atlanta real estate

New Development in Cascade

August 8, 2016 Posted by: Diamond Realty Brokers

    Nearly 17,000 sqft of new Retail & Restaurant space is coming to Atlanta’s Cascade area. The need for retail & mix use space is long over due in the area. Residents welcome more variety in Southwest Atlanta without the commute to downtown Atlanta unnecessarily. Many residents in this area enjoy the convenience of being located no more than 15 minutes from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport & are anticipated the development initiatives for the Atlanta Airport City also known as Aerotropolis. The Cascade area is well known to some of Atlanta’s very prominent business professionals, politicians & […]

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The Cost of Renting v/s Buying

May 24, 2016 Posted by: Diamond Realty Brokers

Renting vs. Buying: What Does it Really Cost? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The % of income needed to buy a median priced home is almost half the % of income needed for median rent. Buying costs are significantly less than renting. The % of income needed to buy a median priced home is less than renting.   Buy v/s Rent Chart Comparison: The homeowner’s payment is less than the rental payment after 3 years.           Listed below are typical requirements for Obtaining a Home Loan:   1. 600 Credit Score (no late payments within […]

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2015 National Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers

November 8, 2015 Posted by: Diamond Realty Brokers

INFOGRAPHICS Infographic: 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers NOVEMBER 2015 The information in this infographic is from the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. See a larger version of the infographic See more data Read the news release about this data Buy the 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers Courtesy NAR. Diamond Realty Brokers is a member of the National Association of Realtors NAR.

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The 10 Best U.S. Markets to Get Rich From Real Estate

November 4, 2015 Posted by: Diamond Realty Brokers

Atlanta voted #5 of the Top 10 Best U.S. Real Estate Markets! 1. Dallas Image credit: Shutterstock.com Dallas tops the list of real-estate markets over the period studied, exhibiting strong price appreciation, while remaining a market in which investors saw strong rents relative to property values. Investors in Dallas stood to earn an almost 20 percent unleveraged return for residential real-estate investments before expenses. 2. Denver Image credit: Shutterstock.com Falling closely behind Dallas, Denver takes the number-two spot, driven largely by the strongest appreciation in home values of any major market studied over the period. […]

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#Atlanta No. 1 City for African American success, High #Homeownership Rates: Forbes Magazine

January 29, 2015 Posted by: Diamond Realty Brokers

  The Forbes article below reminds me of why I moved to Atlanta from Nashville  20 years ago. After graduating from Georgia State University. I was convinced there was something different about progressive’s in Atlanta. While studying social economics, I became educated on political, social & financial influence and the three have strong influential patterns in real estate. Vernon Winfrey, Oprah Winfrey‘s father, my childhood mentor was the city councilman in the neighborhood that I grew up in for more than a decade. I attribute his mentorship to the beginning of my […]

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Atlanta Habitat for Humanity – Build Success

October 26, 2014 Posted by: Diamond Realty Brokers

Diamond Realty Brokers weekend of community service with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity was a success! Broker, Angel Knight served on the Atlanta Board Committee (ABR) for monthly Roundtable meetings in support to build an Atlanta Habitat for Humanity home for a deserving family. The home is now complete. Thanks to the volunteers who made it a reality, along with our partners & sponsors who donated & helped us feed volunteers! Thanks Atlanta!    

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