Beatles, Kate’s Club, and Ticonderoga

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Here’s hoping last holiday weekend was fantastic and full of celebration, relaxation, and gratitude. As for the rest of the month ahead, a few ideas… Watch Professional Tennis In The Blazing Heat–  Nothing says late July in Atlanta like the BB&T Atlanta Open, professional tennis’ annual stop in our fair city.  This year’s event features the tour villain Nick Kyrgios, local …

Decatur Home Prices Surge

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Home prices in the City of Decatur are up 73% since 2011.  Not a huge shocker, considering that prices are up just about everywhere, but a 73% bump within an entire municipality is pretty noteworthy. A quick chart, to help kick off our analysis: 2011 2016 Avg. Sales Price $360,916 $ 625,556 Total Homes Sold 241 309 Homes Sold <$500K …

Ma-Ma-Ma-My Lachona

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My new listing at 1439 Lachona Court is a happy house.  How happy you ask?  Super happy.  How do you know?  Because, I just know.  I’m a Realtor, and I look at- literally- hundreds of houses a year.  I know it when I see it, and this one definitely has the goods. Located in the Toco Hill area, this house is …

Morningside Mid-Century Showplace

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Our new Morningside listing at 1183 Zimmer is a new mid-century marvel.  It’s deceptively large, light-filled and open, renovated and upgraded in all the right places, and has one of the best backyards in the neighborhood, hands down.  Literally steps from award-winning Morningside Elementary and on one of the most desirable cul-de-sacs in the neighborhood, there are few boxes that …


Inman Park Condominium Sales Skyrocket

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There was a time not long ago when it was hard to give away a condominium in Inman Park.  Foreclosures flooded the market, and new developments struggled through their “closeout” phases.  Highland Avenue was dotted with recently failed small businesses featuring “For Lease” signs in the windows, and the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail was little more than a trash-strewn, abandoned …

Love at First Sight in The Stacks

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  The Stacks has always been one of our favorite loft buildings in Atlanta, and our new listing there hits the head right on the nail.  Love at first sight with this one: soaring ceilings, jumbo windows, exposed beams and brick, custom built-in & island, concrete floors… the list literally just goes on, and on.  Such a fantastic building, a …

Atlanta’s Best Spring

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OUR NEWSLETTER IS AWESOME. YOU SHOULD SIGN UP, HERE’S THIS MONTH’S VERSION. Hard to believe that it’s already Spring.  For our team, that means lots of real estate: buyers and sellers.  First time buyers, move up buyers, empty-nesters, two homes coming together, moving further out, coming further in… transitions of all stripes and sizes.  Spring, of course, can always mean so much …

HGTV in the ATL

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  House Hunters Family is looking for camera-friendly families seeking their ideal home in our own backyard.  Viewers watch an entire family shop for a new residence and the season casting now is highlighting Atlanta. The program is searching for its “family” edition and if your kids are between seven and sixteen and have very strong opinions on proximity to Piedmont Park or the presence …


Old Fourth Ward Home Prices Up 339%

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Home prices in the Old Fourth Ward have gone up 339% since 2011, according to my recent study of FMLS sales data.  339%. That’s not a typo folks, just some serious price appreciation. The Atlanta housing market has changed dramatically since 2011, the year that most housing economists point to as the bottom of the housing crash, and there is no …