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This blog is about Anna Maria Island real estate and events, along with Longboat Key, Bradenton and Cortez real estate info. You may come across Atlanta, GA information too as I spent years living and working there and now have teammates that run the business there.



This seems to be a pretty popular topic this week from the emails and phone calls I have been getting off line. So, I will elaborate a little more on what I have found out. See my previous post for early voting locations. Lines are long, probably no surprise there. I went to the 330 West Ponce de...
Advance Voting is available in Dekalb County, GA.  You don't need to have a reason to vote early, you  can just do it with proper identification.  UPDATE: I just did it Wednesday 10.29.08. It took an hour and a half. During Advance Voting, registered DeKalb County voters may cast their ballot in ...
The Georgia Dream program has been around since 1977, but changed the name to Georgia Dream in 2005. It helps Georgians achieve the dream of Homeownership by providing First Mortgage Financing and Down Payment Assistance. Here's how it works: They provide the 30 year fixed rate mortgages Local le...
This morning I was at a class to learn about the Georgia Dream home ownership program.  It is a great program that helps with 0% interest down payment assistance.  After the class, I was approached by someone who said to me, Hey, I've been following you on Twitter and I've been reading your Blog ...
There are 3 great events going on at the Atlanta Botanical Garden this month.  There is something for everyone to enjoy.   The first event is Scarecrows in the Garden, which runs all month long.   October 2 through October 31.  Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.     It's an annual fall traditi...
The Decatur Low Country Boil is here again, this Thursday October 23, 2008 at the Solarium in the Oakhurst neighborhood of Decatur, GA.   The Solarium is located at 321 Hill St. Decatur, Georgia.   The event starts at 6:30 p.m. The entertainment lineup features Atlanta's favorite Cajun/Zydeco ban...
Voters who cast their ballots in the November 4, 2008 election can be good citizens in more ways than one.  The First Baptist Church of Decatur on Clairmont is organizing a "Vote for Hope" food drive to encourage citizens to contribute non-perishable food items when they go to the polls in Decatu...
This picture was taken by someone in the Ridgeland Park neighborhood in Decatur, GA. It's from my old house the year my husband and I got married.  We celebrate our 6th wedding anniversary this month.  It was a lot of fun to do.  I found the wedding dress on ebay and the groom is wearing a tux I ...
There are plenty of great options for condo living in Decatur, GA. List prices as of today range from $12,500 to $799,900. There really is something for everyone. Why live in a condo? You’re busy. You travel or would like to. You want a low maintenance lifestyle. You want the opportunity for soci...
What are you doing this weekend?  October is such a great month with lots of Fall Festivals and Events for all to enjoy in Decatur and Metro Atlanta.  Here are some of my picks for the weekend. Martinis and Imax at Fernbank Museum Friday nights are great.  Oktoberfest in Helen, GA, is just an hou...

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