April 2015

Found 6 blog entries for April 2015.

My Zillow "Zestimate" is what?!

Zillow values in Hamilton Mill, Gwinnett County and the surrounding areas are not what they appear to be. Some WAY too high, some too low. Make sure you know the facts about your estimate before deciding what your homes value is.

On a $500,000 home for example, the Zestimate can easily be off by $40,000 or more! 

Want more information on your homes value? Give Matt Hermes, Keller Williams Realty. 678.775.2787 online at www.AtlantaHomesGuru.com

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Are you prepared for the Hamilton Mill Community Yard Sale April 24th & 25th?   If you have been a Hamilton Mill resident for a while, you know what is coming.  If you are new to Hamilton Mill, you MUST PREPARE for what is about to happen!

First of all, if you want to study the human psyche without going to grad school or reading a book on Freud, just hang around for the Hamilton Mill Community Yard sale.  Few things pique people's interest more than seeing a “Community Yard Sale” sign in front of their favorite neighborhood during the Hamilton Mill Community Yard Sale April 24th & 25th.  It’s hard to resist the thrill of potentially snagging a great vintage garden piece or lightly used high-end patio set for mere pennies.  Even though these treasures

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3 Things to Think About Before Selling as a FSBO in Hamilton Mill and Dacula, GA. 

Quick: Off the top of your head, what can a real estate agent do to sell a house that you can't do?

"Frankly, I don't think a Realtor® does much that I can't do myself," a New Jersey homeowner told CBS News. After all, real estate agents just stick a sign in the yard, hold an open house or two, and fill out a couple of papers, right? Since you, too, can perform these duties, why not sell the house yourself and keep the commission money?

This is a fallacy many Americans and even some residents in Hamilton Mill and the surrounding areas operate under when judging the job of a real estate agent. Keep in mind that lots of jobs look easy when you aren't the one

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Springtime Gardening Tips

With some of the nice weather we’ve had lately around Hamilton Mill, you are probably anxious to get out and do some gardening or work in the yard.  Here are some easy tricks to help you along the way. #2 is a little strange, but effective!




  1. To prevent accumulating dirt under your fingernails while you work in the garden, draw your fingernails across a bar of soap and you'll effectively seal the undersides of your nails so dirt can't collect beneath them. Then, after you've finished in the garden, use a nailbrush to remove the soap and your nails will be sparkling clean.
  2. Diapers (yes baby diapers) make keeping window boxes or hanging plants moist a snap. Lay the diaper open at the bottom of your basket or
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Jimmy Carter & I85 New Diverging Diamond Interchange

Whenever we get outside of our Hamilton Mill "bubble" and travel toward Atlanta, we can always expect a traffic mess at I85 & Jimmy Carter Blvd.  Gwinnett County Department of Transportation just opened a new bridge - the Diverging Diamond Interchange - over I85 at Jimmy Carter to help alleviate the "mess".

On Monday morning, rush hour drivers zigged and zagged their way across the Jimmy Carter Boulevard bridge at Interstate 85 in a sort of organized ballet of cars and trucks.  Monday was the first true test for new diverging diamond interchange designed to speed up the commute in Gwinnett County.   It opened late Sunday on Jimmy Carter Boulevard at Interstate 85.

For several days, police

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