17 Most Lucrative Real Estate Niches From the Pros

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.

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Kara Cook
Canton resident joins Atlanta real estate law firm

Frances McKinney’s hometown newspaper, the Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News, reports the news of our newest attorney joining the Cook & James team.

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Kara Cook
Cook & James adds attorney

Our recent announcement of Frances McKinney joining our team was covered in The Title Report recently.

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Heather James
HousingWire - Kudos to Cook & James

The Kudos section of April’s HousingWire print issue leads with a summary and photo of Cook & James’ inaugural Acts of Kindness community service initiative, delivering coats to the Atlanta Mission for homeless people.

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Kara Cook
Home prices dropping: 10 markets where you can save on a home purchase

Chuck Biskobing, Cook & James associate attorney, offers industry perspective in The Mortgage Reports article about 10 markets where home price drops are benefiting buyers.

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Kara Cook
First Time Home Buyers | 5 Tips and Myth Busters

Mario Fermin, a C&J collaborator and colleague, wrote a guest blog on our site last December, sharing his expertise and busting some myths for first-time home buyers. Check out this re-post on Atlanta Latinos from his original blog.

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Kara Cook
Cook & James launches community service initiative

The Title Report covers the launch of the Acts of Kindness at Cook & James and the firm’s inaugural community service deed delivering coats for the homeless.

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Kara Cook
‘Acts of Kindness Jar’ Meant Coats and Blankets to the Homeless

Atlanta Agent Magazine covers the launch of the Acts of Kindness Jar at Cook & James and the firm’s inaugural good deed of delivering coats for the homeless. Check the photo gallery.

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Heather James
How to Find a Room for Rent

Kara provides input for a U.S. News & World Report article about renting a room versus a whole apartment. She notes the difference between boarders and tenants and the importance of getting the agreement in writing.

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Heather James
Rising rates aren’t deterring millennials from buying homes

Chuck Biskobing, the newest associate attorney at Cook & James, explains in The Mortgage Reports article why millennials are eager to buy homes despite rising rates.

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Heather James
Homeownership for millennials is top goal

Heather shares her thoughts on the priorities of younger generations and why they rank homeownership highly for The Mortgage Reports.

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Heather James
Buy or rent? Further proof that it’s better to buy a home than rent today

Kara tell The Mortgage Reports it makes sense that people choose buying over renting since home ownership benefits include building equity, personalizing your property, and a stable, fixed-rate mortgage.

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Heather James
Atlanta Realtors 7th Annual RPAC Chili Cook Off

The Cook & James team brings home “best booth” award at 7th annual chili cook off event with antics like Jell-O shots, ring pops, fun dip and a TV giveaway. Check the photos in this Atlanta Agent Magazine wrap up.

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Kara Cook
23 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Heather explains to CEO Blog Nation and Hearpreneur how she and Kara came up with the name for their firm…and admits to being lousy at the rock-paper-scissors game.

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Kara Cook
Home selling: What can go wrong with the buyer’s mortgage?

Heather discusses with The Mortgage Reports potential pitfalls with the buyer’s mortgage, including issues with short appraisals and options to deal with them.

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Kara Cook
Cook & James adds associate attorney

Announcement in The Title Report of Chuck’s executive appointment as C&J’s newest associate attorney.

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Kara Cook
CONDUCT CLOSING BUSINESS AT-HOME WITH COOK AND JAMES

Kara discusses all things Cook & James, especially how she and Heather filled a void in real estate with “at home” closings. Listen to the Atlanta Real Estate Forum podcast and read the blog.

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Heather James
Cook & James hires market developer

Announcement in The Title Report of Mary’s executive appointment as C&J’s newest market developer.

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Kara Cook
The Worst Home Buying And Selling Advice Realtors And Mortgage Brokers Have Heard

Kara shares with the Huffington Post story some of the worst buying and selling advice and cautions about making large purchases that can affect your credit until the real estate transaction is complete.

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Heather James
Cook & James Appoints Mary Jackson Market Developer

Announcement in Atlanta Daybook of Mary’s executive appointment as C&J’s newest market developer.

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Kara Cook