Greater Atlanta HBA Offering Builder Licensing Exam Prep Courses For Codes

Georgia State Law requires home builders to be licensed and regulated by the State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors effective July 1, 2008. Eligibility for licensure will be determined byu the board for all candidates who have successfully applied for and passed their licensing examination. The Greater Atlanta HBA is offering a two-day course to prepare builders for the[...]

Peachtree Hills Place Celebrates Opening of $3 Million Sales Center

Isakson-Barnhart, developer of Peachtree Hills Place, celebrated the grand opening of the community's $3 million sales center on May 24. The three-story, 12,300-square-foot building houses a five-member staff and contains two full-sized model homes in the popular Kingswood floor plan. It features a traditional exterior of red brick, stone accents, large windows and gables. The sales center displays the same[...]

State of Atlanta's Housing Market

Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association hosted a press conference on the state of Atlanta's Housing Market on May 31. Speakers included: David Clough, president of HBA & Waterford Homes Eugene James, MetroStudy Roger Tutterow, Ph.D., Mercer University Larry Liebross, COO, New Homes America Several key messages came out of the press conference: Atlanta's consumer confidence frequently trends like national rates, but has been higher than the[...]

Agent Direct News Gives Away 500 Executive Memberships

Agent Direct News (R), your source for real estate marketing and technology, will give away over 500 complimentary Executive Memberships to the newly launched The website will be the source for original content and online training from the industry's top real estate trainers, writers and coaches. In addition to professional online articles and weekly eNewsletters, will offer[...]

Jim Chapman Communities Announces Three New Active Adult Communities

Jim Chapman Communities, one of Atlanta's leading active adult developers, will begin accepting pre-sales this month for three new active adult communities: Brookhaven at Johns Creek, Brookhaven of East Cobb and Brookhaven at Lanier Ridge, all welcoming adults ages 55 and older. The step-free ranch condominium and single-family homes are priced from the mid $200,000s to $450,000. The homes will offer[...]