December 2017

Found 5 blog entries for December 2017.

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.

Safety

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.

Quiet

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.

Restaurants

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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