atlanta: Ormewood Park Atlanta Home for Sale | 1141 Portland Ave SE - 04/21/14 06:10 AM
JUST LISTED!  Ormewood Park Atlanta Home for Sale 1141 Portland Ave SE | Atlanta, GA 30316
3 bedrooms | 2 full bathrooms
Parkside Elementary & 1st Tier for Neighborhood Charter School
 
1141 Portland Ave SE is nestled on a quiet street in the heart of Atlanta's Ormewood Park neighborhood. The light-filled rooms and delightful decor invite you inside where you will quickly discover that this is the kind of place that just feels like "home."  
 
The spacious living room with a working fireplace is the perfect place to relax at the end of the day.  The family chef … (0 comments)

atlanta: Most Expensive Homes Sold in Sandy Springs Atlanta - 01/13/14 08:02 AM
Most Expensive Homes Sold in Sandy Springs 2013 Tour the latest luxury homes for sale in Sandy Springs >>
 
Thanks to a fabulous location, excellent schools and some of stunning new construction estate homes, the luxury real estate market is on fire in the Sandy Springs area of Metro Atlanta.  The most expensive homes sold in Sandy Springs had a final price tag of over $4.0 million.  It's no suprise that the most popular neighborhoods for million dollar home sales were Riverside, Heards Ferry, River Chase and Winterthur.   
 
 
Top Sandy Springs Homes Sold in 2013 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013 … (2 comments)

atlanta: Be Safe, Atlanta! Safety Tips For Your Christmas Tree - 12/20/13 01:11 AM
Safety Tips For Your Christmas Tree  
The holidays are officially here and many of you have purchased a Christmas tree.  Whether it is real or artificial, you need to take some precautions to ensure that your holiday home is a safe one.  Real trees have the highest potential for a fire hazard, but even if you have an artificial Chrismas tree, you still have to be careful.  
 
If you opted for the fabulous fresh pine smell of a real Chrismas tree, here are a few quick tips:
 
1. Place the Chrismas tree as far from any heat … (2 comments)

atlanta: Kirkwood Home for the Holidays 2013 - 11/28/13 10:09 PM
2013 Kirkwood Home for the Holidays Kirkwood Station :: Atlanta, GA

 
The Historic Kirkwood community invites you to start a brand new tradition this year with the 1st Annual Kirkwood Home for the Holidays celebration.  This event is sure to delight the entire family with a holiday market with crafts from local artists, the lighting of the tree in Downtown Kirkwood, live music ....and even a pet holiday costume contest!  Also, don't forget to stop by the "North Pole" photo booth and pick your props for the perfect holiday photo.
 
The Kirkwood home for the holiday market will … (0 comments)

atlanta: 1923 Delano Dr | Atlanta Bungalow for Sale - 10/24/13 02:13 PM
1923 Delano Dr | Atlanta, GA 30317 Atlanta Bungalow for Sale MLS # 5212081
 
1923 Delano Drive is a charming 1920s Bungalow in the heart of Atlanta's Historic Kirkwood neighborhood. The inviting rocking chair front porch greets you and once inside, you will find that this home has been updated with many of the vintage details still intact, including the crown molding, original hardwoods and fireplace. View more photos of this Intown bungalow.

 
If you are looking for a light and bright living space, we have it covered.  The living room is surrounded with windows and overlooks the front … (1 comments)

atlanta: Craftsman Bungalow in Virginia Highland - 07/06/13 07:55 AM
Craftsman Bungalow in Virginia Highland | Bungalows for Sale Looking for Craftsman bungalow in Virginia Highland?  Need a renovated Craftsman at least four bedrooms, four bathrooms, gourmet kitchen, outdoor living space and a 2+ car garage?  1248 Stillwood Drive has it covered.  And even better news, this luxury bungalow was just reduced by $20,000!  Learn more about this home and view additional interior photos.
 

 
No detail was overlooked during the renovation of this Craftsman bungalow in Virginia Highland, from the gleaming hardwoods and custom millwork to the gourmet kitchen with professional grade stainless steel Miele® appliances.  The vintage … (2 comments)

atlanta: Glenwood Park Condo for Sale | 924 Garrett Street - 05/22/13 04:06 AM

View ALL the properties for sale in Glenwood Park Atlanta
924 Garrett Street | #302 | Atlanta, GA | Live in the heart of Glenwood Park
Listing Details
2 bedrooms | 2 baths
Open floor plan 
Rooftop deck with skyline views
FMLS # 5147303
 
To schedule an appointment to tour this Glenwood Park condo for sale, please call Kerry Lucasse with the Nest Atlanta team at 404.721.3001.
 
Located in the award-winning Glenwood Park community, this corner-unit condominium is sure to make your heart go pitter-patter.  The high ceilings, light-filled rooms, neutral paint colors and gleaming hardwood flooring really make … (0 comments)

atlanta: Glenwood Park Townhome - Just Listed in Atlanta - 04/10/13 12:09 PM
Glenwood Park Townhome in Atlanta GA - JUST LISTED!  
473-A Bartram St | Atlanta, GA | 30316
Glenwood Park Atlanta
2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | 2-car garage
 
Located in the award-winning Glenwood Park community, this EarthCraft-certified townhome feels like a brand new home.  The high ceilings, freshly painted walls, light-filled rooms and gleaming hardwood flooring really make this  home sparkle!
 
All of the living space is on the main level, with a spacious living room and office nook.   The kitchen is sure to please the family chef and featured stainless appliances, vibrant granite counter tops, breakfast … (1 comments)

atlanta: Oldfield at Grant Park Townhomes - 03/15/13 02:31 AM
Oldfield at Grant Park Townhomes 655 Mead St SE #52 ::  Atlanta, GA :: 30312  
Steps from Atlanta's Historic Grant Park and the up and coming Atlanta Beltline, this charming townhome is tucked away in the Oldfield at Grant Park townhome community. From the moment you step inside, you will feel right at home with the open, light-filled rooms, inviting décor, gleaming hardwood flooring, new plantation shutters, 9+ foot ceilings and Craftsman details.
 
On the main level, you will find a not-so-formal living room with custom built-ins and fireplace. It's ideal for entertaining, as it opens to an outdoor … (1 comments)

atlanta: Recycle your Christmas Tree in Grant Park | Atlanta GA - 12/28/12 10:51 AM
Recycle your Christmas Tree in Grant Park AtlantaOn Saturday, January 5, the Grant Park Conservancy is sponsoring their "Bring One for the Chipper" reycling event.  This is a great opportunity to have your Christmas tree recycled!
The Christmas trees will be put to good use and for the first time, there will be a mulcher on site so that volunteers can turn them into mulch that will be used throughout Grant Park in 2013.  To participate, you can just bring your undecorated tree to Grant Park (at the Boulevard parking lot entrance) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  If you don't have … (1 comments)

atlanta: Family Friendly Affordable Neighborhoods in Atlanta GA - 11/26/12 10:23 AM
Looking for family friendly, affordable neighborhoods in Atlanta GA? 

If you area new to the Atlanta "Intown" area, finding a neighborhood that is safe, family friendly and affordable is often confusing to many Atlanta home buyers.  To help with your search, we've highlighted several options that might be a good fit for you... and your wallet!
Below you will find several "top picks", but if you would like more Atlanta neighborhood recommendations, please visit our new Affordable Atlanta Neighborhoods webpage.
  Avondale Estates Average home sales price in the mid $200s
Located just outside Downtown Decatur and less than … (0 comments)

atlanta: The Return of the Pink Pig - 11/03/12 01:38 PM
The Return of the Pink Pig
It’s not a Hollywood blockbuster super-hero sequel, but it is a good time and an Atlanta family tradition.  On a recent shopping trip to Buckhead’s Lenox Square Mall, I noticed that it was already time to partition off part of the parking area to make space for the Pink Pig.   
Since 2004, the Pink Pig, a small amusement park type ride for children, has appeared seasonally at Lenox Square, but for long-time Atlanta residents, this yearly tradition brings back memories of the original Pink Pig, located in the old Rich’s building in downtown Atlanta … (0 comments)

atlanta: Volunteer Opportunities for Thanksgiving in Atlanta - 11/01/12 09:44 AM
Volunteer Opportunities for Thanksgiving in Atlanta
Thanksgiving is all about taking a day to appreciate what you have and many people feel inspired to share what they have with others over the Thanksgiving holiday.  In the city of Atlanta, Hosea Feed the Hungry is the largest and most well-known organization that not only feeds the hungry, but also gives the other items they urgently need such as coats and haircuts. However, because so many people volunteer on Thanksgiving Day, the greatest need for organizations like Hosea Feed the Hungry is for other days over the holiday season.
If you feel the … (2 comments)

atlanta: How Long Does It Take to Sell a Home in Atlanta? - 10/29/12 04:09 AM
How long will it take to sell a home in Atlanta GA? It is usually one of the first questions Atlanta home sellers ask their Realtor before listing their home... and it's completely understandable!  I don't know many homeowners who enjoy buyers and agents coming through their home for weeks or months on end.  In previous years, it was often difficult to gauge how long it would take to sell a home in Atlanta, but after reviewing recent home sales data, many Atlanta neighborhoods are selling homes in RECORD TIME!


  So how long it really takes to sell … (2 comments)

atlanta: Curbside Recycling in Dekalb County GA - 10/04/12 08:02 AM
Curbside Recycling in Dekalb County GA - One step forward!
In an effort to reduce landfill disposal and increase recycling, last week Dekalb County voted to eliminate the fee for curbside recycling — and the vote was unanimous!  
As of 9/26/2012, curbside recycling for Dekalb County Residents is F-R-E-E!  Now there is no excuse for Dekalb County residents not to recycle your boxes, glass, and paper!
 
To get your recycling bin and disposal bags, just complete this quick form:  
Dekalb County Curbside Recycling Registration Form
 
For more information about Dekalb County's plan to improve our evironment, visit: … (2 comments)

atlanta: Just Listed Homes in Inman Park Atlanta - 09/26/12 02:24 AM
Just Listed Homes in Inman Park Atlanta Homes in Atlanta's Historic Inman Park community tend to sell quickly, so if you really want to live in this gorgeous neighborhood, you need to get a "leg up" on the competition!  Having access to ALL of the Inman Park homes that were listed in the last week, direct from the Atlanta First Multiple Listing System (FMLS), should be able to help you find your dream home -- before someone else does!
 
 
Inman Park Homes for Sale Listed in the last 7 days in the FMLS, as of 9/25/2012
For the latest … (0 comments)

atlanta: 2012 Grant Park Summer Shade Festival - Corks & Forks Event - 08/21/12 02:57 AM
The 2012 Grant Park Summer Shade Festival and Corks & Forks Event is this weekend! It's the 10th Annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is one of the largest annual festivals in Atlanta.  Activities include an artist market featuring hundreds of artists in a variety of mediums, as well as two stages for live music.  For the little ones, there will be a Kids Zone with storytellers, puppet shows and art activities along with some great more active options including a climbing wall and a bungee jump!
General admission to the festival is free, but some of the activities require the … (1 comments)

atlanta: Reynoldstown Wheelbarrow Festival - 2012 - 08/17/12 09:38 AM
Reynoldstown Wheelbarrow Festival 2012 A wheelbarrow festival?  Yes, you read that correctly!  Every year Atlanta's Reynoldstown neighborhood hosts The Reynoldstown Wheelbarrow Festival.  It includes all of the typical festival fare -- great food, local artisans, music -- but it also includes freestyle wheelbarrowing!
A 5K road race has Atlantans running through the streets of Reynoldstown and Cabbagetown pushing wheelbarrows and bouncing them off of buildings and other surfaces.  It’s sure to be something to see!
After the race, you can enjoy treat from some of Atlanta’s local eateries, including The Pickle, King of Pops, Westside Creamery, HomeGrown and more. 
Last year’s live … (0 comments)

atlanta: Historic Atlanta Neighborhoods :: DRUID HILLS - 07/20/12 09:42 AM
Explore Historic Atlanta Neighborhoods ::  DRUID HILLS Listed on the National Register of Historic Homes, Druid Hills was one of the first neighborhoods in Atlanta. The community was designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, who also designed Central Park in New York.
Winding, tree-lined streets along Ponce de Leon Avenue invite you into the neighborhood where you will find beautifully restored English Tudor homes, Tudor Revival homes, bungalows, Federal and Traditional homes perched on hilltop lots.  Most of the homes were constructed in the early 1900s and are are among the finest examples of period architecture in the Metro Atlanta area.
If … (1 comments)

atlanta: Virginia Highland Home of the Week - 1115 Rosedale Dr - Atlanta - 07/19/12 04:04 AM
Our Virginia Highland Home of the Week is 1115 Rosedale Dr, Atlanta 30306
This simply stunning Craftsman bungalow is located on one of Virginia Highland's best streets and has been lovingly restored with many period details intact, along with all the modern amenities.  
1115 Rosedale Drive offers gracious living spaces for easy entertaining and a gorgeous gourmet kitchen that is sure to please the family chef.  You will also be delighted to find an expansive master suite, 3 gas fireplaces and a 4th wood burning on terrace.  Two private porches overlook the professionally landscaped backyard  - a true oasis … (1 comments)

 
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