Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fabulous Druid Hills! 508 Emory Circle Lot for Sale in Atlanta

If you would like to build a home in this desirable Druid Hills community, 508 Emory Circle may be the perfect  opportunity!   Historic Druid Hills contains some of the most classically beautiful homes in Atlanta, and vacant lots in Druid … Continue reading

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Decatur Townhomes and Condos–Atlanta Georgia

If you are considering the purchase of a Decatur Townhome or Condominium in the Atlanta area, be aware that certain rules and regulations apply for townhomes and condos, that are not applicable when you purchase a single-family detached property. There … Continue reading

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Decatur Townhomes and Condos – Atlanta, Georgia

Here are a few popular Decatur Townhomes and Condos located in Atlanta, Georgia, neighborhoods close to Emory University/CDC.  Convenience is a primary concern for Atlanta homebuyers, and these four complexes are all within a mile or two of major shopping … Continue reading

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I want to be a Gazelle, but I’m a Giraffe

A new book is being published on March 1, by Stefan Swanepoel, an established real estate expert, entitled Surviving Your Serengeti  that contrasts human survival skills with those of wild animals in the Serengeti.  In the first few chapters, Swanepoel … Continue reading

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For Atlanta Children–Of All Ages

Someone sent me a list about How to Stay Young that included the following advice: Keep only Cheerful friends Keep Learning Laugh Often Cherish Your Health Tell the People You Love that you Love them – at every opportunity Play … Continue reading

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Housing: Clean Out the Spiders and Throw Out the Junk!

Setting the Stage to Sell your Home Realtors love clean houses!  Homes that are neat, tastefully decorated and clutter-free are dream properties.  A well-tended yard, clean windows,  and trimmed shrubs showcase your home and form the first opinion a Buyer … Continue reading

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Let’s Review Your Home Buyer Tax Credit

In an effort to stimulate the economy and the housing market, our government gave us some very nice tax breaks last year for purchasing a home before May 1, 2010.  This gift from Uncle Sam allowed many first time homebuyers, … Continue reading

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Atlanta Elementary Schools – In Crisis Mode

Many DeKalb County School are currently being evaluated for closure.  The DeKalb County School Board is considering a Re-districting Proposal which could close 12 elementary schools in DeKalb County.  Public input workshops are ongoing and approval of the re-districting and … Continue reading

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Your Parents’ Life is not yours – give them a break!

I worried about my parents as they grew older and regretted not living closer than 1500 miles from them. While my sisters and I worried, our parents retired, bought an old house to renovate and opened an antique shop.  For … Continue reading

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Buying Your First Home in Atlanta!

Wow, you’re taking a big step and considering the purchase of your first home.  Scary as it seems, this may be the best time in recent history to purchase a home, with rates still at record lows and a large … Continue reading

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