East Cobb Market Report July 2021

When you look at the chart below, you begin to see what the news has been all about. Seeing national numbers is not as impactful as looking at your own community. This chart below only includes single family homes listed in East Cobb. We are eagerly awaiting the numbers for August. If this trend keeps…

2021 Magnolia Run and Walk for Epilepsy

Help Ansley and friends raise awareness and support the 110,000 Georgians living with epilepsy & seizure disorders in the state of Georgia and get back to the swing of things! My friend and neighbor Amber Park shared this email with me earlier this month to invite me to join the upcoming fundraiser for Epilepsy. Last year, some of…

The Revival of the Ranch home with a rustic touch

Ranch homes are making a comeback. You ask why? First of all, baby boomers who once thought the McMansions were the best ever are now having a hard time going up and down stairs and taking care of large homes. Older ranch houses built in the suburbs during the 50s and 60s are now getting…

Less Could be More! 7 Downsizing Tips

Are you thinking of moving out of your East Cobb home? This past year, I helped several East Cobb empty nesters make a move.  Not all empty nesters will  move into a smaller home. Whether the home is the same size, bigger or smaller, it’s time to let some items go that have been collecting…

Pricing a House Correctly Still Matters….even in a Hot Market!

Dorsey Alston posted a blog recently that provides insight into each of the local markets in the Atlanta area. I am happy to share in this posting of my blog. Dorsey Alston compared the month-to-month data from May 2020 to May 2021 and found the number of days a home for sale stays on the…

Bridge Closed – Go Around! Ugh….

Willeo Bridge over Willeo Creek Closed! It’s going to be inconvenient for the next few months for those of us who need to cross over Willeo Bridge located near the roundabout near Willeo, Lower Roswell and Timber Ridge Roads. The old bridge built in 1960 will be replaced. The joint venture with Cobb County and…

Waterford Green home in demand!

5541 Waterford Green Glen was listed in late March and under contract in just two days. The sellers were ready to make a move and wanted to catch the early Spring market. This exceptional home was listed by Lee Ann Wynns with Dorsey Alston Realtors. Waterford Green is a neighborhood that was on our buyer’s…

June is National Homeownership Month!

Four benefits of homeownership… Customize your space. Create the home you have always dreamed of. Homeownership allows you to customize your home to meet your needs for creativity, privacy, comfort and security. Build wealth. Equity in your home can be a financial resource later. “Homeowners’ median net worth is 80 times larger than renters’ median…

10 Dad Approved Gifts

Father’s Day is June 21. Still shopping for a Father’s Day gift? My husband is a gadget guy and sometimes hard to buy for….he has most of these items and is hoping for the YETI. So I feel pretty confident in saying at least one of these will work for that special Dad in your…

Market Update

Cobb Residential Market Update – May 2020 Realtors, homebuyers and sellers were all set to have a speculator Spring selling season. Crisp, cool spring mornings and just enough rain to kept everything green. Even the bad yards don’t look so bad this year! In an effort to beat this virus, many sellers and buyers have…