Woodstock GA and Surrounding Areas Homes for Sale – Update by Red Hot Atlanta Homes

December 30, 2009

Providence Oaks Neighborhood – Milton, GA

Today we’re highlighting Providence Oaks in Milton GA, a swim and tennis providence oaks entranceneighborhood built in the late 1990s by nationally reknowned builder DR Horton.  The community features two-story Brick and Hardiplank exteriors with great curb appeal and mature landscaping throughout the neighborhood. 

Neighborhood amenities at Providence Oaks include the pool with a cabana, plus lighted tennis courts and an observation providence-oaks-pool-milton-gadeck for tennis matches.  The neighborhood teams have won numerous championships competing in the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association league.

Homes for sale in Providence Oaks range from the mid-$300s to low $400s.  Area schools are excellent: Summit Hill Elementary, Northwestern Middle and Milton High

The neighborhood is conveniently located on Providence Road just north of Mayfield Road and is convenient to downtown Alpharetta,  Windward and Northpoint Mall.

So, if you’re looking for a great neighborhood in North Fulton County, take a look at Providence Oaks.



December 27, 2009

* Highlands Ridge – West Cobb Ranch Condo Neighorhood

Downsizing?  Want one story living?  Want to be near Buckhead?  Well Highlands Ridge, a ranch condo community,  is the perfect place to call home.  This dynamic neighborhood is off the East/West Connector about a 1/2 mile from South Cobb Drive.  All the homes are one level with several having finished space over the garage as a bonus room.  Finishing touches in these homes are similar to high end single family homes. Read more….

December 21, 2009

Sold…Ranch Condo…Many Interested Buyers

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East Cobb Ranch Condo

East Cobb Ranch Condo

East Cobb Ranch Condo

East Cobb Ranch Condo

East Cobb Ranch Condo

East Cobb Ranch Condo

Call today to see- 404-845-0306
Renovated & Updated – The GREAT ROOM is accentuated with granite hearth fireplace and French doors leading to private COURTYARD PATIO. Neutral colors and wood plank flooring add style to the home. The formal DINING ROOM is spacious and bright.

The KITCHEN has been renovated with honey maple cabinets, wood plank floors, and granite countertops. Storage drawers and farmhouse sink are a cook’s delight. Show off collectible items in glass door cabinets. The BAY WINDOW makes the room light and bright.

To learn more about this home…www.RedHotAtlantaHomes.com
To see this home contact Kathy at 404-845-0306 today.


Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Garage Size: 2 Car Garage
Agent Name: Kathy Seger
Broker: RE/MAX Greater Atlanta
MLS #: 3916975
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December 18, 2009

It’s a GREAT time to buy a new home!

Okay- stop – just listen – then you make the decision.   

1.  First Time Home Buyer Tax Credits have been extended…that’s $8000 for first time buyer to make house payments with, furnish their new home, replace the carpet or other updates, etc.

2. Existing homeowner receive a $6500 Tax Credit when purchasing a new home if they have resided 5 consecutive years within the last 8 years in that property as their primary residence.  That’s $6500 to put back into the mortgage to reduce the principle. 

3.  If you receive a Tax Credit, file an amended tax return for the immediate Tax Credit money.  You do not have to wait until 2011 for the money.

4.  Prices on homes are lower than they have been in years, you get more house for your money.  More could be something newer, smaller, different location, or just bigger.

5.  There is an large inventory pool to choose your new home from.  Choose from resales, new construction, foreclosures, or short sales.

6.  Interest rates are around 5%.  If you presently have a 7% rate a higher price home could be the same payment.  You may reduce your house payment.

7.  The Tax Credit for existing homeowners is for any purchase including downsizing.  Here is you chance to make the move you have been putting off.

8.  Money is available for mortgages, new guidelines coming will make if harder for some people in the future to qualify for loans. 

9.  Tax Credits have a time limit…you must have a written binding contract to purchase in effect by April 30, 2010 and until July 1, 2010 to close the sale.   

So does getting the type of home  you want – moving up, change in area, downsizing; at a lower interest rate; plus possibly receiving a tax credit…make you understand why we think it’s a great time to buy a new home?

December 16, 2009

Highland Pointe Neighborhood – Marietta/East Cobb Homes for Sale

Wanted to tell you about one of the premier neighborhoods in East Cobb County – Highland Pointe in Marietta GA. Photo of Highland Pointe entrance With about 500 homes tucked into the side of Sweat Mountain, you’ll love the scenery in this neighborhood year-round.

 Neighborhood amenities include a beautiful pool and clubhouse, four lighted tennis courts, playground, grass/soccer field.  The Clubhouse boasts an exercise room with equipment, steam, sauna, shower and Higland Pointe poolrestrooms, plus a large meeting room and kitchen equipment for your function.  Lastly, for those outdoor enthusiasts, there is an approximately three-mile walking trail along the appropriately named Sweat Mountain – if you push yourself!

 Homes in this neighborhood are primarily two-story traditional with a large number of basements due to the nature of the terrain.  There are a variety of sized-homes in the neighborhood, some with spectacular views, Highland Pointe home for saleaccounting for the price range of 300s-700s.  There are currently several homes for sale in Highland Pointe.


Highland Pointe is blessed with lots of nearby shopping, restaurants and other conveniences, including the stunning Mountain View Aquatic Center.  Add in the top-rated schools – Davis Elementary, Mabry Middle and Lassiter High – this is truly a neighborhood to consider if you’re looking to move into the East Cobb County area!

December 14, 2009

Another Happy New Homeowner – Ranch Condo

Just closed on the sale of another Woodstock home.  The buyer is thrilled with her new home and can not wait to move in.  The home is located in a wonderful ranch condo community off Highway 92.  The seller was terrific to work with – they left all the window treatments and a very clean home. 

One of the reason the purchaser choose this area to relocate to was the tax exemption for Senior citizens.  Additionally, the neighborhood was convenient to shopping, friends, and work.  Purchaser and loan officer stayed in constant communication during the loan process so when interest rates went below 5%  the purchaser quickly elected to lock in the 4.85% rate.  So convenient location, great interest rates, and larger home make this another satisfied homebuyer.

If you are looking for a ranch condo you may want to consider The Willows.  Presently there are several homes for sale in the neighborhood.  We are proud to have sold several homes here.


December 11, 2009

Autumn Ridge – (Acworth) Woodstock GA homes for sale

There’s a great neighborhood in unincorporated Cherokee County near Woodstock GAAutumn Ridge is a hidden gem off Woodstock Road near Highway 92 and is convenient to I-75 and other major highways.

Ashton Woods, a well-known and highly respected Southeastern US builder, developed and built this neighborhood in 2006, so all the homes have open floorplans and great features.  There are several homes for sale in Autumn Ridge including a charming 4 bedroom home with an unbelievable  covered porch.  Many of the homes in Autumn Ridge have 3 bedrooms, with a limited number of 4 bedroom plans as well, with homes for sale generally in the mid-200s.

Neighborhood amenities include a free-form shaped Pool with Cabana, a kiddie wading pool with mushroom waterfall and a fully equipped playground.  Cherokee County schools are dynamic- Oakgrove Elementary, ET Booth Middle and Etowah High.

If you’re looking for a great neighborhood in Georgia around Woodstock, take a look at Autumn Ridge!

December 9, 2009

Woodstock Ga. Homes for Sale – December Buy the Numbers

There are numerous homes for sale in Woodstock, Ga.  They come in all sizes and price ranges.  Per First Multiple Listing Service of Atlanta on Dec. 4, 2009 there  are 582 homes for sale in Woodstock.  The breakdown on this homes are 462 are single family homes and 120 are townhomes or condos.  If you are looking for a Woodstock home, you have many choices. 

Single Family Residences

  • 462 Properties
  • Minimum Price Range – $50,000
  • Average Price Range – $244,397
  • Maximum Price Range – $1,200,000
  • 14 homes with contingencies
  • 67 homes under contract
  • 89 homes have sold and closed since 10/1/09

Townhomes and Condos

  • 120 Properties
  •  Minimum Price Range – $25,000
  • Average Price Range – $189,854
  • Maximum Price Range – $409,000
  • 3 Homes with contingencies
  • 9 Homes under contract
  • 18 Properties have sold and closed since 10/1/09

December 7, 2009

$6500 Tax Credit for Existing Homeowners Purchasing A Home

With the signing of the Extended Home Buyer Tax Credit existing homeowners may now qualify for a $6500 Tax Credit.  This new legislation is time sensitive and unfortunately does not apply to all existing homeowners.  Here are the importanta points to know…

  • Who qualifies – current home owners purchasing a home between November 7, 2009, and April 30, 2010, who used the home being sold or vacated as a principle residence for five consecutive years within the last eight qualify.
  • Time Limits – as long as a written binding contract to purchase is in effect on April 30, 2010, the purchaser will have until July 1, 2010 to close.
  • Income Limits – single buyers with incomes up to $125,000 and married couples with incomes up to $225,000 may receive the maximum tax credit.  The credit decreases for buyers who earn between $125,000 and $145,000 for single buyers and betweeen $225,000 and $245,000 for home buyers filing jointly.  The amount of the tax credit decreases as his/her income approaches the maximum limits.  Homebuyers earning more than the maximum qualifying income – over $145,000 for singles and $245,000 for couples are not eligible for the credit.
  • Price Limits – credit may only be awarded on homes purchased for $800,000 or less.
  • Repayment of  Tax Credit – there is no repayment of the tax credit if the purchased property is occupied for three years or more.  However, if the property is sold during this three-year period, the full amount of the credit wil be recouped on the sale.

Now you know the facts.  What does it mean….

  • You receive the Tax Credit by purchasing a home.  You are not required to sell your current home – just make the new home your principle residence for 3 years.
  • You can purchase a property for a higher value or lower value than your present home.
  • You must act now…April 30 is the deadline for having a house under contract
  • Upon closing the new home purchase you can file an amended tax return for an immediate $6500 Tax Credit.

So remember…

  • The present low prices and mortgage rates will not last forever!
  • Here is the opportunity to “move” to your dream home!

December 4, 2009

Buy the Numbers – Milton Homes for Sale

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Looking for a Milton, GA home for sale?   Well, we wanted you to know there are numerous homes available for sale in Milton, GA.   Here are a few facts from First Multiple Listing Service of Atlanta as of 12/3/2009.  There are currently 565 homes for sale in Milton, GA.  These numbers represent zip code 30004  in Fulton County with Milton and Alpharetta addresses.  The break down is: 775 are single family and 120 are either a townhouse or condo.

 Single Family HomesRE/MAX For Sale Sign

  • There are 439 homes for sale
  • Minimum Price is $125,000
  • Average Price is $681,138
  • Maximum Price is $8,000,000
  • There are 9 homes with contingencies
  • There are  60 homes under contract closing soon

Townhomes and Condos

  • There are 126 homes for sale
  • Minimum Price is $64,900
  • Average Price is $190,208
  • Maximum Price is $469,500
  • There are 4 homes with contingencies
  • There are 26 homes under contract closing soon

What the numbers point out is that homes are selling, not as many homes as sellers would like but properties are moving.

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