Yearly Archives: 2010

Couples Race to Atlanta Open Houses to Win $20,000 Down Payment Prize

Atlanta, GA - August 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential Georgia Realty (, a leading real estate brokerage in metro Atlanta and North Georgia announced the upcoming Atlanta Race for the Home event. The event invites Atlanta home buyers to participate in a one day, challenge-filled, location-based game on Saturday, September 25, 2010. Prudential Georgia Realty, together with and Google-backed mobile gaming company, SCVNGR, will offer a grand prize of $20,000 during a real estate-inspired version of “The Amazing Race.” The home buyers who score the most points by successfully completing challenges at Prudential Georgia Realty open houses will win the $20,000 grand prize. The Atlanta Race for the Home will also help to raise funds for breast cancer awareness through the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Greater Atlanta Foundation.

Short Sale Daily News Introduces a No-Cost, Biweekly Webinar Series for Realtors and Investors

ATLANTA, GA - August 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Short Sale Daily News is continuously striving to bring the latest short sale news and information to its readers. This month, it is rolling out a biweekly, business-building webinar series for Realtors and investors. The no-cost webinars will be on timely topics and feature industry experts to discuss topics and provide the latest information to listeners. Seeks to Expand Its Industry Coverage

Atlanta, GA - August 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Short Sale Daily News, an online real estate industry resource to keep up with the frequent changes and current events in the industry, is seeking additional industry experts to be contributors to the site.

Atlanta Realtor Mark Spain Honored by The Wall Street Journal as One of the...

Atlanta, GA - August 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Wall Street Journal/Real Trends 2010 Real Estate Top 400 Professionals list was just released in August. It is based on a survey of thousands of brokerage firms, associations of Realtors® and hundreds of other sources to determine the top-performing agents in the United States, based on 2009 sales production. Atlanta-based Realtor Mark Spain and his RE/MAX Greater Atlanta real estate team were honored as the #29 team in the United States. The Mark Spain Team was #29 for most transaction sides and #29 for highest sales volume. Spain was the only Georgia-based team on the Top 100 Teams by Sales Volume list.

Lee & Associates Opens Office in Atlanta

Torrance, CA - August 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest commercial real estate services firms in the country, has made a key strategic move in its national expansion plan through a merger with one of Atlanta’s most respected real estate service firms headed by Richard Bryant, Bryant Commercial Real Estate Partners, whose offices are located at 3500 Lenox Road, NE., Suite 200 in Atlanta.

Real Estate Pro Benita Carswell Joins Prudential Georgia Realty

Atlanta, GA - July 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential Georgia Realty is proud to announce Realtor Benita Carswell, former co-owner of Bo Bridgeport Brokers, has joined its award-winning sales team. She is affiliated with Prudential Georgia Realty’s Midtown office, located on Peachtree Street a few blocks from the High Museum. However, Benita is still based in Atlanta’s Kirkwood area, where the old Bo Bridgeport Brokers location at 2033 Hosea L. Williams Drive serves as a satellite office. The 40-agent boutique real estate agency recently merged with Prudential Georgia Realty.

Atlanta Congressmen Join Forces with HUD and Treasury to Prevent Home Foreclosures

Atlanta, GA - July 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressmen John Lewis, David Scott, and Hank Johnson are proud to announce their upcoming event to assist Atlanta area homeowners who may be struggling with their mortgages. The three members are joining forces with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, The Hope Now Alliance and NeighborWorks America for the "Help for Homeowners" project scheduled for Friday, July 30th 1:00PM to 7:30PM and Saturday, July 31st from 8:30AM to 3:00PM, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Avenue. HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan will also be in attendance on Saturday, July 31st.

Prudential Georgia Realty Adds Realtor Janie Gray

Atlanta, GA - July 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential Georgia Realty continues to add experienced real estate professionals to its sales team every week. Realtor Janie Gray is one of the latest to join, being affiliated with Prudential’s Midtown office

Prudential Georgia Realty to Market One of Only a Handful of Winery Communities inthe...

Dahlonega, GA - July 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential Georgia Realty is pleasedto announce it is now handling the sales and marketing of Montaluce Estates and Vineyards, a winery communityin Dahlonega. Montaluce is one of just a handful of winery communities in the United States. The exclusive neighborhood islocated in the heart of Georgia wine country—the Napa Valley of the South—and featuresTuscany-inspired architecture

House Passes National Flood Insurance Program

Washington, DC - July 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The US House passed H.R. 5114, the Flood Insurance Reform Priorities Act of 2010. H.R. 5114 will reauthorize and improve the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is the primary source of reliable, affordable flood insurance coverage for millions of American homes and businesses. The bill includes an amendment by Congressman Scott to allow NFIP premiums to be paid in installments.

Realtor Teresa Abney Makes the Switch to Prudential Georgia Realty

Atlanta, GA - July 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtor Teresa Abney is the latest to make the switch to Prudential Georgia Realty. She joins the new Buckhead office of Prudential Georgia Realty, located at 3221 Peachtree Road, just south of the Peachtree and Piedmont Road intersection

Prudential Georgia Realty adds Former RE/MAX agent John Giffer

Atlanta, GA - July 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential Georgia Realty is pleased to announce Realtor John Giffer has joined its sales team. John is one of dozens of experienced real estate agents who have joined Prudential in the last couple months. He joins the new Buckhead office of Prudential Georgia Realty, located at 3221 Peachtree Road, just south of the Peachtree and Piedmont Road intersection

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.

Intown Foreclosure Team Joins Prudential Georgia Realty’s Midtown Office

Atlanta,GA - July 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential Georgia Realty is pleased to announceRealtors Francine Bethune and Kris Kolarich, who work together specializing inthe Atlanta foreclosure market, have joined its sales team. They are based outof Prudential Georgia Realty’s Midtown office, located on Peachtree Street a few blocks from the High Museum.

Georgia Native Janet Longmire Makes the Switch to Prudential Georgia Realty

Kennesaw, GA - July 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtor Janet Longmire recently joined Prudentia lGeorgia Realty. She is based out of Prudential Georgia Realty’s Northwest office, located on 2414 Dallas Highway in Marietta.


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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