract...

Atlanta real estate weakened, but positive signs remain

The residential real estate market in Atlanta has been dampened, but then it was never a house-on-fire like some of the nation's boomtowns. not for...

No Property Taxes In Georgia?

Georgia lawmakers are thinking about tossing out taxes.  The idea has become more of a reality as lawmakers met over the summer to discuss...

Seeking a bigger minority role in commercial realty

When Lynn Smith joined commercial real estate giant Cushman & Wakefield nearly five years ago, she was the only black female broker in the...

Thinking of selling? What you should know. What you should do.

That’s the advice on a number of fronts for prepping a home for sale. Bankers send out appraisers for a loan for the property and...

New Book Offers Advice To First Time Home Buyers

Robert Landreth, a mortgage banker with AHM Mortgage in Cumming, Georgia, has just released a new book about the mortgage industry, “Secrets of How...

Slow home sales put job candidates in a ‘no deal’ mood

 Conrad Coles had it to do over, he would have factored in the sale of his Hampton home when he took the job he...

Clayton State seeking to build dorms, activity center

Clayton State University is ready to ask for final permission to add student housing and an activity center to its Morrow campus. University officials are...

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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 February 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its February 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.