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Terrific Thursdays!

Terrific Thursdays!

Decatur has long billed itself as “Your Mallternative.” Their goal is to get you to shop local & stay away from those pesky big box stores. Every year, starting the 1st Thurs in November & running through Christmas, they have Terrific Thursdays. All the local businesses group together, stay open late, serve snacks & beverages […]

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Landlord tenant law

We are spending the day in a seminar about landlord-tenant law. We are the only attendees that are not lawyers. Lucky us, we have a roomful of free legal advice. Stacy and I have always strived to go above and beyond our required continuing education. Today our focus is adding to our current processes and […]

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DeKalb County Foreclosure Registration

DeKalb County Foreclosure Registration

Once a home is foreclosed upon it is often very difficult to hunt down the owner or who is ultimately responsible for maintaining the home. As of November 1st, the DeKalb County Foreclosure Registry that was passed by the county commissioners back in July is in effect. The registry requires all foreclosed properties be registered […]

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Tom Turkey

Tom Turkey

Ok, so Tom is not technically a chicken, but he said this is HIS month & I have to say, I agree. Here are some little known facts about turkeys that you might use to impress your friends: 1. The turkey is one of the most famous birds in North America.  In fact, Benjamin Franklin […]

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Thawing the freeze in foreclosures

Thawing the freeze in foreclosures

I’ve had several calls in the past week asking me to clarify all the chatter in the news about freezing foreclosures. There have been allegations that lenders repossessed homes without using proper procedures and verifying documents. Home loans get bought and sold regularly. Years ago there was an electronic system, known as MERS, in place […]

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Alice

Alice

Alice is a Silver Laced Wyandotte whose interests include long, free-range walks in the backyard, eating meal worms & pecking inferior hens. Dislikes:people who eat chicken. (Can’t blame her for that!) Turn ons: cracked corn & fresh greens. Turn offs: roosters with small combs or thinning feathers.

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Methane gas

Methane gas

Last week my husband called me while he was on his way into work and said there were police, fire, gas trucks and the EPA out in front of the Urban Loft townhomes on Maynard Terrace.  My initial thought was that maybe they found a meth lab. Good news is that I was wrong. However, […]

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2010 Strut

I have lived in East Atlanta for 11 years.  In those years I have rarely missed a strut. The Strut it is our Village’s annual festival. The streets are closed down to traffic and instead filled with artist booths, food vendors and music stages. This year it was icky hot, we hopped on our bikes […]

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New Technology!

Mindy & I are always are always on the lookout for new technology that will not only make us stand apart from the competition, but make our Client’s lives easier & the transaction as stress free as possible. We also work with a lot of investors, many of whom are out of state. These investors […]

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