Atlanta SMC donates $34,000 to Charity

At its 2006 Holiday luncheon, the Atlanta Sales & Marketing Council (SMC) donated $34,000 to four different charities. The funds, raised through a silent auction held in the fall, were distributed equally in $8,500 checks to Georgia Canines for Independence, CURE Childhood Cancer, Georgia National Guard Foundation and HomeAid Atlanta. Photo: Ramona Nichols with Georgia Canines for Independence receives[...]

Atlanta RE/MAX real estate agent Mack Perry specializes in SEO

RE/MAX Around Atlanta Duluth agent William M “Mack” Perry wants fellow REALTORS® to learn how to get their Web sites ranked higher on major Internet search engines such as Google, MSN and Yahoo through the Search Engine Optimization classes he teaches around Atlanta. Gwinnett based real estate agent Perry said many agents have personal Web sites, but they need direction on[...]

Gen Y: buying homes now

Statistics show that Gen Y is buying homes earlier.  Many of Atlanta's home builders that build predominantly for the entry level buyer are experiencing this growing trend first hand. According to the National Association of Realtors, the number of buyers under the age of 25 increased from 11 percent in 2001 to 14 percent in 2005.  Gen Y has[...]

Free Lecture Series Educates Atlantans on Living Well

Isakson Barnhart, the award-winning developer of residential communities offering a new standard of living for seniors, presents the Expressions Lecture Series.  Free and open to the public, these events are designed to educate adults on the benefits of living well as they age.  The series features noteworthy speakers as well as open discussions with industry professionals.  All events are held[...]

Gwinnett Housing Market Headed for Change

According to Elliott Brack with the housing market in Gwinnett is headed for significant change.  In a recent online issue (12/28/06) Brack discusses the evolution in housing in the county from single family to multi-family.   In a recent AJC article, developer Wayne Mason annouces plans to build what he calls an Atlantic Station for Gwinnett County.  This project consists of several condo[...]