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Buy and Hold: The Key to Wealth

You may have heard other investors, gurus and financial planners discussing the virtues of owning rental properties. And it is definitely true that a portfolio of GOOD rental properties can provide lifetime income and financial security. But what really makes a GOOD rental property? What should you expect from your rental portfolio and how do you manage it for maximum return on minimal effort? Tom and Joanne cover those points and more with real examples and data at this GRID meeting.

Join the online GRID community to post deals, ask questions, and connect with other investors across the globe. Tom and Joanne host a monthly meeting discussing a variety of topics so sign up for the entire year! And don’t worry if you can’t make it, you can get a link to the recording so you don’t miss any valuable information. www.gridinvestor.com/atlantanorth

Making Your Money Work For You

You work hard for your money. Does your money work for you? Knowing your home’s value can put you in a position to unleash the power of your equity for a variety of investment opportunities. In this video, Joanne explains the benefits of an equity analysis, especially in the current market. Our experienced team will provide you with a FREE Equity Analysis today.

18th Annual Curtin Team Fall Festival

Join us on October 14th to pick your pumpkin at the Curtin Team Fall Festival and help us celebrate our 20th Anniversary!
The Curtin Team is celebrating our 20th Anniversary at our Annual Fall Fest Pumpkin Patch Party!
Stop by our office (1255 Canton Street, Suite A Roswell, GA 30075) on October 14th anytime between 3pm – 7pm to hand pick your pumpkin, enjoy refreshments and ice cream, play games, and create a memory by snapping a photo in our pumpkin patch photo booth.
Don’t forget to register to reserve your family’s pumpkin!

A conversation with Joanne Curtin and Maggie DeCan

Recently, Joanne Curtin sat down (via Zoom) with Maggie DeCan, CEO and Executive Director of The Children’s Development Academy (CDA), to discuss the mission of CDA and how local partnerships play a role in its success. The CDA is a non-profit organization in Roswell, Georgia, providing affordable early learning programs and childcare for preschool children. It holds the highest accreditation with NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children). In 2015, the CDA received the highest rating from Georgia’s Quality Rated program. Their curriculum is focused on preparing children to be “ready by five” for school success.
Funding for CDA comes from community and corporate donations. 2 major fundraiser events, volunteers, and donations support the organization throughout the year. Curtin Team Cares recently donated $5,000.00 to CDA.
Their “Party on our Playground” fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, October 23rd from 7-10pm. You can stroll through their 2-acre, award winning playground while enjoying cocktails, listening to music and enjoying childhood inspired treats.

Ready for Relocation – Recording Available

In case you missed last week’s discussion on Relocation with Kanani Briggs, you can sign up to get a link to the ENTIRE video. Kanani and her guests discuss the reasons for relocation, the challenges many people face and the the top resources for helping you feel at home in your new city.

Zoom Class - Ready for Relocation Recording Sign Up 2021

Ready for Relocation – Recording Available

Ready for Relocation

Relocation can be a big move but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Kanani Briggs, Buyer Agent, shares ways to make it more peaceful. Using her own experience relocating to Georgia from New Jersey, Kanani Briggs will explain the general process of relocation, working with a real estate agent, where to find local resources and ways to connect with your new community. Her guest will be Kristin Polaski, a former client, who’s recent relocation experiences can help you navigate your own journey.

Ready for Relocation

Buyers Class Hosted by Melinda Nawn

Are you a buyer who’s nervous about low inventory? Are you scared to look for a new home because you’re afraid your offer won’t be accepted? Let us put those fears to rest and show you how you CAN BUY in this market! Join us for another exciting and informative Zoom class, August 19 at 11am hosted by Melinda Nawn, Buyer Agent.
Whether you are considering down sizing, right sizing or buying for the first time, Melinda Ashby Nawn, will show you the path to home ownership. You will get exclusive access to listings in the Atlanta Metro area. She will separate fears from facts, explain the realities of the current market, various financing options and the next steps to take to be in your new home.

Buyers Class Hosted by Melinda Nawn

Curtin Team Cares Back to School Supply Drive

Curtin Team Cares is hosting a Back to School Supply Drive to support the Children’s Development Academy (CDA) in Roswell. The CDA helps nearly 160 local families get quality early education at little or no cost. Your donation of school supplies helps these children get an early start on success. Drop off your donations to our office at 1255 Canton Street Ste. A until July 23rd. You can also make a monetary donation at www.curtinteamcares.org
Here is what they need:
Zip Lock Bags (sandwich size, gallon size and 2 ½ gallon size)
Batteries (especially AA, AAA and C12)
Laundry detergent (he)
Kleenex/Facial Tissues
8 Pack Jumbo Crayons
Colored Pencils
Washable Colored Markers (Broadline)
Copier Paper (White and Multi Color)
School Glue
Glue Sticks
Clear Sheet Protectors
Sharpie Permanent Markers – Assorted Colors
Gallons of Bubble Liquid
Construction Paper multi-color (9”x12” & 12”x18”)
Books appropriate for 1-5-year olds, especially multi-cultural books
Toilet paper
Post-It Notes
Disinfecting wipes
Individually wrapped healthy snacks (goldfish, graham crackers, pretzels, etc. – no peanuts please)
Bottled water (miniature size or regular)
Gift cards to purchase supplies, as needed, throughout the year

Curtin Team Cares Back to School Supply Drive

June Market Update from Joanne Curtin

Joanne discusses the current real estate market trends in metro Atlanta northern suburbs. She reviews the rise in the home price index nationwide and what buyers and sellers can expect over the next few months.

Meet the 2021 Winner of the Entrepreneur Scholarship Winner, Lucy Corder

Congratulations to Lucy Corder, the 2021 Winner of the Curtin Team Entrepreneur Scholarship award. She founded her own jewelry business, selling her unique pieces at Marietta Square Artisan Market and Alive After Five in Roswell, while maintaining Principal’s Honor Roll. When her business was impacted by Covid-19 restrictions, she successfully moved it online. Lucy plans to study Graphic Communications at Clemson University and continue growing her jewelry business to include a clothing line.

We created the Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship to assist students who demonstrate a high level of entrepreneurial spirit, who value the way business success can make a positive impact on society, and who are willing to create their own opportunities.

Visit Lucy’s online store at www.lucycarolinedesigns.com