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Monthly Archives: July 2017

    Hidden Costs of Homeownership: See Inside How And What You Spend On

    By Zana Dillard | July 31, 2017

    Prepare yourself by knowing the less-obvious costs of owning a home. Insurance, maintenance and more add up faster than you think. Buyers too often focus on a home’s list price or mortgage payment to determine what they can afford. However, the numerous less-obvious costs associated with homeownership can affect the monthly bottom line. To help... Read More

    Atlanta Real Estate Market Update: June

    By Zana Dillard | July 19, 2017

    Demand: June residential sales were at 5,974, a decrease of 2.0% from the previous year. Price: Average and median sales prices continue to gain traction and outpace 2016’s figures, with positive gains. The median sales price in June was $267,000, an increase of 6.8% from last June. The average sales price was $327,000, up 6.5% from the... Read More

    Mortgage Rates Fall to Lows for 2017

    By Zana Dillard | July 7, 2017

    iStock Mortgage rates declined last week to their lowest level in 2017, a move that could help fuel buyer demand at a time when the supply of homes already is under strain. The rate for a 30-year mortgage fell to 3.88% in the week ended Thursday, down from a week earlier when it averaged 3.9%.... Read More