Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,Local Topics,GA http://www.zillow.com/advice/GA/local-topics/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate What is the best 55+ lake community near atlanta? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-best-55-lake-community-near-atlanta/515051/ My daughter just bought a home in Marietta and we want to be close but also be in a lake front property in a &nbsp;55+ community preferably to be able to meet people our age. Any suggestions?<br/><br/>Thanks!<br \><br \>5 replies Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:31:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-best-55-lake-community-near-atlanta/515051/ 2013-10-12T18:31:00Z We were annexed from unincorporated Dekalb County, Ga. into city Chamblee , Ga. on Jan. 1st, 2014. o http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/We-were-annexed-from-unincorporated-Dekalb-County-Ga-into-city-Chamblee-Ga-on-Jan-1st-2014-o/529042/ 0 replies Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:23:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/We-were-annexed-from-unincorporated-Dekalb-County-Ga-into-city-Chamblee-Ga-on-Jan-1st-2014-o/529042/ 2014-02-19T12:23:00Z Why such differences in value per sq ff http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-such-differences-in-value-per-sq-ff/422616/ Why is 2980 Bristol Ln Cumming Ga valued at ~$75 per sq ft and neighbors at ~$100<br \><br \>4 replies Sat, 12 Nov 2011 14:50:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-such-differences-in-value-per-sq-ff/422616/ 2011-11-12T14:50:00Z Wrong School District Listed http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Wrong-School-District-Listed/526054/ Hey Guys, I think 216 Mapmaker, and 213 Redan, Savannah, Georgia are in the Islands High School District.<br \><br \>0 replies Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Wrong-School-District-Listed/526054/ 2014-01-27T13:42:00Z I can't bring up this commercial property to see what the value might be. Can Zillow help? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-can%27t-bring-up-this-commercial-property-to-see-what-the-value-might-be-Can-Zillow-help/525707/ 1 reply Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:56:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-can%27t-bring-up-this-commercial-property-to-see-what-the-value-might-be-Can-Zillow-help/525707/ 2014-01-24T17:56:00Z Comparables for my home http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Comparables-for-my-home/461973/ Iam planning to refi my mortgage. When I tried couple months ago, myhome didnot appraise as much. I would like to try again as the APR's are so low.<br/>Where can I get comparables for my home. Please suggest.<br \><br \>7 replies Sat, 29 Sep 2012 18:20:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Comparables-for-my-home/461973/ 2012-09-29T18:20:00Z The Savannah Market http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/The-Savannah-Market/13658/ This has been a strange year in <a href="http://www.zillow.com">real estate</a> in Savannah. At timimes it has seemed bad and at times good. Overall, Savannah has seemed to have held its own in the national real estate turmoil. What have you found in your business?<br \><br \>1 reply Sun, 02 Dec 2007 14:05:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/The-Savannah-Market/13658/ 2007-12-02T14:05:00Z What does it take to register 1414 Augusta ave house for a historic plaque? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-does-it-take-to-register-1414-Augusta-ave-house-for-a-historic-plaque/496953/ The story is that this house was the first school for blacks in West Savannah neighborhood.The house is located at 1414 Augusta Avenue in West Savannah neighborhood.This house was built in the year 1900.<br \><br \>5 replies Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:38:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-does-it-take-to-register-1414-Augusta-ave-house-for-a-historic-plaque/496953/ 2013-06-13T19:38:00Z House sold for $10?? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/House-sold-for-10/495840/ I noticed that <a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3119-Stratford-Arms-Dr-Chamblee-GA-30341/14567840_zpid/"><em>3119 Stratford Arms Dr, Chamblee</em>, <em>GA 30341</em></a> and another home in the same neighborhood show that they sold for $10.&nbsp; What's up with that?&nbsp; The sale does not show anything unusual (i.e. not sold to a family member.)<br \><br \>2 replies Fri, 07 Jun 2013 03:52:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/House-sold-for-10/495840/ 2013-06-07T03:52:00Z Does a neighborhood swim / tennis enhance property value? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-a-neighborhood-swim-tennis-enhance-property-value/484843/ <p>Does anyone have any evidence or studies that show a neighborhood swim / tennis enhances the property values in a neighborhood?</p><br \><br \>8 replies Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-a-neighborhood-swim-tennis-enhance-property-value/484843/ 2013-03-26T16:42:00Z Big Canoe, GA vs. Saint Simons Island, GA http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Big-Canoe-GA-vs-Saint-Simons-Island-GA/505897/ You can't lose!&nbsp; Both are amazing places to live!&nbsp; Currently, we live in Big Canoe, GA.&nbsp;&nbsp; Why do we&nbsp;love it hear?&nbsp; 4 Seasons.&nbsp; And a much cooler summer- about 8 degrees cooler than Macon (our other home) and a constant breeze at our Mountain elevation.&nbsp; Big Canoe is an active lifestyle community.&nbsp;&nbsp; 27 holes of golf, indoor/outdoor tennis, indoor/outdoor pools, 3 lakes/beach, natural waterslide, over 30 miles of walking trails (many creeks and wonderful waterfalls included).&nbsp; Bocce courts, state of the art gym with racquetball/squash and yoga room.&nbsp;&nbsp; Massage services.&nbsp;&nbsp;Wonderful dining at Black Bear pub at the club overlooking Lake Sconti.&nbsp; Dog Parks (most everyone walks the doggies).&nbsp; I can go on and on...all in a private gated upscale 8000 acres!<br/><br/>Saint Simons of course is comprised of many smaller communites or condo associations varying in quality and costs.&nbsp; On the high end, East Beach or Sea Island (sister) with properties over $1,000,000. Private beaches.&nbsp;&nbsp; On the lower end you have varying qualities of homes scattered (cottages)&nbsp;around better homes. Many bikes paths allow you to pedal your way across the island.&nbsp;&nbsp; Golf carts are now taking over! When we sold about seven years ago, golf carts were not allowed on the streets.&nbsp; You, of course, can go deep sea fishing or kayak&nbsp;the intercoastal waterways to see the abundant&nbsp;water wildlife. However, the water is not clear and blue like the gulf coast some may be put off by the silty water.<br/><br/>&nbsp; Saint Simons is best for relaxation and good eats!<br/><br/>&nbsp; Big Canoe offers so much more by way of LIVING.&nbsp;&nbsp; I would prefer to LIVE in Big Canoe and vacation in Saint Simons.&nbsp; But either way, you should have FUN.<br \><br \>1 reply Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Big-Canoe-GA-vs-Saint-Simons-Island-GA/505897/ 2013-08-08T19:35:00Z Hello , If anybody is Familiar with Georgia; i am trying to be a real estate investor and need some http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Hello-If-anybody-is-Familiar-with-Georgia-i-am-trying-to-be-a-real-estate-investor-and-need-some/510989/ advice; Is it better to start cash purchase for foreclosed homes in Austell, Fairburn or Atlanta area in price range of $20-40K (I can afford full cash PMT in that price range) , Or is it better to use same funds as Equity Contribution into newer homes of value $140K -$200K though have to consider interest PMTs ?. Which is a better idea for quick rental returns and value appreciation over 5yrs for an Investor just starting with Average Credit. Thanks<br \><br \>1 reply Thu, 12 Sep 2013 04:38:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Hello-If-anybody-is-Familiar-with-Georgia-i-am-trying-to-be-a-real-estate-investor-and-need-some/510989/ 2013-09-12T04:38:00Z Should I keep my home? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-I-keep-my-home/507885/ We own a single family 4 bed 21/2 bath Home with no basement.My Home was flooded in the winter of 2010 when we were out of the country.Pipe burst because of the freezing temperatures.Insurance did not cover anything. Except two bed rooms almost everything else was damaged. First fixed the leakage issue ,replaced drywall. we decided to DIY wood flooring and the window thresholds etc and have been doing things slowly. In the mean while I see a black mold formation in the corner of the living room it is circular and about 3 - 4 inches wide,which is scaring me. I don't want to sell the home at a huge loss ..&nbsp;&nbsp;This home was built in 2000.I bought the home in 2008 for $235,000. There are about 3 &nbsp;foreclosures in my subdivision and two other homes for sale. I am wondering whether to keep he home or not. Please advice me. Thanks in advance.<br \><br \>3 replies Wed, 21 Aug 2013 02:46:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-I-keep-my-home/507885/ 2013-08-21T02:46:00Z Is there a location or phone # for the Property Management of Pine Summit Subdivision in 31792? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-location-or-phone-for-the-Property-Management-of-Pine-Summit-Subdivision-in-31792/503579/ 0 replies Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:33:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-location-or-phone-for-the-Property-Management-of-Pine-Summit-Subdivision-in-31792/503579/ 2013-07-25T16:33:00Z How much does it cost to build a 3800 sq ft house in atlanta. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-does-it-cost-to-build-a-3800-sq-ft-house-in-atlanta/496614/ 2 replies Tue, 11 Jun 2013 23:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-does-it-cost-to-build-a-3800-sq-ft-house-in-atlanta/496614/ 2013-06-11T23:16:00Z Brookside neighborhood http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Brookside-neighborhood/496463/ I am considering renting a home in a neighborhood called Brookside near downtown Jefferson. I am looking for opinions about the area from local sources, specifically related to safety and/or crime. I am not from Jefferson or very familiar with the city, so any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!<br \><br \>0 replies Tue, 11 Jun 2013 02:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Brookside-neighborhood/496463/ 2013-06-11T02:16:00Z Where Do you get property information http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Where-Do-you-get-property-information/448733/ I have checked 3 of my homes property value is wrong Bedrooms wrong are you using the balance on the loans for value or are you pricing the 5 br house the same as a 3 br short sale&nbsp;<br \><br \>2 replies Thu, 28 Jun 2012 03:34:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Where-Do-you-get-property-information/448733/ 2012-06-28T03:34:00Z how do I leave a review on a school http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-I-leave-a-review-on-a-school/490566/ 1 reply Thu, 02 May 2013 18:32:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-I-leave-a-review-on-a-school/490566/ 2013-05-02T18:32:00Z Share your thoughts on the Lakeside City Initiative in 30345. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Share-your-thoughts-on-the-Lakeside-City-Initiative-in-30345/484299/ A group of community leaders are investigating incorporation of a municipality incorporating much of 30345 and siginificant protions of contiguous zip codes - to be known as the City of Lakeside. &nbsp;Will this have an effect on your home buying and selling decisions? Please share your views!<br \><br \>2 replies Fri, 22 Mar 2013 22:33:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Share-your-thoughts-on-the-Lakeside-City-Initiative-in-30345/484299/ 2013-03-22T22:33:00Z Lakeside city in dekalb county http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Lakeside-city-in-dekalb-county/478983/ Who is for or against the city of Lakeside being formed? What are your thoughts?<br \><br \>1 reply Sun, 17 Feb 2013 16:36:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Lakeside-city-in-dekalb-county/478983/ 2013-02-17T16:36:00Z