Archive for September, 2013

How old are your Washing machine Hoses?

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Ever heard of a washing machine hose breaking and then pouring tons of water into a home?  Of course you have because most people have experienced this at one time or another or had a friend that dealt with it.  So when is the last time you replaced yours?   Take a look at them.  They’re […]

Take a Look at These Atlanta Promo Vids from the 80's !

Friday, September 20th, 2013

We have tall buildings!  We have lots and lots of interstates!   These two videos from the 80’s give us a little different perspective as to what was important to city planners and recruiters 30 years ago.  Enjoy!  (and how about that cool soundtrack)  

So You Think Your Apartment is Small? Take a look at This !

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Sure we know NYC real estate is expensive but these SRO’s take the cake!  Don’t worry though it’s got ‘robust sunlight’ and the neighborhood has ‘vivacity’.  From the NY Daily News, ” But in one Harlem building, the captives in a 100-square-foot apartment pay $1,275 a month — and there is no free grub. The […]

How do you develop new property in Manhattan West? Here's How

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Okay so this site is about residential real estate in Atlanta but we love and follow all kinds of real estate issues everywhere.  When we saw this animation we just had to share it. There isn’t exactly an abundance of undeveloped real estate left in Manhattan so if you want to create something new you […]

Jobs Report Misses. Will Mortgage Rates Drop ?

Friday, September 6th, 2013

      Here at homesinatlanta we keep a close eye on the jobs report.  More people getting jobs usually means more houses will sell.  Today’s job report was disappointing but like so many things in our complicated economy this might be good news or bad news.  Why?  Well a slower economy means the Fed may keep […]

Despite higher rates Home Prices still increasing

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

We’ve been seeing interest rates increase pretty steadily the last few months.  This tends to depress demand and home prices.  But we’re still seeing price increases.  July’s numbers again show a gain of 12% over the same time a year ago.   From Diana Olick at CNBC, ‘Despite rising interest rates, home prices continue to surge […]