Atlanta real estate agent named President of Korean real estate group

RE/MAX Around Atlanta Duluth office REALTOR® Michell Yoo was recently elected President of the Georgia Korean-American Real Estate Association. Established for Korean REALTORS® in 2002, the organization provides better service to the Korean community and also helps Korean agents who are involved in the real estate industry. The Georgia Korean-American Real Estate Association has 100 members who meet monthly,[...]

Atlanta Home Builder Dan O'Dwyer Named HBA Builder of the Year

Atlanta Home Builder Dan O'Dwyer has a personal goal to leave the world a better place.  He was recently recognized for his hard working toward this goal by two nonprofit organizations.  O'Dwyer was named the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association's Builder of the Year for 2006 and HomeAid Atlanta's Builder Captain of the Year. O'Dwyer volunteered as a Builder Captain for[...]

Gen Y: buying homes now

Statistics show that Gen Y is buying homes earlier.  Many of Atlanta's home builders that build predominantly for the entry level buyer are experiencing this growing trend first hand. According to the National Association of Realtors, the number of buyers under the age of 25 increased from 11 percent in 2001 to 14 percent in 2005.  Gen Y has[...]

Live, Work, Play at Heron Bay

Masterplanned community Heron Bay Golf & Country Club unveils plans for a commercial site located within the neighborhood.  Award winning Atlanta developer, Minerva Properties announces a new 10 acre office/retail center at the entrance to the community.  High visibility retail space will include drive thru outlets for a coffee shop, a pharmacy and a laundry/dry cleaners.  There will be three[...]

Free Lecture Series Educates Atlantans on Living Well

Isakson Barnhart, the award-winning developer of residential communities offering a new standard of living for seniors, presents the Expressions Lecture Series.  Free and open to the public, these events are designed to educate adults on the benefits of living well as they age.  The series features noteworthy speakers as well as open discussions with industry professionals.  All events are held[...]

07 Trends for Housing

Here are the new home real estate trends that we predict will remain HOT in 2007: Screened Porches - we see these at all price points. Homeowners love the connection to the outdoors without the bugs and direct sunlight. Energy Efficency - more and more homewoners are demanding that builders pay attention to the energy ratings of appliances and materials within[...]

Gwinnett Housing Market Headed for Change

According to Elliott Brack with www.GwinnettForum.com the housing market in Gwinnett is headed for significant change.  In a recent online issue (12/28/06) Brack discusses the evolution in housing in the county from single family to multi-family.   In a recent AJC article, developer Wayne Mason annouces plans to build what he calls an Atlantic Station for Gwinnett County.  This project consists of several condo[...]