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Wednesday Weekly Buyer Specials - 06/30/10 11:28 AM
This is the second week or our new weekly feature that you'll see each Wednesday- we've reviewed corporate-owned, lender-owned and foreclosure properties that have come on market in the last seven days in Woodstock, North Fulton and East Cobb County- here are the results: Woodstock Homes for Sale North Fulton Homes for Sale East Cobb Homes for Sale Our favorite "pick" this week is a foreclosure in Woodstock at The Fairways in Towne Lake- this home was built in 1992 and last sold for $379,000 in 2003. It's a large home with 4220 sq ft plus a finished basement; take care (0 comments)
Weekend Independence Day Events Around North Metro Atlanta - 06/28/10 02:31 PM
Wondering how to celebrate our Nation's Birthday? In North Metro Atlanta, you have a number of events to choose from. Kick off your weekend on Saturday morning in downtown Woodstock GA with a 5K Freedom Run at 7:30am. The annual Independence Parade begins at 10am; there will also be vendors and entertainment at City Park until 3pm. Later that evening will be a fireworks display behind Target on Hwy 92. As a reminder, the Farmers Market will be closed this Saturday. Marietta on Saturday starting with their Independence Parade at 10am. This year's parade features 44 floats and approximately 2,000 participants. (0 comments)
Tax Breaks for Seniors and Active Adults in GA - 06/25/10 12:07 PM
Seniors and Active Adults looking to buy a home in Metro Atlanta, particularly those relocating from out of state, may not be aware of two large tax breaks available for residents. The first tax break is for all residents upon reaching age 62; at this age, you pay no taxes on the first $35,000 in retirement income each year ($70,000 for married couples). Additionally, a new law has been passed that will phase out all state income taxes for seniors beginning in 2012- the full exemption will be reached by 2016. This tax break alone can save thousands a year for (0 comments)
Wednesday Weekly Buyer Specials - 06/23/10 12:30 PM
Today we’re kicking off a new weekly feature that you'll see each Wednesday- we've reviewed corporate-owned, lender-owned and foreclosure properties that have come on market in the last seven days in Woodstock, North Fulton and East Cobb County- here are the results: Woodstock Homes for Sale North Fulton Homes for Sale East Cobb Homes for Sale Our favorite "pick" this week is a foreclosure in Alpharetta at Parkside Manor- the John Willis built home originally sold for $615,800 in 2007 and is now for sale at $439,000. Remember that these "deals" aren't always what they seem- sometimes banks and corporations (0 comments)
Local Schools make Newsweek's "Top Schools" list for 2010 - 06/17/10 06:59 PM
Metro Atlanta is well represented on Newsweek's 2010 "Top Schools" list. Each year, the magazine selects the best high schools in America based on how hard a school works to challenge students with advanced-placement college-level courses and tests. This year only about 6% of all the public schools in the US- just over 1600, made the list. Here are some of the High Schools in our market area that made the list, in order or ranking: Walton (E Cobb), Riverwood (N Fulton), Milton (N Fulton), Alpharetta (N Fulton), Wheeler (E Cobb), Roswell (N Fulton), Northview (N Fulton), Duluth (Gwinnett), Lassiter (E (1 comments)
Visit the Woodstock GA Farmers Market this Summer! - 06/15/10 04:30 PM
The 2010 Main Street Woodstock Farmers Market kicks off this Saturday, June 19 and will be open each Saturday this summer from 9am to noon excepting July 3rd. The final Saturday for the market will be September 18th. This year's market is sponsored by Cherokee Bank and has secured a permanent location for the entire summer. The market will be open just west of Main Street on Towne Lake Pkwy in the public parking lot, with lots of space for local farmers and customers to park as well. The Farmers Market allows only local gardeners and farmers to participate and may (0 comments)
City Park Expansion Underway Woodstock GA - 06/11/10 10:42 AM
Work has begun on the City Park expansion in downtown Woodstock GA. The Park is expanding to the East along Arnold Mill Road on the former site of the Woodstock Police Department and City Hall. The buildings on the site were demolished to the foundations a couple of weeks ago. We're told the bricks from the buildings were saved to be recycled as brick pavers in the expansion. To our amusement, there are still a couple of jail cells on the site (see photo)- don't really think they are intended to stay as part of the expanded though who knows? Perhaps (0 comments)
Summer Concert Series Continues Friday, June 12 Woodstock GA - 06/10/10 08:52 AM
The Woodstock Summer Concert Series 13th Season continues this Friday, June 12 with The Great American Rock and Roll Revival Concert. The concert starts at 7:30 in the City Park Downtown Woodstock. It will be a fantastic evening for great music. The concert features three groups, each with a special place in rock and roll history. This free event provides residents a relaxing evening and fantastic entertainment. According to the Woodstock Concert Series website performing are Damon as "The King". Damon Hendrick an Elvis Tribute Artist seems perfectly fitting for a Rock and Roll Revival. Personally my all time favorite song is by Elvis so (0 comments)
Pending Sale in 59 Days - Traditional Home for Sale at the Woodlands in Woodstock GA - 06/08/10 03:52 PM
Just listed this terrific home for sale at the Woodland in Woodstock Ga. The home has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with a large level fenced backyard. The Woodlands is a wonderful community just East of downtown Woodstock off Highway 92. The home is priced at $257,000. It is great value and below recent appraisal for a quick sale. Tour this Woodstock Ga home now. Stunning open tradtional home...welcome family and friends in the lovely 2 Story FOYER. The wrought iron spindles are a beautiful appointment to the staircase. The wood floors are striking and easy to keep. You will find them through (0 comments)
Woodstock GA Downtown Redevelopment - Moving Forward - 06/03/10 08:02 AM
There's good news coming out of Woodstock GA with John Wieland Homes' announcement that they are working with a local bank on more than 100 homesites to restart the building of homes and townhomes at Downtown Woodstock, a live, work and play community originally started by Hedgewood Properties. According to the AJC, Wieland is anticipating the beginning of construction as soon as this summer. Downtown Woodstock (the development) contains residential and commercial components. The lots being negotiated were part of downtown Woodstock's development envisioned by Hedgewood, one of metro Atlanta's pioneers of new urbanism. As part of the walkable development concept, (0 comments)
2257 Jomarc Way Marietta GA Home for Sale in East Cobb - 06/02/10 10:01 AM
Just put a wonderful all brick ranch home on the market for sale. This 3 bedroom 2 bath home is located in the Heart of East Cobb off East Piedmont Road. The home has numerous updates and is ready for a new family. Features include hardwood floors, newer Kitchen appliances, updated lighting fixtures, and large bedrooms. The home has a roof that is one year old and a new air conditioning compressor is being added this week. Out back is a large shed with electricity perfect for a workshop or playhouse. The backyard is large with shaded areas and a place (0 comments)
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