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    The Atlanta real estate company Jamestown started its shopping spree in Boston the way many people do: by plunking down a lot of money on Newbury Street. Its $226 million purchase of a portfolio of retail buildings there three years ago turned heads. But Jamestown has since gone in a different direction, buying large office…

    Sometimes, one of the best ways to learn to invest is to watch those investors who have enjoyed a tremendous level of success. However, out of all the billionaire investors in the world, which ones are the best to follow? We asked that exact question to three of our analysts, and here is what they…

    Why Use a Realtor®? 6 Important Reasons

    Real estate is a big deal. For most Americans, a home is the most expensive purchase they’ll make in their lifetime. It’s a serious transaction with significant financial and emotional ramifications for the parties involved, and having proper representation is critical.   Today’s buyers and sellers agree. In 2012, a full 89 percent of buyers used…

    While it may be acceptable to snap up a pair of shoes on an impulse, buying a home requires thoughtful planning and decision making. Whether you’re becoming a homeowner for the first time or you’re a repeat buyer, buying a home is a financial and emotional decision that requires the experience and support of a…

    Live in a multimillion-dollar home for $2,500

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) The Starres aren’t movie stars, but they live like it — for a fraction of the cost. As home managers, Calvenn and Crystena Starre rent a $1.3 million home in Carlsbad, Calif., for just $2,500 a month — about a third of what it would cost normally. They’re “hired” by Showhomes, a…

    5 myths about buying a home!

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) From housing bubble to foreclosure crisis to somewhere in between, the housing market has changed dramatically over the past decade — and so have many of the rules of homebuying. Here are five once commonly believed myths that no longer apply. Myth #1: Buying a home is a great investment If the…

    COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

    Colleges and universities in Georgia provide growing businesses with a steady stream of talent. More than 60,000 students graduate each year from the Georgia University System, the state’s private universities, and technical colleges. In metro Atlanta, one-third of adults hold a four-year college degree, well above the national average of 28 percent, providing a concentration…

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