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Living in Atlanta during pollen seasonis no coughing matter!  The area is known for it's rolling terrain, Azaleas, Dogwoods, Ornamental Cherry, Wisteria and manicured lawns. Homes along some of those famed streets; Habersham, Tuxedo, W. Paces, Spalding and Ashford-Dunwoody are breathtaking durin...
04/08/2011
I am the proud father of 2 Gen Y sons. Fortunately for me, they both have a lot of friends. These friends are now beginning to think about career, marriage, working, renting or buying; not necessarily in that order! Gen Y is defined loosely as an individual between 19 and 36 years old; and not to...
02/20/2011
With first-time homebuyers; do not assume their "wish list" as I have recently done! I have two sons in their mid-twenties and both of them have friends now shopping for a home.  Since I have known many of them since they were in diapers, I take special precautions to make each of them feel like ...
02/06/2011
When I first relocated to the Atlanta Georgia area back in 1990 from Chicago; my house-hunting in North Fulton County Georgia was simple. At that time there were only a few well-defined suburbs and communities north of Atlanta from which to choose. The main corridor, GA400 was only a few lanes wi...
01/27/2011
Sandy Springs Georgia is a great real estate locationin which to invest. The community is just minutes north of downtown Atlanta and only a 20 to 30 minute drive to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (the busiest in the United States). Sandy Springs offers a diverse variety of homes, townho...
01/23/2011
This has been a brutal winter in Atlanta and all of North Fulton County, Georgia! The temps have barely made it above 50 (the typical average this time of year) and we have already experienced an ice / snowstorm twice! When I first moved to Atlanta in 1990 from Naperville, IL, I sold my snowblowe...
01/22/2011
I would certainly like to know why there is so much "Buyer Reluctance" in the market today. Granted I don't expect all home buyers to make a decision the first day out (as I have done on numerous relocations); but spending days and weeks searching and contemplating just doesn't make any sense to ...
04/19/2010
Known by many in the Atlanta Metro Area as the Alpharetta Autobahn, Georgia 400 is one of the strongest financial arteries in the southeast.  Fortune 500 companies have offices scattered along this corridor from Buckhead to Cumming and hundreds of thousands of people live adjacent to this commute...
05/26/2009
Moving and relocation for every member of the family can be, and usually is, an anxiety-ridden experience.  You are responsible for finding just the right house in just the right neighborhood in the most perfect community with a reasonable commute to the office.  For most, those challenges are mo...
02/06/2009
I am new to active-rain; but I have a world of experience in the real estate industry.  If you are interested in relocating to the Atlanta north-metro area, please start asking away!
10/17/2008
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