Archive for February, 2013

Georgia Foreclosures Down Again in January

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

   According to RealtyTrac foreclosures dropped again across the country and Georgia in January.   In fact foreclosures were down almost 40% versus a year ago.  Georgia still is in the top ten in foreclosures with almost 8,000 foreclosure filings.  But we’re headed in the right direction and we’re seeing a real tightening on inventory […]

Down Payment Assistance in Atlanta

Friday, February 15th, 2013

We often  get asked about down payment assistance programs so here we try to regularly update you on the latest info.  Here’s the information from InvestAtlanta.  Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. NLP – Neighborhood Lift Program What is it? The “Neighborhood Lift Program (NLP)” provides up to $15,000 mortgage […]

If You're Getting an FHA Loan You Should Read This!

Friday, February 8th, 2013

If you’re thinking of getting an FHA loan you may want to move up your schedule a bit.  Because of loan losses  FHA mortgage premiums are going to increase on April 1st.  On most loans the increase will be about $100 a year per every $100,000 of your loan.  If you want to avoid this […]

Atlanta Home Prices could Rise as much as 10% this Year

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

     We’ve been watching real estate in Atlanta turn around over the past year.  Less inventory, more buyers and an improving employment situation are all changing the market.  Now today we have a new report from Metrostudy that predicts home prices in Atlanta will increase as much as 10% in 2013.    It’s a great article […]