NAHB Releases Top Green Homebuilding Products, Practices

Apr 24, 2017 |

According to a recent NAHB survey, single-family home builders, on average, use roughly 10 different green products or practices listed by the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) when building their homes. The survey asked builders to respond if they commonly used any of 21 listed green products and practices recommended by the NGBS. Additionally, the...


Join Meritage Homes for Sneak Peek of New Floor Plans

Mar 03, 2017 |

Meritage Homes is throwing a party, and you’re invited! See the builder’s all new floor plans first on Monday, March 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. during a special VIP sneak peek event. Hosted at the builder’s beautiful new Design Center, stop by for a bite to eat and a beverage and view the new...


Building a Sustainable Future

Feb 17, 2017 |

Robert Reed, Director of Community Sustainability Services for Southface Energy Institute, joined Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio to discuss the EarthCraft program. Reed has a long career as an architect committed to sustainable buildings in Georgia communities, from new home to multifamily buildings to renovations of older homes. Southface began in 1978 with a group...


Caliber Home Loans: New Homes Over Resale

Dec 07, 2016 |

Today’s homebuying market presents many opportunities to buy a resale home versus building your own home, but here are some reasons from Caliber Home Loans as to why buying new homes over resale is a better option: One of the most exciting parts of buying a new home is being able to customize and personalize...


SR Homes Offers November Incentives to be Thankful For

Nov 09, 2016 |

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio brings nearly $40,000 in November incentives from Atlanta builder SR Homes on this week’s Deal of the Week segment. Only three homes remain at Buchanan Station in Norcross, Georgia and SR Homes is excited to offer $5,000 toward closing costs with preferred lender. This charming community features traditional two-story homes...


Energy Efficiency: New Homes vs. Used

Oct 27, 2016 |

Buying a new home can be a stressful time, especially when also saddled with the question of whether to buy new or used. A used home might seem like the better option upfront with a lower cost, but in the end, maintenance on an older home can add up to be more costly than the...


Avenue Realty Presents Eric Rawlings Custom Designed, Prairie-Style Home

Oct 13, 2016 |

Avenue Realty is excited to present an Eric Rawlings custom designed, prairie-style home in Buckhead. Developed by Prime Design and located in the Sarah Smith School District, 4482 Wieuca Road NE is priced at $1,199,000. Featuring five bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and a sixth bathroom off of the media room, the home is the epitome...


Enjoy Energy Efficiency with Builder Specialties’ Insulated Garages

Jun 14, 2016 |

You may not know it, but garage doors play a key role in the energy efficiency and overall well-being of your home. Not only does it help keep the heating and air flow consistent, but it also keeps energy costs down in a major way. For these reasons it is important to have insulated garage...


Vital Spaces Healing Homes and Bodies

Mar 11, 2016 |

Angela Self, a building biologist and owner of Vital Spaces, joins host Todd Schnick on the All About Real Estate edition of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. Angela has combined her passion for construction with healthy living at Vital Spaces. She is a licensed residential builder, a certified building biology environmental consultant and a electromagnetic...


Six Tips for Safer Use of Space Heaters

Feb 06, 2016 |

As the wintry weather spreads throughout the southeast, we can’t help but do everything we can to stay warm. This includes using the ever so popular, space heaters. Safe Electricity is here to tell home owners how to protect themselves and their homes from catching fire from the helpful but deadly use of space heaters....

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