alpacas at snellville alpaca farm

Settling Down in Snellville

Thomas Snell and James Sawyer probably didn’t imagine that their trade store for farmers would eventually become the location of one of Gwinnett County’s most popular cities. For 30 years, Snellville has continued to grow and become an ideal place for residents to prosper. Located near Atlanta and Athens, Snellville offers residents the ability to live, work and play close[...]

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Richard Banz on The Southern Museum

Executive Director Richard Banz of the Southern Museum joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum podcast to discuss the museum’s rich history and exhibits. Banz joins hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick for the Around Atlanta segment and chats about a temporary exhibit on loan from the Smithsonian! Banz has a background in history and education and one thing he enjoys about[...]

Photo depicting downtown East Point, Georgia

East Point: Atlanta’s Escape

Located in Fulton County and at the opposite end of the former Atlanta & West Point Railroad, hence the origin of the city’s name, this town is southwest of Atlanta. Known for its prime location, with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and downtown Atlanta just a short drive away, East Point has an atmosphere that many cities envy. Offering great dining, attractions[...]

a courthouse in downtown mcdonough georgia

McDonough: Just Like in the Movies

The city of McDonough, located in Henry County, is a wonderful blend of American history and modernism. Whether you desire an outdoor lifestyle or shopping until you drop, McDonough offers the perfect mixture of both. With three easily accessible exits to I-75 and only 20 miles from Atlanta, residents enjoy the closeness of the city, while residing in the suburbs.[...]

downtown douglasville at night with cars parked on the main street in front of Gumbeaux's.

Douglasville: A Small Town with Big City Attractions

The city of Douglasville was established on February 25, 1875 by the Georgia General Assembly. Originally known as Skint Chestnut, a large tree stripped by the Indians and used as a landmark, Douglasville derived its current name from Stephen A. Douglas, the Democrat Senator of Illinois and the Democratic Party nominee for president in 1860. Homes in Douglasville Just 20 miles from[...]

Aerial view of Avalon outdoors theater, grass lawn and fountain in Johns Creek

Johns Creek: A Thriving, Diverse Community

Johns Creek is a thriving and diverse community located just 25 minutes from Atlanta. While Johns Creek might be one of the youngest cities in Georgia, it gained national attention as a family-friendly and unique place to live. Johns Creek was started as a high-tech office park in 1981 by three Georgia Tech College students. The attention brought in Fortune[...]