Real estate agents, developers, and homeowners are doing all they can to improve property values and revitalize neighborhoods, given that the housing market is not expected to fully recover for some time yet. In Atlanta, some Realtors have banded together to clean up neighborhoods, and developers have replaced unfinished residential foundations with a park. Incomplete development had put a damper on neighborhood property values, but residents say values have stabilized because of the park. Residents also are helping to promote local open houses and, in some instances, they let Realtors bring prospective buyers into their homes to show them what can be done with fixer-upper homes in the neighborhood. | Read More