The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets
- JD Rockefeller
I recently came across this article in Time Magazine that summarizes perfectly the current state of the real estate market here in Intown Atlanta. And surprisingly...it has nothing to do with finding steals at 20% below market value, bottoming out prices or agents trying to trick their clients into buying when it's not right for them.
Becoming wealthy has a lot to do with understanding the driving factors of our economy and everything thing to do with timing.
When prices are falling FEW people have the discipline to buy stocks, a house, gold...or any other asset. But those who DO pull the trigger, excel in the long run.
So from this can we assume now is the right time to pull the trigger in the Atlanta market?
Jim Svinth, the chief...
Some of you may have noticed already, but we just launched a new interactive utility dubbed REALSOURCE HELP. It allows our customers, clients and friends to chat live with a RealSource Specialist about their real estate needs.
It's like having a live tour guide for our site and allows for real-time support and guidance while your on our site. Whether your preparing to enter the market to buy or sell your home - this new interactive feature allows you the benefit of chatting live, one-on-one with your personal Real Estate Consultant.
So go ahead...try it out. We'd love to hear from you!
Greatest Real Estate Agent In The World **?
So...there's this contest
going on across the web to determine who's the greatest real estate agent in the world
**. I've always been a bit reluctant to engage in shameless self promotion...but the first place price of being the greatest real estate agent in the world
** is too lucrative to pass up.
Though winning may be a bit out reach....my goal is to at least influence
And in this year of presidential elections - where we witness, first hand, the power and politics of our Democracy
- what better way to influence than to cast a vote (a.k.a link) for who i believe is the single greatest real estate agent in the world? ...
Here are some investments in your home’s exterior that I’ve found through firsthand experience can have a huge ROI (return on investment):
It should come as no surprise that surveys show that painting the exterior of your home results in the greatest return on time and money invested when compared to other improvements done for selling purposes. An investment of $1,000-$2,000 can mean adding $3,000-$4,000 to your asking price. And if you can do a good job yourself, your profit is even greater. Even if your home doesn’t need the full treatment, check the trim around windows and doorways for cracking or peeling, and do any necessary touch-up work. Many buyers form their first, and
often strongest, opinions before they step out of the car.
Another key first impression is made by the grounds of your home. If you can improve the attractiveness of your landscape without...