Archive for September, 2008

Mortgage Rate Update – Week of September 29, 2008

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The week in review:
This week’s mortgage rate update is brought to you by the new movie, Ben and Hank’s Excellent Adventure, which hit the big screen several weeks ago to mixed reviews.  The film begins with our fearless leaders, Ben Bernanke as Chairman of the Fed and Henry Paulson as Secretary of the Treasury rescuing [...]

Who will you vote for in November?

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Who will you vote for in November?
This was a tangential thought when I was driving around Smyrna Vinings the other day. My initial thought was that it’s no wonder that sales of Smyrna Vinings homes are down. With so many political signs all over the place, it’s hard for Smyrna Vinings homebuyers to tell which [...]

Atkins Park Tavern Top Outdoor Dining Spot

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Smyrna Vinings Best Outdoor Dining Spot
In a hotly contested battle, Atkins Park Tavern in the Smyrna Market Village was voted the Best Outdoor Dining Spot in Smyrna Vinings.
Congratulations to Kevin and the rest of the crew at Atkins Park Tavern. APT pulled in 30% of the vote, followed by Zucca’s at 23%, Garrison’s Broiler & [...]

Mortgage Rate Update – Week of September 22, 2008

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Will the mortgage rate rollercoaster continue?
Week in review:
What in tarnation is going on here? Unless you were living under a rock last week, you saw that the US government bail out our financial system. First, they gave insurance giant AIG an $85 billion lifeline, announced they would guarantee money market funds to avoid [...]

The Secret to Home Values

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As your local Smyrna Vinings real estate agent, I’m often asked by people “how much is my home worth?”.
It is, in fact, a popular question with the recent real estate market. And while we as real estate professionals can use our market knowledge to give you our best guess at your home’s market value, our [...]