Grant Park Real Estate Market Update

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

   It’s time to look at how Grant Park is doing so let’s take a look at how the market was in the 4th quarter of 2016.    This area continues to be red hot.  First a few fun facts about Grant Park.  This neighborhood, and Inman Park, contain the best collection of Victorian homes […]

984 Michigan Ave NW, Atlanta, 30314

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

    Here’s a great opportunity for an investor to purchase now and rehab or tear down and build new.  This craftsman style home is located at 984 Michigan Ave NW, Atlanta, 30314.  Let’s talk about location.  This home is literally surrounded by the beltline.  The westside trail is just 2 blocks west and there […]

Have Rents Topped out in Atlanta?

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

We’ve been watching the rental market in Atlanta closely and watching those rents go up and up.  We’ve wondered where it would end and have rents topped out in Atlanta?  Two recent items piqued our interest.  First, Atlanta Business Chronicle reported that Atlanta had the 9th largest rent rate drop between April and May.  In […]

Pickin in Grant Park is Coming

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Pickin in Grant Park is coming this Friday, May 6th from 5:00 to 10:00 and Saturday, May 7th from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm.  Pickin in Grant Park is a barbecue and music festival that benefits the Grant Park Conservancy (more on that later).  There will be a barbecue cook-off, and last year there was […]

Bellwood Quarry is Getting Real

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

OK, I’ll admit that when I first saw the Bellwood Quarry plans years ago I was skeptical.  But now it looks like Bellwood Quarry is getting real.  Workers have started chipping at loose rock for safety reasons.  The work is expected to be completed in 2018.  This park will be Atlanta’s largest park and the […]

Taste of East Point

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Come on down, The Taste of East Point is happening on May 7th.   This annual Spring event features food and art in and close to East Point.  There’s always a great artist’s market here that features local artists.  This year is a great time to visit as we’re seeing more people start to explore […]

Paddlin 4 Paws Cardboard Boat Race at Lake Wedowee

Monday, April 11th, 2016

  The Paddlin 4 Paws Cardboard Boat Race at Lake Wedowee is May 14th.  This is the 8th annual Boat Race and it benefits the Randolph County Animal Shelter.  Admission is free.  Some of the days’ festivities include a Watermelon eating contest and a pet parade.  Other events include a silent auction and a dunking […]

You Can Get a Conventional Loan with just 3% Down

Friday, April 8th, 2016

When you’re looking to get a mortgage your options are usually going Conventional with at least 5% down or doing a FHA Loan and only putting down 3%.  For first time home buyers the lower down payment meant most went with FHA, since the down payment is usually the biggest hurdle for them.  But now […]

Atlanta Dogwood Festival is April 8th through 10th

Monday, April 4th, 2016

  Holy cow the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is 80 years old, which is coincidentally how long a healthy Dogwood Tree usually lives.   And for the 80th annual event the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is April 8th through 10th.  And this Festival has it all.  Saturday morning is the Mimosa 5k.  It’s a Peachtree Race qualifier. […]

Festival on Ponce is April 2nd and 3rd

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Yes, it’s raining today and Friday but Festival on Ponce is April 2nd and 3rd and it’s going to be beautiful weather both Saturday and Sunday.  Festival on Ponce isn’t your usual fried food, beer and bands festival.  This one is more art centric. So you can casually stroll, check out some great art and […]