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Jul 16

Top 3 Reasons NOW is the Time to Buy a Home in Atlanta

Posted on July 16, 2013 by Kerry Lucasse






  Top 3 Reasons NOW is the Time to Buy a Home in Atlanta If you have been shopping for an Atlanta home or just thinking about it, you may have heard about the low housing inventory, bidding wars and a real estate market that is on the road to recovery.  Still, some potential home [...]






Jun 08

6 Signs A Home Might Be “The One”

Posted on June 8, 2013 by Kerry Lucasse






6 Signs A Home Might Be “The One”   You might have heard that saying about the number of fish there are in the sea – the sea of prospective dates and mates.   The same goes for homes on the market.   Even when the market heats up as it’s doing now, it’s not [...]






Jun 05

5 Seller Turn Offs that Keep Buyers From Getting the Homes They Want

Posted on June 5, 2013 by Kerry Lucasse






5 Seller turn offs that might keep you from getting the home you want. Thinking of buying a home in Atlanta?  In the current real estate market bidding wars are commonplace, so once you finally find your dream home, you don’t want to lose it .  We wanted to share a few very important tips [...]






May 13

3 Strange Document Requests to Expect When Applying for a Home Loan

Posted on May 13, 2013 by Kerry Lucasse






3 Strange Document Requests to Expect When Applying for a Home Loan Real estate professionals are not doctors. Yet they can diagnose — at a glance — one syndrome in particular better than any other expert.   The disease? It’s a syndrome I’ve come to know as suscribiendo impatienza irritablus, from the old Latin for [...]






May 13

5 Secret Sources of Down Payment Money

Posted on May 13, 2013 by Kerry Lucasse






5 Secret Sources of Down Payment Money for your Atlanta Home   Whether you are planning to put down a full 20 percent down payment or pulling together the cash for a 3.5 percent down payment for an FHA loan, your down payment might be the biggest single cash expenditure you ever make. Some Atlanta [...]






Dec 03

Atlanta Beltline – Homes and Neighborhoods

Posted on December 3, 2012 by Kerry Lucasse






 Atlanta Beltline Homes and Neighborhoods What started as a grassroots movement, is now a reality.  The Atlanta Beltline project has made significant strides over the last few years and once complete, will make such an impact on our city.  The Atlanta Beltline will connect our neighborhoods in a way that we never dreamed possible.  Intown [...]






Nov 20

Have an issue with your neighbor’s fence?

Posted on November 20, 2012 by Kerry Lucasse






Have an issue with your neighbor’s fence?  Worried that it may be encroaching on your property line? Issues with property lines and fencing can be such an awkward issue, as most people want to remain friendly with the people they are going to live next door to for the next 3 to 20 years.  Below [...]






Nov 09

Interest Rates Improve After Obama Victory

Posted on November 9, 2012 by Kerry Lucasse






  Mortgage Interest Rates Improve After Obama Victory Two major factors were positive for mortgage rates this week. President Obama won the election, and concerns about Europe increased. As a result, mortgage rates ended the week lower. The conventional wisdom was that an Obama victory would be positive for bonds and negative for stocks, and [...]






Oct 23

Atlanta Georgia School of Excellence – 2011 Winners

Posted on October 23, 2012 by Kerry Lucasse






  Atlanta Georgia School of Excellence – Winners in 2011 Searching for the BEST schools in Metro Atlanta?   Those who received the prestigious “Georgia School of Excellence” award, is usually a great indicator that the elementary (or high) school is going to be top in education excellence.   In 2011, several Metro Atlanta schools were named [...]






Aug 15

Rave reviews for Nest Atlanta agent, Jamie Walzer

Posted on August 15, 2012 by Kerry Lucasse






  Our team is always trying to go above and beyond to provide the best service… and get rave reviews from our clients!   Here’s a perfect example of Jamie Walzer’s over-and-above service for her East Atlanta home buyer client: “I worked with Jamie recently in purchasing my first home. Before I contacted her I [...]