Level Craft Construction recently tore down a dilapidated Lake Claire residence and constructed a stunning addition to the neighborhood streetscape. The new home features five bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths across 3,250 square feet of living space!
A unique highlight, the home's two-car garage boasts a one-bedroom, one-bath apartment. Another of the construction's many highlights, the residence displays a wrap-around porch to enjoy[...]
Waterproofing your Atlanta home is an important part of homeownership. Typically speaking Atlanta, well Georgia as a whole, is in a constant drought. However, we all know the proverb "April showers bring May flowers," and, if this past week and upcoming weekend are a preview of April, then I think it's safe to say we are in store for a[...]
Homebuyers are looking for more than just a great floor plan or a community swimming pool during their Atlanta home search. There are many other factors that influence where they choose to live, and location is typically the deciding factor. In Buford, the great city includes surprising shops, award-winning restaurants and affordable residences. With just a population of 15,185 people,[...]
The rise and fall of mortgage interest rates seems to be the hot topic on news stations across the country week in and week out. With so much news, and so many differing opinions on what the changes in the rates mean, it can be hard to discern how they will your home purchase.
Over the past few months, there has[...]
The real estate market is changing, and the entire industry is having to adjust to meet the needs of the new market. Coldwell Banker is a well-known brand in the real estate space and they’re now proving their expertise in the field by taking it up a notch. Join us on today’s All About Real Estate episode as President of[...]
If you’re interested in buying a home in the Atlanta area, it’s important to make sure you can comfortably afford it. Recently, HSH.com compiled a list of the incomes needed to buy a median-priced home in 27 metro areas, including Atlanta. They pulled information from the National Association of Realtors’ 2015 third-quarter data and factored in the principal, interest, taxes[...]
Atlanta and the surrounding areas of Sandy Springs and Roswell were recently ranked among the top cities in the country for new home sales according to CoreLogic’s evaluation of public record deeds and data from the Census Bureau. Ranked third overall, Atlanta’s new home sales are up 10 percent from the previous year. Additionally, Atlanta’s new home sales are around[...]
Are you planning to buy a home? There are so many costs involved that it can seem overwhelming. In “
Buying a Home? Know What it Really Costs,” the real estate experts at the Equifax Finance Blog break down and explain some of the expenses that you should be prepared for if you’ll be buying an Atlanta new home soon.
According to new research from mortgage information providing HSH.com, metro Atlantan’s need to make just $34,200 per year to be able to afford the city’s median-priced home.
To calculate the salary a home buyer would need to be able to afford the median-priced home in 27 metro areas, the mortgage information site took data from the National Association of Realtors’ first-quarter[...]
In this week’s edition of Mortgage Minutes, Academy Mortgage explains the difference between a consumer credit score and a mortgage credit score. The number one question that loan officers receive from Atlanta new home buyers in regards to credit scores is, “Why is it that when I pull my credit score, it is different from what a mortgage lender sees?”