Why You Should Work With a REALTOR®

Not all real estate practitioners are REALTORS®. The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. Here are five reasons why it pays to work with a REALTOR®.  1. You’ll have an expert … Continue reading

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Wiring Funds for Closing?

You will most likely receive an email from your lender or the closing attorney with the message below. It is a good idea to prepare to wire your funds 24 hrs prior to closing in order to have time to confirm receipt by the attorney and ensure a smooth settlement. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT GEORGIA … Continue reading

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Second Homes Make Sense for Many in the Current Market

If you’re a late “Boomer” or a “Gen X” or “Gen Y’er,” you’re likely looking for a place to position assets given the extreme volatility of U.S. equity markets and paltry returns of money market instruments and other safe havens.     Real estate, even through the market downturn, has long been considered a conservative, long-term strategy … Continue reading

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What You Should Know about Refrigerants When Purchasing or Repairing a Residential A/C System or Heat Pump

DISCLAIMER: EPA seeks to promote energy efficiency and the safe use of ozone- friendly substances, and does not endorse any particular company or its products. Background: Ban on Production and Imports of Ozone-Depleting Refrigerants In 1987 the Montreal Protocol, an international environmental agreement, established requirements that began the worldwide phaseout of ozone-depleting CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons). These … Continue reading

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It’s a Buyers’ Market for Real Estate Investors, too

Turn on any financial news program and at some point you’ll hear the experts extolling the virtues of diversification. Real estate, even through the market downturn, has long been considered a conservative, long-term strategy to growing wealth. In fact, that very downturn has created a historic buying opportunity for potential homebuyers and investors alike. The … Continue reading

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FDIC Provides Additional Information on its Loss Share Agreement With OneWest Bank

Press Release FDIC Provides Additional Information on its Loss Share Agreement With OneWest Bank February 12, 2010 FDIC Director of Public Affairs Andrew Gray said, "It is unfortunate but necessary to respond to blatantly false claims in a web video that is being circulated about the loss-sharing agreement between the FDIC and OneWest Bank. Here … Continue reading

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Buy Low – Henry, Newton, Rockdale & Walton County Property Under $50,000

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Bank Closing – RockBridge Commercial Bank, Atlanta, GA

On December 18, 2009, the FDIC was named as Receiver for RockBridge Commercial Bank, (CERT # 58315), Atlanta, GA by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. An assuming institution could not be located; therefore, the FDIC will fulfill its obligation to insured depositors by mailing checks for their insured amounts. For further information, please … Continue reading

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