Featured Home: Private Royal Chateau in Buckhead (PREVIOUSLY LISTED)

The exceptional never settle. The discerning never compromise. Both would feel quite at home in this dramatic Yong Pak/Susan Lapelle collaboration built by Carden-Stapleton Homes on a private cul de sac in Atlanta’s premier area of Buckhead. The impressive architectural façade includes details like Indiana limestone, turrets, arched motor entrance and exquisite landscaping reminiscent of French royalty’s provincial escapes. Guests are greeted by a breathtaking entry, antique beams and wide plank floors. They can comfortably relax and wait for you at one of four fireplaces in the great room, keeping room, living room or bonus room or be entertained by a bit of cinema in your high-tech media room. Ample private spaces include 6 bedrooms and 7 full baths with […]

Appraisal guidelines changing

The mortgage industry is changing appraisal guidelines. Loan officers will no longer be able to choose the appraiser to appraise your home after April 30, 2009. Because real estate appraising is not an exact science, the change in guidelines may affect the value expectations of your home.   If you are planning to refinance soon, you may want to consider starting the process before these guidelines change on April 30, 2009.

Featured Home: Brookhaven Home with Classic Finishes (PREVIOUSLY LISTED)

Immediately feel at ease as you step inside this warm and comforting Brookhaven home at 760 Registry Lane in Sandy Springs. Referred to as “The Registry House” this historic beauty designed by Tucker & Howell, built by T.C. Wesley & Sons and originally sat on 20 plus acres of land. It now boasts 1.3 acres and a charming 2 bedroom carriage house perfect for guests or a fabulous pool house! Detailed moldings and rich paneling juxtapose the cheery sunlight that streams through the home allowing the luxurious wooden accents to display their warm colors. You’ll marvel at the great room’s 12 foot barrel vaulted ceiling and be charmed by specialty nooks perfect for artwork. Built in 1930, the home’s design proves that great attention was […]

Featured Home: Renovated Home in Atlanta’s Chastain Park (PREVIOUSLY LISTED)

A short walk from Chastain Park, this 6 bedroom, five and a half bath traditional is nestled into a wonderful cul-de-sac.  A warm Study and spacious Dining Room overlook the front drive and feature the same mahogany-stained hardwoods found throughout the main floor. The incredible Gourmet Kitchen is large enough to accommodate a crowd and will impress the most finicky chef.  A large center island topped with granite counters and a prep sink is as functional as it is beautiful.  A cozy breakfast area well-situated by a front window, a wet bar with ice-maker and wine cooler, and a convenient desk with closed cabinet storage all help to make the kitchen the heart of this home. The Living Room features […]

Ode to the Short Sale

We find ourselves repeating daily that we are neither attorneys nor accountants. This is usually part of conversation with somebody who has too much debt. Going late will hurt your credit, savings, etc. However, many people are in or near default. When people cannot sell their house for as much as they owe, the short sale often becomes the best way out. Heery Brothers has completed multiple short sales for buyers and sellers.