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Monthly Archives: February 2016

    So What’s Behind the Explosion of Mortgage Refinancing?

    By Zana Dillard | February 26, 2016

    Mortgage applications are up, up, up, as homeowners try to save some of their hard-earned cash through refinancing their loans. The number of mortgage loan applications surged 8.2% last week over the first week of the month, as interest rates fell on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages to lows between 3.74% and 3.83%, according to the Mortgage... Read More

    Prepare Your Home Now If You Plan to Sell It This Spring

    By Zana Dillard | February 22, 2016

    Put these four tasks on your to-do list for a quick and painless sale. Selling a home doesn’t happen overnight. To maximize your sale price, stand out from the competition and sell quickly, your home needs to go on the market in tip-top condition. You only get one chance to make a good first impression... Read More

    Inside Atlanta’s hottest neighborhoods of 2016

    By Zana Dillard | February 13, 2016

    It’s all about the West End in 2016. According to Seattle-based residential real estate brokerage Redfin Corp., Atlanta’s West End neighborhood is the most sought after neighborhood in the city. Enlarge “Real estate pioneers are flocking to West End because it’s in a great location, situated on the Weside Trail with plenty of green space,... Read More

    Atlanta America’s No. 1 moving destination, again

    By Zana Dillard | February 5, 2016

    For the sixth year in a row, Atlanta topped the list of the country’s top 10 moving destinations on Reading, Pa.-based Penske Truck Leasing Co.’s annual compilation. The company created its list based on requests for one-way moves in 2015. Penske noted its list supports new census data from January 2016 that shows the trend... Read More