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East Cobb Real Estate – Named Best Place To Live in Georgia

Best Places to Live This week Money Magazine released their annual “Best Places” list and we are proud to say that East Cobb was named the Best Place to Live in Georgia for 2016. This is the first time the Best Places list has included a Best of State category. East Cobb Real Estate Is The Best – Why ? A lot goes in to choosing the “Best Places” winners. Most notably is our growth of privately owned stores and restaurants. Many privately owned stores have opened in our area because of our

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How to Prepare Your Home for Sale in Marietta GA

Time to Sell Your Home in Marietta, GA? The first step in planning to sell your home is to plan a rough timeline for when you need to be out of the home. By establishing this timeline, your Realtor will be better able to price your home accordingly. If your timeline is 60 days, the Realtor will use more aggressive pricing to attract a no-nonsense Buyer who can help you accomplish your goals. Conversely, a longer timeline will give the Realtor a bit more time to try some more in

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Music Midtown 2016 – Houses for Sale in Atlanta 

Music Midtown – Near new homes for sale in Atlanta Music Midtown, a series of concerts spanning two days, will take place this year on September 17 through September 18, 2016. The event was first organized in 1994 and continued yearly until 2005. The first years of operation featured three stages and in some years, six stages. However, the cost of the festival became too steep for operation and the festival was forced to take a hiatus until 2011. The event is now held in Midtown, Atlanta at Georgia’s historic

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Eat Deliciously – King of Pops

Eat Deliciously – King of Pops Houses for Sale in Atlanta, GA Gourmet ice pops can be found near cheap Luxury Houses in Atlanta, GA King of Pops began as three siblings went on vacation to Central America. They discovered “paletas,” or Central American ice pops. They couldn’t get enough of the wonderful taste, and so they decided to make their own in Atlanta, Georgia. As a true grassroots company, the pops were first crafted in a home kitchen using fresh and all-natural ingredients. The company grew and eventually made

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Visit the North Georgia State Fair

Cheap Luxury Houses with Access to the North Georgia State Fair 2016 marks the eighty-forth year of the North Georgia State Fair located in Marietta, Georgia, a close suburb of Atlanta. The fair is located at J.R. Miller Park and is held annually in September of each year. More than three hundred thousand people attend. The State fair is open from September 22 until October 2 with times ranging from 12:30 PM to midnight depending on the day of the week. Individuals of all ages can enjoy the many attractions

The Luxury Market of Homes for Sale in Marietta, GA

  COBB COUNTY, Georgia   Marietta is a wonderful suburb of Atlanta that is located in Cobb County, GA. It is home to some of the top schools in the nation and consistently ranks among the best public school districts in the state. Marietta is conveniently located to the immediate North of Atlanta and offers close proximity to Alpharetta which is home to a booming technology hub. It goes without question that there are a substantial number of luxury homes for sale in Marietta, GA. This year the median sales

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Protecting Client Data in Real Estate

A common, but dangerous, practice in our industry is the copying and disbursement of earnest money checks over email. Sellect Realty takes our clients financial data seriously and prohibits this action for our agents. Our goal is to ensure a smooth and safe transaction for our clients. Earnest money checks are either delivered directly to our office for deposit, or, if the contract allows, paid by the Buyer electronically through our e-check system (deposit.sellectrealty.com). In the event a copy of a cleared check is needed by an attorney or lender, Sellect

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How Earnest Money Works

MARIETTA, Georgia – August 8th, 2016 – A Buyer recently asked an agent if they can buy a house without paying earnest money in to escrow for the duration of the contract. This question has stuck in my head. As I look back on my career, I realize that I’ve explained, often simply, the necessity of earnest money more times than I care to count. What is Earnest Money? Earnest money is a way for a buyer to show seriousness with their intent to purchase a house. When a buyer places

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Sellect Realty gets National Recognition at Inman Connect

MARIETTA, Georgia – Sellect Realty’s Broker, Chris Lazarus, was an invited panelist at the nations largest industry conference. Chris discussed five pieces of technology that Brokers should consider implementing in their firms over the next year. Chris’ recommendations included transaction management solutions provider Brokermint, secure email provider SendINC, support desk provider FreshDesk, media solutions company HouseLens, and a host of third party providers for marketing material. Through the implementation of new technology Sellect Realty was able to increase it’s 2015 YoY sales volume by 30% in one year to over

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.58 percent

Original Article from AJC.com WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged down this week to their lowest levels of the year, offering a continued incentive for purchasing during the spring home-buying season. The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate loan touched its lowest point in nearly three years, since May 2013. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average slipped to 3.58 percent from 3.59 percent last week. The key rate stood at 3.67 percent a year ago. The average rate on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages declined to 2.86 percent from 2.88

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