Powder Springs, GA Real Estate News

By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Appraised value may not be the same as PERCEIVED value.  It's a difficult concept for homeowners to comprehend when it comes time to list their home for sale. Yes, being able to predict the appraised value with a high degree of certainty is very important when it's time to sell your home.  Appraised value is almost exclusively influenced by COMPARABLE RECENT SALES.  Yes, you read that correctly, SALES, closed transactions.  Active listings and under contract listings are NOT comparable SALES. A comparable property is defined as one that is similar in age, style, square footage, lot size and condition in an area that is PROXIMATE to the subject property.  Sales that are most recent and closest to the subject property and are most similar are given the MOST WEIGHT on the appraisal. While ...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Powder Springs Real Estate Year in Review 2014 Powder Springs GA 30127 Home Sales continued their recovery throughout 2014. 2014 Compared to 2013 ⇑Closed Units2014:   7622013: 736  Increase of 3.5% ⇑Average Sales Price:2014:  $204,5672013:  $185,748Increase of 10.1% ⇓Highest Sale Price2014:  $710,0002013:  $720,000Decrease of 1.4% ⇑Lowest Sale Price2014:  $39,9002013:  $28,000Increase of 42.5% Powder Springs, GA is a thriving community that is a suburb located approximately 20 miles northwest of Atlanta.  Easy access to Barrett Parkway, East-West Connector, Dallas Highway & Powder Springs Road makes the area a favorite with commuters. Local employers include:  the Wellstar Hospital system, Home Depot, Lockheed-Martin, Delta Airlines, Dell, United Parcel Service and many other Fortune 50...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
 While previewing a property this morning, I had an epiphany. That's a pretty significant word. There are no religious connotations in this word today. My epiphany was a new way of understanding and conducting my business in a way that is MORE ME, less rank and file. My path in life is targeted to becoming my most authentic self.  Without pretense.  Without worry, stress or angst that I will fail.  How can one fail when telling the truth of who one is? (Yes, I realize there are ways that you can fail socially with a no holds barred attitude, see Dexter on Netflix for an example) The epiphany that happened this morning charted a new business philosophy. It's time to break with tradition, leave the pack behind and blaze my own trail. I cannot do what everyone else is doing, because I am ...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Today is the first day of sunshine here in the Atlanta metro in over a week.  Feels like a month! We've been covered by clouds, fog, drizzle and COLD temperatures for many days. Finally, this morning, the sun is shining! It's such a relief.  Although temperatures are still cool, these rays of sunshine will make it more bearable. We're going to have a warming period over the next few days with temperatures rising into the mid 50s over the weekend. I am looking forward to getting my bike out and taking it for a spin on the Silver Comet Trail at Powder Springs.  I'll still have to bundle up but the thought of being able to get out and stretch my legs is so appealling! Today, I'll be taking Tango out to stretch his legs.  Should be interesting.  The cool sunny weather should have him feelin...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Homes for Sale in the Echo Mill Subdivision, Powder Springs, GA 30127 Why Do People Live here? Echo Mill is a beautiful, highly desirable neighborhood of approximately 524 single family homes, covering over 300 acres of prime real estate in West Cobb County, GA.  Echo Mill is conveniently located just 25 miles northwest of Atlanta.  The neighborhood boasts wonderful amenities and beautiful rolling topography and mature landscaping. Looking for a home in Echo Mill? Interested in finding homes for sale in the Echo Mill neighborhood of Powder Springs, GA? To find all homes available in Cobb County, visit BuyCobbCountyHomes.com. What's the Neighborhood Like? The homes you would expect to find for sale in the Echo Mill neighborhood are generally going to range between 2000 and 6000 square fe...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Homes for Sale in the Defoors Farm Subdivision, Powder Springs, GA Why Do People Live here? Defoors Farm is a beautiful neighborhood of approximately 200 single family homes that is conveniently located just 20 miles west of Atlanta, minutes from downtown Powder Springs and Hiram, GA. Looking for a home in Defoors Farm? Interested in finding homes for sale in the Defoors Farm neighborhood of Powder Springs, GA? To find all homes available in Cobb County, visit BuyCobbCountyHomes.com. What's the Neighborhood Like? The homes you would expect to find for sale in the Defoors Farm neighborhood are generally going to range between 2300 and 4350 square feet with a mix of ranch style and 2 story homes. Most of the homes were originally built in 2005-2012 and brick fronts are common.  The smalle...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Homes for Sale in the Country Walk Neighborhood Powder Springs, GA 30127 Why Do People Live here? Country Walk is a beautiful neighborhood of 442 single family homes that is conveniently located just 20 miles northwest of Atlanta. The gently rolling topography and mature trees create an oasis that is appealing and allows for a feeling of privacy. Looking for a home in Country Walk? Interested in finding homes for sale in the Country Walk neighborhood of Powder Springs, GA? To find all homes available in Cobb County, visit BuyCobbCountyHomes.com. What's the Neighborhood Like? The homes you would expect to find for sale in the Country Walk Neighborhood are generally going to range between 1500 and 2500 square feet. Most of the homes were originally built in 1988 to 1993.  Since then, many...
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By Adell Forbes (REALTOR®), "Knowledge & Experience Working for You"
(eXp Realty)
 Buying a New Construction Home        Buying a new construction home can bring a lot of fun and excitement to your life. There is  just something "majical" about being able to semi-customize a home to your liking. A home where you will create new memories. All of this euphoria can be fleeting or lasting; depending on how informed you are about buying a new contruction home, and your expectations of the overall process.       If you do decide to take on this venture; there is a lot that goes on "behind the scenes" before you get to the finished product. Once you select the ideal location and neighborhood, you may visit several new home communities before settling on the one  that you feel is right for your lifestyle.       Search Homes for Sale   Walking into "the model" home can be qui...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Boomerang.  Adult children who have left home, either for college or to start a life on their own, only to return to the nest.   Both of my boys landed back at home on a few occasions.  It took me a while to get the hang of what my role was in facilitating their final flight from the nest. We seriously considered shoving them out and moving without providing a forwarding address! Parents' Protection Program!   I am currently working with a few young buyers who have returned to the parental nest.   Based on my own personal experience and observation of these buyers, I note the following: 1.  Parents of working, adult children living at home are not holding their children responsible for contributing to living expenses. 2.  Adult, working children living in the parental home are not adequ...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Maybe you know that I ride horses.  I've been doing so off and on since I was about 10 years old.  Every Tuesday and Thursday I make a mad dash to the barn to commune with the beasts. First, I rode my boy, Tango.  He was a little skittish about the newly dampened sawdust inside the barn. He was fairly certain that the ground was going to kill him because it was lighter near the wall and dark (damp) in the center of the barn. Once we overcame his stopping, spinning attempts at evading the ground we got to work. He was really great and we had a nice ride.  Productive training.  YAY! Then I rode Levi.  He's about a 25 year old American Saddlebred, retired show horse, now lesson horse. Levi is the best boy ever.  Always predictable.  Unafraid of the ground. Unless it's muddy outside.  That'...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
As of December 5, 2014, there are 9 active foreclosure listings in Powder Springs, GA 30127.  Of those 2 are currently under contract and pending final sale.  These listings represent less than 3% of all available listings in Powder Springs.   Distressed property sales continue to decline as the housing market continues to stabilize.  There has been a resurgence of well maintained existing homes and moderate gains in new construction in the area. When you are ready to begin your search for a new home in Powder Springs, GA, don't worry if you don't find your dream home in this foreclosure list, we have 304 other active property listings to choose from! Download the new GO FMLS App below to start viewing active listings right from your smart phone! Finding the perfect home in Powder Sprin...
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By Melania & Jim Saltarella, Experience the Magic!
(Atlanta Communities)
Country Walk is a popular neighborhood in Powder Springs with great amenities and an active homeowner association.   So far in 2014 there have been 28 home sales in Country Walk, with the highest sale (achieved by the Magic Real Estate Team) at $185,000, and the average sales price of $146,760.  The average number of days on the market in 2014 has been 83.  The Magic Real Estate Team sold our listing at Timber Ridge in 38 days, and sold our listing on Stone Path Way in 53 days.  Average sales to list price is 95%.   http://www.countrywalk.org/  
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
You think that everybody does it.   Everybody says that they do it.   They profess to do it regularly.   People claim that it helps.   I believed that people did it all the time but it's never actually happened TO ME. The truth is, people lie. I have NEVER, EVER had a real estate agent ACTUALLY HAND ME A BUSINESS CARD. I have been on this Earth for 44 years.  Only 10 of those have been as a real estate agent. I can't imagine that all of the agents who profess to handout business cards RELIGIOUSLY have missed me entirely by chance. You cannot swing a dead cat in metro Atlanta without taking out 14 real estate agents like bowling pins. And somehow, I have never been introduced to ONE AT RANDOM. Thus, I have arrived at myNEW AND IMPROVED THEORY OF MARKETING. Whatever you think you could do...
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By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
Lights Of Life 2014 The Lights of Life is an annual tradition that was started by Life University and dates back to 1989. They welcome you to come by and see this visual treat that the whole family will enjoy! The Lights of Life event runs every night from November 27th through December 31st. Sunday-Thursday: 6:00pm – 10:00pm Friday-Saturday: 6:00pm – 10:30pm The Lights of Life is held on the the campus of Life University (Barclay Circle – off Hwy 41 just north of Dobbins AFB, Marietta) just north of Smyrna Vinings. The cost to enter is $10 per car on Fridays and Saturdays and November 27th thru November 30th and December 19-31st. $5 per car all other days. $20 per van/bus regardless of the day. This is a zero-profit operation. Fees cover the cost of the electricity for the lights, as ...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Behind the curtain, I pull the levers and twist the knobs and cast the spells that get your real estate transaction to closing.   As a listing agent or a buyer's agent, I field the calls and answer the emails that put your dreams in jeopardy.   Whether it's an overly tense negotiation, a low appraisal, a title issue, inspection repairs or any number of things, it's MY JOB to solve the problems as quickly as possible without alarming or causing undue stress to you, My Dear Client. My role as your real estate representative is to facilitate the communications of all parties to a transaction in a professional, business-like manner.   That means that you won't get a phone call or email from me in which I sound upset or stressed about a particular issue.   In fact, many of the little bumps i...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Hello, Rock!  Have you met Hard Place?  Every real estate professional has found themselves in this very awkward situation. It matters not whether the client couple in question are buyers or sellers, couples disagree. It seems like real estate transactions heighten the tension and it turns into a battle of wills that they are determined to make a win-lose conclusion. My goal as your agent is to turn this battle royale into a win-win.   I will settle for a draw but never a winner and a loser. Sometimes this battle is hidden and takes place behind closed doors.   More often than not, the fight breaks out in my car or as we are reviewing an offer at their dining room table. Guess what?   I prefer that my clients duke it out in front of me. I have a somewhat sadistic side and I enjoy watchi...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
2360 Beringer Lane, Powder Springs, GA 30127 in the Vineyard Place East subdivision is located on Macland Road, just west of Barrett Parkway, this community is in a prime location for easy access to commuter routes, shopping, recreation and entertainment.   The Roxbury "E" plan features 5 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths.   Currently listed at $346,462 the builder is offering an incentive package of UP TO $21,425.  This spec home will be ready for occupancy in January 2015. FMLS#5340892The Roxbury "E" plan, Est. Completion date Jan 2015. UP TO $21,425 IN BUILDER INCENTIVES !! Master On Main With Side Entry Garage. Open Kitchen features double ovens, granite counters, tile back splash, and Full View To Family Room. Master On Main With Sitting Room And door to patio. Upstairs Features 4 Additiona...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
Buying a bank owned home in Powder Springs, GA 30127 is a great way to gain instant equity in your new home.  The inventory of foreclosures is far less in years past, but there are still many homes to choose from in every price range. Powder Springs is a thriving West Cobb community where you will find homes on large lots in well maintained subdivisions and neighborhoods.   Featured Properties: 4199 Defoors Farm Drive, Powder Springs, GA 30127              FMLS#  5359732  4 Bedroom  3 Bath  $219,900 RENOVATIONS ARE COMPLETE! NEW PAINT, NEW CARPET, NEW APPLIANCES. NICE HARDWOODS THROUGHOUT COMMON AREAS. HUGE 2 STORY HOME. 4 BEDROOMS, 3 FULL BATHROOMS. FORMAL LIVING ROOM AND DINING ROOM WITH COLUMNS. LARGE KITCHEN HAS A CENTER ISLAND, BLACK APPLIANCES, WALK-IN PANTRY AND LOTS OF CABINETS....
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
  Located in West Cobb County, Georgia, Powder Springs reported 59 closed transactions for the month of October 2014.   Prices ranged from a low of $58,000 to a high of $510,000. The average list price was $234,046 and the average sales price was $228,953.  These homes were predominantly 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. 85% of the homes closed in October sold in LESS THAN 120 days. 26 of the 59 homes sold in Powder Springs in October 2014 sold in LESS THAN 30 days. Homes in Powder Springs, GA continue to move quickly when they are priced competitively and meet the typical buyer's expectations. You can see by the numbers that Fall Is A Great Time to Sell Your Powder Springs Home! Visit our website today for more information on selling your Powder Springs home and request afree, no obligation mar...
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By Jenna Dixon, 55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms
(Momentum Real Estate Group LLC)
The community of Robinson Glen in Powder Springs, Georgia is located just off Macland Road at Gus Robinson Road.  Built by D.R. Horton, Robinson Glen boasts large, craftsman style homes on generously sized level lots.  Robinson Glen is located in Cobb County, Ga and is serviced by Dowell Elementary School, Lovinggood Middle School and Hillgrove High School. Centrally located in an area of unincorporated of West Cobb County, Robinson Glen has the advantages of both Powder Springs and Marietta.   Being only minutes from each of the downtown districts makes it easy and convenient to take advantage of the Historic Marietta Square as well as the conveniences of Powder Springs.   Art events, theater, concerts on the square, holiday celebrations, shopping and restaurants for every taste are av...
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