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Stonecrest Homes Competing Against Cobb Foreclosures

Cobb County new homesA recent Marietta Daily Journal article focuses on the high foreclosure rate for the Cobb County area. The article said that almost 1,200 homes from Cobb alone would be auctioned off in August, but that many local home builders, such as Stonecrest Homes are still able to compete.

The number of homes being auctioned off in August is the highest for this year, and is over 8 percent more than August 2011. However, only a little over 7,000 homes have been published from foreclosure between February and August of this year, which is a 24.8 percent decrease from this time last year. And, while RealtyTrac reports that foreclosures are down across the nation, Georgia still posts the third highest foreclosure rate in the first half of this year.

However, Jim Chapman of Stonecrest Homes, isn’t too worried about how these foreclosures will affect his home sales for the future.

“Most of these foreclosures are now getting bought up by investor-types who are going to end of renting and then gradually putting them back out on the market as prices firm back up or increase at a later date,” said Vinings-based home builder Jim Chapman.

“You still of course need to be in a good location, building the right things and well-priced,” he said. “If you’re in all those situations you can compete against foreclosures and/or the resale market period.”

Jim along with Charles Heiser run Stonecrest Homes, which builds gorgeous new homes in Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth, Douglas and Hall counties. Visit www.StonecrestHomesGA.com to learn how you can own an affordable home of distinction today!

Originally posted on Atlanta Real Estate Forum, Atlanta's best source for Atlanta new homes news.

Live in the Heart of Roswell at Cochran Farms

Roswell new homesCochran Farms is a wonderful enclave of 15 homesites from Stonecrest Homes in Roswell. Four homes have already sold, which means only 11 amazing opportunities remain!

If you’re looking for the perfect opportunity to move-in before school starts, our Churchill home is just for you. This home will be move-in ready by August 4, and it features five bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths and a basement. This stunning three-sides brick and shake home has a breathtaking two-story foyer and family room. The home also includes a three-car garage, spacious gourmet kitchen, spacious master suite with sitting area and incredible finishes throughout its 3,929 square feet. The home, which is priced at $464,900, is located on a beautiful, level lot perfect for spending time in the backyard.

If you’re not in as much of a hurry, we will soon begin construction on two additional homes. The Keenland home on lot 4 will feature 3,297 square feet with a master on the main as well as three additional bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms, basement and a media room above the family room. An array of exquisite interior finishes complete this gorgeous home priced at $449,900. An additional Churchill, priced at $479,900, on lot 13 will include 4,224 square feet, five bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, basement, coffered family room ceilings and a media room above. Both homes will have three-car garages;  three-sides brick, stone and shake exteriors and gourmet kitchens with hardwoods, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.

Once these two new homes are complete, the builder will only have eight lots left to build on!

The community is located just minutes from downtown Roswell close to shopping, dining, recreation, attractions and more.

Children attend excellent schools including Sweet Apple Elementary, Elkins Pointe Middle and Roswell High.

Call Kristy Corrigan at 770-317-1505 to schedule an appointment today! For more information, visit www.StonecrestHomesGA.com.

Originally posted on Atlanta Real Estate Forum, Atlanta's best source for Atlanta new homes news.

Buy Now at The Village at Sterling on the Lake

Flowery Branch new homesThe time to buy is now! Four inventory homes with buyer incentives are currently available at The Village at Sterling on the Lake from Stonecrest Homes in Flowery Branch.

Homesite 21, priced at $189,900, features a Lancaster home with three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths and 1,900 square feet. This beautiful craftsman home includes a stacked stone exterior with fabulous interior finishes.

The Fairfax on homesite 41 is priced at $169,900. Enjoy ranch living with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a sunroom in 1,301 square feet.

Priced at $179,900, the Richmond on homesite 42 has three bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,328 square feet. This is a single story home with open space, vaulted ceilings, large owner’s suite and more!

Homesite 43 also showcases a Richmond floor plan. This home is priced at $194,900 with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,700 square feet as well as separate dining room, bonus room or bedroom suite upstairs and a layout perfect for entertaining.

Right now buyers can also receive $5,000 in closing costs with use of the builder’s preferred lender and a blinds and refrigerator package!

The Village is located within the master-planned community of Sterling on the Lake. Residents enjoy resort-style living with community amenities including a spacious clubhouse, pools, library, village green, lake and lighted tennis center.

The Flowery Branch location in Hall County is close to Lake Lanier, I-985 and more.

Children will attend Sprout Springs Elementary, C.W. Davis Middle and Flowery Branch High schools.

For more information, visit www.StonecrestHomesGA.com.

Originally posted on Atlanta Real Estate Forum, Atlanta's best source for Atlanta new homes news.

Don’t Miss the Final Smyrna Townhome at Palladian Manor

Smyrna new homesSmyrna buyers, don’t miss out on your final opportunity to own a gorgeous new townhome from Stonecrest Homes at Palladian Manor! Homes in this community have been selling fast, and now only one property remains!

The remaining end unit townhome features a low price of $254,900 with four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. The spacious, open floor plan includes a gourmet kitchen with hardwood flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and bar seating. Additional living spaces include formal dining and living rooms, luxurious master suite and fully furnished terrace level. Right now buyers can also receive an additional $5,000 off of closing costs with the use of preferred REMN lender.

Palladian Manor is located just minutes from downtown Smyrna, Vinings, Downtown Atlanta, Buckhead and Midtown! Residents enjoy being close to Cumberland Mall, Perimeter Mall, additional shopping and dining, area attractions, recreation areas, I-75, I-285 and more. The community’s Cobb County location is truly unbeatable!

Children attend award-winning schools including Nickajack Elementary, Campbell Middle and Campbell High.

Don’t let this final opportunity slip through your hands! For more information, please visit www.StonecrestHomesGA.com.

Originally posted on Atlanta Real Estate Forum, Atlanta's best source for Atlanta new homes news.

 
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