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SHOcase Home Show & Expo for prospective homebuyers in Fulton County

SHOcase Home Show & Expo for prospective homebuyers in Fulton County

ATLANTA --  The SHOcase is a Special Homeownership Opportunity (SHO) event designed to introduce vendors, resources, and valuable information to qualified homebuyers interested in becoming homeowners. The SHOcase will primarily feature Fulton County Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) homes that are move-in ready and include new home fixtures, appliances, flooring, carpeting, and other desired amenities.  These homes have been fully rehabbed as a result of funding received from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  In addition, HUD-owned properties and newly constructed homes will be included in the event.  

 

Spring Kick Off at English Avenue Urban Garden

Spring Kick Off at English Avenue Urban Garden

ATLANTA - After a successful Fall Harvest of turnips, collard greens, cauliflower, spinach, mustard greens, kale, and artichokes at the English Avenue Urban Community Garden, we are excited to kick off the Spring with a Perennial Planting on Saturday, February 25th.  This will get the outer borders of the Garden lookin' good before we start planting vegetables in the beginning of March.

PERENNIAL PLANTING

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH

11AM-2PM

550 LINDSAY STREET NW

ATLANTA, GA 30314

 

*Gloves and tools will be provided

*Food and water provided

Summer in Georgia & peaches for weeks: What to do with those sweet GA peaches

Summer in Georgia & peaches for weeks: What to do with those sweet GA peaches

Atlanta, GA --  The blog Running With Tweezers has a great article including a variety of great recipes for this year's peaches.  If you have had one of this year's peaches you know they are just delicious!!!  Whether you want to make ice cream, a cake or a cobbler, @RunningWithTweezers.com has the perfect recipe for you.

Around here, we’re really fortunate to have summers full of local peaches. Growing up, they were one of my dad’s favorite foods and they made appearances at our house fairly regularly. Sliced on pound cake or angel food cake, on top of cottage cheese the old school way. In the colder months, he’d even eat canned peaches straight up with a spoon. While I’m not a proponent of the tinned variety, I’m a huge fan of the fresh ones grown here in the South.

Loan Modification Could be Good, but Short Sale is Better says 1 Expert

Atlanta, GA--  As more and more Atlanta homeowners find themselves in financial distress and are forced to make tough decisions regarding their homes and specifically their dropping values and ballooning mortgage payments, we turned to a housing expert to help us navigate this complex situation.

Marian Anthony is a real estate finance expert and author of Short Sale RUSH- A How To Guide for Nonperforming Assets.  According to Marian, a Short Sale is more advantageous than a Loan Modification or a Foreclosure because "the reduced payoff in a short sale releases you from the debt obligation." He states that a foreclosure will ruin the homeowner's credit, and "a loan modification actually builds a debt trap around the borrower, milking them for every last nickel."

With so much information and marketing dollars being spent on homeowners getting into Loan Modification programs which may keep you bogged in debt for years, take Marian's su