Atlanta realtors forced to pay fines for rundown homes


ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta real estate agents trying to ride out the housing slump by selling foreclosures are getting more than they bargained for because city inspectors are holding some liable for code violations on run-down properties.
Several agents have been taken to court recently in yet another offshoot of a foreclosure crisis that's spread across the region but hit some neighborhoods especially hard.
Agents who are often selling the properties

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