Akira Eiland: Eiland v. Raper

2017-03-27 22:27:12 nstyle

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Akira Eiland. Eiland is fighting a battle that most homeowners couldn’t even begin to imagine. Eiland has been living in her Waterford Pointe Subdivision home in Henry County since 2010. She purchased her dream house because it was declared lake-front property. Thinking that this would be the place where her husband and their 4 children would reside for the rest of their lives. She knew her father and uncle loved to fish so it was a no-brainer if this was the perfect house for her. Well her dream house became a nightmare in 2013. Enter Ann Raper a Southern Belle who purchased the lake and 11 parcels of land that were part of the foreclosed subdivision that developer Clyde Stephens of Greenleaf Development Inc. did not complete the Waterford Pointe Subdivision on nor were the homeowners notified of the foreclosure. Raper purchased the property for $8,000 in 2011, making her the new owner of the lake. In 2013 Raper decided to call the police and have Eiland arrested for trespassing. Trespassing on the lake front property that Eiland’s homeowner paperwork states that she is the owner. Eiland will never forget the night she returned home from enjoying an Anniversary dinner with her husband. The Henry County Police had a warrant for her arrest. Imagine being told you are trespassing on lake front property that you paid $236,000 for. 42 other homes in the subdivision were also sold as lakefront property, many of the residents are African-American older couples . In 2013, the Waterford Pointe Subdivision homeowners association wrote a letter to Raper trying to reaching a common ground. This did not got over well, as Raper did not respond for months. Instead of a response from Raper, the homeowners association received a letter from her attorney, Andrew Jackson Welch Jr.. After the first incident with the Henry County Police, there were 30 additional instances in which the police came out to Eiland’s home. The came out so frequently that Eiland knew the police by their names and even knew the Chief of Police. Eiland has employed the Alexander Law Firm, P.C. to fight the battle which she feels encompasses discriminatory practices against her. It has cost Eiland well over $30,000 in legal fees to file this case. Eiland is currently requesting the Georgia Supreme Court to grant an appeal which cost $16,000. Which is why the other neighbors in Eiland’s community haven’t been able to join the lawsuit. There is no telling how long the appeal process could take. At this point, Eiland feels threatened in her own home. Raper walks in front of Eiland’s house twice a day, two of her cars has been vandalized twice. At the end of the day, Eiland wants her freedom. She is a woman of faith praying to God to give them justice. -Skye Smith @skyebutterfli

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Chrishena Stanley

2016-04-12 01:38:03 nstyle

Host Shayla Raye sat down with Realtor and Reality Star Chrishena Stanley, a high-energy, highly motivated person, who has made a reputation in the Atlanta area for her drive and determination, and her commitment to her clients. She is now a key cast member of the new reality show Selling Atlanta on WE TV, which aired in November 2015, where viewers can saw her passion, skills, and personality first-hand. Check the interview here https://youtu.be/sPgkcvl13HE

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About Chrishena Stanley

Chrishena began her career in the broadcasting industry, first with CNN Financial News, and then with Inner City Broadcasting radio station of New York City. Chrishena moved from New York to Miami Florida in 2003, and got her Real Estate Agent’s license the following year. After a brief stint in Los Angeles, Chrishena moved to Atlanta in 2007 to begin “The Stanley Team” with her mother (who is an 18 year real estate veteran from New York City.) The Stanley Team was affiliated with Coldwell Banker, and in 2008 Chrishena was nominated as the Coldwell Banker’s Rookie of the Year. Leveraging this success, Chrishena transitioned to on-site sales for 1010 Midtown, one of Atlanta’s premier high-rise communities, where she became the number one sales agent. In 2011, Chrishena was the top on-site agent for the entire Atlanta Metro area. With a desire to move back into the resale market, Chrishena attained her broker’s license and moved The Stanley Team affiliation away from Coldwell Banker for a few years – but found her way back home in early 2015.

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T.I. Buckhead Home

2014-04-14 19:57:45 nstyle

TMZ reports T.I. leased a 4 Bedroom European estate in the upscale Buckhead neighborhood for business purposes to eliminate his 40 minute commute from the studio back home to his home with with Tiny in Jonesboro, Georgia.

 

Photos: TMZ

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Rick Ross Buys Evander Holyfield's Home For His Charity

2014-02-07 12:16:17 nstyle

According to MTV News Rapper Rick Ross purchased boxing legend Evander Holyfield’s  235-acre, 109-room Georgia estate. The mansion has 109 rooms, a bowling alley, the dining room seats 100 people, a 135-seat movie theater, an Olympic-size pool, a baseball field and a separate 4,000-square-foot home on the property. A rep told MTV while living in the home he Ross also plans to use the lavish estate for his In a Big Way Charity bringing inner city kids out of there element to the estate to utilize the baseball field, horse stable, and swimming pool. According to the ajc.com Holyfield’s home was foreclosed on in 2012.

 

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Photos: mtv.com, Rick Ross Instagram

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Usher Sells Raymond Family Home

2014-01-29 23:05:31 nstyle

According to Radaronline.com Usher Raymond sold the 12,544 square-foot Georgia home his ex-wife Tameka Raymond lives in losing nearly $1 million dollars in  the sale.

Interior details on Sandrarose.com

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Photos: Usher Instagram, Zillow

 

 

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