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Top 10 Neighborhoods In Alpharetta

Top 10 Neighborhoods In Alpharetta, GA

Alpharetta is one of the most popular relocation destinations for people moving to the Atlanta metro area and also from within the area itself.  It's price point of the median home makes it a move-up destination for most and the amenities make most envious.  So let's dive into the places that you'd likely consider if you're moving to Alpharetta.  

This list was compiled using just quantity of sales.  So there could be a great smaller neighborhood but it won't compete with the likes of the biggest neighborhood Windward which will dominate any "quantity" based study. 

  1. Windward - As the largest neighborhood calling Alpharetta home, Windward will be the top of any list. 
  2. Country Club of the South - This
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Atlanta Best Place To LiveMetro Atlanta Named Top 3 Places To Live By Bankrate

Every year a variety of magazines do a "best places to live" article and this year Bankrate did another look and named Atlanta number 3 overall as a best places to live.  Basing its study on several factors – including affordability, maintenance costs, property taxes, appreciation, foreclosure rates and energy costs – Bankrate graded the nation’s largest metro areas on a scale of zero to 10, assigning a final score after all the grades were added up.

By that standard, Atlanta received a score of 57.55, with only Phoenix and Portland rating higher. The ATL received particularly high marks for its high affordability, low property taxes and steady appreciation.

In addition, this "study" was based

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Atlanta Housing Market Millennials, Boomers and X-ers Oh My! 

Atlanta Housing MarketEver since 2007 when the real estate market bubble burst there's been a shift in the Atlanta Housing Market.  Many home owners "move horizon" got shifted a few years.  Now instead of moving up, many gen xers are staying in their home and waiting until their kids graduate.  While boomers are downsizing and finding nothing to buy and being forced to rent, stay or relocate.  For them the income is generally there to make the move but at the risk of their retirement plans.

Low inventory means higher prices for homes to buy and for homes to rent, that's why we've seen a 13% decrease in Millennial buyers.  This would be the first time buyer group.  Between the low inventory and investor

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Highland Manor LawrencevilleHighland Manor is one of the premier Lawrenceville neighborhoods. This new community's primary claim is that it has great location. It makes sense; after all, it is located in Lawrenceville which is known to have every establishment that every person needs.

A few minutes away from this neighborhood are high rated schools. One of these schools is the W.J. Cooper Elementary School which is a 7-minute drive from Highland Manor. McConnell Middle School is also close by as it is only a 6-minute drive away while Archer High school is the closest, being only a 2-minute drive away.

Aside from schools, there are several restaurants near the home where date nights or family lunches can be held. Several of which are Frontera Mex-Mex Grill, Joe's American

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Home Seller LiabilitiesAs real estate agents, we have a duty to take clients from one home to the next and show them what is out there for them to purchase. While we expect the home to be in decent shape and ready for someone to take over, there are a number of things lurking beneath the surface that many people end up overlooking along the way. Take a look at some of these top locations where many real estate agents have wound up getting hurt on someone else's property.

Areas Of Potential Liabilities For Home Sellers From Agent and/or Buyer Injury

Uneven Sidewalks

One of the more common problems in Atlanta, especially with older homes is Uneven Sidewalks.  According to AtlantaAdvocate.com, property owners need to ensure that the property is "reasonably safe".

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Top 10 Neighborhoods In Gwinnett County With The Best Amenities

Homes with AmenitiesIf you're thinking of moving to Gwinnett County chances are you good you're looking for a family friendly neighborhood with amenities.   Each one of these neighborhoods are top sellers in Gwinnett for a reason, they have awesome amenity packages and all include homes with access to a swimming pool (not to be confused with homes with a pool).   Without further ado, here's your top 10 neighborhoods in Gwinnett County With Amenities to die for (in reverse order). 

  1. Fall Creek - Loganville - Fall Creak rounds out our top 10 list of neighborhoods.  There's no wonder why it's popular, it's new construction and it's pretty difficult to find great new construction with much variety without
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Why Statistics Are Not A Good Evaluator Of Real Estate

Recently RealtyTrac did their usual evaluation of zip codes to see the best place to flip real estate.  While numbers are hard to argue with they certainly don't tell the whole story, which is Why Statistics Are Not A Good Evaluator Of Real Estate (or possibly the only good evaluator). 

RealtyTrac offers a great look at the data and sure there are some great opportunities to be had but it's missing the story and that my friends can be fatal.  For example, if you bought a home for $10K and then sold it for $110K, you'd have a 1000% profit.  With this example you can see why numbers can lie.  RealtyTrac's numbers tells us that Stone Mountain and Decatur are up and coming and great places to flip.

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Olde Atlanta Club in Suwanee GA

Olde Atlanta Club Homes in Suwanee

Suwanee is one of the most popular destinations for people relocating to Atlanta.  The combination of luxury and value and convenience is hard to top.  Today we're featuring Olde Atlanta Club.  Olde Atlanta Club is a neighborhood in Suwanee that features a great setting of picturesque rivers, lake, golf course, and forests. This gorgeous neighborhood offers a first-class living experience for those who deserve the best things in life.

This 600-acre premier neighborhood has 640 homes located along the Chattahoochee River Valley. Inside this community is the Olde Atlanta Golf Course with 6,789 yards designed by Arthur Hills, a well-known architect. This course is awarded not only because of its great play but

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3 Reasons Your Real Estate Agent Matters When Selling Your Home

If you're considering selling your home you might wonder why you need an agent.  If you're like most people you'll just go with the first person that you think of, your ALTA tennis partner or perhaps that sweet old lady at church.  Here's 3 reasons why your real estate agent matters when selling your home and why you should interview! 

REASON 1:  Why Your Real Estate Agent Matters - Marketing3 Reasons Your Real Estate Agent Matters When Selling Your Home

Take the 4 most expensive homes in all of Lawrenceville Real Estate and you'll quickly get an idea of who the best marketer is.   If you had the money to buy one of these 4 homes which one would you pick just off the photos?  I can bet you won't be picking number 4.  Although, the lowest priced

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Most Popular Neighborhoods In Gwinnett

Most Popular Neighborhoods In Gwinnett

Home sales are soaring in Gwinnett County and if you're new to the area you might want to know what are some of the Most Popular Neighborhoods In Gwinnett to begin your search.  This list contains some of the largest and therefore they will be perennially on this list but there's some new comers so let's run down the list.  Most all are in great school districts and all but one feature grade "A" amenities.  Not every one of these is in the north section, there's a Loganville subdivision here.

  1. Daniel Park - (Dacula) This is one of our team's favorite subdivisions in Gwinnett County to sell a home and to show in.  Great Schools, great access to 85 and the mall it's no wonder it's on the list.
  2. Edgewater
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