Harrison Miller joins Coldwell Banker team

Harrison Miller
Harrison Miller has goined Coldwell Banker Fulton Realty as a full time sales associate. Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Fulton Realty.

Bob Adams Homes announces the opening of its Custom Home Division

In response to frequent requests to build custom homes, Bob Adams Homes has decided, in addition to their award-winning active adult LifeStyle communities, they will now offer custom homes.

D’Oliveria and Thompson team to market The Villages of Stillwood Farms

The award-winning Prudential Georgia Realty real estate group known as the d’Oliveira / Thompson Team is now marketing The Villages of Stillwood Farms in Newnan for Southern Lifestyles Development LLC, McKeehan Contractors LLC and Custom Homes by Charles, Inc.

Record crowd attends the 2006 SummerGrove Tour of Homes, draws an estimated 1,000 people

An estimated 1,000 prospective homebuyers recently attended SummerGrove Tour of Homes presented by Pathway Communities, making it the most successful tour since SummerGrove’s inception.

Harry Norman, Realtors® takes leadership role in the Fayette County Board of Realtors®, appointed to key positions for 2007

Lynn Amos

Harry Norman, Realtors® is proud to announce several leaders within the company have been appointed to key positions or recognized for their efforts within the Fayette County Board of Realtors®. Notable appointments include:

Quinn named Managing Broker of Prudential Georgia Realty’s Peachtree City office

Steve Quinn

Steve Quinn has joined Prudential Georgia Realty as the managing broker of its award-winning Peachtree City office. He comes to Prudential with 17 years experience in the local market as a multi-million dollar producing agent and a former managing broker with RE/MAX Around Atlanta.

WaterCrest at Brooks Plantation is newest Brooks community

WaterCrest at Brooks Plantation is the newest development in the small Fayette County community of Brooks. Built and developed by David East and Mike Daughtry of Hilpine Builders, WaterCrest at Brooks Plantation features home sites of five or more acres with gorgeous hardwoods, breath-taking views and several home sites on the waterfront.

Macauley adds unique addition to Water Lace community

Courthouse at Water Lace
With two pristine lakes and over 100 acres of green space, Macauley’s new community in Fayette County, WaterLace, is all about enjoying the simple pleasures in life. And now, with the newest addition to the community, a replica of the historic Fayette County courthouse, children will have hours of wholesome fun playing in this charming playhouse. Award-winning developer Macauley had the winning bid for the child-sized replica of the courthouse in Home Aid Atlanta’s Project Playhouse auction, on October 21, 2006.

Tap into the power of your subconscious mind Galie tells HBA of Midwest Georgia

Anthony Galie

Motivational speaker and psychotherapist Anthony Galie pleased and amazed members and guests at the Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia’s November meeting with demonstrations of hypnotic suggestions, illustrating the power of the subconscious in an individual’s personal and business life.

Brown is ERA Jo-Par's newest real estate sales counselor

Val Brown

Val Brown, a native of Chicago, began her real estate career in 1999 in Chicago. She is now a four year resident of Fayette County and enjoys her Chicago/Georgia connection.

Real estate salesperson's course starts Jan. 8

Beginning in January, the Coldwell Banker Bullard Advantage School of Real Estate will conduct the 75-hour course required by the Georgia Real Estate Commission for a person to take the state real estate salesperson’s licensing exam.

Sold! Home for the holidays

“There’s far less emphasis now on the time of the year to sell your home,” says Connie King, broker of ERA Jo-Par Realty in Fayetteville, “but the Thanksgiving-Christmas-New Year holiday season deserves consideration as an opportune time for serious sellers to get their homes sold!”

Parks and Mottola staff attend relocation conference

Relocation conference
Alan Gilbert and Robin Stewart of Parks & Mottola Realtors recently attended the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™ Atlanta Regional Meeting. The annual conference provided an overview on relocation and its impact on real estate market as well as an opportunity to network with other Realtors and Brokers. Numerous informative sessions covering topics from “Marketing to 50+, The Healthiest and Wealthiest Generation of All Time” to “Online Success, Increasing Website Traffic” were held throughout the day-long event.

REALTORS® Noel November Tradition Continues

It’s all about giving! The gifts come dressed as beautifully decorated theme trees, wreaths, mantle arrangements, decorations and a variety of Christmas collectibles donated by local businesses and individuals in anticipation of the evening auction. This is the twelfth annual Noel November, sponsored by the Fayette County Board of REALTORS®.

How the government affects your property rights

As changes in the housing market give us pause for reflection and concern, I’d like to begin each monthly article by sharing statistics for the housing market in Fayette County just to keep you up to speed. The data is supplied by our multiple listing service from September 30th to October 31st for single family residences.

Realtor donates to PTC Dog Park

Leslie Pegg

Leslie Pegg, a realtor with Prudential Georgia Realty Fayetteville, presents a check to Ginger Kenney, President of PTC Dog Park. Because the Grimes, Jason, Jennifer, Caelyn, Carrie listed and closed with Leslie, she was able to do this. Look for Leslie’s ad every Wednesday in The Citizen. Photo/Special.

Steiger joins the Roda's "Home Team"

Steiger and the Rodas
Linda Steiger (right) is providing an added dimension to real estate services offered by Kem (center) and A.C.

Motivational speaker in PTC, Nov. 16

Author and motivational speaker and trainer Anthony Galie will present the program at the November meeting of the Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia at 11:30 a. m. at the Wyndham Hotel and Conference Center in Peachtree City. The program is open to the public.

Harry Norman Realtors sponsors food drive for Atlanta Community Food Bank

Harry Norman food drive
Harry Norman, Realtors® sales associate Vanessa Fleisch of the Peachtree City Office will act as a food drive coordinator collecting food from October 19th through November 20th for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The food bank serves non-profit organizations throughout the metropolitan area. Harry Norman, Realtors® has held an annual food drive for more than a decade and has been among the food bank’s largest corporate contributors of food for many years.

Third generation joins Tri-City Realty team

Tri City Realty
Katie Lester Griffin has joined Tri-City Realty Services as a sales associate.

Noel November committee prepares for event

Noel November committee
The Noel November Celebration will be held Nov. 11 at the Fayette County Kiwanis Fairgrounds.

Shannon joins Century 21 sales team

Century 21 Scarbrough Properties welcomes new sales associate Tiki Shannon to their office.
Prior to her career in real estate Tiki was a television host and has experience in web development as well as working with non-profit organizations.

Keller Williams welcomes two to sales team

Keller Williams Realty Professionals is pleased to announce Judy Lewis to its Sales Team. She is based out of the Company’s Peachtree City Office located in West Park Walk on Commerce Drive.

Pathway Communities founder receives Distinguished Eagle award

Doug Mitchell

Doug Mitchell, the founder of Pathway Communities, is known for his development efforts in Peachtree City, SummerGrove, Avery Park and Monarch Village on Atlanta’s Southside and Lake Forest, Lake Astoria and River Rock on the Northside of Atlanta. But what many may not realize is his devotion to the Boy Scouts of America.

Annual Christmas Tour of Homes, Dec. 2-3

The members of the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will host their annual Christmas Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, dec. 3 from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are $15 and the proceeds from the tour will be used to supplement the church’s transportation fund.

Re/MAX's Robinson golfs with company's co-founders

Mike Robinson

Mike Robinson, REALTOR at RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results in Peachtree City, recently participated in a Charity Golf Tournament near Denver, Colorado. The tournament was hosted by Dave & Gail Liniger, co-founders of RE/MAX International.

Century 21's Cecilia Taylor earns GRI designation

Cecilia Taylor

Cecilia Taylor, associate broker with Century 21 Scarbrough Properties has recently earned her GRI designation.

10 straight months

Gateway Realty

Jimmy Vance, Co-owner Gateway Realty, congratulates Joe Ard as agent on the month for the tenth straight month.

Realtor Stephen Walker earns accredited seller representative designation

Stephen Walker

Stephen Walker, a top-producing Realtor with Prudential Georgia Realty, recently earned the Accredited Seller Representative (ASR) from the Seller Agency Council.

Is it better to buy or rent?

The market is ripe for buyers right now. Interest rates, although slightly higher than this time last year, are still at an all-time low, and the National Association of REALTORS® predicts that 2006 will be the third all-time best year in real estate. So naturally you should be telling your landlord goodbye and saying hello to your dream home, right? Not so fast. Certainly, owning your own home has its benefits. But, is the dream of homeownership really one you should pursue? It all depends on your circumstance and needs.

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