Cobb County, GA Real Estate News

By Hank Miller, SRA, Associate Broker & Certified Appraiser
(Ansley Real Estate/Christie's International)
The hangover from the real estate market nonsense of the last couple of years continues. Everyone needs to reacclimate themselves with accurate pricing, contingencies, contract language and the many steps of getting a deal closed. One of the most challenging parts will be appraisals and knowing what happens if the appraisal comes in low.Lenders continue to issue bulletins to appraisers reminding them that the best comps are the most current. In other words, use closed sales that reflect the changing market. Underwriting is also closely evaluating the market conditions form, appraisers are expected to accurately reflect the market, not simply rubber stamp things.What happens if the appraisal comes in low is directly controlled by the parties involved in the contract. Solutions range from...
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By Hank Miller, SRA, Associate Broker & Certified Appraiser
(Ansley Real Estate/Christie's International)
Working both the appraisal and sales side across Greater Atlanta requires us to continuously be in the data. As in it daily, in many cases for hours a day using any one of the ten or so data sources we rely on. Despite the pivot in mid 2022, we're not seeing any influx of listings in the Greater Atlanta real estate market and we don't expect to. Ignore the noise, housing inventory is balanced in the Atlanta area.Home Inventory in Greater AtlantaHere's a month by month look at the number of actives, pendings and solds. This is the 12 county area considered as Greater Atlanta. We see in the chart what we experienced in the field. The late spring-summer '22 market saw a significant influx of listings as sellers exploited their advantage. But they were too late, the sellers during Jan-May k...
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By Hank Miller, SRA, Associate Broker & Certified Appraiser
(Ansley Real Estate/Christie's International)
2023 is upon us. A new year and new quarter, as usual we digest what transpired and look forward in anticipation of what is likely to happen. Despite the continued histrionics from the national media, the Greater Atlanta real estate market is not collapsing and isn’t likely to. This region did not “zoom” up; growth here continues to be steady and driven by solid fundamentals. Multiple sources note this; Greater Atlanta was named the best place to live by Money Magazine in 2022 and the National Association of Realtors forecasts Greater Atlanta to be the top U.S. housing market in 2023. We agree and we’re guiding our clients though the market as it balances.MEDIAN PRICES - 12 COUNTY GREATER ATLANTA MARKETBuyers and sellers respond differently when markets adjust. Buyers tend to react much...
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By Hank Miller, SRA, Associate Broker & Certified Appraiser
(Ansley Real Estate/Christie's International)
Stucco should raise yellow flags with every agent. The experienced ones understand the inherent issues, the inexperienced ones need to learn about them. Moisture and termites can cause the home to rot from inside out, by the time the issue is noticed it's too late. Then there's the stigma from those issues. Some relocation firms prohibit or strongly dissuade transferees from buying them for these reasons. Here's just one video I ended up shooting as it had the perfect combination to ensure disaster. "Renovated", horrible work, moisture, termites and major damage. We start with the stucco nonsense, roll into a wall of termites and top it with obvious water issues....and some agent walked a buyer right into this money pit.The problems with stucco homes should be obvious to any agent repre...
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By Hank Miller, SRA, Associate Broker & Certified Appraiser
(Ansley Real Estate/Christie's International)
"Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see". Edgar Allen Poe had no idea what the future held, this saying needs to be updated. Real estate is one of the most likely arenas to see "tweaks" and "Interpretations" when it comes to presenting homes, to the point that buyers need to ask, is that home listing accurate?Sales is about selling the sizzle. Analysis and counseling is about making recommendations off available data. The collision occurs when we digest real estate listings trying to understand what we have and whether or not a visit is in order. Here. the mission of listing and buyer agents split; listing agents work to get people out to the home. Sprinkle those bread crumbs and whet the appetite. Since you have a few seconds to do it, it better work.Buyer agents review...
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By Melanie Gurley, Solid Source Realty Georgia
(Solid Source Realty Georgia)
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By Melanie Gurley, Solid Source Realty Georgia
(Solid Source Realty Georgia)
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
TO BE BUILT-Brookshire Manor Plan [or choose your own plan] .96 acre private reserve & stream. Class, style, tradition & every creature comfort imaginable! Relax & unwind by the fire in the cozy Hearth Room adjoining the kitchen. The Master Suite earns its name featuring a personal lounging room w/ fireplace, a lavish Master Bath w/ private dressing area, & direct access to the Exercise room. Guests enjoy the privacy of their accommodations, w/ private bath & French doors leading to the wrap porch. A covered side entrance, butler's pantry & art niches added extras that make this home special. Marietta Homes for Sale Follow This Home Homes Close to Where You Work Free Home Values Schedule a Showing/Request Info Presented By: John Thomas Associate BrokereXp Realty770-650-9300Licensed In:...
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
Here is your chance to own the GEM of Marietta! This immaculately maintained and adorned model home offers guests and one lucky buyer an unparalleled experience. You will note the site-finished hardwoods throughout, abundant stonework and millwork, the intuitive design of the open-concept layout, gorgeous chef's kitchen with everything you want and expect along with the endless entertaining possibilities. Located in an exclusive enclave of 40 homes, this friendly, sought after community is close to schools, shopping and is just 15 minutes away downtown Woodstock, Roswell or the Marietta Square! You'll love the finished terrace level with another full bath, plenty of daylight for additional living/entertainment space along with a third gorgeous stone fireplace. Listening to the birds si...
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
A sweeter home you will not find!Wonderful semi-private cul-de-sac fenced lot.Amazing party deck overlooking the wonderful back yard.Updated and upgraded from top to bottom.Brick ranch with a finished terrace level.Step into this wonderful warm and inviting home. Beautiful granite counters, double ovens,hardwood floors are just a few features.Newly remodeled bathrooms with tile floors,new vanities, & too many extras to list.The master bath shower is like you would find in a spa with multiple shower & rain heads.2 large bedrooms in the terrace level with room to grow.The terrace level is just waiting for your full in-law suite or apartment. Lots of room to grow with high ceilings and wide open space. What is your need?Plenty room here. Almost an additional 1000 unfinished ft! The new hi...
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
Beautiful 6 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom three story home located in Marietta. This home sits on a FINISHED basement featuring a bedroom and bathroom, plus an additional kitchen, laundry room, and media room. The main kitchen features black granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Two story living room provides a cozy fireplace and plenty of natural light from all of the windows. The master bedroom features a sitting room and his and her closets. The master bath features his and hers vanities and a large jacuzzi tub. New garage doors, hardwood flooring, and HVAC rebuild in 2018. New landscaping completed in 2019, with trees trimmed in 2020. Marietta Homes for Sale Follow This Home Homes Close to Where You Work Free Home Values Schedule a Showing/Request Info Presented By: Showing ...
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By Jackye Mumphrey, The Real Estate Maven® Atlanta Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Cityside)
                             Happy Anniversary to The Real Estate Maven  So blessed to be in this business. I wouldn't trade it for any other career. Thanks to all who have trusted me to help them over the years. I love what I do; helping people see their potential in real estate. I look forward to contributing to this industry and helping many more clients for years to come. #RealEstateAnniversary #JackyeMumphrey #TheRealEstateMaven #AtlantaRealEstate #AtlantaLuxuryHomes #Mableton #Vinings #Austell #Smyrna #CEO #RealEstate #RealEstateExperience www.TheRealEstateMaven.Net
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Wimberly Wimberly is a new construction 55 & over development by Pulte Homes, located at 2711 Old Lost Mountain Road in Powder Springs.The community will contain more than 100 single family ranch style homes equipped to appeal to buyers in the 55 or better market. Features include 2-4 bedrooms, open concept floor plans designed for entertaining, expansive outdoor living options, attached 2 car garages and level lots.The low maintenance lifestyle means that you can "lock up & go" and not worry about your home. Yard maintenance & trash pick up are included as part of the homeowner's association fees.Living at WimberlyLiving at Wimberly simplifies your life! You are just minutes from shopping and dining as well as community events hosted in Downtown Powder Springs and the historic Marietta...
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By Jackye Mumphrey, The Real Estate Maven® Atlanta Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Cityside)
 Let me know if we have a match. This is my current portfolio of available deals and buyers looking for specific properties in the Atlanta area.Keller Williams Realty Cityside 770-874-6200 office or call direct at 678-929-8330  
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By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
 Beautiful Norman floor plan in upscale One Vinings Mountain located on the 6th floor. This unit offers floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views to the beautifully landscaped garden area and grill pavilion . Come home to elegance and the extras of luxury condominium living including upgrades as a den, stainless appliances, hardwood floors in the kitchen, living and dining room, lush carpet in both bedrooms, granite finishes in the kitchen and master bath, a coveted climate-controlled storage unit included, and a spacious open floor plan. Located in Cobb County, it offers one of the most favorable property tax rates in all of Atlanta. One Vinings Mountain is classic luxury accentuated by an extraordinary location and outstanding amenities. Come see this spectacular property at One V...
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
Location,Location,Location!Fantastic East Cobb with top schools.Amazing custom upgraded home.Traditional with the beautiful "Farm Style" elegance.Designer kitchen.All rooms large.Too many extras to list.Not too late for buyers to choose their personal selections.Pick your own paint colors and customize this home to your wants and needs!This is a beautiful 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath home.Beautiful hardwoods throughout.Everything top shelf top to bottom. Privacy fence to wrap the large level back yard.Amazing covered porch.Soooo many extras.Call Traci for your private showing Marietta Homes for Sale Follow This Home Homes Close to Where You Work Free Home Values Schedule a Showing/Request Info Presented By: Showing Agent: John Thomas Associate Broker eXp Realty 770-650-9300 Licensed In: GA Lice...
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
Gorgeous 4 sided brick home in well established East Cobb community. Highly desirable master-on-main open concept floor plan! Main floor features soaring ceilings and tons of natural light. Formal dining room as well as a huge eat-in kitchen area. Kitchen complete with granite countertops, double wall ovens, and gas cooktop. Master boasts a full-sized sitting area, separate his and hers walk-in closets, generously sized en-suite bath with jetted tub, separate shower and double vanities. 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths upstairs off balcony style hallway. Full finished basement offers additional large bedroom, full bath, 2 bonus/Flex rooms, as well as a media room/den with full bar area! Covered rocking chair front porch and multitude of outdoor spaces to enjoy in the back including large sc...
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
Walk to historic Marietta Square!! Wide open floor plan, including an elevator! Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, double ovens, wine rack & wine cooler, and quartz counters! Large Master Suite with incredible expansive deck. The Master bath has a free-standing tub and a separate shower. The finished basement includes a huge rec room, full bath, mudroom, and a wine cellar room. Covered and screened porch on the side of the home off the main living level and covered porches on the front of this beautiful home! Custom Built! Move-in ready! Marietta Homes for Sale Follow This Home Homes Close to Where You Work Free Home Values Schedule a Showing/Request Info Presented By: Showing Agent: John Thomas Associate Broker eXp Realty 770-650-9300 License #: 179339  
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By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
2950 Mount Wilkinson Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA 30339  Beautiful Dellwood floor plan in fabulous One Vinings Mountain located on the 4th floor. This corner unit offers wrap around floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views to the beautifully landscaped garden area and grill cabana. Come home to elegance and the extras of luxury condominium living including upgraded stainless appliances, hardwood floors in the kitchen, living and dining room, lush carpet in both bedrooms, granite finishes in the kitchen and master bath, two private balconies and a spacious open floor plan. Located in Cobb County, it offers one of the most  favorable property tax rate in all of Atlanta. One Vinings Mountain is classic luxury accentuated by an extraordinary location and outstanding amenities. Come see this...
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