Blueprint for a New American Home

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

The American Home is changing as people are looking to keep building costs down, improve energy efficiency in the home, and most importantly, have as much useful living space in the home as possible. This article in the Wall Street Journal does a great job of highlighting some of the newer trends in home design. For example, formal living […]

Looking for a Fixer Upper in Grant Park?

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

I sure saw one yesterday.  This house is on an awesome street in the heart of Grant Park.  However, due to a collapsing roof, it is not much of a house at this point.  This is a BIG renovation. I took this picture of the bathroom after the contractor noted that he loved the “skylight” […]

Atlanta Real Estate Partner – General Contractor – Round Here Renovations

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Not every house comes 100% move-in ready.  Quite a few home buyers make renovations after purchasing a home and quite a few sellers make improvements before putting their home up for sell.  That’s why having a trusted partner in the construction business is so important.  Round Here Renovations has partnered with us over the last […]

Grant Park Victorian Renovation wins Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine Best Renovation

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Every year, Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine does a Best Before and After Contest for Atlanta Renovations.  We are proud to announce that one of our Partners, Round Here Renovations was selected as the 1st Place winner in the Best Complete House Renovation.  With all the renovation going on in Atlanta, it’s quite an honor for […]

Grant Park Bungalow Renovation – Week 7

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

New Roof! The beautiful blue tarps have been removed, and the house now has a new top. I once purchased a house from a retired Army colonial who loved to tell me that he “just put a new top on her 2 years ago”. Ever since then, I’ve called a new roof a new top! […]

Grant Park Bungalow Renovation – Week 6 – Under Contract!

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

The big news this week is that the home in now under contract! I’ve been helping a couple look for a house in Grant Park, and they haven’t been able to find exactly what they wanted. They saw every home in their price point, but none were the perfect home. Well, they feel like this […]

Grant Park Bungalow Renovation – Week 5

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

This is the 5th week of renovation on Broyles. The home is now completely gutted out and the framework has been configured to the new layout of the house. As you can see in the picture, it is easier to start to envision how the floorplan is going to look.

Grant Park Bungalow Renovation – Week 4

Monday, January 18th, 2010

The rotten subfloor and supports in the back of the house were removed and replaced this week. Looks like one of the strongest construction crews I’ve ever seen!

Grant Park Bungalow Renovation – Week 2

Monday, December 21st, 2009

This week was clean out week! The house has finally been cleaned out, and it took seven dumpsters. Check out the picture below of ONLY two of those dumpsters. Now that the house is empty, you can finally see the house and not what was in it. Good news – the original moldings are in […]

Grant Park Bungalow Renovation – Week 1

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

This week, work is going to begin on a pre-1920 bungalow in Grant Park that needs a major overhaul. Over the next few months, we will follow this process. I’ve been in hundreds of “ugly houses”, but I’ve never seen one with more “stuff” in it. We literally had to walk on trash to move […]