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This Week’s Over-The-Top Property: Quaint Compound

Posted on 29, July 2011 by csadmin
In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in the Atlanta metro area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is...
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Release The Hounds At One Of Metro Atlanta's Dog Parks

Posted on 28, July 2011 by csadmin

Good news for Fido:  these days, it's hard to find an area in metro Atlanta lacking in dog parks.  They've been popping up everywhere in the last few years, giving canines a safe place to run around and sniff out new friends.  Dog owners get a kickfalse

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Indian Hills: The One That Started It All Remains Remarkably Popular In East Cobb

Posted on 27, July 2011 by csadmin
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Atlanta Beltline Homes: Virginia Highland

Posted on 26, July 2011 by csadmin

Some exciting things are happening on the Beltline right now.  As in, it's finally being constructed.  Work started in May and will last until early 2012 on the Eastside Trail, which is the segment of the Beltline that runs through some of Atlanta'sfalse

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Posted in atlanta, beltline, Condos, condos, factory lofts, greenwood lofts, highland green, intown, Neighborhoods, Properties, virginia highland, virginia hill

Peachtree Lofts Offers Affordable, Vintage Living Spaces On The Midtown Mile

Posted on 25, July 2011 by csadmin

If you’re looking for a true loft in the heart of Midtown, Peachtree Lofts is a great buy.  It’s a member of what I like to call the Midtown Loft Trio, which also includes 805 Peachtree and Cornerstone Village.  They all offer vintage livingfalse

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Over-The-Top Swimming Pools

Posted on 22, July 2011 by csadmin

Well, it’s late July in Atlanta and the dog days of summer are upon us. These thermometer-breaking temperatures aren’t going anywhere anytime soon, so why not beat the heat with an over-the-top swimming pool? These four properties feature some of thefalse

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Gorgeous Serenbe Makes For A Cultured Weekend, Lifestyle

Posted on 21, July 2011 by csadmin

Looking for a mini-vacay right about now? Serenbe, located just 32 miles south of Atlanta in beautiful Chattahoochee Hill Country, fits the bill for an easy, relaxing, and undeniably intriguing weekend. The great thing about Serenbe is that you havefalse

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Posted in atlanta, Design, Events, Neighborhoods, new urbanism, serenbe, south fulton

GA and TN Rank Low In Closing Costs, But What Are You Really Paying For?

Posted on 20, July 2011 by csadmin

According to a survey by Bankrate Inc., Georgia and Tennessee rank below the national average when it comes to closing costs.  Tennessee is the 35th most expensive state with an average of $3,817, and Georgia trails it at 36th with an average offalse

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Posted in buyer, Buyers, closing, costs, Housing News, loan

Chicken Coops Are The Latest Backyard Must Have...That Is, For Some People

Posted on 19, July 2011 by csadmin

Chickens seem to be all over the news these days.  There's the on-going saga of the Roswell Chicken Man, who enlisted former governor Roy Barnes-turned-lawyer to help him fight City Hall only to have 1/3 of his chickens die of suspected poisoning.false

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Historic Roswell's Canton Street Is A Buzzing, Walkable Oasis

Posted on 18, July 2011 by csadmin

My significant other and I had dinner this past weekend at the Fickle Pickle Café on Canton Street in Historic Roswell, and it’s safe to say this is the place to be on a Saturday night in the northern suburbs!  The weather had cooled off from thefalse

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This Week’s Over-The-Top Property: Hotel California??

Posted on 15, July 2011 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in the Atlanta metro area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is...

5852 Mitchell Road, Mitchell GA - $5.95M

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Peachtree's Oldest Surviving House Headed to Auction

Posted on 14, July 2011 by csadmin

Almost a year ago, we featured the Rufus Rose House as an Over-the-Top Property of the Week.  The $575K price dropped again to $339K and still failed to attract a buyer, so the 1901 Peachtree Street relic will be heading to the auction block Julyfalse

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Posted in atlanta, historic, house, Neighborhoods, peachtree, Properties, rose, rufus, sono

Don't Flunk Buying Your First Home

Posted on 13, July 2011 by csadmin

Buying your first home is a big step, to say the least. Just because you're new to the process doesn't mean you should allow yourself to make rookie mistakes. Take some advice from Smart Money's 'List of 10 Mistakes Home Buyers Tend to Make' andfalse

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Ponce City Market Brings Changes to Atlanta's Quirkiest Thoroughfare

Posted on 12, July 2011 by csadmin

Ponce de Leon Avenue is an Atlanta institution.  Its route starts at the Downtown Connector and changes character many times before morphing into Stone Mountain's Main Street outside I-285.  By far the most interesting stretch is between Peachtreefalse

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Bramblee: The New Smynings?

Posted on 11, July 2011 by csadmin
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This Week’s Over-The-Top Property: Summering in Sea Island

Posted on 08, July 2011 by csadmin
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Pick A School District That Rocks!

Posted on 07, July 2011 by csadmin

Great schools can have a tremendous effect on housing values.  Anyone living in East Cobb County can attest to this.  When you're purchasing a house you're also buying into a school district, so it's important to educate yourself.  For help withfalse

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The Past, Present, and Future of Bathroom Design at MODA

Posted on 06, July 2011 by csadmin

Is there any room in the house more potentially terrifying or delightful than the master bathroom? When done right, it can be an object of envy, but an ugly bathroom can elicit nightmares. "WaterDream: The Art of Bathroom Design" is an inspiringfalse

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Top Five Home Remodeling Investments

Posted on 05, July 2011 by csadmin
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This Week’s Over-The-Top Property: Frank Lloyd Wright With A Tennessee Twang

Posted on 01, July 2011 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in the Nashville metro area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is…

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