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Ty Talks: Remodeling Presented by Jackson EMC Television star and home energy expert Ty Pennington discusses residential remodeling for both style and energy efficiency in Jackson EMC’s latest Ty Talks installment. According to Ty, the difference between updating a home for style versus energy efficiency is want versus need. The beauty of remodeling is that it serves as the opportune time to make improvements in both areas! Ty explains[...]

Century Communities Wins Gold OBIE for Best Interior Merchandising

Century Communities Wins Gold OBIE for Best Interior Merchandising

Atlanta Real Estate Forum congratulates Century Communities for winning a Gold OBIE in the Best Interior Merchandising - Detached Model $300,000 to $399,999 category for Windsor Estates. Presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council, the OBIE Awards are the premier awards given in the Atlanta new home construction industry. This six bedroom, four bath, two-story home features an open-concept kitchen[...]

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Jackson EMC Right Choice™ Program Saving Energy, Money

Continuing this month's celebration of six years of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, today's segment features one of the sponsors that make it possible for co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick to bring quality content and news on the Atlanta real estate industry and the city's special events. On today's All About Real Estate segment, Carol and Todd are joined[...]

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Jackson EMC Presents Ty Talks: Home Insulation In Jackson EMC’s latest Ty Talks installment, television star and home energy expert Ty Pennington discusses insulation and ideas for properly insulating your home to maintain its “thermal envelope.” In order for a home’s energy-efficient technologies to make their greatest impact, the home’s thermal envelope has to be optimized to properly and effectively shield it from the outdoor elements. This envelope[...]

Ty Talks: Remodeling Presented by Jackson EMC

Ty Pennington Talks Home Automation with Jackson EMC Jackson EMC recently launched a series of Ty Talks featuring television star and home energy expert Ty Pennington to share his knowledge concerning home automation, efficiency, remodeling and more with its members. When discussing home automation, many might simply think of turning lights on and off with their cell phone or setting a soundtrack throughout the house for daily chores and[...]

New Homes at Laurel Manor Bring Inspiration For Home Decor

New Homes at Laurel Manor Bring Inspiration For Home Decor

Buyers at Laurel Manor are settling into the new school year and with the kids back in school and fun summer activities coming to an end, they can now focus on personalizing their new home.  There is some amazing décor at Laurel Manor by Home South Communities and some of the items were so creative we thought we would share! Take[...]


Increasing Demand for Fresh, Healthy Food Increases Demand for "Agrihoods"

Most people would not imagine that growing their own food and living in the middle of a big city can go together. However, a growing demand for fresh, healthy food has allowed the "agrihood" trend, which started almost 30 years ago, to flourish. Now, over 200 agrihoods have popped up across America. REALTOR Mag says developers first created agrihoods as an alternative[...]

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Meritage Homes Announces Wireless Home Automation Package

Meritage Homes recently announced that a suite of Wi-Fi-enabled home automation solutions would be included in newly constructed homes sold after July 5, 2017. Known as the M.Connected Home™ Automation Suite, it includes features that allow homeowners to monitor and control key components of their homes, such as Wi-Fi-enabled lighting, video doorbells, thermostats, smart door locks and more. M.Connected Homes™ include[...]


Trend Alert: Millennial Home Buyers Choosing Dog-Friendly Homes

CNBC recently reported that "millennial-age Americans are prioritizing their furry best friends over nuptials or babies when it comes to house hunting." According a recent SunTrust Mortgage survey, 33 percent of millennials who bought their first homes said that the need for dog-friendly features including yard space, a dog-friendly community or more interior space influenced their choosing to buy instead of[...]