Ownership

Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts

We’re currently in the longest economic recovery in U.S. history. That has caused some to ask experts to project when the next economic slowdown (recession) could occur. Two years ago, 67% of the economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for the Economic Forecasting Survey predicted we would have a recession no later than the end of this […]

Bill | Jan 30, 2020

Should You Use Your Equity to Move Up?

That is a very good question that we are seeing a lot lately now that the majority of Atlanta homeowners have substantial equity. We have had several clients that have been able to sell their current home/condo, get something nicer, and pay off their mortgage years sooner than before with the same monthly payment! There […]

Bill | Oct 21, 2019

MidtownREAL

Join us for Midtown REAL Come have a bite and a beverage on us and get REAL answers to your real estate questions with no pressure, no gimmicks, just fun! Who are we? We are a group of leading real estate industry professionals that are dedicated to providing you with the information you need in […]

Bill | Oct 3, 2019

4 Tips to Improve Your Home and Save on Your Energy Bill

As hot as it has been this can save you $$$$ As a homeowner, it’s important to keep your home running efficiently, not only to save money, but also to help the environment thrive. October 2nd is Energy Efficiency Day, a perfect time to think about making some key upgrades that will improve the efficiency of your home. […]

Bill | Oct 3, 2019

What is a “iBuyer?” – Is It a Good Deal?

Bill Forrest of Forrest & Company talks about What is a “iBuyer?” with our experience and examples from OpenDoor, OfferPad & Knock. For more information about how we are different as a real estate team/firm, check out More.ForrestATL.com. Here is a study that backs up Bill experiences with iBuyers: iBuyers cost sellers up to 15% […]

Bill | Aug 12, 2019

Whats New in the Marketplace

Spring has sprung and we are deep into the high buying season some interesting trends have emerged: Unexpected Drop in Interest Rates This was a very pleasant surprise for most of us in the industry as it increased the buying power for a lot of prospective home buyers. This allowed for many to move up […]

Bill | Apr 25, 2019

Do You Need to File for a Homestead Exemption?

Last Year Did You: Purchase a Primary Residence? Turn 62? Turn 65? Become Disabled? If So, You Need To File for a Homestead Exemption to Save Major $$$$$ on Property Taxes! A homestead exemption is a reduction in homeowners’ property taxes of their primary residence. You cannot file for homestead exemption on rental property, vacant […]

Bill | Jan 9, 2019