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Sun Apr 14, 2013
Thom Abbott answered:
There is also different kinds of Farmer's Markets. But one you might want to check out with an International flair is the Buford Highway Farmer's Market. It's located just North of I-285 on Buford Highway. 9(on our left as you are headed North on Buford Highway)

They have great produce, although I sometimes find it spoils quickly. So I just buy lesser quantities so I don't waste any. They have some great meats, fresh seafood, and then aisles of International items most of which I've never heard of.

Name brand U.S. products are much more expensive than you will find at Publix or a Walmart Super Center.

Buford Highway Farmer's Market -- 5600 Buford Highway, Doraville, GA 30340
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Thu Mar 7, 2013
David Diaz answered:
I would be glad to speak with you and help you find a home. I am available anytime.
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Morgan Campbell answered:
Hello Stephanie! I would love to help you pre-qualify for a mortgage. I will contact my underwriting team and see if there is anyway that we can work around this road block! Which loan program are you interested in applying for?

Morgan Campbell
Mortgage Banker
Envoy Mortgage, Ltd.
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Thu Dec 27, 2012
Michael Hammond answered:
Consider looking in Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Tyrone or Newnan if you want to stay on the SouthSide, Alex, or if you need to be closer to the action without actually living in Buckhead or Midtown, look in my home town and home of the Chik-Fil-A, Hapeville. Please call, text or email if we can provide further assistance. Good Luck!

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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Tricia Stearns answered:
Interesting question, Lori. Based on the market recovering at a modest level, as long as you keep your unit in great condition, price it right, and purchase it at a fair market rate, you should have no trouble selling your home. Remember that it will be your home, which as some great personal satisfaction in that, you will have a tax deduction,could always turn it into rental income property as part of your overall financial portfolio as well. As long as you are buying it right, I see no downsides here.
Good luck and call me if you ever need a professional Realtor!
Tricia Stearns
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Thu Dec 6, 2012
Jolanda Tili answered:
There are a couple of towns in central/north NJ, with affordable housing,good schools and easy access to highways,it depends on your price range ,age of your children and style of the house. I would suggest : Millburn,Short Hills,Livingston,summit,New Providence,Berkeley Heights,,,,,please visits my website you will find a lot of helpfull information.Good luck in your search. ... more
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Fri Nov 30, 2012
Laquita Baez answered:
Depending on income and a few other variables, you may qualify on your own s his credit is a bit low.
Important question, will you be transfering with your employment to GA?
In order to qualify for a loan in GA, i believe you will need to show a number of months of employment here unless transfering with your current employer or will be working in the same line of business.
I am not a mortgage lender, so you may want to contact a lender here in GA to see about your options.
I'd be more than happy to refer lenders to you.

Laquita Baez
Licensed Realtor in GA and NJ
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metrobrokers
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Wed Dec 12, 2012
Phil Rotondo answered:
"Verbals" are not worth the paper they're printed on; so it does not appear she has any case. But we live in a litigious society; so anybody can sue for any reason. If she does, you'll have to consult an attorney. ... more
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Sun Dec 20, 2015
Sherry Bailey answered:
I guess that would all be a matter of personal perspective and my personal favorite is Lake Burton. The scenery there is absolutely breathtaking! However, there are plenty to choose from including Lake Lanier, Lake Allatoona, Lake Hartwell, Carters Lake, and the list keeps going. I would love to help you with your search. Even if it is an area that I'm not familiar with, I will be more than happy to refer you to a great agent who is.
Sherry Bailey
Keller Williams Realty First Atlanta
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Mon Dec 3, 2012
Real estate agents are not allowed to comment on a variety of topics. The Fair Housing Act restricts the information that can be provided by a real estate agent.

Off Limit Topics Include:
- Crime Statistic (including questions about whether a neighborhood is good or bad or safe)
- Demographics
- Environmental Concerns
- Household Income
- Religion
- Schools (including questions about how good or bad the school is)

Determining to the answers to questions on any of the topics listed above is something that you would need to do on your own. It is up to the individual to make their own determination about a specific area. If a real estate agent were to comment on such a thing, it could be steering which is a prohibited act.

Some websites to try include:

Reasons Why A Real Estate Agent Cannot Comment

Rodney Mason, NMLS #151088
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Prospect Mortgage
825 Juniper St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Office: (404) 591-2453
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Laquita Baez answered:
Hi varun821,

Some areas that comes to mind that meets all your criteria is Millburn/Short Hills,
Livingston, Summit, Westfield, and Chatham just to name a few.
With the train stations offering convenient commuting into the city, walkable downtowns or nearby routes with shopping and restaurants, along with the
well ranked schools, you may be able to purchase a fine home that best suits your needs.

To help narrow down your area options, find a Realtor that can give you neighborhood information and you can visit a few homes in each area to get a feel of the type of living each town has to offer.

I'd be more than happy to discuss your options further and give you area information.
Feel free to contact me directly.
Best with finding your dream home!

Laquita Baez
Licensed Realtor in NJ and GA
Weichert Realtors
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Fri Aug 1, 2014
Bruce Ailion answered:
Commuting at 6:30 is certainly less conjested than during 7:00-9:00. Atlanta is not known for easy Commuting at 6:30 is certainly less congested than during 7:00-9:00. Atlanta is not known for easy east-west commuting ease. The average commute is 43-48 minutes so an estimate of 40 minutes is not outrageous. Personally I would prefer Roswell to Lawrenceville but there are attractive choices in Lawrenceville that would cut your commute to 15-20 minutes. This may not be your lifelong job, and may not be your lifelong residence. In that context, the question is are you willing to temporarily make an average commute?

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Tue Jan 29, 2013
Michael Hammond answered:
Cumming is located in a good area for many things, pamtown88, particularly resales. Please consider using the links below to answer specific questions concerning safety, schools, security, etc. Please call, text or email if we can provide further assistance. Good Luck!

Michael Hammond
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Sat Jan 12, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
If you think you know more than the Appraiser, then maybe you should become an Appraiser:

How an Appraisal is made:
Visualize a series of COLUMNS, probably 4 or 5;
The First Column is the SUBJECT HOUSE and the others are COMP's.
Down the page they list FEATURES or FACTORS; such as # Bedrooms, # Baths, House Sqft, Lot Sqft, Fireplace, Pool, Roof, Garage, Fencing. Got it?
Now, in each box created, there will be a VALUE: Lets say the subject house is 915 sqft it would get --- or 0. And the first Comp house has 2500 sqft, it might get -100,000; which means that the house is WORTH $100,000 more because of the square-footage. (It is a negative number because the Selling price of that Comp house was approximately $100,000 more BECAUSE of the square footage and we have to deduct that $100,000 to bring them to equity.) Got it?

Now, lets say that the Subject house has $5,000 worth of new fencing and the Comp house has 25 year old OK fencing.: Then the SUBJECT house would get +5,000 and the Comp. house would get --- or 0.

When you go down the page, and enter everything, you get total Comparative Values on the two houses, which allows for the DIFFERENCES.

The two houses DO NOT have to be literally COMPARABLE, the Appraiser MAKES them comparable using the + and - VALUES.

So the house next door is larger, so what? They made up for that with the values.

Now, if you understand what I just did, then you will understand why;
1.) Two Appraisals can come so close together, and,
2.) Why the Bank will not listen to you about the results.

and in fact I will give you a third;

3.) If you hire your own Appraiser, he will end up with about the same numbers!

I hope I've helped.

Good luck and may God bless
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Mon Nov 19, 2012
Laura A Koons-Boswell answered:

That is a fantastic program and there is also the HUD Good Neighbor Next Door program that could be of great use to you!

My primary area is Buford and my office is right on Hamilton Mill Rd.

Give me a call and let's get started!

Laura Koons, CDPE
Private Realty LLC
Cell (404) 423-7264
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Sun Apr 28, 2013
Real estate agents are not allowed to comment on whether or not a neighborhood is good or bad. That is research that you would need to do on your own. There are a Federal Fair Housing Laws that prohibit that from happening. It is up to the individual to make their own determination about a specific area. Should a real estate agent comment on such a thing, it could be steering which is a prohibited act.

Determining how good or bad a school is, or how crime is, or anything else similar needs to be researched on your own.

Some websites to try include:
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Fri Nov 16, 2012
Lee Taylor answered:
Too many to mention, but I like the 30310 for what you seek - Adair Park, etc.
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Tue Nov 20, 2012
Giovanni Russo answered:
Just google the words crime statistics followed by zip code. For example "crime statistics 30305". You will receive a great return on this search. Trulia even provides this data!!!

Good luck!

Giovanni M. Russo
Real Estate Consultant |
mobile 404.310.9661 | direct 404.604.3936 | fax 404.604.3937
Keller Williams Realty of Buckhead, 2345 Peachtree RD NE, STE A, Atlanta, GA 30305
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Sun Nov 18, 2012
Maria Morrison Heningburg answered:
Great question and you have many wonderful options. South Orange and Maplewood are suburban communities very nearby. Both have walkable downtown areas and quick train access to the Broad Street station. Please feel free to give me a call at 973-698-3308 or email me directly for more insight and information, there are so many facotrs to consider when selecting a community including your lifestyle and whether you are considering buying or renting
Best Regards
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Tue May 7, 2013
Ericka Kay Turner-Cannida answered:
Hello Lexi,

How are you today? Great I hope. There are some Lease to purchase homes out there. When are you looking to move? I will be happy to assist you with all of your Real Estate Goals. If buying is an option that is the BEST thing to do in this Market. I would love to discuss multiple options with you. Also would like to know more about your wants and needs as far as what you are looking for.

Feel Free to give me a call this week and we can talk about finding the BEST place.

Ericka Kay Turner
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