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One of the best things about living in Midtown Atlanta is that it offers a perfect blend of a calm neighborhood feel with being able to live in the heart of one of the best cities the entire nation has to offer. In today’s post, we’ll describe what life in Midtown has to offer in terms of nightlife, attractions, entertainment, neighborhoods, transportation, education, and much more. But before we dive head-first into that conversation, allow us to say a few words about our Midtown Atlanta real estate agency.

To be fair, we aren’t only a Midtown realtor; we provide real estate services (facilitating sales and purchases) of homes in and around Atlanta. So whether you are interested in Midtown condos for sale, Old-Fourth Ward townhomes, or a new home in

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Team Sterling is an Atlanta real estate company worth your consideration. Whether you are looking to sell or buy an Atlanta home, we have the resources, connections, experience, and passion that counts in this industry. Beyond that, we believe that electing to go with Team Sterling is one of the best choices you can make during your Atlanta home buying (or selling) process because we are a team of local realtors that blends innovative expertise with old-fashioned work ethic.

To the first point, we pride ourselves on being a tech-savvy real estate agency. We utilize innovative marketing techniques and tools to get our clients the best possible outcome whether they are buying or selling. Our track record of success speaks for itself in many ways, but we

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The world of real estate doesn’t have to be a vicious one. In this industry, it’s not uncommon to find several real estate companies that are more driven by the bottom line than one that is motivated by their clients’ objectives.

What difference would it make if your Atlanta real estate agent behaved more like a consultant, or even a dedicated specialist — someone who is motivated by the satisfaction that comes with meeting the unique goals of each individual client they work with?

What if, and bear with us here, you didn’t have to choose between expertise and trustworthiness? What if there was a company that blended old-fashioned work ethic with a contemporary tech-savvy approach? How much of a difference would it make if you could be confident

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In our last post, we took the time to highlight more than several Atlanta communities for which we provide real estate services. We’ll continue to do more of that in today’s post, as there are plenty of Atlanta neighborhoods which we did not have time to get to. Among them are West End, Virginia Highlands, Old Fourth Ward, Kirkwood, Inman Park, Edgewood, and Midtown!

We’ll also do something else that was done in our previous post — explain what sets us apart from other Atlanta realtors. To that end, we are an Atlanta real estate company that combines an old-fashioned work ethic and dedication with a staff full of tech-savvy, innovative individuals. For Atlanta home sellers and buyers alike, we work diligently to accomplish your goals within the

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We call ourselves “Atlanta’s Real Estate Geeks” here at Team Sterling. We believe that tech moves real estate in a newfound way. And though having responsive, tech-savvy real estate agents working for us is only one slice of the pie, having access to a real estate company that is on the cutting edge of the industry goes a long way toward helping our clients buy or sell in Atlanta.

As this post’s title no doubt gave away, we’ll be taking the opportunity to highlight Atlanta’s many virtues for the bulk of today’s article. We’d be remiss, however, if we failed to point out a few of our own virtues here at Team Sterling. So before we talk about the bustling nightlife of downtown Atlanta or the rich heritage of Buckhead, allow us to say a few words about

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Do you love the colorful Victorian homes of Inman Park? Filled with picturesque Victorian mansions, this beautiful neighborhood is conveniently close to Little Five Points, Candler Park, Decatur, East Atlanta, and Downtown. Over the years, this historical neighborhood has experienced its ups and downs. What’s the story behind this unique neighborhood?

Atlanta’s First Planned Residential Suburb

Back in the late 1800’s, city workers lived and worked in the bustling downtown area. In an effort to obtain more peace and quiet for residents, Joel Hurt began building homes two miles east of downtown Atlanta on the land previously destroyed during the Civil War.

Fascinated by trolley neighborhoods in other parts of the country, Hurt built homes along the

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In our last blog, we explained the difference between OTP and ITP. As you may remember, living ITP means you live inside the perimeter in the heart of Atlanta. If you live OTP, you live in its surrounding suburbs. Although we highlighted the perks of living ITP, we failed to mention the perks of living OTP. If you have a family, living outside the perimeter might be the best option for you.


Unfortunately, one of the major downfalls of living in an urban environment is crime. It’s not unusual to have your car broken into in the city if you leave it parked on the street overnight. Although crime happens anywhere, including the suburbs, it won’t occur at the frequency it would in the city.


Depending on where you live, urban living

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If you live in the Metro Atlanta area, you’ve probably heard locals discuss the difference between living OTP and ITP. Often, both sides engage in heated debates on why their side of the fence is better. What exactly are OTP and ITP?

A major highway for city commuters, Interstate 285 circles around the city and is referred to as “the perimeter.” ITP refers to the urban area inside the perimeter while OTP refers to the suburbs located outside of the perimeter. Today we would like to discuss the perks of living ITP.

Shorter Commute

Let’s face it; Atlanta traffic is a nightmare. Commuting from the suburbs is long, time-consuming and stressful. Major highways are filled with wannabe NASCAR drivers and road rageaholics. Anyone from out of town could

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It’s that time of the year again where we release the core real estate stats for North Buckhead houses. For a more detailed analysis broken down by price segment, be sure to register below.

The average sales price for North Buckhead was down 12.7% to round out at $711,000. While not the worst month-to-month sales price decrease in Atlanta, it was considerably lower than the $1,000,000 average sales price North Buckhead saw in November 2016. Homes also saw a 3.1% decrease in how much homes were selling for compared to their list price in North Buckhead (an absolute comparison). The overall sales price was 91.3% of the list price for November real estate closings in North Buckhead. Days on market for homes that sold in November were down 58%, which is a

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If you love Atlanta, Candler Park is one of the best neighborhoods in the entire city. With about 55 acres of green space, the park itself is perfect for a taking a walk, playing basketball or having a picnic. During certain times of year, you could even take advantage of the free outdoor movies the community plays in the park. If you’re new to Atlanta, here are a few reasons to check out Candler Park.

Bohemian Vibe

If you are seeking a laid-back, progressive community, Candler Park is for you. With a truly small town feel in a big city, the heart of this community includes its residents and plethora of unique small businesses.


You don’t have to travel far to find delicious food when you live in Candler Park. If you’re craving

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