Real Estate Atlanta

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


Faust on the Due Diligence Period – A Modern Parable on why this should be easy, but is not.

If you are buying or selling any real estate in Georgia (and most other states), due diligence will surely be a topic. Buyers and Sellers rarely agree on the intent of the due diligence period. Further, the intensive nature of people buying a home or selling their home seems to have trumped any customs around this important aspect of real estate contracts. Frankly, it is poorly defined in most contracts. In fact, in the standard Purchase and Sale Agreement from … Read more


5000 Riverview Road

Jim Chapman Fine Homes

Jim Chapman Fine Homes is pleased to present Four (4) – 2+ Acre home sites located on Prestigious Riverview Road in Sandy Springs.  Each Luxury Estate Home has been meticulously sited to take advantage of the mature hardwoods that accentuates each of the private home sites with access to the Chattahoochee River.

Jim Chapman, an Atlanta native and graduate of The Westminster Schools, is a homebuilding veteran who started his own custom homebuilding firm, Jim Chapman Fine Homes, in 1998 … Read more


Earnest Money: How much? When? Why?

When we draft an offer, we will need to know the following terms;

  • Purchase Price in offer,
  • The duration of the Due Diligence Period,
  • Closing Date,
  • Financing (if any), and
  • Amount Earnest Money to be deposited when agreement is binding.

With all this, we are able to send you a pretty complete offer, but people are often stumped by Earnest Money. How much is enough? When do they get it back and under what circumstances?

 

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Use of Aerial Drones in Real Estate Marketing

We have long been believers in video marketing. This video helps us to show the “narrative” of a property (2784 Mornington Drive NW, Atlanta, Ga). We want to use an array of tools to explain what makes a property unique. This video which features beautfil music and remarkable imagery from an aerial drone highlights effective marketing.

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