Real Estate Atlanta

Housing Expectations in 2016

Housing Expectations 2016- NAR

 

The Atlanta market should continue to outperform the national housing prices. 4th Quarter 2014 vs 4th Quarter 2015 has shown an approximate. 30% increase in prices for Cherokee, Cobb, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett Counties (combined). While we will not continue to increase at this rate, we see 2016 will usher in healthy increases in housing prices. Equity market volatility can favor real estate.

 

Here is a little something from the National Association of Realtors.

 

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Should I file for homestead exemption this year?

 

what-is-a-homestead-exemption

In Georgia, homeowners are entitled to a homestead exemption on the house they live in as their primary residence.  If you’ve just moved to a new home, and live in it on January 1 of this year, you will need to file for your homestead exemption.  The forms and information on where and when to file can be found on the county website links below.

 

Fulton County Information & Forms

Cobb County Information & Forms

Dekalb County Information

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A Holly Jolly Agent Caravan

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Join us on Tuesday for holiday cocoa and cookies to be one of the first to preview our recently completed listing by Crestar Homes! An excellent Buckhead location in Morris Brandon school district.   An all brick 5 Bedroom/5 Bath home with side entry three car garage, loggia with twelve foot accordion doors and outdoor masonry fireplace & walk-out backyard. Unfinished basement for future expansion. Large kitchen with island opens to family room featuring fireplace and built-ins. Top of line

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Affordable New Construction

Heery Brothers will Begin marketing approximately another 10 to 15 new houses between January and July 2016. All of them are over $1,295,000 and several of them are in excess of $2 million. We think it is worthwhile to highlight some of our upcoming more affordable listings that are at fantastic locations just at the periphery of some very expensive markets.

 

3646 Mill Creek Rd. is in the Murphy Chandler market. This submarket in the new city of Brookhaven … Read more


The Trust Machine and Real Estate – Bitcoin and Houses

There has been a huge surge in Bitcoin prices. On October 31, 2015, the Economist published a compelling article title “The Trust Machine”.  The article explains how bitcoin and the underlying blockchain technology has promise. A lack of trust in worldwide governments and regulation will add fire to the spread of blockchains (and thus bitcoin).

Here are some fascinating charts. First is an ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) by the name of The Bitcoin Investment Trust. Look at the change in … Read more