All Recessions End, Even Ones Involving Atlanta New Homes

When asked for some good news on the Atlanta housing market, Dan Forsman replied, "The good news is that all recessions end." Luckily for us the President of Atlanta's largest brokerage went on to share a bit more stating, "We are finding the bottom; we are seeing activity." Forsman believes that if  this recession was going to continue we’d see the[...]

Not So Obvious Benefits For Buying New Atlanta Homes

Prospective home buyers have two choices of Atlanta homes for sale: resale or new. And within those two choices there are lots of additional ones including foreclosues, custom homes, condos, townhomes and more. Those looking for Atlanta, Ga. real estate have seemingly endless choices in this buyers market, not to mention great prices. Home buyers planning to buy a new Atlanta[...]

Epcon Communities Has Options for Downsizing Baby Boomers

On August 17, Epcon Communities CEO Phil Fankhauser appeared on the Fox Business Network to discuss the emerging trend of baby boomers downsizing their homes. As co-founder of the Ohio-based builder with homebuilding franchises in major U.S. cities including Atlanta, Fankhauser has a unique perspective on housing trends, specifically those involving new home communities and their specialized demographics.[...]

Fall Festival Success!

Keller Williams Realty/Atlanta Classic recently held a Fall Festival at Dogwood Estates in Hapeville. On site agents, Scott Eaves and Gregory Rayford, grilled and served a picnic-style meal. Paty Robertson with Wells Fargo Mortgage provided door prizes and qualified potential home buyers. Guests were able to tour the beautiful, decorated model home, The St. James, and the[...]

Phase II and New Models Open at Cobb Community

Traton Homes has opened Phase II at The Verandas at Barnes Mill, its townhome component in Cobb County's popular Barnes Mill 200-acre master-planned Village community. With the opening of the second phase, Traton Homes has also introduced two exciting new floorplans, which are both showcased in decorated model homes. Both the 2,268-square-feet Manchester and Norwich model homes feature amazing details[...]

Barnes Mill #1 Selling Community in Cobb

Barnes Mill, a 200-acre master-planned Village community in Smyrna priced from the $260,000s to the $600,000s, has consistently been ranked the number one selling community in Cobb County during 2006 and 2007 in the single-family detached home category by Smartnumbers. In addition, Barnes Mill's townhomes have also ranked number one in sales for 2007. This joint venture between Traton Homes and[...]

West Village Named Atlanta's Development of Excellence

And the winner is...West Village in Smyrna! The Atlanta Regional Commission and the Livable Communities Coalition selected West Village, a 60-acre mixed use community, the region's Development of Excellence for 2007. West Village is developed by the Pacific Group and includes single-family and town homes by Monte Hewett Homes. West Village won because it exemplifies the policies and practices of[...]

Ross Mundy Custom Homes Wins Gold at OBIEs

Ross Mundy Custom Homes brought home a Gold award at the Greater Atlanta Home Builder's Association's 27th Annual OBIE Awards Saturday night. The homebuilder received the top honor for Best Logo from a builder for their Stratford Place community logo. Stratford Place is a Henry County single-family community of 72 traditional-style homes. Priced from the $250,000s, these four- or five-bedroom[...]