13 09, 2017

8 Ideas to Boost Home Value in Cobb and Cherokee County

2017-09-13T18:59:50+00:00 Home Selling|

From time to time it can be fun to scour the latest “Top Ten” lists of cost-conscious ways to increase Cobb and Cherokee County house values. Some make more sense than others, however. Upgrading bathroom vanity cabinets appears on some of the house value lists, for instance—but those lists were probably thrown together in a [...]

7 09, 2017

Top 4 Events that Trigger Homebuyers

2017-09-07T15:44:19+00:00 Home Buying|

What are the most common changes in circumstances that send buyers out looking for homes for sale? What are the events that trigger typical prospects to comb through the Cobb and Cherokee County listings, contact Realtors®, set out on house tours—and ultimately make the offer that results in the move to a new home? The [...]

2 08, 2017

Retrofitting and Accessibility for 55+ Homeowners: A Practical Issue

2017-08-02T20:53:38+00:00 Home Buying, Home Selling, Real Estate Investing|

While much attention is directed at the phalanx of youthful first-time homebuyers, the Millennials and GenXers aren’t the only groups who are having a substantial influence on the direction of Cherokee and Cobb County’s real estate market. Whether they are tagged “mature,” “aging,” or downright “elderly,” the over 55-crowd comprise an increasingly influential part of [...]

19 07, 2017

Woodstock Real Estate Sales Report – June 2017

2017-08-22T23:14:48+00:00 Market Reports, Woodstock, Woodstock Market Reports|

This is our June 2017 Real Estate Sales Report for Woodstock, Georgia. The theme of this month's market report for Woodstock is right out of a Robert Frost poem: "nothing gold can stay".  Coming off five consecutive months of increases which reached 2-year and 3-year record highs, the median sales price finally fell (by 6.7%), settling at $238k. [...]

5 07, 2017

Cherokee and Cobb County Rental Properties and Some Magic Stagecraft

2017-07-04T04:32:35+00:00 Home Buying|

Striving to become a prudent person is a laudable goal—one usually only achieved after impetuous youthful misadventures have taught the wisdom of prudence. Caution—particularly in financial matters—may seem to be synonymous with prudence—but they aren’t always the same thing. Especially when there are magicians at work. An example of that can be found in the [...]

20 06, 2017

Woodstock Real Estate Sales Report – May 2017

2017-06-20T14:59:34+00:00 Market Reports, Woodstock, Woodstock Market Reports|

This is our May 2017 Real Estate Sales Report for Woodstock, Georgia. As expected, the Woodstock real estate market continued its trend of moderate home price increases, however whereas April's report showed fewer new listings and closed sales, May's data rebounded.  The number of new listings is up by 6.1%, and closed sales rose by almost [...]