Hello neighbors,
Below is the weekly email I share with local Atlanta real estate agents. Please enjoy!...

Congratulations to Weslee Knapp who has announced his candidacy for Atlanta City Council Post 2! Weslee comes from our community of realtors and is the founder, president, and broker of Keller Knapp, Inc. You can read more about his campaign on his website www.KnappForAtlanta.com.

A little bit of real estate humor... Have a buyer on the fence? Here’s one way to sell them a home...

Light at the end of the tunnel? For homeowners who face negative equity on their home, the light at the end of the tunnel seems to be getting brighter. Now, even with negative equities of up to 25 percent, borrowers are able to refinance, joining the approximately 80,000 people who have refinanced with Fannie and Freddie. Read more about it here!

Fulton County repaying HUD money. Due to lack of staff experienced in handling federal HOME Program grants, Fulton County is in the process of repaying $3.2 million to the Department of Housing & Urban Development. Read more about the program and Fulton County’s actions here!

Is it time for a change? We are looking for additional top-producing team members who either want to work with buyers or work with both buyers and sellers! Click here for more info!

I’m also looking for an additional listing partner to co-list properties with. This is a great opportunity for me to share 30 years of experience in the real estate business! Click here for more information on our listing partner position.

Please email me your resume at zac@zac.biz or give me a call at 404.564.7272 for a confidential conversation.

Petition to stop the Home Valuation Code of Conduct. In the past few weeks, we’ve talked about the new appraisal rules and how they’re impacting our business. Now, here’s a video explaining the situation more in-depth along with a petition to ask the House to enact an 18 month moratorium on the HVCC (in the form of House Bill 3044). Click here!

Are you standing still? Don’t just stand there waiting for good things to come your way - success only visits those who refuse to stop moving. Check out this article for a little motivation!

Real estate agents losing value? In the age of the internet, foreclosures, and do-it-yourselfers, it can seem like the world is set against real estate agents. Not true! While there are discount brokers and other options, many people are still finding themselves in need of a full service broker to help them navigate this increasingly convoluted market. Read more here!

Setting client standards. How do you determine who you will work with? which potential clients are looking for help and willing to participate in the home buying or selling process? Here are eight questions that can help you determine where to put your best efforts! Click here for advice from Dirk Zeller!

How much do you want to grow your business? If you’ve never been to one of Howard Brinton’s Star Power conferences, you’re missing out! I’ve have been a participant in Howard’s programs for years and will be making a presentation on low-cost marketing at this year’s seminar, from July 29th - August 1st.

 

For more info and registration, please click here!! Call me for the promotion code and get a $50 discount! 404.564.7272 I'll be leaving this week for the Mike Ferry conference, so I hope to see many of you there or at the Star Power conference! 

Best wishes for a successful week!
Zac

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