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Atlanta Audubon Society’s 2010 Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary Tour

Attend the Atlanta Audubon Society’s 2010 Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary Tour.

You can also meet Georgia authors Charles Seabrook and John Yow, and learn about their most recent publications.

Date and time: Saturday, September 11, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Event will be held rain or shine.

Locations: Four private gardens and the Blue Heron Nature Preserve.

For more details, go to the Atlanta Audubon Website: 

AAS encourages you to purchase tickets in advance…

Advance tickets: $12. Available July 1 until noon September 1.

Call the AAS office at 678-973-2437 and pay by credit card. Tickets will be mailed or e-mailed.

Day-of-tour tickets: $15 at sites #1 (570 Valley Lane) and #5 (3003 Howell Mill Road).

Free admission if you sign up to join the Atlanta Audubon Society on the tour date! Children under 12 can get in free with adults!


Loan Modification Could be Good, but Short Sale is Better says 1 Expert

Atlanta, GA--  As more and more Atlanta homeowners find themselves in financial distress and are forced to make tough decisions regarding their homes and specifically their dropping values and ballooning mortgage payments, we turned to a housing expert to help us navigate this complex situation.

Marian Anthony is a real estate finance expert and author of Short Sale RUSH- A How To Guide for Nonperforming Assets.  According to Marian, a Short Sale is more advantageous than a Loan Modification or a Foreclosure because "the reduced payoff in a short sale releases you from the debt obligation." He states that a foreclosure will ruin the homeowner's credit, and "a loan modification actually builds a debt trap around the borrower, milking them for every last nickel."

With so much information and marketing dollars being spent on homeowners getting into Loan Modification programs which may keep you bogged in debt for years, take Marian's su