Wednesday, December 31, 2008


The local Atlanta real estate market, like many places in the country, is still in the toilet. And there doesn't seem to be any light at the end of the tunnel.

Below is an excerpt from a recent story in the Atlanta-Journal:

Metro Atlanta home prices took a record double-digit tumble in the year ending in October, according to a closely watched 20-city index released Tuesday.

With an average price drop of 10.5 percent for existing single-family houses, Atlanta joined 13 other cities experiencing double-digit declines. It was the metro area’s first annual double-digit drop since the index started reporting Atlanta data in 1991.

The metro area also posted a record month-to-month decline of 2.4 percent.

Across the country, home prices fell faster than ever in October, providing fresh evidence that the nationwide housing slump was nowhere near an end. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index of home prices in 20 major metropolitan areas reported an 18 percent dive over the previous year, marking 22 consecutive months of price drops.


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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

How To Sell My House In Atlanta Or Metro Area In A Buyers Market

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This video provides some good tips on selling your house in Atlanta or the metro area.
Although the tips are helpful, when working with us, it's not necessary to go through all these steps if you need to
"Sell The House Fast."
Hope this is helpful. Enjoy!

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

How To Sell The House Fast In Atlanta Or The Metro-Area

Despite the negative economic reports in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution or CNN regarding the housing or financial markets overall, there’s still a way to sell a house in Atlanta or the metro-area.

Ways to do so may not be as simple as they used to be, and profits for a seller may be little less, but there’s still a way.

One of the fastest ways to sell a house is to price it right from the beginning. If you start with a high price-point and work your way down, buyers will skip your house all together. But if you’re priced well below the market, you’re more likely to have a buyer in no time.

With the market the way it is, you may have to wrap your mind around selling simply for what you owe, cut your losses and move on. There’s a possibility that the value of your home may be lower in three months that it is right now.

According to the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price national index, a widely watched gauge of national real-estate markets, released on November 25, 2008, there was a 16.6% decline in the third quarter of this year compared to the same time a year ago. But since all markets are local, the index showed that metro-Atlanta is down 9.5%.

What does that mean to you? Well obviously, if you’re trying to sell, it might be a good idea to knock that percentage off the amount you want to sell for, and then some, if you’d like to sell the home fast.

Now that you’ve faced the fact that you may have to sell at a discount in order to move on, how do you find buyers? One word: Marketing.

You have to let people know you have deal. But according to the news, nobody’s buying you’re probably thinking. Not true, there are still people out there looking for bargains and you may be able to find someone whom can provide a win-win solution.

Get out there and let folks know. If you’re reading this, you clearly have the internet. Go to Craigslist, Backpage, Kijji, etc., post a description, your price and a few pictures. Those are all free by the way, so it won’t cost you a penny. Put directional signs within .5 miles of the house and place a sign in the yard. If you do nothing, you’ll get nothing.

Lastly, give your house a facial of sort. Cut the grass, rake the leaves. Make it as appealing as you possibly can. Plant some flowers around the mailbox or the walkway. You don’t have to do a full renovation, just give it enough curb appeal to get rid of the darn thing.

These three simple things can help you sell your house in metro-Atlanta fast. But if you don’t want to deal with any of it, contact a local investor who will buy the house as-is with no contingencies, relieve you of your payments and/or tax obligation, and close yesterday.

If you’re still wondering: “How to sell the house fast in Atlanta or the metro area,” the answer is a click away.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Sell My House In Atlanta And Bail Myself Out

With the economy the way it is, it seems everybody needs a bailout. But where is the government when you need a stimulus for your financial situation? In reality, it seems that at the end of the day, the only person you can depend on is YOU.

But unlike the large corporations who can bounce back in what seems like an instant, you, Mr./Ms. I Need To Sell My House FAST In Atlanta to stop the bleeding, have to wait years or almost a decade to recover. When you’re behind on payments, who’s there to bail you out? There’s talk of some lenders providing relief via loan modifications to homeowners but in reality only a small percentage will qualify and half of those who qualify won’t even take advantage of what’s offered.

The sad reality is, good things happen to good people. That certainly seems to be the case with those who got caught up with Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARM’s). There is a valid argument that buyers should have known what they were signing at closing, but greed seems to have gotten in the way of all parties involved; mortgage brokers, realtors, buyers, sellers, appraisers, closing attorney’s and the like.

At this point, there’s no need crying over spilled milk. Deal with it, and move on.

But now the problem has escalated beyond bad mortgages. Now the breakdown in the economy has caused thousands to lose their jobs, and things seem as if they’re going to get worse before they get better. What good is it to have a loan modified if you have no source of income to pay the mortgage?

Socially speaking this all adds to a break down in the home as well. Money is one of the leading causes of divorce. Not only do we seem to be in a financial tsunami, but a social one as well.
All of these, among other things, add up to substantial financial burdens – the most significant of which is the home.

So one of the most intriguing questions posed by metro-Atlanta home sellers recently is, “How do I sell my house fast in Atlanta?”

If you’d like financial relief in the way of mortgage payments or a way to start anew because of the turmoil in the economy, your bailout may be closer than you think. Now may be a good time to contact a local real estate investor or real estate investment company in metro-Atlanta that can offer some assistance.

You may not get the price you want, but you will get the relief you need. Your reasons may vary and possibly aren’t mentioned in this article, but no matter the situation, your time may be now. So contact a trustworthy investor and get the relief you need.
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