Real Estate Course Opening Moved to Saturday, April 14

Because of the Easter holiday, the Coldwell Banker Bullard Advantage School of Real Estate’s upcoming 75-hour real estate salesperson’s course in Newnan will begin a week later than earlier announced. Scheduled to begin on Saturday, April 7, the course will now get underway on Saturday, April 14. The eight-week course, which is being presented in partnership with the University of[...]

As Green Home Building Goes, Mainstream, Haven Properties Is Already There

Builders around the country are just beginning to learn what Atlanta's Haven Properties has known all along - that "green" is good. Haven Properties has realized the value of building to environmentally friendly standards six years ago. They build homes to EarthCraft and ENERGY STAR standards because it is the right thing to do for the environment and for the[...]

Presidio Homes Honored for Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

The National Association of Home Builders recently honored Presidio Homes at the second annual Builder Achievement Awards during the International Builders Show held in Orlando earlier this year. Presidio homes earned an honorable mention for their work done with Hurricane Katrina Relief, and was awarded $1,000 to be directed to the charity of their choice, which was given to[...]

McCar Homes Announces Grand Opening of The Gates at Johns Creek

McCar Homes is thrilled to announce that their newest community, The Gates at Johns Creek, is now open. The exclusive gated community features single-family homes priced from the $300,000s and town homes from the mid $200,000s. The community is located in the presitgious Johns Creek business area and feature many of the designer features today's homeowners are looking for, including[...]

Good News for Atlanta Housing Market

This weeks Nation's Building News, the official online weekly newspaper of NAHB, reports that Atlanta is expected to have positive housing growth in 2007. The report, extracted from the South Atlantic Division states: Atlanta, which accounts for about two-thirds of housing starts in Georgia, as well as Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, Raleigh and Winston-Salem in North Carolina, all declined last[...]

Fun Ways to Attract Buyers

FREE PUREBRED PUPPY WITH ACCEPTED CONTRACT! The Atlanta Sales & Marketing Council held a Sales & Marketing round table earlier this week.  One of the topics was how to generate traffic and attract buyers.  Overall the group decided that buyer promos must be fun and catchy.  Ironically, the day after the roundtable, I was emailed a flier with the headline, "Free Purebred[...]