Waterford Green – East Cobb’s Premier Swim Tennis Neighborhood

Looking for a great East Cobb neighborhood? Check out the new Waterford Green Neighborhood Guide HERE for more information on homes, community, schools, and recreation. Waterford Green subdivision in the heart of East Cobb County borders the Chattahoochee National Forest and the Chattahoochee River. This classic swim/tennis community is a favorite for homeowners, due to…

East Cobb… a City? You decide.

If you live in East Cobb, you have heard about the possibility of the City of East Cobb. Need more information on this subject?  For your convenience I’ve complied several links from East Cobb News and The East Cobber covering both sides of this proposal. The East Cobb News has done a great job with a…

Georgia Property Tax Exemptions…are you missing out?

All Georgia residents are eligible for a homestead exemption on their primary residence. And, depending on the county, there are other tax exemptions available if you meet the following criteria: Individuals 65 Years of Age and Older May Claim a $4,000 Exemption  Individuals 62 Years of Age and Older May Claim Additional Exemption for Educational…

Red Velvet Cake

Someone told me recently that their favorite cake of all time is red velvet, but they never see it around except at Christmas. Here is the recipe, and you can decorate and use for all holidays if you wish. This recipe comes from a favorite of mine – The Georgia Cookbook. Recipe 2 1/2 half…

Happy Thanksgiving and Thank You!

Thanksgiving Day is fast approaching. I love this holiday because I enjoy cooking, seeing friends, and spending time with family. I’ve come to terms that being with the entire family on this actual Thanksgiving Day is not always possible due to careers and everyone living in different parts of the country. So, each year, who…

East Cobb Market Report September 2021

Here is another look at the number active listings of East Cobb single family homes by month and year. Think of active listings as a flow. New listings are coming into the system and closed sales are flowing out. The data is captured at the end of each month. However, the most recent month I…

Why I Enjoy Being the Empty Nest Expert in East Cobb

Initially, I thought I knew why I wanted to be a Realtor. I was an empty nester, I felt the need to do something meaningful with my time and I wanted to help provide for my daughter’s college education. I had been Director of Marketing Services at Atlanta Gas Light and knew market research, marketing,…

East Cobb Market Report August 2021

Here is another look at the number active listings of East Cobb single family homes by month and year. Think of active listings as a flow. New listings are coming into the system and closed sales are flowing out. The data is captured at the end of each month. However, the most recent month I…

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…

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…