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Morningside Market Report: The First Half Of 2017

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Morningside has been one of Atlanta’s hottest real estate markets over the last few years.  To even the most casual observers of Atlanta real estate, this is nothing new.  With close proximity to Midtown, Buckhead, Emory and Decatur, Morningside has long been a sought after destination for Atlantans looking for a relatively central location close to the city’s largest employment centers.  …

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Castleberry Hill Dream Loft

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We love listing welcoming spaces that offer new Atlanta possibilities to potential homeowners and our newest, this top-floor, corner unit in the Deere Lofts at Castleberry Hill could not be a more ideal example. The loft features exposed beams, soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, and an exceptional roommate plan with two full bathrooms. The Deere Lofts also feature a fitness center, an elevator, …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

Filing For Homestead Exemption In 2017

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If you bought a home in 2016 that is currently your primary residence, you need to file for Homestead Exemption. There should be no excuse or exception. We’re talking about a golden opportunity to legally reduce your property tax liability. So, if you fall in to this category, or, you purchased in previous years, keep reading.  Some valuable nuggets to share, …

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Homes Near The BeltLine For Sale

The Atlanta BeltLine is Atlanta’s most ambitious urban redevelopment project since the days of Reconstruction.  When completed, the Beltline will provide a network of parks,  trails and transit along the 22-mile railroad corridor that circles downtown. The Atlanta BeltLine is transforming Atlanta with greenspace,  rail, trail, housing and art. There are 45 intown neighborhoods that will eventually be connected by the BeltLine, which is incredibly …

Morningside Elementary School Homes For Sale

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Morningside Elementary School is one of the top elementary schools in Atlanta, and within the district, there is a diverse range of homes for sale.  Morningside serves Ansley Park, Morningside and Piedmont Heights, and Sherwood Forest.  Founded in 1929, Morningside Elementary offers a nurturing environment, as well as a rigorous academic experience.  It not only ranks highly according to test scores …