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3324 Peachtree Rd. NE., Suite C. Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 770-484-7888

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September 2016

Found 7 blog entries for September 2016.

The Atlanta BeltLine and the areas surrounding it are the most sought after neighborhoods in town. Connecting neighborhoods, drawing thousands, displaying local art, and hosting numerous events a year - it's easy to understand why so many want to be near the trail. These areas are also the most highly valued. In regards to the high home prices on the BeltLine - "The pace with which affordability is declining is much faster than anything else happening in our economy." says BeltLine CEO, Paul Morris. Morris and other city officials recently came together to discuss raising $7.5 million to encourage more affordable housing along the beloved, windy path.

About the Atlanta BeltLine -- it's "the most comprehensive revitalization effort ever undertaken

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We are thrilled to show you this beautiful home! This 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom custom John Willis home is a must see.
Please visit us this Sunday and we'll show you around.

Open House Details:

When: Sunday, October 2nd | 3pm-5pm

Where: 105 Legends Walk Circle, Milton, GA


Home Features:
- Guard-gated community. 
- Original owners. 
- Home backs up to cul-del-sac- room for kids to play 
- Extensive moulding 
- Architectural Roof Shingles
- Hardwoods
- New Paint
- Carpet & Granite 
- Upgraded kitchen appliance
- Private yard
- Bedroom on main 
- Screened porch
- Master suite w/ sitting area 
- Bath-granite & new shower
- Finished basement
- Top- rated schools
- Minutes to 400 freeway & Big Creek Greenway Trail
- AMENITIES: 11 lighted tennis courts, playground, Jr.

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Whether you're deciding on a move or have lived in Atlanta for years, feel like a local in no time with this handy-dandy Newcomer Guide thanks to the AJC.

This guide will turn you into a native with thorough information about the unique communities that make Atlanta special, help with municipal topics, restaurant go-to's, to even the best events not to miss. (That's Southern hospitality, right?)

As you may know, Atlanta is the economic and cultural hub of the Atlanta metropolitan area. "It also ranks 10th economically in the nation with a GDP of $276 billion. The estimated population of Atlanta in 2016 is 463,878.

According to 2015 US Census estimates, Atlanta's population is roughly 463,878 in the city, up from 456,002 in the prior year's

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Last week a Buckhead business group proposed a potential park that will cap Ga. 400 near Lenox Square and connect a trail network of green space and common areas between office towers and new residential high-rises. 

The Buckhead Community Improvement District proposes for a “world-class open space in the heart of Buckhead’s commercial core,” the organization said in a news release. 

Thanks to the AJC, we know more about this impressive proposal--"The project would stretch from Atlanta Financial Center on Peachtree Road to the Lenox Road-Ga. 400 interchange. It would essentially cover Ga. 400 and the Buckhead MARTA station, and connect with the PATH 400 trail network."

The park would offer unique areas for different activities, including

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You have been tossing the idea around in your head to buy a home. The market is still challenging and there seems to be less homes for sale, yet the demand continues to grow. As a result, "homes for sale are spending less time on the market and well-priced homes in sought-after neighborhoods move quickly." Don't fret! - the calendar is now on your side, and as Realtor.com's chief economist Jonathan Smoke suggests, make sure you're..

  • "Pre-approved for a mortgage
  • Working with an expert and responsive local Realtor®
  • Laser-focused on your needs, ready to make a decision rapidly
  • Willing to avoid contingencies or making too many demands of sellers"

(Read more what Smoke has to say.)

We want to encourage you and shed some light for

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We're welcoming the cooler temps and enjoying the best views of the city from The Realm. This Saturday and Sunday join us from the high-rise that we call home!

Where you can find us this weekend --

The Realm                     

     

   Where: The Realm   

   Address: 3324 Peachtree Rd. NE Atlanta, GA 30326

   Time: 2-5pm

   What to see:

This building has it all, and then some! First-Class amenities include 24 hour concierge, salt water pool, sundeck, firepit and grill, 2-level gym, 2 club rooms, business center,etc.. Take advantage of fine shopping, dining & night life all within close walking distance. Just 2 blocks from Buckhead Marta Station. Walk to Lenox Square Mall, Phipps Plaza, the W Hotel, AND much more!

 

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Thoughts of the recession may still induce nightmares, but the truth is according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau and other sources - the housing industry is currently healthy and sustainable. Especially in parts of metro Atlanta. Here's lookin' at you Roswell and Sandy Springs!

Want to see who made the list? Wallethub - a credit score and report site - made a list of 300 places in the U.S. that are the best real estate markets city by city.  Roswell (ranked 49th), Sandy Springs (74th), and Atlanta (101st) all made the cut! (We're pretty excited about it.)

These cities were ranked based on metrics like median home-price appreciation, housing affordability, and job growth.

AND good news for those interested in these coveted areas - the John

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