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Beatles, Kate’s Club, and Ticonderoga

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Here’s hoping last holiday weekend was fantastic and full of celebration, relaxation, and gratitude. As for the rest of the month ahead, a few ideas… Watch Professional Tennis In The Blazing Heat–  Nothing says late July in Atlanta like the BB&T Atlanta Open, professional tennis’ annual stop in our fair city.  This year’s event features the tour villain Nick Kyrgios, local …

How You Know That Your Realtor Doesn’t Know…

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Is It Possible For Every Realtor To Know Every Neighborhood? There is no single Realtor that can claim to be a master of all markets.  Some are more familiar in condominiums than single family homes.  Others might be more familiar with Midtown than Dunwoody, perhaps more of a Cobb County Brave than a Cabbagetown Hipster. Sure, some Realtors are more active …

The Rebirth of A Is For Atlanta

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What Happened? Nearly four months ago, I discovered that this website had been hacked. A trojan horse had ingratiated itself in to our control panel, and we had no choice but to shut down our site.  Given the level of the virus’ infection, our site was flagged by Google as “hacked”, and dozens of pages of content and thousands of images were corrupted beyond …

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File For Homestead Exemption

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Homestead Exemption is your chance to gain massive property tax savings on your home. If you purchased your home in 2015, and you’re actually living in said house, you need to file for your Homestead Exemption today. In Georgia, you’re entitled to the exemption if you have owned the home and it was your legal residence as of January 1 of the …

Perfect Midtown Bungalow

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My new listing in Midtown at 313 6th Street is bonkers, off-the-charts fantastic. It’s the picture perfect Midtown bungalow that all Midtown bungalows should be measured against, and one lucky buyer is going to have an opportunity to purchase it.  Three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms and completely rebuilt from the studs in 2014, this one is ready to …

An Exclusive Opportunity To Live At The Artisan In Decatur

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The Artisan in Decatur is one of my favorite condominium buildings in metro Atlanta.  Central Decatur location, spacious floor plans, well appointed interiors, tons of on-site amenities, building concierge- it’s just a fantastic building.  My new listing at The Artisan ups the ante even further: it’s a rare  three bedroom condo- and a corner unit to boot! I could blather …

Where Do Atlantans Migrate From?

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As anyone who has spent more than five minutes in Atlanta might know, most of us aren’t from Atlanta originally.  The population of the metro area has doubled in the last thirty years- pretty ridiculous growth all around.  Ever wonder where everyone is coming from?  Based on out-of-state mobile phone numbers that have been matched to local addresses, check the …

Atlanta Real Estate Market Update

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The Atlanta Board of Realtors recently released their February Market Brief, their monthly synopsis of market activity into the Metro Atlanta real estate market.   The big picture price perspective: The key takeaways, by the numbers: Median sales price for February 2014 was $187,000. Prices increased 16.9% from February 2013. Median prices increased 3.9% in comparison to January 2014. A …

Russell Gottschalk, Atlanta Jewish Music Festival

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Russell Gottschalk is the Founder and Executive Director of the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF), which opens their Spring festival tonight with a show featuring the Afro-Semitic Experience at Steve’s Live Music.  AJMF is an incredible, one-of-a-kind festival, and Russell is an incredible, one-of-a-kind dude.  Get to know Russell and more about the festival… Q. What is the Atlanta Jewish …

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Jesse Grossman, Community Bucket

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Jesse Grossman is the founder and CEO of Community Bucket, an Atlanta-based venture that connects millennials with service projects throughout the city… with a social twist.  It’s all about making the city better, while also helping (relatively) young folks connect with one another.  Get to know Jesse and Community Bucket… Q. What is Community Bucket, and why is it awesome? …