Smyrna, GA Real Estate News

By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Smyrna Vinings real estate market continues to pump out records as Smyrna Vinings home sales surged to yet another high in July. Your fellow Smyrna Vinings home hunters aren’t waiting and you shouldn’t either. Rates are phenomenal and inventory moves quickly. Smyrna Vinings home sales have gotten off to a strong start this year and haven’t slowed down yet. The Smyrna Vinings real estate market has been on quite a resurgence for the past couple years. With US home loan rates remaining low, we expect demand to remain strong and we expect to see a lot of move-up homebuyers taking advantage of the opportunities that 2015 has to offer.This chart shows you the past 12 months of home sales at any given point. As you’ll notice, the green bar is 2007 and we were selling a fair amount more ho...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Movie Night at Taylor Brawner ParkMovies by Moonlight return tonight at the Taylor-Brawner Park on Saturday, August 15th at dark. Word has it that The Boxtrolls are invading tonight's festivities. Gather the kids and kin to watch the adventure on the big screen in the open air. Please carpool as parking is limited. Join us for an evening under the stars and enjoy the full length feature film “The Boxtrolls” (Rated PG).The Boxtrolls, a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs in the amazing cavernous home they’ve built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town’s villain, Archibald Snatcher, comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, “into the light,” where he meets and teams ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Smyrna Vinings home sales surged to yet another high in June. Your fellow Smyrna Vinings home hunters aren’t waiting and you shouldn’t either. Rates are phenomenal and inventory moves quickly. Smyrna Vinings home sales have gotten off to a strong start in 2015. The Smyrna Vinings real estate market has been on quite a resurgence for the past couple years. With US home loan rates remaining low, we expect demand to remain strong and we expect to see a lot of move-up homebuyers taking advantage of the opportunities that 2015 has to offer.This chart shows you the past 12 months of home sales at any given point. As you’ll notice, the green bar is 2007 and we were selling a fair amount more homes in 2007. Sales dropped significantly in 2008, with the drop becoming more pronounced toward the l...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Smyrna Summer Concert for July 2015 is on Saturday, July 11th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.There is plenty of fun, great music and good vibes on the Village Green as we kick off the Smyrna Summer Concert Series.From Atlanta, Faithless Town combine singer/songwriter sensibilities with a commitment to genuine, roots rock. Whether you call it alternative rock, Americana or good ole’ rock n’ roll, it’s clear that Faithless Town make music that recalls the best from the American songbook.Since their inception Faithless Town has headlined at many of Atlanta’s finest venues including The Earl, Smiths Olde Bar, Vinyl, The Drunken Unicorn, The Highland Ballroom and The Five Spot. Faithless Town has shared the stage with acts such as Manchester Orchestra, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, Chris Knight, Rach...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Upward Flag Football and CheerleadingRegistration is open for the 2015 Upward Flag Football and Cheerleading league. The First Baptist Church of Smyrna offers an exciting flag football and cheerleading league for children and youth where Every Child is a Winner. They focus on character qualities of sportsmanship, best effort, leadership, and Christlikeness as they teach the fundamentals of football and cheerleading. They have K4-10th grade boys and girls flag football and K4-4th grade cheerleading.They expect a great season, so they encourage you to register early to help them with planning. Early registration is $110. After August 16th, the cost is $120.00.Register online or download the registration form and drop off at the FBC Smyrna church office between 9 am and 5 pm Monday – Frida...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Don't miss out on Smyrna Business Association’s July luncheon, which will be held at the Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna, GA 30080. The luncheon is from 11:30 to 1:00pm on Thursday, July 9th. Cost is $12 for members who RSVP and $20 for non-members. Member pricing increases to $15 for the monthly luncheon after the Tuesday prior to the luncheon. Non-Member pricing will be in effect for RSVP’s received after registration has closed or walk-ups at the luncheon. Register by May 5th at 5 p.m.Join the Smyrna Area Council and Smyrna Business Association for a partnership event you don’t want to miss on July 9!Smyrna Mayor A. Max Bacon will deliver the annual State of the City address at the Smyrna Community Center. Registration is required – so sign up today!Register...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
 Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome buyers continue to take advantage of the market. In April, the Smyrna Vinings townhome and condo market sales surged to new records. Much like the Smyrna Vinings single family home market, Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome sales continue to be spurred by low interest rates. Sales are even higher than last year, which was more than double the sales from just a couple years ago.As you can see, we’ve been tracking the market for quite some time. We sell a lot of Smyrna Vinings homes, condos and townhomes and one of the major reasons is that we specialize in the area, we know the inventory of homes for sale and understand the trends, statistics and all the local pertinent information necessary for you to make an informed decision.The green bar is 2007 and ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
  Mark your calendars for Smyrna Business Association’s June luncheon, which will be held at the Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna, GA 30080. The luncheon is from 11:30 to 1:00pm on Thursday, June 4th. Cost is $12 for members who RSVP and $20 for non-members. Member pricing increases to $15 for the monthly luncheon after the Tuesday prior to the luncheon. Non-Member pricing will be in effect for RSVP’s received after registration has closed or walk-ups at the luncheon. Register by May 5th at 5 p.m.Mary Elizabeth Davis, Chief Academic Officer of Cobb County Schools and Susan Thayer, Post 2 Cobb County School Board member, will be on hand. Scholarships will be awarded to seniors at Campbell High School and Osborne High School.Register hereCome network with local bu...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Smyrna Vinings April 2015 home sales hit another high. Your fellow Smyrna Vinings home hunters aren’t waiting and you shouldn’t either. Rates are phenomenal and inventory moves quickly. Smyrna Vinings home sales have gotten off to a strong start in 2015. The Smyrna Vinings real estate market has been on quite a resurgence for the past couple years. With US home loan rates remaining low, we expect demand to remain strong and we expect to see a lot of move-up homebuyers taking advantage of the opportunities that 2015 has to offer.This chart shows you the past 12 months of home sales at any given point. As you’ll notice, the green bar is 2007 and we were selling a fair amount more homes in 2007. Sales dropped significantly in 2008, with the drop becoming more pronounced toward the last qua...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
2015 Smyrna Wine StrollThe 2015 Smyrna Wine Stroll will feature more wine, food, music and fun than ever! With more than 60 different wines from around the world, along with food samples provided by our local restaurants and sponsors, the price is an absolute bargain.This is the 10th annual event, designed for a fun and educational wine experience. Enjoy live music, wine and fabulous food samples, while giving something back to the local community…And all for one great price!Saturday, May 30th, 20152:00pm – 5:00pm$45 per person through April 30th ($60 starting May 1st)The Smyrna Wine Stroll is a fun event designed to allow patrons to stroll through our beautiful village while sampling a variety of wonderful wines and shopping with our local merchants.Sample wines and food at local retai...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
 Smyrna Summer Tennis LessonsLooking for some Smyrna tennis lessons for the kids? You have a couple options right here in Smyrna.IN Tennis Summer Camp at Tolleson Park offers half-day and full-day camps for children aged 5-18 years old. Camps run from June 1st to July 23rd. The tennis academy is located at Tolleson Park at 3520 King Springs Rd. Smyrna, GA 30080. Click here for more information on the IN Tennis Summer Camp at Tolleson Park.Cobb County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce Lightspeed Tennis in association with Rhyne Park will offer a brand new youth tennis summer camp. The camp will be led by Andre Squires, a PTR certified professional tennis coach. Kids will be placed in camps based on age and ability levelBeginners/Intermediate 4/7 years (9:00 to 10:30am) $90 per ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
   Movie Night at Taylor-Brawner Park is back. Get ready for the British invasion as “Paddington” will be presented at the Taylor-Brawner Park on Saturday, May 16th at dark. Gather the kids and kin to watch the adventure on the big screen in the open air. Please carpool as parking is limited. Join us for an evening under the stars and enjoy the  full length feature film “Paddington” (Rated PG). A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven. Movie Night will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Taylor-Brawner Park, 3182 Atlanta Road, Smyrna, Georgia 30080.Visit SmyrnaVinings.com for all the latest Smyrna Vinings homes for sale, news and events. Admiss...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Mark your calendars for Smyrna Business Association’s May luncheon, which will be held at the Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna, GA 30080 (directions). The luncheon is from 11:30 to 1:00pm on Thursday, May 7th. Cost is $12 for members who RSVP and $20 for non-members. Member pricing increases to $15 for the monthly luncheon after the Tuesday prior to the luncheon. Non-Member pricing will be in effect for RSVP’s received after registration has closed or walk-ups at the luncheon. Register by May 5th at 5 p.m.Jack Kingston, former U.S. Congressman, will discuss how can we be prepared to defend Dobbins ARB in the next round of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC) process?Register hereCome network with local business leaders and enjoy the topical present...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Smyrna 2015 Summer ConcertsIn what is undoubtedly the most important event of the year, that’s right, it’s time for the 2015 Smyrna Summer Concerts table reservations .Now you may be thinking to yourself that this is a grammatical error, but it’s not. The most important event is actually the table reservations. And if you think I’m kidding, show up late and you’ll be disappointed that you can’t get a table.Sure there may be a few left, but in particular, the tables for the Smyrna Birthday Celebration seem to go very quickly and are only available to those who actually get there at the crack of dawn. You have been warned, so show up early if you want those tables.Reserve a table through Smyrna Parks & Recreation for one or all of the Smyrna concerts. Reservations must be made in advance ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
 Smyrna Food Truck Tuesday at Taylor-Brawner Park (3180 Atlanta Road, Smyrna Ga 30080) will be kicking off on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 5pm. Smyrna Food Truck Tuesday runs from 5pm to 9pm. The final Smyrna Food Truck Tuesday will be held on September 29th. The City of Smyrna, Georgia Power and Cobb Travel & Tourism (Atlanta’s Sweet Spot) have “powered” up to bring you Food Truck Tuesday along with lots of entertainment and fun.Locally residents have been eagerly awaiting the return of the food trucks to the Taylor-Brawner Park. As was the case last season, parking around Taylor-Brawner Park does fill up early and they ask that everyone pay careful attention to how and where they park. At/after 5:00 you can park in the Community Bank of the South parking lot and take the multi-use trail to...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome buyers are keeping us busy this year. In March, the Smyrna Vinings townhome and condo market sales surged to new records. Much like the Smyrna Vinings single family home market, Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome sales continue to be spurred by low interest rates. Sales are even higher than last year, which was more than double the sales from just a couple years ago.As you can see, we’ve been tracking the market for quite some time. We sell a lot of Smyrna Vinings homes, condos and townhomes and one of the major reasons is that we specialize in the area, we know the inventory of homes for sale and understand the trends, statistics and all the local pertinent information necessary for you to make an informed decision.The green bar is 2007 and we were sell...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Arthur Bacon Golf TournamentThe annual golf tournament with the Mayor is a great way to mix business and fun. The tournament honors the former Mayor and is the City of Smyrna’s annual golf championship.  The tournament was first hosted in 1986. This two-day event will be conducted at Fox Creek Golf Club (1501 Windy Hill Road) on Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2015.  There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start each day. Groups will be paired with preferred partner requests. Individual handicaps will not be considered when scoring. Partners and assigned holes will remain the same on Saturday and Sunday.  The lowest total two-day gross score for each flight will be declared the winner.  Flights will be determined after Saturday’s round scores.  Additionally, prizes are awarded in each flight....
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Smyrna Fresh Produce MarketStock up on all your fresh fruits and veggies every Saturday at the Smyrna Fresh Produce Market. The market kicks off it’s sixth year on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 8am in the First Baptist Church parking lot adjacent to the Smyrna Market Village. Actual address is 1275 Church Street SE Smyrna, GA 30080-3595. Here’s a great market in your backyard!Smyrna’s Fresh Produce Market runs until noon and is expected to continue until the September 26th.The market was quite popular last year and expected to be bigger and better than ever.And if you have more cucumbers, tomatoes, zucchini, blueberries or other homegrown produce or dry goods than you know what to do with, consider becoming a vendor at the market.The city is currently accepting applications for the season, w...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The 2015 Spring Jonquil Festival is right around the corner and will be held on the beautiful Village Green in downtown Smyrna, Georgia next to the fabulous Smyrna Market Village. The City of Smyrna welcomes all on the weekend of April 25th & 26th. The festival is on Saturday, April 25th from 10a.m.-6p.m. and on Sunday, April 26th from 12 p.m. – 5p.m. The festival has a history of over 25 years and will feature over 175 hand-made arts & crafts booths, local non-profits, sponsors, puppet shows, live music, plenty of festival foods, and all types of children’s activities. They will also have local entertainment on the stage in front of the library.Friends of the Smyrna Library will have their book sale during the Spring Jonquil festival, so plan to get some phenomenal deals on all types o...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Jonquil City Jog 2015At the 2015 Jonquil City Jog 5K participants run (or walk) for fun, education, and PIE at this annual race for education held in downtown Smyrna. Proceeds benefit the Campbell High School Educational Foundation, Inc. – a non-profit organization that provides financial and community support to Campbell High School students. Campbell High School is a recipient of a Georgia School of Excellence award and has an outstanding International Baccalaureate program.Date Saturday, April 25, 2015 – 8:00 AMAddress Smyrna City Hall – 2800 King StreetTimes 7:00am – Registration & Packet Pick-up 8:00am – 5K Run/Walk 9:00am – Fun Run & Fitness Walk 9:15am – Tot TrotFees5K Timed Run – $28.00 5K – Untimed Walk / Run – $23.00 1K Fun Run – $15.00 – (no official results) Tot Trot – Kids ...
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