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Of Course You Thought Your Agent Agreed With Your Overpriced Listing - 03/28/12 12:56 PM
My Active Rain Associate, Charita Cadenhead in Birmingham Alabama has written a great post about how some real estate agents take over priced listings. The problem is that the sellers thought the real estate agent had agreed with the price they thought was right for their home. By accepting the listing, the sellers thought the real estate agent was on board with the pricing. WRONG. The agent took the overpriced listing so they could beat down the sellers on the price later in the process and take advantage of their trusting client. If you want an honest estimate of an (1 comments)
Henderson Estates Plant Sale - 03/28/12 12:46 PM
The Henderson Estates Garden Club invites you to attend their 44th annual Spring Plant Sale and Silent Auction Thursday evening, April 5 from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Northeast Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall, lower level) 4046 Chamblee Tucker Road Atlanta GA 30340 (approximately 1 1/2 miles outside I-285 near the intersection of Evans Road).
Look for many established plants from the members' own gardens such as crape myrtles, fig trees, yucca plants, cannas, irises, daylilies, border grasses and many others. There will be nursery plants as well, and the silent auction is not to be missed! Come one and all - there will (0 comments)
Do you need light fixtures? - 03/28/12 12:27 PM
If you are thinking about putting our home on the market, you NEED TO ATTEND this sale at the Progressive Lighting Outlet. I have purchased quite a few fixtures at heavily discounted prices at this sale in the past.
This will be the real deal. Prices will be marked way down and deals will be had.
PS: Make sure the light fixture you select has all the parts in the box. Sally English (2 comments)
This year marks the 42nd observance of Earth Day, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has teamed up with the City of Atlanta, Sustainable Atlanta and Central Atlanta Progress to host the first-ever Downtown Atlanta Earth Day Cleanup Challenge on Tuesday, April 24th from 9 a.m. to noon. On behalf of all our partners, including EPA Regional Administrator Gwen Keyes Fleming and Mayor Kasim Reed, we would like to encourage you to take part in this unique volunteer service opportunity.
The Challenge is open to all individuals and teams from (3 comments)
Tulips planted 10 years ago. These bulbs have bloomed every year.....and they keep coming back. It is unusual for tulips to be perenial in Atlanta.
Dianthus.....very early blooms for Atlanta.
For Sale By Owner Advice--When Do I Know it Is Time to Hire A Professional? - 03/27/12 06:31 AM
Are you trying to sale your home "For Sale by Owner" also known as "FSBO"? Good for you. I understand the need to save a buck and so does my Active Rain Associate Doug Rogers in Louisiana. He also points out why it may be a good idea to call in the services of a qulified licensed Broker when you hit the wall and find out your home is not an easy sell. Read more below.
And if you need assistance selling your Atlanta GA home, call me at 770-939-3174 or VISIT MY WEBSITE. Via Doug Rogers- Your Pineville (1 comments)
Water Main Break on Henderson Mill Road - 03/23/12 10:40 AM
DeKalb County Water and Sewer Department is actively repairing a water main break in the middle of Henderson Mill Road. Friday March 23rd at 1;30 pm. Tafic is moving fine now uti could bea prblem at rush hour. Also, check with DeKalb COunt for boil water advsories. Tis is a large reak and a lo of waer is escaping the system.
Updated Hawthorne Traditional: 2567 Cosmos Drive NE Atlanta Georgia 30345 - 03/23/12 08:55 AM
Updated Hawthorne traditional. Two story brick home renovated and move in ready. New kitchen with stained cabinets, ss appliances, stone countertop with glass tile backsplash, tiled floor, and overlooking family room and breakfast area. Formal DR and LR with hardwood floors. Breakfast room with French doors opens to screen porch with view of fenced back yard and koi pond. 4 bedrooms up with hardwood floors in master and one bedroom. New interior paint, light fixtures, door hardware. Convenient to Emory/CDC/Midtown. 2567 Cosmos Drive NE Atlanta Georgia 30345 $284,900
Owners Must Register Vacant Properties in City of Atlanta - 03/22/12 05:29 AM
Here is one more thing for home sellers to deal with. If your house has been vacant for more than 30 days, you must register it with the City of Atlanta. The excerpts below will give you directions This legislation was probably intended to take care of some of the foreclosure problems we are having but it also applies to conscientious home owners who have moved out because of relocation etc.
"Welcome to the City of Atlanta's, secure, web-based online system for registering vacant properties. Once a non-rental residential property has been vacant 30 days, owners must register contact information (0 comments)
Hartsfield airspace plan may have repercussions across DeKalb, Gwinnett - 03/22/12 05:17 AM
Many Thanks to the Atlanta Journal Constitution for alerting our community to this dramatic change in flight patterns for Peachtree DeKalb Airport. Every resident should immediately contact the FAA and let them know we do not want this change of flight patterns to disrupt our daily lives. NUMBERS COUNT.
Here is the contact INFO: Comments can be made via mail and online but must identify the proposal's docket numbers, FAA Docket No. FAA–2011–1237 and Airspace Docket No. 08–AWA–5. Comments by mail should be sent to U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground (0 comments)
Easter Bunny Visit to Northlake Mall - 03/22/12 05:08 AM
Join the party on Saturday, March 24 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon Location in the Food Garden Space is limited must RSVP beginning 3/1/2012 Celebrate Easter with a Garden Party at Northlake Mall. Kids will enjoy snacks, games, dancing, and more! Plus a special appearance by the Easter Bunny (sorry no individual photos with the Easter Bunny at the party). Spin the Easter Egg prize wheel and see how many eggs you will receive! Hosted by Radio Disney! Children 12 and under are $2* Parents are $1* *(Cash only will be accepted upon check-in of the event). Proceeds to benefit Simon (0 comments)
DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis invites county residents to participate in the third Household Hazardous Waste Event on Saturday, March 31, 8 a.m. to noon at the DeKalb County Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Dr. in Decatur.
The event, sponsored by Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) and the DeKalb County Sanitation Division, in partnership with Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., offers county residents an opportunity to dispose of their household hazardous wastes properly free of charge. Household hazardous waste is classified as products that contain (3 comments)
Guest House Addition + Complete Renovation: 3214 Bolissa Drive - 03/20/12 04:08 AM
Perfect home for families who have consolidated households. Guest house has a bedroom, bath, kitchen and living area and has independent entrances and dedicated parking. Could work as an in-law suite or as a suite for older teens/college students.
3214 Bolissa Drive Atlanta GA 30340 $249,000
In My Atlanta Garden: March 15th - 03/15/12 05:17 PM
The weather in Atlanta hs been crazy this March. We have enjoyed warm days and nights. The perrenials and shrubs have responded by putting on a show.
Lenten Rose (Can you see the Cross?)
This one you know!
DeKalb Board of Realtors Awards Luncheon: Sally Wins Again - 03/15/12 04:58 PM
The annual DeKalb Board of Realtors Pinnacle awards luncheon was held Wednesday March 14, 2012 and Sally English once again took home an award. Sally was the number 5 top producing single Realtor in the DeKalb Board based on 34 real estate transactions in 2011. Sally also qualified as a Silver Phoenix Award winner based on qualifying for the Pinnacle Awards for 24 years. A total of 6 members of Realty Associates of Atlanta won major awards and Realty Associates of Atlanta produced 28 Pinnacle Award qualifiers, the most of any DeKalb Board of Realtors Brokerage.
Decatur Night Out - 03/15/12 06:15 AM
It occurred to me yesterday that Decatur has reached a new zenith in it's status as the dining destination .in Atlanta Georgia, I have long touted Decatur's many dining options and have been a frequent diner at many of the lovely restaurants that line the streets around the Courthouse. But it was a personal milestone that awakened me to exactly how I feel about Decatur as "The" Atlanta" dining destination.
My husband and I celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary yesterday (March 14, 2012) and as is our custom, decided to celebrate by dining at a "special" restaurant. In the past (2 comments)
Spring Forward Saturday Night - 03/09/12 05:13 AM
Set your clocks ahead 1 hour this Saturday night. We will be on daylight savings time starting Sunday March 11th. If you are sleeping in Sunday morning it will not be a big deal. If you have church or other activities, don't show up late!
Spring Forward Saturday Night
If you are ready to spring forward with your home buying or home selling in Atlanta Georgia, give us a call. We would love to be your advisor!
The daffodils are rocking this spring. So many lovely blooms around my lawn. Spring is just around (4 comments)
Newer Oak Grove ES District Traditional:2244 Dogwood LN Atlanta GA 30345 - 03/07/12 10:39 AM
Newer Construction in Oak Grove Elem School. Hardwood floor on 1st and 2nd floors. Open Floorplan, Formal LR and DR w/tray ceilings. Terrace level with bedroom, rec room, & bath. Rear staircase from Kitchen to 2nd floor. Two story great room with wall of windows, fireplace and french doors to deck and screen porch. Stone patio with fountain on lower level yard. Cook's kitchen with stain cabs, granite counters, gas cooktop, double oven, microwave & breakfast room. Each bedroom up has en-suite bath. Spa master bath with oversize walk in closet with built-ins. Much more! Newer Oak Grove ES District Traditional:2244 (0 comments)
Brick Ranch with Full Basement, Renovated Kitchen and Baths: 3048 Boxwood Drive Atlanta GA 30345 - 03/06/12 10:43 AM
Brick ranch with full basement. Energy efficient renovation for lower utility bills! Thermopane windows, extra insulation. All new kitchen features custom built maple cabinets with glaze finish and furniture feet, Whirlpool stainless steel appliances, granite countertop. Original LR and DR now a large great room with recessed lights and hardwood floors. Bedrooms have hardwood floors, ceiling fans. Finished basement: Rec room (door to patio), more room to finish. Level rear yard. Baths gutted to studs,renovated. Updated plumbing-electrical. HVAC-2005.Water heater-2011
3048 Boxwood Drive Atlanta GA 30345 $275,000. Go HERE for detailed info, photos and maps
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