The AI Revolution in Real Estate: Welcome to the Future of Virtual Staging

The real estate market has seen transformative innovations over the years, from drone photography to 3D home tours. But there's one area in particular where recent advances are poised to revolutionize how realtors and buyers experience properties: virtual staging. Virtual staging, for the uninitiated, involves digitally furnishing and decorating a property's interior photos, transforming vacant or outdated spaces into appealing, move-in[...]

Brent Shearer named new Strategic Partner with Blue River Development

Blue River Development Welcomes Brent Shearer as New Strategic Partner

Blue River Development (BRD) welcomes Brent Shearer as its newest Strategic Partner. Shearer’s background includes both commercial and residential real estate. Responsible for sourcing new land opportunities as BRD expands into new markets, he will bolster BRD's presence throughout Florida, the Carolinas, Nashville, Texas and Atlanta. Michael Cooper, Managing Principal at BRD, states, "Brent's extensive experience and proven track record in[...]

Black Marble sink with silver hardware and a dark wooden vanity - All Concepts Sink Care

How To Take Care of Your Sink with All Concepts

Understanding how to properly clean and maintain a sink’s material is an essential factor when selecting the perfect sink for your bathroom, kitchen or bar area. From the dos to the don’ts, All Concepts has all the tips and tricks to keep your sink stunning, shiny and in tip-top condition! Stainless-Steel When it comes to stainless-steel sinks, cleaning too much is impossible! While rust[...]

Anna Hunt with terra alma Celebrates One Year Anniversary

terra alma Celebrates Associate Anna Hunt’s One-Year Anniversary

terra alma proudly marks the first anniversary of Associate Anna Hunt. Diving headfirst into commercial real estate, Hunt seamlessly transitioned into meeting clients, engaging with contractors, scouting prime business locations, and expertly handling daily commercial real estate responsibilities. In her first year, Hunt successfully worked with five clients on her own, securing leases for three. Notably, two of these businesses are[...]

New homes and green space at Pendergrast Farm

Conservation Community Blends Farm-to-Table Living with Urban Convenience

Healthy House of Georgia announces Pendergrast Farm, a unique conservation community located near Emory University in Decatur. Setting a new standard for sustainable living within Atlanta’s Perimeter, Pendergrast Farm combines nature preservation, energy-efficient homes, a working farm and urban convenience. "This a passion project for me,” said Dennis McConnell, President of Healthy House of Georgia. “I came out of retirement to[...]

Man Installing a retractable awning on the side of a house

Enhancing Outdoor Living in Atlanta with Retractable Awnings

With its unique climate and architectural diversity, Atlanta offers the perfect backdrop for maximizing the potential of outdoor spaces. One way to achieve this is by deploying retractable awnings, which add functionality and elevate the aesthetic appeal of your outdoor area. In this article, we will explore the advantages of the best retractable awnings in Atlanta, their versatility, customization options[...]

The Cottages at Walker Ridge by Ranch Cottages for Rent

Tour The Cottages at Walker Ridge to Discover Your Perfect Retreat!

Prospective residents seeking an elegant, conveniently located rental community near downtown Cartersville are invited to explore The Cottages at Walker Ridge by Ranch Cottages for Rent! This secure gated neighborhood offers adaptable living in meticulously designed homes complemented by access to an inviting clubhouse, 24/7 maintenance and a leasing office managed by a dedicated on-site team. The carefully crafted one-story cottages[...]

pending home sales

Pending Sales Hold Steady Despite Sustained Rates Above 7%

MarketNsight, a leading real estate data and analysis provider, reports that even after six weeks in a row with 30-year fixed mortgage rates higher than 7%, pending sales are performing better than in the fall of 2022. “Home buyers have become accustomed to higher rates, and the market continues to be driven by the lack of housing supply,” said John Hunt,[...]

IMN Spotlight Interview with BRD on BTR

Blue River Development Chats Build-to-Rent on IMN Spotlight Interview

Managing Partners Brad and Michael Cooper with Blue River Development, along with CEO and Managing Partner Jason Joseph with Trilogy Investment Company, recently joined the IMN Spotlight Interview series with Rosie Bell to discuss their involvement in the build-to-rent (BTR) market. Atlanta-based Blue River Development is a land and lot origination development company with approximately 6,000 lots across the Southeast. Blue[...]

Financing home construction

Financing New Home Construction: Navigating the Maze of Challenges

Financing new home construction has never been without its challenges. Home builders and remodelers constantly grapple with a shifting landscape of financial constraints, regulatory hurdles and market uncertainties. But with the right partner, these challenges can transform into growth opportunities. One of the primary challenges builders face is securing flexible and timely financing. Traditional banks often have rigid lending criteria and[...]