Candler Park (Atlanta, GA)
By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
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 The Candler Park Music and Food Festival returns on June 3 & 4, 2016 at Candler Park. The 2-day event, sponsored for the first time by Athens-based Terrapin Brewing Co., hosts a weekend full of live music featuring Galactic, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass, The Revivalists, Yonder Mountain String Band, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Blair Crimmins & The Hookers, King Baby, Great Peacock and Webster. Candler Park Music & Food Festival 2016 is a wonderful event and a great way to enjoy intown Atlanta.The Candler Park Music and Food Festival 2016 also offers a wide variety of Atlanta’s favorite food selections, featuring 20+ local food trucks and vendors. Additional features through the weekend include a local artist market, Atlanta Sport & Social Club Game Zone...
By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
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The 2016 Atlanta Taco Festival, the first ever, will take place May 1, 2016 from 1pm until 7pm at Candler Park. This is the largest taco competition and taco celebration on the East Coast. There will be local bands, Gringo Bingo, Salsa Dancing, Lucha Libre Wrestling and huge bar experiences by some of your favorite local establishments. The festival is open to restaurants, caterers, private chefs and food trucks.Enjoy a day full of entertainment in addition to tacos! Salsa classes will be held on the main stage every half an hour from Salsa Arte. Enjoy sounds by DJ Mike and a live performance by Bird City Revolutionaries. Our Lucha Libra Wrestling match will start at 3:30pm.Enjoy a full day of Lunazul Cocktails and Margaritas. Open to VIP’s only. Stop by and put your mixology skills to ...
By Kerry Lucasse, Your Urban Nest Atlanta Real Estate Consultant
(eXp Realty - Urban Nest Real Estate Group)
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Mary Lin Elementary :: One of the Best Atlanta Elementary Schools Part of the City of Atlanta school system, Mary Lin Elementary is one of the top elementary schools in the State of Georgia.  Mary Lin was awarded the Georgia Bronze Award for high student achievement in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010.   Located in the heart of Atlanta's Candler Park neighborhood, this charming "intown" elementary school is a shining example of success and currently serves 600 students, K-5. Thanks to an execellent faculty, staff and very active parents, this school continues to thrive.   Mary Lin Elementary is part of the Grady Cluster, so students that attend Mary Lin go on to the highly rated Inman Middle School and Grady High School.  Real estate is highly sought after and home values are already on the r...
By Kerry Lucasse, Your Urban Nest Atlanta Real Estate Consultant
(eXp Realty - Urban Nest Real Estate Group)
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It's official, Atlanta Bidding Wars are Back!  Tips to Beat the Competition and get your dream home. More and more, Atlanta home buyers are finally finding their “dream home’…. only to learn that it is also the “dream home” of four or five other home buyers. So how do you beat the competition when there are multiple offers for that perfect Atlanta home?   We’ve assisted dozens and dozens of buyers in multiple offer situations and were able to secure the home for at least 95% of them and wanted to share some simple tips that will help you stand out from the sea of offers on a home... and WIN that bidding war!   1)  MINDSET After years and years of a Buyer's Market, it is often tough to realize that it is now a seller's market in many areas.  When a particular neighborhood is in high dema...
By Jen Bowman, Realtor - Anna Maria Island & Bradenton FL
(Keller Williams on the Water)
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Sweetwater 420 Fest 2011-  One of the many great events going on this weekend is the Sweetwater 420 Festival on Saturday, April 16 & Sunday, April 17, 2011. It's an Earth Day Celebration to learn about natural resources and environmental concerns. There's food, art, an environmental expo, Sweetwater beer and live music. There's also the Gas South Eco Challenge, a team obstacle course. The day starts off with a 5K Run/Walk. It's a family friendly event with activities for everyone. The Sweetwater 420 Festival is located inside Candler Park on McLendon Avenue between Little Five Points (Moreland Avenue) and Clifton Road in Atlanta, GA. This event Benefits the Candler Park Association. If you haven't been to Candler Park yet, it's a city park with free tennis courts, boot-camp exercise pro...
By Tom Anderson
(The Anderson Group, Keller Williams)
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Candler Park Welcomes Spring and Summer    Candler Park and Lake Claire are great neighborhoods all year - but they really shine during Spring and Summer. This weekend is the Sweetwater Festival - come on out and see whey so many people choose our community as the place to live in Atlanta.   Candler Park has claimed its place on the National Register of Historic Places and lends credit to this honor by being one of Atlanta's first suburbs. East of downtown Atlanta, and south of Ponce de Leon Avenue, Candler Park ushers in spring each year with the SweetWater 420 Fest 5K Race. The 7th annual 5K race will take place on April 16th beginning at 11 a.m. Another sure sign that spring has sprung and summer is around the corner is the annual Candler Park Easter Egg Hunt. Many of the areas publi...
By Kerry Lucasse, Your Urban Nest Atlanta Real Estate Consultant
(eXp Realty - Urban Nest Real Estate Group)
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Selling Your Atlanta Home - Homes for Sale in Atlanta & Decatur GA THE BIG QUESTION: When selling a home, how long should we wait before reducing the price?  When pricing your home, there isn't a magic formula and every home or condo is unique, BUT there is a significant amount of data that tells us that if your home hasn't received an offer within the first 2 or 3 weeks of listing your home, it is probably overpriced. National Association of Realtors (NAR) research revealed that if a house is on the market for more than three weeks, the house is probably overpriced by 2-4 %. Of course, these are national statistics and real estate is LOCAL.  After years in the Atlanta real estate market, I've found that if your home is staged and marketed correctly, the home is most likely overpriced (...
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