Learn all there is to know about the Forsyth County area and real estate market from Realtor, Gayle Barton of Berkshire Hathaway Georgia Properties.
If you have questions about living, working or playing in Forsyth County, GA please reach out to me.
If you have questions about Forsyth County real estate (Cumming, Suwanee, Alpharetta, Johns Creek), please get in touch as I have been successfully servicing real estate needs in town for many years! There are very few real estate agents in Forsyth County who have a stronger track record for being a top producer year after year and, as a Realtor living and working in the area, I know what makes Forsyth County special!
Forsyth County is a northern suburb of Metro-Atlanta, conveniently located between the waters of Lake Lanier and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, which provides homeowners with an enticing combination of both rural charm and upscale living.
One of the things you will quickly find out about the Forsyth County real estate market is how many exceptional subdivisions there are.
If you’re in the market to buy real estate in Forsyth County, GA or thinking about relocating, you’ll find an excellent selection of housing options, many of which are nestled around world class golf courses. Established residential neighborhoods abound with lush mature landscapes, with new construction opportunities available in the southern and western quadrants. Upscale or moderately priced, homes can be found conveniently located near award winning schools and shopping centers. In addition, those who are attracted to resort living may find the cottages and luxury homes around Lake Lanier an excellent choice.
For many years, Forsyth County has been one of the fastest growing areas in the United States in terms of percentage of growth. This growth is believed to be a result of the county’s proximity to Atlanta via GA-400 expressway and its appeal as a commuter area for people working in the Atlanta area. In 2008, the influx of high earning professionals increased the average income to a point where Forbes.com named it as the 13th wealthiest county in the United States in terms of median household income.
While Forsyth County residents find themselves able to commute to metro Atlanta’s numerous occupational, educational and cultural opportunities, they have been able retain a favorable blend of a convenient, upscale suburban living experience nestled in a semi-rural environment.
The undisputed center of Forsyth County recreation is Lake Lanier, a beautiful 37,000-acre lake created and maintained by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. With its many marinas and parks, Lake Lanier is enjoyed by residents and non-residents alike with fishing, boating, tubing, wake boarding, and water skiing the most popular activities.
The Forsyth County Parks and Recreation Department maintains over 15 parks in the county. Most notable are Sawnee Mountain Preserve, Fowler Park, Poole’s Mill Covered Bridge and the Big Creek Greenway.
In addition, the Cumming Fairgrounds hosts many events throughout the year including a rodeo, the always popular Cumming Country Fair, as well as the annual Master Gardener plant sale and a farmers’ market.
The Forsyth County School system is Georgia’s 7th largest school district, and home to over 42,600 students and 4,300 exceptional staff members. 35 of the local schools are state and national award winners which draws many parents looking for quality schools without the high property taxes usually associated with them.
|Elementary||Middle||High||Academies of Creative Education|
|Big Creek||Lakeside||Forsyth Central||iAchieve Virtual Academy (6-12 school)|
|Brookwood||Liberty||Lambert||Gateway Academy (6-12 alternative program)|
|Chattahoochee||Little Mill||North Forsyth||Forsyth Academy(9-12 non-traditional program)|
|Chestatee||North Forsyth||South Forsyth|
|Coal Mountain||Otwell||West Forsyth|
|Haw Creek||South Forsyth|
|Johns Creek||Vickery Creek|
Forsyth County Offices
110 East Main Street Cumming, GA 30040
Chamber of Commerce
212 Kelly Mill Road Cumming, GA 30040
If you’re thinking about selling your home, investment property or other Forsyth County GA real estate, I hope you will allow me to provide the assistance needed to make it a smooth and pleasant experience.
When you set aside time to interview Forsyth County GA real estate agents, here is a list of important things you should expect to see in the agent’s presentation: Their past track record of success, statistical data such as list price to sale price ratios and average days on market, along with information about the agent’s communication and marketing skills.
My area of expertise encompasses the North Fulton/Forsyth County area (Cumming, Suwanee, Alpharetta and John’s Creek, Windward, Milton and Roswell).
Because this area is also my home, I have an in-depth knowledge of the real estate market, school districts, and neighborhoods.
While that may seem somewhat limiting, I pride myself on being an “area specialist” and, as you’ll see from my website, I have extensive knowledge of these communities.
AS A BUYER, this specialized knowledge allows me to assist you in locating the perfect home, in the perfect area, for YOUR family.
AS A SELLER, my specialized knowledge allows me to market your home to the buyers most likely to purchase a property in your neighborhood
While putting a SOLD sign on your lawn is my #1 goal, I also want to do all that I can to help make the experience of selling your home a less stressful one!
I am well known for my use of innovative technologies to successfully market properties and matching buyers with the properties that most closely fit their needs. I am confident that there are few Realtors in Forsyth County who provide a higher level of online exposure by using social media channels, as well as search engine optimized results! But, despite my use of the most up to date high tech “gadgets”, I still believe that personal service is at the forefront on my success!
My honesty, integrity and enthusiasm guarantees that my clients are satisfied 100% of the time! Through my dedication to service I have earned the respect of my previous clients developing a rapport which has allowed me to build a business based strongly on referrals. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss with you why I am well respected as a Forsyth County Real Estate agent that homeowners can trust with their most valuable asset. Read my Client Reviews
I have been listing and selling homes in and around the Forsyth County area for many years. Please call or send me an email so we can discuss how I can best serve your Forsyth County real estate needs!
Do you have a home, or other Forsyth County real estate, you are thinking of selling and want a hardworking Realtor with a proven track record to work with? Call Me Today to find out why Berkshire Hathaway Georgia Properties has the #1 market share in our area.