Entries by Kristen Reed

Neighborhood Spotlight: Paulding County

If you’ve been a lifelong resident living in DeKalb County or Fulton County, you probably don’t think of Paulding County as part of the Metro Atlanta area, even though nearby Cobb County has officially been part of the “in crowd” for years. These days, however, Paulding County, which was once mostly devoted to agriculture (think […]

The 6 Best Home Decoration Tips to Use This Thanksgiving Season

Between getting your home ready for your incoming guests, buying the turkey, and planning the perfect meal for your holiday feast, decorating your home for Thanksgiving is probably the furthest thing from you mind. In fact, if you’re like some of us, you may not even have all those Halloween items put away just yet. […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: The Battery Atlanta

If you’re thinking of buying a home in the Metro Atlanta area, but want the convenience of city living with a more affordable price, you need look no further than The Battery Atlanta. Conveniently situated near I-75 and I-285, The Battery Atlanta is actually in unincorporated Cumberland and part of Cobb County. While Suntrust Park […]

Metro Atlanta Home Color Trends for 2019

If you live in Metro Atlanta and are thinking of selling your house, one of the easiest and fastest ways to make it look great is to give it a fresh coat of paint. It’s even estimated that the sale price of a home can sometimes go up as much as 10 percent when a […]

Should You Buy or Rent a Metro Atlanta Home?

Should you buy a home or is it better to rent? That may seem like a simple question to answer, but it’s really not. Both buying and renting have their advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a look. Renting: You don’t need as much money upfront. A landlord may ask for first and last month’s rent, […]

What are Closing Costs When Buying and Selling a Home?

When it comes to buying and selling a house, “closing costs” is one of those real estate terms that gets thrown about by real estate agents and lenders, but most buyers and sellers don’t really have a good idea of what these closing costs are or how (or if!) they will affect the sale price. […]

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What are the Best West Cobb Neighborhoods?

Cobb County is the third largest county in Metro Atlanta and is considered the most financially stable county in the Metro Atlanta area. It is really just one big county, but when it comes to talking about it in real estate terms, you will often hear the county referred to as East Cobb and West […]

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City Spotlight: Acworth, GA

Welcome to Your New Home in Acworth, GA Acworth is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area and is located in Cobb County. As of 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that Acworth had a population of approximately 22,418 residents. Acworth is located in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains. Who lives in Acworth? Acworth […]