Car Leasing 101

MoneyTipsSo, you are in the market for a new vehicle, huh? You’ve got some important decisions to make. New or used? Coupe or sedan? Import or domestic? Fire engine red or metallic silver? But perhaps your most important decision, at least from a financial standpoint, is how you will pay for the vehicle. You have three main options: pay the full vehicle price in cash, borrow money to pay for the vehicle, or lease the vehicle. About one out of every four new vehicles that is sold today is leased, according to Edmunds.com. So, while leasing is popular,…

Egypt Sherrod’s formula for real estate investing

Sales of both new and existing homes are on the rise—welcome news for fix-and-flip investors. And television series have given bravado to novices. The shows make flipping look easy, but it’s far from a walk in the park.
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House Envy: Look inside Yo Shin So, a $1.7-million Zen oasis

Complete with four koi ponds, two teahouses, a sculpture garden, and a meditation room, a North Atlanta house named Yo Shin So (“a sunny place in the woods”) is an authentic slice of the Japanese countryside.
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House Envy: $4.4-million Tuxedo Park estate is a federal beauty

Serial remodeler Karen Richardson transforms this $4.4-million mansion from a 1980s Gothic eyesore into a pristine federal beauty.
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House Envy: This Antebellum home might be the oldest house in Buckhead

An elegant but unassuming Greek Revival home on West Wesley Road is perhaps the oldest house in Buckhead. Actually, it was built in Resaca, located near Calhoun in Northwest Georgia. In the 1950s, Atlanta contractor Joseph Walker and his wife drove by and fell instantly in love with the abandoned, antebellum home.
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