Archive for July, 2016


Friday, July 29th, 2016

The American South is a great place to raise a family. It’s a place where manners and propriety are still observed, and hospitality has not gone out of style. The South is ever-increasingly becoming a region of industry and opportunity. As more and more businesses open up shop in Southern states, an influx of new […]

The Hidden Benefits of Exercise

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Instant Benefits of Exercise We’ve got some happy news that will rev up your workout routine: The moment you head out on your run, launch into your Spinning class, or start your Bar Method class, the benefits of exercise kick in. “We see changes in the body within seconds,” says FITNESS advisory board member Michele Olson, […]

Are you ready for back-to-school?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Parents, are you ready for back-to-school? Your parenting mindset just might be the most important way to impact your children’s learning and development!  The following authors share the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-being, parent engagement, special needs children, youth sports, media, technology, discipline, homework, bullying — all the things parents think […]


Monday, July 25th, 2016

If there were an instruction book for living in Metro Atlanta, what would you want to know? Perhaps it’s the best time to leave for work in the morning. Maybe you have a favorite parking spot at the airport for a quick in and out. Or perhaps you know the best time to avoid the line […]

Every New Homeowner Should Have These Skills

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Home ownership is the best but it comes with a lot of responsibility. There are many perks of having a place to call your own, but the honeymoon can come to a sudden end as soon as something goes awry. Suddenly, there’s no one to call when your toilet just won’t stop running, a leak […]

BEST Lake Beaches near Atlanta!

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Looking for some Beach action this summer? Sure, Tybee Island, Hilton Head, St Simon’s Island and Myrtle Beach are some of the closest beaches to Atlanta. They are popular choices, but you already know about them. You can drive 5-6 hours to the Gulf of Mexico, but why would you do that when you have […]

Ten Home Staging Tips

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Bye, Bye Clutter The most important thing you can do to prepare your home for sale is to get rid of clutter. Make a house rule that for every new item that comes in, an old one has to leave. One of the major contributors to a cluttered look is having too much furniture. When […]

Fresh idea to beat the heat in Metro Atlanta.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Fresh ideas to beat the heat in Metro Atlanta. Take a break from the suburbs and drive into Metro Atlanta for some fun family activities. Don’t worry. East Cobb will be here when you get home. Beat the heat and visit Ponce City Market,  Jeni’s Ice Cream Shop, Georgia Aquarium and Top Golf. Ponce City […]

Benefits to living in a Swim & Tennis Community in East Cobb

Monday, July 18th, 2016

East Cobb is a great place to live! Great schools, community activities, close to Metro Atlanta, and lots of Swim Tennis Communities. Buying a home in a Swim Tennis Community in East Cobb is one of the best investments your family could make. Having access to a pool and tennis amenities opens up many opportunities […]

This Month in Real Estate

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

July 2016 Market Update Home sales in May accelerated for the third consecutive month, reaching levels not seen since early 2007. Strong demand and sustained ultra-low mortgage rates continue to overpower constrained inventory levels and a rising median sales price. Interest Rates Interest rates decreased slightly from the month prior and remain at historically low […]