Paulding County zoning restrictions impact affordable homes.

Paulding County Votes NO to Affordable Homes

A slap in the face of home affordability, the Paulding County Commission has taken the last zoning category that allowed affordable housing and made it impossible to build affordable homes in Paulding County. This comes on the heels of the Paulding County Commission passing a moratorium on lift stations last month. According to home builders, the new zoning change adds at least[...]

Etowah Indian Mounds in Cartersville, Georgia

Ranch Cottages for Rent Explores Cartersville

The Ranch Cottages for Rent team prides itself on placing its communities in top-rated Georgia locations! Home to one of its newest communities, The Cottages at Walker Ridge, Cartersville is a delightful destination to live and explore, offering an ideal blend of history, outdoor adventures, delectable cuisine and a vibrant cultural tapestry. Explore a captivating haven in Cartersville, Georgia—a growing gem[...]

Family by a lake while exploring Atlanta’s suburbs.

Exploring Atlanta’s Suburbs: Top 8 Ideal Places to Raise a Family

Are you preparing for home buying and looking for the ideal place to raise your family in Atlanta? Exploring Atlanta's suburbs can be a promising venture for you and your loved ones. In this guide, we'll provide straightforward insights into the top 8 suburbs around Atlanta that are perfect for families. No frills, just the facts you need to make[...]

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Metro Atlanta – How Many Counties Are Included?

One of the largest cities in the Southeast, the metro Atlanta region spans 29 counties and more than 8,000 miles. For newcomers entering the Atlanta housing market, it can be overwhelming navigating the abundance of home choices and distinct neighborhoods. Atlanta ranks as the eight-largest metropolitan center in the United States and the third-largest in the Southeast. With renowned companies such[...]

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Atlanta’s Top 7 Metro Cities Ideal for Family Living

Are you dreaming of a fresh start or a peaceful escape from the city buzz? Atlanta and its suburbs offer a world of options tailored to your lifestyle. While the array of neighborhoods may seem overwhelming, fear not! KNOWAtlanta Relocation Guide handpicked some of the finest suburbs around Atlanta, each with its own unique charm perfect for families and young[...]

A golf cart community located 26 miles south of Atlanta, Peachtree City has a lot of dining, shopping and recreational options available.

Peachtree City: Georgia’s Golf Cart Capital

During the 1950s, a group of real estate developers combined and collected over 12,000 acres in Fayette County to build a community. Now encompassing 24 square miles in the county, Peachtree City contains five “villages” within city limits: Aberdeen, Braelinn, Glenloch, Kedron and Wilksmoor. Each contains active lifestyles, vacation-style living and southern charm.  Having been named the best place to[...]

KNOWAtlanta Old Fourth Ward Feature

Explore the Historic Atlanta Neighborhood of Old Fourth Ward

Old Fourth Ward is a historic Atlanta neighborhood located on the east side of Fulton County filled with entertainment, history and southern charm. The former industrial area was founded in the early 1800s and was one of five neighborhoods in the original ward system. Just minutes from downtown Atlanta, Old Fourth Ward is well-known for being the birthplace of iconic[...]


Neighborhood Feature: Decatur

Decatur was incorporated in 1823 by European settlers. Before this the area was largely forested, and hosted two major native trade routes through the area; the Sandtown and Shallowford trails. A quiet place to live throughout the 1800s, the exception being a skirmish between Confederate and Union soldiers, which occurred towards the end of the civil war. In the late 1800s[...]

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Affordable Housing Announcement

Atlanta Launches Historic $200M Program for Affordable Housing

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta President and CEO Frank Fernandez have announced a groundbreaking initiative to provide affordable quality housing for all residents of Atlanta. The initiative is a result of a $200 million investment in public and philanthropic resources, which represents an unprecedented opportunity to build and preserve affordable housing in the city. Mayor Dickens[...]