What Not To Leave In Front Of Your House

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If you are thinking about selling your home in the near future, some valuable advice-  Make sure that you clean up all random machetes before going on market.  I spied a machete earlier today. For the uninformed, that would be a knife.  A somewhat discolored, foreboding looking machete. If the house sells fast and for over list, then I’m going …

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 …


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? …

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Chef Val Domingo Talks Meehan’s

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Val Domingo is the chef at Meehan’s, the Irish pub mini-empire of Atlanta.  With locations in Vinings, Downtown, Sandy Springs and Atlantic Station, they’re strategically located within twenty minutes of my core real estate business.  Not that its absolutely critical to always be within twenty minutes of a perfectly pulled pint of Guinness and a home made shepherd’s pie… but it’s …


Atlanta’s Weather-tastic Week: From Jon Stewart To Politico

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Everyone has an opinion on what happened in Atlanta this week. My two favorite: Rebecca Burns (for Politico) providing excellent commentary and context, and Jon Stewart being Jon Stewart: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes, The Daily Show on Facebook