January 2012

It's that time again to think about taxes.  If you purchased a home last year you want to file for your Georgia homestead exemption now. Starting January 1 Georgia counties allow residents to file in person for exemptions.  Each county handles registering differently so below is a partial list for counties.  Additional each county has different ... [Read more]

Now you know how much mortgage you can qualify for and have a REALTOR, it’s time to make a few decisions about the home you want. However first go back to the mortgage – what you qualify for and what you are comfortable with are two different things. If you purchase at the top of ... [Read more]

Milton GA Mayor Joe Lockwood cites a recent recognition for Milton and also takes a look forward to what residents can expect in 2012. As noted on Milton's website, Business Journal, Inc. recently named Milton the top city in Georgia for quality of life, and ninth in the South, and Lockwood believes that quality of ... [Read more]

It is our sad duty to let you know Tom(Bob) the Turkey was hit by a car some time Sunday.  I saw  him on Saturday evening on my way downtown.  For anyone that drives Main Street on a regular basis he will be sorely missed.   RIP  Tom the Turkey.  1/16/2011 More about Tom (Bob).   Yesterday I ... [Read more]

OK, true confession here, I'm a kid at heart!  So for those young or young at heart, Alpharetta is opening the doors to three fire stations. The open house event will be on January 14 and will run from 11am to 2pm at these locations: Station 1: 2970 Webb Bridge Road Station 2: 9600 Westside ... [Read more]

Recently we wrote about the First Step in Buying a Home in Metro Atlanta, choosing a lender.  OK, now you have spoken with lenders and know what you can spend to purchase a house so where do you go from there.  The second step is finding a REALTOR to represent you in your home purchase.  Someone that will help ... [Read more]

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