Atlanta Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

As we build out our blog, you will find it to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

April 29, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of May 1-3, 2020

While we are all home doing our part to flatten the curve, it may be the perfect time to adopt or foster the pet you've been wanting to add to your family, but didn't have time to train!

Angels Among Us - A non-profit organization that operates throughout the Atlanta area, rescuing cats and dogs, and helping to place them in foster homes or adoption.

Humane Society - The Humane Society of Cob County's mission is "to promote humane welfare and responsible animal guardianship through educational community outreach, shelter, and spay/neuter programs."

PAWS Atlanta - While PAWS has currently suspended their adoptions during the health crisis, they can still use our support. Check out the website for ways to help!

Weekend Planner April 29, 2020

Posted in Seasonal Events
April 22, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of April 24-26, 2020

While we are all home, doing our part to flatten the curve, local charitable organizations could use our help to care for others. Here are a few ways you can help!

Calvary Children's HomeSince 1966, Calvary Children's Home has provided long-term residential care for children needing placement apart from their families in a distinctly Christian setting in Cobb County.

Simple Needs GA - Simple Needs GA's mission is to meet the simple needs of children, people experiencing homelessness, and others in need, while inspiring our community to do the same. SNGA seeks to “fill in the cracks” by meeting other unmet, but important, needs. Examples: birthday gifts to a homeless child, providing shoes, Christmas gifts, full-size toiletry bags.

Mostly Mutts - Since 2004, Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue has been working to reduce the number of animals euthanized at local shelters in metro Atlanta. They work closely with animal control officers to save adoptable dogs. Mostly Mutts provides housing, health care, training, and physical and emotional care to them until they can be placed in a new home.

Weekend Planner April 23, 2020

Posted in Seasonal Events
April 15, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of April 17-19, 2020

While we are all home, doing our part to flatten the curve, others are picking up the pieces from Sunday night's storms. Here are a few ways you can help!

Amazon List -  For Jones County, Mississippi. Needed items are already listed and set to ship directly to Jones County Baptist Association where volunteers are able to distribute goods to those who need help.

Samaritan's Purse - For Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, and South Carolina. Teams are taking disaster relief supplies and equipment and will aid in clean up and restoration.

Salvation Army - For NW Georgia and SE Tennessee. Providing supplies and shelter to those hit hardest.

 

Weekend Planner April 15, 2020

Posted in Seasonal Events
April 8, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of April 10-12, 2020

While we are all home, doing our part to flatten the curve, Easter is going to look a different this year. Click on the links below to get some tips on how you can celebrate at home.

Creative Ways to Spend Easter 2020 at Home - From decorating ideas to music, to watching services online, this is a great go-to resource.

Virtual Easter Egg Hunts and Bunny Visits - Custom e-cards, crafts, and egg hunt suggestions to help make Easter memorable.

National Virtual Egg Hunt - How fun would it be to connect with others across the country through this Minecraft adventure!

Weekend Planner April 8, 2020

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April 1, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of April 3-5, 2020

While we are all home, doing our part to flatten the curve, there are some who are in great need. Click on the links below to learn how you may help!

Cobb Senior Services - At risk clients are in need of food and household items.

MUST Food Rapid Response - MUST Ministries is looking for a small number of volunteers to deliver food to cars during this time of families at home. MUST is working to help students/children who would normally get meals at school.

Atlanta Community Food Bank - Not able to take food donations to a site? You can donate online!

Weekend Planner April 1, 2020

 

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March 25, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of March 27-29, 2020

While we are all home, doing our part to flatten the curve, these virtual options will help you stay connected!

Scholastic Classroom Magazines - Learning doesn't have to stop just because the schools are closed! Each day provides four separate learning experiences, each built around a fun, meaningful story or video. Grade specific activities can be done individually, with the family, or with teachers!

Virtual Story Time - The world's greatest storytellers read books aloud! Geared towards children grade's K-5, each story includes an activity for children to do at home.

Home Safari - Brought to you every day at 3pm, the Cincinnati Zoo features one of their animals through a Facebook Live feed.

 

What's Up Wednesday March 25, 2020

Posted in Seasonal Events
March 18, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of March 20-22, 2020

While we are all home, doing our part to flatten the curve, these virtual options will help you stay connected!
AJCePaperAs a public service to the community, the AJC is providing complimentary access to the AJCePaper to everyone. This allows you to read the complete newspaper online. 
Virtual Tours of Famous Museums - According to Fast Company, Google Arts & Culture teamed up with over 500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous around the world.
New and Binge-Worthy Shows - What's new and binge-worthy? A comprehensive location to browse through various streaming services and find your next show. 
Weekend Planner - March 20, 2020
Posted in Seasonal Events
March 11, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of March 13-15, 2020

Every Wednesday, we bring you a few events happening around town. Click on the links below for more information!

Cobb County Library Book Sale - Friday, March 13, through Sunday, March 15 at the Cobb Civic Center. Over 100,000 items for sale at this semi-annual event. Books, audio-books, CD's, records, and more! All proceeds go toward purchasing new books and other library materials.

Free Admission to the Museum - Saturday, March 14 at the Marietta Museum of History. Take this opportunity to tour the exhibits and learn a bit more about this historical town.

St. Patrick's Day Live! Takeover - Saturday, March 14 at Live at the Battery. Enjoy green beer, signature Irish cocktails, Irish food, and more! There will be a Lucky Charms bar, gold & jewelry scavenger hunt, live music, and games galore!

What's Up Wednesday March 11, 2020

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March 4, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of March 6-8, 2020

Every Wednesday, we bring you a few events happening around town. Click on the links below for more information!

CWE 2020 Harriet Tubman Hike - Saturday, March 7 at Sweetwater Creek State Park in Lithia Springs. The Center for Women at Emory University invite you on a mile long hike, discussing the life of Harriet Tubman and the historical significance of Sweetwater Creek Valley.

Touch-A-Truck - Saturday, March 7 at Ben Robertson Community Center in Kennesaw. This family friendly event allows attendees to get up close and personal with all sorts of vehicles, ranging from public service to construction.

Free Vaccine Clinic for Pets - Sunday, March 8 at Earl Duncan Park @ Paulding Meadows. Ensure that your fur babies are up to date on their vaccines. Free rabies, DHPP for dogs, and FVRCP for cats for Cobb and Paulding residents.

WUW March 4

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Feb. 26, 2020

What's Up Weds ~ Weekend of Feb 28-March 1, 2020

Every Wednesday, we bring you a few events happening around town. Click on the links below for more information!

2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon - Saturday, February 29 at Centennial Olympic Park - Watch these athletes cruise through the streets of Atlanta at a pace that will knock your socks off!

Oyster Crawfish Festival - Saturday, February 29 at The Tavern in Atlanta - Crawfish, oysters, shrimp, and southern cocktails are the main event! Plus, a special concert by !he Dirty Guv'nahs! You don't want to miss this fun event!

Farmer's Market - Saturday, February 29 at the Marietta Square - An average of 65 vendors, this market is a sure to please with fresh produce, and locally crafted items!

 

 

Weekend Planner February 26, 2020

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