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Open house Sunday, 1/31, cool vintage condo at 1136 Briarcliff #3

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

Group open houses at Briar Hills Condominiums! Four units at historic Briar Hills Condominiums on Briarcliff Road are opening their doors this Sunday, January 31st, from 3-5 p.m. Preview their virtual tours online and then bring your best buyers!

1136 Briarcliff Road #3: 3982370

This architect-designed two bedroom and two bath brick intown condo is between Virginia Highland and Emory. Upkeep is a breeze in this well-kept unit near public transportation!. Check out the variety of features such as hardwood flooring, bright windows, huge kitchen, spacious living room with “Dean Martin” wet bar, and large dining room that steps out onto the screened in porch that looks over the tree tops. Stylish custom touches, like floor-to-ceiling bookcase, plantation shutters, marble counter top, stainless steel appliances, and big corner window in master bedroom. Full landscaping, covered parking, top floor unit – steps from Emory shuttle and walking distance to Virginia Highland.
For more information and the most current price of this home, please call our 24-hour hotline for free, recorded information at 1.888.510.1884 and enter code 2014.

Also, these homes will be open:

1390 Briarwood Drive: 3991833
1130 Briarcliff Road #2: 3978495
1140 Briarcliff Road #1: 3976575
1120 Briarcliff Road #5: 4003946

Atlanta Housing & Real Estate Statistics for October 2009

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

Get your Atlanta housing market statistics! Direct from the First Multiple Listing Service, these numbers are published by Smart Numbers with extensive research and statistics on the Atlanta market. Here, we break down the most significant real estate numbers and put it into a quick reference format to share with our sellers and fellow agents.

The compilation shows October 2009 market statistics versus October 2008 numbers. Enjoy and please feel free to give us a call if you have any questions! And scroll down for links to a year's worth of past statistics! Our office # is 404.564.7200.

Units Closed:                      2009            2008
Single Family                       3,791           3.512
Condos/Townhomes              741             596
Total                                    4,532           4,108

(10% decrease)
                

New Listings:                      2009            2008
Single Family                        8,098          10,287
Condos/Townhomes              1,699           2,089
Total                                    9,797          12,376
(21% decrease)

Withdrawn:                          2009            2008
Single Family                        1,497           2,066
Condos/Townhomes                286             374
Total                                     1,783           2,440
(27% decrease)

Expired:                                2009           2008
Single Family                         4,041          6,480
Condos/Townhomes                891            1,154
Total                                      4,932          7,634
(35% decrease)

Current Inventory:                 2009           2008
Single Family                         37,093        51,849
Condos/Townhomes                 8,584        10,681
Total                                      45,677        62,530
(26% decrease)

Inventory:                              2009           2008
Single Family                     13.2 months   13.95 months
Condos/Townhomes           14.5 months    16.3 months

Sales Price to List Price:        2009          2008
Single Family                           96.2%       89.7%
Condos/Townhomes                 92.9%       95.2%

Average Days on Market:       2009          2008
Single Family                           123           123.3
Condos/Townhomes                 117
           127.6

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We can email you monthly reports on current listings and the last six months of sales for the following areas. Just click below for the neighborhood or condo building that you're interested in!

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’s Midtown condo scene!
(including 12 Atlantic Station, Plaza Midtown, Metropolis, Spire, Mayfair, and 905 Juniper mid-rise and high rise condos)

Atlanta Housing & Real Estate Statistics for September 2009

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

Get your Atlanta housing market statistics! Direct from the First Multiple Listing Service, these numbers are published by Smart Numbers with extensive research and statistics on the Atlanta market. Here, we break down the most significant real estate numbers and put it into a quick reference format to share with our sellers and fellow agents.

The compilation shows September 2009 market statistics versus September 2008 numbers. Enjoy and please feel free to give us a call if you have any questions! And scroll down for links to almost a year's worth of past statistics! Our office # is 404.564.7200.

Units Closed:                      2009            2008
Single Family                       3,583           4,370
Condos/Townhomes              697             774
Total                                    4,280           5,144

(17% decrease)
                

New Listings:                      2009            2008
Single Family                        7,672          11,411
Condos/Townhomes              1,751           2,111
Total                                    9,423          13,522
(30% decrease)

Withdrawn:                          2009            2008
Single Family                        1,420           2,496
Condos/Townhomes                299             514
Total                                     1,719           3,010
(43% decrease)

Expired:                                2009           2008
Single Family                         4,385          6,569
Condos/Townhomes                869            1,276
Total                                      5,254          7,822
(32% decrease)

Current Inventory:                 2009           2008
Single Family                         40,732        53,333
Condos/Townhomes                 6,368        10,567
Total                                      47,100        63,900
(26% decrease)

Inventory:                              2009           2008
Single Family                     13.2 months   13.95 months
Condos/Townhomes           14.5 months    16.3 months

Sales Price to List Price:        2009          2008
Single Family                           94.3%       94.7%
Condos/Townhomes                 93.9%       95.6%

Average Days on Market:       2009          2008
Single Family                           129.2         127.4
Condos/Townhomes                 132.5
        137.7

Click here for the August 2009 report!
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for the October 2008 report!
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Want more stats?
We can email you monthly reports on current listings and the last six months of sales for the following areas. Just click below for the neighborhood or condo building that you're interested in!

Click here for Atlanta
’s fabulous intown neighborhoods!
(including Morningside, Virginia Highland, Candler Park, and Lake Claire real estate)
Click here for Atlanta
’s Midtown condo scene!
(including 12 Atlantic Station, Plaza Midtown, Metropolis, Spire, Mayfair, and 905 Juniper mid-rise and high rise condos)

Atlanta Housing & Real Estate Statistics For July 2009

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

Get your Atlanta housing market statistics! Direct from the First Multiple Listing Service, these numbers are published by Smart Numbers with extensive research and statistics on the Atlanta market. Here, we break down the most significant real estate numbers and put it into a quick reference format to share with our sellers and fellow agents.

The compilation shows July 2009 market statistics versus July 2008 numbers. Enjoy and please feel free to give us a call if you have any questions! And scroll down for links to almost a year's worth of past statistics! Our office # is 404.564.7200.

Units Closed:                     2009        2008
Single Family                    4,325         3,803
Condos/Townhomes            655           674
Total                                 4,980         4,447
 
(12% increase)
                

New Listings:                     2009        2008
Single Family                     9,200       12,206
Condos/Townhomes            1,769        2,181
Total                                 10,969       14,387
(24% decline)

Withdrawn:                          2009        2008
Single Family                        1,788       2,647
Condos/Townhomes                334         472
Total                                    2,122        3,119
(32% decline)

Expired:                                2009        2008
Single Family                        4,097        5,993
Condos/Townhomes               885           1,119
Total                                     4,982        7,112
(30% decline)

Current Inventory:                 2009         2008
Single Family                         41,898      56,547
Condos/Townhomes                 9,297       11,073
Total                                      51,195      67,620
(24% decline)

Inventory:                              2009                  2008
Single Family                        11.35 months      14.4 months
Condos/Townhomes               18.4 months      16.6 months

Sales Price to List Price:        2009          2008
Single Family                           93.8%       92.9%
Condos/Townhomes                  96.8%       96.2%

Average Days on Market:       2009        2008
Single Family                          93.6         86.8 
Condos/Townhomes                 96.8
        101.0

Click here for the June 2009 report!
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Click here for the March 2009 report!
Click here for the February 2009 report!
Click here for the December 2008 report!
Click here for the November 2008 report!
Click here
for the October 2008 report!
Click here for the September 2008 report!
Click here for the August 2008 report!
Click here for the July 2008 report!

Want more stats?
We can email you monthly reports on current listings and the last six months of sales for the following areas. Just click below for the neighborhood or condo building that you're interested in!

Click here for Atlanta
’s fabulous intown neighborhoods!
(including Morningside, Virginia Highland, Candler Park, and Lake Claire real estate)
Click here for Atlanta
’s Midtown condo scene!
(including 12 Atlantic Station, Plaza Midtown, Metropolis, Spire, Mayfair, and 905 Juniper mid-rise and high rise condos)

Common Mistakes That Cost Home Sellers

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

Hello neighbors,

if you're thinking about putting your home on the market, or even if you're just thinking about thinking about it, you should be aware of common mistakes that cost other sellers hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars:

1. Refusing to Make Profit Inducing Repairs - It always costs you more money to sell 'as is' than to make repairs that will increase the value of your home. Even minor improvements will often yield as much as three to five times the repair cost at the time of sale. Your realtor should be able to point out what repairs will significantly increase the value of your home. Seemingly small fix up jobs can have quite an impact.

2. Not Providing Easy Access for Showings - Accessibility is a major key to profitability. Appointment-only showings are the most restrictive because the easiest homes are shown first, while a lock box is the least restrictive. However, there are certain considerations to take into account: your lifestyle, time frame for the desired sale and the relationship with your agent. The more accessible your home is, the better the odds of finding a person willing to pay your asking price. You never know if the one that couldn't get a viewing was the one that got away. By developing a trusting relationship with your agent, he or she will show the home with your best interests in mind.

3. Market Timing/Seasonal Selling - Just as a broker continually follows the trends of a stock , your professional agent continually follows trends of your home market. They will know if the market cycle is poised to net you the most money. Avoid believing that property sales are seasonal.. property is always selling.

4. Relying Solely on Traditional Methods to Sell Your Home - The agent who is innovative and willing to offer new strategies of attracting home buyers will always outperform agents who rely solely on traditional methods. Demand around the clock advertising exposure, innovative lead generation methods and lead accountability. These services exist and should be offered on your home sale. With the prevalence of blogs, now, too, many realtors are getting the word out about your home in their daily online journals.

5. Believing All Realtors are the Same - With all the intricate details and critical decisions to be made concerning your home sale, should you rely on anyone but a top producing professional? Many friends and family members have been estranged as a result of failing to meet expectations. Your home sale is a time consuming, effort-related, difficult task. Maximize your profit by utilizing a professional.

For these and six more common mistakes when selling your home, be sure to drop by our office and pick up our report. Don't put your home on the market until you've read this report.

Celebrating 30 Years of Selling Atlanta Intown Real Estate – One Yard at a Time!

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

For immediate release

 

June 15, 2009 - Not every Realtor has the pleasure of saying that he or she has helped our intown Atlanta residents buy and sell real estate for 30 years, but Zac Pasmanick of the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta is one of those unique individuals! Although Pasmanick initially earned his right to practice real estate in Connecticut in 1978, he received his Georgia real estate license on June 15, 1979. And he has been on a roll ever since!

 

One could say that Pasmanick was born into the business after his parents raised him in the Morningside neighborhood of Atlanta. Pasmanick began his career as an agent with Coldwell Banker in Morningside before moving on to RE/MAX. Highlights of Zac’s career include RE/MAX International Lifetime Achievement Award and member of the Hall of Fame; lifetime membership in the Atlanta Board of Realtors (ABR) Million Dollar Club; Circle of Legends and The Crystal Award from ABR; and consistently finishing as a top team, both in Georgia and worldwide.

 

Pasmanick has historically centered his business on retail real estate. In the past few years, his focus has widened to include bank-owned properties, short sales, and saving families from foreclosure. He has since earned his Certified Distressed Property Expert designation and is uniquely qualified to help homeowners in danger of losing their homes.

 

“It’s hard to believe that my team has helped our Atlanta and Decatur neighbors with over 4,100 real estate transactions!” said Pasmanick. “I am privileged to be part of such a great profession and look forward to helping many more clients in the next 30 years!”

 

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Zac Pasmanick, CDPE, CRS, CRB, GRI, and Life Member Atlanta Board of Realtors' Million Dollar Club has been the Associate Broker and team leader for the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta since founding the company in 1993. Prior to 1993, Pasmanick worked for Coldwell Banker and RE/MAX as a real estate agent. The zac team is a full service real estate team with Sales Consultants, Listing Partners, and staff to serve all of your Atlanta, Decatur, Buckhead, Morningside & Virginia Highland home buying & selling needs!. The zac team office is open seven days a week and located at 1057 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30306.

 

You can find Pasmanick on Linked In, Plaxo, and facebook and visit his blog at http://blog.zac.biz!

For more information, please contact Jenny Pittam, Marketing Manager at the zac team, at 404.564.7250 or jenny@zac.biz.

Get the press release by clicking here!

Top Real Estate Questions Answered! #17: “What if our friend or neighbor wants to buy our home?"

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

"What if our friend or neighbor wants to buy our home? We want to have an exclusion in the listing contract just in case."

That's why we have our no-hassle listing agreement! For 4 percent, Zac, or the Listing Partners, find the buyer and write the contract. There is no other Broker involved. The commission drops to 3 percent if you find the buyer and there is no other Broker involved. We negotiate on your behalf, write the contract, and walk it through closing for you. At 1.5 percent, you find the buyer and there is no other Broker involved. You negotiate the price, we write the contract, and walk it through closing for you. And for free, you find the buyer and there is no other Broker involved. You don’t want our assistance. You pay nothing.

To see how the zac team would get your Atlanta, Decatur, or Buckhead home sold (and to see the list of the 53 websites we would list your home on!) please visit www.GotZac.com for our Plan of Action and Marketing Plan! Curious as to how much your home would sell for? Check out www.atlanta-homevalues.com for your estimated selling price!

This is part of an on-going question and answer series of the most frequently asked questions we get in real estate. From seller objections to buyer concerns, the zac team will help explain our rationale behind our philosophy in selling real estate here in Atlanta!

For questions 1-10, please click here!
#11: “If we have to sell that low, then why wouldn't we just sell it ourselves and pay 3% to the agent that sells it?”
#12: "Can't we come down in price later?"
#13: "What if we aren't quite ready yet? We need to finish a couple of projects around the house before we put it on the market."

#14: “Will you cut your commission? The other agents will.”
#15: "Why don't you advertise in print?"
#16: “You don’t hold open houses... Why?”

Top Real Estate Questions Answered! #16: “You don’t hold open houses... Why?”

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

“You don’t hold open houses... Why?”

This goes back to passive versus active marketing. Wouldn't you rather have an agent on the phone every day working for you?

Also, most visitors are neighbors. In the current market, serious buyers call for an appointment. Buyers no longer walk in and buy homes. Another issue is, unfortunately, there has been some theft, especially of prescription drugs. In a larger home, it is very difficult to keep an eye on everyone.

To see how the zac team would get your Atlanta, Decatur, or Buckhead home sold (and to see the list of the 53 websites we would list your home on!) please visit www.GotZac.com for our Plan of Action and Marketing Plan! Curious as to how much your home would sell for? Check out www.atlanta-homevalues.com for your estimated selling price!

This is part of an on-going question and answer series of the most frequently asked questions we get in real estate. From seller objections to buyer concerns, the zac team will help explain our rationale behind our philosophy in selling real estate here in Atlanta!

For questions 1-10, please click here!
#11: “If we have to sell that low, then why wouldn't we just sell it ourselves and pay 3% to the agent that sells it?”
#12: "Can't we come down in price later?"
#13: "What if we aren't quite ready yet? We need to finish a couple of projects around the house before we put it on the market."

#14: “Will you cut your commission? The other agents will.”
#15: "Why don't you advertise in print?"

Top Real Estate Questions Answered! #15: "Why don't you advertise in print?"

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

"Why don’t you advertise in print? Everyone else we talk to says they do the same things as you plus they advertise."

If an agent tells you that he or she does the things that we say we're going to do, which is actively prospect daily every single day to get your home sold, then he or she is more than likely stretching the truth a little. Agents that advertise a lot don’t want to work. So, what these individuals will tell you is that they actively prospect every day to impress you, but, if you could sell a home without spending 50% of your money, would you? All smart business people would, so either they are not smart, or they aren’t telling you the whole truth.

Print advertising no longer works. Why would a buyer look at the paper and see less than 5 percent of what's on the market when they can go online and see everything?

To see how the zac team would get your Atlanta, Decatur, or Buckhead home sold (and to see the list of the 53 websites we would list your home on!) please visit www.GotZac.com for our Plan of Action and Marketing Plan! Curious as to how much your home would sell for? Check out www.atlanta-homevalues.com for your estimated selling price!

This is part of an on-going question and answer series of the most frequently asked questions we get in real estate. From seller objections to buyer concerns, the zac team will help explain our rationale behind our philosophy in selling real estate here in Atlanta!

For questions 1-10, please click here!
#11: “If we have to sell that low, then why wouldn't we just sell it ourselves and pay 3% to the agent that sells it?”
#12: "Can't we come down in price later?"
#13: "What if we aren't quite ready yet? We need to finish a couple of projects around the house before we put it on the market."

#14: “Will you cut your commission? The other agents will.”

Top Real Estate Questions Answered! #14: “Will you cut your commission? The other agents will.”

by the zac team @ RE/MAX Greater Atlanta

Other agents may feel they are worthless. If they will reduce their price at the listing table, what will they do at the negotiating table? We will be tough and professional on both our fees and your price, particularly at the negotiating table. Commissions aren’t negotiable with agents that sell homes daily.

We also have a listing team that works 10-12 hours a day with assistants that work 8 hours a day to get your home sold. That’s very valuable!

To see how the zac team would get your home sold (and to see the list of the 53 websites we would list your home on!) please visit www.GotZac.com for our Plan of Action and Marketing Plan! Curious as to how much your home would sell for? Check out www.atlanta-homevalues.com for your estimated selling price!

This is part of an on-going question and answer series of the most frequently asked questions we get in real estate. From seller objections to buyer concerns, the zac team will help explain our rationale behind our philosophy in selling real estate here in Atlanta!

#1: “If I list my home with you and buy my next home from you, will you cut your commission?”
#2: “What should I do about keeping my promise to the agent from which I originally bought the home?”
#3: "I have seen this marketing plan from many different agents, what makes yours different?"
#4: “Why is your price so much lower than the other agents that we have talked to? I mean, they have comparisons that show higher prices than yours.”
#5: "Should I wait to sell my Atlanta home until home values go up?"

#6: “How much advertising will you do? Because I want a lot of advertising!”

#7: “Why should I hire such a busy agent? You have so many listings, we want someone that can give us the attention we deserve.”
#8: “Should I find a house before I put mine on the market?”
#9: “What do I do if I need to net a certain amount in order to move?"

#10: “If I have to sell at that price, then why shouldn't I just sell it myself?”
#11: “If we have to sell that low, then why wouldn't we just sell it ourselves and pay 3% to the agent that sells it?”
#12: "Can't we come down in price later?"
#13: "What if we aren't quite ready yet? We need to finish a couple of projects around the house before we put it on the market."

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