Tired of dealing with Atlanta's traffic problems? Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) invites you to help shape the future of metro Atlanta's transportation systems. ARC has developed a draft of short- and long-term plans to improve mobility and requests the public's views and comments now through August 23, 2007. The draft is called "Envision6" and will be considered for adoption by[...]
Meredith Oliver of Meredith Communications demystifies the job of the online sales counselor. The number one goal of the online sales counselor is to set appointments and get potential buyers in the door of the sales center. Meredith stresses that their only function is to answer internet leads and set appointments. This task can be performed from home or an[...]
Check out Brock Built City Neighborhood's new In-Town Tom/Commuting Charlie campaign on the Brock Built web site!
This is too true! You might be a Commuting Charlie if you have to wake up at 6:00 just to get to work by 8:00. You might be an In-Town Tom if you sleep in until 7:15 and get to work by 8:00.
The gathering to celebrate and honor Judi Lovall will be on Wednesday, June 27 starting around 6 p.m. This will be held at her home 9881 Carrington Lane, Alpharetta, Ga. 30022.[...]
REL Properties, Inc. will have the official groundbreaking of Hall County's largest master-planned community, Mundy Mill on Tuesday, June 19 at the Mundy Mill Event Tent at Noon. The 604 acre mixed-use community will have a total of 1,148 homes upon completion ranging in price from the $170,000s to $300,000s. The community will also include 578 townhomes, 460 apartments and[...]
Homeowners are adding outdoor spaces to their homes that are much more like indoor living areas. From outdoor kitchens to outdoor living rooms, buyers are spending time outdoors with friends and family while entertaining. Angelo Surmelis, host of 24 Hour Design on HGTV says, "Homeowners are creating spaces outdoors even in cool clients, and finding ways to use them all[...]
I am saddened to report the death of Judi Lovall earlier this week. She was a true icon of the Atlanta real estate industry and we will all miss her. Lovall's 30 year career in new home sales and marketing started in South Florida where she sold condos for more than a decade. She moved to Atlanta in the 1990s[...]
The trend toward green building seems to be garnering further support and momentum. Nation's Building News, the official online weekly newspaper of NAHB, sites statistics on the importance of energy efficiency to homeowners.
They site the 2006 Energy Pulse survey by the Shelton Group. This study finds that 86-percent of Americans would choose a home based on its energy efficiency. Interestingly[...]
We pleased to announce that www.AtlantaRealEstateForum.com is consistently ranked as one of the nation's top 50 real estate blogs by www.BlogTopSpots.com/real-estate/ The blog, launched in fall 2006, was created to disseminate news about Atlanta's real estate industry.
This site offers information for industry insiders, as well as those searching for their first home. Topics on the blog range from job[...]
A recent article by the Atlanta Journal Constitution states that growth in suburban Atlanta has "all but destroyed" prospects of preserving Civil War battlefields in Cobb County. Several sites in Cobb County have been named among America's 10 most endangered.
Cobb County's 2884 acre Kennesaw Mountain Battefield Park preserves historic earthworks, cannon emplacements and monuments. The day use park operates from[...]