Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio: Atlanta Design & Build and The W Atlanta

This week’s guests on the award-winning Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio show are Dale Contant, president of Atlanta Design & Build, and Janis Kirtz with The W Atlanta Residences. Dale tells us all about the remodeling services Atlanta Design & Build offers, while Janis shares a peek into what life can be like as a resident at The W Atlanta. Dale[...]

Artisan Home Crafters Wins Gold for Whole-House Renovation in Chamblee

The Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council congratulates Artisan Home Crafters for winning a Gold OBIE in the Whole-House Renovation under $250,000 category for their work at 3624 London Road in Chamblee. The OBIE awards are the premier awards in the new home construction industry. This complete renovation and addition doesn't look like your typical pop top. The entire project was designed[...]

Cablik Enterprises Wins Silver for Whole-House Renovation in Atlanta

The Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council congratulates Cablik Enterprises for winning a Silver OBIE in the Whole-House Renovation under $250,000 category for their work at 1729 Dyson Drive in Atlanta. The OBIE awards are the premier awards in the new home construction industry. The home exemplified the less-is-more approach to remodeling. The creative floor plan and courtyard provide a strong indoor-outdoor[...]

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio: Traton Homes and John Rogers Renovations

Kimberly Garwood and Josh Hilscher with Traton Homes are this week's guest on the award-winning Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio show. Kimberly and Josh talk about the altogether more difference that Traton Homes offers, and their interview is followed by a discussion with John Rogers of John Rogers Renovations. Kimberly Garwood is the Director of Marketing with Traton Homes, who she[...]

Epic Development Featured in Qualified Remodeler

Epic Development, an Atlanta based company, was recently featured in Qualified Remodeler, a national trade publication. Jim LaVallee and Rick Bennett, the company's owners, shared with readers six steps to profitably renovating a home on a speculative basis. Assemble your team: Unless you're superman you won't be able to take on a huge remodeling or real estate project by yourself. You'll[...]

Lead Paint Requirments

Last Friday, the EPA announced they will delay the enforcement of worker training and firm certification requirements for the Lead-Based Paint (LBP) rule. The rule originally went into effect on April 22; however, now Atlanta remodelers have until Oct. 1, 2010, to file for firm certification, until Sept. 30 for workers to register and Dec. 31 for workers to take[...]

Get the Lead Out

Before you start your Atlanta home renovation, make sure you know the latest about lead paint. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has implemented the Lead, Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP) which was created in an effort to protect millions of children from lead poisoning.  If you are planning to renovate, repair or paint a home built before 1978,[...]