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Atlanta PWB Chapter Wins Big at International Builders’ Show

The Atlanta Professional Women in Building Chapter (Atlanta PWB) received several awards at this month's International Builders' Show in Orlando for its outstanding commitment to educating and empowering women who are professionals in the home building industry. Atlanta PWB received a second place award in the Outstanding Innovative Programs category for its "Ask Sara" initiative. At every meeting, PWB Membership vice[...]

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Six Move-In Ready Homes at Traditions of Braselton

The master-planned, country club community of Traditions of Braselton is a place where residents can expect quality homes and a true sense of community. Paran Homes offers homes priced from the low $300,000s that reflect a classic and timeless architecture and luxurious interiors that can be found in homes that are double the price. Homes at the community showcase estate-sized homesites[...]

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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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New Model Home Open at The Glens at Sugarloaf

The Providence Group of Georgia, LLC, a Green Brick Partner, currently has over 15 breathtaking communities around the Atlanta area. The Glens at Sugarloaf, a charming townhome community in Gwinnett County, is no exception to The Providence Group's superior building standards, gorgeous finishes and excellent appointments that make their homes some of the easiest and most delightful to live in. The[...]

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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[...]

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2018 NAHB Leadership Elected at International Builders’ Show

Members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) elected 2018's top leadership at last week's International Builders' Show (IBS). Four senior officers were chosen to represent members' interests to government agencies, lawmakers and more who have the power to make it easier or harder for home builders to work hard throughout the year. The NAHB constitutes 700 affiliated state and[...]

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[...]

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Louisiana Builder Voted in as 2018 NAHB Chairman

Randy Noel, a home builder from the Greater New Orleans area, was voted in as the National Home Builders Association’s (NAHB) 2018 Chairman at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando last week. Noel is the founder of Reve, Inc., a custom home building company that has created more than 1,000 homes in the Greater New Orleans area since 1985. Prior to[...]

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[...]