East Cobb Market Report August 2021

Here is another look at the number active listings of East Cobb single family homes by month and year. Think of active listings as a flow. New listings are coming into the system and closed sales are flowing out. The data is captured at the end of each month. However, the most recent month I…

East Cobb Market Report July 2021

When you look at the chart below, you begin to see what the news has been all about. Seeing national numbers is not as impactful as looking at your own community. This chart below only includes single family homes listed in East Cobb. We are eagerly awaiting the numbers for August. If this trend keeps…

Pricing a House Correctly Still Matters….even in a Hot Market!

Dorsey Alston posted a blog recently that provides insight into each of the local markets in the Atlanta area. I am happy to share in this posting of my blog. Dorsey Alston compared the month-to-month data from May 2020 to May 2021 and found the number of days a home for sale stays on the…

Bridge Closed – Go Around! Ugh….

Willeo Bridge over Willeo Creek Closed! It’s going to be inconvenient for the next few months for those of us who need to cross over Willeo Bridge located near the roundabout near Willeo, Lower Roswell and Timber Ridge Roads. The old bridge built in 1960 will be replaced. The joint venture with Cobb County and…

Atlanta Real Estate’s Surprise Boom …A Look Back at 2020!

East Cobb Market Insider Report The Covid-19 pandemic upended our habits and our rhythms. The shocking shutdown due to this global pandemic in March kept many sellers on the sidelines. Brokers and agents were not sure what would happen when everything skidded to a halt on Friday March 13th 2020. More than ever, we all…

East Cobb Market Update

East Cobb Market Report shows sales price up and average days to sell down from last year.

Savvy Seller Winning in 2020

This gorgeous home located in the popular Waterford Green subdivision sold in late September. With 0 days on market, excellent price, and a quick close of just 32 days, you might think what an easy sale for the seller. True, it was about as uncomplicated as it comes with home sales…but there is more to…

Feeling badly about letting go of household items…DON’T

Got too many useful household items, too much useful furniture, but it’s not useful to you any longer? Feeling badly about getting rid of it….DON’T. Donate to charity. Your donation may mean the world to someone in need. I work with lots of home sellers and buyers who have been in the same home for…

Maximum Conforming Loan limit hits $510,000 in 2020!

Big news for mortgages! The Federal Housing Finance Agency recently announced that it is raising the conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In most of the U.S., the 2020 maximum conforming loan limit will be raised to $510,400, up from 2019’s level of $484,350. This marks the fourth straight year that the…

Walton High Drama Presents Matilda!

Here is a quote from the star, Shelby Holihan, who is playing Matilda: “I love playing Matilda because she is such a fun character and I have loved learning how to do a British accent! My favorite thing about the show is the music. The songs are so fun and catchy!”  Allison Dobo, Technical Director…