2017 First Million Market

We just finished a review of this price range ($1.0m – $2.0m) in the area of our specialty – Walton High School listings in just four elementary schools: East Side, Mount Bethel, Sope Creek and Timber Ridge.

The research was triggered by current popular opinions from people on the street as well as agents that the luxury market had softened and sellers should be prepared to show the house for months.

Our findings seem to point to overpricing rather than a shortage of buyers and/or too much inventory. Continue reading “2017 First Million Market”

“Local” Oxymoron

I noticed a reference to “Local Atlanta Agent”. It seemed strange to me because the agent does not live/work in downtown Atlanta and buyers/sellers typically want someone who is local; i.e., meaning they live in and know the neighborhood or immediate area.

Then I realized this choice of words must be about the agent and their lead generation. After all, no one has real local knowledge about metro Atlanta.

The lesson for buyers and sellers is to go beyond the internet marketing and ask the right questions to ensure you hire the right agent.

Money Magazine’s Best Places To Live in GA

<strong>East Cobb, Georgia. </strong>The unincorporated area administered by the Cobb County Government was once dominated by chain restaurants, but it's now embracing mom-and-pops that will give your taste buds a pleasant surprise—and make the most of the  small-town Dixie hospitality.

East Cobb, Georgia. The unincorporated area administered by the Cobb County Government was once dominated by chain restaurants, but it’s now embracing mom-and-pops that will give your taste buds a pleasant surprise—and make the most of the small-town Dixie hospitality. Continue reading “Money Magazine’s Best Places To Live in GA”