East Cobb, West Cobb Real Estate Blog

Everyone asks "What is the easiest way to get our home ready to sell?"

For today's East Cobb County homeowner saving money on a remodel or sprucing up your home to put on the market is easier than you might think. The secret is having a few tried and true methods and implementing those into the simplest technique. These suggestions are sure to reduce your budget and won't leave you sacrificing the quality you love.

1. Curb Appeal
Paint your front door a fun and inviting color. Clean out and weed those flower beds and spread some fresh mulch. You can beautify by adding planter boxes and colorful flowers, but remember you are trying to save money and if you're anything like this mama you can't walk in and out of a nursery on a friendly budget. Add a

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If you’re like me when it comes to buying a house and moving your family to Cobb County and Metro Atlanta area, one of the first things that come to my mind is “how are the schools in the area?”

When you’re buying a house in East Cobb, West Cobb, Kennesaw, Marietta or another part of the city, it's crucial to check out the area school districts before purchasing. With a little homework and diligence, you can find out a lot about the quality of schools in the community and pick the best school district for your children. 

Buying a house in a reputable school district has countless benefits such as better than average home appreciation and lower days on market when it's time to sell.  As a mother of three, education is at the top of my priority list;

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There is finally a one stop shop when it comes to finding information about Cobb County schools and information that home buyers need and want to know. The Cobb County Schools planning office offers a plethera of information for those relocating to Cobb County. On this site you'll find links to the following information:

  • Attendance zones
  • School and bus locator
  • Map of all elementary, middle and high schools
  • Enrollment studies
  • School tax information

For more info, head over to this link:

http://www.cobbk12.org/centraloffice/Planning/

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635 Puckett RoadDescription of 635 Puckett Road
Offered at $895,000

This breathtaking custom home on 4 acres invites you to a simpler life complete with today’s modern luxuries & prime location.  Built by one of North Atlanta’s most respected builders, this home has been meticulously crafted using the finest materials and a modern rustic charm that is sure to meet the demands of any family.

Two master suites compliment each other in form and function. For example, the builder placed each master as far away from the other as possible to promote potential multi-generational living with an emphasis on privacy. The master bathrooms are warm and inviting retreats using well chosen combinations of tile, chic cabinetry, hardwoods and lighting.

Make yourself at home in this

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Cobblestone Manor Detailed Lot and House Pricing Announced

Cobblestone Manor is the first swim/tennis community in over 13 years built to serve Walton High School. It is expected to be a huge success but will home buyers pony up in excess of $800,000 on small lots in one of the best locations in East Cobb?  We will know soon as the first lot release will go on sale May 31st, 2014.

There will be 3 types of homes built in Cobblestone Manor: 1) Townhomes starting in the $500's, Manor Homes starting in the $600's, and Estate Homes on larger lots starting in the $700's. 

If you look at the community map below you can clearly see the larger lots on the southern side where the estate homes will be built.  The best lots in my opinion border the Riverhill

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Update on pricing in Cobblestone Manor, Marietta GA, East Cobb

I just received this e-mail today regarding initial pricing in Walton's first swim/tennis community in over 10 years. I thought the readers of my blog would appreciate the good news. Sales for limited lots will go on sale May 31st. If you want more info on this community please send us an e-mail by clicking "Contact Us" at the top of this blog post.

Thank you for your continued interest in Cobblestone Manor, the new Ashton Woods community on Johnson Ferry Road in East Cobb.  We are excited about this amazing community and the incredible amount of interest it has received!  Over the next several weeks we will be sending out VIP email updates as progress towards opening for sales continues.

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New Homes in 30152 - Harrison Oaks is Traton Homes Newest West Cobb Community

Traton Homes has done it again, conbining approximately 24 acres in the heart of the 30152 Kennesaw zip code and is preparing to build just 24 beautiful homes in the top ranked West Cobb schools of Harrison High, Lost Mountain Middle, and Due West Elementary. Pricing is slated to start in the $400's, but I suppose like many of Traton's Harrison High neighborhoods, prices will crest in the high $500's to low $600's for a home that is well appointed. Scott Farm and Woodbridge at Hamilton Township can be used as examples both pre and post recession.

Based on what I could pull together on the Tax Assessor's website, it appears this neighborhood is the combination of 3 properties

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Two Homes on 21 Acres in Dallas GA

Fun, simplicity, & serenity combine for a better life as you wind down the 1100 foot gated driveway and are welcomed by a gorgeous 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath cape style home on 18 acres of lush green grounds bordered by hardwood forests. The romantic sounds of distant trains echo through the valley below while you enjoy the open air and green fields that surround this property. The interior features wide plank pine flooring and ceramic tile in kitchen and bathrooms. The kitchen has been updated with granite & stainless steel appliances.

The master on main retreat has a romantic fireplace and updated bath. Upstairs are 3 generous bedrooms with large closest and abundant walk-in storage that spans the back of the house.

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Welcome to 6065 Fords Road in Acworth, Georgia. This custom estate home was built by Sullivan Homes in 2006 and has a timeless and relevent floorplan filled with   every modern convenience one could wish for. The home sits  on a generous .95 acre lot with full foilage privacy on all sides. Bordered by a blackboard style fence, this home is within 5 to 15 minutes of schools, grocery, shopping, restaurants, national parks, and major thoroughfares to the Metro Atlanta area.

The quality home construction is evident throughout.  Extesnive trim package, 3 sides brick, and a framed basement stubbed for a bath are just a few examples.  This home features a gourmet kitchen with cherry color cabinetry, commercial quality Jenn-air appliances, Tropic Brown

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City View Lot in East Cobb

I just listed a wonderful opportunity for anyone searching for unique lot with panoramic city views of the Atlanta skyline. The lot at 766 Fenwood Trail in Marietta Georgia is perfectly situated for those seeking the delicate dance of excellent schools and location. It was purchased by the current owner in order to build a special home taking advantages of the city views offered of Atlanta, Midtown, and Buckhead.

The lot is located in the Stoneoak Point subdivision. This location offers great access to I75, I285, East Cobb Park, Kennesaw Mountain National Park, grocery, restaurants, and shopping. According to the tax records, the lot size is .73 acres. Bring your own builder, or hold as an investment as land prices continue

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