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Tips for Locking in the Best Atlanta Mortgage Rate

June 07, 2018

Many homebuyers may not be aware of this, but mortgage interest rates do not fluctuate on a day-to-day basis, but can change throughout the day. Many people in the midst of buying a home may be asking themselves, “When should I lock in my rate?” This is an excellent question with no easy and foolproof […]

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Why Now is the Right Time to Buy in Atlanta’s BeltLine

April 04, 2018

As the Atlanta housing market continues to grow and strengthen, a few buying trends have emerged—and any potential homebuyer needs to take note. Quite a few neighborhoods in Atlanta have suddenly become desirable since the housing recovery began, and quite a few others are next in line. Houses along Atlanta’s BeltLine are predicted to be […]

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A Real Estate Guide to Atlanta, GA Parks

April 02, 2018

Atlanta is known as the Peach State, in part, for its lush environment. Green trees and fields cover most of the state, and the city of Atlanta attracts many homebuyers who want to live in the midst of this natural beauty. As with any urban area, this can be hard to find in the middle […]

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Famous Georgians and Their Homes

August 28, 2017

You wouldn’t know it, but some of the most famous people have lived in Georgia. Can you imagine their houses or how much they’d sell for? Well, look no further! Here we’ll discuss a few of the famous, explore their marvelous mansions, and just how much they’ve sold or are selling for. Tyler Perry, Atlanta […]

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Atlanta: A Real Estate Guide

September 19, 2016 atlanta real estate guide

If you’re looking for a house in Atlanta, you couldn’t ask for a better place to move. In addition to being a thriving center of global commerce, it’s also an area of cultural and historical significance. We’ve published a guide to buying near parks in the city, but this guide will provide a more comprehensive […]

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Mortgage News Roundup: December 12, 2014

December 12, 2014 Assembled for you every week, here are the top 4 mortgage-related industry stories for December 12, 2014.

At First Option, we believe each person who walks into our branches deserves to know everything about the mortgage process before they start it. “An educated consumer is the best client,” said the New York clothing store Syms. We agree, which is why we often use this blog to relay the latest industry news. Mortgage rules and real […]

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10 Things You Never Knew About Atlanta

November 03, 2014 Think you know Atlanta? You probably don't know these 10 facts!

You can live in a place your whole life and never really know it—or you can move there and feel behind the curve about everything from highway names to history. Whether you’re a Georgia resident born and raised or someone who just decided to buy a home in Atlanta, we’ve got you covered. These are 10 of […]

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