sweet briar farms

Sweet Briar Farms Wins National Gold and Silver Awards at Builders’ Show

Jim Chapman Communities recently announced that the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)'s 55+ Housing Industry Council awarded the builder's Sweet Briar Farms community in Cherokee County with gold and silver awards at its Best of 55+ Housing Awards ceremony at the International Builders' Show on January 9. The Best of 55+ Housing Awards is the United States home building[...]

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Nearly 20 Percent of Homes Sold in Atlanta in 2017 Got More Than Asking Price

According to Zillow, nearly a quarter of U.S. homes (24 percent) sold in 2017 sold for almost $7,000 more than their asking prices. The number is up from 2013, when 17.8 percent of final sale prices were higher than the asking price. Many of these high final sale prices are due to a growing demand and a decreasing supply of homes.[...]

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Jim Chapman Communities Named Builder of the Year at 55+ Housing Awards

Atlanta builder Jim Chapman Communities has been named the Builder of the Year at the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 2018 Best of 55+ Housing Awards. The awards program was held during the International Builders' Show in Orlando and showcased builders who practiced excellence and innovation in the design, development, lifestyle and marketing of 55+ housing in 2017. Jim Chapman[...]

tiny home community

“Simplify Together” at the Largest Tiny Home Community in the Southeast

Eagle Ridge Buildings, an Ellijay builder whose specialty has historically been storage sheds, garages, steel barns, gazebos, greenhouses, playgrounds and commercial outdoor buildings, is on a mission to create the largest tiny home community in the Southeast that will help people enjoy living less cluttered and more meaningful lifestyles while making the transition to tiny home living easier. Tiny homes are[...]

pipes

How to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing and What to Do If They Freeze

Throughout the Southeast, we may not frequently be in danger of blizzards, but the temperatures can often drop below freezing, and this can damage the pipes if they aren't properly taken care of. As we approach cooler temperatures, here are some home maintenance tips to save your money and your home from expensive repair projects. Keep your pipes from freezing by[...]

smart home

Lennar Atlanta Sets the Standard for 2018’s Smart Home

The last couple of years have brought unparalleled technological innovation and ways to incorporate new technology into our lives and 2018 will be no different. Leading the charge for more technology-filled homes is Lennar Homes, the first builder in the world to feature Wi-Fi CERTFIED™ home designs. Holly Yaeger, area sales manager with Lennar Atlanta, joins co-hosts Carol Morgan and[...]

parade of homes

Save the Date for the Greater Atlanta HBA’s Scattered Site Parade of Homes

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association is bringing its members a scattered site Parade of Homes this spring! From April 20-29, home builders can showcase their model homes and take part in this valuable networking, marketing and advertising event that will place their homes in front of potential buyers. Home builders who want an unbelievable opportunity to show their homes to[...]

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Featured Metro Atlanta City: Dallas

Today's featured Metro Atlanta city is Dallas! Paulding County has recently been enjoying booming home sales. Dallas, located northwest of Atlanta in the heart of Paulding County, has access to excellent Paulding County schools, affordable homes, shopping, dining, recreation and entertainment and shares a rich history with the State of Georgia. With under an hour's drive into Downtown Atlanta and unique[...]

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Wheatfields Reserve Offers Comfortable, Stylish Living in Grayson

For families looking to live in comfort and style near Gwinnett County and Grayson's best attractions and schools, Paran Homes' Wheatfields Reserve community is the place to be. A five-bedroom, four-bath home is currently available for immediate move-in at reduced pricing. The community craftsman-style single-family homes priced from the mid-$250,000s. Two- and three-story homes are available and feature four, five and[...]

new year's celebrations in buckhead

New Year’s Celebrations in Buckhead

One of Monte Hewett Homes’ St. Andrews and Landen Pine communities’ greatest attractions is their prime location in the heart of Buckhead. Residents can access anything they need easily, whether they need groceries, want to explore local shops and restaurants or want to ring in the New Year at unique and exciting events. Here are some suggestions for New Year's[...]