Atlanta Real Estate is Appealing to Baby Boomers

Recent research shows that Atlanta's population of 55 and older residents is growing like never before. From 2000-2007, the growth in the senior population was more than 72 percent. This means that community living in Atlanta will be changing over the next 20 years as the population continues to age. The Atlanta Journal Constitution recently wrote an article about this[...]

Enjoy the Outdoors from the Comfort of Your Home

With Spring just around the corner now is the time to enjoy outdoor living from your own home. Porches and loggias are a great way to spend time outdoors whether you are reading a book or spending time with family and friends. Here are some great Atlanta neighborhoods that feature homes that incorporate the best of outdoor living: Avignon at[...]

Gardening Solutions for a Maintenance Free Lifestyle

One great thing that Jim Chapman Communities offers their residents is maintenance free living. This means the homeowners do not have the responsibilities of landscaping: no pulling weeds, no mowing the lawn, no raking leaves! Without these burdens, the homeowners have more free time to enjoy life after retirement. However, gardening tends to be a favorite past time for many[...]

Atlanta Ranks in Top 10 for Retirement Cities

According to Forbes magazine, retirees can get more bang for their retirement buck in Atlanta, which ranks 9th among top U.S. cities where affordable housing, low cost of living and decent job prospects are available for retirees. The ranking took into consideration the following: the number of people over age 65 who are employed, net migration for people over 65 and[...]

Jim Chapman Honored at 50+ Housing Awards

Atlanta active adult homebuilder, Jim Chapman Communities, recently received national recognition for their newest community in East Cobb County. Brookhaven of East Cobb received both the Gold and Silver Awards at the National Association of Home Builders Best of 50+ Housing Awards Gala in New Orleans on May 20, 2008. It doesn't really come to us as a surprise that Jim[...]