Forsyth Offers Big Tax Breaks For Seniors
If 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…)
Springtime Fun in Georgia
Spring is the perfect time to be outside in Georgia. If you are a homeowner then you can work in your yard or plant flowers to enjoy! Peachtree Residential has several move-in ready homes for spring! Two new home neighborhoods in Peachtree Corners include yard maintenance for the easy lock and leave lifestyle if you prefer to have extra time. Visit https://www.peachtreeresidential.com/to learn more about those neighborhoods. Less work for you and more time for fun! Arbor-nomics suggests fun things to do in Georgia in the spring.
- Celebrate at an outdoor festival like the Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival or the Macon Cherry Blossom Festival.
- Pick your own fruit or veggies at a nearby pick-your-own farm.
- Hike, walk, or paddle in one of Georgia’s beautiful state parks.
- Stone Mountain-climb, hike, enjoy festivities there.
- Cheer for the home team at a Braves baseball game.
- Dine outside on a patio or deck of your favorite restaurant, at a picnic at Piedmont Park, or even in your own yard.
- Go to the lake: Lanier, Oconee, Sinclair, or Hartwell.
- Tube down the Chattahoochee.
- Enjoy the spectacle of colors as azaleas, wisteria, dogwoods and other trees and flowers bloom.
- Plant something and watch it grow
Now Hiring Senior Procurement Agent
Senior Procurement Agent
We seeking an individual with 5-10 years experience in residential estimating and purchasing. College education desired. Computer skills a must. Job duties include estimating new plans, working with vendors and contractors, input and research into new products, work with architects, review invoices, prepare special pricing requests, work with the management team.
We are a 29 year old locally owned homebuilding company specializing in move up housing in North Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina. We are building homes ranging from $400’s to $1mm. We build our own plans but make some changes for our customers. We are very oriented towards customer service. We value our employees and have a terrific culture and work environment. Most of our employees have worked for 10-20 years.
Come be a part of our team. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Real Estate Agent Raves About Peachtree Residential
Allison Kloster, Associate Broker with Harry Norman Realtors is a fan of Peachtree Residential! She recently had a customer close on another Peachtree Residential new home. She passed along this message to our team: I want to take a minute to THANK you and your team for all you do to make each and every transaction a joy. I deal with a lot of different builders and I continue to come back to Peachtree because you all make me look GREAT in front of my clients. My client’s happiness and satisfaction is the whole reason I do my job and without the other side being as supportive, helpful and goal oriented I can’t reach my goal of having happy clients. The product you all build is something I can continue to stand by and ENJOY selling. I love what you all do and how you deliver it. It is such a pleasure selling another Peachtree home. Thank you.
Chesapeake Pointe Final New Homes
Three homes are under contract, two are move-in ready for sale and six homesites remain as presales. This highly sought after neighborhood on Lake Norman will be sold out soon! Stop by to visit the new model home which is for sale as well. Peachtree Residential is offering $20,000 Flex Cash on Inventory Homesites: #13 & 14. Peachtree Residential is also offering $3,000 towards closing costs if you choose to use one of Peachtree’s preferred lenders for your financing.
Chesapeake Pointe is located on the north side of Lake Norman in Charlotte, North Carolina. Oversized wooded homesites promise to be the ideal family community. A host of amenities include a neighborhood clubhouse with outdoor swimming pool and kids’ playground, providing a central gathering place for families and children of all ages.
Now Hiring….Builder in Atlanta & Charlotte
Peachtree Residential, one of Atlanta’s and Charlotte’s premier home builders since 1988, is seeking a Project Manager/Builder for new home communities in Atlanta & Charlotte. Visit www.peachtreeresidential.com for company information. Please email email@example.com with resume.
- Project Manager/Builder for local homebuilding company
- Minimum experience 5 years in supervisory position in homebuilding industry
- College degree preferable & computer skills necessary
- We do drug testing and background checks
- North Atlanta and Charlotte subdivisions
- Salary , customer Care–profit bonuses and truck allowance
- High customer service skills a must
- Potential multiple subdivision responsibility
Final Phase at Chesapeake Pointe!
Limited opportunities remain in this beautiful community with majestic home designs set on over-sized wooded homesites. Priced from the $500s, we are currently offering $10,000 in flex cash on select homes. A host of amenities include a neighborhood clubhouse with outdoor swimming pool and kids’ playground, providing a central gathering place for families and children of all ages.
Located just off of I-77 and Brawley School Road, enjoy easy access to a Lake Norman lifestyle as active as you can imagine, or as peaceful as you can dream. With several public boat launches nearby, boating, fishing, sailing, kayaking and water skiing are just a few of the water sports you can enjoy on Lake Norman – the largest man-made lake in the state with 520 miles of shoreline. Landlubbers certainly won’t feel left out with the picturesque hiking trails, campgrounds, beaches and picnic areas found in the scenic Lake Norman State Park, which itself contains 13 miles of the lake’s shoreline in addition to its own 33-acre lake.
Full-service shopping centers are also located nearby, including Winslow Bay Commons on Hwy. 150 in Mooresville; Birkdale Village off of Hwy. 73 in Huntersville; Northlake Mall just off of I-77 in North Charlotte; and Concord Mills just off of I-85 in North Charlotte. These centers provide a variety of shopping and dining options, and combined with the entertainment venues, cultural opportunities and professional sporting events of Charlotte, provide an endless array of activities for the entire family. Children of Chesapeake Pointe will attend the award-winning schools of the Iredell-Statesville school system.
Contact Margaret Farmer at 704-437-4152 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info our stop by our decorated model located at 297 Cove Creek Loop Mooresville, NC 28117.
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Last Chance at Anniston
Only 1 home remains in the popular Anniston community near historic Davidson, North Carolina. Ready for immediate move in, this 4 bedroom, 3 full & 1 half bath home will not last long! Picturesque community on a gorgeous home site with unlimited potential for backyard entertaining. Practical & elegant. Many upgrades and sought after features throughout. Enjoy beautiful tree-lined streets & large, wooded homesites, with a park/playground, and top public schools.
Take a peek and let us know what you think…
Ready for the Holidays at McLean
Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our Holiday Open House at McLean last weekend. Christmas cookies, good company and beautiful homes were the theme of the day at our information center in the historic McLean House at 176 Armstrong Road in Belmont.
Don’t forget to check out nearby Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden this holiday season. The annual Holiday in the Garden runs through January 1st.
The Garden glows with holiday spirit from the twinkling trees to the sparkling fountains and is transformed into a natural winter wonderland filled with unique festive décor including a towering tree of orchids, more than 600,000 lights, and illuminated displays. Holidays at the Garden is a must-see annual tradition. Gather around the crackling fire to warm your hands or roast a marshmallow, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, grab a treat and warm beverage as you tour the glistening displays, visit with Santa, shop for thoughtful holiday gifts in The Garden Store, enjoy holiday music, and so much more.
Peachtree Residential NOW in Tuscan Ridge
Peachtree Residential is excited to announce that we will be building in Tuscan Ridge, a new small and exclusive community in Weddington, NC.
The community features large home sites, brick, stone and stucco exteriors, and gas lanterns. The first homes under construction will feature our St. Michelle and Brunswick home designs.
Located just south of I-485 off Providence Road and Hemby Road, this beautiful community is currently assigned to top rated Union County Schools.
Contact Addie Kehoe for more info at email@example.com or 704-239-0812.