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Be Informed & Stay Connected with Wynfield’s Neighborhood News!

Welcome to the Wynfield Neighborhood News page! Here, you will find special articles in the quarterly Wynfield Window Newsletter and so much more. So, settle in, browse around to read the newest Wynfield News, or head over to the Events page for information on upcoming events and meetings! You can also find the online versions of the Wynfield Window here.

We hope you enjoy the Wynfield News!

2019 Newsletter News!

December 7, 2019

Is Your Home Up for Sale or a Refinance?

Your Financial Agent may need info from the HOA to finish the closing or refinance Are you selling your home or refinancing the mortgage? Then I am sure you are in need of extra information from the HOA to complete the transactions in play. Some mortgage programs may request a […]
December 7, 2019
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Are You Planning Outdoor Upgrades to Your Home?

Don’t forget to contact the Architectural Control Committee for approval. Improving our homes, when done correctly, improves the property value and even the neighbor’s home value too. However, your Homeowner’s Association helps aid in maintaining neighborhood quality with minor restrictions to protect you from changes that can negatively impact your […]
December 7, 2019
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Wynfield 2019 Upgrades

This year provided our Wynfield community with multiple upgrades to our community areas. Here is a quick breakdown of the work the HOA dues have covered. Changed our pool company to work with Integrity Pool Services. The pool maintenance has been consistent, and the pool has remained balanced all year! […]
December 7, 2019
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Yamaroody Mama – Holiday Shopping

Hello everyone! It’s me again, your favorite Yamaroody Mama here! It’s winter! Our crazy weather went from summer to winter and basically skipped fall this year. You can feel the cold crisp air when you step outside. Everywhere you go, you see holiday decorations and we know that means the season […]
December 7, 2019

Neighborly Neighbors

Our supportive and thoughtful neighbors that help us out! A “shout out” of thanks to my neighbor, Melissa Matheny, who dog sat my 12-yr-old Jack Russell, Missy, over the weekend. Missy was not only diagnosed with SARDS (blindness) last year but also Cushing’s Disease, so I have been reluctant to […]
December 7, 2019

Wynfield Amenity Repairs

Here at Wynfield, we appreciate your involvement and opinions as we work to determine the best option for the Wynfield Amenity Repairs. One of the decisions needed for Wynfield HOA Community are more thoughts on the massive repair for the Pool Deck & Tennis Courts. They are certainly in rough […]
October 14, 2019

Contract Approved For Forsyth County’s Newest Elementary School

The sales contract has been approved to purchase 42 acres of land on Castleberry Road to construct the district’s 23rd elementary school. By Kathleen Sturgeon, Patch Staff | Aug 27, 2019 1:30 pm ET FORSYTH COUNTY, GA — The Forsyth County Board of Education has approved the sales contract to purchase […]
October 14, 2019

The Wynfield Website

Do you currently have access to the Wynfield Website (wynfield.org)? Have you had time to explore the different pages? Well, here are a few bits and pieces on the website that are useful for you, as a member of Wynfield Homeowners Association, to look at. Upcoming scheduled Events, including fun […]
October 14, 2019

Wynfield Fence Upgrade

Summer Upgrades! This summer provided our community with the major neighborhood upgrade to our Dickerson Road Fence. The process involved significant trimming back of the bushes, trees, and greenery to leave room for prepping the fence. Several boards were replaced, and the sanding involved scraping back the old peeling paint […]
October 14, 2019

Yamaroody Mama Blog

Hello everyone,  Yamaroody Mama here! As the school year came to an end, it was time to figure out what kids will be doing this fall. I have 2 girls that dance and registration had just opened. They both wanted to take ballet, jazz and also new classes. You know […]
October 11, 2019

This Really Happened

Composed By: Jay Green, Associate Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices THIS REALLY HAPPENED A Wynfield house was listed for sale the first week of March.  The homeowner did everything “right” to get the home market ready.  Freshly painted interior, pressure washed vinyl exterior.  The roof, HVAC system and water heater have […]
October 11, 2019

Community Pool & Tennis Repairs

POOL DECK & TENNIS COURT REPAIRS ARE NEEDED Here at Wynfield, we appreciate your involvement and opinions as we work to determine the best option for the community areas. One of the next repairs needed for Wynfield HOA Community is a massive repair for the Pool Deck & Tennis Courts. […]
January 9, 2019

Wynfield Uses Facebook Too!

Did you know that Wynfield Neighborhood uses Facebook to let us communicate with each other? That is right! Many of us personally interact with our family and friends through Facebook and other social media. We report missing or found neighborhood animals, fun sales, frustrations and HOA reports. We have 2 […]
January 9, 2019

Neighborly Neighbors

Our supportive and thoughtful neighbors that help us out! “I wanted to give a big shout out to my next-door neighbor, Frank! Frank generously installed a new mailbox for my other next-door neighbor who isn’t as handy but had wet mail when it rained. Thank you! I love this neighborhood!” […]
January 9, 2019

2018: The Year in Review

Stability. Appreciation. This pretty much sums up real estate activity in Wynfield during the past 12 months. Seventeen homes were sold throughout 2018 that were listed with Realtors. Another three or four were sold without being professionally marketed. If one unusually high and one low price are discounted, the remaining […]
January 9, 2019

Yamaroody Mama Blog

Hello everyone! It’s Yamaroody Mama here, enjoying some vacation time. The past few months have been spent driving to and from ballet practice and working on costumes. The Nutcracker has taken over our lives and I wouldn’t trade one minute of it for anything. It has been such an amazing […]
January 9, 2019

RED OAK Sanitation Discounts!

Do you have Red Oak services yet? We have some information for savings YOU can collect as part of Wynfield Neighborhood! We have selected a 3 year contract with Red Oak services following a neighborhood poll that reflected an interest in that option. The contract is 3 years of commitment […]
January 9, 2019

Team Management Has Arrived!

Meet Team Management! Our new Account Management is in coordination with Wynfield Homeowners Association, Inc! They have sent out your 2019 Dues statement. Your new statement is accurately reflecting any current balance along with the increased dues. You will still pay to Wynfield Homeowners Association and mail to the new […]
January 9, 2019

Planning on a Home Project?

Do you have a fence to build or any other outdoor home projects?  Reach out to us right away for help with the Architectural Committee’s approval. Make sure to review the requirements for building expectations on the Wynfield Covenants. They are accessible on https://wynfield.org You can email acc@wynfield.org for assistance […]
January 9, 2019

Community POOL & TENNIS Repairs

Here at Wynfield, we appreciate your involvement and opinions as we work to determine the best option for the community areas. One of the next repairs needed for Wynfield HOA Community is a massive repair for the Pool Deck & Tennis Courts. They are certainly in rough shape and budget […]
January 9, 2019

Welcome 2019

Happy New Year, Wynfield! 2019 is a brand-new year and it is already set up for a busy year with lots of changes and updates in our neighborhood. We hope you are already loving the work the HOA has completed and don’t forget how much more is coming up! 2018 […]

2018 Newsletter News!

October 1, 2018

Keep kids safe this Halloween!

Keep kids safe this Halloween! Please be cautious driving through the neighborhood after-dark on Halloween. With many children who walk and run on the street on Halloween Eve, we request that you do not follow your children in a vehicle as they are Trick-or-Treating due to the risk it may […]
October 1, 2018

Property Management Announcement

UPDATE! PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT We are currently working on our transition to our property management company – Team Management! During the next several months, the Board of Directors is working with our Team Management contact and by January, you will begin receiving statements and account notifications directly from Team Management. […]
October 1, 2018

Wynfield Neighborhood Survey!

Wynfield Neighborhood Survey! Covenants & Bylaws This year, the HOA Board has been encouraged by neighbors to consider updating the existing Covenants & Bylaws. The suggestions, so far, are intended to correct expired pieces that are no longer allowed by County Law. We would like to review possible changes that […]
October 1, 2018

Yamaroody Mama – Neighborhood Blog

The Yamaroody Mama! Yamaroody Mama here again! Its that time of year! The leaves are changing color and will soon fall, covering our yards with beautiful colors of orange and brown. The nice cool, fresh air… the windy afternoons… It’s my favorite season, except for the allergies, of course! Everyone […]
October 1, 2018

Our Neighborhood’s Beauty

Are you passionate about our neighborhood and it’s beauty? Were you inspired to join Wynfield Neighborhood with our lower HOA dues? We are too! And we need some help to keep everything maintained to the best of our ability without any extra major costs. If you are passionate or inspired, […]
October 1, 2018

Legacy Senior Center Proposal on Post Road

A large amount of information on this proposal can be researched on the links at the end of this article. Read the documents attached to each of the links for detailed information.  There are currently 3 linked proposals associated with this Senior Center that began in 2013. Please keep an […]
October 1, 2018

Neighborly Neighbors

Our supportive and thoughtful neighbors that help us out! “I would like to thank so very many of our neighbors who jumped right in to help when our home was struck by lightning. V*** B*** heard the lightning strike and immediately called the fire department, as well as collected and stored […]
October 1, 2018

Please Don’t SPEED in Wynfield!

School has begun again! Kids are walking in our Wynfield streets every morning and afternoon at a variety of times based on children’s ages and classes. They are also visiting friends, playing with pets, and riding scooters and bicycles after school. It is disturbing that I have seen multiple drivers […]
October 1, 2018

The Little Yamaroody Library

The Little Yamaroody Library is coming to Wynfield! What is the Little Yamaroody Library? Little Yamaroody Library is a way to inspire a love of reading, build community, and spark creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges. Your board has approved for a little library to be built and set up! […]
October 1, 2018

Restored Street Posts

Our Wynfield street sign posts have been refreshed! We hired a young man who worked hard to freshen up our street posts for the neighborhood. He began the project in the back part of the neighborhood and worked his way towards the front by cleaning up the decorative posts with […]
October 1, 2018

The October Neighborhood Newsletter!

The Wynfield Neighborhood has some of the best upcoming holidays this year! Ok, they might be the best holidays every year, but who is judging? Halloween is building excitement for many kids in the neighborhood and we all know families looking forward to some great fun, whether they are walking […]
June 26, 2018

Wynfield Community Pool Update & Tips

WYNFIELD COMMUNITY POOL HOUSE UPDATE The work we completed on the Wynfield Pool Area over the last year includes a new coating over the cement, new pool house paint, and the new cabanas for shade on the deck area. We did notice sharp edges of the tile after the initial install […]
June 26, 2018

The Yamaroody Mama – Summer Plans!

Hello!  Yamaroody Mamá here! I am sure everyone is working on summer plans. Most people have a crazy school year schedule and once summer begins, so many are working to find one camp or two or 10 to send the kids. This Yamaroody Mama has a different plan! Our summer […]
June 26, 2018

Wynfield; Housing Price Trends, First ½ 2018

To the surprise and delight of many, once again the number of homes selling in Wynfield has been low. Simply because few have come on the market (see last summer’s newsletter article “We Are Happy Here”). The demand for our houses is high and is reflected by significant appreciation in […]
March 16, 2018

The Yamaroody Mama!

Written by Andrea Fricano Hello! My name is Andrea and I am a Yamaroody Mama!   You may wonder what is a Yamaroody Mama? Well, let me start by introducing myself. I am a 41-year-old mom of 3 – two girls ages 8 & 6 and a 3-year-old boy. We […]
March 16, 2018

Children’s Healthcare Opening Massive I-85 Campus

CHOA Construction Begins! Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has announced plans to begin the construction of a brand new, massive campus called North Druid Hills Campus off I-85. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2020 and is including roadwork along I-85. Plans are still being reviewed. The new campus is designed […]
March 16, 2018

Water Leak Tips

Written by Darren Chase Discovered a leak in the wall! When I moved into my home, I noticed a large hole in the wall next to my garage doors. Turns out the previous owner experienced the dreaded burst frozen water spigot pipe. I did a little research to understand how […]
March 16, 2018

Wynfield: Housing Price Trends 2017

Written by Jay Green Christmas & New Year have come and gone. I hope everyone had an enjoyable and meaningful holiday season. Homeowners of all varieties are always interested in the value of their homes and commensurately the prices neighborhood homes are selling for.  As the local and national economies […]
March 16, 2018

Post Road Expansion Plans

Written by Darren Chase The Expansion of Post Road has Begun! That nightmarish turn at the Dickerson corner and the long waits to get past the schools and Vickery Village will eventually become a distant memory. The plan is to convert the 6 mile Post Road from the Atlanta Hwy […]
March 11, 2018

Protect Your Home Values With Productive Lawn Care

Proper lawn care creates impact where it counts: the first impressions. A beautiful lawn will set expectations for the rest of the home, it will differentiate your home from other homes of equal perceived value, and it could very likely add dollar value to your home. First Impressions Appearances form […]

2017 Newsletter News!

March 11, 2018

You Have Spoken!

Written by Dawnmarie Oyler We’ve been listening to your requests! Over the last year, the board has heard the request to better enforce our covenants. We are making a concerted effort to do that this year. We are focusing on a few of the covenants that have the biggest impact […]
March 10, 2018

Neighborhood Development

Written by Darren Chase           As a real estate broker and builder relatively new to this area, I still have an almost obsessive interest in land ownership, property sales, and construction projects. I thought I would put my sleuthing skills to good use and figure out what’s […]
March 10, 2018

Where Is The Poop?

Written by Darren Chase           In the immortal words of the musician, Prince, “Dig if you will, the picture.” This time it is of a mother hurrying down Wynfield Drive from the pool. She clutches her young daughter, who is screaming non-stop, her legs flailing out of […]
March 10, 2018

Wynfield – We Are Happy Here!

Written by Jay Green           A funny thing happened to many of us after we became Wynfield home owners. We decided to stay! Did you know the average length of time a family lives in a house is approximately 8 years? There being 238 homes in the […]
March 10, 2018

4 Reasons To Leash Your Dog

For all of us who have a dog (or more), going out for walks is one of our number one priorities in keeping them trained and well exercised! Here are four important things to consider regarding a leash on your dog. It is the rule. Although Forsyth County does not […]
March 10, 2018

Wynfield Pool Cabanas and Concrete Upgrade

Written by Darren Chase           Stop by and check out the newest improvements to your pool! When asked, most people responded that they avoid the wooden deck at the pool, because it is too hot to touch by midday. The deck is a major part of the […]
April 18, 2017

Important Tips to Help With Your Plumbing

Written by Jim Marinelli           Last year, we had a plumbing mishap at our home. We are grateful for the knowledge we gained from the plumber and renovation crew that worked with us during the process. So, we thought it would be a nice idea to share […]
April 5, 2017

Increasing Your Home’s Value

Written by Jay Green           To do or not to do? This is the proverbial question. Ultimately, the answer is “If it feels good, do it.” Allow me to explain. Home owners often ask what projects should be undertaken when preparing their house for sale. Fresh paint, […]
April 4, 2017

Glass Recycling Options In Forsyth County

I am sure you know by now that trash haulers in our county are no longer accepting glass in the single stream recycling.  Now is definitely the time to stop using the recycling carts for glass, if you haven’t already. According to the haulers, large fines are issued against them […]
April 3, 2017

Wynfield Preferred Hauler Is Red Oak Sanitation!

As a homeowner, every penny counts! Even small savings can make big changes in home budgets and that is why the Homeowners Association is proud to announce the option of selecting discounted services with our new Preferred Hauler Program through Red Oak Sanitation. Red Oak Sanitation is a local company […]
April 2, 2017

What to Know About Coyotes

Coyote sightings in urban areas are rare and are usually the result of human contribution to their food sources. Realistically, the risk to humans from coyotes is minimal. However, if a coyote is coming into a residential area, something is drawing it there. So, here are a few tips to help […]
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