Misc

Jan. 20, 2019

Don't Forget to Apply for Your Homestead Exemption in 2019!

If you bought your primary residence in 2018 (or in previous years but haven't applied yet), it's time to file your homestead exemption with your county and perhaps your city as well. In all Metro-Atlanta counties you have until April 1st, 2019 to apply for this tax benefit, and ...

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June 9, 2018

How to Appeal Your Property Tax

So it's that time of the year again and if you own real estate in the state of Georgia you should have received your annual Notice of Assessment from your county's Tax Assessor's Office. And in many cases the fair market value may be higher than it ...

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Feb. 17, 2018

Marietta Joins Smyrna by Passing Hands-Free Law

Put that phone down if you're driving in Smyrna and Marietta.
Now it's the law!

Marietta is now the second city in Cobb County (and actually all of Georgia) to pass a hands-free driving ordinance last Wednesday. Going into effect on April 1st, the new law will be ...

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Jan. 1, 2018

Happy New Year 2018!

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Dec. 15, 2017

Fed Hikes Rates and Tax Reform News

A couple of economic milestones passed this week that may be of interest to home owners/buyers/sellers.

1. Fed Hikes Rates

On Wednsday the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time in 2017 (as was generally expected) to a range of 1.25% to 1.5%. This ...

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Oct. 26, 2017

Coming next month to Atlanta! Would you let Amazon come in and drop off packages?

If you don't want Amazon boxes or groceries sitting on your porch or by your mailbox, the company hopes you might let their delivery drivers unlock your home and place your packages inside. A new service called Amazon Key is about to launch that will allow them to do ...

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