Capitol View and Capitol View Manor Real Estate Market Update

Friday, December 4th, 2015

  It’s time for our quarterly Capitol View and Capitol View Manor Real Estate Market update.  First a little history.  Up until the early 1900’s Capitol View was just farmland owned by the Stewarts, Deckners and the Shannons.  Then the trolley came through and the land changed hands and was subdivided into the lots you […]

Get the Appropriate Deed when Buying a Home

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

       If you’re buying a home in Atlanta you’ll be getting some type of deed at closing.  It’s important you get the appropriate deed when buying a home to protect you.  The language used in the deed to create a valid title for buyers can be confusing.  Selecting the wrong type of deed […]

Renting vs Buying in Atlanta, which is Cheaper?

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Atlanta home values have been increasing the last two years.  It’s always important to watch how home prices relate to rents as some people can get priced out of buying.  But here in Atlanta our median home price of $130,000 still shows if you buy you can pay less per month than renting.  Good news […]

Is it Important to Get a Survey?

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Oh, you bet it is….how do you know where that new fence will go?  Is there a sewer line running under your new house? These and plenty of other potential problems can be headed off or at least discovered prior to causing you a problem.  Here’s a great article about surveys from the always great […]

Young Americans drive less, walk more

Monday, April 30th, 2012

We’re hearing it more frequently every day.  People want to live where they can walk.  It’s turned up in surveys of retired Americans and we’re also seeing it in younger Americans who drive 23% fewer miles than they did in just 2001.  Young Americans are less interested in driving and prefer to live in areas […]

Donald Trump thinks it's a good time to buy a house, too

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

     Yesterday we told you about how Warren Buffett said he would buy millions of homes if he could on an interview on CNBC.  That was one more positive sign about our housing market.  Well today Donald Trump said the same thing.  On another CNBC interview Trump today said, “Housing is one of the great […]