Atlanta, GA – March 12, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Atlanta real estate continues to be a hot topic for current homeowners and potential buyers. Conflictingor incomplete information abounds about the local real estate market, homevalues, foreclosures and whether to buy or wait until the economy improves.
PrudentialGeorgia Realty, in an effort to keep Atlanta residents informed, started anew online video channel, www.AtlantaRealEstateChannel.com. It features a series of videos with local content, striving to be more informativethan the national content available from most news outlets. Videotopics include an interview with Senator Johnny Isakson about the local marketand the Extended Home Buyer Tax Credit Plan he helped pass into law; information about new short sale guidelines;an overview of the home buyer taxcredits; an update video on what’s been happening in the Atlanta real estatemarket; a video detailing Prudential’s Job Loss Protection Plan for home buyers; a video that provides perspectives about buying nowversus waiting; and a video about best practices in property marketing.
“We arepleased to offer these resources for metroAtlanta. Real estate is localand we wanted to create content that was more relevant to our localconsumers. This is one part of the multi-channelcommunications mediums we use to educate and assist real estate consumers,”said Prudential Georgia Realty President and CEO Dan Forsman. “Internetvisitors now have many options within our company website to search properties, find local marketinformation and trends and be assisted by local experts in eachmarket. Our powerful search tools allow consumers to searchin 13 languages, search by school district, search foreclosures andshort sales, search luxury properties, search rentals and leases and many moreoptions.”
Properties can be viewed in lists or by Google maps. Eachlisting provides a high-quality photo slideshow, Microsoft Bird’s eye views,Google maps and street views, property details and options for virtual tours, propertyvideos, full-screen slideshows, floor plans and document attachments. Mobile consumers may search properties simply by using the browser on theirmobile device. Prudential’s website will detect the mobile browserand deliver special mobile search pages designed to be easier to read onmobile browsers.
Home buyersand sellers can also read the Prudential Georgia Realty blog at http://atlrealestatescoop.com/ for the real scoop on the Atlantareal estate market, become a fan of thePrudential Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/PrudentialGeorgiaRealty, follow this Atlanta real estate leader on Twitterat www.twitter.com/ATLscoop or visit the YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/PrudentialGeorgia. PrudentialGeorgia Realty also provides a regular series of e-marketing content includinge-cards, newsletters, press releases and other electronicannouncements.
PrudentialGeorgia Realty is ranked by Real Estate Magazine as one of the top 100real estate companies in the United States. It is an independently owned andoperated member of Prudential Real Estate Affiliates and is the 12th largestPrudential real estate affiliate in North America. Prudential Georgia Realty recentlybecame the first large brokerage company in the nation to win the Realtor.comOnline Marketing Award of Excellence.
Accordingto data collected by Trendgraphix, the company was number one in metro Atlanta for listings in 2009 and number onewith total buyers in 2009. Now in its47th year serving metro Atlanta, the company has more than 20locations in metro Atlanta and 1,200 Realtors ready to assistfamilies with their real estate needs. To learn more about the state of themetro Atlanta real estate market, visit www.AtlantaRealEstateChannel.com for the latest videos andinformation, including details on the company’s award-winning Advanced Property MarketingSystem for listings.