Vinings, GA Real Estate News

By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
 The Vinings Business Association (VBA) has announced five finalists for their “2015 Vinings Business of the Year” award.The 5 finalists (in no particular order) are: Delmar Gardens, South City Kitchen Vinings, Xperience Connections by Bonnie Ross-Parker, Walton Communities and Wellstar Medical Group Vinings. Delmar Gardens South City Kitchen Vinings Xperience Connections by Bonnie Ross-Parker Walton Communities Wellstar Medical Group Vinings In making the announcement 2015 VBA President Katrina Kaiser said, “We want to congratulate these businesses or organizations for being recognized as members of the Vinings community and for their participation in many activities that promote Vinings.  They have contributed to the overall character and charm of our business culture and lifestyle an...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Historic Preservation Society would like to invite you to the ‘Mad Science Lab’ at The Old Pavilion to be held on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 4 – 5 p.m.All the Spooky Details:Come and experience science experiments for kids of all ages, take home a spooky balloon from New Moon Balloons, drink some witches’ brew,  stick your hand in the witches’ cauldron to pull out a prize, candy galore and more!What:   The Historically Mad Science Lab!When:   Thursday, October 15thWhere:  The Old Pavilion, 3057 Paces Mill Road, Atlanta 30339Time:    4:00-5:00 pmTo register call 770-432-3343 or email vhps1874@bellsouth.net.VHPS members may register October 1st.  Non-Members may register October 8th. You must register to attend. Space is limited.** Please park at Vinings United Methodist ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Vinings Business Association LuncheonYou are invited to the Vinings Business Association (VBA) Monthly Luncheon on Tuesday, October 6th from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings!Join us as the Vinings Business Association pays tribute and recognition to all Cobb Public Safety.Vinings Business Association Luncheon is held monthly on the first Tuesday of each month. Lunch is $15.00 for Members and $20.00 for Non-Members. Lunch Program is from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Guests are always welcome.Buffet lunch will be held at Social Vinings Restaurant at 3621 Vinings Slope Drive, Atlanta, GA 30339 (next to QuikTrip gas station). If attending lunch, you must register at least 24 hours in advance to guarantee your lunch. You can now pay online and avoid the line!You must register online at least 24 hou...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Business Association will be holding their August After Hours business networking event at grub Burger Bar.The September After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, September 15th from 5:30-7:00pm.grub Burger Bar is located at in Akers Mill Square at 2955 Cobb Pkwy, Atlanta GA 30339.This is a joint event for Vinings Business Association, Smyrna Business Association and South Cobb Business Association members and guests.Click here if you are interested in becoming a Vinings Business Association member.Members enjoy the opportunity to meet monthly on the first Tuesday of every month for lunch from 11:30 to 1:30 and a monthly After Hours social on the third Tuesday of every month.Enjoy an evening of networking with industry professionals in a comfortable, upscale and entertaining atm...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Vinings Business Association LuncheonYou are invited to the Vinings Business Association (VBA) Monthly Luncheon on Tuesday, September 1st from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings!Jody Noland, author of  “Leave Nothing Unsaid” will be the guest speaker.  Have you ever expressed… in writing… your feelings to those dearest to you? Do they know what you think are their greatest strengths… gifts… abilities? Do they know your hopes and prayers and dreams for their lives? If not, why not?Let’s face it, life is hard. Words matter. Words are so important. Encouraging written words from loved ones can have a tremendous impact which often outlive the writer.Vinings Business Association Luncheon is held monthly on the first Tuesday of each month. Lunch is $15.00 for Members and $20.00 for Non-Member...
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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 July, 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...
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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 June, 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...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Vinings Business Association LuncheonYou are invited to the Vinings Business Association (VBA) Monthly Luncheon on Tuesday, July 7th from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings!Kriston Sellier, CEO of id8, will be the guest speaker. id8 is a boutique full-service advertising agency conveniently located in Marietta Square. id8 combines marketing & branding strategies with distinctively different creative solutions.In her role as CEO of id8, it is Kriston Sellier’s responsibility to cultivate the company culture she has envisioned since she opened the agency’s doors in 2000—one that nurtures new and innovative thinking, a relaxed approach to communicating with clients, and an understanding of the critical role design thinking plays in every business strategy.Vinings Business Association Lunch...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Business Association will be holding their June After Hours business networking event at Fidelity Bank.The June After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, June 16th from 5:30-7:00pm. Fidelity Bank is the largest community bank in metro Atlanta. With over 40 years of experience, Fidelity Bank provides a wide range of personal and corporate financial services. Fidelity Bank is located at 3020 Paces Mill Rd, Vinings, GA 30339.The event is for Vinings Business Association members and guests.Click here if you are interested in becoming a Vinings Business Association member.Members enjoy the opportunity to meet monthly on the first Tuesday of every month for lunch from 11:30 to 1:30 and a monthly After Hours social on the third Tuesday of every month.Enjoy an evening of networking with...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
 Vinings Business Association LuncheonYou are invited to the Vinings Business Association (VBA) Monthly Luncheon on Tuesday, June 2nd from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings!John Stephenson, President of the College Football Hall of Fame Atlanta, will be the guest speaker. John Stephenson was named president and CEO of Atlanta Hall Management, Inc. in December 2011 and was asked to assume the role permanently in February of 2013.  As president and CEO of Atlanta Hall Management, Stephenson is responsible for guiding the broader efforts to construct, develop and operate the 94,000-sqare foot attraction known as the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience in downtown Atlanta.Vinings Business Association Luncheon is held monthly on the first Tuesday of each month. Lunc...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Vinings Business Association LuncheonYou are invited to the Vinings Business Association (VBA) Monthly Luncheon on Tuesday, May 5th from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings!Reynold Jennings, CEO of Wellstar, will be the guest speaker. Jennings joined WellStar in August 2011. He has nearly 35 years of extensive experience as a hands-on hospital operating executive. From February 2004 until December 2006, he served as COO of Tenet Healthcare Corporation with oversight of 69 core acute care hospitals and other facilities in 13 states.Vinings Business Association Luncheon is held monthly on the first Tuesday of each month. Lunch is $15.00 for Members and $20.00 for Non-Members. Lunch Program is from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Guests are always welcome.Buffet lunch will be held at Social Vinings Res...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
 The Vinings Business Association will be holding their April After Hours business networking event of 2015 at Thrive Beyond Fitness Wellness Studio .The April After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, April 21st from 5:30-7:00pm. Thrive Beyond Fitness Wellness Studio is located at 5 Mountain St, Atlanta, Ga 30339. Behind Old Vinings Inn, Corner of Paces Ferry and Paces Mill Rd. Please park in Fidelity Bank Lot ONLY.The event is for Vinings Business Association members and guests.Click here if you are interested in becoming a Vinings Business Association member.Members enjoy the opportunity to meet monthly on the first Tuesday of every month for lunch from 11:30 to 1:30 and a monthly After Hours social on the third Tuesday of every month.Enjoy an evening of networking with industry professi...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Historic Preservation Society is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Vinings Golf Classic. This year’s tournament will be played Monday, April 20th at Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Georgia. Winding through and around picturesque rolling hills, the course is one of the state’s most exciting and challenging layouts. Pinetree Country Club has hosted the Georgia State Amateur Championship four times.The SOHO Pairings Party will be held Sunday evening, April 19th, at SOHO, the Zagat award-winning restaurant located in historic Vinings. Serving contemporary food in a lively environment, SOHO is a longtime neighborhood favorite and annual sponsor of the Vinings Golf Classic. Entertainment, food and libations are included with your ticket. They will also have a live and a silen...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. Tour of Kitchens, entering its 18th year, features a view into 14 of Atlanta’s finest residential kitchens. The two-day event has raised more than one million dollars since its beginning to aid the Junior League of Atlanta, with a membership of nearly 3,500, to carry out its mission towards community initiatives benefiting women and children at risk. The Junior League of Atlanta’s 18th Annual Tour of Kitchens will be held on March 28th and 29th (rain or shine). The tour includes a two day sneak peek into 14 of the most spectacular kitchens (7 each day) created by Atlanta’s top designers. Also included in the tour are special events such as chef demonstrations, mixing & mingling with Atlanta’s hippest designers and exclusive tours of Atlanta’s trendies...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
  The Vinings Business Association will be holding their March After Hours business networking event  at Midtown Athletic Cub at Windy Hill. The March After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, March 17th from 5:30-7:00pm. Midtown Athletic Cub at Windy Hill is located at 135 Interstate N Pkwy, Atlanta GA 30339 . The event is for Vinings Business Association members and guests. Click here if you are interested in becoming a Vinings Business Association member. Members enjoy the opportunity to meet monthly on the first Tuesday of every month for lunch from 11:30 to 1:30 and a monthly After Hours social on the third Tuesday of every month. Enjoy an evening of networking with industry professionals in a comfortable, upscale and entertaining atmosphere. Food and Limited After Hour Beverages Incl...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Vinings Business Association Luncheon You are invited to the Vinings Business Association (VBA) Monthly Luncheon on Tuesday, March 3rd from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! Speaker Bonnie Ross-Parker, a.k.a. “America’s Connection Diva”, is a multi-dimensional businesswoman and entrepreneur with a background in education, franchise development, publishing, mentorship, network marketing and community development.  Bonnie is a professional speaker and author who focuses her energies on supporting women. Xperience Connections® is an organization of entrepreneurial women, connecting through a proven system that ensures comfortable yet effective networking to foster business growth and create opportunities for referrals and friendships. Over 12,500 women have attended XC nationwide. Vinin...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for January 2015 and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act was 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 January, Vinings short sales activity was: 1 active homes 0 pending homes 0 closed homes 1 active condos and townhomes 3 pending condos and townhomes 0 closed condos and townhomes If you’re in the market for a Vinings short sale, whether a single family home, condo or townhome, we’re here to help. Our team is led by a Certified Distressed Property Expert and experienced in the nu...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Business Association will be holding their February After Hours business networking event at Vinings newest restaurant, Paces & Vine. The February After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, February 17th from 5:30-7:00pm. Paces & Vine restaurant is located in Vinings Jubilee at 4300 Paces Ferry Rd, Vinings GA 30339. The event is for Vinings Business Association members and guests. Click here if you are interested in becoming a Vinings Business Association member. Members enjoy the opportunity to meet monthly on the first Tuesday of every month for lunch from 11:30 to 1:30 and a monthly After Hours social on the third Tuesday of every month. Enjoy an evening of networking with industry professionals in a comfortable, upscale and entertaining atmosphere. Food and Limited After Hou...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Vinings Business Association Luncheon You are invited to the Vinings Business Association (VBA) Monthly Luncheon on Tuesday, February 3rd from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! Speaker Scott Pederson with Positive Athlete Georgia. Positive Athlete Georgia is a movement by high-character professional athletes tied to Georgia professional and collegiate sports teams to promote the benefits of “positivity” to young athletes. These athletes believe it is crucial to begin shaping the futures of young athletes for life skills beyond athletic competition and to learn how to give back to their community. Current and former professional athletes are members of this organization, and high school athletes will be invited to join based on being nominated by a coach, school administrator, parent ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for December 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. 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, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 0 pending homes 0 closed homes 1 active condos and townhomes 3 pending condos and townhomes 2 closed condos and townhomes If you’re in the market for a Vinings short sale, whether a single family home, condo or townhome, we’re here to help. Our team is led by a Certified Distressed Property Expert and experienced in...
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