The 10 Best Places to Retire in Georgia

Retire in Georgia magazine recently announced the "10 Best Places to Retire in Georgia." You may be surprised to see some of these places listed as a great place to retire, but the staff at the publication carefully researched each nominated county/city and compared numerous criteria to determine which were the best. The categories used to analyze each nomination were[...]

Jim Chapman Honored at 50+ Housing Awards

Atlanta active adult homebuilder, Jim Chapman Communities, recently received national recognition for their newest community in East Cobb County. Brookhaven of East Cobb received both the Gold and Silver Awards at the National Association of Home Builders Best of 50+ Housing Awards Gala in New Orleans on May 20, 2008. It doesn't really come to us as a surprise that Jim[...]

Mark Carruth Brings Diverse Background to Active Adult Market

Mark Carruth, co-founder of Windsong Properties, is a third generation homebuilder and has more than 30 years of homebuilding experience. Carruth graduated from the University of Georgia with a Business Degree with an emphasis in real estate. Windsong Properties is Carruth's fourth company, but is his first company focused solely on the active adult market. Carruth, along with co-founder Steve[...]

Two Atlanta Communities Honored as Livable Communities

AARP and NAHB recently presented the first livable communities awards. Two Atlanta communities were amongst the initial five recipients. They are Roy Wendt with Wendt Builders for Olde Town Grayson in Snellville, Ga. and Vicki Lundy Wilbon with the Integral Group for College Town at West End in Atlanta. The Livable Communities awards were created by AARP and NAHB to spotlight[...]

Adults Live Active Lifestyle at Somerset

Windsong Properties' new active adult community, Somerset in Woodstock, creates the perfect lifestyle for adults aged 55 and up. Not only do state-of-the-art amenities allow residents to be physically active, but the opportunity to make structural modifications to home plans allow residents to be vocally active. Residents make the decisions that are best for them and in the end they[...]

Del Webb’s Village at Deaton Creek Named Metro Atlanta’s Top Selling Community for 2007!

Village at Deaton Creek by Del Webb named Metro Atlanta’s top selling community for all of 2007! Situated in the picturesque setting of Hoschton, near Chateau Élan, Village at Deaton Creek offers the legendary Del Webb lifestyle for active adults age 55 and better. The community has received several recognitions since opening in June of 2006. In addition to receiving the[...]

Village at Deaton Creek by Del Webb named Metro Atlanta’s top selling community for all of 2007!

Village at Deaton Creek by Del Webb was named Metro Atlanta’s top selling community for all of 2007! Situated in the picturesque setting of Hoschton, near Chateau Élan, Village at Deaton Creek offers the legendary Del Webb lifestyle for active adults age 55 and better. The community has received several recognitions since opening in June of 2006. In[...]

First EasyLiving Home Community Now Open In Newton County

A ribbon cutting was recently held at Richport Properties' Brookline community in Newton County. The company is pleased to introduce a new concept in residential construction to the area, designed to make new homes more user-friendly and accessible. The EasyLiving Home offers standard accessible features such as a step-free entrance, a main-floor bedroom, at least one accessible bathroom with adequate[...]

Levitt and Sons Active Adult Community One of America’s Top 100 Master-Planned Communities

Seasons at Laurel Canyon, an active adult community by Levitt and Sons, was recently named by Where to Retire Magazine as one of America’s 100 Best Master-Planned Communities. The community was one of six in Georgia on the prestigious list and the only in metro Atlanta. Located in Canton, Seasons offers breathtaking views of the North Georgia Mountains in a[...]