New Construction Underway at Established Buford Community

September 17th, 2014

Meranova at Mill Creek entranceChafin Communities is pleased to announce that it is now offering just 13 exclusive homes in Meranova at Mill Creek, an established community in Buford. The 13 home sites will offer both slab and basement options, as well as locations that back up to a tributary of picturesque Duncan Creek.

Featuring four spacious home plans priced from the mid-$200,000s, these new homes from Chafin Communities will offer a traditional two-story design with exterior designs that will match the homes already within the community. The Darlington, Jameson, Thornhill and Windermere plans will offer spacious, private master suites with tray ceilings, 42-inch flat panel birch kitchen cabinetry, optional bonus rooms and optional covered porches.

In addition to beautiful homes, residents at Meranova at Mill Creek can enjoy a variety of amenities that are already complete. These amenities include a community swimming pool, clubhouse and two lighted tennis courts.

Located off of Spout Springs Road, Meranova at Mill Creek is just minutes away from I-85, Chateau Élan, Reunion Golf Club, Bogan Park, the Mall of Georgia and a variety of other shopping, dining and entertainment options.

The community’s fantastic location also means that it is part of an award-winning Gwinnett County school district. Students residing in Meranova at Mill Creek will attend Duncan Elementary, Frank N. Osborne Middle and Mill Creek High schools.

For more information on the exclusive new home opportunities that are available from Chafin Communities in Meranova at Mill Creek, call agents Belinda at 404-234-3499 or Connie at 770-757-8587. You can also visit for more information.


Willow Leaf by Chafin Communities HAS IT ALL

September 8th, 2014

Willow-Leaf-Blog-9.6It has location: It is easily accessible to I 985, I 85,Winder Highway 211, Braselton Highway 124. The drive to the new hospital is less than ten minutes! It is also located near such entertainment venues as Chateau Elan, Cool Ray Field, Lake Lanier Islands, restaurants, shopping and so much more!

It has class: You can’t ask for a better school district than Gwinnett! The children of Willow Leaf attend the Mill Creek cluster of schools.

It has affordability: Homes as low as $170 and up to the low $200’s. Quality homes at affordable prices! We are happy to have our lenders call you to find out how easy it is to purchase instead of rent.

It has amenities: There is a swimming pool with cabana, a landscaped park with gazebo, overflow parking and of course a basketball court!

It has charm: The existing homeowners take pride in their homes and many are in the process of updating them to more current exterior paint schemes.

It has quality: With Chafin Communities, you know you are getting a quality home at a very reasonable price. With quality products such as Trane air conditioners, delta faucets, and Whirlpool appliances.

It has energy efficiency: Newer homes are built with more energy efficient products to save you more money on your heating and cooling bills. The HERS energy rating program proves this to you.

It has versatility: Chafin Communities is offering 8 different floor plans to suit many particular buyers needs, from all bedrooms up to plans with a guest bedroom on the main that could be used as an office/study or second master. Visit soon to see the beautifully decorated model home!

Call Lori at 404-516-0474 orPam at 678-522-8886 For more information on this Fast Selling Community!


DIY Home Security Guide

September 8th, 2014



With burglaries taking place every 15 seconds, home security is more important than ever. TopTenReviews created a DIY home security guide to help homeowners and renters. The guide is a great resource and covers simple things that anyone can do to protect their homes and themselves.…


Maplecliff Community in Sugar Hill Down to Final 12 Opportunities

September 2nd, 2014


home at MaplecliffBuyers searching for a new home in the northern Gwinnett County have just 12 opportunities remaining from Chafin Communities at Maplecliff! Located in Sugar Hill, this stunning community is currently offering special reduced pricing on the basements included on each of the remaining homes.

At Maplecliff, buyers can select from 12 remaining basement homes that include this extra living space for just $15,000. With a normal cost of around $25,000, buyers are receiving a great deal on the unfinished, full daylight basements that are stubbed for an additional bath. Thanks to these savings, buyers will have additional funds to finish their basement and create a private guest retreat for out-of-town visitors, a man-cave that is the perfect place to relax or a media and play room that will entertain the kids for hours.

Currently, there are two inventory homes under construction, with four more homes scheduled to begin construction soon. In addition, six home sites remain for buyers to build the home plan of their choice on. Priced from the low $200,000s, the homes at Maplecliff offer Craftsman-style exteriors with brick and shake accents.

The spacious, open living floor plans include four or five bedrooms and a variety of stunning interior features, such as formal dining rooms, family rooms with corner fireplaces, hardwood floors and gourmet kitchens with elegant cabinetry and granite countertops.

Located just minutes from Lake Lanier and the Mall of Georgia, residents at Maplecliff will also be conveniently located near I-85 and I-985, multiple county parks, the Buford Comedy House and much more. In addition, the community is part of a sought-after school district that includes Sycamore Elementary, Lanier Middle and Lanier High schools.

For more information on the final opportunities that remain at Maplecliff, contact sales agent Gary Moran by calling 678-283-4957 or visit


Home South Communities Offers Luxury Homes in Sandy Springs and Suwanee

August 27th, 2014


McAllister plan at Nesbit Landing

Home South Communities is currently offering new luxury homes in two of metro Atlanta’s most sought-after areas, Sandy Springs and Suwanee. At Nesbit Landing, buyers will find 12 homes, while Moore Road Estates in Suwanee has just four executive homes.

The stunning homes at Nesbit Landing in Sandy Springs are priced from the mid-$700,000s and include a variety of luxury features. In these homes, buyers will find basements, three-car side-entry garages, covered back porches, loft space and options for outdoor fireplaces, screened porches and home offices. In addition, the kitchens include 42-inch custom cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a tiled backsplash, while heavy trim and a beautiful lighting package can be found throughout the home.

Currently, there are four homes available:

  • McAllister: five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms – $854,329
  • Wilmont: four bedrooms and three bathrooms – $839,853
  • Ashmore: five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms – $790,681
  • Brookwood: five bedrooms and four bathrooms – $786,690

Nesbit Landing’s exceptional location means that residents are located just a short distance from GA 400, Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, a variety of golf courses, Perimeter Mall and much more. In addition, children will receive an excellent education at Dunwoody Springs Elementary, Sandy Springs Middle and North Springs High schools.

Willmont plan at Moore Road Estates

At Moore Road Estates, buyers will find four executive homes in the heart of Suwanee. These spacious floor plans include basements, three-car side-entry garages and extravagant interiors, such as 42-inch custom cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, tile backsplashes, heavy trim and beautiful lighting packages.

Three of the four homes at Moore Road Estates are currently available:

  • Brookwood: five bedrooms and four bathrooms – $599,900
  • Wilmont: five bedrooms and four-and-a-half-bathrooms – $629,900
  • McAllister: five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms – $666,791

Moore Road Estates is conveniently located near Buford Highway, I-85, I-985, Sugar Hill, downtown Suwanee, the Chattahoochee River and a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment destinations. In addition, the community is located in a top-ranked school district that includes Level Creek Elementary, North Gwinnett Middle and North Gwinnett High schools.

For more information on the new homes at both Nesbit Landing and Moore Road Estates, contact agents Brittney Landrey at 678-463-2912 and Shannon Wilmot at 404-405-0614 or visit



Limited Opportunities Remain at Summer Haven in Buford

August 18th, 2014

Atlanta new homes

Buyers are running out of time to purchase a new home from Chafin Communities at Summer Haven, a stunning community in Buford, as just four opportunities remain! In addition, the builder is currently offering a $10,000 buyer’s incentive when you use one of its preferred lenders.

Two of the final homes that remain feature the beautiful Callaway home plan. Scheduled for December 2014 completions, these two homes offer five bedrooms and four bathrooms, and they’re both located on cul-de-sac home sites.

Priced at $346,346, the first home includes a front-entry three-car garage, a guest bedroom and bathroom on the main level, five-inch hardwood floors throughout the main living areas and a kitchen with upgraded cabinetry and a farm sink. In addition, the family room has a coffered ceiling and a stacked stone fireplace with a wood mantle. Upstairs, this home offers a huge bonus room, three secondary bedrooms and a master suite complete with upgraded tile, a frameless shower and a huge walk- in closet in the master bath.

The second available Callaway plan is priced at $349,946 and includes a two-car side-entry garage, a bedroom and bath on the main level, a kitchen with upgraded cabinets, a farm sink and stainless steel appliances and a family room with a coffered ceiling, stacked stone fireplace and wood mantle. Upstairs, the bonus room is enclosed and features built-in bookshelves, while the owner’s suite has granite countertops in the master bath and his-and-hers walk-in closets. In addition, this home has a great covered porch that offers the perfect relaxation space.

Also available at Summer Haven is a Hillgrove plan, which is move-in ready now. Located on a corner home site, this five bedroom and three-and-a-half bathroom home is priced at $331,590. This home offers a three-car tandem garage, a covered porch with an outdoor fireplace and a great room with a coffered ceiling, stacked stone fireplace, built-in bookcases and five-inch hardwood floors. The gourmet kitchen is complete with granite countertops, a travertine tile backsplash, upgraded cabinets and a farm sink, while the luxurious owner’s suite offers double vanities with granite countertops and a garden soaker tub in the master bath.

Finally, there is one available home site at Summer Haven that can accommodate one of four exciting home plans from Chafin Communities.

New homeowners at Summer Haven can immediately begin enjoying the community’s amenities, which include open spaces, a pond, recreation area, playground and swimming pool.

Offering a convenient Gwinnett County location, residents at Summer Haven will be just minutes from I-85 and Hamilton Mill, as well as a variety of shops, restaurants, entertainment venues, parks, golf courses, civic centers and more. The community is also in a highly sought-after school district that includes Ivey Creek Elementary, Glenn C. Jones Middle and Mill Creek High schools.

To learn more about the home buyer’s incentive available on the final homes at Summer Haven in Buford, contact Mary Grace Deas at 404-824-0892 or Jennifer Segraves at 770-896-1643. You can also visit www.EricChafinHomeBuilders.comfor more information.


Stonewater Creek One Inventory Home Left

August 15th, 2014

17 cropped4651 Gablestone Drive in Stonewater Creek.

The Brookwood! A beautiful home… and the last opportunity to be in a new home is Stonewater Creek by the end of the year!!! For the first time in two and a half years, Stonewater Creek is down to only one inventory home. The builder does plan to start more homes, but they will not be complete until early 2015. Please call soon to schedule your appointment to see this gorgeous home before it too is sold. As you can see from the photo it is framed, the roof is on and the siding/brick/stone are going up. We would love to walk you through it! Please bring your old comfortable shoes as they may get muddy!

Our in-house-decorator has done a wonderful job with the interior selections for this home. The perimeter cabinets will be Jordan doors with Ivory paint, and a cocoa glaze. The 8′ island will be a dark java stain to contrast with the ivory cabinets. The granite is a warm Giallo Ornamental Dark. It will all be accented by an ivory travertine tile backsplash with glass tile accents. The walls will be balanced beige with a panda white trim…. it is certain to be a stunning kitchen! All of the details and upgrades for this home are available in our sales office at Stonewater Creek.
We welcome you to visit our facebook page: Stonewater Creek by Holt Builders to see some of our finished homes. After you get to the site, please be sure to Like the page to get regular updates on the progress of the community. Also, please click on photos, and then on photo albums to see pictures of our finished homes.
We look forward to showing you all that Holt Builders in Stonwater Creek has to offer to you. We would love for you to be a part of this fast selling community! Please feel free to contact us for additional information. 770-757-8587 or 404-234-3499.

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Chafin Communities ranks in Top 20 Home Builders in Atlanta

August 15th, 2014



The Atlanta Business Chronicle recently released its list of Atlanta’s Top 20 Home Builders, which highlights the city’s top builders as ranked by the number of homes closed in 2013. Congratulations to Chafin Communities who made the Top 20!!

The top 20 home builders in metro Atlanta according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle list released on Aug. 8, 2014 are:

  1. Crown Communities
  2. D.R. Horton
  3. Ashton Woods Homes Atlanta
  4. Pulte Group
  5. The Providence Group
  6. Ryland Homes
  7. Lennar Communities
  8. Rocklyn Homes
  9. Acadia Homes & Neighborhoods
  10. Traton Homes
  11. Sharp Residential
  12. John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods
  13. Chafin Builders/Chafin Communities
  14. Patrick Malloy Construction
  15. Jeff Lindsay Communities
  16. SR Homes
  17. Talon Homes
  18. Edward Andrews Homes
  19. Peachtree Residential Properties
  20. Monte Hewett Homes



Take a Virtual Tour of Grand Oaks

August 14th, 2014

Grand Oaks is a prestigious East Cobb new homes community located in the much sought after Pope High School district. These stunning homes offer large open floor plans, 3 car garages, beautiful home sites, and the “ Million Dollar” location make Grand Oaks one of East Cobb’s and Atlanta’s finest. Click below to take a virtual tour NOW!

Grand Oaks

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Agent Fiesta at Willow Leaf in Buford on Aug. 14th

August 11th, 2014

new community model home in Buford

Metro Atlanta real estate agents are invited to attend an agent luncheon at Willow Leaf, a new community in Buford from Chafin Communities. The luncheon will be a great opportunity for agents to see the community’s brand new model home, view the move-in ready and under construction homes that are available, win prizes and enjoy a delicious lunch catered by Tin Lizzy’s Cantina!

The agent luncheon will be held in the community’s new Hawthorne model home, which features four bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms throughout two spacious stories. While enjoying the fiesta, agents can enter to win exciting prizes and tour the model home. There are also three move-in ready homes available to see, as well as nine new homes under construction.

Priced from $169,000 through the low $200,000s, the two-story Craftsman-style homes at Willow Leaf have a variety of luxury features that come standard. These features include granite countertops, 42-inch cabinets, coffered ceilings, fireplaces, and large master suites with spa-like baths.

In addition to beautiful homes, Willow Leaf has a variety of amenities available that homeowners will enjoy, including a swimming pool with a mushroom fountain, full basketball court, children’s playground, sidewalks and an abundance of green space.

The agent luncheon is being held Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., and it is sponsored by Doug Hudnall with Regions Bank.

To RSVP to the luncheon, contact the on-site community agents by calling or texting Lori at 404-516-0474 or Pam at 678-522-8886. You can also email the agents at or Please RSVP by Friday, Aug. 8th.

For more information on the new homes available at Willow Leaf,


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