Real Estate Video Blogs

Property Survey Alternatives
Kyle Eaves discusses property surveys and some of the alternative resources buyers can use to find essential information about a parcel’s overall size and boundary measurements. As a homebuyer, there are many reasons you’d want to have a survey when purchasing real estate.
Atlanta Real Estate Market Update | July 2021
This summer, the U.S. housing market has continued along at a frenzied pace, with low interest rates and limited inventory fueling record high sales prices. May saw the median existing-home sales price exceed $350,000, a 24% increase and the largest year-over-year increase since 1999, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.
Atlanta Housing Market Update | June 2021
As the weather warms and pandemic restrictions ease across much of the country, the U.S. housing market shows little sign of cooling. Robust buyer demand, fueled by low mortgage rates, continues to outpace supply, which remains near historic lows.
Atlanta Housing Market Update | May 2021
April was another strong month for home sales. The busy spring market continues to see many multiple offer situations driving sales prices above asking price. With such strong activity, by the time a property sale closes, the market may have already moved higher than that sold price suggests.
Sellers Are Spying On You | Home Buyers Beware
Kyle Eaves discusses the use of video and audio recording devices in homes that are for sale. If you’re a home buyer in 2020, I can almost guarantee you’ll encounter a “security camera” or some other form of recording device when shopping for homes to buy.
Atlanta Real Estate Market Update | June 2020
June 2020 housing statistics and real estate market update for Metro Atlanta. In this live video event, Kyle Eaves starts off with the general sentiments surrounding the residential real estate market, which seem to be very positive.
Do you really need a real estate agent when buying a home?
Most people know that homes can be listed and sold without a seller’s agent (about 8% each year are), but is it possible to buy without an agent? Of course it is! The question is, should you? In some cases, YES! Depending on your personality type and your experience level when it comes to real estate transactions, you may or may not a REALTOR® representing you.
May 2020 Atlanta Real Estate Market Update | Georgia Housing Trends
Live broadcast housing market update from the Metro Atlanta Home Group for May 2020. Today Kyle Eaves discusses the recent surge in online home buyer traffic and property inquiries. The Google search traffic for the term "homes for sale" was nearly as high in the first week of May as it was during the peak summer months of 2019.
In-Person Showings Have Resumed | Mandatory Covid-19 Safety Precautions ??
Although real estate has been deemed an essential service in Georgia all throughout the Coronavirus epidemic, many agents, buyers and sellers voluntarily reduced activities as quarantine mandates were put into place. Agents were encouraged to follow all state requirements and practice safety measures when conducting essential business. This involved only necessary travel and the performance of minimum basic operations. Restrictions not only impacted showings, but inspections, appraisals and closings too. N
Atlanta Housing Market Update | October 2019 Real Estate Trends
This video features real estate trends and statistics for Atlanta, GA as of October 2019. Housing data and charts include: average sale price, number of new listings and closed transactions, months supply of inventory, pending sales, days on market, sale price to original list price ratio, mortgage rate trends, homes for sale, median list price, average price per square foot, new homes sold, number of showings until pending, and more.
Real Estate Clients & Restaurant Regulars
I discuss some similarities between real estate clients and restaurant/bar "regulars". In some establishments, these repeat customers are the lifeblood of the business, part of the family, and often the biggest advocates of the business. These are people who frequent the same place multiple times per week, or maybe even multiple times a day.
Selling Real Estate Can Be A Dangerous Job
I talk about many of the safety related issues that real estate agents face when doing their job. There have been multiple well publicized instances in the past year where agents have been threatened, robbed and even murdered while on the job.
Real Estate Market Update | Jan. 2019
Home prices were consistently up again in most markets in 2018 but at reduced levels compared to recent years. High demand for fewer homes for sale fueled price increases, but evidence is mounting that inventory will finally improve in 2019.
Renting vs Buying A Home In 2019
I discuss the viability of renting real estate versus buying it (in the short-term). This newly published article makes a strong case for being a renter in many parts of the country. In areas such as Texas, South Florida, New England, and most of the West Coast, home ownership is out of reach for many of the area's residents.
Real Estate Market Update | Nov. 2018
To get started, I’m going to highlight a few hot topics that are impacting buyers and sellers in our local housing market. An important trend I’ve been monitoring is the increasing number of price reductions we’re starting to see. According to this recent Curbed article, Atlanta is one of the top Metro markets in the nation for price drops.
Smyrna, GA. Home Tour | SOLD!
Beautiful home in Bentley Park! 5BR/3.5BA with over 3,700 finished sq/ft (including basement) sold on 12/13/2018. Active swim/tennis community close to the Silver Comet Trail, Smyrna Village Market and SunTrust Park/Battery.
Atlanta, GA Hour Tour | SOLD!
Fully renovated in 2013, this home has a new kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a large laundry room on the main floor. The large back yard is very private, and is completely fenced in. The partial basement has been finished and can be used as a 4th bedroom with additional multi-purpose room.
Tucker, GA. Home Tour | SOLD!
Stunning lake front home in Tucker, GA will take your breath away, so prepare to fall in love. This completely renovated ranch style home has breathtaking lake views, a paradise back yard, and tons of luxury updates. A truly unique home, you will not find another one like it.
Buckhead Luxury Home Tour | SOLD!
Immaculately maintained home on the park with three car garage plus separate carport in gated community. Gorgeous hardwoods throughout main level and in master bedroom. Private elevator from garage to all floors of the home.
Dekalb County Schools Impact On Home Prices
Dekalb County, Georgia elementary school ratings have a huge impact on home prices. Today's video breaks down the correlation between school ratings from and home prices from 2013. See how the quality of schools impact the price of homes throughout the county.
Do Schools Impact Home Prices?
Schools do appear to impact home prices, but just how much? In this video I'll take a look at school ratings and home prices to see if the impact can be measured and if so, just how much a difference higher performing schools can make versus under-performing ones.
12 Questions To Ask A Contractor
Before hiring a contractor for a home renovation project you should have a conversation with them to make sure you're both on the same page. Find out what each contractor's policy and procedures are and make sure they're in line with your expectations.
Top 5 Reasons To Get A Pre-Listing Home Inspection
This video covers our top 5 reasons why you should get a pre-listing home inspection prior to putting your home on the market! Many sellers can benefit from getting a pre-listing inspection and addressing the issues before they become a problem.
5 Reasons You May Not Need A Pre-Listing Home Inspection
Learn about the 5 situations in which a pre-listing home inspection may not be ideal for your home. If your home is new or in great condition, you probably won't benefit much from getting it inspected. If you already know there are some issues and don't have the financial resources to make any additional repairs, you probably shouldn't bother with an inspection.