Hoschton GA

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It is a popular misconception that banks are often accepting half of what they are asking. 

This is not the case.  The reality is that banks often list homes at half of their former value.  Banks only accept offers that discounted on select properties that have been on the market for quite some time.    

When foreclosures are listed the properties have been appraised and thoroughly inspected and the banks are quite aware of all repairs needed. 

The prices reflect these factors.  Sometimes for one reason or another a bank will price a property well below market value to move it quickly.  Usually these properties receive multiple offers within a few days of the listing date.  

The art of finding a good deal is in watching the market closely on a

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To understand the effects of mortgage rates, we have to first understand how they work.  Mortgage rates are based off of Mortgage Backed Securities. 

Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) are basically investments in mortgage loans.  MBS’s represent mortgage bonds and are made up of pools of mortgages.  MBS’s are traded just like stocks and their value fluctuates on a daily basis.  Rates are constantly changing just like stocks.  Throughout a trading day, rates are changing up and down.

In January of 2009 The Federal Reserve announced that they would buy up $500 billion dollars in Mortgage Backed Securities. 

This would drive mortgages rates down, which it did.  Then in March of 2009 The Fed realized that they will need to keep rates low, much longer, so

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Shore to Shore

Lake Lanier GA and AL Gulf Coast Real Estate News

December, 20, 2009

In this Issue:

The NorthGaLife.com Team World: December activity strong

The GulfShoresLife.com Team World: December activity strong

Special Report: Are you prepared for survival?

Featured Article: Focus on investments you control

Recommended Resources: “Confessions of a Real Estate Mini-Mogul”

The NorthGaLife.com Team world

The NorthGaLife.com Team is seeing more buyer activity.  It seems that the Alabama Gulf Coast vacation market locked up much sooner than the Atlanta metro area and also is coming out of that lockup a little sooner.  More than likely this is the difference in buyer behaviors for primary homes versus vacation / second home buyers.…
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  Trilogy Park is located in one of the most desireable areas in Gwinnett County. The homes in the community are well designed traditional homes with floor plans to fit every buyer. You get a feel of an old-fashioned neighborhood where the streets are narrower and the trees shades the sidewalks. It is like living in your own private park. dsc00576_566 The community has lots of great amenities. These amenities include: playground, swimming pool, tennis courts, clubhouse, and picnic tables. You can take a stroll down the sidewalks or toss the ball with your children. The surrounding area has great schools, plenty of shopping and much more. Just minutes from major interstate for an easy commute. Come see what Trilogy Park has for you! dsc00575_566
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GA Foreclosures and Bank Owned Properties 

The NorthGaLife.com Team (formerly the Laura Allen Team) has totally revinvented its web presence to streamline and expand your searching abilities. We hope that you will drop by and check us out!

There has lately been quite a lot of interest in distressed properties, foreclosures and bank owned properties.

If you seek those type buying opportunities, we have set up two special pages specifically for those property types. Check them out below and let us know if there are any you would like to tour.

You can find foreclosures for Hall, Dawson, Forsyth, Gwinnett, and Jackson Counties including foreclosures in Gainesville, Oakwood, Flowery Branch, Braselton, Buford, Cumming, and Dawsonville, GA.

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Ashbury Park is a new elegant community with 46 acres of community green space.

Ashbury Park Homes in Hoschton, GeorgiaAshbury Park has beautiful ponds, creeks and nature trails. The custom built homes on wooded lots start in the $400,000 range. Floor plans include large gourmet kitchens, custom trim packages, granite counter tops, media rooms, and much more.   The community offers a large size swimming pool with a double spiral water park slide, four lighted tennis courts, playground, and a beautifully decorated clubhouse with fireplace. Ashbury Park is just minutes from the new Gwinnett County recreation park with an abundance of outdoor activities available.   Ashbury Park is in the new Mill Creek school district which is one of the better schools in Gwinnett County.   Tons…
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Chateau Forest Subdivision is an upscale neighborhood located in Hoschton, GA.

Chateau Forest in Hoschton, Georgia

Chateau Forest is just minutes from the well known Chateau Elan Resort.

The homes in this community are beautiful traditional homes on large wooded lots. Homes that are currently on the market ranges in prices from $400,000 to $650,000.     The area around Chateau Forest offers lots of shopping and dining and is just minutes from Hamilton Mill and The Mall of Georgia. This area is continuously growing and there are plans for a new hospital in the immediate future.     Come take a tour of the gorgeous community!

Search Chateau Forest Homes for sale! 

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Reunion, a John Wieland community located in Hoschton, GA has a small town look and feel.  

  In an effort to re-create the feel of a simpler time and place, Reunion has become a sought after community for everyone from young families to retirees looking for a hometown feel.  

Reunion Country Club has no shortage of amenities and activities for their residents.

The central area of the "town" is Reunion Hall, with and ice cream shop and cafe, a fitness center, the Americana Grill, and an expansive pool area with a water park and children's area.  There is ample meeting space and park areas, including the Town Green, for community events, planned by the full time Activities Director.  The Adventure Play Park is the envy of all other…
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