EveryBlock Atlanta

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I am officially obsessed with EveryBlock Atlanta, an online news aggregator that pulls together all the information that you could ask for about what’s happening in your ‘hood. Well- not everything- it’s still in it’s nascent stages- but EveryBlock Atlanta can pinpoint the following info for every Atlanta neighborhood:

– Business Reviews (via Yelp)
– Real Estate Listings (via Trulia)
– Crime Statistics (via police reports)
– “”Deals”” (via ValPak)
– News (via several sources)
– Building Permits (via municipal reports)
The potential of EveryBlock Atlantahttp://atlanta.everyblock.com/ is unlimited- just take a look out how far they’ve tricked out EveryBlock Chicago, their hometown. Additional features include:
– Photos
– Business Licenses
– Street Closures
– Foreclosure Auction Results
– Restaurant Inspections
– Filmings
– Liquor License Applications
– City Press Releases
When you think about it, sites like this are a long time coming. In the past, you’d have to dig through a bunch of poorly designed, archaic municipal websites just to scratch the surface on this type of information. Now, it’s married with updated news and business reviews and set in a modern, attractive interface.
The AisForAtlanta seal of approval- the equivalent of Four Michelin Stars and the prestigious Daytime Emmy– hath been granted.
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Jon Effron is widely regarded as one of the leading Realtors in Atlanta, working with both buyers and sellers throughout the metro area to maximize their real estate investments. In 2014, Jon was the #1 individual agent at Keller Williams Intown, one of the largest brokerages in Intown Atlanta. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Jon was the Vice President of Development at Tujay Group, an Atlanta real estate development firm. His career pre-real estate included stints at ABCNews.com, eGroups (now Yahoo! Groups) and Elite Traveler magazine, where he served as the Vice President of Marketing.