Are There More Buyers in the Spring?

When is the best time of year to sell your home? You need to think about the trends throughout the year, and then choose an experienced real estate team to help with the logistics and strategy for maximizing price and speeding up the time it takes to close. If you are debating whether you should […]

Selling a Home ? Don’t Forget These Marketing Essentials

  Real estate inventory is low right now, which means that many home sellers are slipping into a place of complacency with their listings. People selling a home assume that they can sell their property quickly and easily without a lot of effort. But, it is a mistake if you overlook some of the most […]

What to do About ALL Those Requests from your Lender?!

What to do About ALL Those Requests from your Lender?! Most home buyers go into the process of getting a mortgage thinking it’s not going to be easy.  But they still become offended at the type of information the lender requests.  Then they begin to resent it.  And even worse, when the lender appears to […]

Atlanta Home Buyers Compete Over Shrinking Housing Inventory

Atlanta Home Buyers Compete Over Shrinking Housing Inventory Considering buying or selling a home in Atlanta? Local Home Buyers Insight recently spoke with several experienced real estate professionals in Atlanta to gauge the temperature of the Atlanta real estate market to find out if now is a good time to buy or sell a home […]

Yes, The Housing Market Is Improving

Yes, The Housing Market Is Improving If you’ve been working in real estate, you’ve known for months that things are improving – slowly but surely.  Now there’s proof.   The National Association of Realtors says its index of sales agreements increased 4.1 percent last month to a reading of 101.4, the highest since April 2010, when […]

Big Difference Between Buying with an Agent and Without

Working with Caroline Gamma at Duffy Realty could not have been easier. Having bought a home previously without a buyer’s agent I really noticed the difference. Caroline really looked out for our wants and needs in a home and helped us find the perfect home. Duffy Realty provided very helpful information throughout the buying process […]

The Art of Negotiating

Well, this seems simple enough – don’t lose your shirt. All kidding aside, most people don’t know how to negotiate a contract, or at least one that they won’t regret later. So, here are some guidelines to making a sound decision while making some money. This article is for home sellers, but you home buyers, […]

The Home Buyer Tax Credit Expiration-The Pressure is Mounting!

Congress is currently debating bills that could possibly extend the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit which is set to expire on November 30. Is this a good idea? In considering whether or not they should to do it, the following questions need to be asked: – Has this tax credit program worked to help […]

6 Reasons Why Your House Won’t Sell…

I don’t agree with EVERYTHING, but MOST of it I do!! 1. Your photos are unimpressive. The vast majority of home buyers start their search for a home on the Internet, your house had better look great in print. Not just nice… downright fabulous. Today we are considering internet views as a ‘virtual showing’… if […]