Alpharetta, GA Real Estate News

By The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team, North Atlanta, Georgia Luxury Home Specialists
(Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta)
Jamestown Home in Alpharetta Sold by Mary Ellen Vanaken Team   This home on Scarlet Drive sold for $353,615 which was over $10,000 more than the listing price. The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team real estate agents were excited to help the new homeowners purchase this property in the sought after community of Jamestown. This Jamestown Home in Alpharetta Sold by Mary Ellen Vanaken Team is measured at 2,800 square feet and has 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 full bathrooms. This home is a two story brick family home with a lot size under 1/3 acres. This home was built in 2014. This Greenbriar model has a open main level design offering a spacious kitchen complete with a large center island and a cozy family room. The large owners suite has a fantastic walk-in closet and the new owners are thrilled to find ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Alpharetta short sales for December 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. It’s important to understand the influence that short sales have on today’s market and to keep an eye on the market.The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act has been extended at the last minute for 2014. This really shouldn’t have any impact on short sales and foreclosures, but could create a political firestorm as forgiven debt will be taxable again in 2015. In December, Alpharetta short sales activity was: 5 active homes 14 pending homes 1 closed homes 2 active condos and townhomes 6 pending condos and townhomes 1 closed condos and townhomes If you’re in the market for an Alpharetta short sale, whether a single family home, condo or townhome, we’re here to help. Our team is led by a Cer...
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By Joanne Curtin, Building Wealth Through Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Consultants)
    Property Description   Gorgeous brick front Earthcraft home with finished basement! Wonderful open floor plan features dining room & family room with fireplace & built-ins, & half bath on main. Chef’s kitchen with fireplace, double ovens, breakfast area, pantry, keeping room, & more. Upstairs features 4 bedrooms & 3 baths, including an amazing master suite with double vanity, garden tub, & separate shower. Finished basement offers plenty of extra space with living room, office, & bath. Screened porch overlooks private, fenced backyard with patio, fire pit, & stream! Gated community, professionally decorated. Just minutes to Avalon & walkable to the Greenway.   Property Details   Listing Price: $549,000Address: 10981 Waters RoadCity: AlpharettaState: GAZIP: 30022 MLS # (if any): 5361...
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By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
(Maximum One Executive REALTORS®)
Windward Neighborhoods Alpharetta GA | Windward Communities Windward Neighborhoods - Windward is a planned swim, tennis, and golf community located in Alpharetta GA and is a most sought after destination for many home buyers.  Windward has a it all!  Great shopping access to the GA 400, golf, Lake Windward, parks, sidewalks, swimming pools, fine dining, fantastic schools and an ambiance that cannot be beat for owning a home.  That is why so many home buyers tend to choose Windward as a place to live and call it their home.  Windward is comprised of many neighborhoods and enclaves - it is not just one big subdivision.  There are well over 40 unique communities located in Windward and each offer a different style of home.  Take your pick: luxury homes on Lake Windward, golf course homes, ...
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By The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team, North Atlanta, Georgia Luxury Home Specialists
(Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta)
Housing Market and Strengthening Economy are Good News Housing Market and Strengthening Economy are Good News by The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team - 678.866.1935     Many home construction company gains occurred during periods of low U.S. home mortgage and other related rates. CNBC reported iShares Home Construction ETF saw a 7.6% average return, Masco averaged around an 8.4% gain, D.R. Horton reported an 8.7% average return, Lennar gained 10.1% and PulteGroup saw the highest average return of  14.8% during low rate and strong growth periods.    Historical evidence for improvement of housing-market-related stocks. CNBC took a look at previous situations to determine a projection for the future of the housing market. In 1980, the 10-year Treasury yield dipped under 2.5%, and gross domestic pro...
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By The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team, North Atlanta, Georgia Luxury Home Specialists
(Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta)
Metro Atlanta Job Growth Encourages Home Buying Metro Atlanta Job Growth Encourages Home Buying by The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team   With the return of consumer confidence, the decline of gas prices and low interest rates, the metro Atlanta area could add up to 140,000 jobs this year, as stated by independent economist Marci Rossell at a meeting recently of Atlanta commercial real estate professionals. This comes on the heels of Daimler AG choosing metro Atlanta as the new home of its Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters, which could create close to1,000 jobs to the area. State Farm Insurance Co. also create up to 8,000 on its new Dunwoody campus. For more on this click here. With great job growth brings an increased interest with real estate and according to Freddie Mac the national average for ...
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By The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team, North Atlanta, Georgia Luxury Home Specialists
(Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta)
Alpharetta Homes Near Alpharetta High School Alpharetta Homes near Alpharetta High School offers a city that claims itself to be: Awesome! With approximately 54,000 residents and located less than 25 miles from Atlanta, Alpharetta provides its residents a thriving culinary scene, luxury accommodations, exciting recreation, trendy entertainment and endless shopping opportunities. The schools are top rated - both public and private. Homes are stunning! With golf communities, swim/tennis communities and communities with their own private lake, you will find a variety to choose from. Alpharetta High School was recognized on The Washington Post’s 2014 list of top U.S. high schools. This High School Challenge list, compiled and published by The Washington Post since 1998, recognizes the natio...
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
648 Granby Hill Place, Alpharetta, GA Get Directions Click Here              Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour   $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 0 BATHROOMS 1363 Square Feet   Great location close to new library & Super Target. Bigger than it looks. Hrdw floors on main. Kitchen features lots of cabinets & new stove & mwave. Cozy breakfast nook overlooks frt yard. Solid surface counters. GR/DR combo w/fireplace & walk out to deck. Half bath completes main level. Upstairs features kingsize master, 2 addl bedrooms w/ hall bath & laundry. Huge finished terrace level w/ separate finished room & full bath. Unfinished storage w/ large cedar closet. Sliding glass door exits to patio & wooden privacy. Garage w/ extra built in storage & ...   Alpharetta Homes For Sale Sea...
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By Matthew Sipera, Local Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties)
Revive Your Home with Color If you’ve recently purchased a home, and you are looking for an inexpensive way to dramatically change the look of your home to reflect more of your personal style then paint is your answer.  There really is no easier way to transform your space then with paint. It’s affordable and adds a beautiful one of a kind impact on your interior design. Of course, there is more to painting rooms than just grabbing a brush and splashing color on the wall. The intensity and look of your paint is largely dependent upon the type of paint you purchase. It is therefore important to compare the brands of paint and types to ensure you get the color and affect you are after.   Types of Paints There are several types of paints available. For starters, make sure the paint you pur...
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By Matthew Sipera, Local Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties)
Guide to Home Inspection Going through the home buying process can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Consider the following guide to help you get a better grasp on what you need to know before paying for a home inspection.       1) What is the purpose of a home inspection? A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home; they are typically based on visual inspections only. All home inspections should be done by a certified home inspection professional. The goal of a home inspection is to clear the property of any obvious health or safety concerns.   2) How to choose a home inspection company? In general, word of mouth referrals are the best way to select a home inspection professional. Additionally, look for professionals that are certified ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Alpharetta short sales for November 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. It’s important to understand the influence that short sales have on today’s market and to keep an eye on the market. Also, keep in mind that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act has not been extended. This really shouldn’t have any impact on short sales and foreclosures, but could create a political firestorm as forgiven debt is now taxable again. In November, Alpharetta short sales activity was: 7 active homes 14 pending homes 2 closed homes 0 active condos and townhomes 7 pending condos and townhomes 0 closed condos and townhomes If you’re in the market for an Alpharetta short sale, whether a single family home, condo or townhome, we’re here to help. Our team is led by a Certified D...
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By The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team, North Atlanta, Georgia Luxury Home Specialists
(Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta)
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Alpharetta short sales for October 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. It’s important to understand the influence that short sales have on today’s market and to keep an eye on the market. Also, keep in mind that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act has not been extended. This really shouldn’t have any impact on short sales and foreclosures, but could create a political firestorm as forgiven debt is now taxable again. In October, Alpharetta short sales activity was: 9 active homes 13 pending homes 1 closed homes 2 active condos and townhomes 6 pending condos and townhomes 4 closed condos and townhomes If you’re in the market for an Alpharetta short sale, whether a single family home, condo or townhome, we’re here to help. Our team is led by a Certified Dis...
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By Deborah Weiner, "Your Journey To Home"
(REALTY ON MAIN)
The houses located in the neighborhood of Mayfield are located in the City of Alpharetta, Fulton County Georgia 30009. This North Fulton community is located near Wills Park and the Historic District of Alpharetta. Unique features of this neighborhood are great public school district and no HOA fees. The list prices for a home in the neighborhood, past to present at time of post, range from list prices between $159,731.00-$312,000.00. Houses built in the community between 1984 to 1986. Most homes typically have from 3 to 4 bedrooms & 2 to 3.5 bathrooms. Homes And Real Estate Currently For Sale In Mayfield More City of Alpharetta Homes For Sale Priced Up to $350,000 The median sales price for a home, at time of post, is $240,880.00. Total days a home is listed for sale in Mayfield appea...
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By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
(Maximum One Executive REALTORS®)
Alpharetta GA Homes for Sale | Homes Features Alpharetta GA homes for sale by homes features.  Are you looking to purchase a home in the Alpharetta area of Atlanta GA? Do you know what you are looking for in a home?  I mean the specifics in the home you want to buy...such as the style of home, neighborhood, upgrades, price of home, neighborhood amenities, the type of lot etc.  Well you are in luck!  I created this page just for the Alpharetta GA home buyer or seller.  Now you can search for homes in Alpharetta that fit your needs, and price. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions!  It will be our pleasure to assist you buying or selling Alpharetta GA real estate and homes for sale. Alpharetta Homes for Sale Home Features Alpharetta GA Homes for Sale $100,000 - $200,000  Alpha...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Alpharetta short sales for September 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. It’s important to understand the influence that short sales have on today’s market and to keep an eye on the market. Also, keep in mind that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act has not been extended. This really shouldn’t have any impact on short sales and foreclosures, but could create a political firestorm as forgiven debt is now taxable again. In September, Alpharetta short sales activity was: 6 active homes 14 pending homes 2 closed homes 3 active condos and townhomes 8 pending condos and townhomes 0 closed condos and townhomes If you’re in the market for an Alpharetta short sale, whether a single family home, condo or townhome, we’re here to help. Our team is led by a Certified...
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
Listings: are DOWN vs. last month while they are UP vs. last year.   Closings: are DOWN vs. last month while they are UP vs. last year.   Median sales price: ORIGINAL list price to sales price ratio is DOWN vs. last month while they are UP vs. last year.   Current homes for sale in Alpharetta.  
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By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
(Maximum One Executive REALTORS®)
Sought After Alpharetta Communities | Places to Live in Alpharetta Sought after Alpharetta communities.  Of all the questions that we get in Alpharetta real estate...the most common is "Where should we live?"  Our answer is it all depends on your needs.  Alpharetta offers a lot of choices for great communities!  Alpharetta a beautiful part in the Atlanta north Metro area that is filled with many great neighborhoods, and subdivisions.  The City of Alpharetta is located in Fulton County GA.  Each subdivision in Alpharetta has something special to offer its residents.  There is a certain convenience that a person gets for living in the City of Alpharetta.  We have the new Avalon city center near historic downtown just opening, the Verizon Amphitheatre for special events and concerts, downt...
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By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Alpharetta Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth? Mortgage & Refinance   HomeSalesForce.com Associate Broker RE/MAX 770-650-9300 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 5349707   Licensed In:GA License #:179339 Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for the most current information and status of this property. 1875 Adagio Drive Alpharetta, GA Just Listed   Property VIDEO  Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Home Videos           View the Property Details, More Photos, Map & Schoolinformation here at the updated Virtual Tour!   1875 Adagio Drive in Alpharetta GA is a wonderful town home in Westwood Park, a JohnWieland built community, convenient to...
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By Jordon Wheeler, J W Group Real Estate Sales and Service
(The Jordon Wheeler Group)
Park Creek in Alpharetta 30005 - Market Report - 2014 vs 2013 as of August 2014 Park Creek continues to see good growth in the price of homes sold this year especially when compared to 2013.  Low interest rates, excellent schools and a highly desirable living area are a few of the factors that make Park Creek a great choice for buyers.  And the location is less than two miles from GA 400. Search for homes in Park Creek Facts about the 2014 Park Creek real estate market are: Six homes sold this year for an average price of $353,475 Average Days on Market are 29 thus far with most less than 15 days Homes are selling at an average of 98% of the List Price The highest sale this year has been $425,000 for the home at 380 Park Creek Drive.  This home has one of the largest floor plans in the ...
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