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Charleston Beach Communities Primer: Isle of Palms

Posted on 29, March 2012 by csadmin

We’ll conclude our overview of Charleston’s beach communities this week with a look at Isle of Palms. This 4.5 square mile barrier island is Sullivan’s Island next door neighbor, separated by only a narrow patch of salty water. Out of all the coastalfalse

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7 Tips for Reducing Your Indoor Pollen Count

Posted on 28, March 2012 by csadmin

Allergy season is going strong this year, with record pollen counts in Atlanta making plenty of people miserable. It’s a double whammy if you own a dark colored vehicle.  Unless you work from home, it’s probably not very realistic to think you can gofalse

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Foreclosure fraud settlement funds might elude victimized homeowners in Georgia

Posted on 27, March 2012 by csadmin

Hoodwinked homebuyers who fell victim to questionable lending practices have a lot to celebrate with the recent $25B federal settlement in their favor. The U.S. Justice Department filing sought redress against the five biggest mortgage servicers --false

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Estate living in Milton, Ga

Posted on 26, March 2012 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in our service area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is 700 Foxhollow Run, Milton, GA ($7,200,000).

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New Home Construction in Franklin, TN Defies the Economic Malaise

Posted on 23, March 2012 by csadmin

If you’re searching for a great Nashville suburb, it’s easy to fall in love with the city of Franklin.  Located 20 miles south of Music City and renowned for its beautiful historic downtown, Franklin has some of the best schools in the state and all thefalse

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You're Going to the Atlanta Home Show This Weekend, Right?

Posted on 21, March 2012 by csadmin

Attention lovers of all things domestic:  the Atlanta Home Show is this weekend!  Although the event will be back for another round this fall like every year, why put off what you can do today?  The three day extravaganza will bring together 350false

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Charleston Beach Communities Primer: Folly Island

Posted on 21, March 2012 by csadmin

Next up on our tour of Charleston’s beach communities is Folly Island.  Its position eight miles south from the center of downtown Charleston makes it the closest surf and sand you’ll find near that ancient city.  One can be shopping Upper King andfalse

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1810 Second Empire Stunner on Charleston Harbor

Posted on 19, March 2012 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in our service area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is 2 Water Street, Charleston, SC 29401 - $8,485,000

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The Million Dollar+ Foreclosures of Atlanta

Posted on 18, March 2012 by csadmin

Georgia remains a hotspot for foreclosures, with the latest news being that February’s rate put us fourth in the nation for such homes.  It’s not something we like to brag about.  On the bright side, they’re down 3.52% from the same time last year. false

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Atlanta's Best Bets for St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Posted on 16, March 2012 by csadmin

If you’re planning on heading to Savannah for the St. Patrick’s day festivities this weekend, take a moment to consider your options.  Gas is expensive.  I-16 is the most mind numbing roadway in the state.  And do you really want to drive all the wayfalse

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Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous - Circa 2003

Posted on 13, March 2012 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in our service area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is 720 Heards Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30328: $6,900,000

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From Practical to Preposterous: The Top 5 Coolest Pet Products For Your Home

Posted on 10, March 2012 by csadmin

For those who have them, pets are often like members of the family.  It’s only natural that we want to spoil them whenever possible.  Indulgent pet products has been a growing business for the past decade, producing some truly outrageous stuff. false

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Old North Knoxville Is Cooking Up Something New

Posted on 09, March 2012 by csadmin

Old North Knoxville is a great neighborhood for those who appreciate community involvement, historic architecture, and want to to be part of something exciting.  Its housing stock is diverse as the people that call ONK home.  Revitalization has beenfalse

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Workhorse of the Memphis Housing Stock: Shotgun Homes

Posted on 08, March 2012 by csadmin

The shotgun house is usually at the bottom of the architectural spectrum in Southern cities.  They’re small, utilitarian, and frequently unkempt.  But it’s worth taking a closer look at this building type since so many of them were built, especiallyfalse

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The Three Million Dollar Bunker

Posted on 07, March 2012 by csadmin

In this weekly feature on Clicks & Mortar, we bring you the most notable or interesting property we can find in our service area. This week’s featured over-the-top property is 3031 I'on Avenue, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482 - $3,000,000.

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Charleston Beach Communities Primer: Sullivan's Island

Posted on 02, March 2012 by csadmin

We might not be exactly ready for bathing suit season, but the warmer weather has us itching for that yearly pilgrimage to the beach.  In honor of that longing, we’ll be taking a closer look at the seaside communities that surround Charleston, Southfalse

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The Bottom of the Atlanta Housing Market: Are We There Yet?

Posted on 01, March 2012 by csadmin

At this point, the “bottom” of the housing market in Atlanta is more elusive than anyone could have imagined. The latest news is that December 2011 saw the third straight month of decline in metro wide housing prices, to the tune of 1.8%.  The declinefalse

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