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Real Estate Agent - Maximum One Realty Greater Atlanta



Updating the cosmetic features of a home is a great way to prepare it for a future sale.  However, tech savvy buyers are attracted to homes which feature the latest technology offerings.  Take time to evaluate the "tech" status of your home.  Consider these upgrades that will make life easier no...
The kids are back in school and Fall is in the air, but outdoor activities continue and are most enjoyed this time of year.  We should always to be aware of safety hazards, especially around the home, where most accidents occur.  Playsets, pools and gas grills should be monitored to insure a safe...
The rain is gone and it's finally feeling like Fall here in North Georgia.  What a great time to take advantage of the outdoors, and with free family entertainment to boot.  Come out to Swift-Cantrell Park on Saturday, October 2 for a FREE screening of It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, follo...
While kitchens are still high on the interest list for buyers and homeowners, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is reporting that remodeler survey respondents say that a bathroom remodel was one of their most common projects during the first six months of 2010--as much as 61 percen...
The month of September has been a dry one here in north Georgia.  This is quite a contrast to a year ago when Georgia experienced a series of floods that greatly impacted the state. Nearly 20,000 homes and businesses sustained major damage and 17 counties were officially declared a federal disast...
Whether you are planning to design and build a new home or would like to spruce up the one you live in and love, the 27th Annual Fall Atlanta Home Show ( will bring ideas, innovations and experts in the home improvement and remodeling industries to Atlanta's Cobb Galleria ...
In recent years many trends have become apparent in the housing market.  These trends have reflected styles of architecture, size, décor, and even the status of the housing market itself.   A trend recently reported by The National Association of the Remodeling Industry is that the number of hous...
Here in north Georgia we are rapidly approaching the end of summer - according to the calendar, that is.  The tepid days are lingering, but nevertheless, the scarerows are on their way!  Marietta Square is preparing for their arrival on Friday, September 24th to kick off the fifth annual Scarecro...
Party With the Animals at the North GA State Fair The 78th Annual North Georgia State Fair returns to Jim Miller Park Thursday, September 23rd, through Sunday, October 3rd, 2010. As the largest fair in metro Atlanta, the North Georgia State Fair attracts nearly 300,000 people every year from Nort...
It is now time for Cobb County's Jonquil City to celebrate the end of summer with great food and entertainment. The Taste of Smyrna is food, fun and music all day long! Nibble and nosh your way around the Village Green on Sat., Sept. 18 from 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. You won't want to miss all the t...

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