Stone Mountain City

See the City of Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain City in DeKalb County is home to a beautiful state park, museum and the infamous carving commemorating Confederate military leaders. Named for the largest exposed granite dome in North America, Stone Mountain City has a great deal of history in its roots. Experiencing a small construction boom between 1834 and 1836, the small city of Stone Mountain received a[...]

Colorful exterior image of Victorian homes reminiscent of those in Atlanta's Grant Park.

Grant Park: History, Charm and Simplicity

Grant Park is one of Atlanta's oldest neighborhoods Located in the heart of Atlanta, Grant Park is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods and most important historical districts. The neighborhood is brimming with the character and charm of Victorian era mansions, twentieth century bungalows and small cottages. Grant Park’s extensive tree-lined, brick-paved sidewalk system and taste for recreation and amusement only[...]

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FHA Loan Limits Increased for 2022

FHA Multifamiliy Housing Loan Limits FHA loan limits for multifamily housing in 2022 have increased. The Federal Housing Administration announced that the 2022 multifamily loan purchase caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will be $78 billion for each -- a combined total of $156 billion to support the multifamily market. The 2022 caps, which increased from $70 billion for each[...]

Atlanta skyline

Hottest Housing Markets for the Next Five Years

What are the hottest housing markets?  We all know that real estate sales are hot! How does the Atlanta new home market stack up?  According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) the metropolitan Atlanta new home market ranks No. 3 behind Houston and Dallas for total single family permits pulled from 2011 to 2020. (Our sources at MarketNsight[...]

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Atlanta Ranks as Cost-Effective City

According to a recent study conducted by the personal finance website WalletHub, Atlanta ranks at number 30 among 300 cities across the United States as a great, cost-effective place to call home. WalletHub compared 18 key indicators of housing-market attractiveness and economic strength. Atlanta has long supplied its citizens with affordable housing, exciting amenities and a bustling job market. Fortune-500 companies offer[...]

Photo of cyclists to promote the Atlanta Cycling Festival.

Cycling in the City

After a tumultuous previous year, The Atlanta Cycling Festival (ACF) is proud to be back for its eighth annual event! From October 13 to 16, people from all around Atlanta are welcome to come and participate in bike rides, classes, parties and plenty of fun. With a simple mission of connecting cyclists of all levels in the Atlanta community, this[...]

a lonely dock in lake acworth in the summertime

Acworth: The City Most Americans Dream About

The beautiful city of Acworth, winner of the 2010 All-America City Award, displays the kind of life most Americans dream about. Located close enough to experience Atlanta’s best cultural and sporting events, the city itself still gives off a small-town atmosphere. Families in Acworth are provided with fun opportunities, as well as tranquility. For instance, Acworth is surrounded by two gorgeous[...]

alpacas at snellville alpaca farm

Settling Down in Snellville

Thomas Snell and James Sawyer probably didn’t imagine that their trade store for farmers would eventually become the location of one of Gwinnett County’s most popular cities. For 30 years, Snellville has continued to grow and become an ideal place for residents to prosper. Located near Atlanta and Athens, Snellville offers residents the ability to live, work and play close[...]