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Georgia Weekend Getaways: Savannah

Posted on 30, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

Are you looking for the perfect place to escape the city for a weekend? Just a four hour drive from Atlanta, Savannah is the ideal weekend getaway. With it's historic charm, delicious food, and great shopping, it's no wonder why Savannah is consideredfalse

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Posted in Georgia, georgia getaways, savannah, Travel, travel, weekend getaway

Live Next to Atlanta's "City of the Dead"...If You Dare!

Posted on 27, October 2011 by csadmin

Oakland Cemetery is sometimes called Atlanta's "City of the Dead," given its mansion-like mausoleums, towering obelisks, and network of brick-paved streets.  It's also of the only places in the city of Atlanta that hasn't changed much since thefalse

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Posted in atlanta, cabbagetown, Condos, condos, estate, ga homes for sale, Georgia, grant park, Properties, real

Experience the Best "Leafing" Spots in Georgia Before the Show's Over!

Posted on 24, October 2011 by csadmin

Move quick: your chance to gawk at this year's spectrum of fall foliage in North Georgia is quickly fading!  The gentle folk over at the Georgia Forestry Commission are predicting that leaf color will peak over the next two weeks, and then we'll befalse

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Posted in color, fall, Georgia, Leaf Watch 2011, mountains, north, Parks, staycation, trees

The Top 6 Haunted Hot Spots in Metro Atlanta

Posted on 19, October 2011 by csadmin

It’s that time of year again.  When Target starts putting out the icicle lights and Santa inflatables, you know Halloween is right around the corner.  I can't think of a better way to celebrate this macabre season than with a tour of a real*false

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Posted in atlanta, atlanta ghost tours, Events, Georgia, real estate

6 Things You Can Do About Neglected Foreclosures in Your Neighborhood

Posted on 17, October 2011 by csadmin

In many neighborhoods across America, a sad sight occurs all too often.  Empty and forlorn foreclosures are like the Debby Downer of the block. Plenty of horror stories are circulating around Atlanta about seemingly abandoned homes that are afalse

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Posted in Foreclosures, foreclosures, Georgia, real estate

There's a Philip Shutze-Designed House for Sale in Cartersville?

Posted on 10, October 2011 by csadmin

Philip Shutze is regarded as one of Atlanta's greatest architects, so you can imagine my surprise when I saw this listing for one of his designs in Cartersville.  It's a long way from Tuxedo Park...

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Posted in bartow county, cartersville, cartersville homes for sale, Design, ga homes for sale, Georgia, philip shutze, Properties

Midtown's Reid House Condominium: Loads of Class Without the Glass

If Atlanta's glass condo towers of the past decade bring to mind Miami's skyline, Midtown's Reid House is a throwback to the Upper West Side. Confidently standing like an elegant lady who's seen it all and isn't impressed, the Reid House's brickfalse

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Posted in atlanta, Condos, condos, Design, Georgia, midtown, Properties, reid house

79 Park Circle: A Peachtree Park Home That's Full of Surprises

79 Park Circle, Atlanta GA 30305

79 Park Circle exemplifies the irresistibly charming character of Buckhead's Peachtree Park neighborhood.  The winding brick stairway welcomes visitors to a smartly renovated 1928 cottage, surrounded by mature treesfalse

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Posted in 79 park circle, atlanta, Buckhead, Georgia, homes, homes for sale, intown, Properties, real estate

Street of the Week: Sloan Street in Historic Roswell's Mill Village

As much as I love Atlanta's intown neighborhoods, I have no qualms about my love affair with Historic Roswell.  There's just something about this old mill town that draws me in. The classic architecture, the cultured vibe, and the fact that it'sfalse

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Posted in Georgia, historic, homes, homes for sale, mill village, Neighborhoods, real estate, roswell, square, Street of the Week, townhomes

Enormous Real Estate Development Proposed for the Heart of Midtown...in 1991

Atlanta's Midtown is hardly recognizable from 20 years ago.  It's truly astonishing how much development has occurred in this most urbane of intown neighborhoods, with signature buildings like Metropolis, Viewpoint, Spire, 1010 Midtown, and the false

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Posted in atlanta, condos, development, Georgia, history, midtown, Neighborhoods, real estate

Street of the Week: Waverly Way in Inman Park

Inman Park's Haas Mansion, our most recent Over-The-Top-Property, was the also the inspiration for our Street of the Week.  Waverly Way is a street that's only gotten better with age.  It's witnessed the evolution of Inman Park from envied earlyfalse

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Posted in atlanta, Georgia, inman park, intown, Neighborhoods, neighborhoods, Parks, real estate, Street of the Week

Which Atlanta Neighborhoods Favor Your Feet?

Let's be frank: Atlanta doesn't have a reputation as a walking city.  Although we've often been dubbed the "New York of the South," we certainly don't share that city's pedestrian culture or its density.  "L.A. of the East" is a much more aptfalse

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Posted in atlanta, Buyer Tools, Georgia, Neighborhoods, nieghborhoods, real estate, walking

Cobb County Communities Offer Suburban Living with a View

After a relaxing weekend in gorgeous Asheville, North Carolina, I've come to realize something: Atlanta's pretty flat.  Yes, we have hills and compared to Florida we're the Himalayas, but there are few opportunities for  true "mountain homes."false

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Posted in atlanta, cobb county, Condos, condos, east cobb, Georgia, homes, Neighborhoods, real estate, vinings

Ranch Homes In Atlanta: Could They Be The New Craftsman Bungalows?

Posted on 25, August 2011 by csadmin

The ranch home is finally getting a little r-e-s-p-e-c-t.

This ubiquitous housing type is now 50 years old, making it eligible for placement on the National Register of Historic Places.   In Georgia, and the Atlanta area in particular, homeownersfalse

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Posted in architecture, atlanta homes, Design, Georgia, homes, Neighborhoods, preservation, ranches, retro, Trends

6 Things You Didn't Need To Know About The Marietta Square

Posted on 15, August 2011 by csadmin

The historic Marietta Square could be Cobb County's most loved patch of land.  In an area better known for sprawling neighborhoods and strip shopping centers, the Square stands out as a unique throwback.  People are attracted to its intimate scalefalse

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Posted in ga, Georgia, marietta, Neighborhoods, square

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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Posted in canton, Events, Georgia, Neighborhoods, otp, roswell, street, surburbs, townhomes

Neighborhood Focus: Vickery

Posted on 20, June 2011 by csadmin
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Posted in Cumming, development, Georgia, Neighborhoods, Vickery

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