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What is the value of experience in real estate? $25,000.00. Yes, that is right. The Wall Street Journal just published a story on the report and it was a fascinating read. According to a recent study published in the Journal of Housing Research, Veteran real estate agents (those who have been licensed for 10 years or more) on average sell homes for 12% more than their less experienced counterparts. If you are even considering selling your home in Dacula or Gwinnett County, Georgia this is information you need to know.

A 12% increase in home purchase price adds up to $25,000 according to the study which was conducted by Longwood University in Farmville, Va..

Hermes Realty Group prides ourselves on making the most money possible for our clients and our

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Hermes & Associates - Atlanta Homes Guru's Hamilton Mill Sales Stats 2012 vs. 2013 once again show that NOW is a great time to list your home and get it sold.

The following chart shows the closed sales within the Hamilton Mill subdivision in Dacula, Georgia on a year to year basis from January 1, 2012 - May 31, 2012 compared to the same time period in 2013.

The chart shows that while the number of closed sales is down more than 25% from 44 in 2012 to 30 in 2013 the average sales price was up over $30,000!!!  As the leading reseller of homes in Hamilton Mill, we can tell you that the activity in the same period is up from 2012 however the lack of available inventory has Buyers waiting for the opportunity to purchase in Hamilton Mill.

What this means for…
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<a href="" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" src="" height="213" width="320" /></a>Hermes &amp; Associates sells Hamilton Mill - Dacula, GA and just last week we helped two Hamilton Mill homeowners sell their homes.&nbsp; Both of these <a href="" target="_blank">Hamilton Mill</a> homes were under contract in less than 10 days and both sold for over 98% of asking price.<br />
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FHA shrinks waiting period for families that have had foreclosures and short sales - Now is the time to buy. If you have had a home that was foreclosed on or were forced to do a "Short Sale" and were told the waiting period to be able to purchase again was 5-7 years, please read this.

I have been talking about and hearing for a year or so that this was coming but now it is great to hear that help is on the way for those who were put into a position of having to do a short sale or had their homes foreclosed on.  It was apparent from the outset that the government was not going to be able to enforce the extended wait times initially expected for those who suffered the loss to be able to purchase homes again. The economy relies heavily on the housing…
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