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By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Investors who manage rental property in the Emory or Decatur neighborhoods don't generally have to worry about severe winter weather - except when the temperatures drop and snow and ice incapacitate the area.  While the colder weather only lasts several days, a few precautions could protect your ...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Holidays are festive times filled with activities that include shopping, planning, attending holiday events, cooking, and being together with our families. While we are preoccupied with accomplishing these pleasant chores, unsavory characters may be targeting our package deliveries, or stealing f...

By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
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Decatur GA New Luxury Homes for Sale Decatur GA New Luxury Homes for Sale. Search Decatur GA listings of new luxury homes currently listed for sale. Find Decatur GA new luxury homes, homes under construction, or custom luxury homes to be built to your exact specifications with any of Decatur fin...

By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
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Decatur GA Luxury Homes for Sale | Decatur Luxury Real estate Decatur GA luxury homes for sale. Are you looking to buy or sell luxury homes in Decatur? You're in luck! We designed this Decatur luxury homes quick search page just for you. Now you can search GAMLS listings for luxury homes for sale...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Decatur Homes - Clairmont Heights Area HistoryClairmont Heights and the surrounding Decatur neighborhoods have an interesting history.  Clairmont Heights Civic Association put together an intriguing history of Decatur real estate in this area.  Clairmont Heights was developed after a lottery of C...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Preparing Your Decatur Rental PropertyRenting your Investment Home in Decatur is important, but attracting good, long-term tenants is vital.Before you begin marketing your Decatur property for lease, take a critical look at the overall condition of your home.  Renters have certain expectations wh...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Leafmore Hills/Vista Grove/Oak Grove - Part 1 History of Decatur Real Estate Near Leafmore/Oak GroveThe current Leafmore/Oak Grove area of Dekalb County has changed a great deal since 1822, when real estate sold here for 10 cents an acre.  The following year, Decatur was named the County Seat and...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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If you plan to lease a property in the Emory Area or in Decatur, you should know what may be expected before you complete an application to rent a home.Finding the right home in the Emory Area where you want to live is an obvious first step, but prospective tenants often have to pass stringent cr...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Winter climate in the Atlanta area is generally mild - at least milder than in many other parts of the country.  Temperatures do dip lower, trees lose their leaves, and shorts are no longer popular apparel.  There may not be snow in the backyard, but cold days and nights are interspersed with inc...

By Ellen Crawford, Alpharetta Real Estate Agents & Alpharetta REALTOR
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Selling a Home in Decatur GA?  Free Home Selling Solutions and Strategies  Selling a home in Decatur GA? Choosing the best Decatur GA listing agent is a priority if you want to sell your Decatur GA home for the best price and the shortest time. After all you want to sell your home in Decatur not ...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Most homeowners considering the sale of their home in Atlanta or Decatur plan to to sell in the spring, rather than in the winter months.  The weather is generally milder, trees and flowers are in bloom, and there are more prospective buyers are looking for homes in the spring.There are several c...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Our church recently decided to sponsor a refugee family in partnership with another local church.  They asked for donations of furniture, lamps, school supplies, bedding, alarm clocks and a number of other household items.​In thinking about what extra things are cluttering my Atlanta home, I real...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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What happens if a tenant who owes you money moves out of your Decatur rental property in the dead of night?​You happen to stop by your rental property in Decatur shortly thereafter and discover an unoccupied home.  The place is in terrible condition with debris on the floor, dirty dishes in the s...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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If you had a dream hometown, it might be a place like Decatur, Georgia!  Decatur has so much to offer as a small city just a eight miles from Atlanta - convenience, frequent social activities, great shopping and incredible restaurants.Homes in Decatur are in demand and sell very quickly.  Even re...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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When I began selling homes in the Emory and Decatur neighborhoods back in the early 1980’s, it was a rather settled and somewhat stodgy environment.1930’s – 1940’sFamilies had moved to the area in the late 1930’s or 1940’s when much of the area was developed.  Smaller bungalow style homes were cr...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Some Pet owners are finding it difficult to lease a property in Atlanta and in the Emory area because many property owners are reluctant to accept pets. We Love Our DogsAccording to a recent survey by Apartments.com, more than 70% of renters own a pet. In fact, 65% of American households own a pe...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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Managing your own Decatur investment property is often difficult, especially if you need time for a demanding full-time job, a busy family life, and want some precious down time.  Those annoying tenant requests always seem to come at critical times – just when you are leaving for vacation or an i...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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This post was originally published on 7/3/2016 by Emory Decatur Property Management According to Georgia and Federal Law, if you own investment property near Emory University or in Decatur, certain responsibilities fall on your shoulders.As long as you are not involved in a federal government hou...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
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This Blog was first published by Emory Decatur Property Management on 7/4/2016 You may need a little assistance in managing your Emory area investment home or Decatur property – particularly if  you have moved away from the Atlanta area.Some investors and owners do successfully manage their own p...

By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
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Get on your feet and join the 2016 Pied Piper Parade as it makes its way through downtown Decatur on Monday, July 4, 2016. Gather friends and family, ride your bike, walk or skate in this community parade – it’s for anyone and everyone! Neighborhoods and organizations are encouraged to make float...

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