December 2010

Found 3 blog entries for December 2010.

Time-lapse video of the 2010 snow storm in New York, and I thought the 3 inches we got in Atlanta was bad!



December 2010 Blizzard Timelapse from Michael Black on Vimeo.

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By Tim Ryan

For many people, obtaining a home mortgage in a market of tighter lending policies can be a problem. Even for those who have good credit scores, mortgage lenders are now requiring borrowers to place larger down payments, obtain Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) on mortgages that have a loan balance that is greater than 80% of the home’s value as well as cover the usual closing costs. Fortunately, Fannie Mae now offers a program called HomePath Mortgage Financing that is structured to assist people in purchasing a home without burdensome upfront costs. For those who qualify, a HomePath mortgage offers many benefits that cannot be found in other mortgage programs.Fannie Mae HomePath Mortgage

The HomePath program was designed to support the sale of

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Atlanta Real Estate Sold SignAs a seller, you want to get the most money for your home. However, do you know what you need to do during the negotiation process to achieve the highest dollar?

The art of negotiation may be a complicated one. Will you get the most for your money? Will you do what is needed to ensure a quick sale? Will you scare off the buyer with stiff demands and very little flexibility?

Most sellers want to close on their homes in a reasonable amount of time. They also want to get the most for their money. The following tips will help you accomplish both of these so you can sell your home and move on:

1.     Don’t dismiss a low-ball offer – Many sellers make the mistake out of dismissing a low-ball offer all together. Sure, some buyers are simply

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