Level Craft Construction Constructs Lake Claire Home

From Teardown Residence to Lake Claire Stunner

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[...]

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What to do in Buford for the Day, Weekend or Week

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,[...]

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage of Atlanta

New Things Are Up The Sleeves of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage of Atlanta

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[...]

Average Salary Needed to Afford a Home in Atlanta

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 Ranks Third Among Fastest Growing New Home Sales Markets

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[...]

Buyers Need to Earn Salary of $34,200 to Afford Median-Priced Home in Atlanta

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[...]

Consumer versus Mortgage Credit Scores: What’s the Difference?

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?” There[...]

How Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Loan Application

Having a good credit score is one of the most important elements in a mortgage loan application, and it can determine whether or not you will get approved. As a first time home buyer, the mortgage process can be daunting, and having a firm understanding of how your credit score works can make the process a little less scary. Academy[...]