Archive for November, 2011

Atlanta housing market recovery will be slow

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

            A new report from AJC.com shows here in Atlanta our housing recovery will take some time.  We’re still working through all the foreclosures and short sales.  These make up about 40% of current sales.  But it’s a strange market, indeed.  Currently there are only about 38,000 homes on the market in Atlanta.  This is […]

Those condo views aren't guaranteed

Monday, November 21st, 2011

     When you buy a condo (or home) your view is not guaranteed.  Even if you’re buying the penthouse in that building to the left there is no guarantee someone won’t build another building taller next door.  I mention this because a lawsuit was filed in Atlanta by some buyers in Twelve Atlantic Station.  The […]

Cheap and Easy ways to Increase Your Home's Security

Friday, November 11th, 2011

         Everyone worries about what might happen to  their home when they’re not around.  Now the Washington Post and lifehacker.com have two articles that help you keep your home secure on the cheap.  These ideas are based on research about burglar’s habits.  There are some great ideas here, like leaving an old laptop lying around […]