Real Estate News in Metro Atlanta and Beyond

Real Estate News in Metro Atlanta and Beyond

www.accessbrokerage.com
…..Welcome to my Podcasts….. Here’s where I share information, news, and topics about the real estate industry; how they may affect the metro Atlanta real estate market; pose problems and solutions; and address issues that may influence decisions to buy or sell real estate. Check out my blog: abiblog.abuyeragent.com for details to these or other topics. ACCESS BROKERAGE, INC. Broker - Jim Parker 770-265-7293 [email protected]


Housing Market in Atlanta, Georgia to Keep Climbing into 2020
Oct 31 • 7 min
The local economy is currently strong, with fairly high employment. Thirty-year mortgage rates are expected to remain low going into 2020. Forecasters predict that home prices in the area will continue to climb. Population growth expected to continue and…
Real estate scams
Oct 26 • 7 min
The main real estate scams I’m familiar with are as follows: (…and be sure to catch my blog post at Real estate scams): Ponzi scams email closing funds scam real estate agent review scam filing fraudulent deeds scam rental home scam
Residential Home Warranties
Oct 20 • 7 min
One of the 14 different types of insurance available for a home…Home Warranty Companies “issue” home warranty policies. These specialized “insurers” charge an annual fee for the “coverage”, and offer service call “deductibles” where authorized, screened…
Real Estate News in 2019 from Access Brokerage
Oct 16 • 4 min
Topics and links to articles I’ve posted throughout 2019 that are of interest to several parties (buyers, sellers, realtors, lenders, closing attorneys, and other organizations) in the real estate market.
Real estate transfer taxes - taxes on residential home sales transactions by state and local governments
Oct 10 • 6 min
My most recent blog post on this topic: Real estate transfer taxes – taxes on residential home sales transactions by state and local governments is a renewed topic based on my previous 2013 blog post on Transfer Taxes and the a more recent article:…
Office of Georgia Insurance & Safety Fire Commissioner
Oct 5 • 10 min
Many interesting and informative news and insurance related matters affecting consumers like insurance fraud you need to be aware of happening in Georgia that you may be faced with if you’re not aware. Other topics are posted at oc1.ga.gov - the website…
Things Real Estate Agents Don’t Want You to Know
Oct 1 • 21 min
Source Of podcast inspiration is a December 2018 Motley Fool article: 13 Things Real Estate Agents Don’t Want You to Know
Residential Real Estate Contract for Used (Resale) homes in Georgia
Sep 26 • 29 min
Beware of your Responsibilities: I am summarizing some points of interest you may need to be aware of from each page of the most current version of the Georgia Association of Realtors (GAR) Residential Purchase and Sale Agreement. Make sure your agent…
Should anyone profit from real estate?
Sep 21 • 10 min
Thanks to Bernie Sanders, this topic is pretty interesting. His question: Should People Profit From Housing? I would expect such a question from a millionaire socialist like Bernie Sanders, but let’s dig a little deeper into what he’s suggesting.
iBuyers - the good, the bad, and the ugly
Sep 16 • 11 min
Visit my blog post on the subject: iBuyers - the good, bad, and ugly of their disruption of residential real estate markets Bottom line in brief: iBuyers (now a multi-billion $ industry from Chinese investors to US venture capitalists) will offer you cash…
Real Estate Wire Fraud
Sep 11 • 8 min
Basically - in 25 words or less…. if homebuyers send closing funds to the wrong bank account, you get screwed! Don’t believe everything in writing. Pick up the phone and call. The scam: The homebuyer receives an email from criminals pretending to be real…
Do 10 Year US Treasury Note yields have an Influence on Mortgage Interest Rates?
Sep 6 • 6 min
The answer: YES and NO Yes, US Treasury Notes have been an influence in recent years because they more accurately reflect demographic shifts in home ownership and are a very comparable relatively safe investment choice backed by the US Government than a…
Is the traditional residential real estate industry collapsing?
Sep 2 • 7 min
If you search for residential real estate mergers and acquisitions in your favorite internet search portal, you’ll see many mergers are occurring. We are seeing a drop on volume of “available” residential properties that agents can list for sale. This…
Mortgages & Mortgage Rates; New Homes in Atlanta; and iBuyers in the Atlanta Real Estate Marketplace
Aug 28 • 22 min
I am Jim Parker, Exclusive Buyer Agent in the Atlanta Metro marketplace…770-265-7293 - [email protected] Mortgage Rates - I cover a few of the basics and tips, but here’s a general discussion and relationship to the 10 year treasury notes. The Treasury…
Open Houses in Georgia,Amazon and Zillow turf war in real estate; Rules fo Homebuyers; and more
Aug 27 • 41 min
I am Jim Parker, Exclusive Buyer Agent in the Atlanta Metro marketplace…770-265-7293 - [email protected] Topics for today…thanks for listening. How do you find open houses in Georgia? Amazon and Zillow are real estate disrupters? Amazon is not selling…
Real Estate News in Metro Atlanta and beyond
Aug 22 • 15 min
Be gentle…it’s my trial run to introduce my Podcast “Solutions”. I am Jim Parker, Exclusive Buyer Agent in the Atlanta Metro marketplace…770-265-7293 - [email protected] I have a blog - http://abiblog.abuyeragent.com/ - that I attempt to update several…