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Daylight Savings Time - Getting Ready to Spring Forward

3/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Daylight Saving

Don’t forget to SPRING forward on MARCH 11, 2018!

On Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 am we will turn our clocks forward one hour.  The longer summer days will give us more daylight in the evenings. Some refer to this as Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.


Enjoy Spring Break!

3/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Spring Break

It’s that time again, the flowers and trees are blooming and the birds are chirping! SPRING IS IN THE AIR! We all look forward to that weeklong vacation known as Spring Break. 


How are you celebrating St. Patrick's Day?

3/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

St. Patrick's Day

On March 17th, everyone’s a little Irish. It’s the day we drink green beverages, wear Kiss Me I’m Irish shirts, and search for that auspicious 4-leafed clover


8 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in Tact in Sterling on the Lake

2/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

8 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in Tact in Sterling on the Lake

New Year’s Resolutions can be tough. Making a list of goals and achievements for the year seems simple, but as we move further into the year, it’s easy to lose sight of our intended goals.


Community Open House at Sterling on the Lake

2/21/2018 12:00:00 AM


Join us for our Community Open House on Saturday, March 25 from noon to 4 p.m. This is a rare opportunity to see all available Sterling on the Lake homes for sale, new and resale on the same day!

Tags: Community Events,Open House

How Sterling on the Lake is Redefining Luxury

2/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

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Sterling on the Lake is redefining what it means to live luxuriously by tailoring homes to your specific wants and needs.


Crafty Valentine's Day Projects

2/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Valentine's Day

Who doesn’t love a DIY present made from the heart? Leave your mark on someone’s heart by making one of these DIYs for Valentine’s Day!


American Heart Association Month

1/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

National Heart Month

February is American Heart Month!  

Your heart beats 100,000 times each day and sends 2,000 gallons of blood throughout your body - which is quite an amazing function!  Approximately every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a heart attack. A heart attack happens when a part of your heart doesn’t get enough blood, starving it of the oxygen it needs.


Mile Marker Makeover

1/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Walking Trails

One of our most popular amenities at Sterling on the Lake is the miles of walking trails, which have gotten a small makeover thanks to one resident!


Sterling on the Lake- Resident Rewards Program

1/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Downtown Flowery Branch

Just another great perk of living at Sterling on the Lake is our Resident Rewards Program! This program allows you to receive discounts from local businesses by showing your resident amenities card.


Two-Story Living

1/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

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Deciding on whether to buy a ranch or a two-story home can be a complex choice. There are many different parts to making this decision. Below are some benefits of two-story living.


Flowery Branch Welcomes New City Hall

1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Downtown Flowery Branch

The New Year brings with it many excitements and one is especially exciting for Sterling on the Lake as the City of Flowery Branch welcomes a brand-new City Hall to the downtown area! 

Tags: Sterling on the Lake,Community Events,Community News

Meet the Sterling on the Lake Activities Director

1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Jenifer Pomerantz

We would like to introduce you to our Activities Director, Jenifer Pomerantz!  Jenifer has been a part of the Sterling on the Lake team for eight years, and she is responsible for all of the wonderful activities we have each month, plus so much more!


Organization in the Home

1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Organizing Your Home

Check out these tips to help ensure peace of mind in 2018 with a well organized home! 



Your Post-Holiday Detox Guide for the Mind, Body & Soul

1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

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Adjusting to the high hopes for the New Year isn’t easy, especially if you feel like you indulged one too many times over the holidays. The best way to detox after a week of treating yourself is to nourish all facets of your life.

Tags: tips and tricks,Sterling on the Lake

Sterling Kids Going Back To School

12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Back to school


Getting ready to go back to school after an extended break can be hard on everyone in the family. Here are some steps to help you get back into the swing of school life!


3 Fun Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy This Winter

12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Indoor Activities


Oh, winter! ‘Tis the season of hot chocolate, family time and, of course, winter break. With kids at home to celebrate the holidays, there are tons of ways to turn indoor time into an adventure


Party Planning for the Big Game!

12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Super Bowl Party Planning

Don’t fumble on game night! Check out our list of game day party must-haves to score BIG points with your team!


Your Holiday Menu Made Easy

12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM



The holidays are right around the corner, which means the time has come to host your friends and family in your home for holiday festivities. Are you in a pinch planning a holiday meal? Let the Sterling on the Lake team help with a crowd-pleasing menu of traditional Southern favorites. From a refreshing cocktail to dishes with a twist, consider your holiday menu sorted.

Tags: Pinspiration,Tips and Tricks,Sterling on the Lake

Healthy Lunches for Healthy Kids

12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthy School Food

Sending your kids to school with a healthy lunch can be a battle!  Not only does it take time & planning, but there’s no guarantee that kids won’t ditch their apple or yogurt for a bag of chips or candy bar once they get to school.  Try these easy tips to tame the lunch beast and send your kids to school with a fun, healthy meal:


Favorite Indoor Gathering Spaces

12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Interior Gathering Space

Do you love to entertain? Your home can be the perfect place to gather with family and friends. Movie nights, birthday parties, holidays, football games or a simple evening on the patio, home is where the good times roll and memories are made! 


Winter Escapes

12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM


Everyone needs a winter vacation to escape from the craziness of the holidays. and reboot. We all love the holidays but between the shopping, cooking and family time we could all use a break. Whether you are looking for snow or beaches, we have a few suggestions for you!


Christmas Decor in Sterling on the Lake

12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Christmas Decor

Christmas is always a magical time of year full of holiday cheer. Christmas decorating is a sure activity in all homes.


Holiday Happenings at Sterling on the Lake

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Check out this list of all the fun filled activities planned at Sterling on the Lake!



4 Features that Make the Kitchen the Heart of the Home

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

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While many may state that the living room is the liveliest space of the house, the Sterling on the Lake team believes that the kitchen is truly the heart of the home. Think back to childhood days of helping your family bake holiday treats. You may not have created a five star dessert, but that didn’t matter. You were creating meaningful memories in your home. Memories that, to this day, take you back to the kitchen when the scent of freshly-baked goods wafts from the oven. The homes of Sterling on the Lake embrace what makes the kitchen the epicenter of the home with features perfect for crafting memories from scratch. 

Tags: Pinspiration,New Homes,Sterling on the Lake

Gift Wrapping Do's and Don'ts

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Gift Wrapping

The season of giving is upon us. One of the best parts of the holiday season is wrapping presents for loved ones.


Pictures with Santa

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

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A family tradition that many love to carry on are pictures with Santa. Living in Sterling on the Lake you have tons of options for seeing Santa and getting your photo made.


Tailgating Tips & Tricks for Game Day Glory

11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

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One of the best ways to celebrate fall is with an amazing football tailgate! 


Fall Invites Outdoor Gatherings

11/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Friends at Fire Pit

Now that the heat of the summer is behind us, the cooler weather beckons residents at Sterling on the Lake to enjoy the variety of outdoor gathering spaces in the community.


Eight Ways to Keep your Furry Family Members Warm this Winter

11/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Keeping Pets Warm

Groom your dog well and correctly for winter months. Avoid trimming, shaving or cutting your dog’s full weight coat so that his/her winter coat will be the source for staying warm during these months.


The Ultimate Guide to Shopping Local for the Holidays

11/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

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In what seems like a blink of an eye, Halloween has come to a close and the holiday season is officially here. Jack o’ lanterns have been swapped with strands of bright lights and cobwebs have been replaced with festive wreaths in the charming neighborhoods of Sterling on the Lake.

Tags: Tips and Tricks,Community Events,Community News

2017 Harvest Balloon Festival

11/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kids with Pumpkins


Another successful Harvest Balloon Festival is behind us.


Family Recipes: Southern Holiday Favorites

11/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Holiday food comes from the heart. Some of the most enjoyable holiday moments are made in the kitchen. From our families to yours, here are our some of our favorite holiday recipes. 


Fall Family Fun

11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Family, pumpkin spice, and everything nice! The weather is changing, back to school time is behind us and the holidays are right around the corner – fall always brings a sense of excitement to the community. In Sterling on the Lake the residents have so much to look forward to, the season feels extra special.

Tags: Community Events

Local Events Happening in November

11/7/2017 12:00:00 AM


Phew! What a month October was. The season notorious for pumpkins, caramel apples and falling leaves is now turning into the season of giving. With the holidays approaching November is a great month to gives thanks and show support, and to get outside before winter is here.

Tags: Community Events

Halloween, Sterling Style

10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Halloween is a magical time at Sterling on the Lake.  From home decorating to trick-or-treating to casual get-togethers with friends and family, Halloween connects neighbors like no other holiday. 

Tags: Community Events,Amenities

5 Fall Decor Ideas Perfect for your Sterling on the Lake Home

10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Fall is officially in full swing, which means more than just pumpkin spice lattes and sweater weather. By taking a quick stroll through our vibrant community, you’ll see our residents celebrating the arrival of autumn with their homes decked out in seasonal décor.

Tags: Tips and Tricks,Pinspiration,Community Events

Master Living on the Main Floor

10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

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The increased popularity of home plans that feature the master bedroom on the main floor seems to be a trend that is here to stay. And it’s easy to see why. It makes sense to live comfortably with the amenities you want and the easy access of main floor living.

Tags: New Homes

Five Reasons to Love Our Trails

10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM


Sterling on the Lake features miles of trails and sidewalks connecting neighborhoods, parks and amenities. You can experience all that nature has to offer, right at your back door!

Tags: Amenities

Five Reasons to Love Our Trails (1)

10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Nestled in the heart of the community, Sterling’s 75-acres of private lakes offer residents a respite from their daily routine. Tranquil and inviting, no two days on the lakes are the same! 

Tags: Amenities,Lake Luxury

Take to the Skies for Sterling on the Lake’s 8th Annual Harvest Balloon Festival

9/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

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The season notorious for pumpkin pie, caramel apples, and falling leaves is finally upon us, which can only mean one thing for Sterling on the Lake: Harvest Balloon Festival is here!

Tags: Community News,Events

There’s a New Cake Boss in Town: Meet Sterling Residents, The Barrett’s

9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

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In nearby Buford, you in fact can have your cake and eat it too, thanks to long-time Sterling on the Lake residents Charles and Jackie Barrett and their delectable new venture, Barrett’s Baked Goods, a custom cake and dessert shop specializing in interactive children's parties with imaginative, hands-on dessert bars, and corporate gifts and events.

Tags: Resident Testimonials,Community News

Building Your New Home

8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Sterling on the Lake has some of the finest builders in the country to help guide residents when building their perfect home.

Tags: New Homes

Escape to The Enclave, Sterling’s Newest Sanctuary

8/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

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In search of a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city? Soothe your soul and meet The Enclave, our newest neighborhood.

Tags: New Homes,Amenities,Lake Luxury

Dare to Compare Sterling on the Lake: Active Amenities

7/20/2017 12:00:00 AM


The desirable amenities in Sterling on the Lake stand out from the rest of Atlanta communities with unique features and fun family activities that bring together a vibrant community. Our residents get a chance to do more of what they love, thanks to the ever-growing list of amenities and community events available.

Tags: Amenities,Community Events

Sterling on the Lake’s Ultimate Guide to Downtown Flowery Branch

6/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Downtown Flowery Branch


Just minutes away from Sterling on the Lake is the historic downtown Flowery Branch. With origins dating back to 1873, this charming town has earned an A grade from and boasts unique shopping, dining, and cultural opportunities.

Tags: New Homes,Amenities

10 Incredible Reasons People are Moving to Sterling on the Lake

6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM



Whether they come from across the state or across the country, a growing number of new residents are making the move to Sterling on the Lake. Here are 10 incredible reasons why happy homeowners are choosing Sterling, previously recognized by Real Estate Scorecard as the Best Community in Georgia.

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Get Your Sterling on the Lake Resident for a Day Pass!

6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM



Finding a forever home can be hard, so we’re making it easier than ever to enjoy the full Sterling on the Lake experience with an all-access pass to the community.

Tags: Amenities,Community Events

Expand Your Skill Set in Sterling on the Lake

6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Beyond providing a vibrant community full of friendly neighborhoods and endless activities, Sterling on the Lake offers our residents the ease and convenience of attending continuing education and enrichment courses right here at home.

Tags: Community Events,Amenities

Master Gardeners Spring Expo Helmed by Sterling Resident

6/2/2017 12:00:00 AM


In need of a geranium genius or a petunia pro to help spruce up your garden this summer? Look no further than our own Sterling on the Lake resident, Elizabeth Dietz - Master Gardener extraordinaire! Dietz currently...

Tags: Tips & Tricks,Resident Testimonials

Keeping Your Pet Safe During the Dog Days of Summer

5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Summertime is family time and that should include your pets. Since fur coats are not optional for our furry companions, we have to take precautions to keep our four-legged friends cool when temperatures are hot. Here are 7 ways to keep your pet safe when temperatures soar.

Tags: Tips & Tricks

6 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Vacation

5/23/2017 12:00:00 AM


Your vacation has arrived, your bags are packed and you’re getting ready to head out of town. Before you and your family jump in the car or board a plane, take a few necessary steps to prepare your home prior to your next trip.

Tags: Tips & Tricks

Start Fresh with these Spring Cleaning Tips

4/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Bring back that new-home feel with spring cleaning! Our Sterling on the Lake Team has compiled tried-and-true cleaning tips that will make the process manageable and enjoyable.

Tags: Community Events,Tips & Tricks

Find Quality Pre-Kindergarten Programs Close to Home

4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM



Sterling on the Lake’s youngest scholars can set course for exemplary education through a variety of Pre-Kindergarten programs located right near the community. Our Sterling on the Lake Team has done the research and evaluated the area options, selecting four nearby early education choices that fit the bill with regard to key factors important to our residents, such as academic distinction, distance, and most importantly – recommendations from local parents.

Tags: Schools,Amenities

Taylor Morrison: America’s Most Trusted™ Home Builder

3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

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For the second consecutive year, Taylor Morrison has won the coveted title of America’s Most Trusted™ Home Builder. As one of eight esteemed homebuilders in Sterling on the Lake, the company is committed to setting the standard for superior living, and their continuously growing awards collection is testament of dedication to quality and customer care.

Tags: New Homes

Resident Spotlight: Karen Miller Tinker

3/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

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“Published author” can now be added to our list of inspiring residents and their accomplishments thanks to Karen Miller Tinker!


Tags: Resident Testimonials

Peachtree Residential: One of Sterling on the Lake’s Original Homebuilders

3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Peachtree Residential, a purveyor of classic and timeless designs, holds a special place in the history of Sterling on the Lake. As one of five original homebuilders, Peachtree has been a member of the Sterling Family since the community began in 2004.

Tags: New Homes

Spring into Fun with Activities Close to Home

3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Spring is in full bloom in Sterling on the Lake bringing warmer weather and an abundance of activities perfect for family day trips close to home and packed with fun. Looking for inspiration? Check out our list of the top spots to explore this season.

Tags: Amenities

You’re Invited: D.R. Horton Model Home Grand Opening!

1/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Baby, it’s cold outside! Join us as we warm up in D.R. Horton’s newest model home on January 28th during a Grand Opening celebration from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Begin the afternoon with a tour of the new The Belfort model, and follow with fun, food-filled activities for you and your family:

Tags: Community Events,New Homes

Get Fit Close to Home

1/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fitness Center

Get Fit Close to Home




Tags: Amenities

Button-Up Your Home for Colder Weather

12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Winter Berries

Whether it’s winter or summer, the temperature outside your home will never match the inside temperature—unless your home is properly weather-proofed. 

Tags: Tips & Tricks

Gold OBIEs Awarded to Sterling on the Lake Builder and Developer

11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Obie Award

Sterling on the Lake is proud to announce that the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council presented both its developer and one of its home builders with Gold OBIE awards at the 36th Annual OBIE Awards ceremony. As the premier awards program for Atlanta’s homebuilding industry, the OBIEs recognize excellence in more than 100 homebuilding, marketing, remodeling and personal achievement categories. Sterling on the Lake’s 2016 achievements included Best Community Website and Single Family Builder Detached.

Tags: Community News,New Homes

Pass the Thanksgiving Décor!

11/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Thanksgiving Decor

Tags: Pinspiration,Tips & Tricks

Join Sterling on the Lake for the Cook Residential Model Home Grand Opening

11/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

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You’re invited to the grand opening of our newest model home, the Appleton Chase home from Cook Residential! 

Tags: New Homes,Community Events

Tipton Home Builders to Add New Phase at Sterling on the Lake

11/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Model Home

Here we grow again! Current Sterling on the Lake builder Home South Communities is adding 36 new single-family homes in our newest phase, and a new amenity center is scheduled to be built and open next year.

Tags: New Homes,Community News

Sterling on the Lake Provides Donation to Local Elementary School

10/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Spout Springs Elementary School

Sterling on the Lake Provides Donation to Local Elementary School

Donation will fund new track at Spout Springs School of Enrichment

Tags: Schools,Amenities,Community News

Sterling on the Lake Quality of Life

10/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Quality of life blog

Tags: New Homes,Amenities

Community Open House at Sterling on the Lake

9/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

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On Sunday, October 2, 2016, Sterling on the Lake is hosting a community-wide open house, giving home buyers the opportunity to see all of our available homes at once!



Tags: Open House,Community Events,New Homes

Don't Miss the Annual Harvest Balloon Festival!

9/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Don't Miss the Annual Harvest Balloon Festival!


Tags: Community Events

Sterling on the Lake Convenient for UNG Students

9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Sterling on the Lake is a beautiful and luxurious community in Flowery Branch that has many exciting features to offer families. One of the most appealing features is its enviable location, which includes being conveniently located near the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus.

Tags: Schools,Amenities,Community News

Fall Landscaping Tips

8/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Lake Sterling at Spring time

If you love to garden, you'll love this step-by-step guide to Fall planting at Sterling on the Lake.


Tags: Tips & Tricks,Pinspiration

New Phase Now Selling

8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

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We are pleased to announce the builders for our newest phase.


Tags: New Homes,Community News

3 Ways to Love Lake Sterling

8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Get your splash on year-round at Lake Sterling, the heart (and namesake) of this amazing community. 

Tags: Amenities

3 Ways to Enjoy Autumn Outdoors at Sterling on the Lake

8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Welcome the fall season with open arms with three fresh outdoor activities and community features at Sterling on the Lake.

Tags: Community Events

Six DR Horton Homes Remaining in Current Phase

8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

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If you are looking for design innovation, superior craftsmanship and responsiveness to the needs of your family, then D.R. Horton’s homes are perfect for you. D.R. Horton prides itself in providing value and security when building homes and making the dream of home ownership a reality for many. At Sterling on the Lake, only six homes from D.R. Horton remain in the current phase, so act now as these homes won’t be on the market for long.




Tags: New Homes,Community News

The Bright Side of Moving

8/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Information Center

Sure, between the packing and the long goodbyes, moving has its share of challenges -- but it also has a huge upside.

Tags: Tips & Tricks

Excellence That's Recognized

8/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

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See Newland's History of Award-winning Development Practices.

Tags: Community News

Race in the kidFIT Triathlon at Sterling on the Lake!

8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kids Fitness

Active kids mean healthy kids, so we’re excited to be a part of an event to get your kids up and moving! Sterling on the Lake will be hosting the kidFIT Triathlon for kids of all ages to compete in swimming, biking and running!

Tags: Community Events

Our 3 Favorite Apps for Design Inspiration

8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

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If you're wondering about how a new shade of paint will look in the kitchen, or the best way to arrange your new, fabulous furniture, we have the app—actually, apps!—for that.

Tags: Tips & Tricks,Pinspiration

10 Steps for Selecting the Right Builder

8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Selecting the right builder for your needs is easy with these 10 steps.

Tags: Tips & Tricks,New Homes

Throw a Virtual Yard Sale! Our Top 5 Sites

8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Yard Sale

You know what they say…”one man’s treasure is another one’s, well, old tennis racket.”

Tags: Tips & Tricks

Come On In, the Water’s Fine!

7/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Enjoy your days relaxing by a crystal blue pool.

Tags: Amenities

New Construction FREE CE Course from Sterling on the Lake

7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Learn how to effectively represent buyers in new construction sales.

Tags: New Homes,Community News

Prepping and Staging Your Home for Sale

7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Sure, between the packing and the long goodbyes, moving has its share of challenges -- but it also has a huge upside.

Tags: Tips & Tricks

How You Know When It's Time to Move

7/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

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If home just isn’t where the heart is anymore, it may be time to move on. Here are seven reasons to get packing.

Tags: Tips & Tricks,New Homes

Modernize Your Home Design

7/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

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As time passes trends change and new lifestyle styles come into vogue – it’s easy to become overwhelmed with how quickly the world moves around us.

Tags: Tips & Tricks,Pinspiration

5 Ways to Sell Your Home Faster

7/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Buying a new home is exciting, but it also requires work when you have to sell your current home. Here are 5 tips from to make your transition a happy one. 


Tags: Tips & Tricks

Our Independence Day Celebration

6/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

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We would like to wish our residents, and everyone else, a Happy Independence Day!

Tags: Community Events

Open Floor Plans: The Way We Live Today

6/25/2016 12:00:00 AM


As you plan your new home, one of the most important decisions is selecting the floor plan.

Tags: Tips & Tricks

Built In Fun: Spotlight on Amenities and Offerings

6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM


Sterling on the Lake was planned for community engagement, connection and activity.

Tags: Amenities

Make Way for Fido

6/20/2016 12:00:00 AM


Your pets are as much a part of your family as the two-legged tots, so make sure they have a space all their own too.

Tags: Amenities,Tips & Tricks

Sterling on the Lake Wants to Help You Celebrate Father’s Day

6/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Father’s Day is right around the corner! On June 19, you don’t want to be scrambling to come up with a plan to show your Dad how special he is. Sterling on the Lake wants to help.

Tags: Tips & Tricks

7 Reasons Why Buying a New Home Makes Sense

6/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

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From personalizing your home to enjoying the security of a warranty, there are many reasons why buying a new home makes better sense than purchasing a resale.


Tags: Tips & Tricks,New Homes

Gone Fishing

6/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

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As we all know, our lakes are one of our community’s most valued resources and beautiful amenities.

Tags: Amenities

Retail Roundup: Country Living, Big City Shopping

5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM


You don't have to give up high-end shopping for small town charm. 

Tags: Amenities

Enjoy Our Newest Amenity

5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

The Lodge

Now that summer is here, what better way to relax in the sunshine than to spend some time at The Lodge?

Tags: Amenities,Community News

Temporary Road Closure near Sterling on the Lake

5/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Road Closure

If you are coming out to visit our community over the summer, a portion of Capitola Farm Road between Lake Sterling Boulevard and Lemongrass Lane will be closed for repairs beginning May 30th, but both entrances to the community off of Capitola Farm Road along with our model and inventory homes along Lemon Grass and our new one acre home sites will remain open during construction.

Tags: Community News,New Homes

Get Ready to Celebrate Summer at Our Splash Bash

5/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Are you ready for some summer fun? Our annual resident-only Splash Bash is this Saturday! Thank you to the Sterling on the Lake Residents who have RSVP-ed to attend this season opener!

Tags: Community Events,Amenities

Decorating Tips for Your New Home

5/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

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No home is complete without a few personal touches. One of the best ways to make a house feel like home is by adding some décor! Decorating a newly purchased home is one of the most fun things you can do. It is a chance for a fresh start, and the sky is the limit!

Tags: Tips & Tricks,Pinspiration,New Homes

One Acre Homesites Now Available

5/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

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We are pleased to announce 20 one-acre homesites by Cook Residential. The largest homesites ever offered at Sterling!

Tags: New Homes,Community News

Top 5 Outdoor Activities at Sterling on the Lake

5/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kids In Pool

The weather is getting warmer outside and we all know what that means: it’s time to get outside and have some fun!

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Perfect Day Trip Agenda: One Tank Trips

4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Beauty of Lake Sterling

Sterling on the Lake is uniquely situated to make the most of everything North Georgia has to offer. 

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Out With the Old, In With the New

4/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Rabun Living Room 724X484

As we spring into the warm and beautiful weather that this time of year brings, may people also use it as a time to clean and start fresh!

Tags: Tips & Tricks,New Homes,Pinspiration

Outdoor Entertaining Tips and Tricks

4/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

The Lodge BBQ

Some of your favorite family moments happen here, a destination only steps away: your backyard. What better way to celebrate this amazing weather than by having friends and family over? Outdoor entertaining opportunities are simply endless at Sterling on the Lake.

Tags: Tips & Tricks,Pinspiration

Celebrate Earth Day at Sterling on the Lake

4/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Flowers in SOTL

This Earth Day, we will be hosting our annual Recycling Event on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Our residents and those in the surrounding areas can participate by bringing used, old or unwanted items to the Lakeside Parking area of the Clubhouse (7005 Lake Sterling Boulevard) from 9 a.m. through 12 Noon.

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Community-Wide Open House at Sterling on the Lake

4/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Model Home (2)

You are invited to join us for our community-wide open house on Saturday, April 16 from noon to 4 p.m.

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Grab a Snack and a Book at the Spout Springs Library and Cafe

4/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Interior of Library

We couldn’t be more excited about having the Spout Springs branch of the Hall County Public Library System located right at the entrance of the Sterling on the Lake community!

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Our New User-Friendly Website

4/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Lake View

We’re excited to introduce our new and improved website!

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Tips for First Time Home Buyers

3/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Streetscape of mom and baby

Buying a home is exciting; however, going through it for the first time can be a daunting task if you aren’t prepared.

Tags: Tips & Tricks,New Homes

Sterling on the Lake Enhances the Health of Residents

3/13/2016 12:00:00 AM


Sterling on the Lake by Newland Communities is more than just another community, it’s a lifestyle. Our residents are able to enjoy the endless amenities that this one-of-a-kind community has to offer, from the lakes and parks to the fitness center and classes.

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Annual Spring Fling Event

3/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Easter Basket

Last year, our residents enjoyed springing in to the new season with a day spent hunting for eggs and passing time with loved ones and friendly neighbors. Back by popular demand, this free resident-only event will take place Saturday, March 19 at 10 am.

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What to Keep, What to Toss and What to Sell

3/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Yard Sale

Getting set to move but not sure where to begin? Check out our pointers on how to tackle the task.

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5 Tips for Running a Home-based Business

3/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

People in library cafe

Working from home offers an exciting opportunity to be your own boss in the comfort of your new nest. If you dream of a toll-free commute that only requires a trip down the hall (pajamas optional), then here are a few pointers to get you set up.

Tags: Tips & Tricks,New Homes

4 Pet Friendly Home Tips

2/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Couple walking dogs around lake

We would all do anything for our furry kids, but they can provide challenges from time to time — especially when enjoying your new home. Here are a few low-key ways to achieve harmony with your pets!

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Join Us for Harcrest Homes' Model Home Grand Opening

2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Model Home (1)

Realtors, prospective home buyers and area residents alike are invited to join us for the Harcrest Homes decorated model grand opening at Sterling on the Lake! Taking place Saturday, March 5 from 1 until 5 p.m., the event will include refreshments, samplings from Growler’s on Main and fun activities for children. In addition, all attendees will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a new Apple iWatch!

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Newland Communities named Developer of the Year

2/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

People with Awards

With more than four decades of experience, Newland Communities commitment to green and sustainable development has rightfully earned them the honors of representing Green Home Builder magazine’s Developer of the Year.

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Sterling is growing

9/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Sterling on the Lake begins expansion again.

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Builder Magazine LOVES Our Pool

7/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kids in Pool (1)

Builder Magazine has released their top 17 Community Pools and ours made the cut!

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Final Opportunities with Stonecrest Homes

6/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Streetscape With Family

Stonecrest Homes is down to their last few homes and homesites in The Springs at Sterling on the Lake.

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2012 Tennis Tournament

6/12/2015 12:00:00 AM


Sterling on the Lake Tennis Tournament raises money for Hemophilia of Georgia.

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Homebuilder Incentives for Spring

4/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kids In Pool

 Take advantage of the homebuilder incentives offered this spring, and you could be in your new Sterling on the Lake home in time for summer!

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Real Estate Scorecard Announces 2014 Bliss Award Winner for Best Georgia Community of the Year - Sterling on the Lake

2/15/2014 12:00:00 AM


Real Estate Scorecard was thrilled to have discovered picture perfect Sterling on the Lake located just north of Lake Lanier. This family oriented neighborhood is developed by Newland Communities, the largest private developer of planned residential and urban mixed-use communities in the United States from coast-to-coast.

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So Many Choices for Our Sterling on the Lake Students

9/19/2012 12:00:00 AM


Hall County Schools offer a school choice program that makes a highly personalized education available to all students. Students may apply to a school with a certain focus or a school with a unique program that matches their individual interests, aptitudes and goals.

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Sterling on the Lake is Close to Everything

6/30/2012 12:00:00 AM


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AJC Story on Sterling Resident

6/12/2012 12:00:00 AM


The AJC featured a story about Patsy Anders, one of Sterling on the Lake's Peachtree Townhome residents.


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Sterling on the Lake Stock the Schoolhouse Teacher Tribute

5/15/2012 12:00:00 AM

Sterling Stock

Sterling on the Lake showed their appreciation to hardworking teachers on May 5, 2012, by inviting teachers from the surrounding school systems to the community for FREE school supplies, giveaways, and a Cinco de Mayo themed lunch.

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Sterling on the Lake Inaugural Arts Fest

3/28/2012 12:00:00 AM

Art Festival

Our inaugural Sterling on the Lake Arts Fest painted a perfect picture of delight for all in attendance.

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Calling all Artists and Art Enthusiasts

2/19/2012 12:00:00 AM

Sterling on the Lake will be hosting it's first-ever Arts Fest!

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Village Park Comes to Life

7/1/2011 12:00:00 AM

Fire pit

Our beautiful new 4.5 acre Village Park is now open and blossoming with activity! Located near the Village Center, the park is ready for you to enjoy, with a fire-pit for family gatherings, decorative seating areas, big swings, play fields, and gorgeous trees and flowers throughout.

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Groove into Summer at Songs 4 Summer

5/15/2011 12:00:00 AM

Songs 4 Summer

'SONGS 4 SUMMER' Concerts Return this June.

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