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

February 7, 2011

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Filed under: North Atlanta — Kathy and Ben @ 5:20 pm

You may have noticed we haven’t written much lately here – that’s because we’ve redesigned our primary website and consolidated our blog at www.RedHotAtlantaHomes.com

BTW – if you’ve bookmarked a post here and no longer see it, look on our new site or email us if you can’t find and we’ll be glad to locate the information for you.

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January 5, 2011

*Georgia Property Tax Changes for 2011

Congratulations if you purchased a home in 2010.  You may have gotten a decrease in your Georgia property taxes.  The Georgia legislature in 2010 passed a tax reform bill requiring every Georgia county to review 2010 property sales.  If you purchased a home for less money Gerogia Property Tax Changesthan the stated assessed value, your tax bill will based on the 2010 sale price.  If you purchased a home for more money than the stated assessed value, your tax bill will be based on the assessed value.

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December 13, 2010

*Legacy Park Kennesaw Ga Home for Sale

If you are looking for a large home for sale  in Legacy Park, you just found it.  This hardi-Legacy Park Home for Sale 4169 Berkeley Landing Kennesaw Gaplank siding and hardcoat stucco property is outstanding .  Featuring high ceilings, wood floors, and many more amenities you are going to be thrilled with this home.  There 4 bedrooms and 2 baths on the upper level with a bedroom and bath on the finished terrace level.

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December 5, 2010

*Legacy Park Neighborhood Kennesaw GA

Legacy Park in Kennesaw is often referred to as Atlanta’s first Townpark Entrance Legacy Park Kennesaw Home for Salecommunity- and once you visit, you’ll know why.  Located of I- 75 and Jiles Road, Legacy Park is  just northwest of downtown Atlanta.  This 117 acre community is built around gorgeous nature trails and streams, a spectacular lake and lush landscapes.  And the amenities are unsurpassed in Metro Atlanta!

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November 26, 2010

Santa is Coming to Woodstock, Ga’s Christmas Jubilee and Parade of Lights – Dec. 4

Woodstock, GA.s’ Christmas Jubilee and Parade is coming Dec. 4.  The festivities begin at 5:30pm with the Parade of Lights.  The parade is along Christmas Parade Dec 4 Woodstock GAMain Street beginning at Hwy. 92 and ending at Old Rope Mill Road.  The Christmas Tree Lighting will be held in City Park after the parade along with a visit from the grand ole man – Santa Claus.  Awards for best parade floats and “Citizen of Year” will also be announced.

Before, during and after the parade, there will be food vendors.  In City Park, there will also be Holiday Shopping with special vendors plus photos with Santa in the Gazebo.   Free marshmallow roast with smores will also be available (Be on the look out for me there – Kathy).

Help the Woodstock Jaycees Toy Drive for Woodstock’s less fortunate children.  The Jaycees will be collecting  new unwrapped toys and monetary donations to help Santa.  What a great way to get into the holiday spirit!

November 5, 2010

The Silos at Crabapple – Alpharetta GA

Filed under: Milton, North Atlanta — Kathy and Ben @ 12:29 pm

Have you seen The Silos at Crabapple near the corner of Highway 140 and 372?  There are three silos just off Highway 372.  They are have been there forever (or at least a really long time).  They appear to be built from cinder blocks with faded red metal domed roofs.

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November 2, 2010

Weekly Steals and Deals

Filed under: Deals and Steals, North Atlanta — Tags: — Kathy and Ben @ 3:25 pm

In this week’s edition of Steals and Deals– we’ve once again reviewed corporate-owned, lender-owned and foreclosure properties that have come on market in the last seven days in Woodstock, North Fulton and East Cobb County- here are the results:

Woodstock Homes for Sale

North Fulton Homes for Sale

East Cobb Homes for Sale

Our favorite “pick” this week is a foreclosure home in Alpharetta at Evergrace– this home originally sold for $855,900 in 2006 and is now for sale at $699,900.  At 5,305 sq ft, the home has a Master on Main, plus 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths upstairs and a finished basement- the home also sits on just over 1 acre.

Remember, as always, that these “deals” aren’t always what they seem– sometimes banks and corporations list their homes at or near market value regardless of their condition, so you always want to make sure you know what other homes have sold for in the neighborhood/area and how the neighborhood/area is trending in value.

October 22, 2010

Woodstock Art and Wine Festival 2010 on Nov 6th & 7th

Downtown Woodstock GA will once again host the Woodstock Art and Wine Festival on November 6th and 7thThis lively 2 day event started in 2009 and will once again feature great art and entertainment.  Add in special kid’s events to the special wine tasting area and you have a fun weekend for the whole family!

The Festival area will be next to Pure Taqueria according to Premier Events, the producers of the event.  According to their website, more than 60 vendors are expected once again.  The wine list for tasting has not yet been posted so check back as we get closer to the event date.

Admission to the 2010 Woodstock Art and Wine Festival is free in the art and entertainment areas; wine tasting wristbands are $20 for adults.  Downtown Woodstock is always a great venue for fun events, so make your plans now!

October 8, 2010

Woodstock GA October Happenings and Events

The city of Woodstock, GA is going to be a busy place in October with several fall events.  It’s time to gather your fall jacket and walking shoes to have a great time.

First on October 14, 15, and 16 is Ghost Tales and TrailsNightly walking tours and storytelling will start at 6:30.  Tickets can be purchased on site at the gazebos in Downtown Woodstock City Park for $11 – Adults, $6 for children 12 and under.  Ticket sales are on a first come, first serve basis with the final tour starting at 9pm.  Paul Boehlert, 2 time Emmy nominee and storyteller leads a fantastic group of storytellers this historic walking tour and storytelling.  Proceeds from the sale of tickets go to Greenprints Alliance and Elm Street Cultural Art Events.  Come see Woodstock in a whole new way.

On October 23, there will be the SOBRA Woodstock Mountain Biking Festival and Grand Opening of “The Avalanche Trail“.  The festival will be at the Olde Rope Mill Park just North of Downtown from 9am to 4pm.  Activities will include group rides, mountain bike demonstrations, music and food.  This event is sponsored in part by the www.GreenprintsAlliance.org

Closing out the month is Halloween with Kids Fest 2010 on Saturday, October 30th.  This event is also at Woodstock City Park from 3pm to 7pm.  Trick or treat activities for the younger goblins and ghouls.  On hand will be a juggler, magician, dj, games, and more  At 6pm there will be a costume contest and candy give-away.  After all the Kids Fest, enjoy dinner with a downtown restaurant or park vendor.

On Saturday, October 30 in the evening hours, Woodstock Police will be distributing candy in local neighborhoods.

October 5, 2010

Weekly Buyer Deals and Steals

Filed under: Deals and Steals, North Atlanta — Tags: , — Kathy and Ben @ 2:32 pm

Time for another edition of our weekly feature– we’ve once again reviewed corporate-owned, lender-owned and foreclosure properties that have come on market in the week in Woodstock, North Fulton and East Cobb County- here are the results:

Woodstock Homes for Sale

North Fulton Homes for Sale

East Cobb Homes for Sale

Our favorite “pick” this week is a foreclosure in Roswell GA at Estates at Riverbirch Glen- the home has nearly 6000 sq ft plus an unfinished basement and has 6 bedrooms, 4 full baths and one half bath.  The home originally sold for $825,000 in 2003 and is now for sale at $539,800.

Remember, as always, that these “deals” aren’t always what they seem– sometimes banks and corporations list their homes at or near market value regardless of their condition, so you always want to make sure you know what other homes have sold for in the neighborhood/area and how the neighborhood/area is trending in value.

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