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Parents will pay to live in charter-school zones, study says

...students who live in specific zones.Of the neighborhoods studied, most are considered lower- to middle-income.Real estate agents have always known parents search out good schools when given a choice."So, it makes sense, that they would value...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-21/parents-will-pay-live-ch
US home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

...Massachusetts contains just 1.8 months' supply, according to a Federal Reserve report this month. The majority of real estate agents in the Atlanta Fed region - which ranges from Alabama to Florida- said that inventories were flat or falling over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-22/us-home-sales-surge-june-f
Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal

...matching March's figure for the second-highest level since the recession.That's good news for auto dealers and real estate agents. Auto sales jumped to nearly a 10-year high in May. The National Automobile Dealers Association forecasts that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/solid-hiring-expected-june
Housing market has changed home staging business

...It has to be priced right and show well."As a real estate agent, Melton only uses her staging services on personal...certified staging professional, works mostly with local real estate agents when she stages residences. She does a lot of staging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-05/housing-mar
Selling that sofa online? Think about going to the cop shop

...their parking lot nearly daily. Among the items spotted: a bed, dining room set, antique dishes.Mimi Fisher, a real estate agent, has sold snow tires, a motorcycle helmet and framed prints at the police station."I've had people come to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-15/selling-sofa-online-think-
Scuttlebiz: Apartment rental prices growing fast, but not here

...where a lot of people buy and sell anyway. But that's high for even the summer sales season.In June 2014, real estate agents in the metro area reported the sale of 617 homes.The last time there was a June home sale rush that busy, you have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-11/apartment-rental-prices-gr
Father says woman shot by Georgia sheriff told police the shooting was an accident

...her by mistake."McCord claimed that Hill would never intentionally harm her," the statement says.McCord is a real estate agent and wanted to learn self-defense since she's frequently alone in model homes, her father said. She had bought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-29/father-says-woman-shot
Guns, training gun found where police say sheriff shot woman

...Sheriff Victor Hill faces a misdemeanor charge of reckless conduct in the May 3 shooting, which critically wounded real estate agent Gwenevere McCord, 43, Gwinnett County police have said. Hill was released from jail on a $2,950 bond and has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-28/guns-training-gun-foun
Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Weird kid' McCreery turns out to be an 'American Idol' star

...growing up were for music and pitching baseballs for his high school team.He noted that his mother, Judy, a former real estate agent; his father, Michael, a manufacturing systems analyst for Schneider Electric, and his sister, Ashley, are all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-21/ramblin-rhodes-weird-
Lawman charged in shooting vows to continue as sheriff

JONESBORO, Ga. - A day after he was charged with reckless conduct in the shooting of a real estate agent, a Georgia sheriff called it a "tragic accident" and vowed to continue his law enforcement duties.Meanwhile, a Georgia police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-07/lawman-charged-shootin