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Our Top 10 Blog Posts From 2009

February 1, 2010

We wanted to share Our 10 Most Popular Blog Posts from 2009 with you, our readers.  Do you recognize any of your favorites?

We know what you liked in 2009, but what would you like to read more about in 2010?  Is it buying, selling, financing, the latest trends in Real Estate, what’s going on around Atlanta, new restaurant openings, celebrity sightings?

Leave us a comment and let us know what you are most interested in learning about.  Also, are you enjoying our videos and polls? Would you like to see more of them and what would you like to see featured?  

We are looking forward to spending a great 2010 with you!

Our Top 10 Blog Posts From 2009

1. Bistro Niko – Opening at Sovereign November 2009

Descante, located at 3650 Tuxedo Road in Buckhead, was the most expensive home sold in Atlanta in 2009.

2. Descante, located at 3650 Tuxedo Road in Buckhead, was the most expensive home sold in Atlanta in 2009.

2. Highest Recorded Sale in Atlanta Residential Real Estate History

3. Which renovation project to choose?

4. Hal Barry and “Deltalina” inaugurate new helipad at W Atlanta Downtown

5. Famous People from Atlanta

6. “Deltalina” inaugurates helipad – see new video

7. A $13.9 million ‘deal of a lifetime’ in N. Fulton

#7, Dean Gardens, A Deal of a Lifetime in North Fulton

#7, Dean Gardens, A Deal of a Lifetime in North Fulton

421 Blackland Road in Tuxedo Park

8. 421 Blackland Road in Tuxedo Park

8. New Buckhead estate slated for completition February 2010: Floor Plans & Updated Photos

9. Featured home: Rossdhu in Buckhead

10. Featured Home ~ Brookhaven French Country Home

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Atlanta homes for sale on iPhones and Blackberry phones

December 10, 2009

Finding homes for sale in Atlanta just got easier. Using the latest mobile phone app from Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, you can search for homes for sale anywhere in Atlanta on a phone that offers wireless internet service or GPS capabilities. 

Mobile Real Estate Application for Smart Phones

Text AFH to 87778 or click here to download the free application to your iPhone or Blackberry (primarily).

This means now you can search from your car, a coffee shop, and even as a passenger while in driving.  Simply download the free application for your iPhone or Blackberry and within a minute or two, a GPS map will show your location and will list all the available homes in that specific area.  As your location changes, so do the available homes.   

You can view multiple pictures, find out prices, square footage, interior and exterior features, number of bedrooms and baths, etc.  You can even press a “Call to See” button and, while you’re being connected with the listing agent, the agent is simultaneously being sent an email with the information about the listing about which you are calling.  All this information is available to you instantly, any time of day, with the touch of a button on your SmartPhone.

Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty has the exclusive offering for this hand-held search for homes for sale in Atlanta.  Primarily designed for Blackberry and iPhones, data is pulled directly from FMLS.  Our downloadable app will find properties using a GPS-enabled phone or via the wireless connection on any phone.

Visit our website at  www.atlantafinehomes.com, and download the mobile real estate application to use this free and valuable service. 

Or you can simply text AFH to 87778 to get started immediately. 

Let us know what you think.  Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty is interested in finding out how you are using this great new service and how it is making your home search easier!     

If you have any questions, please give us a call at 404.835.9600.

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World-class amenities at The Aberdeen in Vinings

November 18, 2009

ATLANTA, GA, November 2009 – From the skyline views, to its exclusive clubroom, The Aberdeen luxury condominiums in Vinings provides its residents and their guests with an abundance of world-class amenities.

The saline sun-shelf lap pool, and a separate whirlpool have breathtaking views of the Atlanta skyline.

Unmatched amenities include a fitness center, a saline sun-shelf lap pool, and a separate whirlpool. The Aberdeen has several unique luxuries for residents. The clubroom houses a full wine cellar with dedicated lockers for each resident. An indoor golf simulator provides the avid golf enthusiast with a quick and convenient trip to the driving range with out leaving home. The most unique of all at The Aberdeen amenities appeals to the golfing type as well.

Kell Martin, Chairman, First Fidelity Mortgage Corporation and Taz Anderson, Chairman and Founder of Taz Anderson Realty Co. take a moment to tee up on the putting green at The Aberdeen.

Just off the clubroom lies a full putting green. Designed after the 18th hole at Augusta National, this putting green gives golf enthusiasts a unique experience right at home.  Architect Todd Stadler helped plan the putting green in order to provide an accurate representation of the uniqueness and challenge that the Master’s golf tournament embodies. Residents are just a few steps away from experiencing a small piece of the world’s most prestigious golf course.

Homes at the Aberdeen start in the $800s to over $2 million, each with a skyline view of Atlanta.    For more information about The Aberdeen, visit AberdeenAtl.com or call 770.435.6428.  Please visit the on site sales center with Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty agents Marcia White and Cindy Allen .
 
The Aberdeen is a Taz Anderson Realty Company development. Taz Anderson Realty Company is a family-run, privately held real estate firm with more than 30 years of experience in mixed-use, residential, and commercial office building development.

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Taking residence in The Aberdeen in November 2009

November 9, 2009
The Aberdeen in Vinings

The Aberdeen in Vinings

ATLANTA, GA, NOVEMBER 2009 – Our first buyers will take residence in November in The Aberdeen luxury condominiums in Vinings.
 
Each home at The Aberdeen is positioned to provide an unobstructed view of the beautiful downtown Atlanta and Buckhead skylines. The building emerges from a lush greenery of trees providing an escape from the hustle and noise of Atlanta traffic.
 
The Aberdeen models are a sophisticated cross between traditional planning and a touch of contemporary design. The floor plans featured as models are the Stirling and Inverness, which can be viewed at AberdeenAtl.com. The artwork featured in the models is featured from local and nationally renowned galleries including Susi Pryer, Anne Irwin, Gallery Tew, and the Lagerquist Gallery. 

Master Bedroom at The Aberdeen

Master Bedroom at The Aberdeen

C. Weaks Interiors, Inc. of Atlanta has provided the interior designs for both models. Weaks is renowned for her Buckhead creations. Each of the models has easy access to the resident fitness center, clubroom, a luxurious swimming pool, a putting green, and pavilion. Above all, each model offers incredible skyline views of the city.
 
The clubroom of The Aberdeen boasts 12′ coffered ceilings, rich wood paneling, and oversized seating, making it an ideal place to meet with friends. Decorated with warm color tones, the clubroom provides a relaxed feeling for all residents and guests. The community wine cellar provides a private storage locker for residents. A catering kitchen with Viking Professional Series appliances provides hosting options for parties. The clubroom features a replica Scottish club perfect for gatherings.
 
For more information about The Aberdeen, visit AberdeenAtl.com or call 770.435.6428.  Please visit the on site sales center with Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty agents Marcia White and Cindy Allen .
 
The Aberdeen is a Taz Anderson Realty Company development. Taz Anderson Realty Company is a family-run, privately held real estate firm with more than 30 years of experience in mixed-use, residential, and commercial office building development.

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Sovereign hosts Neiman Marcus Fall Fashion

October 14, 2009
 
Sovereign Sales Associates Burma Weller and Kevin McBride are surrounded by Sovereign homeowners, Allen and Kay Salikof

Sovereign Sales Associates Burma Weller and Kevin McBride are surrounded by Sovereign homeowners, Allen and Kay Salikof

In October, Sovereign hosted Neiman Marcus’ fall fashion.  The evening event of glamour was enjoyed on the amenity levels of the residential section of the building on the 28th and 29th floors. 

 
Neiman Marcus Models at Sovereign

Neiman Marcus Models at Sovereign

Informal modeling and “light bites” were enjoyed by guests of Neiman Marcus and by the residents of Sovereign.   Cockails were provided by White Birch Vodka.  

Sovereign is located at 3344 Peachtree Road in Atlanta’s prestigious Buckhead area. Homes are offered from $1 million and begin on the building’s 26th story affording penthouse-like views from all residences, and a sky terrace with private residential amenities. The exclusive condominium homes range in size from more than 1,700 square feet to more than 10,000 square feet. Several decorated models are open daily for showings.

For more information about Sovereign, please Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty sales associates Burma Weller or Kevin McBride in the onsite sales center at 404-266-3344 or visit sovereignbuckhead.com.

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3344 Peachtree high-rise, Sovereign, snags top ULI award

October 6, 2009
Sovereign

Sovereign

With luxury condominiums and top-notch office space, the 50-story high-rise at 3344 Peachtree Road has become a landmark in Buckhead since it opened in May of last year.

The 3344 Peachtree/Sovereign project includes 470,000 square feet of class A office space, 21,000 square feet of retail space, and 82 residential condominiums — ranging in price from $1 million to $7 million.

The mixed-use development, with its curved features, is “iconic architecture and brings a new level of sophistication to the city,” said David Allman, Regent Partners LLC chairman and managing member and president of 3344 Peachtree LLC.

Developed by 3344 Peachtree LLC, the project is this year’s recipient of the Urban Land Institute Atlanta District Council’s Project of the Year.

For more information about Sovereign, please call 404-266-3344 or visit www.sovereignbuckhead.com

Please click here for the Atlanta Business Chronicle article on Sovereign being named the top ULI Award for 2009.

Sovereign offers the best Atlanta panoramic skyline views of the North Georgia mountains, Perimeter, Sandy Springs, Kennesaw Mountain, Vinings, Downtown and Stone Mountain.

Visit our decorated models and on-site sales center at Sovereign at 3344 Peachtree Street in Buckhead. Call Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty sales associates Kevin McBride or Burma Weller for a tour at 404.266.3344 or visit our web site www.sovereignbuckhead.com to learn more.

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Featured Home: Lake Lanier Sanctuary

September 24, 2009
1341 Nix Bridge Road

1341 Nix Bridge Road

Imagine entering your own private sanctuary, nearly five wooded acres that instantly give you the feeling that you are far away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Imagine a LakeLanier estate that is just a short drive from downtown and Buckhead, with all the privacy needed for relaxing and the conveniences of modern living.

Kitchen

Kitchen

The home maintains all of its original charm yet has been completed renovated. Upon entering you are swept away by the fine finishes and the warmth of the space. There is ample room for family and friends, yet you still feel like you could curl up and read a good book next to one of the many fireplaces.

Screened Porch

Screened Porch

Throughout the home the ceilings, woodwork and trim is stunning, perhaps the most breathtaking being the kitchen and breakfast area. The coffered ceilings in the kitchen immediately catch your eye. Luxurious appliances, granite countertops, and beautiful fixtures all beckon the culinary within. In the breakfast area the wood detailing is further developed on the angles and ceiling.

 

Pool

Pool

While the home is full of wonderful spaces for entertaining, it is the outdoors that conjure up images of countless hours of fun both day and evening. The opportunities for relaxation here are endless. Sit on the wrap-around porch and watch the sunset. Relax with friends on the fabulous screened porch complete with a fireplace, built in entertainment center, and views of the pool. The piece de le resistance is the amazing fire pit with stadium seating where a large group can enjoy a marshmallow roast, story-telling, fun and fellowship.

Private Dock

Private Dock

Take a short stroll down the path to your very own private dock with a party deck nestled in a quiet cove on deep water.

You could spend an entire weekend outside and never run out of places to be and things to do!

The six bedroom, four and half bath estate was designed with the whole family in mind including an in-ground trampoline, playset and lots of places to explore. It also includes a fully finished basement with one of the bedrooms equipped with bunks for 6. A child’s dream!

Need more than five acres? An adjoining 14 acre parcel is also available.

Offered at $1,500,000.

Six bedrooms, four full and one half bath

1341 Nix Bridge Road
Dawson, GA 30534

Please click here to see more about this Lake Lanier Sanctuary.

Rhonda Haran

Rhonda Haran

Rhonda Haran
Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty
404.556.5600
770.442.7300

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