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Jim Chapman Communities Offers Desirable Amenities

Brookhaven of East Cobb poolWhat amenities are active adults looking for when it comes to purchasing a new home? A new study from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that a lot of active adults are looking for amenities like the ones offered by Jim Chapman Communities, especially Brookhaven of East Cobb in Kennesaw and Brookhaven of Lanier Ridge in Duluth.

Can you guess which amenity 67 percent of participants want? Nearby shopping is one of the most desirable amenities active adults are looking for. Whether it’s grocery or retail stores, proximity to shopping is at the top of the list. Brookhaven of East Cobb and Brookhaven at Lanier Ridge offer residents great convenience to shopping. Grocery stores such as Costco, Wal-Mart Supercenter and Publix are a short drive from Brookhaven of East Cobb, and Cumming Marketplace is convenient to Brookhaven at Lanier Ridge. For active adults more interested in retail shopping, both communities are close to the Mall of Georgia, North Point Mall, Town Center at Cobb and more. (Continued…)

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Outstanding CAPS Projects Recognized at 2010 Homes for Life Awards

Renovated Bathroom Wins Award for Aging-in-Place DesignCAPS, still a new idea in the housing market, is catching on though and the 2010 Homes for Life Awards proved that. The acronym CAPS, meaning Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists, as mentioned by the National Association of Home Builders and AARP, assists Real Estate agents, remodeling designers, and home owners in creative, functional and attractive aging-in-place designs for homes.

After applying CAPS designs to a home, families can stay in the same home from their early years, to their retirement years, with no need to move to multiple homes in assisting changing life situations.

This year on Sept. 16, at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers Gala, the fourth annual Homes for Life Awards honored two outstanding CAPS designees: Jeannine Clark of Mannigan Design, with work in CAPS, and Carla Aston of Aston Design Studio, with work in CAPS, ASID, and RID. (Continued…)

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