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Monthly Archives: March 2016

    Atlanta among fastest growing metro areas

    By Zana Dillard | March 31, 2016

    The Atlanta metro area grew by more than 255,000 people from 2013 to 2015, making it one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. The population boost is part of an overall pattern of growth in the Sun Belt,according to USA Today. Brookings Institution... Read More

    Curb Appeal: What It Really Is, and Why It Matters

    By Zana Dillard | March 18, 2016

    A great-looking yard and exterior help attract potential buyers, but today’s sellers need to take it a step further. Let’s face it, first impressions matter. We care about how we dress for a job interview, and we spent extra time in front of the mirror before that first date. When it comes to selling a... Read More

    Atlanta housing market sees growth in February

    By Zana Dillard | March 11, 2016

    The Big Peach’s housing market continues to pass 2015’s numbers. The median price for all homes sold in February was $200,250, which is 1 percent higher than the median price in January and 2 percent higher than the median price in February 2015. But prices aren’t the only measure that has seen an upward tick.... Read More

    Atlanta voters approve tax for water, sewer

    By Zana Dillard | March 4, 2016

    Atlanta voters on Tuesday approved the reauthorization of a 1 percent Municipal Option Sales Tax (MOST ) for another four years to help fund water and sewer infrastructure improvements. Mayor Kasim Reed, who promoted the tax in advertisements leading up to Tuesday’s vote, released a statement Tuesday night following the reauthorization. “This ‘yes’ vote will... Read More