Every industry has a certain rhythm to it, and things are no different in real estate. Each year brings with it a series of fairly predictable rises and drops in average sales. Specifically, year over year spring brings a peak in average listing price. If you plan to sell or buy a home, it’s important to understand why that is. Continue Reading
Home is our refuge from the stress and activity of the outside world, so when choosing your next house, consider the amenities and features that will make you sink back, relax and enjoy your own private oasis. Read below for some of the most requested and well-loved features offered by Beacham homes. Continue Reading
Knowledge is power. That’s why before you make a move on any home, you should be as informed as possible. Online real estate listings are often riddled with inaccuracies, and banks and homeowners selling houses may withhold information, whether deliberately or by mistake. Working with a trusted realtor will help you get the answers you need about the home.
Not sure what to ask? Read below for some key questions to ask your realtor when buying a home. Continue Reading
Spring is fast approaching, and with it comes high hopes for fresh beginnings and clean homes. Spring cleaning can be beneficial for a number of reasons. Not only does it protect your important investment and standard of living, but it also boosts pride in home ownership and can even be a source of stress relief. Get a jump on Spring cleaning this year with these easy steps. Continue Reading
Atlanta is home to many great public and private schools, some of which are recognized nationally for their outstanding results, student/teacher ratio and exceptionally high overall grade point averages.
It’s no secret that property values are connected to neighborhood school performance, so keep this list of top-ranking schools in Atlanta in mind as you search for your next home in the metro area. Continue Reading
The President is saying it, the economy is signalling toward it and now Beacham & Company is telling you that things are looking up for 2015. Of course, we are specifically speaking of the Atlanta real estate market. After examining our research from 2014 and the housing trends that occurred, we know that positive change is coming in 2015. This year bring more listings, home price moderation and a rise in sales for the first time in four years. Continue Reading
When is the best time to list your home?
You may have heard the spring is the best time to list your home because then you can take advantage of “the spring market.” On the other hand, have you ever thought about how far in advance spring home buyers start researching new homes? Continue Reading
Filing for a Homestead Exemption is a good idea because it reduces the taxable value of your home, saving you money during tax time. Here is all of the information you’ll need when filing for Homestead Exemption in 2015.
If you want to play it safe, it is a good idea to keep these documents handy when filing this year: Continue Reading
Having suffered many losses in the past, the real estate industry is slowly making a recovery thanks to some game-changing strategies you should probably pay close attention to in 2014.
Urban Land Institute experts gave us some insight into their”Emerging Trends in Real Estate” report at the Land Use and Planning annual conference in Chicago. Through their research from surveys and interviews with real estate developers, investors, lenders and more, these experts have outlined the top housing trends that we should expect over the next couple of years. Continue Reading
To say selling a home is easy is an understatement. Unless you have a particular buyer lined up or are working with a close friend or relative, the challenges that await you are daunting indeed. Never assume for one second that you can get through this process on autopilot, even if your house is a neighborhood gem. Features like curb appeal, open floor plans and stunning master suites mean next to nothing when a homeowner’s marketing game falls behind. Continue Reading