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Different methods and tips on how to sell a house in Atlanta

How to sell a house in Atlanta: Do the math first When you are considering the sale of your Atlanta house, before anything else, it’s helpful to get a rough estimate of the financial aspects of the sale. How much of an outstanding mortgage do you have? How much will it cost to sell the […]

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Accepting a cash offer on your house is a personal decision that has both pros and cons.

Getting a cash offer on a house in Atlanta is probably more common than you think. In the sometimes-frenzied world of Atlanta real estate, cash-for-houses offers are becoming increasingly common. Cash buyers include investors, the wealthy, people with significant savings, and those who have recently sold their property. According to Bloomberg, “In Atlanta, about […]

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How to find your property lines in Atlanta

How to find your property lines  When you are selling your home, a property line dispute could disrupt your home sale. That means it's important to know exactly where your property begins and ends, and you may need a property line survey. If you try to sell your house and the boundary line is […]

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What to know when selling a house “as is” in Atlanta

Sell your Atlanta house “as is.” Selling a house can be hard enough, but it becomes even more difficult when you are trying to sell a house that needs repairs. You may decide that you want to sell "as is" to skip paying for home improvements, dealing with concessions, or haggling with buyers. Whatever […]

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Atlanta housing code violations

What are housing code violations? Are you selling your house, but you’re worried about code compliance? Housing codes are rules set by the government to ensure safety for both the homeowner and the community. A code violation occurs when your property doesn't meet the set guidelines for how buildings should be maintained. There can […]

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Can an executor sell a house in Georgia if all heirs aren’t in agreement?

What is an executor and what are their duties?  When a person dies in Georgia, an executor, or personal representative, is elected by the heirs, appointed by the court, or named in the will. In Georgia, the qualifications to be an executor are that the person is over 18 years old and of sound mind. […]

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4 tips to deal with an abandoned house in Atlanta

What to do about an abandoned house  Handling an abandoned house in Atlanta can be a big challenge. These neglected properties often come with a lot of problems, from structural damage to squatters. Vacant houses can attract crime, create health hazards, and really hurt your property value. If there is an abandoned house in […]

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Remodeling projects that require a permit in Atlanta

Home renovations can increase the value of your house. Updating your house or giving an older house a facelift before putting it on the market can increase the value of your house and result in higher profits when you sell. However, if you are planning a major renovation, it’s important to be aware of […]

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Paperwork for selling a house without a real estate agent in Atlanta

How can you sell a house without a real estate agent? When it comes to selling a house directly in Atlanta without the help of a real estate agent, you will be assuming all the duties and responsibilities that an agent would have, without having the training or office support that an agent has. […]

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What is a non-judicial foreclosure?

A non-judicial foreclosure occurs when a borrower misses mortgage payments and the lender reclaims the house to sell. Generally, there is a “power of sale” clause in a mortgage contract that allows the lender to sell a property to recover what’s left of the loan amount, if the borrower gets behind on payments. The difference […]

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