4 Common Myths about Real Estate Agents

The real estate industry can feel confusing to someone who is getting ready to buy a home. Do you have a long list of questions about the purchase and your interactions with a real estate agent? Too often, both buyers and sellers enter the real estate market with misconceptions and common myths about the services […]

Getting the List Price Just Right

Making sure your home is priced correctly can be a large factor in whether or not you will get an offer. Your home should be priced in a fashion that allows for maximum viewing on sites like Zillow. After all, over 90% of buyers search for real estate on the Internet before going out to see houses. You […]

Boy am I Glad I Heard About Duffy!

Boy am I Glad I Heard About Duffy! I met Martha only a few weeks ago. I had been so disheartened by other Real Estate Agents not getting back with me or not providing information I requested. My fiancé told me about Duffy Realty from a radio commercial and I decided to give them a […]

First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit – So Many Opinions: What To Do About It?

Like a ticking time bomb. The First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit is set to expire on November 30, 2009. If you haven’t closed on your new home by then, you’re out of luck and will miss out on the (up to) $8,000 tax credit. People are beginning to panic a bit and the government […]

Price Is Right: Home Buyers Are Testing the Market Again

Though the evidence is still anecdotal, conversations with potential home buyers and real estate agents indicate that housing prices may finally have fallen far enough to bring some people back into the market.

“In some markets, prices have gone up,” says Errol Samuelson, president of Realtor.com, the web site of the National Association of Realtors. “But we’re still seeing some prices lower from last year by some 11 percent.”

Don’t think negatively….. Real Estate Agents

One of my agents at Duffy Realty of Atlanta, Melissa Boring, sent me an e-mail with the following message: “I know you have heard it all but in making my expired calls today I had a seller tell me her real estate agent said 1 day before expiration: “In today’s market you either have to […]