- Over the past few years have you wished you could take advantage of the low interest rates to make a move to a larger home for an ever growing family?
- Have you wanted to downsize since the kids have been gone for a few years but you have not been able to sell since you have been upside down with your mortgage?
- Have you been afraid to put your house up for sale because you have heard it's a buyer's market and houses just "sit" there?
From 2008-2011, Alpharetta and Johns Creek Georgia experienced an upsurge in power for real estate buyers. Sellers found themselves with little power to negotiate and foreclosures were not uncommon. About a year ago, in March of 2012, that market environment slowly started to change. It began in the lower price ranges and was most notable in the foreclosure market. Real estate investors started making multiple offers on properties priced at or below value to take advantage of the housing slump and the excellent interest rates.Now, a year later, the occurrence of multiple offers on houses has blanketed the area. If you were waiting to sell, concerned about the equity situation on your home, or if you were discouraged with the reduced number of buyers…
Until recently, it was difficult to determine how many seniors applied for and completed their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Since this is an important step for many college-bound seniors, having access to the data can reflect the number of graduates who apply for college.
If you would like to learn more about how many students in the Alpharetta High School, Roswell High School, and other North Fulton County high schools have completed their FAFSA forms, you can find this information by going to the Department of Education's FAFSA Completion Website and downloading the spreadsheet for Georgia.
The figures are updated every two weeks.
Please note: Since the schoolnames are reported by the students, there are some…
If you are preparing to put your house on the market these days, you can't afford to overlook the details. The market is flooded with options for any qualified buyer -- you need to ensure that YOUR house is the most attractive option at the best possible price. Your Real Estate Agent will assist you with pricing. Only he/she knows the pricing criteria for houses similar to yours, in your area, that are receiving bids.As far as the other things you can do, decluttering and ororganizing always improves home sales. Once that's complete, you will need to get down to the nitty-gritty of ensuring the best possible first impression.
Clean, Clean, Clean... then Clean Some MoreCleaning is one of those things that you don't notice if it's done, but you…
Exteriors: First ImpressionsMake sure that the first glimpse of your house is a flattering one. From the street to the threshold, everything needs to be properly maintained. While the yards of other "for sale" homes might look o.k., yours should look perfect. If you don't have the time or energy to do these tasks yourself, hire in a lawn…
2009-10 School Year Fulton County Georgia First Semester
- Aug. 10 - First Day of School
- Sept. 7 - Labor Day Holiday
- Sept. 16 - Early Release (Half Day for Students)
- Oct. 9 - Student Holiday (Teacher Workday)
- Oct. 14 - Early Release (Half Day for Students)
- Nov. 18 - Early Release (Half Day for Students)
- Nov. 25-27 - Thanksgiving Holidays
- Dec. 18 - End of First Semester
- Jan. 5 - First Day of Second Semester
- Jan. 18 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
- Feb. 12 - School Closed (Student/Teacher Holiday)
- Feb. 15 - Presidents Day Holiday
- Feb. 24 - Early Release (Half Day for Students)
- March 12 - Student Holiday (Teacher Workday)
- Teacher Workday (students off)
- March 24 - Early Release (Half
- Elyse Halverson Arnett at Barnwell Elementary School
- Ronald “Tracy” Trussell at Birmingham Falls Elementary School
- George Freiberger at Crabapple Crossing Elementary School
- Matt Rogers at Creek View Elementary School
- Buck Greene at Johns Creek High School
- Pam Spalla at Northview High School