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Talking Real Estate With AGLCC


Emma Foulkes, Lesley Robertson, Lori Gehring, Kevin Walts

Talking Real Estate With AGLCC

This week hosts Emma Foulkes and Bruce Logue of AGLCC featured three experts from the real estate industry who facilitate home sales/purchases.  Realtor with Keller Williams, Chip Ivey, joined us to talk about the Atlanta home market and shared some tips for buyers to think about.

Fifth Third Bank provides mortgage origination services as part of their suite of solutions provided to their customers.  Lori Gehring and Kevin Walts came by to talk about the mortgage process and gave some insight on what to look out for and how to best prepare for securing a mortgage.

Fifth Third Bank, established in 1858, is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest, and as of September 30, 2016, had $314 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit

In Georgia we have 32 Banking Locations- 29 in the Atlanta area and 3 In Augusta, Ga. 5/3 is a Full
Service Mortgage Lender- Conventional, FHA, VA,USDA and Jumbo Mortgages. 5/3 has it own Downpayment
Assistance program for Homes located in Low Tract or for Low Income Individuals- 3% of the Sales price up to

This program can be used in conjunction with other Down Payment Assistance Programs such as Atlanta
Housing Authority, ANDPI, Lawrenceville Housing Authority, DeKalb County DPA . 5/3 is also actively involved with the Urban League and RRC doing Empower U classes- including Mortgage Classes.

Lesley Robertson is an attorney with Shafritz & Dean LLC, specializing in real estate law in Atlanta since 1998.  She has closed large deals in both residential and commercial developments, working with the gamut of professionals and individuals with real estate needs.

Shafritz & Dean is a firm specializing in expertise in real estate in Georgia and Florida, estate planning, and corporate law.  The practice prides itself in what it describes as “Silver Lining Service” for each individual they encounter, in an effort to insure that everyone walks away happy.