johnscreek: Today’s Real Estate Market - Good for Both Buyers and Sellers? - 04/19/21 08:45 AM
The current real estate market is full of amazing opportunities for both buyers and sellers. If you’re thinking of buying your first home, moving up to a bigger one, or selling so you can downsize, there are major perks right now that you can take advantage of. The biggest perk for buyers is low interest rates with the 30-year fixed rate averaging around 3% making purchasing a home very attainable for hopeful buyers.
On the selling side of real estate, sellers are seeing major gains in their net worth thanks to owning a home. As a result, we’re seeing more of those currently renting starting to enter … (1 comments)

johnscreek: Should I sell my house this year? - 02/16/21 09:49 AM
Fannie Mae polled consumers and 57% indicated that now is a good time to buy a home, and 59% feel it’s a good time to sell a home. So, despite everything going on in the world, the consensus is that it’s a good time to sell a home.
Why is it a good time to sell?
There’s not enough supply to meet buyer demand and homes are selling just as quickly as they’re coming on the market. So few homes available for buyers to choose from means we are in a true seller’s market. Homeowners that are ready to make a move have the opportunity … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Looking to Build Wealth? Buy a Home this Year - 02/02/21 08:45 AM
Trying to decide on whether it’s best to rent for another year or take the leap into homeownership? Take a look at earnings and savings and then decide what makes the most financial sense. That equation will most likely take into consideration monthly housing costs, tax advantages, and other incremental expenses. Using these measurements, recent studies show that it’s still more affordable to own than rent in most circumstances. Robb Realty Group can help you weigh your options to make an educated decision.
One key point 
The financial advantage to owning a home that’s often forgotten in the analysis – the wealth built through equity … (1 comments)

johnscreek: Get Organized & Declutter Your Space in 2021 With These Simple Steps - 01/04/21 07:04 AM
Dec. 28, 2020 Sprucing up your Johns Creek home by decluttering means examining your life, going through all of your possessions, deciding what’s important to you, and discarding the rest. It means letting go of the things that no longer serve a purpose in your life so that you can make room for what’s most important to you. Organizing means that everything has a home so that it can be easily found, accessed, used, and put back.
The time that you invest in decluttering and organizing will be returned to you, with dividends, once you’ve created a space that contains only what you … (3 comments)

johnscreek: 2021 Trends in Kitchen Design - 11/17/20 07:52 AM
Every year brings a new set of kitchen ideas to make your space its most stylish and functional. Whether you’re dreaming of a sleek new kitchen or you’re looking for some design inspiration for a little spruce up below is this year’s list of design trends. List of the Best Johns Creek Kitchen Design companies as provided by Houzz.
Quality quartz countertops - Marble countertops are still a top kitchen trend however, quartz counters are an increasingly popular alternative. Quartz counters offer a contemporary, upscale look while being durable and easy to care for.
The dark side - Dark kitchen countertops are also … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Your Ultimate Guide to Deep Cleaning Your Home - 02/26/20 07:45 AM
The warmer weather and upcoming start of Daylight Saving time is the perfect opportunity to tackle your spring home maintenance must-dos. We’ve put together the checklist below to undo any damage from winter and start your warmer months with your Johns Creek home in great condition with a spring home maintenance tune-up. Doormats
Refresh your doormats by hosing off and air-dry outdoor mats and vacuuming indoor mats on both sides. Going over the back will push trapped dirt out onto the floor where it will be easier to pick up.
Tree Trimming
Look in your yard for any dead branches or areas that need to … (2 comments)

johnscreek: Great Harvest Bread Company Johns Creek: A Community Staple - 01/28/20 12:01 PM
In the heart of Johns Creek sits a bakery that locals argue is the best in the greater North Fulton area. Great Harvest Bread Company has been in Johns Creek since 2003 and is all about “customer experience and the promise of phenomenal tasting food made with freshly-milled whole grains and pure and simple ingredients” and was recently taken over by new owners Sunny and Dee. Great Harvest’s fresh milled, whole grain breads are rich with vitamins, nutrients and fiber that are essential to a healthy diet and each loaf of bread is baked fresh daily. Great Harvest’s signature and most popular bread is a … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Winfield on the River Offers Seclusion in Johns Creek - 12/17/19 12:33 PM
Winfield on the River is a small, gated community located along the Chattahoochee River in a quiet, secluded area of Johns Creek. The community offers 77 private estate homes along maple lined streets and according to the Winfield HOA, great care was taken to design a neighborhood that borders a beautiful river and resides across from the Medlock Bridge Chattahoochee River National Park Recreation Area (a United States National Park). 
The community’s recreation area offers a protected natural area and several hiking trails with access to the river. Medlock Bridge Road gives residents easy access to shopping, work and play.  But once you … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Bayard Johns Creek, A New Construction Community with Deep Roots - 11/19/19 09:44 AM
Bayard is a new construction, gated subdivision in Johns Creek that has become one of the most desired new construction neighborhoods in Johns Creek. It’s a small Ashton Woods developed community set on 58 acres that consists of 61 residential lots and 3 spec homes with approximately 1,200 feet of development frontage along the banks of the Chattahoochee River.
Homes in the Bayard subdivision range from  $660K - to over a million and 3,257 - 4,055 sq. ft and buyers can choose from 12 floorplans. Each floorplan has a minimum of 4 bedrooms and includes a three car garage. Bayard is zoned … (2 comments)

johnscreek: Spruce Up Your Johns Creek Home with Easy Fall Decor Ideas - 10/09/19 11:08 AM
It finally feels like fall outside here in Johns Creek and you may be feeling inspired to match your home decor with the fall weather. Here are five inexpensive ways that will up your autumn style in your Johns Creek home without breaking the budget.
Brighten Up Your Lighting
A metal lantern can take a corner of your home or the front porch from dark to enchanting and a simple fall candle can instantly make a room more cozy. Check out these lantern options from Target and Amazon. Go with a classic wrought iron black lantern for a traditional look or spruce things up with a jeweled, gold-toned lantern to … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Support Chattahoochee High School at Taste of Johns Creek - 08/06/19 09:16 AM
If you’re a foodie living in Johns Creek you won’t want to miss Taste of Johns Creek on August 17, 2019. This year’s event will be held at Chattahoochee High School on Taylor Road and benefit the Chattahoochee Booster Clubs. From 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. attendees will be able to sample food from over 25 restaurants. Admission to the event is free and tickets to each restaurants sampling tent range from $1.00 to $4.00 per booth. 
This year’s restaurant line up includes:
AKU Sushi Ramen Farm Sourced & Fresh Flavor Juicery Frontera Mex-Mex Grill Grecian Gyro Hurricane Grill & Wings Joe's  & Glo's Hawaiian Shaved Ice Kathleen's Catch … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Your Guide to Back to School Savings in Johns Creek - 07/23/19 12:47 PM
Can you believe the beginning of our school year is less than two weeks away? We have gathered the best deals and insider tips for back to school shopping in and around Johns Creek. Do your shopping sooner rather than later to get the most bang for your buck!
Tip #1 Utilize The Dollar Store for Savings on Specific Items
The Dollar Store is the perfect place to purchase basic calculators, clipboards, planners and combination locks since you likely won’t find these items for cheaper at any major retailer. The Dollar Tree closest to Johns Creek is located at 5805 State Bridge Rd … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Beat the Heat In Johns Creek at Local Splash Pads and Water Parks - 07/10/19 12:34 PM
Mid-summer heat is in full swing and an inexpensive option to keep your kids cool and entertained is visiting one of our many area splash pads in and around Johns Creek. Many of them are free or very low cost and provide at least an hour of two of entertainment for your kids who are in the midst of summer boredom. Here are our favorite water parks and splash pads to stay cool in and around Johns Creek this summer.
Duluth Town Green Fountain
Located in the middle of Duluth’s Town Green, this kid friendly fountain sprays water two stories tall in the air and lights up … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Explore the Chattahoochee by Innertube in Johns Creek - 06/18/19 09:29 AM
The Chattahoochee River is directly in our backyard here in Johns Creek and there are some great opportunities to explore the river by float with your family and friends. We’ve compiled our favorite vendors for you to check out. You may even see some fish, otters, beavers and turtles along the way!
$10 River Tubing - Duluth
Located just across the river from Johns Creek in Duluth, $10 River Tubing is the closest and most affordable innertube experience on the Chattahoochee. With each $10 two-hour trip, participants receive a dual chamber tube, coast guard approved life vest and shuttle service to pick up and drop off. $10 … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Celebrate Father's Day at Local Johns Creek Restaurants - 06/11/19 07:33 AM
Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the hard working Dad in your life by taking him to one of our local Johns Creek restaurants for lunch or dinner. We’ve compiled our favorite options for you below. Let us know which one you choose to bring dad to!
Pampas Steakhouse
If a traditional steak is your dad’s favorite meal, Pampas Steakhouse could be a great option for your Father’s Day meal. Pampas  is an Argentinian-style cuisine that offers diverse cut and varieties of steaks and an extensive wine list offered in upscale, wood-paneled quarters. The restaurant features authentic Argentinian cuisine and utilizes the traditional Argentinian method … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Johns Creek Area Memorial Day Services Honor Fallen Heroes - 05/22/19 06:15 AM
Memorial Day is an opportunity for us to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. We’ve compiled a list of local services to help you celebrate the holiday and honor the fallen throughout the Johns Creek area this Memorial Day.
Duluth Memorial Day Service - Saturday, May 25 at 2:00 pm at Red Clay Music Foundry
In addition to the annual memorial service, each year over 800 markers and flags line the streets of the City of Duluth representing those who served in the armed forces.
Alpharetta Memorial Day Tribute - Monday, May 27 at 9:00 am at Alpharetta City Hall
If you are looking to embrace your … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Adventure Awaits at Johns Creek Secret Gardens Tour - 04/30/19 09:41 AM
The Secret Gardens of Johns Creek Tour will be held this Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m, to 4:00 p.m. and showcase some of the Johns Creeks’s most stunning gardens that are rarely seen beyond homeowners' backyards. Visitors will visit seven private gardens in Johns Creek, featuring beautiful landscapes, koi ponds, sculptures, and just a little bit of whimsy. All tour stops are conveniently located along the Old Alabama Road corridor, which should make it very easy for a relaxed visit to enjoy each unique property.  
Docents and volunteers will help guide the way along with art and live music to set … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Johns Creek Country Clubs Offer Year Round Golfers Paradise - 03/31/19 07:19 PM
The city of Johns Creek is consistently recognized as one of the most affluent golf communities in the Metro Atlanta area because of its seven champion 18-hole golf courses. Offering over 50,000 yards of golf and recognized by both the U.S. Golf Association and Professional Golfers Association, these private and public courses offer year round golfing because of our mild climate.
Johns Creek has hosted many championships over the years, including the 1976 US Open Championship, the 1981, 2001 and 2011 PGA Championship, the 1990 US Women’s Open, the Champions Tour Nationwide Championship from 1991-1994 and the U.S. Amateur in 2014. These courses were … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Johns Creek’s 6 Bridges Brewing Offers Fun Experience for Locals - 03/18/19 12:14 PM
We are excited to welcome 6 Bridges Brewing to Johns Creek as our city’s first brewery. Father/son duo Charles and Clay Gridgley opened 6 Bridges in November 2018 and their taproom features 10 different taps of beers and an outdoor beer garden. 6 Bridges is named after the six bridges that once crossed Johns Creek. 
Beers on tap include Shelby Golden Ale, Newtown American Pale Ale, State Bridge American Stout, Sour Continuum with Pink Guava, State Bridge S’mores Stout, State Bridge w/Cold Brew Stout, Kaiser’s Last Stand Sour Berliner Weisse, Tag Along Shake Porter and No Not Really American IPA. Full pints, half pours and small … (0 comments)

johnscreek: Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Johns Creek Home - 03/12/19 05:43 AM
The warmer weather and start of Daylight Saving time is the perfect opportunity to tackle your spring home maintenance must-dos. We’ve put together the checklist below to undo any damage from winter and start your warmer months with your Johns Creek home in great condition with a spring home maintenance tune-up.
Tree Trimming
Look in your yard for any dead branches or areas that need to be trimmed. It’s much easier to clean up these trees before they’re fully bloomed. Don’t forget to check that dead branches aren’t hanging over your house since this can cause leaf backup in your gutters.
Roof 
Check for cracked shingles, failed … (0 comments)

 
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