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By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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I don't know why, but I was reminded this morning about two very different people, one quote from both, and how cheap sex is like real estate success... for some.  Back when I first got into real erstate, a local "power agent" told me that the goal was to list as many properties as possible.  She...

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How a child is taught to ride a bicycle may influence how they succeed in life. When you were taught to ride a bicycle, everyone I know did eventually learn to ride; but not without falling over several times (In my case more than several).  I have seen parents teaching their child to ride and wh...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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Just in the last few days I have highlighted a couple of Buyer Programs that are currently available.  I have also hit a couple of others in the last few weeks... there are a lot of programs out there to spur buyer attention! photo credit: pfala If you are a buyer, especially one that doesn't hav...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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Image via Wikipedia Have you heard of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Georgia Dream NSP Purchase Plan? In effect it can provide $14,000 to qualified buyers of qualified properties that can be used as down payment or for re-hab of the purchased property.  And, if the buyer is a First ...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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Seriously!  I actually was going to write about this yesterday, but didn't want to release something this important on April Fool's Day...  Because this is NO JOKE.  HUD has a $100 Down Payment Program that is available on specific homes and through specific lenders.  I have one of those lenders ...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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A few years ago, Neal Boortz, an Atlanta Radio Talk Show Host and legend (in his own mind if no other) brought to light a something VERY important. He informed the population of Atlanta that the city's water supply had thousands of tons of a compound called "Dihydrogen Monoxide." The water supply...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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I have a really cool tool called the Client Gateway that I deploy for my buyers.  It builds a web site for them with the new listings that meet their needs. I was doing some maintenance today, checking for messages in the Gateways of a few buyers and seeing if I needed to get further information ...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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It has been pretty well publicized, but I thought I would toss it out there again...  There is an $8,000 tax credit available for 'first time home buyers.'  Here are a few facts about the program... A First Time Home Buyer is defined as someone that hasn't owned a home in the last three years. Th...

By Tim Maitski, Truth, Excellence and a Good Deal
(Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage)
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The Lilburn area average home sales price has broken down significantly over the past year. The number of sales had been going down quite a bit also but year over year they haven't changed much. Total days on market went up to 123.  The sales price to original list price ratio continues to drop d...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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Spending a lot of time with buyers can teach an agent a few things that are useful when listing property... So, here are the top 5 great ways for a seller to tell a buyer to move on and not consider their house.  In no particular order: Require 24 hours advance notice for showings. Many times... ...

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 The following is some great information on the Temperature Pressure Relief values on your water heater from InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors) website www.internachi.org TPR Valves and Discharge Piping by Nick Gromicko, Rob London and Kenton Shepard     TPR (temp...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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Lilburn had a nice website... it was fairly simple to navigate... better than most of the local municipalities.  But it has been over-hauled lately.  And it looks great.  Whether you are looking for information about upcoming events, information about City of Lilburn services or you need to know ...

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In the United States House of Representatives today they are trying to throwout the Rule of Law over the Congress' embarrassment.  What embarrassment? The AIG bonuses. I know the emotional response for this is it is wrong, wrong, wrong!  BUT the question is What Laws have been broken? NONE.  AIG ...

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When you compare the President's Tax plan to the FairTax it is very hard to imagine anyone not picking the FairTax.  But when you talk to people about the FairTax they have only heard of the 23% sales tax and they have been misled about what that really means.  They have been told that the 23% sa...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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Well, LaneBailey.com made it to the first round of the VAR National Blog Brawl.  Now the hard part starts... the brackets.  We need EVERYONE to go to VAR Buzz and vote for LaneBailey.com in Zone 4.  There are some GREAT blogs in the field, and it is going to be hard work going up against them.  W...

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What are the bare bone areas that the Federal Government should involved in?  The basics we want them working on with the taxes they take from us.   Defense -Most people when asked where their freedoms come from they will always say the Constitution; but without flesh and blood standing in front...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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Fast forward to the last line of this post and you will see me swallow my foot... Leading indicators v. Trailing indicators I didn't think Atlanta values would drop more than a couple of points... if that.  Well... 20% later, and there is no way for me to spin it otherwise... I was wrong.  I real...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
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The March Market Report, looking at preliminary numbers for February, and solid numbers for January is now out on LilburnDwellings.com.  If nothing else, I have to say that we live in a dynamic market.  But, we really need to see what March through May holds.  We probably won't have a good handle...

By Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy
(Century 21 Results Realty)
Comments 2
I need to do some chainsawing in the yard.  There is brush to be cleared and trees to trim.  Unfortunately, my chainsaw doesn't really want to do any work right now.  It needs two basic ingredients... fuel and fire. The real estate market is similar.  There are two ingredients, fuel (sellers/list...

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Honoring Who?  The 80%? Who are the 80%?  80% of all the servicemen and women who have died serving their country were part of the Infantry... And on June 19, 2009 the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center is Scheduled to open to the public. The museum's collection valued at over $30 milli...

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