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Is residential real estate heading for another bubble?

You can Listen to my latest podcast here: Heading for another bubble? As you can see here on several recent ongoing discussions about Bubble or No Bubble……this topic doesn’t have any consensus…. Housing market is headed for a slowdown say … Continue reading

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Problems with PEX plumbing?

Link to my Podcast on the subject: Problems with PEX Plumbing Even though lead pipes were used and researcher found elevated levels of lead in Roman water levels, some research has revealed it wasn’t the main cause of the demise … Continue reading

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Real Estate Crimes including Mortgage Fraud and other Scumbags

Listen to my podcast on this subject: Real estate crimes and other scumbags Texas Officials Stop ‘Fraudulent Real Estate Deal’ By Registered Sex Offender Barbara George Trial for former Coolidge real estate agent set in October Potential Scumbag? – Broker … Continue reading

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2021 News from Access Brokerage, Inc. Real Estate Services

2021 Real Estate News (Don’t forget to review 2020 posts of Real Estate News that still is relevant today! Home flipper profits are down, but activity grows What are my options if my new house turns out to be a … Continue reading

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2020 Real Estate News

(Note: This page is continuously updated with relevant news throughout the year.) Liens Against Your Home – In addition to the mortgage(s) lien(s), a property tax, income tax, and unpaid HOA dues lien that could be filed against the value … Continue reading

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Housing Market in Atlanta, Georgia to Keep Climbing into 2020

Listen here for my podcast on this subject blog post. Highlights from this Home Buying Institute (HBI) housing report: Home prices in Atlanta increased steadily over the past few years. Forecast for Atlanta housing market – more gains for 2020. … Continue reading

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Real estate scams

Listen here to my podcast about this topic. The main real estate scams I’m familiar with are: Ponzi scams: Ponzi is basically collecting money in a promise for higher rates of returns than normal. Usually, agents, brokers, developers, or others … Continue reading

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Residential Home Warranties

Listen to my podcast on the subject of home warranties. A Home Warranty is really “home maintenance” insurance policy. Home Warranty Companies “issue” home warranty policies. These specialized “insurers” charge an annual fee for the “coverage”, and offer service call … Continue reading

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Real estate transfer taxes – taxes on residential home sales transactions by state and local governments

Listen to my podcast here about Transfer Taxes spreading through the United States and possibly through Georgia. Update: 10-12-2019: What is a ‘transfer tax’ and other real estate questions answered This is a renewed topic from my previous 2013 blog … Continue reading

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Office of Georgia Insurance & Safety Fire Commissioner

Listen to my podcast on this subject. The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner licenses and regulates insurance companies; ensures that insurance rates, rules, and forms comply with state law; investigates suspicions of insurance fraud; and conducts inspections of … Continue reading

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