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Home Buying in 30092 : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Dec 16, 2014
Cottell Cooper answered:

The best place to look would be the County website under Down Payment Assistance programs, contact a local realtor who work with first time homebuyers, or visit my website

It's great your looking early, I have a notification system that can help you with your search. You might have to meet some requirements, get a clear understanding on how to move foward with the buying process before you place an offer.

Cottell Cooper, Real Estate Consultant
BHGRE Metro Brokers
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Fri Jan 3, 2014
Hank Miller answered:
I've sold many homes in here and appraised many others. The community predated the boom and when that boom hit many buyers in the price point went with new options. This and many other communities like it (Sweet Bottom, St Ives, CC of the South, Sugarloaf to name a few) took heavy value hits. During the crash many of these owners were over extended so there was a presence of distressed homes in all.

I ran data for the community as an appraiser will - median proces are off from highs, things seem to have settled since 01/12 and medians seem to be around 450+-. I wouldn't expect any major increases any time soon, these homes are aged and in need of updating. Even then, they will have a tough time competing with newer homes. Good lots and location though.

As far as schools and the area, there is definately a wide mix of median values anmd demographics. I don't know many buyers - if any - telling me that must be in these schools.

The data speaks for itself - all depends on what you're looking for. I know the area and community very well, my site is below if I can offer further help -

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Mon Nov 11, 2013
Sandy Thacker answered:
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Sandy Thacker answered:
I am happy to refer you to an agent that can help you with both searches. No hourly fee required.
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Tue Feb 16, 2010
Chuck Green answered:

I'm glad this home fits the basic criteria for you and your wife, but now is the time to separate your emotions from this buying decision as it could cost you dearly in the short and long term. If you do not have a Realtor representing you ( I feel that you do not ) get one hired and let them discuss this home with the selling agent (you need to stop talking with her) and get you the data needed to make a buying decision. Sounds like you are being played by a very good sales woman at this point. She will not provide you any documentation to support her statements and you should not expect any. If you do not have a comfort level on pricing when hiring a realtor then, as we have all said to this point get an appraisal on the property either prior to making an offer or as a part of the contengencies within your offer. ... more
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Thu Jul 3, 2008
James Dudley answered:

Here is the link to the home you asked about in Avala and the other listing available in the subdivision.

I also have the original price paid by the seller in 2005. Feel free to contact me regarding this information.

I have a home listed in Suwanee that is very similar in style. This home has been updated and has a fantastic kitchen and lot. I have provided the link to this home below if you are interested.

James Dudley
ERA Sunrise Realty
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Wed Jul 2, 2008
Bob Engert answered:
Victoria Lynn,

I closed 5801 Norfolk Chase Road in Westchase Commons on 2/28. My clients originally considered Kedron Falls, but we ended up with a better deal in Westchase Commons. All tod, about a $60,000 better deal! Our closed price was $296,370. And that's a basement unit!

If you'd like some help, I'm sure this deal could be repeated. I'll certainly try my best for you!
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