Vinings, GA Real Estate News

By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
You won't want to miss the 2014 Vinings Ice Cream Social. Be sure to mark your calendars as Vinings Historic Preservation Society (VHPS) will be saluting “National Ice Cream Day” on Sunday, July 20th, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Old Pavilion on Paces Mill Road. What started out ten years ago as a fun idea, is now one of their most popular Vinings events. Coldstone Creamery in Vinings will continue their tradition of sponsoring the event with their donation of ice cream and toppings. St. Angelo’s Pizza will contribute to the afternoon’s events with an appearance by their renowned face painter who will put smiles and decorations on the faces of the little ones. The firemen from Vinings Fire Station Number Five will also be on hand with their fire engine, so bring your cameras! The Vinings Rota...
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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, July 1st from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! The featured speaker for the luncheon will Wendy Ellin, productivity consultant. Wendy Ellin, Founder of Atlanta-based Momentum, is a Workplace Productivity Life Changer & Author of the new book “Enough Is Enough, Get Control of Your Stuff!” Wendy shares her insights into living a productive and organized life with humor, a twist of irreverence and a level of passion that motivates her audience to TAKE ACTION IMMEDIATELY. Her approach to training is engaging, interactive, and with a “let’s make a difference in your life” attitude. She talks about real challenges that we all experience on a daily basis, such as exc...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for May 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. 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 May, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 0 pending homes 0 closed homes 4 active condos and townhomes 1 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 nuances faced ...
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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, June 3rd from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! The featured speaker for the luncheon will Jeff Korzenik, CIO with Fifth Third Bank. Korzenik is a sought after public speaker who regularly delivers economic outlook presentations to business groups throughout the country. He is also a regular contribution to the Chicago Tribune and other publications, including Boston Business Journal, The Boston Globe, Business Week, Die Zeit and Wall Street Journal, among others. He has also been interviewed extensively on television and radio on the economy and financial related topics. Vinings Business Association Luncheon is held monthly on the first Tuesday of each month. ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for April 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. 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 April, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 0 pending homes 0 closed homes 2 active condos and townhomes 2 pending condos and townhomes 1 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 nuances fa...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Business Association‘s May After Hours event will be a motor coach trip to the Braves game on May 20th as the Milwaukee Brewers come to town. Coach leaves from Marriott Courtyard Vinings, 2857 Paces Ferry Rd , Atlanta 30339. Coach leaves approximately 6pm and returns to Marriott after game, approximately 10:30 pm to 11 pm. Parking is available at the Marriott Courtyard. Tickets are selling fast so Purchase Tickets to Braves Game Online Here, Cost is $35 per person and includes Ticket, Transportation and Some Food and Drinks. This link will remain as long as there are tickets available. ALL attendees MUST pre-register and pay in advance online. Guests Welcome, You Do Not Have to Be a Member to Attend
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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, May 6th from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! The featured speaker for the luncheon will be Jim Miller, chairman of Fidelity Bank. Jim Miller has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of board at Fidelity Southern Corporation since 1979. Mr. Miller has been the Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank since December 2003 and its Chairman of the Board since 1998. He served as the President of Fidelity Bank from December 2003 to October 2004 and also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity bank from 1977 to 1997. Vinings Business Association Luncheon is held monthly on the first Tuesday of each month. Lunch is $15.00 for Members a...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for March 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. 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 March, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 0 pending homes 0 closed homes 0 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 nuances fa...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Looking for something fun and fantastic to do with family and friends? The National Park Service is proud to once again join with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to present on April 19-27, 2014, 2014 National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage. You can plan your visit by what you want to do, or where you want to go … or you can browse their event calendar and check out the special programs offered throughout the week. On opening weekend, Saturday and Sunday, April 19 to 20, every national park will give you free admission! On April 26th, National Junior Ranger Day, parks will invite young visitors to “explore, learn, protect” and be sworn in as junior rangers. April 22nd is Earth Day, so if you wan...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
  The Vinings Spring Wine Stroll will be held on Saturday, April 12th (Tour 1PM – 7PM), with registration from 1PM – 5PM @ Noche, which is located at 2850 Paces Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339. This is the 6th annual Spring wine strolling event in Vinings Village that features great wine and food offerings, a 50/50 raffle & entertainment. Participants can enjoy a nice stroll around Vinings visiting four restaurants while enjoying wines from different countries & regions. After-party is Social Vinings 6pm-until with entertainment. Last Fall this event was big hit with over 600 attendees so we are bringing it back again for your enjoyment. Participating restaurants include Noche, Vinings Inn, LaPaz and Social Vinings. Cover: $6 Advance, $12 Door Portion of proceeds benefits
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Business Association will hold its 5th annual Business EXPO, Monday, April 21, 2014, at the Marriott Courtyard Vinings, 2857 Paces Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30339, from 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm. The event is free to the public. Those attending the event are eligible for door prizes, drawings, discount offers and complimentary food samples. 30 + Exhibits will highlight Vinings-area businesses and restaurants. Exhibit Tables Now Available. 30 Tables Available. Tables are provided and are 6′-8′ covered and at least chair provided per table. Exhibits are to be table-top size. Click to Purchase Exhibit Space to the April 21 VBA EXPO Exhibitors MUST Register and Pre-Pay in Full Online in Advance – $125 VBA Members, $195 Non Members. Set up 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm, 1st come, 1st served on set up. ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Fouth Annual Sweep the Hooch cleanup day will be held on April 12, 2014 from 9am to 1pm. 1 Day, 27 Projects and A Lot of Trash! They are gearing up for another BIG cleanup on April 12th!!! While it’s obvious to most that river cleanups improve the quality of our water, they’ve discovered that they do much more than that. Cleanups are also a great way to develop a sense of “river community” — this is your chance to volunteer and be part of this community. Trout Unlimited, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and National Park Service have joined together to organize this multi-site cleanup within the 48 miles of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.And, they are growing! They are pleased to add Georgia State Park site (Sweetwater Creek, Chattahoochee Bend, and Don Carter), plus Gwi...
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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, April 1st from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! The featured speaker for the luncheon will be Deb Krier, from the SocialLight. Deb Krier likes to help people learn how to use social networking in a way that helps expand their professional networks, create business, and get new clients. She’s given keynote presentations, seminars and workshops to groups throughout the United 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 Restaurant at 3621 Vinin...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for February 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. 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 February, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 0 pending homes 0 closed homes 0 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 nuan...
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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 of at Fidelity Bank in Vinings. The February After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, March 18th from 5:30-7:00pm. Fidelity Bank in Vinings is located at 3020 Paces Mill Rd and Paces Ferry Road. 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 Included. No Cost for ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
In a continuation of our recap of 2013, we thought we’d cover the top selling Smyrna Vinings condos and townhomes in 2013. Just as we provided the top selling Smyrna neighborhoods, we also thought this would be insightful for Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome buyers. So without further adieu, here are the top selling Smyrna Vinings condos and townhomes for 2013. Westhill Paces View Horizon at Wildwood Hillsdale West Village Vinings Main The Aberdeen Chadsworth Chattahoochee Bluffs Vintage Square Flats At Riverwalk Overlook at Westbury Longleaf In Vinings Providence Olde Ivy at Vinings One Vinings Mountain Views at Park Avenue Westwood Terrace Stonewall Mosaic at Vinings This should give Smyrna Vinings home buyers an idea of the most popular Smyrna Vinings condos and townhomes, which is ...
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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 4th from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! The featured speaker for the luncheon will be Richard Pope, who is a Certified Hypnotherapist. The presentation will include an explanation of Dr. John Kappas Ph.D. (Mr. Pope’s mentor and professor) theory of the conscious, subconscious and critical areas of of the mind and how this affects us all in the way we communicate and interact with our environment and relationships. He will be explaining the “Theory of the Mind” and how hypnosis works on a subconscious level of the mind. Vinings Business Association Luncheon is held monthly on the first Tuesday of each month. Lunch is $15.00 for Members and $20.00 for No...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for January 2014 and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. 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 January, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 0 pending homes 0 closed homes 0 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 nuance...
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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 of at Delmar Gardens in Smyrna. The February After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, February 18th from 5:30-7:00pm. Delmar Gardens of Smyrna is a luxury retirement community that combines elegance with affordability to offer you a carefree, independent living experience. 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 ent...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Historic Preservation Society is excited to announce that VEGAS IN VININGS is back by popular demand, and will be held on Saturday, February 22nd at 7:00pm at The Vinings Club to benefit Vinings Historic Preservation Society. This year’s affair will include dinner and drinks, dancing, a silent auction, a raffle, and of course trying your hand at one of the many gaming tables including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, and Poker! Come strut your Vegas attire in Denim or Diamonds and support The Vinings Historic Preservation Society’s “Keeping Pace” capital campaign. Tickets are $100 for Historic Society members and $125 for non-members and include a buffet, two drink tickets at the open bar, two raffle tickets, and $2000 in fun money. Couples who would like to get a head start to ...
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