Roswell house envy

House Envy: Own a piece of Roswell history with this antebellum farmhouse

The antebellum home—which now sits on a half-acre lot—retains many of its original features. The two front rooms are drenched with natural light from the floor-to-ceiling triple-hung windows, which once provided access to the deep front porch. Most of the original, wide-plank heart pine floors are intact throughout the 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom main house, which also boasts 4 fireplaces.

Atlanta: Most redneck city in the USA?

Consider, as they say, the source. The same folks over at the Movoto real estate blog who recently decreed Atlanta the most nerdy city in the U.S. have now dubbed us "most redneck."

The redneck-calculation methodology developed by Movoto's Natalie Grigson includes: percentage of high school dropouts; number of gun stores, taxidermists, Walmarts, country music stations, and Western gear vendors; and proximity to a NASCAR track. Also lawn mower repair stores.

Alright, Natalie. We'll concede on most of the findings—especially the guns and dropouts. But did you have to make a Jeff Foxworthy reference? We'd have gone with the Stone Mountain laser show.

Atlanta is less affordable than New York, Boston and San Francisco?

If you know people in New York, San Francisco, Boston or D.C., you've probably had some form of the "I can't believe how cheap it is to live in Atlanta" conversation.
Atlanta construction boom

Can residential builders keep up with Atlanta’s fast-growing population?

This year is shaping up to be a revolutionary one for Atlanta homebuilding. With real estate now in full recovery mode, condos and townhomes are becoming desirable again.

Atlanta’s deluge of deluxe apartments

Across Atlanta, large apartment projects are sprouting like residential chanterelles, which builders hope signals a postrecession paradigm shift—even a renaissance—in the city’s core neighborhoods.
How to sell a mansion

How to sell a mansion

It may be the Realtor’s face that you see smiling alongside a real estate listing, but when selling a home priced at seven or eight figures, it takes a village.
Jarel Portman tower

The story behind Jarel Portman’s Emerson tower

When John Portman was a student at Georgia Tech, the now-nonagenarian was assigned the job of escorting Frank Lloyd Wright around Atlanta. According to John’s son Jarel, Wright told the aspiring architect, “You seem to be a seeker. Go seek Emerson.”

Finally! Buckhead Atlanta shops announced

For years, talk of fancy shops at Peachtree and Roswell roads in Buckhead has buzzed and abated as the cranes creaked on and off. Finally, as the mixed-use Buckhead Atlanta development fills the longtime hole in the ground, the chatter comes to fruition.

House Envy: North Georgia’s historic Rockdale Plantation has a Cherokee pedigree

Built c. 1785, this 47-acre property is registered as part of the National Historic Trail of Tears.

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