Yearly Archives: 2010

Realtor Ryan Thompson Makes the Switch to PrudentialGeorgia Realty

Atlanta, GA - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtor RyanThompson is the latest to make the switch to Prudential Georgia Realty. She is based out of Prudential GeorgiaRealty’s new Buckhead office, located at 3221 Peachtree Road, just south of thePeachtree and Piedmont Road intersection.

Mike Costigan Personalizes the Online Property Search Experience for his Clients with the Addition...

EUGENE, OR - April 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is excited to welcome Costigan Real Estate Group's very own Mike Costigan, in joining the ever growing database of real estate agents and brokers choosing to upgrade and personalize their websites, with use of custom IDX Broker software. Residing in Marietta, Georgia, Costigan is a part of the Georgia MLS (GAMLS). Potential home buyers browsing Costigan's website can now easily search an infinite amount of properties in the GAMLS surrounding areas, and create custom searches, in order to best fit their personal property needs. By incorporating the this custom IDX solution, Costigan's site now provides search options and Multiple Listing Service (MLS) listings that are displayed in a seamlessly integrated and easily searchable format.

Senate Passes GA Taxpayer Relief Act

ATLANTA, GA - April 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On the eve of national tax day, the Georgia General Assembly has passed major tax relief, HB 1055 called by some the “Georgia Taxpayer Relief Act of 2010”. The measure eliminates retirement income tax on Georgia seniors and eliminates the state property tax. Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock) lead the efforts in the Senate to help add the tax elimination measures to HB 1055

Gloria Jean Hecking Named Women’s Council of Realtors Member of the Year

Dunwoody, GA - April 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real estate professional Gloria Jean Hecking was presented with Member of the Year honors for the Atlanta chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors during its January luncheon at the Capitol City Grill in Buckhead

Atlanta Real Estate Firm Continues to Expand into the Intown Market by Signing a...

Atlanta, GA - April 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential Georgia Realty, a metro Atlanta real estate firm with more than 20 locations in several counties, including a thriving office in Midtown, has recently signed a lease to open a new Buckhead office. The 5,000+ square foot space is located at 3221 Peachtree Road, a block south of the Piedmont Road and Peachtree Road intersection, in the heart of Buckhead.

Realtor Sandi Bonner Receive Three Professional Awards

Marietta, GA - April 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real estate professional Sandi Bonner, who has been an agent 31 years, received three, separate real estate industry honors in recent weeks. A long-time Realtor with Prudential Georgia Realty, she is based out of its Northwest office on Dallas Hwy. in West Cobb

Chuck Clausen Named the Top-Producing Commercial Agent in 2009 for Prudential Georgia Realty

Gainesville, GA - April 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Commercial real estate professional Chuck Clausen was named the top commercial agent of 2009 for Prudential Georgia Realty. In real estate since 1992, Chuck is consistently one of the 50 top-producing agents, commercial or residential, for Prudential.

Georgia House Passes Legislation to Help Chatham County Areas Continue to Receive City Services

ATLANTA, GA - April 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Georgia House of Representatives passed House Resolution 136 on Friday, March 26, 2010, by a vote of 160-1. Sponsored by state Representative Bob Bryant (D-Garden City), HR 136 amends the Georgia Constitution to allow owners of real property located in the industrial area of Chatham County to remove the property from being included in the industrial area. The property could then be annexed by Garden City, so that city services could continue to be provided.

Mortgage Assistance Programs

April 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Making Home Affordable Program has been expanded to reach more homeowners who need help with their mortgages. Many Georgians are still struggling to keep up with their payments. Congressman Scott will continue to support policies to help homeowners turn the corner.

Prudential Georgia Realty’s John Jacobus Recognized for Internet Marketing Excellence

Atlanta, GA - April 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nationally renowned real estate marketing and technology speaker and® Vice President, Max Pigman, has presented to Realtor John Jacobus of Prudential Georgia Realty the “Real Estate Online Marketing Award of Excellence”. The Award of Excellence recognizes top agents who consistently provide great marketing services on behalf of their buyers and sellers.

Georgia Department of Banking and Finance Enters into a Consent Order with MTB Mortgage...

Atlanta, GA - March 31, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On March 30, 2010, the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) entered into a Consent Order with MTB Mortgage Inc. (“MTB Mortgage”), License Number 20290, formerly located at 4566 Lawrenceville Highway, Suite 101, Lilburn, Georgia 30047, and its owner, Olamide Arowolo, to resolve allegations pertaining to violations of the Georgia Residential Mortgage Act and agency rules.The terms of the Consent Order include

Spring Planting is for the Birds, and Butterflies!

FORSYTH, GA - March 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As spring arrives, backyard gardeners and landscapers begin the yearly task of beautifying their outdoor environments. The Georgia Wildlife Resources Division recommends that amateur and professional gardeners, regardless of their yard’s size, consider building a place for wildlife while planning for spring gardens.

Atlanta Home Stager Named Finalist for RESA Professional Stager of the Year – 2010

Atlanta, GA - March 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- RESA Names, Kathy Nielsen, Owner & Founder of Georgia Interior Solutions, As One of the Top 5 Finalist for Professional Stager of the Year, 2010. The Real Estate Staging Association (RESA), the trade association for the home staging industry, announces their top 5 finalists for Professional Stager of the Year. RecentlyLaunched to Keep Atlanta Home Buyers and Sellers Informed aboutthe Local Real...

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

Atlanta Real Estate Firm Ranks #1 in 2009 for Listings and Buyers

Atlanta, GA - March 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Atlanta real estate, despite the economy and misleading television news reports, still had a very active year in 2009. Prudential Georgia Realty, for instance, sold 6,800 homes in metro Atlanta in 2009 for a gross residential sales volume of more than $1.5 billion. According to data collected by Trendgraphix, Prudential was number one in listings for 2009, with 3,025 listings. This was 29 percent higher than Harry Norman, Realtors and 36 percent higher than Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Brokerage


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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