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Olde Town Grayson Announces Sales Success

Olde Town Grayson has sold all completed inventory including the two model homes which opened in December.  More homes are under construction as the community is enjoying a resurgence of home-buyer interest. Gilbert & Sheppard Group has worked with the developers of Olde Town Grayson to re-brand and re-position the active adult community located in Grayson, GA.  The Lock & Leave […]

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Gilbert & Sheppard Group to Participate in Annual 50+ University Day Event

Members of Gilbert & Sheppard Group will be speaking at the 2012 50+ University Day in October.  The annual event is hosted by the Atlanta 50+ Housing Council and offers Continuing Education for builders, remodelers and real estate professionals.  Our team will present case studies and proven practices for successful real estate marketing – specifically […]

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New Program Helps Seniors Find Jobs and Gain Retirement Security

Gilbert & Sheppard Group is happy to share incredible news for the active adult community! It is an exciting time for seniors who are looking for work now that the AARP’s new Work Reimagined program is being implemented. The program is aimed at helping the older population to find jobs and keep financially secure for […]

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Betsy Sheppard of Gilbert & Sheppard Group Accepted for the 2012 – 2013 Leadership Gilmer Class

The Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently announced the new Leadership Gilmer Class for 2012 – 2013. Betsy Sheppard of Gilbert & Sheppard Group was elected to this class. “I am very excited about this year-long leadership program and I look forward to our first Kick-Off Mixer today at the Chamber’s office […]

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The Atlanta Homebuilders Association Announces New Professional Women in Building Council

The metro Atlanta HBA has launched a new local chapter for Professional Women in Building. Supported by the National Homebuilders Association’s PWB, the local Alanta PWB chapter will be officially launched on October 25. For more information, please Like  us on Facebook – Professional Women in Building Atlanta. We hope you will join this great […]

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Betsy Sheppard Serves as a Judge for the 2012 Mature Market Media Awards

Betsy recently participated as a judge for the 2012 Mature Market Media Awards. This organization is a 21-year-old national clearinghouse for professionals who work with older adults. You can learn more about the winners once they are announced at www.seniorawards.com

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Pinterest for New Home Sales – Why Gilbert & Sheppard Recommends It!

With the growing emphasis on social networking sites, it can be confusing which ones to point your marketing dollars to. In today’s fast-paced world, some of these sites can go in and out quickly, but Pinterest seems to be here to stay. If used correctly, Gilbert & Sheppard Group recommends using the site to target […]

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Atlanta 50+ Housing Council Luncheon at Founders Kitchen & Bath

Gilbert & Sheppard Group is a proud supporter of the 50+ Housing Council, which had a great meeting today! Held at Founders Kitchen and Bath, Inc. in Alpharetta, the meeting included a delicious lunch in a gorgeous setting. The Founders showroom created an amazing backdrop for the luncheon. Featuring stunning full kitchen layouts, closet designs, […]

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NAHB Does 700th Local Impact of Home Building Study

Gilbert & Sheppard Group is pleased to announce the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 700th local impact of home building study released earlier this year. These studies “estimate the jobs, income, and taxes generated by home building in various metropolitan areas, non-metropolitan counties, and states across the country,” according to a blog on the […]

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Boomers Prefer Active Adult Communities

According to a new article in Senior Housing News, “a majority of baby boomers ‘prefer to improve their dynamic lifestyle’ in retirement by moving to an active adult community.” This is great news for many of Gilbert & Sheppard Group’s clients such as Jim Chapman Communities, Park Springs, The Landings at Night Harbor and Olde […]

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