BLOGS

31
Oct

The Peters Company has launched an eMail communication called “Metro Atlanta Real Estate Update.”  The “Update” builds on the online presence already established thanks to www.ThePetersCompany.com, the Kudzu.com Client Testimonial page, the Facebook.com Metro Atlanta Real Estate Update Group, and the Active Rain blog.  The Peters Company believes in the power of information, and we are

30
Oct

My business card reads Realtor, not Psychic.  Nobody knows when the turnaround will occur in the real estate market for sure.  It’s been said that you don’t know when you’ve reached the bottom until things start to go back up again.  On a national level, I’ve heard “experts” say the end of the first quarter.  I’ve heard

29
Oct

When a home goes on the market that is overpriced, the market rejects it and it fails.  A failed listing can come as a withdrawal from the market or an expired listing.  Either one is not good if your goal is to sell your house.  Most of the time a “re-list” is accompanied by a

28
Oct

The Peters Company is Moving Up the Ranks! The Peters Company has moved into 2nd Place amongst teams in the Keller Williams Realty Peachtree Road office!  We want to thank all of our wonderful clients that have helped us prove you can succeed in this industry, no matter the market.  We are relentless in our pursuit

28
Oct

Fulton County Courthouse If you’ve ever tried to read a Legal Description for a property, you know how difficult it can be to understand.  Legal Descriptions represent the pivotal information in a contract that make it valid because it’s incredibly specific in its physical location.  An address is not a valid legal description in a contract.  You may be

27
Oct

I was fortunate enough to be in a meeting today with our Operating Partner Shaun Rawls.  In the meeting Shaun shared with us the 3rd Quarter Market Statistics for the Metro Atlanta area.  I’ll be weaving some of those statistics through online blogs here, on the Metro Atlanta Real Estate Update on Facebook, as well

23
Oct

Congratulations to Scott and Mary!  We just sold their Collier Green 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom condo in 33 days – unheard of in this market!  Scott and Mary were a joy to work with and were referred to us by past client and friend, Anna!  Thanks for the referral, Anna!  Referrals are truly at

21
Oct

Liquidity is a term being thrown around a lot right now as banks clamor to secure deposits so they can in turn lend money.  The long and short of it is that there is still a lot of money out there, but a lot of people have pulled money out and are sitting on the

21
Oct

BusinessWeek published an article this week on the best and worst performing zip codes in the top 20 metropolitan areas.  As mentioned here before, we get caught up in the news and paint the real estate market with a broad brush because all we hear is bad news.  I thought this was a helpful article

16
Oct

In today’s market, it’s hard to look at property in ANY price range and not find at least one short sale.  I came across a Business Week article online that’s a good resource for short sells, answering fundamental questions you may have about these type opportunities for both buyers and sellers needing help.  We all hear

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