Archive for March, 2009

Georgia Homebuyer Tax Credit

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It’s still preliminary, but the state of Georgia is working on a homebuyer tax credit in addition to the $8,000 tax credit passed by the federal government last month.
Georgia residents who buy a home would get a three-year tax credit under legislation that easily passed the House today.
Under the bill, home purchasers would [...]

Sidewalk Program Update

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River Valley Road Sidewalks Construction
Construction is underway on sidewalks on both sides of River Valley Road from Riverside Drive to Amberidge Trail. This project, originally developed by Sandy Springs Revitalization, Incorporated, involves construction of new curb and sidewalks as well as associated driveway tie-ins and utility relocations. Repaving is scheduled upon project completion. An overall [...]

Homestead Exemption Information

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A homestead exemption is a reduction in homeowners’ property taxes.  To qualify, the homeowner must apply for this exemption on or before April 1st. Once granted, this exemption is automatically renewed each year as long as the home is continually occupied under the same ownership.  The home must be the legal residence for all purposes [...]