Your "Dream Community" at Heron Bay

    Across the nation, consumers are being very careful with how they spend their well-earned resources. Buying a home has always been one of life’s largest purchases, and the intangible value of a neighborhood is an important factor when making a home buying decision. Homebuyers today are keenly aware that the long-term ramifications of an Atlanta home purchase require even[...]

    Communities With An Architectural Review Board

    Have you heard or read recent stories in the news about a homebuilder coming into a community and building a very different product (in terms of home style and price) than those originally built at the onset of the development? As new communities face foreclosure and home builders and developers face financial problems, this is becoming more prevalent across the[...]

    Atlanta Real Estate Forum Announces October Radio Lineup

    Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio: Minerva USA and Alicia MacPhee Realty

    Stacy Patton and Alicia MacPhee are this week’s guest on Atlanta Real Estate Forum radio. Both talk about a variety of Atlanta properties available to buyers, and about different trends in today’s home buying market. Stacy Patton is the Managing Director of Development with Minerva USA. Stacy Patton shares with our listeners more about the varying types of properties Minerva builds and[...]

    D.R. Horton Announces New Homes at Heron Bay Golf & Country Club

    When deciding where to settle down with your family, it is important to consider the quality and lifestyle of the community. Master planned communities are envisioned from the ground up to create the best living experience for residents.  Seasoned builders like D.R. Horton provide Heron Bay Golf & Country Club new luxury homes that offer just that. D.R. Horton currently has[...]

    Why HOA’s H-E-L-P

    By Josh Irwin, Associate Broker As a real estate professional, many new home shoppers have asked me over the years, “Why does the community need a homeowner’s association?” Before the Internet, I would spend an hour or two talking my clients through the values of a homeowners association, or HOA, and why master-planned communities benefit from well defined and active associations.  Now,[...]

    Verify Your HOA's Insurance Policy

    Ever wonder what would happen if your neighborhood amenity center caught fire and burned down? Who would pay to rebuild it? Would your homeowner's association (HOA)? “If your homeowners association has adequate property insurance, it would be covered,” says Christi Morgan-Johnson, Director of Asset Management at Minerva Properties, an Atlanta-based developer of master-planned communities, including Heron Bay Golf and Country Club[...]

    Before Buying a Home, Research the Homeowner's Association

    Ever wonder what might happen to your Homeowner's Association (HOA) if the developer/builder of your neighborhood was foreclosed upon? Who would be responsible for handling any problems to your neighborhood tennis court, swimming pool and playground? Who would be in charge of fixing the roads if you purchased a home in a gated, privatized community? To truly understand the answers to[...]