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If something seems a bit “off” in an email, ask.
“Heather, would you consider this a normal work day?”
Seen and Heard at NS3
An Expert Q & A with the Director of Operations at Cook & James
Let’s get real before you pop the bubbly.
When people have a question and need a lifeline, they value the ability to phone a friend to confer and get some quick feedback on surveys, earnest money and more.
reflections from the firm’s resident industry observer
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is hitting the proverbial fan and all of us are now preparing to pay the piper.
Johnell Woody, a respected Atlanta-area real estate educator, broker and consultant, provides insight on the leadership roles of real estate professionals in their communities.
OUR LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE
Chuck says there are no major risks to refinancing within a year or so of a purchase in this article on how soon you can refinance in The Mortgage Reports.
Heather adds her expertise about HOA fees that can be unexpected in this PolicyGenius blog post about hidden costs of homeownership.
Our marketing manager, Mary Jackson, adds her expertise to an article on technology tools from Real Estate Business. See her comments on page 30.
Heather provides tip #3 in Penny Mac’s recent summary of common mistakes made by first-time homebuyers and how to avoid them.
HousingWire reports on the recent C&J growth news, expanding with a second office in Woodstock and adding Stacey Besser to serve additional closing business in South Carolina.
The Columbia Star includes C&J’s new attorney Stacey Besser in the Folks About Town business section.
Atlanta Agent Magazine covers the Cook & James sponsored beverage cart the at the annual Cherokee Association of Realtors golf outing. See a fun photo gallery from the May 20 festivities.
The Cook & James signature service of “at home” closings is featured as #12 in a list of 17 unique and niche real estate services in Fit Small Business.
Frances McKinney’s hometown newspaper, the Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News, reports the news of our newest attorney joining the Cook & James team.
Our recent announcement of Frances McKinney joining our team was covered in The Title Report recently.
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How much salary do you need to earn in order to afford the principal, interest, tax and insurance payments on a median-priced home in your metro area?
It’s impossible to precisely compare iBuyer offers to actual home sale prices, but our investigation of a few dozen transactions comes close
THE MORTGAGE REPORTS
But wait. Does it pay to refinance the low-rate mortgage you already have?
Powering your customers' new home search is key
By hiring people with different personalities and at varied stages of their career, it can help to foster creativity and offer a range of perspectives and ideas.
American consumers are vastly under-educated about the mortgage process, according to a new survey from Fannie Mae.
Every entrepreneur needs two things: The first is a reliable internet connection.
Last week, 53.5% of borrowers received rates under 4.25%
It all started with an email.
What agents and brokers need to do right now to leverage the change