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…)
The Big Creek Greenway that runs throughout Alpharetta and Roswell is about to be expanded! The 12-foot-wide, 6.8 mile path is great for exercising of all kinds or just for a chance to take a relaxing walk. With a plan in place to extend the path almost 8 more miles, having this beautiful outdoor area near your home is great for any new homeowner who likes to get outside and stay in shape! Peachtree Residential has homes available right near by in The Villages of Liberty! Located just minutes from the Big Creek Greenway, the new luxury homes being built in Liberty start from the $300’s with a location that can’t be beat! Contact us online, on the phone or walk into model home to get a chance to find or build your new home in the Villages of Liberty today!
Us home sales are up 12% from last year and home prices are up 6% from last year! You might want to buy before it’s too late and prices have gone back up… Inventory homes are selling fast and running out in Peachtree Residential neighborhoods, but more homes are underway! Rates are incredibly low, so now is the best time to buy! Visit the website and let us know how we can help at Peachtree Residential!
Speaking of home sales….Another home sold at Liberty, one of Peachtree Residential’s neighborhoods in Cumming! All inventory homes and the model have sold, but we are currently building more homes! We have started 6 homes in the last 6 weeks and are going strong! Come see our newest plans: The Lincoln and The Harvard. Our 3 car garage plans are still priced from the $200′! Buy in the early stages and be able to choose flooring, cabinets, counter finishes, plumbing and light fixtures to customize your home.
The final inventory home sold in Tavistock, a gated neighborhood in Johns Creek. Two new homes are underway so you can still live in Johns Creek. Johns Creek is ranked second in Georgia in A Quality Of Life Study- A Great Place To Live & Go To School!
Peachtree Residential Properties announces the sale of the Model Home at Liberty in Cumming. This home has launched the design ideas for so many new homes in Liberty. During it’s time as the model it has been the dream of so many to own it and now it can be yours for $284,900. This home will continue to be the envy of the neighborhood; the only difference is you will be the one receiving all the compliments. Hurry in today and don’t miss this great opportunity. Check it out at www.peachtreeres.com. Or call Carla Ruff at 770-888-8642.
South Forsyth´s distinctively upscale community includes an incredibly convenient location to The Avenues at South Forsyth, shopping off of Market Place Blvd. in Cumming Town Center, The ICE rink, and has world class amenities offering a fabulous community clubhouse, Jr. Olympic swimming pool with zero entry water feature, four lighted tennis courts, fitness center overlooking the pool, playground for the young ones, and acres of open greenspace.
The Villages of Liberty and Peachtree Residential Properties would like to congratulate and recognize each of our schools for making a difference! We are so lucky to have our children be a part of schools with mission statements like “WHATEVER IT TAKES TO TEACH, INSPIRE AND MOTIVATE” by Otwell Middle School and schools like Forsyth Central High that have been in our children’s lives since 1955. We can’t forget the school where it all begins, only having just begun Whitlow Elementary has over a 91% meets or exceeds score in all areas of the 2011 CRCT’s according to School Digger. Thanks to all three for serving our community and helping us educate and create great kids!
Liberty is an established new home community with world class amenities in an incredibly convenient location in South Forsyth. Liberty by Peachtree Residential Properties in Cumming is offering a beautiful new home with a basement for only $299,900 for the month of August. The upscale club community has an incredibly convenient location, excellent schools and world class amenities offering a fabulous community clubhouse, Jr. Olympic swimming pool with zero entry water feature, four lighted tennis courts, fitness center overlooking the pool, playground for the young one and acres of open green space.
Homesite 45 features the popular Westminster plan with a basement for only $299,900. The new home also includes a guest bedroom on the main level, a large kitchen open to the family room, a huge owner’s suite, a daylight basement ready for you to finish off and on a heavily wooded homesite with a very private backyard!
Other new homes in Cumming and presale opportunities are available in Liberty with special savings for the month of August which include: the choice to select: $10,000 in designer options at Peachtree Design Center or a free finished basement on presales and select inventory homes! Inventory homes are READY for your family to move in at Liberty! See sales agent for details.
Also receive $3,000 towards closing costs if you choose to use Peachtree Residential Properties preferred lender for your financing on most homes! See Bob for details or more information on Liberty and the specials for the month of August. Contact Bob at 770-888-8642 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peachtree Residential has been building for 23 years and is currently building over 25 homes in 15 communities. As part of Peachtree Residential’s celebration we are offering an incredible special for the month of March.
For the month of March, Peachtree Residential Properties is offering a FREE FINISHED BASEMENT on the first two sales of our showcase single family homes or presales in each of our luxury communities. Peachtree Residential is also offering $3,000 in closing costs at our preferred lender! The FREE FINSHED BASEMENT includes a finished rec room and full bath! Peachtree Residential builds in highly sought after areas throughout North Atlanta. The Forsyth County communities include: Lake Forest, Liberty, Provence, St. Michaels Bay, Windermere and Westbrook. The Gwinnett County communities include Tillman Hall located in Peachtree Corners and Trilogy Park. The Hampshire, Windfaire and Tavistock are located in North Fulton and Sterling on the Lake in Hall County . See agent for details to preview our showcase homes or learn about our pre-sale opportunities.