Uptown Realty Group
April 2023 – Housing Report
The month of April 2023 had 54 Closed sales and 86 New Listings to the market*, according to the latest monthly housing report provided by Uptown Realty Group.
In comparison to last year: April 2022 had 72 homes sold. This represents a 25% decline in sales in April 2023 compared to last year.
In April 2023, the average sales price was up ... Read More
March 2023 – Housing Report
The month of March 2023 had 56 Closed sales and 92 New Listings to the market*, according to the latest monthly housing report provided by Uptown Realty Group.
In comparison to last year: March 2022 had 67 homes sold. There was a 16% decline in sales in March 2023.
In March 2023, the average sales price was down 9% year-over-year to $178,567, ... Read More
February 2023 – Housing Report
The month of February 2023 brought 49 Closed sales and 71 New Listings to the market*, according to the latest monthly housing report provided by Uptown Realty Group.
In comparison to last February’s number of 52 homes sold in the month, there was a 6% decline.
In February 2023, the average sales price was down 9% year-over-year to $194,378, while the median ... Read More
January 2023 – Housing Report
The month of January 2023 saw 48 Closed sales and an increase of 43% for New Listings on the market*, according to the latest monthly housing report provided by Uptown Realty Group.
In January, the average sales price was up 5% year-over-year to $172,714.
As of the month end, inventory in the ACBOR listing sits at 212 homes which is an increase ... Read More
Step 17 to Buying a Home: Hook up your utilities
This is one of those annoying tasks that no one thinks about doing ahead of time, but is crucial, especially if you want the TV and internet working the day you move in. Call now to hook up your utilities! Make sure to get the gas and electric changed into your name. Generally, in Athens you’ll call American Electric ... Read More
Step 16 to Buying a Home: Hire Movers and Start Packing!
If you’ve gotten this far it means you not only navigated both the home inspection contingency and appraisal contingency!!
…Now it’s time to start packing (or hire movers…)
Call now to get moving estimates and secure a mover as they often get booked up weeks in advance. Also, if you’re moving into a condo building check with the HOA President ... Read More
Step 15 to Buying a Home: The Appraisal
If you’ve gotten this far it means you’re under contract and you have successfully negotiated the home inspection contingency!!
…Now it’s time for the appraisal
What is the appraisal?
According to the National Association of REALTORS (NAR), “an appraisal is an opinion of value used for real-estate-related financial transactions. Appraisals are required by a state licensed or certified appraiser for most ... Read More
Step 14 to Buying a Home: Review the Condo Documents
If you’re buying a condo in the area, you need to review the condominium documents. These documents generally include the Declarations and Bylaws, the Rules and Regulations, the current year budget, the meeting minutes, and a list of the current Association Board Members. NOTE: If you’re buying a single family home or a multi-unit building, this step won’t apply to ... Read More
Step 13 to Buying a Home: Tips for Reviewing the Inspection Report
Once the inspection report comes back, review it thoroughly! Try not to be overwhelmed when it’s 30+ pages long with more than 25 defects that need to be repaired….this is typical. I’ve never seen an inspection report that didn’t have at least 5 items that needed repair. Remember, the home inspection is an informational report for you, the buyer. The ... Read More
Step 12 to Buying a Home: Tips for Attending the Home Inspection
Attending the home inspection is a critically important part of the home buying process!
Buying a home is a huge financial investment (possibly the largest investment that you will make) and you want to make sure the home you’re buying is in good shape. I feel strongly that buyers should personally attend the home inspection. Even though, you’ll get a ... Read More