CORE Homebuilders River Springs in Dacula

Dacula is a historic city just 30 minutes northeast of Atlanta. The city is full of history! It is home to the oldest building in metro Atlanta, the Elisha Winn House. Built in 1812, the house was used for a variety of government functions and was the location where much of the planning for Gwinnett County took place. Fast forward to 2015, the population of Gwinnett County is more than 850,000 and the county is known as the location for major businesses such as, NCR Corporation, Primerica, Waffle House, Canon and more.  Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) is also the two time recipient of the Broad Prize (2010 & 2014), which is the largest education award in the country and has resulted in $1.75 million in college scholarships for Gwinnett students.

The boost in population, an award winning school district, and the many industries located in Gwinnett have created the perfect location for CORE Homebuilders to build its newest community, River Springs, located minutes away from Highway 316, along the Alcovy River. It is here that people will have the opportunity to own a beautiful, semi-custom built home with amazing standard features in the growing city of Dacula.

There are three floor plans available in the community, the Auburn, McKinney, and Oakmont. Two of these homes are available for immediate move-in:

1750 Riverpark Drive. A McKinney floor plan consists of a beautiful four bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom home. Priced at $339,900, the ranch home features James Hardie Color Plus siding and trim with a three-car garage. This home also features a Zip System Radiant Barrier Roof Decking that offers a 90% reduction in heat transfer and decreases the attic temperature by 30%, which ultimately saves the homeowner money by reducing cooling costs.  The McKinney has a large master suite that has a gorgeous tiled master bath with a tiled shower and a large soaking tub with a tiled surround. The master bath also features separate vanities with beautiful granite counter tops and his and hers walk-in closets.  A fabulous gourmet kitchen offers access to the covered porch and is fully equipped with Frigidaire Gallery Collection stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, an oversized island that overlooks the large family room and a breakfast area. Wide stairs off the family room lead upstairs to a large loft space with a fourth bedroom and a full bath. There are 2 large guest bedrooms on the main with a jack and jill bath that features separate vanities.

1704 Water Springs Way offers an Auburn plan on a full basement and is priced at $374,900. This spacious two-story home has a three-car garage, five bedrooms and four-and-half bathrooms. The Auburn also features the James Hardie Color Plus siding and trim, and the Zip System Radiant Barrier Roof Decking. The future owner of this home will find everything they need with ample storage and counter space in the kitchen, which also features beautiful granite countertops, stainless steel Frigidaire Gallery Collection appliances and an oversized island that overlooks the large breakfast room. The large family room has two beautiful built-in book shelves on each side of a cozy fireplace, and exquisite hardwood floors. This home features a stunning oversized formal dining room that is perfect for entertaining with a 9 box coffered ceiling with crown molding, shadow boxing, and a chair rail. The main level has a large guest bedroom and full bath.  The wide staircase takes you to the second level of the home where there is an enormous master suite that features a beautiful tiled master bath with a tiled shower and a large soaking tub with separate his/hers granite vanities. There are three additional bedrooms.  Two of them share a Jack and Jill bathroom, and the fifth bedroom has its own full bath.

Amenities found in the community include a professionally landscaped entrance with a guard house and stone monument, a custom-built clubhouse with a two-story gathering room with vaulted ceilings, a soccer field, basketball court, four lighted tennis courts, an Olympic size swimming pool with water slide and mushroom fountain, an outdoor built-in barbecue area and walking trails.

Children in the community will attend award winning Gwinnett County Public Schools, Harbins Elementary, McConnell Middle and Archer High.

For additional information on the CORE Homebuilders River Springs community and the homes available, please contact Jennifer Murphy at 770-630-6567 or

Nesbit Landing and Nesbit Reserve offer Luxury living at its finest!

IMG_1543Home South Communities is proud to invite buyers to its luxury community in Sandy Springs, an established area of metro Atlanta. Nesbit Landing and Nesbit Reserve the intimate community of 18 luxury homes is now selling and is priced from the Mid 700’s.
As home sales skyrocket in the metro Atlanta area, homeowners have become more discerning when contemplating the features they want in a new home. Outdoor living and the ability to entertain outside the home have moved to the top of the list. All homes at Nesbit Landing and Nesbit reserve offer the ability to entertain outdoors with covered porches, optional slate floors, screens and all-brick or stone outside fireplaces, providing the perfect centerpiece to an outdoor living space made for entertaining. Having the option of an elegantly constructed outdoor living room gives homeowners in the South the ability to entertain outdoors nearly all year long due to mild temperatures.
The interiors of the homes at Nesbit Landing and Nesbit Reserve include hardwood floors; nine-foot ceilings on each level and master bathrooms with granite countertops and a partial frameless shower door, family rooms with coffered ceilings, and a loft on the second level.The homes feature exterior details such as concrete composite siding in the rear, wooden windows on the front of the home and maintenance-free vinyl Windows on the sides and rear. There is also a three car garage with side entry. All homes are built with basements have nine-foot basement walls. In addition, all Nesbit Landing and Nesbit Reserve homes come with a one- year builder warranty and a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty. Nesbit Landing and Nesbit Reserve are conveniently located near all major highways and more importantly minutes from the great shops and restaurants of The Forum on Peachtree Parkway. It is in the heart of Atlanta’s best private schools. For more information, please call Roberta Hanson at 770-231-1387.

Premier Residential’s Village Crossing Enjoys Sales Boom

new homes at village crossing in ellenwood ga by premier residential

The Premier Residential community of Village Crossing is now selling homes in Ellenwood, GA. Located just south of Atlanta, off Interstate 675, the builder is bringing homes to the existing community and new home sales continue to increase. Ellenwood is enjoying a resurgence in the market due in part to a population increase in the area brought on by affordable new home prices and convenient access to downtown Atlanta.

Premier Residential is offering nine floor plans in Village Crossing that will delight customers in the market for a new home. Pricing in the community begins in the high $150,000s, a tremendous value, and with the prime location, residents are just minutes from Interstates 285 and 675, which provide easy access to all areas of metro Atlanta.

Homes in Village Crossing are brick front, include four or five bedrooms and range in size from 2,000 to more than 3,200 square feet of living space. Premium features and details include open and airy floor plans, hardwood floors, granite countertops, tile backsplashes, recessed lighting, stunning fireplaces in the family room, oversized master bedrooms with trey ceilings, walk-in closets, large additional bedrooms and stainless steel appliances in the kitchens.

Homes currently available in the community include:

  • 4001 Village Crossing Circle – This four bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home showcases the Chesney plan and is priced at $169,900.
  • 4034 Village Crossing Circle – Priced at $196,490, this Yarmouth plan has four bedrooms and two-and-a-half-bathrooms.
  • 4030 Village Crossing Circle – This Montclair plan is a four-bedroom and two-and-a-half bathroom home priced at $229,990.
  • 3982 Village Crossing Circle – A four-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom Chesney floor plan priced at $169,900.
  • 4005 Village Crossing Circle – This Charleston home plan is priced at $184,990 and has four bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms.

There is a variety of shopping, entertainment and dining options are close to the community and popular destinations, such as Zoo Atlanta, The World of Coke, The Atlanta Aquarium, Panola Mountain State Park and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport are just a short drive away.

Interested home buyers looking for more information on Village Crossing can contact Connie Hayes at 404-932-0288 or visit


Gwinnett’s Madison Park Community offers Easy Care Living


Ewing floorplan at Madison Park by Expo HomesGwinnett County is one of the most popular areas to live in metro Atlanta and with the housing boom, there are more options than ever for choosing a new home. Traditionally, the home prices in Gwinnett have been on the high side, but the Madison Park community from Expo Homes is providing homeowners the ability to have that highly sought-after Gwinnett lifestyle at an affordable price.

Located in the City of Grayson and nestled between Cooper Road and Loganville Highway on Moon Road, Madison Park features four-sided brick ranch, master-on-the-main and two-story homes priced from the low $200,000s that range in size from 2,500 to 4000 square feet.

The interior details of these homes include high quality finishes such as nine-foot ceilings, hand-scraped hardwood flooring and crown molding.

Exterior home features include brick on all four sides of the home, a covered porch architectural designer shingle roofing  and more. As an added bonus, lawn care is included for every home in the community!

Residents choosing to buy a home in the Madison Park community will also enjoy amenities that include access to Grayson’s award-winning school system, lantern-style street lights, sidewalks and more.

Madison Park is also a short distance from The Shoppes at Webb Gin and a variety of dining and recreation options.

Interested buyers that would like to find out more about Madison Park can visit or call Carol Lee at 404-538-3702.

Sterling on the Lake Makes Builder Magazine List of Top Community Pool Picks

The Infinity Pool at Sterling on the Lake by Home South CommunitiesWhen the weather heats up, everyone wants to take a moment to go relax poolside. Now residents of Sterling on the Lake can consider themselves doubly lucky, as their infinity-edge community pool has been included in Builder Magazine’s list of top pool picks across the country. The list includes 17 of the most beautiful community pools from new home communities across the United States.

Community amenities can weigh heavily when it comes down to making the final decision on a new home. In addition to the pool featured in Builder Magazine, homeowners in Sterling on the Lake can also enjoy the communities’ three large lakes and more than 200-acres of open space with streams, waterfalls and nature trails. Sterling on the Lake’s resort-style amenity hub, Village Center, provides residents with even more community perks like tennis courts, a water park surrounded by several pools, various playgrounds, a library with cafe, private movie theater, fitness center and retail shops.

Home buyers are invited to visit Sterling on the Lake as Home South Communities currently has a beautiful collection of new homes available for purchase starting in the $300,000s. The builder prides itself on building quality homes that feature beautiful stonework, the latest in home design and energy efficient features. Home South also takes measures to equip its homes with premium outdoor living spaces. This is perfect for taking advantage of the mild Georgia weather year-round. Interior features of Home South Homes are also equipped with beautifully constructed built-in bookcases, open floor plans, gourmet kitchens and bedrooms that are located on the main level for convenience.

Interested buyers are invited to schedule a tour of a Home South home at Sterling on the Lake by calling Steve at 404-402-7001404-402-7001 , or by visiting



Laurel Manor Community Announces Model Home Grand Opening in Buford

Laurel Manor community new model home in Buford Ga by Home South Communities

Home South Communities announces the grand opening of the decorated model home in their Laurel Manor community. The Buford new home community will host the grand opening on Saturday, July 11 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Interested home buyers are invited to tour the model home and enjoy a delicious catered lunch provided by American Eagle Mortgage Company.

The model home is located at 3315 Moss Glen Court and is fully decorated to further highlight the premium finishes, details and features offered by the community builder, Home South Communities.

Once completed, the community will feature 104 new homes, and pricing will begin from the $400,000s. The community will feature single-family homes that offer 3,300 to 4,000 square feet of space and there will be seven floor plans available, providing prospective home buyers with options for both the home’s layout and exterior elevation appearance. In addition, homes can be built on a slab or basement foundation.

The homes featured at Laurel Manor display many of the popular features desired by new homeowners today. The nine-foot ceilings on the first and second floor, large open floor plans flooded by natural light, cultured marble countertops in all bathrooms, hardwood flooring options, gourmet kitchen features and exterior finishes all combine to make these homes not only a great value for the price, but also the dream home that many homeowners are looking for.

Residents of Laurel Manor will enjoy the ample green spaces located around the community, which include a large conservation area and a lake. Planned resort-style amenities are also under construction for the community and those will include a zero entry pool, two tennis courts and a children’s playground.

In addition to all of the amenities and premium home features offered at Laurel Manor, residents can enjoy being located in the popular Buford area. Buford offers an endless list of shopping areas, restaurants, movie theaters and everything a new homeowner needs to live, work and play in their new community. Parents with school-age children will also rest easy knowing that their children will be attending top-rated Buford City Schools.

Prospective buyers interested in attending the grand opening of the Laurel Manor model home can call our sales agents Brittney Landrey at 678-463-2912 or Shannon Wilmot at 404-405-0614 to RSVP. To learn more about Laurel Manor, visit

Coming to The Retreat at Westridge

Tamra Wade and Partners is excited to announce that Premier Residential will be building new ranch homes priced from the $150,000s in McDonough.  The Retreat at Westridge is an active adult community in Henry County.  It is conveniently located close to Interstate 75 and South Point shopping center in McDonough. The Retreat at Westridge also offers easy access to life’s necessities including a neighborhood Publix, Shane’s Rib Shack, China House and a CVS which are just a short walk away.

All Premier Residential homes are built with the homeowner in mind and utilize energy-efficient features such as Low E windows, energy efficient appliances, low flow toilets and programmable thermostats. This helps home buyers save money down the road. Additionally, the builder constructs its homes in accordance with the most recent building energy efficiency codes.

Residents at The Retreat at Westridge will have the added benefit of all lawn maintenance provided by the homeowner’s association so they have more time to enjoy life. There is also a community park and clubhouse to enjoy for special events.

Premier Residential features a variety of floor plans and hundreds of interior and exterior options to fit any taste. This allows buyers to customize their homes to meet their style and needs. Premium details found in Premier Residential homes include two-story foyers, arched entryways, chef-style kitchens, spacious master suites.

New homeowners will also have the security of the best warranty program available today. Premier Residential provides homeowners with a one-year limited builder warranty and an express 10-year insured structural warranty backed by Professional Warranty Service Corporation.

For more info on this amazing community, please contact Cynthia Merritt at 404-867-5070 or visit


Home South Communities Offers Luxurious Outdoor Living in Decatur


Home South Communities is proud to introduce buyers to its newest community in metro Atlanta, Oak Grove Manor. Located in Decatur, the intimate community of 14 luxury homes is now selling and is priced from the Low $700,000s.

As home sales skyrocket in the metro Atlanta area, homeowners have become more discerning when contemplating the features they want in a new home. Outdoor living and the ability to entertain outside the home have moved to the top of the list. All homes at Oak Grove Manor offer the ability to entertain outdoors with optional covered porches, and all-brick outside fireplaces, providing the perfect centerpiece to an outdoor living space made for entertaining. Having the option of an elegantly constructed outdoor living room gives homeowners in the South the ability to entertain outdoors nearly all year long due to mild temperatures.

The interiors of the homes at Oak Grove Manor include hardwood floors; nine-foot ceilings on the main level and eight-foot second -story ceilings; and master bathrooms with granite countertops and a partial frameless shower door. The homes feature exterior details such as concrete composite siding in the rear, wooden windows on the front of the home and maintenance-free Almond Windows on the sides and rear. There is also a two-car garage with front entry, and homes with basements have nine-foot basement walls. In addition, all Oak Grove Manor homes come with a one- year builder warranty and 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty. Oak Grove Manor is conveniently located near Emory University, The Centers for Disease Control, Georgia Tech and Georgia State. In addition, the community allows residents to easily access Interstate 285 and Interstate 85.

For more information on homes available at Oak Grove Manor, visit, or call 1-888-864-2530.

New Model Home Nearing Completion at Laurel Manor

new model home from Home South CommunitiesAs contracts have been flying off the shelves for homes at Laurel Manor, Home South Communities is excited to present its popular community with a new model home. Showcasing the Avondale floor plan, this home is currently being designed and will be available for touring and celebrated with a grand opening event at the end of June.

The Avondale model home features two stories and 4,500 square feet of living space including six bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms and a finished basement. The main-level guest suite makes the home hospitable while the finished basement with theater room, a luxury kitchen with an island and wine refrigerator and a rear deck overlooking the lake make the Avondale perfect for entertaining. Families would have the opportunity to grow and thrive in this spacious house with a grand great room with coffered ceilings, a keeping room with a wood beamed ceiling and stacked stone fireplace, and an upstairs loft.  This model home showcases many upgrades, finishes and features offered by Home South Communities.

The design center is to be located in the finished basement of the Avondale model home and will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m.

At Laurel Manor in Buford, home buyers will find executive single-family homes offering 3,300 to more than 4,000 square feet of living space. Priced from the $400,000s, Laurel Manor will offer 104 total homes upon completion; including seven spacious floor plans with four sides of brick and four or five bedrooms.

The homes can be built to the needs of the potential homeowner with choices such as slab or basement style, and whether or not they want the optional third car garage, office, powder room or upstairs loft. In addition, they will have the opportunity to make design selections, which include options such as Tuscan marble or granite countertops, soaking tubs with tile surrounds and extensive hardwood flooring.

Homeowners at Laurel Manor will have access to a variety of resort-style amenities. The community is home to large areas of conservation space and a private lake, and Home South Communities has begun construction on a zero-entry swimming pool, cabana, children’s playground and two tennis courts.

With Laurel Manor’s excellent Buford location and incredible price point, these homes have been an instant hit with buyers as 12 homes were placed under contract in just six weeks. Laurel Manor residents will be conveniently located near I-985, the Mall of Georgia, Chateau Élan and Lake Lanier Islands and Resort. In addition, the community is just minutes from the downtown areas of both Flowery Branch and Buford. The community is also part of the top-ranked Buford City Schools system.

To learn more about the Laurel Manor community in Buford, contact sales agents Brittney Landrey at 678-463-2912 or Shannon Wilmot at 404-405-0614. You can also find more information at



Fee Simple Townhomes Save Money with Style in Lawrenceville

There is hope for potential homeowners in the market for a new home, but afraid to commit because of the often unaffordable HOA fees associated with homeownership. Fee simple townhome developments are the way to go and allow homeownership without the hassle of traditional $200 to $300 per month HOA fees. For instance, the Green Bridge Creek townhome development is a fee simple development with typical fees of just $85 per month, which also includes lawn maintenance.

The development is conveniently located close to I-85 in Lawrenceville, allowing for quick highway access and short travel times to the downtown area and surrounding suburbs. The homes feature two-story floor plans with three or four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, two-car garages and, four-sided brick construction, which is easy to maintain. The interior details are as equally as impressive. Showcasing maple cabinets, granite countertops, and energy efficient thermal pane windows, these homes offer quality at an affordable price.

This beautiful community is surrounded by mature evergreen trees and features seven acres of green space. Only a limited number of wooded home sites remain. Each home has a patio for outdoor grilling and entertaining. Sidewalks in every part of the community give those wishing to take a jog or an evening stroll a safe place to enjoy.

For more information on the new fee simple community of Green Bridge Townhomes, contact Tamra Wade and Partners by calling 770-363-7544 or The community of Green Bridge Creek can also be found on Facebook at  Green Bridge Creek Townhomes by LCCI.