Working with Thom Abbott and MyMidtownMojo.com

Thom Abbott and MyMidtownMojo.com

Real estate is the industry, or business that I work in. My job really is in marketing. Especially for Sellers. But when it comes to working with Sellers or Buyers, I consider my clients my friends. And when you help your friends, you want to make sure they do the right thing, or get the […]

You Think Mortgage Payments are Expensive Now? Think Again!

Mortgage Rate History

My parents sold real estate in Montana (yes that’s where I was born and raised!) in the 1980’s and early 90’s until my Dad passed away suddenly. They worked side-by-side every day, and when he died my Mom could just not handle going to the office without him and stopped selling. I look back at […]

West Midtown Atlanta — It’s Happening And MORE!

West Midtown White Provision

If only I’d  had the foresight to buy some old warehouse  in the district that is now West Midtown Atlanta! Because now, the entire area is HOT, HOT, HOT!! And there appears to be no end in sight! I’m currently working with a Buyer looking in the area, so it’s got me spending more time on […]

What Does The Closing Attorney Do? | Clearing Title

real estate closing in georgia

The closing process in real estate varies from state to state. In Georgia, we use closing attorney’s to complete the real estate sale. Other states use title companies. Very similar here. The closing attorney does not represent the Buyer OR the Seller in the process, but the lender. They complete all the documents as required by your […]

Do I need a Home Inspection on a Midtown Atlanta Condo?

Homeownership survival skills

A home inspection is a critical part of the process when you buy a home. What’s that saying…”don’t leave home without it.” (That would be American Express…but it still rings true here!) There is a difference in home inspections on a single family home versus a condominium. So does that mean you should or should […]

What Is Title Insurance In Georgia?

Midtown Atlanta Condo Title Insurance

When you purchase your Midtown Atlanta condo, one of the closings costs you will find on your HUD-1 or closing statement will be for two policies for title insurance. One will be a policy for your lender (unless you paid cash for your property) and the other will be for you. So… What Is Title […]

But the Listing Has Your Name On It!

How Do I market My Condo For Sale

Daily, we get calls from potential home buyers and renters who have found a listing here at MyMidtownMojo.com. We may get asked a question about that listing that we don’t know, and will reply, “That is not our listing, but we can get the info for you.” And then the next question or statement is… […]

Giving Agents Access to Your Condo

Selling Your Midtown Condo

Blog posts are most often the result of personal experience. As a real estate broker, we see it all. And sometimes we don’t. When I list Midtown Atlanta Condos for sale, there is a place in the listing where you can list the owner’s name. This might be done if they personally want to schedule […]

Downsizing From a House to a Midtown Atlanta Condo

Downsizing to a Condo

Congratulations!!!  You have shipped the last kid off to college! (Admit it, despite being sad to see them go, you are kinda ecited about having the place all to yourselves now. But wait? What are we going to do with 3500 square feet of house for just the two of us? We still have to clean […]

Do You Look at Your OWN For Sale Listing?

bad listing pictures

That seems like a pretty obvious question, right? But do you? Do You Look at Your OWN Listing? You are selling the single biggest asset you own. (Most likely anyways!) You did your homework, and found agents on-line. Or maybe it was a recommendation from someone in the office. Or your gym. Nothing wrong with […]