There are 3 blog entries for July 2012.
Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 2:42pm. 978 Views, 0 Comments.
Earlier this summer my wife and I decided to sell our home in Buckhead. We had purchased the home 3 years earlier and completed a significant renovation. I have been selling real estate in Atlanta for over 8 years now, but it just so happens that this was my first personal residence that I have ever put on the open market (previous properties have been kept as rentals or traded).
I know exactly what sellers must do to successfully sell their home, but my sellers do not always follow my advice. Now I had a test in front of me....would I follow my own advice (even the painful parts), or would I rationalize why my home was "different" and should sell for more than all of the other homes on the market?
Well, following my own advice worked! I sold my…
Friday, July 13th, 2012 at 2:39pm. 840 Views, 0 Comments.
We are half way through 2012 and there is already great news for Atlanta and Hirsh Real Estate Specialists. Inventory is dropping, mortgage rates remain at all time lows and Hirsh is receiving both local and national recognition for achievements in real estate.
According to a recent USA Today article, of 18 major markets in the United States, 10 had less than a 3 month supply of homes which is incredibly low. While Atlanta's supply is closer to a 6 month supply, the same article noted that the North Atlanta market has seen a 36% drop in inventory since this time last year.
This is actually causing bidding wars among multiple buyers in some areas and as a result prices are starting to rise in those same markets. I wrote a blog in…
Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 12:38pm. 600 Views, 0 Comments.
Yes, I did title this post in the third person. Last week the Atlanta Business Chronicle wrote a glowing half-page article about my work in Atlanta real estate over the past 8+ years. It certainly is a positive piece, highlighting the importance of trust between a Realtor and their clients.
Thanks to ABC for the great coverage and to my clients who were interviewed for the story! See the full article below: