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Wednesday, March 24, 2021   /   by Ira Miskin

AWESOME BEST BUY OF THIS WEEK IN LOGANVILLE

 
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Today’s Best Buy Of The Week is a move-in-ready masterpiece in the Swim-Tennis Stillwaters community in Loganville. It is rare to find a home for sale in this community. A beautifully styled enclave of craftsman-modern residences, each a tailored design as in this elegant and welcoming home.  5 bedrooms and 5 baths on three levels with a full finished terrace level with full kitchenette for guests and awesome entertaining. At the heart of this home, the kitchen is open and bright with a styled chef’s pattern and island that flows to a grand great room with coffered ceilings and the focal-point dual-sided fireplace.  Luxurious master suite with a cozy fireplace as you would expect.  All on a beautiful level homesite with a deep private rear yard for quiet moments.  Being prepared for showing but can be viewed at this time by appointmen ...

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Thursday, December 24, 2020   /   by Ira Miskin

Hew Homes... Where Have They All Gone???

New-Home Sales Fall Sharply in November Amid Affordability, Inventory Concerns


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New-home sales fell sharply month-over-month, dropping 11.0 percent below the revised October rate. But year-over-year, sales recorded 20.8 percent above the November 2019 estimate of 696,000, according to the latest Commerce Department monthly report. For November 2020, sales of new single-family houses were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 841,000.

Here’s the market breakdown:New-Home Sales: 841,000For-Sale Inventory: 286,000Months’ Supply:  4.1 monthsMedian Price: $335,300

What the Industry’s Saying:“Though the market remains strong, the pace of sales pulled back in November as inventory remains low and affordability concerns persist as builders grapple with a shortage of lots, labor and building materials.”  — Chuck Fowke, Chairman, National Associat ...

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Thursday, January 9, 2020   /   by Ira Miskin

The High Cost Of Renting

Here's an amazing statistic that everyone who is currently renting should strongly consider.  In Metro Atlanta the average monthly cost to rent an apartment or single family home is $1475 per month according to national statistical tracker Attom Data Solutions in their Rental Affordability Report. And more than 57% of us still rent vs. own a home, town home or condo of our own! 
For the same monthly cost you can own a home with a market value of $235,000 purchased with as little as 3.5% down payment with an FHA loan.  As well, for many of us, there are down payment assistance programs that can help you with your down payment. There are also 0% down loans for Veterans and current military, and 0% down FHA loans through the FHA's USDA program.
Additionally there are good Rent-To-Own programs where you can rent a home of your choice, and once you can qualify for a home loan you can buy it a predetermined price.  
Many of us believe home ownership is beyond our . ...

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