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3028 Big Sky, Alpharetta, GA - Under Contract in 10 Days!!!

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 9:46am. 9 Views, 0 Comments.

Beautiful Haywood Commons Home Runs Off The Market!

A gorgeous 3-bedroom townhome in the prime location of Haywood Commons in Alpharetta, this wonderful home didn't last long on the market.  Upgrades throughout made this home so popular; luxury molding package, a gourmet kitchen with stained cabinets, granite counters, and a huge breakfast bar. Beautiful hardwoods complete the package.

The master bedroom is spacious and includes a sitting area.  The secondary bedrooms are large as well. The best part is that it is move-in ready.  All the work has been done for you.  The TV mounts are staying! The family room with fireplace is already pre-wired for audio and video. 

The exterior is wonderful as well!! From the dining area, you can open french

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Big Creek Greenway Expanding!!!

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 8:44am. 16 Views, 0 Comments.

Construction is underway for Phase 4 of Big Creek Greenway!

The Big Creek Greenway in Cumming is a 12-foot wide concrete and boardwalk path meandering through the deciduous woods along the Big Creek. The greenway offers an ideal setting for walking, jogging, biking and inline skating.  Alpharetta has a portion of the Big Creek Greenway as well, extending from Webb Bridge Road to just south of Mansell Road in Fulton County.  Eventually the two will connect.  For now construction is in the works on Phase 4 and soon to be on Phase 5.   Phase 4, now under construction, will span from Bethelview Road 2.8 miles where it will reach Kelly Mill and Johnson Roads.  Construction began late last year and is expected to take about one year.  Phases 4 and 5 of…

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5640 Crestwick Way, Cumming, GA - Just Listed With The Sherry And Maria Team - And Already Under Contract

Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 8:21am. 17 Views, 0 Comments.

Beautiful 3 Bedroom 2 1/2 Bath Home in Stonehaven Point Subdivision - SOLD!!!

When a home is this beautiful, we know it's not going to last long.  Move in perfect, with neutral colors throughout this home was ready for a new family.  

A great find in Cumming/Forsyth! Close to shopping, dining, and great schools.  This spacious 3 bedroom home has hardwoods, a spacious family room, separate dining room, an upstairs loft, and a private backyard! 

The large family room has a gas fireplace and new carpeting.  There are hardwoods in the kitchen, foyer and separate dining room.

Just outside the yard is a beautiful greenspace.  What a beautiful place to spend a relaxing evening. Just bring the kids and start enjoying this home right away.

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5606 Lancashire Lane, Cumming, GA - A Beautiful 7 Bedroom Home Just Listed With Sherry And Maria Team

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 8:53am. 16 Views, 0 Comments.

7 Bedroom 4 Bath Home For Sale In Windermere Subdivision

If you need room to roam, this is the home for you! 7 comfortable bedrooms - and that doesn't even include the huge basement that is ready to be finished.  A third-story retreat has 2 bedrooms, a full bath, and a loft area making it a great teen suite!   The Second level of the home has 4 bedrooms, including the master.  A guest suite on the main level is the seventh bedroom making this floorplan perfect for housing lots of people without having anyone crowded.   In addition to many bedrooms, there is also lots of living area.  Both the family room and living room are well sized and the dining room can seat a large crowd as well. Directly off the kitchen, the family room has 12-foot…

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3119 Neal Court, Cumming, GA - Beautiful Townhome in Windermere Just Listed!

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 10:15am. 12 Views, 0 Comments.

3119 Neal Ct In Windermere Subdivision Of Cumming Georgia Now Listed With The Sherry And Maria Team

Beautiful Executive 3 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath Townhome in Windermere Now Available for $334,900. Upgrades Galore!
3119 Neal Court 3119 Neal Court PRLog (Press Release) - Apr. 15, 2014 - CUMMING, Ga. -- A Hedgewood, Earthcraft built executive townhome in the gated community section of Windermere Subdivision has just been listed with the Sherry and Maria Team.  Enjoy Windermere's swim, tennis, and golf - and if that's not enough exercise for you, Atlanta Fitness is right across the street.

This home is beautiful! There are hardwood floors throughout the main level.  The upgrades continue throughout the home with granite counters in the kitchen,…

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It's A Seller's Market - So Sell By Owner...Or Should You???

Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 9:02am. 30 Views, 0 Comments.

Is it really a savings to sell your home yourself?


Prices have increased about 10% in our area since last year and inventory is still low so you may be thinking, “I’ll sell this house myself!” On the surface, that sounds like a great idea, but is it? I’m not saying you can’t sell the house yourself because you may be able to. If it’s a great house and location you may be able to find a buyer with just a sign and some luck. The question isn’t can you find a buyer, but will you make more in the long run when you sell by owner? That’s why you want to do it on your own right? To save money. Why else would you endure the extra stress?


First, let’s think about the mentality of your buyer. He/She knows you are selling by yourself to avoid fees,

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Selecting A Buyer's Agent - Cumming GA Homes

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 9:54am. 36 Views, 0 Comments.

Don't go home shopping without a buyer's agent!  Here are some tips on finding the best!

We have previously talked about the importance of having a buyer's agent.  The listing agent on a house you are thinking of purchasing is not working for you - they are working for their client, the seller.  And as such, they do not have you, the buyer's, interest in mind.  They are legally obligated to work for their client.  That is the main reason why you need a buyer's agent when purchasing a home: to have YOUR best interest in mind.  

So how do you find one; what exactly are you looking for in a buyer's agent?  The first thing you must have is TRUST.  Just like a doctor or a mechanic you need to trust that what they are telling you is the truth.  The Sherry

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Under Contract In Under A Week!

Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 8:21am. 27 Views, 0 Comments.

5975 Bentley Way in Cumming, Georgia was sold in days!

When a home is this beautiful, it practically runs off the market!  The house looks like it is brand new. With new carpets, new hardwoods in the kitchen and freshly painted walls, all you need to do is bring the family and move on in.  It has one of the best backyards in Stonehaven Point, fenced with a beautiful patio and arbor.  The neighborhood is located near Georgia 400 in CummingRandomand is not far from The Collections of Forsyth.

3 large bedrooms upstairs plus a loft and an open floorplan make this home great for entertaining and great for living! The separate dining room is perfect for Sunday dinners.  The neighborhood has wondereful amenities including street lights, a club house, lighted

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Time For Spring Gardening

Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 7:43am. 25 Views, 0 Comments.

Spring has arrived in Cumming, Georgia.  Cool mornings, warm afternoons, and everything is covered in pollen.  Time to break out the tissues and the gardening tools!  If you planned ahead and planted bulbs last fall, your garden is now bursting with color.  If you didn't, it is not too late to add some seasonal color.

Searching pinterest for ideas I came across "five weird and wacky gardening tips that work"! Here you go..

1. Use rusty nails for iron. Plants like azaleas, holly, and rhododendrons love iron.  If you keep a can of nails soaking in rain water, all you need to do is dump the rusty nail water on your plant as a fertilizer.  Then fill the can back up with water for next time.

2. Till in the moonlight. Yes, it's cooler. But this really

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Cumming GA New Costco Grand Opening scheduled for August 2014

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 7:22am. 341 Views, 0 Comments.

Yes, it's true - the new Costco in Cumming, GA will be opening August 2014.

Address to the Cumming, GA Costco location is 1211 Bald Ridge Marina Road, Cumming, GA 30041.

We previously provided information regarding a new Costco to be built in the Cumming GA, Forsyth County area.  You can find that article here.  Now that past blog is about to become a reality with the grand opening of the new Cumming GA Costco scheduled for sometime in August, 2014.

Being a loyal Costco customer, I'm anxiously awaiting the grand opening in Forsyth County.  I've made so many recommendations to friends and clients to shop at Costco that I've often been teased about being an outside sales rep for them.  I'm not - just a very satisfied and loyal Costco customer. 

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