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216 Eagles Flight Villa Rica Georgia 30180

FMLS # 5317320

Located in the amenity-filled Mirror Lake Golf & Country Club subdivision, 216 Eagles Flight is nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac lot with tons of charm! A full guest suite and full bath are located on the main level with an oversized master’s retreat and three secondary bedrooms on the upper level.

A chef’s kitchen offers an abundance of cabinet space, stainless steel appliances, gourmet island, and views to the family room.  Surrounded by a full wall of windows offering natural lighting and views of the private backyard, the family room is perfect for relaxing by the two-two story stone fireplace. A beautiful sunroom with vaulted ceiling and extended patio can be enjoyed in the private,

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4051 Ashland Circle Douglasville, Georgia 30135

FMLS # 5352146

Located in the Chapel Hills Golf & Country Club neighborhood, 4051 Ashland Circle offers picturesque curb appeal and updated features!

Gleaming hardwood floors, located throughout the home, welcome you and your guests to the impressive foyer. A formal dining room and two-story formal living room with tons of natural lighting are perfect for entertaining. The spacious chef-style kitchen features views into the two-story family room, granite countertops, island, built-in work desk, and a butler’s pantry.

Conveniently located on the main level, the master’s retreat boasts trey ceilings and a spa like bath complete with double vanities, extensive tile work, frameless shower, Jacuzzi

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1925 Pine Mountain Road Kennesaw Ga 30152

FMLS # 5342543

A world-class estate privately nestled on approximately 2.7 acres featuring the finest craftsmanship accented with exquisite imports from around the globe. Located in the gated community of Stonebridge, this home offers privacy and security with convenience to local attractions and entertainment.

The well-appointed brick manor features six bedrooms, six full bathrooms and four half bathrooms with the full master’s retreat located on the main level. Master craftsmanship including wooden beams from the early 1800’s, custom painted murals, hand-crafted doors, reclaimed wood, and built ins. Each of the three levels of the home can be conveniently accessed with your choice of the luxurious

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4558 Bryten Drive Douglasville, Ga 30135

FMLS # 5185963

Majestically perched atop a hill you will feel the elegance and grace upon arrival at this 4 sided brick European Style home.  This custom built estate is nestled privately on approximately a 1 acre lot and boasts the finest of lavish appointments and details.

Your guest will be welcomed by the circular driveway and lush landscaping. The entry arcade with a 2 story ceiling leads past the oversized formal dining room and library or office featuring a rich wood paneling and a fireplace to the spacious fireside family room and stunning built ins.  

The beautifully appointed chef’s kitchen features granite, center island with butcher block top and a sun filled breakfast area.  You will also

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Staging your home for a timely sell doesn't have to be complicated or stressful, but it will take some elbow grease and time.

First, ask your Tina Fountain Realtors real estate agent for suggestions about accentuating your home's positive points. In addition to knowing the overall impression your home needs to make, your real estate agent is in a unique position to know what local home features are in highest demand and what regional tastes prevail.

Next, go through each room of your house, clearing out clutter and removing personal items. Clean your house thoroughly, including carpets, furniture and window coverings.

If you've re-purposed some of the rooms in your house, such as using a formal dining room as an office or bedroom, return the room to

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Atlanta KitchenMany first time homebuyers who jumped on the tax credits from a few years ago, are now thinking of becoming first time home sellers and second time buyers.  The forecasts for most real estate markets across the country for 2013 are positive, with some particularly hot areas showing significant growth predictions.  These two factors are gearing up to make for an exciting upcoming spring/summer in real estate throughout the United States.  With that being said, and despite the fact that the residential housing market has turned a corner, things are just as competitive as ever.  For those who will be on both sides of the contract, this means you need to be diligent in your new home search, competitive in pricing your existing home, and strategic in your

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reduced_price_240.Pricing your home correctly is one of the most important decisions you will make when selling a home. The price that you list your home for sale in Atlanta will determine the type of home buyers you attract, how long your home is on the market, how buyers feel about your home and a myriad of other emotional and financial repercussions.

Studies and numerous examples show that correctly priced homes attract more potential home buyers, have more showings, sell more quickly and sell at more lucrative prices. Some home owners take a calculated risk and under-price their homes in the hopes that the incredible pricing will encourage a bidding competition. While that's not always a recommended strategy in this buyer's market, a slightly under-priced home will

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1447_falkirk_lane_250Tina Fountain Realtors recently sold another property in Cobb County’s exclusive Overlook at Marietta Country Club community.

1447 Falkirk Lane features three levels of luxury living complete with a masterfully finished terrace level. Artisan style kitchen boasts extra space and chef-grade appliances ideal for entertaining your guests.  The oasis style backyard is nestled directly on the golf course with a firepit and stone Jacuzzi surrounded by lush landscaping. 

If you are interested in selling your home or purchasing a home at the Overlook at Marietta Country Club, please contact us to schedule an appointment.

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By Randy Stark - Hughes Real Estate Group

With winter right around the corner it's time to prepare for some cold nights. Whether you're an Atlanta native or new to area, it's time to bundle up and prepare for the long winter months. Atlanta temperatures in January average about 40 degrees and residents can expect freezing temperatures 40 nights a year (weather.com). Each year people all over the city contemplate the best ways to keep their homes warm without breaking the bank. Utility costs can rise considerably during the winter months, but these additional costs can be kept at bay with a few minor improvements to your home. The following list of tips can help with home heating efficiency and assist you in staying warm and comfortable this winter.

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Buying an Atlanta luxury home is a bit more complicated and time consuming than buying a more modest home. Following a few tips to help you navigate through the process of purchasing a luxury estate can make the experience more pleasant.

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Because of the cost and time-consuming procedures involved, making the decision to purchase a new luxury home is not something most people take lightly. With market trends showing that real estate investments are more long term in the current environment, luxury home purchasers should really consider what their lifestyles will be like five, 10 and 20 years from now. If a new luxury estate fits into that long-term life plan, then take that as a green light to proceed on the purchase.

While about a third of

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