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As a Realtor serving the suburbs of North Atlanta, I am confronted on a weekly basis with questions from potential home sellers; "when is the right time to downsize?"  I never seem to have a firm or standard answer to that question so I pose it to many of you: 1. When the last of your kids has ac...
Savannah’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration 2014 March 17th: Savannah will truly paint the town green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, a favorite holiday in Georgia’s First City. Named after Ireland’s beloved Patron Saint, St. Patrick’s Day enjoys a lively and spirited annual celebration in Savannah, ...
The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced to medieval Europe, passing through Rome and Venice in the 17th and 18th centuries to the French House of the Bourbons. From here, the traditional revelry of "Boeuf Gras," or fatted calf, followed France to her colonies. On March 2, 1699, French-Canadian ex...
Do all Real Estate Agents deserve their Fee?  NO they do not, and I have several examples that should help to define my answer: 1. Real Estate Agents that are NOT licensed Realtors. 2. Real Estate Agents that can't open a simple e-mail with an attachment. 3. Real Estate Agents that still use a Fa...
Since I am not a native Atlantan (few are); I just couldn't get over the excitement many expressed around the Holidays to ride on a Pink Pig.  That's right, I said a Pink Pig!!!!! The Pink Pig is a children's ride that sets up shop every winter on the top of the Lenox Mall parking garage. A fun b...
One of my family's most cherished traditions while living in the Boston area was to have Thanksgiving Dinner at the Wayside Inn in Sudbury, Massachusetts.  The atmosphere was perfect for that American Traditional Holiday and the food was delicious.  An outstanding experience to be enjoyed by all....
Halloween Hikes Halloween Hikes 2013 October 18, 19, 25, and 26, 2013 Admission is $9 (children 2 and under are free) A Family Event you won’t want to miss!   If you are searching for a unique Halloween adventure, we have the program for you. Take your child on a well-lit hike through the forest ...
Halloween Hikes Halloween Hikes 2013 October 18, 19, 25, and 26, 2013 Admission is $9 (children 2 and under are free) A Family Event you won’t want to miss! <img src="" alt="DSC00166 r s" />
I just finished reading an article reprinted from an interview conducted at CNBC with famed investor; Jim Rogers.  In the article, Mr. Rogers recommended strongly that current college students transfer out of Finance and Business degree programs into programs of Agriculture!  Now I am not a famed...
MARTA Expansion and GA400 Corridor: For those of us who depend on a strong and thriving economy as well as continued population growth and manageable commutes to boost home sales in North Atlanta; last night's MARTA expansion plans presentation at the Alpharetta, Georgia Town Hall provided few co...

John H. Mason

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