Lake Windsong hosts fall Tour of Homes, Nov. 11-12

Lake Windsong

Lake Windsong, one of the area’s most popular lake communities, is hosting a Fall Tour of Home this week-end to showcase new luxury custom homes. Visitors may tour several of Lake Windsong’s historically inspired Southern traditional, Craftsman design, and spacious ranch plans on Saturday, November 11 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 12 from 1-5 p.m. Refreshments and door prizes are also Tour of Homes events.

Harry Norman, Realtors® sponsors “Three to See” art exhibit, which benefits the Georgia Committee of the National Museum of

Harry Norman art exhibit
Harry Norman, Realtors® is the sponsor of an exclusive look at three Atlanta art collections which include works by women artists. Works of art will be viewed in the homes of well-known Atlantans Sally and Allen McDaniel, Sue and John Wieland and Marianne and Richard Lambert. The Georgia Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, located in Washington, D.C., is working to provide works by some of Georgia’s well known and respected artists in the National Museum’s collection. This will be a wonderful salute and tribute to the talented women in Georgia. The collection will begin with works by the late Genevieve Arnold and Annette Cone-Skelton. For further information about the tour and how to donate to this project please call, Elizabeth Morgan Spiegel at 404-351-0081.

Barber joins Parks and Mottola

Lesley Barber

Lesley Barber recently joined the team of real estate professionals at Parks & Mottola Realtors. She will work at the company’s main office in the Calumet Business Park in Newnan.

Prime plantation

Prime plantation

Fayette’s Burkwood Plantation offers prime location, craftsman-style homes

Real estate bust… fact or fiction?

National Statistics from David Lereah, Chief Economist for the National Association of REALTORS states that 31% of the U.S. is still expanding in value while 69% is contracting in value.

HBA installs new members at black tie event

HBA installs new members at black tie event

Increasing the number of educational programs and resources available to members will be the number one goal of the Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia in the coming year, incoming president Mike Daughtry told members and guests at the association’s annual officer installation dinner.

RE/MAX Advantage supports Habitat for Humanity as Anchor Sponsor, kickoff last Saturday

Brenda Rayburn of Habitat for Humanity recently announced RE/MAX Advantage as the Anchor Sponsor for the home being built in Henry County. “Leslie Edwards, managing partner of RE/.MAX Advantage has always been a strong supporter of Habitat, now she has the whole company working together to help provide a home for a family, that otherwise might go without” stated Brenda.

Five good years

Five good years

Thirteen pins for five years of service were presented by Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty at the company’s 2005 Awards Breakfast.

Bronze society

Bullard Bronze society 1

Pictured with company Owner and President Steve Bullard in these two photos are some of the current Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty agents who earned membership in the company’s 2005 Bronze Society, recognized for having at least $1 million in production credits during that year. The list of current agents achieving Bronze Society for 2005 included Linda Scott, Ann Johnston, Dena Williams, Regina Krytus, Maureen Young, Cynthia Jakicic, Erin Hawkins, Annette Hatcher, Marian Hynson, George Butler, Kim Weatherly, Carol Kinney, Andrea Cheney, Heidi Byerly, Phillip Born, Linda Folse, Debbie Dye, Cynthia Brown, Marge Peterson, Vicki Sands, Nancy Hollis, Debra Morgan, Doris Wagner, Ruby Davis, Debra Bardwell, Brenda McKneely, Donald Sims, Lynda Berry, Carla Nestor, Jessie Smith, Marianne King, Virginia Pigue, Mark Lindsay, Walton Gibbs, Suzanne Lane and Linda Harvey. The group includes agents from all Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty offices, which are located in Jonesboro, McDonough, Peachtree City, Newnan, Jackson, Griffin, Conyers and Locust Grove. Photo/Special.

Yard sale to benefit realtor from Keller Williams Realty

Keller Wiliams Realty will have a yard sale on Oct. 14 to raise money for realtor Brent Yates.

Yates, a Hampton resident who has been with Keller Williams for a year, was injured in an ATV accident. After three weeks of numerous surgeries to try to save his right leg, it was amputated below the knee. Yates, who is married with three children, has no health insurance and his wife was unable to work while he was in the hospital.

Top Agent Retreat

Top Agent Retreat

JoAn Steele, Lee Johnson, Malinda Shelley and Brenda Allen recently attended the Century 21 Top Agent Retreat at the J.W. Marriott Resort in Palm Desert, CA. The agents were honored for their 2005 real estate sales production. Information at the conference included the newest marketing techniques, ideas and innovative methods than can be easily incorporated into their current marketing programs. To discuss your real estate needs with any one of these professionals, please contact them at CENTURY 21 Southern Crescent 770-461-5111. Century 21 Real Estate Corporation ( is the franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, providing comprehensive training, management, administrative and marketing support for the CENTURY 21 SYSTEM. The System is comprised of more than 7,200 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in more than 42 countries and territories worldwide. Century 21 Real Estate Corporation is a subsidiary of Cartus Corporation and is part of the Realogy ® family of relocation, real estate and home-related services companies.

Mitchell honored at Orlando event

Stacey Mitchell

Stacey Mitchell recently attended the Century 21 Top Agent Retreat at the Peabody Orlando Conference Center in Orlando, FL. The agents were honored for their 2005 real estate sales production.

Inaugural luxury real estate seminar called ‘huge success’

Inaugural luxury real estate seminar called ‘huge success’

Harry Norman, Realtors held its first luxury real estate seminar on Friday, September 15th at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta. More than 350 of the company’s sales associates came to learn industry secrets and current trends from the best consultants in the luxury homes market.

Lusher purchases Jerry Ballard Homes

Eddie Lusher

Name changed to Lusher Builders

Jerry Ballard Homes, one of the Metro South area’s best known and most active home builders since 1979, has become Lusher Builders, effective Sept. 12, 2006.

Metro Brokers adds 5 to Peachtree City office

Metro Brokers/GMAC Real estate is pleased to announce that 127 sales associates have recently joined the company.

Five of the new associates will work out of Metro Brokers’ Peachtree City office, located at 2100 Highway 54 East.

PruGeorgia hosts community-wide picnic

PruGeorgia hosts community-wide picnic

Prudential Georgia Realty’s Peachtree City office, located at The Avenue Shopping Center, hosted a Community-Wide Picnic Sept. 23. An estimated 600 people attended the free event. Guests enjoyed a hot dog lunch, snow cones, door prizes, an inflatable moon walk, balloons, face painting and more.

Tech savvy comes to the home

By Mike Daughtry

It may be 2006 to most people, but for the tech-savvy homeowner, the future is now. Structured wiring, advanced home security systems, and media rooms are transporting home technology, and homeowners, into the future.

Fenelon joins The Home Source Realtors

Yves Fenelon

Yves Fenelon is now affiliated with The Home Source Realtors Fayetteville General Brokerage office, where he specializes in residential real estate, foreclosures, and investment properties in Fayette, Coweta and surrounding areas.

DeWeese earns PruGeorgia CSN designation

Jessica DeWeese

Prudential Georgia Realty real estate professional Jessica DeWeese has recently earned her Certified Skilled Negotiator (CSN) designation to better serve her clients.

Quesenberry, Sullenberger join PruGeorgia in Fayette

Prudential Georgia Realty has added REALTOR Laurie Quesenberry to its sales team. She is based out of the company’s Peachtree City office in The Avenue shopping plaza and is a member of the award-winning Crabtree Group.

The Parks of Olmsted builds on Newnan’s historically influenced charm

Winding streetscapes dotted with Victorian-style lamp post, community sidewalks connecting residents to one another and turn-of-the-century style architecture are just a sampling of the unique elements offered at The Parks of Olmsted, one of Coweta County’s fastest growing communities.

Prudential Georgia Realty donated hundreds of filled backpacks to needy children in metro Atlanta

Prudential Georgia Realty once again held its Annual Backpack Challenge to benefit area needy children. The sixth year this fund-raising drive has been held, the company collected 431 filled backpacks to benefit such organizations as the CHRIS Kids, Lumpkin Family Connection, M.U.S.T. Ministries, Children’s Restoration Network and Jackson County DFACS.

Prudential Georgia Realty raises more than $4,400 for children’s cancer foundation

Prudential Georgia Realty’s Peachtree City office recently hosted its first-ever Sunshine Kids Walk. Funds raised from the three-mile walk---more than $4,400---will go to benefit the Sunshine Kids Foundation, an organization assisting children with cancer.

Builder offers amazing sales incentive to prospective home buyers in Lake Redwine

“I am serious,” laughs homebuilder Mark Camp. “The car does come with this house.” Camp is talking about his unique new sales incentive: a mint condition 2002 BMW Z3 Roadster Convertible. It looks great in the 2-car garage of the new home Camp built at 290 Peninsula Circle in Lake Redwine Plantation in Newnan. One lucky person will become the proud owner of both.

Marshall attends 4-day boot camp

Gary Marshall, broker of Assist 2 Sell Buyer & Seller Realty Center in Newnan, recently attended a live, four day intensive real estate boot camp in Atlanta. The event was presented by Lou Brown’s Street Market System.

Lee Troutman Homes flourishes at SummerGrove, Stripling joins team

Lee Troutman Homes has been creating quality living environments in SummerGrove since the community’s inception in 1999. In that time, the company has built more than 250 homes in SummerGrove.

Worldwide ERC awards CRP designation to Coldwell Banker Bullard’s Stephens

Worldwide ERC, a professional membership association comprised of individuals concerned with domestic and international employee transfer, recently announced that Freda Stephens, Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty’s director of business development/relocation, has earned the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designation.

Bob Adams Homes Celebrates 25 years Building Communities for Seniors and Empty Nesters

It was back in the summer of 1981 that Bob Adams Homes started on a path that would ultimately deliver the gold-standard in homes for Seniors and Empty Nesters.

Don't be a victim

By Sue Monson
President of the Fayette County Board of Realtors

The week of September 10th has been designated by the National Association of REALTORS® as “REALTOR® Safety Week”. We are deeply committed to Public Safety and the safety of our agents. We strongly stress to our REALTORS® that no measure of material success can equal the value of their lives.

WCR hosts golf tournament to benefit Promise Place

WCR hosts golf tournament to benefit Promise Place Whitewater Creek Golf Club golf pro Joe Russello (center) shows the finer points of the game to WCR Golf Tournament committee members (L-R) George Burger of HomeTech Mortgage, Marsha Goodman of Bank of America, Jason Walker of First American Home Warranty, Sherry Stone Blackmon of The Home Source Realtors, Co-Chair Angela Chiasson of The Home Source Realtors, and Ami Pierce of Schlepian & Schwartz. Not pictured is Co-Chair Kim Daniel of The Home Source Realtors. WCR is sponsoring the annual tournament, which will benefit Promise Place, on Oct. 2 at Whitewater Creek Golf Club. Photo/Special.
Plans are underway for the 2006 Annual Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) Golf Tournament and Fund Raiser. The event will be on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at Whitewater Creek Country Club in Fayetteville. Proceeds will benefit Promise Place which assists domestic abuse victims in Fayette County.

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