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At Hunts Point in McLean, Lake Living Is Only the Beginning

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Peachtree Residential invites homebuyers to live on the shores of Lake Wylie in Hunts Point in McLean, located in Belmont, NC. The new section of the growing community offers 20 new homesites – and 17 of these are on the lake in dockable waters!

Hunts Point in McLean offers lakeside lifestyle that’s as hard to find as it is to beat. Harbortowne Marina is now open next door, providing dry storage and wet slips. For homeowners who prefer to let someone else handle boat maintenance, the marina offers rentals, too. With the convenient location, it’s easy to have a pontoon boat over to a new Hunts Point home in a matter of minutes!

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Additional Homes Available in Summit at River Run

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Mecklenburg County new homebuyers have five more opportunities to buy a single-family home in Summit at River Run, an intimate enclave with an elite address next to the River Run Country Club in Davidson. Peachtree Residential has begun construction on two more single-family homes, and there’s still plenty of time for buyers to personalize spaces with their own selections. Three more sites are available for presales. The remaining single-family homes are priced from the $500,000s.  Additionally, there are four townhomes underway in this community as well. They are priced from the mid $500,000s. (more…)

Garden Park Model Home Gets It All Out in the Open

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When it comes to living your best life in a Forsyth County new home, Peachtree Residential is laying your options all out in the open with our new model home in Garden Park.

In fact, our Chatsworth model displays the best of open plan living. High, coffered ceilings connect the fireside great room, spacious eating area and island kitchen, creating an extravagant open area for everyday life. To make life feel even larger, the space spills into the outdoors and opens onto a covered porch with ample space for additional seating, dining and entertaining. (more…)

Craftsman Trim Package Showcases Popular Style

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At Peachtree Residential, our buyers fall in love with our Craftsman-style exteriors, where large, covered porches; gabled roofs; and distinctive, tapered square columns rule the day.

So, what happens when buyers finish their interiors? Our professional designers in the Peachtree Residential Design Center heard our homebuyers requesting Craftsman style finishes inside, too. So now, we are pleased to introduce a new Craftsman interior trim package that comes standard in many of our homes.

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Exterior Home Trends: Black and White and Seen All Over

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Peachtree Residential recently caught up with Tracey Smith, owner of Rachel Remington Design and frequent consultant on our award-winning homes. We talked with Tracey about the shifts she’s currently seeing in exterior home design. (more…)

Homes with Covered Porches Open a Whole New World

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Let’s get a few things out in the open.

Outdoor living spaces often feel like an afterthought.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

When homebuyers choose Peachtree Residential, they know they’ll get an interior space that’s designed to maximize their lifestyle. Our homes start with beyond-the-normal standard features, selected by our team based on years of experience and buyer feedback.  From there, our buyers finish their homes with personalized selections, chosen with the help of professional designers in the Peachtree Residential Design Studio. (more…)

Act Now to Get the Home You Want in Blackwood Knoll

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Opportunities are dwindling to snag a new Mecklenburg home in Blackwood Knoll, an intimate community of just 22 homes in the desirable Huntersville area. Situated on 37 acres with 20 acres reserved for greenspace, the community has plenty of room for right-sized homesites while still leaving plenty of space to walk along tree-lined streets or to play and relax on the Great Lawn.

Several homes in Blackwood Knoll are available for presales, where you can work with our builders to tailor the floorplan and elevation that works best for you. If you’re looking to move in faster (and are hoping to make fewer decisions), we have some homes that are closer to completion, with enough time remaining to make designer selections so the home you choose will reflect your preferences. (more…)

Forsyth Offers Big Tax Breaks For Seniors

Liberty New HomeIf you are moving from another state to metro Atlanta or perhaps are even a local resident entering your 60s, you will want to consider the property tax exemptions offered to seniors in Forsyth county.

With a wide variety of retirement communities for practically any budget and lifestyle, Georgia is becoming one of the most popular retirement destinations!   The cost of living is lower than the national average. The overall cost of living index in Georgia was 93.4  compared to the national average of 100. In terms of the overall state and local tax burden, the Tax Foundation ranked Georgia 32nd among the 50 states in 2012. Georgia state income tax The Georgia state income tax rate is 1% on the first $750 of taxable income, up to a maximum rate of 6% on taxable income over $7,000 for single taxpayers and over $10,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly. The standard deduction is $2,300 for single taxpayers and $3,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly. If you are over 65 you can claim an additional $1,300 deduction. The personal exemption is $2,700 each for the taxpayer and spouse and $3,000 for dependents. Social security benefits are exempt from the Georgia state income tax. If you are 62 or older, or if you are totally disabled regardless of your age, you can qualify for a $35,000 exclusion of retirement income. You and your spouse must qualify separately, and you could qualify for a total exemption of up to $70,000. (more…)

Garden Park Answers Homebuyer Demands for More in Forsyth

Peachtree Residential has heard Forsyth County homebuyers asking for more intimate neighborhoods located in more accessible locations with stronger schools. With Garden Park in West Forsyth, we deliver.

With just 28 homes, Garden Park is a small cul-de-sac community. Flat terrain, sidewalks and an open space with creek create a walkable environment. Gated access maintains the neighborhood’s privacy.

And while the community feels like its own isolated enclave, its location off West Forsyth’s Aaron Sosebee Road gives families easy access to work, school, shopping and fun. It’s easy to reach local shopping and dining in Halcyon or The Collection in Forsyth via Bethelview Road. Another popular destination is the historic district, accessible from nearby Kelly Mill Road, which runs straight through downtown Cumming. Highway 20, Highway 141, and GA 400 are within easy reach, too. (more…)

Homebuyers Rave About Their New Home, Personalized Service

Tiburon Plan front elevation of home. Peachtree Residential offers personalized service when building homes.

As the “Builder Who Listens,” we speak with our homebuyers at every stage of the home buying and homebuilding process, including after the sale. Consistent two-way communication ensures our homeowners receive personalized service and have the best possible experience before and after they move into their homes.

Recently, we spoke with new homeowners Dale and Diane, who purchased a home in the St Michaels Bay community in Forsyth County. They worked with us as we built the home from the ground up – choosing their site and floorplan; making modifications; and working with the Peachtree Residential Design Center to make their final selections. Starting from the beginning is a longer process and requires more homeowner involvement, but Don says that it was “well worth it.” Read on to find out about their experience with our personalized service.

See what else Don had to say about building a home with Peachtree Residential.

PTR: Why did you choose Peachtree Residential as your builder?

D: We loved what the St Michaels Bay development had to offer. Further, we were impressed with Sales Manager Don Lee’s building knowledge and ability to listen to our wants and needs. He pulled together our ideas and offer suggestions to make our home even better.

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