Suwanee Home for Sale


Suwanee Home for Sale

Fantastic Renovation 3-sided brick, master main on a 1.5 acre virtual private island w/NO HOA! Incredible updates floors to lighting from 2014-2019: New tile, carpet, deck, roof, gutters, kitchen, stainless appliances, patio doors, refinished wood floors/stair rails, plus professional outdoor living with lighting, stone work, fire pits, waterfall koi pond, creek w/waterfall, exotic plants, deer, hummingbirds, 2000′ fenced area for dogs, & more. Giant open fin. bsmt, incredible storage, fantastic schools… BAM!!! After move out, owners spent weeks preparing the […]

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Sandy Springs Home – SOLD!


Sandy Springs Home - SOLD!

A Nature Lover’s Paradise! Great schools, a wonderful neighborhood surrounded by multi-million dollar homes, convenience to GA400, I-285, Buckhead, Brookhaven, shopping, restaurants, etc. The home itself is surrounded by Japanese Maples, exotic shrubs, gorgeous 16″ thick terraced walls, incredible landscape lighting, and an incredible paver-ed driveway suited for a mansion. The kitchen is renovated, windows upgraded, and HVAC is brand new. The home also features hardwoods throughout, a huge living room, master bedroom with fireplace, and a 2 car garage. […]

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Alpharetta North Point Mall Revitalization Approved!


Alpharetta North Point Mall Revitalization Approved!

I attended an excellent and extremely informative meeting at City Hall and in front of the Alpharetta City Council, Monday, February 25, 2019. I was also proud to stand up and speak in support of the incredible well planned revitalization project for North Point Mall. With the downfall of Sears nationwide, the Sears structure attached to North Point Mall will now be demolished and replaced with 300 nice apartments (three attractive buildings). That is not all either, by far… there […]

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Buckhead Townhome – Sold!


Atlanta Townhome for Sale

Exclusive Gated Community This gorgeous Buckhead townhome features high end interior finishes, terrace level as nice as the rest of the home, large gourmet eat-in kitchen with DACOR appliances, custom built-ins, island and stone countertops. There’s a bright fireside great room, banquet dining room, glamorous master suite with fireplace, large sitting area and private deck.The roof-top logia is perfect for entertaining and has an adjacent wet bar just inside for beverage prep and snacks. This home features lots of natural […]

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Suwanee Home – Sold!


Suwanee Home for Sale

Incredible Renovated Home This beautiful home is a recent find for Jim’s clients Chris and Leslie. Nearly torn completely down to the foundation, this home’s footprint was dramatically increased, and a new home was created ground up. Impressive throughout, this “new” home features vaulted and 10’+ ceilings, incredible moulding-work and workmanship, dramatic spacious rooms, and luxurious stone bathrooms made for royalty. The giant private lot overlooks woods and a creek in the back with deer spotted regularly, and the land […]

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Thinking of a Move


Atlanta Home Buyers

When is it time to move? While you may love your current neighbors, sometimes your needs change and a move to a new neighborhood is required.  There are many reasons for making a move. First home purchase:  Many consider their home to be their greatest investment.  Instead of paying rent, it may be time to start paying toward equity in your own property.  With a mortgage, over time you will build your equity in the home, which can help you […]

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Alpharetta Home for Sale – Update: Sold!


Alpharetta Ranch Home for Sale

Alpharetta Ranch Home for Sale This home has had all the walls repainted and carpeting replaced to prepare if for its new owners. Over 2000 square feet, kitchen overlooking a very spacious living area with lots of natural light, dramatic vaulted ceilings, columns, arched doorways, formal dining room, bright breakfast area and sunroom, and more. The master bedroom features separate soaker tub and shower, double vanity, and roomie sitting area off main bedroom. Backyard is fully fenced, and offers a […]

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Atlanta Real Estate – July 2017


Atlanta Housing Market Trend

Atlanta Real Estate Market Brief A Word from 2017 Atlanta REALTORS® President Bill Rawlings: “Home values are rising at reasonable levels, and the Atlanta market has stayed accessible to both buyers and sellers. The local market has consistently had around a three-months’ supply for the past year, with sale prices improving reliably yet without the rapid acceleration of some other major cities.” Real estate is a cyclical business.  Generally speaking, in a stable economy the prices of homes will often […]

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Kennesaw Home Under Contract – Update: Sold!


Kennesaw Single Family Home

Kennesaw Home Under Contract Congratulations to my clients Josh and Christina on their great find in Kennesaw.  Fantastic home, fantastic schools, fantastic neighborhood! Beautiful two story traditional with master on main, color rich hardwood floors throughout main floor, separate dining room and living room, and two story foyer.  The spacious kitchen with granite countertops, new stainless steel appliances and huge island overlooks a two story family room with fire place.  The luxurious master bedroom with bay window features a fully […]

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Atlanta Realtors Market Brief April 2017


Atlanta Realtors Market Brief April 2017

A Word from 2017 Atlanta REALTORS® President Bill Rawlings: “The housing market continues to be strong in Atlanta, reflecting an increase in sales each month for the last two years. We are optimistic that this economic environment will continue with healthy increases in average home sales price and homes closed.” Seller’s Market The market remains strong for sellers, as inventory has not yet caught up with current demand.  Numbers in the brief are indicative of good appreciation, and a sign […]

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Atlanta Realtors Market Brief


Atlanta Realtors Market Brief

Atlanta Housing Market – November 2016 Demand November residential sales were at 3,984, an increase of 20.1% from the previous year. Price Average and median sales prices continue to gain traction and outpace 2015’s figures, with positive gains. The median sales price in November was $235,000, an increase of 6.8% from last November. The average sales price was $295,000, up 5.4% from the previous year. Supply Atlanta area housing inventory totaled 15,655 units in November, an increase of 2.9% from […]

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Forsyth County Schools Redistricting


Forsyth County Schools

New Forsyth County School Construction  (Click on school names for maps of the new school locations) Brandywine Elementary is located on Martin Rd. south of McFarland and Highway 9.  Brandywine is currently under construction with a total building cost of about $17.9 million. The funding for Brandywine Elementary has been paid for in part from prior referendums with the remaining half of funds coming from state reimbursements for money that we earned through the state’s capital outlay program. DeSana Middle School is […]

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Frozen Water Pipe?


Frozen Water Pipe

What can you do about a Frozen Water Pipe? Water expands when it freezes, causing pipes that freeze to split. Even if a pipe doesn’t split, the ice will block the flow of water, a hallmark of a frozen pipe. Generally, a pipe will freeze only in a small area. If no damage occurs, you can thaw it out without consequence. To thaw a frozen water pipe, heed the following imperatives of pipe thawing: 1. First, Do No Harm. If the pipe […]

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Shopping Home Mortgage Loans


Home Mortgage Loans

In a study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), we learn what we always feared.  Nearly half of home buyers looking for home mortgage loans seriously consider only one lender for their home purchase. This is evidence that there continues to be a significant misunderstanding about the different relationships buyers have between their real estate agents, and their mortgage loan officers. You’re a Client of a Buyer’s Agent Buyer’s Agents work exclusively for you, with a legal obligation to […]

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Best Present for your Children


Christmas Wish

If you’re a parent, take a moment to watch this video.  For some of us, this may be a real eye opener. What is the very top present our children wanted for Christmas this year? Was it the newest or that most popular toy? A video game, stuffed animal or a giant playscape for their favorite toy characters? As you would, or at least should have expected… no, those presents are not at all close to what our children desired the […]

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