Vinings, GA Real Estate News

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 4th from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! The featured speaker for the luncheon will be Burton Dodd, a partner at Fisher & Phillips LLP. Mr. Dodd will be discussing employment law for the SMB Market – Protect Your Company and Your Employees.  If you are an employee, owner, or manage employees. Receive practical advice to put into effect at your organization. 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. Lunch will be held at Social Vinings Restaurant at 3621 Vinings Slope Drive, Atlant...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for December 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 December, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 1 pending homes 0 closed homes 1 active condos and townhomes 2 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 the nuances f...
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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, January 7h from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! The featured speaker for the luncheon will be John Schuerholz, President of the Atlanta Braves. Named president of the Atlanta Braves on October 11, 2007, John  Schuerholz oversees all operations for the Braves franchise.  Schuerholz served 26 years as a general manager, from 1982 to  2007, including 17 as the Braves’ executive vice president and general manager from 1991 to 2007. Schuerholz came to the Braves from the Kansas City Royals in October of 1990, and before his promotion to president, he had the longest tenure with the same organization among all major league GMs. In addition, the winner of the Vining...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for November and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. In November, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 1 pending homes 0 closed homes 0 active condos and townhomes 4 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 the nuances faced when purchasing short sales. Protect yourself and work with the Vinings short sale experts. Contact us today to get started.
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Business Association will be holding their December After Hours business networking event at Fifth Third Bank Vinings. The December After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, December 17th from 5:30-7:00pm. Fifth Third Bank Vinings is located at 2810 Paces Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30339. Help make a difference for the children at Calvary Children’s Home this holiday season. All Attendees: Please bring and donate 1 new unwrapped toy as you attend the VBA afterhours on December 17th (Or, see our “Secret Santa” at the Door as You Enter). 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 11:3...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Historic Preservation Society invites the children of Vinings to “DECK THE HALLS” on Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Old Pavilion on Paces Mill Road. Be sure to park at Vinings United Methodist Church two doors down. Join VHPS for some good old-fashioned holiday fun! The children will make an ornament and a holiday craft to take home! Storytelling by the famous VHPS holiday storytellers Marianne and Beverly! Cookies and Juice provided by the Vinings Kroger! So as you can see, you won’t want to miss this event. All children of VHPS members are admitted free. $5 for non-VHPS members. Space is limited and reservations are REQUIRED. Reservations for members are available now. All non-members may make reservations starting December 12th. Call or email VHPS t...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Vinings Sleigh Ride In case you haven’t gotten enough of all these holiday events, here’s another one that should be fun. Get into the holiday spirit and bring a little magic to your holiday by shopping at Vinings Jubilee. On December 13th and 20th, enjoy a complimentary horse drawn sleigh ride through our center on an authentic Victorian Sleigh from 5 to 8pm. Oh, what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh!
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Vinings Village Christmas Tree Lighting Gather your family, friends and neighbors for an evening of holiday fun during the 43rd Annual Vinings Jubilee Christmas Tree Lighting. Join us on Thursday, December 5th from 6-8 pm in front of the Clock Tower for holiday music, delicious treats, reindeer pony rides, Vinings Express train rides, face painting, balloon twisting, and (of course) Santa Claus! Santa Claus is coming back to town for the 2013 Christmas Tree Lighting at Vinings Jubilee. Bring your family, friends and neighbors for some holiday fun. This will be Vinings’ 43rd Annual Christmas Tree lighting so you won’t want to miss out. The annual Christmas Tree Lighting is a Vinings tradition. Every year the people of Vinings gather at the clock tower in Vinings Jubilee and celebrate th...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
  The Vinings Business Association (VBA) has announced five finalists for their “2013 Vinings Business of the Year” award. The 5 finalists (in no particular order) are: Delmar Gardens PrintWave Social Vinings restaurant The BrightSide News Vinings Edition Courtyard Atlanta Vinings hotel. In making the announcement VBA Chair Glenn Christian said, “We are happy to recognize five Vinings area organizations for their commitment to the Vinings community and for their continued presence. They have contributed to the overall definition of our community and we congratulate them on their achievements.” You are invited to the Vinings Business Association Monthly Luncheon on December 3rd from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings. Each of the five 5 finalists for 2013 Vinings Business Association Bu...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for October and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. In October, Vinings short sales activity was: 1 active homes 0 pending homes 0 closed homes 0 active condos and townhomes 9 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 the nuances faced when purchasing short sales. Protect yourself and work with the Vinings short sale experts. Contact us today to get started.
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Business Association will be holding their November After Hours business networking event at J.McLaughlin. The November After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, November 19th from 5:30-7:00pm. The name J.McLaughlin is synonymous with classic clothing and accessories for women and men. Brothers Kevin and Jay McLaughlin opened their first store in 1977 on New York City’s Upper East Side. From the moment the doors opened, J.McLaughlin established itself as a classic American brand featuring bold colors and signature prints. The J.McLaughlin store is located at 4300 Paces Ferry Rd, Vinings Jubilee, Building H (below SOHO restaurant), Atlanta, GA 30339. The event is for Vinings Business Association members and guests. Click here if you are interested in becoming a Vinings Business ...
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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, November 5th from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! The featured speaker for the luncheon will be Reynold Jennings, President & CEO of Wellstar. 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. Lunch ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for September and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an opportunity for the savvy buyer. In September, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 1 pending homes 0 closed homes 1 active condos and townhomes 11 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 faced when purchasing short sales. Protect yourself and work with the Vinings short sale experts. Contact us today to get started.
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Please join Vinings Historic Preservation Society at Pumpkins at the Pavilion to be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 4 – 5 p.m. The Art Room at The Music Studio at Vinings is sponsoring this year’s “Paint Your Pumpkin” event! The Art Room will provide baby pumpkins for the kids to paint and decorate! The famous St. Angelo’s Pizza face painter will decorate the kids’ faces! You won’t want to miss this event!!! Registration is open to VHPS members through October 17th. Non-members may register beginning October 18th. Wear your Halloween colors and come prepared to have a good time. VHPS will provide cookies and juice. Space is limited and reservations are REQUIRED. Call or email VHPS right away to enroll your child! All children of VHPS members are admitted free. $5 for non-member...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Business Association will be holding their October After Hours business networking event at Mutual of Omaha. The October After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, October 15th from 5:30-7:00pm. The Mutual of Omaha office is located at 100 Galleria Pkwy, Suite 1350, Atlanta, GA 30339. Building 100, across from the Renaissance/Waverly hotel, is the same building as the Georgian Club. 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 comforta...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Be sure to mark your calendars for the  “Celebration of Preservation” cocktail and dinner party as the Vinings Historic Preservation Society is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year. To commemorate this special occasion, VHPS will host a party commemorating the Society’s preservation efforts. The evening will also honor the family of the late Felix Cochran, the developer of Vinings Jubilee. Felix’s vision was to build a “town center” that would feature turn-of-the century architecture celebrating the community’s colorful past. The exquisite affair will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2013, 7:00pm at The Historic Pace House and Old Pavilion on Paces Mill Road. VHPS kicked off the Keeping Pace Capital Campaign in November 2012 with the “Keeping Pace – Welcome Aboard Gala.” ...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The second annual Vinings Restaurant Week will be hosted by the Vinings Village from October 5th to the 13th. There are eighteen Vinings restaurants that are participating, with meals at three different price points – $15, $25 and $30. Enjoy special prix-fixe dinners at participating Vinings restaurants. Prices are per person and do not include beverage, tax or gratuity. The participating restaurants include: Another Broken Egg Cafe Blackstone Restaurant Cafe at Pharr Cafe Vena at Vinings Canoe C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar Cold Stone Creamery Garrison’s Broiler & Tap La Paz Meehan’s Public House Mellow Mushroom Noche Tequila & Tapas Bar Old Vinings Inn Olive Bistro Social Vinings SOHO South City Kitchen Vinings Taverna Fiorentina Be sure to visit SmyrnaVinings.com for all the latest Vinin...
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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, October 1st from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings! The featured speaker for the luncheon will be Joy Povenz, Certified Health Coach – “The Mind and Body Connection”. Joy is passionate about weight loss, health, and helping others enjoy a healthy lifestyle. Having fought the battle herself, she knows first-hand what an unhealthy lifestyle is like. Joy makes presentations to groups, but her coaching is on a very empathetic one-to-one basis. Also, join the VBA as they recognize Cobb Police, Fire, EMT, Animal Control and Sheriff’s Office for their outstanding work and presence in the community. Vinings Business Association Luncheon is held monthly on the first Tues...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
The Vinings Business Association will be holding their September After Hours business networking event at Marriott Courtyard Vinings. The September After Hours Event will be on Tuesday, September 17th from 5:30-7:00pm. Marriott Courtyard Vinings is located at 2857 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30339 in the Vinings. 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 Bevera...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
It’s time to recap Vinings short sales for August and it’s impact on the current market. Vinings short sales definitely provide an oppoartunity for the savvy buyer. In August, Vinings short sales activity was: 0 active homes 2 pending homes 0 closed homes 1 active condos and townhomes 13 pending condos and townhomes 3 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 when purchasing short sales. Protect yourself and work with the Vinings short sale experts. Contact us today to get started.
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