New Tower Home Available at Avalon

The first of two Tower Homes at Avalon, one of the most sought-after locations to live in the Metro Atlanta area, has been completed and is sure to impress. Only a few opportunities remain to own an exclusive residence in Avalon, the upscale community offering an active lifestyle and a carefully curated collection of shops, restaurants and special events. The Tower[...]

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Getting Your Brand in the Atlanta Parade of Homes

As a hardworking builder, you strive to create value for your customers by designing new homes that fit each unique lifestyle in popular neighborhoods that offer safety and convenience. With thousands of new homes available across the metro Atlanta area, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd. But, thanks to this year’s Atlanta Parade of Homes, you,[...]


HomeFundMe: The New 401(k)?

If you've ever looked for a great company to work for, then you may have checked to make sure the benefits of employment included a 401(k) investment plan. These retirement investments are excellent benefits and provide many employees peace of mind as they work toward their retirement years, but those benefits are not realized until the employee actually retires. However, a[...]

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Greater Atlanta HBA Introduces its 2018 Board of Directors

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (HBA) is pleased to introduce its 2018 Board of Directors. The HBA's leadership embodies its purpose: to advocate for, educate and provide multiple benefits of membership through its activities and endeavors. The HBA is looking forward to a fantastic 2018 and trusts its Board of Directors to lead the organization into further progress. The Greater[...]

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Edward Andrews Homes Creates a New Kind of Community with Lifestyle Maker at Harlow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fq96iihb0uk Edward Andrews Homes (EA Homes) recently welcomed seasoned hospitality professional, Kim Johnson, as the Lifestyle Maker at Harlow, their master-planned townhome community in Alpharetta, Georgia near area amenities such as Avalon, Topgolf and Verizon Amphitheatre. “Harlow attracts buyers that want more than just a beautiful home; they want a connected community,” said Caroline Simmel, vice president of marketing at EA Homes.[...]

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Paran Homes Announces New VP of Construction

Paran Homes is excited to announce its new vice president of Construction, Josh Paterson. He has an impressive resume full of projects with highly respected builders and widely recognizable commercial brands. As more growth is projected for Paran Homes in 2018, Paterson's addition is timely and he has proven himself to be a reliable team member. “Josh brings with him a[...]

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Nearly 20 Percent of Homes Sold in Atlanta in 2017 Got More Than Asking Price

According to Zillow, nearly a quarter of U.S. homes (24 percent) sold in 2017 sold for almost $7,000 more than their asking prices. The number is up from 2013, when 17.8 percent of final sale prices were higher than the asking price. Many of these high final sale prices are due to a growing demand and a decreasing supply of homes.[...]

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Jim Chapman Communities Named Builder of the Year at 55+ Housing Awards

Atlanta builder Jim Chapman Communities has been named the Builder of the Year at the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 2018 Best of 55+ Housing Awards. The awards program was held during the International Builders' Show in Orlando and showcased builders who practiced excellence and innovation in the design, development, lifestyle and marketing of 55+ housing in 2017. Jim Chapman[...]

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“Simplify Together” at the Largest Tiny Home Community in the Southeast

Eagle Ridge Buildings, an Ellijay builder whose specialty has historically been storage sheds, garages, steel barns, gazebos, greenhouses, playgrounds and commercial outdoor buildings, is on a mission to create the largest tiny home community in the Southeast that will help people enjoy living less cluttered and more meaningful lifestyles while making the transition to tiny home living easier. Tiny homes are[...]