Buying vs. Renting

Buying vs. Renting: Which is Right For You?

When it comes to renting and buying in today’s market, the average three-bedroom home can be monetarily draining for families across the nation. With home prices rising faster than wages and wages rising faster than rent prices within the greater Atlanta region, renting is the more financially beneficial choice when searching for a home this year. Rick Sharga, executive vice president[...]

Ring in the New Year with a Harcrest Custom Home

Celebrate the new year with the team at Harcrest Homes! The award-winning builder is known for continuously exceeding buyers’ expectations in and around Lake Lanier, Dekalb, Forsyth, Gwinnett and Hall counties. Kickstart your new year with a custom home perfectly designed to meet your family’s needs! Understanding that a home should echo a buyer’s desired lifestyle, Harcrest Homes offers a thoughtfully designed[...]

Atlanta skyline

What Are The Best Affordable Up-And-Coming Neighborhoods In Atlanta, Georgia?

There have always been excellent neighborhoods in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta is an exciting city, known throughout the world for its culture and art. It is a great place to live as a single person, as well as a great city to raise kids or retire. However, with its benefits comes a cost… literally. The cost of living in Atlanta is[...]

special financing interest rate buy down

Peachtree Buydown Program Cuts Rates for Homebuyers

Interest rates have been on the rise this spring, and the Federal Reserve Board has hinted it will increase the Federal Funds Rate several more times this year in an effort to tame inflation. The increases leave homebuyers in a quandary. Monthly house payments are higher with increased rates, so purchasing an existing home can be tough. Uncertainty about how[...]

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Why Buy a New Home Now? Atlanta is a Hot Market

Home shoppers are wondering, why buy a new home now? Atlanta remains a red hot market for new home sales despite the recent upticks in interest rates. Wells Fargo Senior Economist Mark Vitner says he believes that Atlanta and other Sunbelt cities could get through a recession relatively unscathed. Click here to read the full article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. With[...]

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Atlanta’s Housing Market Has Many Fixer-Uppers at Great Discount Prices

The US housing market may finally be cooling, but getting onto the property ladder is sometimes difficult. One solution is to buy a discounted property that need renovation. The availability and prices of these ‘fixer-uppers’ vary greatly across the country, but Atlantans fortunately have quite a range of them, and often at attractively reduced prices. StorageCafe research discovered which large US[...]

Harcrest Homes chooses Ameris Bank for Financing

Finance Your Harcrest Custom Home with Ameris Bank

Helping homeowners build fabulous, custom residences, Harcrest Homes understands that choosing to construct your ideal home is only the first step. The homebuilder’s talented team is there for every step as clients navigate the confusing and complex process of finding custom home financing options that are the right fit. To provide a little clarity, the custom home builder teamed up with[...]