January 2014

It's snowing in Atlanta today....a rare occurrence.   The blowing snow is steady and the ground will be covered soon.  Everyone is settled in since they made their grocery runs yesterday.  The only ones out are the folks walking their dogs.  Hopefully a short-term event.

Attended the Heron Pond rollout event yesterday.  Heron Pond will be a lovely Active Adult community in Woodstock with sidewalks on both sides of the street, a green ‘linear’ park through the center of the community, pond trail, gated entry and two level clubhouse overlooking Heron Pond.  Due to the tremendous interest in the community ... [Read more]

  Wonderful one owner home on cul-de-sac with large lot and great privacy.  Wyndcliff at Town Center subdivision is conveniently located off East Piedmont Rd. & Bells Ferry Rd. with easy access to Town Center, Kennesaw State, and I-575. Main Level...Dramatic 2 Story Foyer with wood floors welcomes friends and family to your spacious home.  ... [Read more]

Kiplinger recently reviewed tax policies for seniors and ranked Georgia #3 as one of the most tax-friendly states for retirees. Georgia was viewed favorably for excluding up to 65K per person of 130K per couple in retirement income, which basically covers any type of passive income. And active or "working" income is taxed on a ... [Read more]

Construction is moving along for Heron Pond, Woodstock's newest Active Adult community.  After a slow start due to weather, the street beds are in and construction is moving along on 2 Model Homes which will include a Sales Center. Heron Pond homes will be villa style with courtyards and covered patios.  The community will have ... [Read more]

If you have thought about a move, one item you have watched is interest rates.  While rates have risen over the last 90 days however they are still below 5%.  These are still unbelievable rates!  To give you an idea of the cost of these rates, below is a chart with payments.  A 4.5 % ... [Read more]

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