keller williams: Cumming, GA 5 Bdrm Home in Community w/Green Space - 08/21/17 09:55 AM
Family home ready for you! Fabulous 5 Bdrm, 4 Ba home located in the friendly community of Sienna. The sensational home with professional landscaping provides a fenced-in backyard. Hardwood floors greet you as you enter & flow into the family room & kitchen. Features include Family Rm w/fireplace & built in bookcases; Kitchen w/an abundance of cabinets, fireside keeping room; breakfast area w/views of backyard; spacious Bdrms & Terr. Level awaiting your design. Amenities include HOA, swim, tennis, playground and 45 acres of green space complete with walking trails.
Directions - GA 400 North to exit 15 (Bald Ridge Marina Rd). Go … (2 comments)

keller williams: Alpharetta Ga Brick Home With Wooded Views - 05/17/17 01:32 PM
Offered at $549,000 
Living is easy in this impressive, brick home highlighting a private backyard with wooded views. Stunning hardwood floors and plenty of natural light flow throughout the home. The residence encompasses 4 spacious Bedrooms with plenty of room for study, sleep and storage. Sleek gourmet Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, stone counters and large island leads to a peaceful screened in porch. Entertain in the Finished Terrace Level with built in bar, exercise room, full bath, and additional rooms.  Located in the Cambridge HS district with Summit Hill Elementary, and Hopewell Elementary School. The community includes a HOA, swim and … (5 comments)

keller williams: 1120 Lea Drive in Roswell, GA Offers Gourmet Kitchen - 05/03/17 07:24 AM
1120 Lea Drive, Roswell, GA - Offered at $514,900

Incredible opportunity in Milton High School District. Hard coat stucco home located in Wildwood, a sought after Roswell community. 6 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath home offers hardwood floors flowing thru Foyer, Dining Room, Living Room, Kitchen & Master Bedrom. Updated Kitchen includes white cabinets, subway tile backsplash, Stainless Steel appliances and fabulous island. Master Suite on main provides views of a private backyard oasis that is professionally landscaped, fenced and includes a garden shed. Entertain in the finished basement complete with rec room, 2 Bedrooms and a Bath. Close … (4 comments)

keller williams: Woodstock Ga 5 Bedroom Home Offers Privacy! - 04/20/17 10:25 AM
** OPEN HOUSE - APRIL 22 & 23 - 2:00-4:00PM ** - 312 Harvest View Terrace, Woodstock GA
Located in Woodstock Knoll community of Woodstock, Georgia. Offered at $575,000. 
Home Details:
Come home to this meticulous home with peaceful wooded views offering an exceptional Front Porch and so much more. 
Dark colored hardwood floors greet you as you enter the home and flow through the main level.  The bright open floor plan is ideal for entertaining and includes 12+ person Dining Room, Office, Family Room, 5 lg Bedrooms and 4 Baths. Stylish Kitchen with white cabinets is perfect for the inspired home chef. Unfinished Daylight … (5 comments)

keller williams: 584 Cherokee Street, Historic Marietta Georgia - 09/06/16 04:57 AM
This impressive home, located at 584 Cherokee Street, is minutes to the Marietta Square. 

The property sits on a large level lot with shade trees and offers wonderful privacy. Light oak colored hardwood floors flow throughout the home. Highlights include three bedrooms, three and a half baths, sun room with gorgeous tile flooring, large family room with exposed beams, office, living room, master suite with cozy fireplace, and a peaceful screened porch for morning coffee. The terrace level provides great storage and garage space for four cars completes this home. Homeowners will find the location convenient to dining, shopping, Kennesaw Mountain & … (1 comments)

keller williams: Alpharetta Ga's DeerLake Home on Buck Hollow Drive Ready For You! - 07/21/16 11:13 AM
Alpharetta Ga's DeerLake Home on Buck Hollow Drive Ready For You!Presented by The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team - Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta.
This meticulously maintained brick, European custom home in the desirable Alpharetta, Georgia community of DeerLake is now available.  5530 Buck Hollow Drive, Alpharetta, GA is offered at $585,00 this home will not be on the market for very long.
Join us for an OPEN HOUSE ~ JULY 24 ~ 2:00-4:00PM 5530 BUCK HOLLOW DRIVE, ALPHARETTA, GA.  
The home is move-in ready with upscale details and features. Hardwood floors, plantation shutters, custom built-ins, plenty of natural light throughout open floorplan are included. Five … (5 comments)

keller williams: 1575 Dawn Valley Trail, Cumming GA NEW Listing - 05/18/16 03:47 AM
Charming Home At 1575 Dawn Valley Trail, Cumming GaYou'll love this charming, two story home with a relaxing rocking chair front porch. 
 Cumming, Georgia provides a growing business community, mixed with a small town ambiance within thirty minutes to the city of Atlanta. Here, businesses and residents alike, enjoy a friendly community complete with a thriving economy and a school system known for its excellence.

Cumming, Georgia is a part of Forsyth County, a county known to be a very affluent due to its closeness to downtown Atlanta and the commuter appeal for people working in Atlanta.

During the … (0 comments)

keller williams: Luxury Realestate Team Hires New Agent - 04/26/16 02:15 AM
Luxury Realestate Team Hires New Agent

Laura Commanday, a real estate professional has joined The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team of Keller Williams Realtyof North Atlanta. Laura serves as a buyers agent for the team.
“We’re excited to welcome Laura Commanday to our team!” says Mary Ellen Vanaken, owner of The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team. “This company succeeds through its people, and having Laura as one of our newest buyer’s agents is a huge win for us.”   Laura was born in Chicago and raised in Atlanta and North Carolina. She spent 10 years as an Accountant and Trainer for … (0 comments)

keller williams: Young Professional Joins Alpharetta Real Estate Team - 04/21/16 01:35 AM
Young Professional Joins Alpharetta Real Estate TeamMegan Burris, a real estate sales professional in Alpharetta, Georgia has joined the Keller Williams North Atlanta Market Center.
“We are ecstatic to have Megan join our team at Keller Williams North Atlanta,” said Mary Ellen Vanaken, leader of The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team. “Keller Williams offers its associates unparalleled career growth and lifelong learning opportunities in the real estate industry. We know that Megan will be a great fit and that it is our customers who will truly benefit from her joining our team”  Megan is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. … (0 comments)

keller williams: How To Get Multiple Offers - 03/29/16 12:15 AM
How To Get Multiple OffersThe Mary Ellen Vanaken Team of Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta recently listed two homes in the North Atlanta area and within hours received multiple offers on the homes. Ever wonder how homes sell so quickly? It's finding the right agent who will utilizes the latest technologies, market research and business strategies to exceed your expectations. These quick sales are located in Duluth and Woodstock, Georgia.

2741 Old Coach Road, Duluth Georgia
401 Patton Court, Woodstock Georgia 
Hard to find family home with over a half acre in Woodstock, Georgia. Relax in your private backyard filled … (2 comments)

keller williams: Susan Jennings Sells New Construction in Cumming GA Lake Community - 03/03/16 10:09 PM
Susan Jennings, of The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team of Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta, recently sold the new construction property located on Plainsman Circle in Cumming, Georgia.

The home sits in the community of Settlers Lake. Homes in this community are being built by builder D.R. Horton Homes.  Close to Highway 400 and the North Georgia Outlets, in Forsyth County, Settlers Lake offers fabulous amenities, community activities, top schools and new construction homes!

Settlers Lake homes are sunny with open floor plans, gourmet kitchens, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, tile back splashes, and stunning hardwood floors.

keller williams: Cumming, Georgia Homes Close To The Pool - 02/07/16 11:23 PM
 The Cumming Acquatic Center & Near By HomesThe Cumming Aquatic Center, a state-of-the-art aquatic facility, in located in the North Cumming area and has two indoor pools for competition and instruction.

  The Center is home to a USA diving club and 3 year-round USA swim teams. Also several Forsyth County high school swim teams and one high school dive team practice at the facility.

The outdoor leisure pool is a family favorite and opens only during the summer months of May through September. Kids will love the slide, lazy river, and play structure. Parents and adults love the … (0 comments)

keller williams: Alpharetta, GA Open House 7855 Crownpoint Drive - 01/29/16 12:52 AM
Alpharetta, GA Open House 7855 Crownpoint Drive
The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team presents Modern Townhome in Jamestown of Alpharetta, Georgia. Join us Sunday, January 31st for an Open House and fall in love with this home!  
Just listed a modern Townhome has it all in the gated community of Jamestown. This beautiful three story Courtyard Home features an open main level. The gourmet kitchen displays a center island, granite countertops, tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances.  
 You will love the gorgeous hardwood floors throughout the home. The owner's suite on the second level includes double vanities in the master bathroom.  The third level retreat is … (0 comments)

keller williams: Georgia Area Climate - 01/26/16 01:54 AM
Georgia Area ClimateIf you're considering moving to North Atlanta, one thing to consider is Georgia Area Climate. Southerners love living here mostly due to the weather.

The climate of Georgia is typical of a humid subtropical climate with most of the state having mild winters and hot summers. The Atlantic Ocean on the east coast of Georgia and the hill country in the north impact the state's climate. Also, the Chattahoochee River divides Georgia into separate climatic regions with the mountain region to the northwest being colder than the rest of the state, the average temperatures for that region in … (0 comments)

keller williams: Realtor Madeline McManus Joins The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team - 01/19/16 10:20 PM
Madeline McManus, a real estate sales professional in Alpharetta, Georgia has joined the North Atlanta Keller Williams Realty team of The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team.

Madeline was born and raised in Puerto Rico, and is completely fluent in both Spanish and English. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Marketing, she has a warm and friendly personality. After graduating from college, Madeline relocated to South Florida and worked for four years as a flight attendant. In 2005, she moved to Alpharetta, Georgia where she now lives with her husband, children, and her dog Cookie. Madeline … (0 comments)

keller williams: Can You Improve Your Milton, Georgia Homes Value? - 01/05/16 10:32 PM
Learn how to increase the value of your Milton, Georgia Home the most for the least!Are you looking to sell your Milton, Georgia home, but want to increase its value? One suggestion is a fresh coat of paint. A fresh coat of paint will make a room look new and clean and new carpets will make your Milton, Georgia home shine that much more. Be sure to pick a paint color that is neutral as that will appeal to the most people. I have seen many buyers walk into a home with rooms painted the seller's favorite color and just walk out because they … (0 comments)

keller williams: Extra Home Security for the Holidays - 12/10/15 10:16 PM
‘Tis the Season for Extra Home Security Posted on November 13, 2015 by Keller Williams Realty International   Protecting your home is always an important topic, but it’s especially so with the holidays approaching. Burglaries and break-ins peak at this otherwise festive time of year. More time is spent away from home and more packages are delivered, leaving your house and belongings more vulnerable than ever. Help keep your home safe by following these  security solutions.

Tips to Avoid Vacation Violators When You Are Away   1. Let your trustworthy neighbor know you are going to be away and ask them … (0 comments)

keller williams: October Fall Festival Coming to Roswell! - 09/24/15 03:19 AM
  October Fall Festival Coming to Roswell! Bulloch Hall180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell, Georgia   
Join us for our Annual Fall Festival & Client Appreciation Day in downtown Roswell. Bring your friends and family and celebrate the beginning of fall. Here you will enjoy live entertainment with music, a magician, and a cartoonist. Great food such hotdogs, popcorn and more will satisfy your appetite. And plenty of fun will be on hand including a moonwalk games, pumpkins and more!
Bulloch Hall in Roswell, Georgia is located just one block west of Historic Roswell, Georgia 

RSVP Today! 

We look … (2 comments)

keller williams: Triple Crown Homes of Milton, Georgia - 09/14/15 09:48 PM
Triple Crown Homes of Milton, GeorgiaTriple Crown is a family friendly community located Milton, Georgia. It consists of approximately 250 custom homes on lots of one acre or more. Home prices range from $800,000 to $1,200,000.

 Triple Crown Homes of Milton, Georgia enjoy amenities including swim and tennis, a four acre lake with a dock, walking trail, a two acre park, and a large clubhouse with kitchen, great room and meeting room. The community is on some of the most beautiful land of all North Georgia and known as “ Horse Country.”

Children will attend highly sought-after schools like … (0 comments)

keller williams: Determine How Safe A North Atlanta Neighborhood Is - 04/21/15 12:41 AM
Determine How Safe A North Atlanta Neighborhood IsOne of the things that frustrates both clients and REALTORS® is that due to Fair Housing laws, we are prohibited from commenting on whether or not a neighborhood is “safe.” The web, however, fills that void nicely with a variety of tools when you Determine How Safe A North Atlanta Neighborhood is. One tool that’s very useful: Just enter an address and the map populates with recent crime data, including police calls and arrests.

Another valuable tool as you narrow the search is the local police department. Just give them a call … (0 comments)

The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team, North Atlanta, Georgia Luxury Home Specialists (Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta)

The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team

North Atlanta, Georgia Luxury Home Specialists

Alpharetta, GA

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Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta

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A home is not a home because of its room dimensions or the color of the walls. It is about how you feel when you walk through the front door. And the way you can instantly envision your life unfolding there. This is about more than real estate. It is about your life and your dreams. Different by design Keller Williams Realty takes a different approach to real estate, one that is built on personal touches, win-win deals and positive results. Mary Ellen Vanaken utilizes the latest technologies, market research and business strategies to exceed your expectations. More importantly, we listen and that means we find solutions that are tailored to you.



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