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FOR LEASE: All Brick Home in Jefferson Park, East Point

Watch Out for Streetcars!

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While not yet open to the public, the Atlanta Streetcar began running in traffic earlier this week. They are currently training streetcar operators along the system’s 2.7 mile loop. The hours of training will vary from day to day in order to give the operators familiarity with all traffic situations. Trains will be on the street during the days and times outlined below and will continue until opening day: Mon, Oct 27: 6:00 pm to 4:00 am Tue, Oct 28: 6:00 pm to 4:00 am Wed, Oct 29: 1:00 pm to 11:00 pm Thu, Oct 30: 1:00 pm to 11:00 Continue reading

This Week’s Mortgage Update

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Here are the 6 most important things you need to know from the Mortgage World this Week courtesy of our friends at Shelter Mortgage: The Federal Reserve is winding down QE3 this week. The third round of the Fed’s bond purchase program has been instrumental in keeping rates down over the last two years but its purpose has been fulfilled. QE3 helped stabilize the housing market and indirectly lifted consumer confidence, lowered the unemployment rate, and gave rise to the stock market. Allowing the program to expire shows the Fed’s confidence in the economy. According to the Atlanta Board of Continue reading

This Week’s Mortgage Update

Here are the 6 most important things you need to know from the Mortgage World this Week courtesy of our friends at Shelter Mortgage: The USDA Rural Housing loan program is temporarily out of funding. This seems to be an annual tradition at the beginning of each government fiscal year and should be remedied soon. In the meantime, lenders can continue to take applications and issue approvals but can’t close until the government approves a new round of funding for the program.   Minutes released last week from the Sept 17 Fed Meeting indicate that the Fed plans to keep Continue reading

FOR LEASE: All Brick Home in Jefferson Park, East Point

1006 Winburn Drive Jefferson Park East Point GA - 01 Front Exterior

Very Large house well appointed on 3/4 acre lot. Entry foyer with hardwood floors, separate living with fireplace, separate dining room, sun room, spacious eat-in kitchen, mud room, family room/den with two bedrooms and bathroom on the main. Two larger, carpeted bedrooms with bath upstairs. Basement with interior & exterior access, storage, workshop and laundry area. Detached one car garage with extra parking space. The back yard is divided into several distinct areas including side-yard and wooded far back yard. So much living space in fabulous neighborhood 1006 Winburn Drive, East Point, Georgia 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1-Car Continue reading

Atlanta Streetcar Safety

View Mobile Version of this Video TripSmarter.Com Travel Videos In just a few short weeks, the Atlanta Streetcar will be fully up and running. In preparation for streetcars traveling our city streets along side pedestrians, motorists and bicyclists; the Atlanta Streetcar has released the following safety tips. All these, and more, may be found on the Atlanta Streetcar Website. Pedestrians The Atlanta Streetcars are big, beautiful, and powered by an overhead electrical system – which means they are very quiet when operating. Stay alert and be aware of your surroundings when near streetcar tracks and intersections – always STOP, LOOK, Continue reading

Just Listed: Colonial Hills, East Point

2247 Newnan St, Colonial Hills, East Point, GA - Home for Sale 01

Updated Bungalow in Pedestrian Friendly Colonial Hills Neighborhood less than one mile away from Fort McPherson Redevelopment District, Future Tyler Perry Studios & Lakewood MARTA Station. Beautiful outdoor spaces with picket fence and porch in the front with deck and privacy fence in the back. Hardwood floors in Living & Dining Rooms with comfortable carpet in the bedrooms. Large eat-in kitchen with warm stained cabinets, all appliances remain. Washer & Dryer connections conveniently located in hallway between bedrooms. Master bedroom complete with on-suite bath. 2247 Newnan Street, Colonial Hills, East Point, GA 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Off-Street Parking Continue reading

7-DAY AUCTION | 3 Bed, 2 Bath in East Point, GA | Bidding Starts at Just $30,000

MAKE A BID NOW AT HUBZU.COM MAKE A BID NOW AT HUBZU.COM Great first-time fixer-upper well-appointed up on a hill above street level. Beautiful hardwood floors, mid-century built-in bookcase and neutral hexagon tile floor in bathroom. Perfect for the investor who wants home with some mid-century touches and character. Full of light, third bedroom features extra-large window configuration. Laundry has been relocated from carport to kitchen, allowing for great storage area just outside kitchen. Fenced yard. Some electrical and plumbing upgrades needed, Cash Only, will not meet FHA/Lender requirements. 2353 Old Colony Road, East Point, GA 30344 3 Bedrooms | Continue reading

This Week’s Mortgage Update

Shelter Morgage

Here are the 6 most important things you need to know from the Mortgage World this Week courtesy of our friends at Shelter Mortgage: The Goldilocks Lender. Shelter is not a small broker with little control of the loan process nor a big bank with rigid restrictions. Rather, we are just the right size to get things done and provide the very highest level of service to you and your clients! The impressive streak of six straight months of job gains above 200k ended in August. Against a consensus forecast of 225k jobs, the economy added just 142k jobs in Continue reading

SOLD! Beautiful Colonial Hills Home

1468 Hawthorne Way Colonial Hills East Point GA - 01 Front Exterior

Wow, Unbelievable home in charming Colonial Hills Neighborhood! Just steps away from Lakewood Marta and new Ft McPherson Redevelopment Zone. Open first level floor plan, including living room, dining, and kitchen. Relaxing screened porch just off the living room. Spacious first floor master with walk-in closet, double vanity bath with jetted tub. Three additional bedrooms upstairs with second bath. Large deck off kitchen overlooks low-maintenance, fenced yard. 1468 Hawthorne Way, Colonial Hills, East Point, GA 4 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms | Off Street Parking | Fenced Yard Sale Price: $114,500

This Week’s Mortgage Update

Here are the 6 most important things you need to know from the Mortgage World this Week courtesy of our friends at Shelter Mortgage: FICO, the innovator of modern day credit scoring, has announced the latest version of its scoring model due out this fall will downgrade the impact of medical collections. The logic is that medical collections are not as intentional as other types of collections and should not be given as much weight. The more medical collections that show on one’s credit report, the more favorable the impact will be to one’s credit score. July Existing Home Sales Continue reading