Embrace Our Greenspace Race

Embrace Our Green Space RaceThe Embrace Our Green Space Race is on Saturday, March 23, 2013.  The event takes place at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church located at 1722 Oak Grove Road in Decatur.  Festivities begin at 9:00 am, and the races start at 10:00 am.

This non-competitive family oriented race is fun for all ages!  There are several events for all types of levels and skills.  There is a 2k fun walk/run, a 5k walk/run, a 10k run, a 10k race for skaters, and 15k bike race.  The event is not timed, but is it a great way to meet other members of the community, burn a few calories, and raise money for a good cause.

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Support local farmers, shop Farmers Markets!

Most of the local farmers markets in the Atlanta area are now open or are opening soon. Support local farmers by visiting area farmers markets. Below is a list of farmers markets in the Atlanta Metro area. Click on the individual links to find location address and Continue reading “Support local farmers, shop Farmers Markets!” »

Decatur Old House Fair 2012

If you love historic homes, don’t miss the 4th annual Decatur Old House Fair on Saturday, February 18th. The event will be held at Courtyard by Marriott, Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory & Conference Center located at 130 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, GA from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m and is hosted by The City of Decatur, the Georgia Historic Preservation Society and the DeKalb History Center.

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Oak Grove in Decatur

Oak Grove is located in Decatur, GA 30345, close to Clairemont Avenue between Lavista Road and Briarcliff Road. With excellent schools, mature landscaping and large 1/2 acre+ lots, many older homes in this area have renovated, others have been torn down to make room for larger new construction homes.

The Oak Grove area includes many popular neighborhoods including Leafmore, Diamond Head, Echo Lake, Meadowcliff, Oak Grove Estates, Oak Grove Preserve, Valhalla and many more. Fred Milani built many of the new construction homes in the Oak Grove area.

Search for all Oak Grove area homes for sale:

$250 – $500,000 | $500-$750,000 | $750-$1 Million | $1 Million +

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Finally! Help with Atlanta Property Tax Appeals

Campbell & Brannon, LLC, a successful Atlanta real estate closing firm, has a service for Atlanta home owners, Campbell & Brannon Tax Services, LLC. This division of Campbell & Brannon will handle the property tax appeal from start to finish including consultation, gathering appeal data, filing the appeal, appearing before the Board of Equalization, Arbitration Panel and/or Supreme Court. Campbell & Brannon Tax Services can assist homeowners in DeKalb County, Fulton County, Cobb County, City of Atlanta, City of Decatur as well as other cities and counties in the Metro Atlanta area. Continue reading “Finally! Help with Atlanta Property Tax Appeals” »

Decatur, Druid Hills & Oak Grove Real Estate Report 2010

Decatur Home Sales $1 million and higher:
2009 – 5 homes sold
Average list price $1,319,740
Average sales price $1,045,500
Average days on market – 106

2010 – 2 home sold
Average list price $1,449,900
Average sale price $1,285,000
Average days on market – 83

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