Decatur Old House Fair

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As an owner of an older home, I know what it’s like to fall in and out of love of on a daily basis.  I know that I’ll never find what I’ve got in new construction, yet I can’t help but look at my more modernly constructed neighbors with a tinge of envy.  In those moments of new home envy, or old home  malaise, we old home folks need an occasional shot in the arm.  This week, we’ll get it.

Whether you own, want to own, or just love and appreciate old homes, this Saturday’s Decatur Old House Fairis the place to see and be seen.  Hosted by the City of Decatur, the Dekalb History Center and the Decatur Preservation Alliance, the Decatur Old House Fairis designed to promote the restoration, rehabilitation and celebration of old homes.  It’s a chance to learn about restoring original windows, improving older home energy efficiency,  researching old-house history, qualifying for tax incentives for certified rehabilitation… and a litany of other old home hotpoints.  It’s definitely not for everybody, but for those that dig the old houses, it’s a must-attend.

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Jon Effron is widely regarded as one of the leading Realtors in Atlanta, working with both buyers and sellers throughout the metro area to maximize their real estate investments. In 2014, Jon was the #1 individual agent at Keller Williams Intown, one of the largest brokerages in Intown Atlanta. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Jon was the Vice President of Development at Tujay Group, an Atlanta real estate development firm. His career pre-real estate included stints at, eGroups (now Yahoo! Groups) and Elite Traveler magazine, where he served as the Vice President of Marketing.