Agent on Duty Podcast

Posted on February 5, 2021 By

John Marion is the Agent on Duty who reveals inside information about the real estate industry including how to find the best agent, negotiating strategies, how to make complex transactions simple, and avoiding pitfalls so that you can successfully complete the sale and purchase of any property. Listen on Apple Podcasts Discover the world of…

Notary Public in Canton, GA

Posted on January 22, 2021 By

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I’m a notary pubic in Cherokee County. Free Notary I’m providing free notary services for homeowners in Cherokee County. This includes Canton, Woodstock, Ball Ground, Waleska and other places in Cherokee County like Nelson, Alpharetta, Jasper, etc. Get Your Document Notarized My free notary service is limited to simple documents that are no longer than…

Lumber Price Spike Chart September 2020

Posted on October 2, 2020 By

Lumber Price Chart September 2020

The one year chart of lumber prices for 1000 board feet is a visual shocker. Historical Lumber Price Charts Take a look at the recent spike in lumber prices and compare it to the pricing charts going back 5 years, 10 years, 25 years, and even 40+ years. My expectation is that the price of…

Experts Forecast a V-Shaped Economic Recovery

Posted on September 28, 2020 By

Experts anticipate a V-shaped recovery for our economy, and the housing market is leading the way. Let’s connect to make sure you have everything you need to make your best real estate decisions this year. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

Bridle Ridge Custom Homes Canton GA

Posted on September 1, 2020 By

Bridle Ridge is a subdivision of new, custom built homes off Land Road in Canton, GA. Have your custom home built on Current prices (late 2020) range from $500,000 to $600.000 for homes with 2650 to 3300 square feet of finished living space. Home sites range from two to seven and a half acre lots….

I Love NY Pizza in Canton GA

Posted on February 25, 2020 By

Today’s local business spotlight is I Love NY Pizza. Woodmont Village Pizza Place Today I want to I Love NY Pizza in Canton, GA. It’s in Woodmont Village at Hwy 20 and E. Cherokee Dr. The pizza is great and I had the baked ziti today which was also great. Super friendly owner and staff….

Zoning Ordinance Index

Posted on February 23, 2020 By

See the index of topics listed in Appendix A – Index of the zoning ordinance for Cherokee County, GA. Bold text is the main heading of each section. “All items are indexed by Sections. References to Definitions section of Ordinance are not included in index.” Easy Index of Zoning Ordinance I have inserted a large…

Waleska Food Mart and Valero Gas Station

Posted on February 22, 2020 By

Here is a shout out to the shopkeeper at Waleska Food Mart! Convenience Store and Gas Station Waleska Food Mart is a convenience store and gas station. The store has food, drinks, and other items typically found in this type of shop. They also serve hot food. When I stopped there today, I bought 4…

Great News for Renters Who Want to Buy a Home

Posted on February 18, 2020 By

Rents in the United States, including North Metro Atlanta, of course, have been skyrocketing since 2012. This has caused many renters to face a tremendous burden when juggling their housing expenses and the desire to save for a down payment at the same time. The recent stabilization of rental prices provides a great opportunity for…

How To Sell Probate Real Estate

Posted on February 4, 2020 By

Probate, Inheritance, Tax Liens, Foreclosure

Your responsibility as the executor of an estate that has real property (such as land or a house) may require you to sell the property. I have helped many estate executors who need to make a decision about property in probate. Cherokee County Probate Home Sales My experience working with families in probate situations is…

Woodstock Zip Code 30189 Investors Who Buy Houses

Posted on December 14, 2019 By

We buy houses in Woodstock, GA Woodstock Zip Code 30189 Call or text me now at 703-371-9548 Fill out the Real Estate Solutions form below for a fast response. I will buy your house in Woodstock zip code 30189 with the following terms: 1. The house must have some neglected maintenance. 2. If your house…

Modular Homes vs. Mobile Homes. What’s the difference?

Posted on June 17, 2019 By

Here is the difference between a modular home and a mobile home.

5 Reasons to Resolve to Use a Real Estate Professional in 2019

Posted on December 28, 2018 By

Make sure you work with a full time professional agent for your real estate transaction in 2019. Here are 5 reasons why. Call or text me now: 703-371-9548

Are We Heading Toward Another Housing Bubble?

Posted on December 13, 2018 By

10 years ago one of the causes of the housing bubble was the increase of housing inventory. It was a 10-12 month supply. This over supply caused prices to fall dramatically.  Today we have a 4.4 month supply of homes for sale, nowhere near the amount we had pre-bubble! Let’s chat about what that means…

Real Estate Agent Training with Team Leaders

Posted on December 10, 2018 By

I train real estate agents to be productive and successful. I’m always looking to connect with other team leaders who are training agents to share ideas. It’s always great to make improvements to help agents succeed.

John Marion Real Estate Agent in Canton, GA Says Merry Christmas

Posted on December 4, 2018 By

Merry Christmas from John Marion John Marion bobble head says hello and Merry Christmas!

New Homes in Jasper Georgia

Posted on December 3, 2018 By

Here’s the best options for new homes in Jasper, GA. I’m including links to videos of the most popular floor plans sold in the Jasper area. Dogwood Trace Dogwood Trace in Jasper is just over the Cherokee County line in Pickens County. Easy commute to Waleska, Ball Ground, Canton, Downtown Jasper. New homes priced in…

How to Not Mirror Image Your Live Facebook Video

Posted on September 12, 2018 By

Prevent Mirror Image on Facebook Live Video When you are creating a selfie live Facebook video, the setting defaults to a mirror image. This is how to change the setting prior to going live with your video. Is the text in your Facebook Live video backwards / a mirror image? If you have been frustrated…

What You Need to Know About REMAX Agents

Posted on August 21, 2018 By

4 Things You Should Know About REMAX Real Estate Agents 1. RE/MAX agents sell more real estate than any other U.S. brand. *As measured by residential transaction sides. 2. Billions of dollars have been spent promoting the RE/MAX brand and agents. Our real estate agents agents are empowered by the REMAX brand. 3. Every 30…

Agent Commission Split, Caps, and Fee Structure Part 1 Think Clearly

Posted on January 31, 2018 By

Agents: Think clearly about commission splits, fees, and caps. I made this video to urge you to think clearly about the split you have with your broker. YouTube VIDEO: Agent Commission Split, Caps, and Fee Structure Part 1 Think Clearly

5 Ways I Help People Make Money Investing in Real Estate

Posted on November 15, 2017 By

There is always money to be made in the real estate industry! Different strategies are used depending upon market conditions. Here are 5 ways I help people make money investing in real estate. 1. Identifying Investment Property: Good Deals & Great Deals Finding deals is one of my specialties. I have helped investors make a lot…

Investment Property in Lawrenceville GA – Tribble Mill Walk Subdivision

Posted on October 7, 2017 By

Download the flyer for this investment property in Lawrenceville, GA. This home mostly needs cosmetic work – flooring and paint. lawrenceville-ga-home-for-sale-pdf Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

How to Protect Yourself When Buying Investment Property

Posted on October 2, 2017 By

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Suggestions for prospective buyers of investment property. Here are my recommendations to people who want to buy investment property in the Atlanta area. These recommendations are general in nature and may not apply to specific properties. These recommendations will help to minimize your risk when buying investment property in the Atlanta market. Each of these…

What is a Fixer Upper?

Posted on May 12, 2017 By

What is a fixer upper house?

Investors create value in real estate by renovating properties in disrepair. Houses that need many repairs are often referred to as a “fixer upper”. Houses in Disrepair = Big Profits Real estate investors actively search for houses that are in need of significant repairs. In most cases, big profits can be made by investors with…

How Does Lease Purchase Work?

Posted on January 12, 2017 By

You have heard of lease purchase and lease option. Many people call this “rent to own” when talking about lease purchase opportunities. Lease Purchase / Lease Option / Rent to Own Basics Visit the Georgia First Time Home Buyer’s Facebook Page Rent to Own is basically renting and then buying the house you are renting after…

Regulation CC Banking 10 Day Hold on Check Federal Regulation

Posted on January 10, 2017 By

Why does your bank put a 10 day hold on your check deposit over $5,000? Federal Regulation CC This regulation seems to deal with two specific things regarding holding deposits. Making funds available for withdrawal within the times prescribed by the regulation Providing funds availability disclosures and notices to customers As far as I can…

My Dog Barking Jail Story

Posted on April 20, 2016 By

Here is my dog barking story and how I was arrested for a dog barking ticket. Click Here to Take the Dog Barking Ticket Survey Now! Cherokee County Georgia Dog Barking Ordinance Watch the video of me speaking during the public comment time before the Cherokee County Board of Commissioner on April 19, 2016 here:…

Canadian Investors

Posted on January 23, 2016 By

I’m getting a lot of calls from investors in Canada. Looking for foreclosure listings in Canada? Find Foreclosures in Canada Here. Canadian Real Estate Investors Investing in Atlanta real estate is attractive to investors from Canada. They are telling me that it’s difficult to find deals in their area. They like numbers they see in…

Atlanta Property Management

Posted on January 8, 2016 By

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I’m one of the owners of Georgia Rental Group, an Atlanta area property management company based in Cherokee County. Rental Property Management for Atlanta Landlords Georgia Rental Group is managing property in the Atlanta area for landlords who own one property as well as those who own multiple properties. We have 15 years of experience…

678-596-4444 is a Real (not fake) Government Agent

Posted on January 7, 2016 By

Are you getting phone calls from 678-596-4444? Update 2 January 30, 2017 – Mr. Welds was escorted back to my office by a Cherokee County Sheriff. It turns out he is in fact an actual Field Representative with the United State Census Bureau. I learned that he is authorized to gather certain data that is…

Carswell Floor Plan

Posted on November 17, 2015 By

Frank Betz Floor Plans The Carswell floor plan by Frank Betz is available for sale by several builders who I represent in North Metro Atlanta. Download the plan by clicking the link here: Frank Betz Carswell Floor Plan REMAX 8×11 Format for Web Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

REMAX and Kennesaw State University Athletics

Posted on October 8, 2015 By

Proud Sponsor of KSU Athletics Kennesaw State University Real Estate RE/MAX is a proud partner of KSU Athletics and we are here to serve you for any of your home buying and selling needs. We can also help you find off campus housing for rent. Kennesaw Property Management If you are a home owner and…

What is an Estate for Years?

Posted on September 23, 2015 By

Here is a test question that only makes sense if you are knowledgeable about real estate terminology. A lease for two weeks of a vacation cottage is: 1. a periodic estate 2. an estate for years Fixed Period of Time Most people would probably assume that since the question above asks about a 2 week…

Georgia Intangible Recording Tax

Posted on September 1, 2015 By

Updated 9/1/2015 Georgia Department of Revenue According to the Georgia Department of Revenue website, “Every holder (lender) of a long-term note secured by real estate must record the security instrument in the county in which the real estate is located within 90 days from the date of the instrument executed to secure the note.” The…

102 Overlook Circle Canton GA 30115

Posted on August 25, 2015 By

I’m a business partner with renowned Cherokee County agent Sandra Watkins. We are REMAX Town & Country agents. Sandra Watkins & Co. Office Address Our team is called Sandra Watkins & Co. and the address of our office is 102 Overlook Circle, Canton, GA 30115. We are in the same office building with Riverstone Homes….

How Agents Can Help Investors Get More Properties Under Contract

Posted on August 23, 2015 By

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Real estate agents are normally motivated to get properties under contract for their clients but many confused about working with investors. The following information explains a strategy for investors who want to get multiple properties under contract. Prepare and Submit Offers Quickly for Real Estate Investors Real estate investors who have an aggressive acquisition strategy…

3 Things Agents Should Know About Investors

Posted on July 27, 2015 By

Real estate agents have an opportunity to expand their business by understanding investors and investment property. Be an Investor Friendly Agent The first thing to keep in mind about investors may seem obvious: Investors want to work with a real estate agent who is friendly toward investors. Believe if or not, many investors have difficulty…

1031 Exchange Video Report From National Association of REALTORS July 2015

Posted on July 23, 2015 By

NAR releases research showing why proposals in Congress to curb 1031 tax-deferred exchanges would be a bad idea for residential and commercial real estate. National Association of Realtors Video Report Eliminating 1031 Exchanges Would Devastate the American economy. NAR Website Link For direct link to report on NAR website, click here. Notice: JavaScript is required…

Google Ads Test Page

Posted on July 3, 2015 By

This is a test page to see how Google ads appear on my website. Why Use Google Ads? I use Google ads on some of my marketing pages and posts in order to create some additional revenue. The idea behind this is that some visitors to my website do not find exactly what they are…

Will Capital Gains Tax Take a Large Piece Out of Your Real Estate Profits This Year?

Posted on June 11, 2015 By

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RE/MAX National Housing Report May 2015 Video

Posted on May 22, 2015 By

View this video: REMAX National Housing Report for May 2015. RE/MAX researches 53 major metropolitan markets and analyzes the data to get a pulse on the US housing market. Here are some highlights from this months report. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

Sell Your House in Cherokee County Georgia

Posted on May 11, 2015 By

Are you ready to sell your home in Cherokee County? Cherokee County Georgia REALTOR Your Cherokee County real estate may be in demand by buyers who are in the market searching for homes or land. I’m a full time REMAX Town & Country real estate agent in Canton, GA. In order to determine the best…